Your 200hp bike does not belong on the street.

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by 81forest, Feb 18, 2015.

  1. Big John Sny

    Big John Sny Long timer

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    Please elaborate.
  2. maxscycle

    maxscycle Been here awhile

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    What he doesnt know is Im a fat fuck and I need that power to get up hills[/QUOTE]

    Torque is what is needed to move weight down the road, not hp. Just look at any semi truck.
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  3. Tripped1

    Tripped1 Smoove, Smoove like velvet.

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    At least back in the day the LWT class were all heavy bikes with maybe 75hp......so no big throttles, the only way you were passing anything was to outbrake and/out turn them, likewise you are punished a LOT harder for basically any screw up as it takes longer to get back to speed.

    Which is the advantage of the big ass motor, if you blow a corner you can be back to pace rapidly, as you are very rarely actually using all of the power available.
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  4. James11

    James11 n00b

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    Yeesh. You drank all the koolaid, huh?