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Old 03-09-2013, 11:22 AM   #9
single
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Here's a nice article about some of the history of steel vs. aluminum in racing and some of the advantages and disadvantages that racers commented on.

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2003/...ltrellisframe/

It's not as black and white as aluminum is always better just because it's lighter. The FZ6 with the undertail exhaust had some seriously wacky balance issues.
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