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Old 03-12-2014, 11:35 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jkv357 View Post
I know what a RC-51 is, but haven't owned one.
RC-51 aka RVT1000, aka VTR100R or the R model of the superhawk (VTR1000F).

I bought that bike to take to the track, not for its mileage, but the range on that V-twin was far too short to enjoy the bike on the street or the track.
That was why I modified it the way I did.
Not to get insanely good mileage from it, but at least get it into the range of reasonable mileage.
I wanted to be able to ride most of the day at a trackday, working on suspension settings and my riding, not worrying about "Did I refill the tank during the last break?".
Rode a CBR250R today, not as great a mileage machine as some here think.

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