Originally Posted by bmwhd
Assume a tire circumference of around 82 inches which yields a very theoretical top speed of about 100 mph.
It will very definitely run out of torque before it runs out of revs. A DRZ-S does also, and does not normally reach 100 mph actual, with far more power availble. But say yea for the 6 speed so that one can have a decent 1st for the woods without the bike revving out on pavement segments!
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