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Offline Big Bob

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Re: Wheels
« Reply #8 on: December 13, 2016, 04:52:58 AM »
I find it hard to believe that anyone on here has the skill level to push the road tyres available for the CT past their grip limits

Offline andyrob

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Re: Wheels
« Reply #9 on: December 13, 2016, 08:56:00 AM »
Saw a German CT with a CB1300 front wheel. The picture may have been on here. Lots of work to get the wheel/ brakes/ mudguard etc to fit.

Looked bloody smart. I would have a dig around but I'm on my phone.

Offline BiKenG

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Re: Wheels
« Reply #10 on: October 22, 2017, 09:39:22 AM »
*Originally Posted by andyrob [+]
Saw a German CT with a CB1300 front wheel. The picture may have been on here. Lots of work to get the wheel/ brakes/ mudguard etc to fit.

Looked bloody smart. I would have a dig around but I'm on my phone.

Was this it?
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Re: Wheels
« Reply #11 on: October 22, 2017, 09:47:47 AM »
*Originally Posted by scotsy [+]
...The front wheel would be 2" different in diameter for a start and that would drop the front end by 1" which would probably completely  f@ck up the handling

Since I started this thread I have made some mods to another bike of mine. It is a naked bike based on the 2012 FireBlade. Great bike that it is (https://www.dropbox.com/sh/mwwn4hy90tza9bk/AAA8aNvPWsZ53KaUclYf-6s5a?dl=0) I found myself kicking the seat when getting on it and sliding forward on the sloping seat while riding. So I modified the rear suspension linkage to drop the rear end by almost 2 inches. This has made it far nicer to ride from an ergonomic point of view and if truth be told, I cannot detect any significant difference in the handling on the road.

This sort of fine adjustment (or not so fine) is relevant to obtain the fastest times on the race track I grant you, but on the road it's amazing how much you can change without it making any noticeable difference.
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Re: Wheels
« Reply #12 on: February 20, 2019, 07:04:50 PM »

Offline andyrob

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Re: Wheels
« Reply #13 on: February 21, 2019, 07:38:12 AM »
excellent 1st post Garrelt! :031:

Sexiest CT I have seen.

 


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