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Old 11-01-2012, 05:02 AM   #2
RGregor
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Originally Posted by ME 109 View Post
Anyone got some first hand advice on what to expect re rpm or other issues?
I have that combo in my bike.
If you want to know how rpm will change try this:
http://www.coerdt.de/rechner/rechner...00&btxt=R100RS

It's in german, but I think you'll understand it. It's calculated with 3% slip (Schlupf) and a 130/80 rear tire.
I've entered the long 5th as sixth gear so you'll see the difference.

You have a stock engine?
For travelling at constant speed this may be really good.
Acceleration in fifth will suffer, can't say how much.
My engine pulls it easily.
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