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Re: HAMMERED DOWN ON THE THROTTLE!
« Reply #60 on: Apr 01, 2017, 06:45:17 AM »
Light came on at 126 miles. Same pump fill up. 38mpg. Little more than 3.5 gal.
That's a lot better - there are some other factors at play - but you're pretty close to what you should be getting - now just go ride the beotch  ;D
You coming to the SERR in Maggie Valley - if you are you'll get in some good riding but most of all you'll meet some really great people - some that you've talked to here.
...........and your life will never be the same.
We shall see....I hope to make it up that weekend. Now, anyone else having problems with this yellow tree love sticking to their bikes?! Wow!

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    Re: HAMMERED DOWN ON THE THROTTLE!
    « Reply #61 on: Apr 13, 2017, 02:22:57 PM »
    Should be in the 240 club this weekend. Has anyone heard of being able to run a 260 on the stock rim? A guy approached me at church two weeks ago saying that he had a 260 on his raider. I assumed he was just mistaken. Anywho...

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    Re: HAMMERED DOWN ON THE THROTTLE!
    « Reply #62 on: Apr 13, 2017, 02:30:00 PM »
    I would say a 260 Too big of a tire for a 7.5" rim. Probably would rub the swingarm. I wouldn't run anything larger than a 240 on my raider

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      Re: HAMMERED DOWN ON THE THROTTLE!
      « Reply #63 on: Apr 13, 2017, 02:35:21 PM »
      My avon 240 should be at the house by now. I can't even see the tread line on the factory 210 anymore...

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      Re: HAMMERED DOWN ON THE THROTTLE!
      « Reply #64 on: Apr 13, 2017, 02:39:09 PM »
      I would say a 260 Too big of a tire for a 7.5" rim. Probably would rub the swingarm. I wouldn't run anything larger than a 240 on my raider

      PhysicsDude55 has a 260 on his stock rim and says it doesn't rub.  I don't know how it doesn't but that's what he says...  :shrug:

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      Re: HAMMERED DOWN ON THE THROTTLE!
      « Reply #65 on: Apr 13, 2017, 02:46:55 PM »
      I would say a 260 Too big of a tire for a 7.5" rim. Probably would rub the swingarm. I wouldn't run anything larger than a 240 on my raider

      PhysicsDude55 has a 260 on his stock rim and says it doesn't rub.  I don't know how it doesn't but that's what he says...  :shrug:

      I,think it is because the wider tires need a wider rim to expand and keep a low profile.  The narrow rim causes the tire to stay narrow and bulge making it stand taller.  I could be wrong but it makes sense to me.
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      Re: HAMMERED DOWN ON THE THROTTLE!
      « Reply #66 on: Apr 13, 2017, 03:05:08 PM »
      I would say a 260 Too big of a tire for a 7.5" rim. Probably would rub the swingarm. I wouldn't run anything larger than a 240 on my raider

      PhysicsDude55 has a 260 on his stock rim and says it doesn't rub.  I don't know how it doesn't but that's what he says...  :shrug:

      I,think it is because the wider tires need a wider rim to expand and keep a low profile.  The narrow rim causes the tire to stay narrow and bulge making it stand taller.  I could be wrong but it makes sense to me.

      You're not wrong, my 240 on my 8.5" rim is slightly wider than the 250 on the stock 7.5" rim.

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      Re: HAMMERED DOWN ON THE THROTTLE!
      « Reply #67 on: Apr 20, 2017, 08:50:12 AM »
      Well here it goes. Tonight after leaving work I decided to try the 113 out. So from a stop sign I let it roar. Let me tell you; I need to get a tune or something. This engine is not what I thought it would be...my old Kawasaki Versys 1000 seemed to pull harder from a dig. That engine was an inline 4 with 120 hp and a 75 lb ft flatline tq curve.  Does anyone have any ideas.  I am an average sized guy (6'5" 275lbs), but this raider has to be down on power (I hope). The clutch feels strong, but I have a feeling the dyno will show the truth about the clutch.  I am just a little reluctant to spend $400 for a tuning session at livingood motorsports near where I live.

