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Old 12-02-2005, 02:44 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Dirtgrain
How fast will it go, do you think? How high does it rev? At what revs do you have to shift it? Congratulations on your new bike.
Not sure yet.

Here's the gearing according to the owners manual:

1st 3.000 (30/10)
2nd 2.000 (30/15)
3rd 1.500 (27/18)
4th 1.250 (25/20)
5th 1.050 (20/20)
6th 0.904 (19/21)

The tach has redline at 10,500 RPM

Final drive gearing is 42/14 or 3.000

Assume a tire circumference of around 82 inches which yields a very theoretical top speed of about 100 mph.
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