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Originally posted by NoCalRider
While we're at it... are we speaking about a strictly showroom stock bike, or would you accept the results of an R1200S with totally stock engine but taller gearing?
My stock bike with 3500 miles on the odo indicated 144 on my GPS at about 8200 rpm (maybe 8300, I only quickly glanced at the tach). This was with an almost worn out ContiSportAttack 190/50-17.

Theoretically, with a new tire measuring ~78 inches circumference, and "if" the bike can pull redline (8500 rpm), the max speed computes to 154-155 mph.

What is the optional rear ratio that some bikes have?
'09 R1200GS
Old 06-29-2007, 07:11 PM
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