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Old 11-22-2009, 02:51 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Christ View Post
Great idea!

You've got to consider the fact that I'm not likely to even break 500# curb weight with a full fairing on this setup, cuz I don't even think the whole bike weighs in at like 200#, and I'm only ~150 most of the time, ~180 with my pockets full.

The max 800# limit was extremely pessimistic, and included me, my wife, possibly my kid, and groceries or something.
Given multiple solutions to a problem, my votes for the one that you can fix with a rock. heck, you could have a spare double sprocket and chain, and essentially role around with a spare sub tranny for like a 2lb penalty.

Give me reliability and ease of repair, anything else is bad engineering, and we all know what happens to naughty engineers...
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