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Old 22-12-2016
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Originally Posted by dvorak View Post
Any taller you will lose power.

Any shorter you won't really gain acceleration as the 6 speed gear box is already low in the first few gears. Plus the gears will feel too close and it will be difficult to keep the front end down. Wheelies are fun...
Gearing has no effect whatsoever on power WA, it lowers torque at the road wheel. And... ALL the fun of SM bikes is lifting the wheel in every gear. if they're geared too long you can't steer the bike with the rear, very boring.
It's not a Harley FFS, get into it.
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