Lightweight 790 Pic & Build Thread

Discussion in 'Parallel World (790/890)' started by MaineDrummer, Aug 11, 2019.

  1. Nowwhat

    Nowwhat I'll Go Second... Super Supporter

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    Going to put less gas in the tank hahahaha

    Seriously. I am out of places... latest pic all buttoned up. Fairing to tank pieces arrived as did the pigtails to connect the lights...

    When someone makes some billet triples I am in... 20191003_175110_1570204643418.jpeg
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  2. windblown101

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    Needs Air forks... :)
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  3. Nowwhat

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    AER Cone Valves....hahahaha....too much bike...
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  4. NoelJ

    NoelJ Been here awhile

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    LOL...is that even a muffler, or more of a megaphone?


    Rimlocks? Lots of wheel weights there.
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  5. 2 SPOT

    2 SPOT bring the rape whistle

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    looks good nowwhat,,,, crazy small muffler, how does it sound? and tthats is alot of wheel weight. how ya liking the fairing?
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  6. Nowwhat

    Nowwhat I'll Go Second... Super Supporter

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    Had to try to make it sound like a SE hahaha

    Fairing ... no regrets...no buffeting.....

    Yeah hopefully next front tire balances out easier
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  7. 2 SPOT

    2 SPOT bring the rape whistle

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    ive had a few scorp rally tires, really like them, but the last one i got had a wobble from a bad belt or something in the carcass, i've read a few others having quality issues with them as well, and now yours obviously has a very heavy spot? i think the QC on these tires might be lacking lately.
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  8. Nysane

    Nysane n00b

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    That's an SC S1 muffler, correct? Was it an off-the-shelf unit made for a Duke 790, or did you have to modify and tweak the pipe? I'm thinking about doing a similar thing on my 790 Adventure R, so would be grateful for any insights or advice. Thanks!
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  9. Nowwhat

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    Yup. It is the Duke pipe with a custom mid pipe...also has a spark arrestor welded inside....
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  10. comac90

    comac90 Where's Charlie?

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    Like the fairing . who makes that?
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  11. Nowwhat

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    Rebel X out of Italy....good stuff
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  12. Nevada

    Nevada Been here awhile

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    2lbs?

    Replace the fork shields with carbon fiber held on with titanium hardware. That might get you there.
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  13. RibRoy

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  14. strongleftleg

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    @RibRoy Please tell us more about your windshield!
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  16. 1coolbanana

    1coolbanana Long timer

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    You blokes that are doing a single rotor and tubed tyre/rim...
    The weight of a HD tube would nearly negate the loss of a rotor wouldnt it?
    HD tubes a heavy and especially the gyro effect out so far compared to a rotor.

    Just a question, not a criticism :-)
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  17. Nowwhat

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    2mm tubes not the UHD tubes

    Yup tubes add weight....but I have no choice. I cant run a tubeless wheel where I ride...it simply wont survive..

    My front wheel and tire are lighter than stock ... trying to make up for it..

    Also running a lighter rotor...

    Then there is the helium
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  18. OhDuh

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    I suppose you always could ditch the back plastics including the compartments. Maybe they are another 400g or so
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  19. Gaulin

    Gaulin Orange (& Blue) Crush

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    460 g each actually. Not insignificant if you're trying to squeeze out everything you can. This is more weight loss than you'll see throwing Ti fasteners everywhere.....
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  20. nibby

    nibby Been here awhile

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    I know it's not the front but I've just swapped out the stock rear wheel with the same e09 tyre tubeless for the new DID rear, same tyre but with a uhd tube and rim lock - new rear with tube was lighter than stock rear tubeless - So if similar on the front then single rotor will be even lighter with the uhd tube.

    That's only of course if the front wheel is lighter than stock but it normally is from my experience previously.

    I'm really thinking about converting to a single front rotor as getting weight off the front should make it feel pretty good?

    @Nowwhat your thoughts? you happy with it off road and acceptable on road? - What are the weight savings in total going this route?

    cheers
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