Gearing of L & R


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  • Huffa 2

Posted August 06, 2006 - 06:03 PM

#1

Just wondering if a street legal R with stock gearing will cruise comfortably all day at 70- 75 mph like an L would or would the R be revving too high and have to be geared taller?

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  • nxridge

Posted August 07, 2006 - 03:21 AM

#2

I own an L so i dont know first hand, but the R is designed to tear across the desert at 100 mph if that helps :thumbsup:

  • SniperTeamBravo

Posted August 07, 2006 - 07:00 AM

#3

Just wondering if a street legal R with stock gearing will cruise comfortably all day at 70- 75 mph like an L would or would the R be revving too high and have to be geared taller?

No, and yes.

Comfort is a relative thing, as some don;t mind the buzziness when using lower gearing.

I have a 96 XR600R supermoto and have 15~45 on it now. It does 102 top end, but thats not at the rev limiter, and cruises great at around 70. but I have yet to do that ALL day! I guess if I had to cruise ALL day on it it would be OPK if I got off every 100 miles or so to stretch and take a break. You need to do a few things though, gel grips, bar snake, and probab look into a rubber mount setup for the bars and some rubber footpegs if thats your need!





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