better brakes

Steve Robertson srobertson at
Thu Sep 25 16:22:22 PDT 2008

I used 10500 on the gearingcommander calculator and got 147mph.
Seems awful fast for a stock SV, unless you are going down hill with a
strong tail wind.

> My SV650 stock motor last year indicated 146mph at the end of Spokane
> Raceways.  This is with a Michelin C front using the stock speedo pickup.
> Gearing was 15/44 with a Michelin Power Race 160 rear tire and I was 
> sitting
> at the rev limiter (had to roll off just a tad before turn 1 or it smack 
> the
> rev limiter mid corner)
> No idea how far off it is but the front tire is a bigger tire than the 
> stock
> tire which unless I am incorrect means the speedo is going to read low
> compared to stock.
> Anybody have guesses on what the real speed was?

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