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      Re: HAMMERED DOWN ON THE THROTTLE!
      « Reply #68 on: Apr 21, 2017, 12:14:49 AM »
      Well here it goes. Tonight after leaving work I decided to try the 113 out. So from a stop sign I let it roar. Let me tell you; I need to get a tune or something. This engine is not what I thought it would be...my old Kawasaki Versys 1000 seemed to pull harder from a dig. That engine was an inline 4 with 120 hp and a 75 lb ft flatline tq curve.  Does anyone have any ideas.  I am an average sized guy (6'5" 275lbs), but this raider has to be down on power (I hope). The clutch feels strong, but I have a feeling the dyno will show the truth about the clutch.  I am just a little reluctant to spend $400 for a tuning session at livingood motorsports near where I live.
      On a side note...I'm surprised nobody commented on the "Average size guy (6'5" 275)...here in Michigan I'm guessn average is more like 5'9" 175

       :agree: I couldn't help chuckling.  I'm guessing that Georgboy31 grew up in a very "large" family, if you know what I mean, for him to feel that he's only "average".  Come to think of it though, he is an average sized guy ... on an NFL team that is!   ;) ;)


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      Re: HAMMERED DOWN ON THE THROTTLE!
      « Reply #69 on: Apr 21, 2017, 08:17:17 AM »
      Well here it goes. Tonight after leaving work I decided to try the 113 out. So from a stop sign I let it roar. Let me tell you; I need to get a tune or something. This engine is not what I thought it would be...my old Kawasaki Versys 1000 seemed to pull harder from a dig. That engine was an inline 4 with 120 hp and a 75 lb ft flatline tq curve.  Does anyone have any ideas.  I am an average sized guy (6'5" 275lbs), but this raider has to be down on power (I hope). The clutch feels strong, but I have a feeling the dyno will show the truth about the clutch.  I am just a little reluctant to spend $400 for a tuning session at livingood motorsports near where I live.
      On a side note...I'm surprised nobody commented on the "Average size guy (6'5" 275)...here in Michigan I'm guessn average is more like 5'9" 175

       :agree: I couldn't help chuckling.  I'm guessing that Georgboy31 grew up in a very "large" family, if you know what I mean, for him to feel that he's only "average".  Come to think of it though, he is an average sized guy ... on an NFL team that is!   ;) ;)

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      Re: HAMMERED DOWN ON THE THROTTLE!
      « Reply #70 on: May 02, 2017, 11:21:23 PM »
      I would say a 260 Too big of a tire for a 7.5" rim. Probably would rub the swingarm. I wouldn't run anything larger than a 240 on my raider

      PhysicsDude55 has a 260 on his stock rim and says it doesn't rub.  I don't know how it doesn't but that's what he says...  :shrug:

      Its true...  I replaced it recently, but it was on the bike when I bought it (Metzler 260/40/18).  It only cleared the swingarm by about 1/8", maybe a little more, but I didn't see ANY sign of rubbing.  The paint on the swingarm wasn't scratched or scuffed at all.

      It definitely wasn't as wide as a 260 would be on a larger rim due to how the tire mounts.  Looked cool, but did not handle as well as a 250.
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      Re: HAMMERED DOWN ON THE THROTTLE!
      « Reply #71 on: May 03, 2017, 09:58:02 AM »
      I would say a 260 Too big of a tire for a 7.5" rim. Probably would rub the swingarm. I wouldn't run anything larger than a 240 on my raider

      PhysicsDude55 has a 260 on his stock rim and says it doesn't rub.  I don't know how it doesn't but that's what he says...  :shrug:

      Its true...  I replaced it recently, but it was on the bike when I bought it (Metzler 260/40/18).  It only cleared the swingarm by about 1/8", maybe a little more, but I didn't see ANY sign of rubbing.  The paint on the swingarm wasn't scratched or scuffed at all.

      It definitely wasn't as wide as a 260 would be on a larger rim due to how the tire mounts.  Looked cool, but did not handle as well as a 250.

      Put a 240 on and it will handle better than the 250 for the same reason the 250 handles better than the 260...  ;)