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Old 05-08-2022, 05:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
larrybuck
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To belly pan or not?

My question could refer to many types of motorcycles generally speaking, but I am asking about a Honda Grom to be specific. Obviously, this is probably a great aerodynamic Aid to a race bike oh, and it sure looks cool, but on a low speed bike that would seldom ever go over 35 or 40 be worth the $150 to buy such? It does look great cosmetically, but if it did actually help by what percentage would you think it would, as it is not exactly a huge surface for 35 or 40 miles an hour? Would the weight penalty negate any possible gains or you think it would just break even? Quality-wise, I guess I would probably prefer a fiberglass version over a plastic one for longevity or possibly later repairs. Should I try to make it out of chloroplast? I would want the Finish to have a pleasant appearance and not look too homemade. The ultimate goal of course is to have something that looks nice, and can get 150 plus miles per gallon.

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