randygrein at comcast.net
Thu Sep 25 23:11:19 PDT 2008
Last time I did the calculations that should be about 140 mph; the
tire circumference makes a big difference and I don't know how big
around the Michelin is. Of course, the rev limiter seems to have some
variance in it - both my 1st gen bikes would hit the limiter at an
Randy Grein, Master CNE, CCNA
On Sep 25, 2008, at 4:22 PM, Steve Robertson wrote:
> 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
>> 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
>> compared to stock.
>> Anybody have guesses on what the real speed was?
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