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Old 10-01-2012, 01:48 PM   #8
DrKayak
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Joined: Mar 2010
Location: Shingle Springs CA
Oddometer: 722
I run crazy low gearing on my 450. 50MPH is maxed out in 6th. I considered going lower than 17/42 on my 950 but just can't see wanting it geared any lower on the street.

Once I was on some wicked technical stuff and the 950 got hot from slipping the clutch to go slow. On the other hand, I use 6th on the pavement every ride to milk more range out of the fuel hungry beast.
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