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Offline Evangelos K

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Re: What is your biggest gripe(s) about the Z?
« Reply #100 on: July 13, 2019, 02:59:29 PM »
*Originally Posted by sklover [+]
0-60 in 4.7 (while fine for a car) is a stone compared to our RS's.  An absolute anchor.  Only the exotic 4 wheelers will take us from a halt.  I'd swag there's not many cars, certainly not many that one sees except on a racetrack that could hang 0 - 120 mph.  That's the top of third gear, correct me if I'm wrong.

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I’m pretty sure my 3rd gear redlines somewhere south of 110mph indicated.  I have hit the fuel cutoff twice in 3rd, and if my old shortsighted eyes saw correctly, it was also late in the evening, that’s where 3rd stops.  :008:

Now, my “lowly” 675 Street Triple does 106mph in 2nd and tops out at 142.  Different bikes, both great fun.
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Re: What is your biggest gripe(s) about the Z?
« Reply #101 on: July 13, 2019, 05:22:14 PM »
Lol, I seem to hit the limiter in 3rd also.  :007: I haven't been watching the gauges much, because this bike goes through the gears pretty darned quick.
With my pipe its all about the sound.  :002:  No gripes!!!
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Re: What is your biggest gripe(s) about the Z?
« Reply #102 on: July 13, 2019, 07:46:59 PM »
I'm all about the tach so when I'm nailing it I never know how fast I'm going.

The only time I ever hit a rev limiter was the day I sold our 2005 Honda Accord.
The new owner was in the car.

My old GoldThing doesn't have one I found out after missing a shift
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Re: What is your biggest gripe(s) about the Z?
« Reply #103 on: July 13, 2019, 11:49:04 PM »
*Originally Posted by sklover [+]
0-60 in 4.7 (while fine for a car) is a stone compared to our RS's.  An absolute anchor.  Only the exotic 4 wheelers will take us from a halt.  I'd swag there's not many cars, certainly not many that one sees except on a racetrack that could hang 0 - 120 mph.  That's the top of third gear, correct me if I'm wrong.

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If I’d been expecting the challenge then obviously....well it wouldn’t have been a challenge. But I was just sauntering in fourth or fifth by the time I noticed him, and really wasn’t bothered about trying to take him.

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Re: What is your biggest gripe(s) about the Z?
« Reply #104 on: July 14, 2019, 04:07:45 AM »
*Originally Posted by Sath182 [+]
Welcome to literally every motorcycle without cornering lights or auxiliary spot lights. Even the mains on most bikes end up aimed at the ground in a corner. :027:

...never had this issue with my other bikes...🤷‍♂️
« Last Edit: July 14, 2019, 04:11:38 AM by Nal »

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Re: What is your biggest gripe(s) about the Z?
« Reply #105 on: July 14, 2019, 12:09:09 PM »
This video shows what it does in each gear


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Re: What is your biggest gripe(s) about the Z?
« Reply #106 on: July 14, 2019, 04:04:07 PM »
Nice, I wonder if the ECU was tuned or not.    Anyway, it seems it can go about 142mph top speed or 230kmh. 
I don't usually have a big smile on my face, but when I do I probably am riding my bike.

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Re: What is your biggest gripe(s) about the Z?
« Reply #107 on: July 16, 2019, 06:15:25 PM »
The rider must have been in a hurry to gas up before the station closed.
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Re: What is your biggest gripe(s) about the Z?
« Reply #108 on: July 18, 2019, 08:21:18 AM »
*Originally Posted by RICHINGREEN [+]
The rider must have been in a hurry to gas up before the station closed.

One bar on fuel gauge. He probably did 15km/10mi since the last refueling.

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Re: What is your biggest gripe(s) about the Z?
« Reply #109 on: July 18, 2019, 01:02:50 PM »
*Originally Posted by Ozdriver [+]
This video shows what it does in each gear


According to this, 90 mi/h is the limit in 3rd. I’m almost certain I have seen it, the 2 times I hit the limiter in 3rd,, above 100mi.  But again, it was dark, and it was just a glimpse with my old short sighted eyes.  90 would be pretty “pathetic” on an almost liter bike...

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