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Old 02-22-2013, 01:01 PM   #166
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where did you find an abs correction ring for the xmoto wheel? ive looked around and cant seem to find one anywhere so im about ready to have a run laser cut and sell a few to recoup the cost.
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Old 02-22-2013, 07:09 PM   #167
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where did you find an abs correction ring for the xmoto wheel? ive looked around and cant seem to find one anywhere so im about ready to have a run laser cut and sell a few to recoup the cost.
I'll check the packaging, but if I remember correctly I purchased if from a gentleman in Australia. This would have been ~ 2 years ago. I had forgotten all about it until looking through my parts box a few weeks ago.
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Old 02-25-2013, 10:18 AM   #168
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Good looking bike, and nice mods.

I've got the scorpion exhaust too, and you are right -- it's ridiculous loud.

The exhaust thread recently convinced me that the power gains weren't as legitimate as most think, so I'v been planning to reinstall the OEM. (The Scorpion was already installed when I bought my xmoto). I'm just waiting to get the bits ordered and a little time. Did you really notice a significant difference in power delivery?

I'd love to keep the Scorpion and just tone it down, so if anyone knows of a way to kill some dB...


Just for grins, Sunday was an absolutely beautiful day in Arkansas:

Great shot there! What type and size tires are you running on your xmoto?
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Old 02-25-2013, 05:35 PM   #169
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Continental TKC80
Front 120/70
Rear 150/70 17

Really great for gravel roads and such, decent for pavement twisties. But I'm sad about a high speed wobble that's developed, it wasn't there with traditional sumo rubber...
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Old 02-25-2013, 07:01 PM   #170
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Thanks,

Continental TKC80
Front 120/70
Rear 150/70 17

Really great for gravel roads and such, decent for pavement twisties. But I'm sad about a high speed wobble that's developed, it wasn't there with traditional sumo rubber...
Dam
Ng, l didn't think they made 'em in that size. Cool, thanks.
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Old 02-26-2013, 11:16 AM   #171
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At what speed is the wobble present?
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Old 02-26-2013, 12:14 PM   #172
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Depends on the severity of wind/crosswind, but generally starting at 80 mph indicated.

The pic above was from a recent trip, and my first time to have the rotopax on the tail rack. Interestingly, I experienced no wobble on that ride (just a day), even though GPS clocked me at 90 at one point. I don't know if the extra weight on the rear helped, or if the lack of wind was just incredibly favorable that day. I need to get out and ride it again here at home and gather some additional data and patterns before I draw any hard conclusions...

I've run 2 sets TKCs on my scrambler for almost 10k miles now, and never had any wobble at any speed. Hopefully I can get it dialed in for the xmoto, because I've absolutely loved the performance on gravel. Seems like the next best choice is Avon Distanzia, but that's a strong lean back to mostly street performance.
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Old 02-26-2013, 12:37 PM   #173
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I ran the Pirelli MT-60r front and rear last year, the front has most of the tread left, but the rear needs replacing at just over 5,000 miles. They did well on dirt, but the long pavement rides wore them out.
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Old 02-26-2013, 07:43 PM   #174
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5k is totally reasonable to me.

No wobble, steady at speed?
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Old 02-26-2013, 10:23 PM   #175
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5k is totally reasonable to me.

No wobble, steady at speed?
No wobbles, a slight vibration at 70mph, but it goes away by the time it gets around 80-85mph.
Here's my xmoto before I dumped her on my last ride fall 2012.
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Great to know about the tires. They aren't as aggressive as the TKC, but are worth a try. I'd trade a little mud sand performance for speed.

Nice seat on there btw!

You dumped it? Is it still in service?
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Great to know about the tires. They aren't as aggressive as the TKC, but are worth a try. I'd trade a little mud sand performance for speed.

Nice seat on there btw!

You dumped it? Is it still in service?
Thanks on the seat, it works great! No real damage, just the windscreen was lost. I'm also looking at Heidenau K60s or K76s.
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Old 03-02-2013, 09:21 PM   #178
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Continental TKC80
Front 120/70
Rear 150/70 17

Really great for gravel roads and such, decent for pavement twisties. But I'm sad about a high speed wobble that's developed, it wasn't there with traditional sumo rubber...
I forgot to ask, is that the stock rear wheel? It looks like it in the photo.
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Old 03-07-2013, 05:59 PM   #179
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I'll check the packaging, but if I remember correctly I purchased if from a gentleman in Australia. This would have been ~ 2 years ago. I had forgotten all about it until looking through my parts box a few weeks ago.
im just curious because i had gotten in touch with a gentleman that was getting them made for the other x bikes but they wont mount up due to the forged wheels. im hoping someone has actually installed one and proved its correction. I hate going down the freeway with my speedo saying 80mph and getting passed by little old ladies. wish I really knew what speed I was going without having my gps on. I know 86-88 on my speedo puts me at about 80mph. just want my bike to be correct. im kinda anal that way.
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im just curious because i had gotten in touch with a gentleman that was getting them made for the other x bikes but they wont mount up due to the forged wheels. im hoping someone has actually installed one and proved its correction. I hate going down the freeway with my speedo saying 80mph and getting passed by little old ladies. wish I really knew what speed I was going without having my gps on. I know 86-88 on my speedo puts me at about 80mph. just want my bike to be correct. im kinda anal that way.
I understand completely. My speedo also reads 88 mph vs 80 mph GPS. At one time I had a small printed "speedo vs actual" spreadsheet chart taped to my handlebars as a reference. I'll see if I can find it on my computer.

I haven't had any luck locating the abs ring package yet. Next week I'll have a go at swapping out the rear abs rings. On the XMoto it is pretty easy to pull the rear wheel off.
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