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Old 11-09-2013, 09:57 PM   #220
cyborg
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Originally Posted by stretchmoney View Post
A p-twin will always be lighter than a v-twin. A shared wall does 2 jobs for the weight of one.
Exception:How did Aprillia build that 450-550 V twin and get the whole bike so light? 230 lbs on the road?
Supposedly the honda vfr1200 V4 lump weighs A LOT, like 180-220 lbs or something.
I can vouch for the Aprilia V-twin 550 being light, when I had the engine out for a rebuild. Monster power from that little lump.

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