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    Re: Alloy Wheels from VFR1200F (both), Whats the best tires size?
    Reply #8 on: Dec 06, 2022, 01.38 pm
    Dec 06, 2022, 01.38 pm
    *Originally Posted by DaveinNC [+]
    If you get a chance can you post some pics of how you managed the front caliber/rotor issue with the smaller F-model wheels? Thanks!
    I would have been surprised if there was any issue as the lower part of the forks are from the VFR (F), using VFR calipers and VFR discs on the VFR wheels.

    Trying to mix and match the VFR and CT components would probably be a headache though, and I wouldn't have a clue how to combine the top half of the forks from a Crosstourer with the bottom from the VFR.

    Or is it the other way round? They're upside-down forks. It's all very confusing!  :027:


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    Re: Alloy Wheels from VFR1200F (both), Whats the best tires size?
    Reply #9 on: Dec 06, 2022, 03.04 pm
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    *Originally Posted by Hound [+]
    I would have been surprised if there was any issue as the lower part of the forks are from the VFR (F), using VFR calipers and VFR discs on the VFR wheels.

    Trying to mix and match the VFR and CT components would probably be a headache though, and I wouldn't have a clue how to combine the top half of the forks from a Crosstourer with the bottom from the VFR.

    Or is it the other way round? They're upside-down forks. It's all very confusing!  :027:



    I like the bike with cast wheels, especially for a road-only bike. Unfortunately, this looks cost prohibitive and sourcing used parts will be iffy at best. It might be easier and cheaper to just buy a new Multistrada V4.

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    Re: Alloy Wheels from VFR1200F (both), Whats the best tires size?
    Reply #10 on: Dec 06, 2022, 03.26 pm
    Dec 06, 2022, 03.26 pm
    The only other Crosstourer I've seen with cast wheels is one that had a Honda CB1300 front wheel and a VFR-F rear wheel, fitted by a dude in Austria.



    The front ABS ring was a modified CB1300, the front brake discs special production ABM, and the front fender slightly modified CB1000R.

    Front Tires: Bridgestone BT016 Pro 120/70/17
    Rear Tires: Bridgestone BT016 Pro 190/55/17

    The spoked wheels are a real pain to keep clean, I think I would have preferred alloys too.

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    Re: Alloy Wheels from VFR1200F (both), Whats the best tires size?
    Reply #11 on: Dec 06, 2022, 11.43 pm
    Dec 06, 2022, 11.43 pm
    *Originally Posted by DaveinNC [+]
    Thank you!

    Dude follow the pictures of front wheel.






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    Re: Alloy Wheels from VFR1200F (both), Whats the best tires size?
    Reply #12 on: Dec 07, 2022, 12.47 am
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    *Originally Posted by Hound [+]
    The only other Crosstourer I've seen with cast wheels is one that had a Honda CB1300 front wheel and a VFR-F rear wheel, fitted by a dude in Austria.



    The front ABS ring was a modified CB1300, the front brake discs special production ABM, and the front fender slightly modified CB1000R.

    Front Tires: Bridgestone BT016 Pro 120/70/17
    Rear Tires: Bridgestone BT016 Pro 190/55/17

    The spoked wheels are a real pain to keep clean, I think I would have preferred alloys too.

    The white wheels on the white bike looks absolutely stunning. 

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    Re: Alloy Wheels from VFR1200F (both), Whats the best tires size?
    Reply #13 on: Dec 07, 2022, 08.21 am
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    Very nice!
    So you fitted the front abs sensor of the VFRF?
    Did you fitted VFRF master cylinder also?
    I'm dreaming about that since a long time, to have a better front break.

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    Re: Alloy Wheels from VFR1200F (both), Whats the best tires size?
    Reply #14 on: Dec 07, 2022, 08.32 am
    Dec 07, 2022, 08.32 am
    Looks like the Crosstourer master cylinder to me. The VFR one is a sort of small coffin shape!





    My front brake is fine - do you think the VFR's is better?

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    Re: Alloy Wheels from VFR1200F (both), Whats the best tires size?
    Reply #15 on: Dec 07, 2022, 08.47 am
    Dec 07, 2022, 08.47 am
    It should be, as it is radial...
    I can see a sc project mufler, and can't recognize the exhaust collector, this bike looks very modified!!?