I read on another post somewhere that for every kg of weight u get rid of ya gonna get the equivelant of 1 kg of hp at the back wheel.
So to max the bikes grunt and get rid of the extra crap I threw out the stock can and put an Akro on. Maybe 2 kg saved. I swapped to a much better battery with more cold crank and also 2 kg lighter.
Passenger pegs, chain guide, got rid of a mirror, lost the one hung low tail section and changed the rear sprocket to an alloy job. Lost more.
I'd say I took 9 kegs off the weight all up, and talking with former inmate guymcfly, who now has the same bike - he reckons he's taken 10 off of his. Might b running tubliss tire systems.
Has anybody come up with a better number than that? I'd be interested to hear what people have done to there bike.