how fast


10 replies to this topic
  • Tom81

Posted January 03, 2006 - 07:48 AM

#1

Hi,
How fast do you guys think it is safe to ride om the R without a steering stabilizer installed??

I have been going around 140-150 km/h... didn't feel much for going faster :applause:

  • roadcam

Posted January 03, 2006 - 08:15 AM

#2

it all depends on your particular bike, and its condition ... ride however you feel secure ... go with your gut .. :applause:

  • Wheels up

Posted January 03, 2006 - 09:05 AM

#3

Hi,
How fast do you guys think it is safe to ride om the R without a steering stabilizer installed??

I have been going around 140-150 km/h... didn't feel much for going faster :applause:


On or offroad?

If you rip like that off road i would definatley get one. On road it depends on how you drive in the twisty stuff i guess. Just get one and be done with it i guess.

  • Supplicate

Posted January 03, 2006 - 09:51 AM

#4

IMO, it depends on your suspension set up.

IF you have your suspension dialed, it will soak up a lot of things that a damper will help on. I experienced this earlier this summer prior to ordering the damper, had just finished tuning the suspension and nailed a big rock, amazed at how little deflection I had on the front wheel.

Now... with that said... I'll never ride another bike off road over 40mph without a damper. Headshake is no longer a worry, I don't have to be on the ragged edge of control when blasting through the ruts, and when you hit the highway and pin it, you can take one hand off the grips and take a pull of water off the camelback, all without a single worry of the front end unexpectedly getting ripped from your grip. :applause:

  • BIGGITY

Posted January 03, 2006 - 02:41 PM

#5

If you ride high speed off road buy a STABILIZER. One of the top 3 additions I've done.

Suspension, Stabilizer, PowerBand ..... :applause:

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  • hill5150

Posted January 03, 2006 - 02:47 PM

#6

Get the stabilizer, your local hospital will thank you dearly............. :applause:

  • wr450fyamaha

Posted January 03, 2006 - 05:45 PM

#7

go as fast as ya want before you feel unsafe....thats your limit.

  • MAX2

Posted January 06, 2006 - 12:54 AM

#8

Ive had mine to 110 in supermoto trim with no problems

  • don87xr600

Posted January 06, 2006 - 02:12 PM

#9

If you ride high speed off road buy a STABILIZER. One of the top 3 additions I've done.

Suspension, Stabilizer, PowerBand ..... :applause:

What color powerband did you get?

  • blvd619

Posted January 06, 2006 - 06:00 PM

#10

speed up until you crash, then get a stabilizer and speed up until you crash again.

But seriously if you are going to ride at speed on unpredictable terrain it's a must. IMO

  • Old_Man_Time

Posted January 06, 2006 - 07:30 PM

#11

Hi,
How fast do you guys think it is safe to ride om the R without a steering stabilizer installed??

I have been going around 140-150 km/h... didn't feel much for going faster :applause:


I have found it a pretty stable bike. I use a stabilizer with it now and find it helps in the sand and rocks. I don't ride as fast as you. I generally stick to no more than 80mph which it could handle without a stabilizer. I only ride dirt single track or desert.





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