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I have been think of this for a while. If I put a 21" Tire on the front how would it effect handling? According to the crude calcuations I did in AutoCAD it would add less than an inch to the trail. It would also tilt the bike back a degree which would result in a 39 degree rake. 4.9 trail should still be ok right?
Am I thinking clearly on this?
 

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I Have A 21" Front Wheel And I Like The Way It Looks And It Handles Fine Too.
 

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pics?
 

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It will make your bike more "choppery" feeling. Which means it'll feel rear steering biased. It'll handle fine, alot slower steering feedback and the such. I tend to like a quick steering, twitchy bike that I can throw around, so I went with the 18".
 

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Pic of my 21" wheel in my gallery.
 

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stock wheel is 19". mine is 21".
 

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21" is better than 19"

I got tired of scraping my foot pegs so I went to a 21" front wheel. Haven't scraped since. It's solid, solid as a rock and I've been up to 140 mph with this setup. It was still pulling hard at 140 mph and I weigh 230 lbs. I highly recommend 140+ hp.

For the way I ride the 21" is better than the 19" and the 240 on the rear handles good to. No one will convince me that a 240 doesn't handle well. The skuff mark line on the rear tire is about 1/2" from the edge. Anyone that says a 240 doesn't handle well should try to keep up with me.
 

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RobbieLee said:
I got tired of scraping my foot pegs so I went to a 21" front wheel. Haven't scraped since. It's solid, solid as a rock and I've been up to 140 mph with this setup. It was still pulling hard at 140 mph and I weigh 230 lbs. I highly recommend 140+ hp.

For the way I ride the 21" is better than the 19" and the 240 on the rear handles good to. No one will convince me that a 240 doesn't handle well. The skuff mark line on the rear tire is about 1/2" from the edge. Anyone that says a 240 doesn't handle well should try to keep up with me.
Where did you get that front fender?
 

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21" front tire

Robbie, I could'nt agree more with everything you said.
 

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AHHHH some seroius machines here, very nice guys!
 

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vrod2597 said:
Robbie, I could'nt agree more with everything you said.
The only thing wrong I see on your Gorgous V-rod is the Dang Butt Ugly Fork Reflectors!!!!!:barf: Take those off and add a SKR Hair Dryer" Slang for Super Kaz Racing Turbo system",and your Bike would be PERFECT!!!:cheers: :thumb: :kaz:
 

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Consider them gone. I'm actually leaning towards a 1320 kit. I know the turbo is the way to get the most power but I like the old fashioned cubic inches power. I think the turbo quiets the bike down doesn't it?
 

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Consider them gone. I'm actually leaning towards a 1320 kit. I know the turbo is the way to get the most power but I like the old fashioned cubic inches power. I think the turbo quiets the bike down doesn't it?
It's a Differnt a sound.WOOOOOOOOOOSSSSSSSSH SOUND OF THE bOOST BLEEDING OF THE POP OFF VALVE IS uNREAL!:heart: :heart: :heart:I'm doing a SKR Turbo system one on my Stroker Big Bore Race Bike as we speak:eek: !
 

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Do you have any "regular" VRODS? I mean not turbocharged, bored, stroked, etc?
 

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;) :kaz:
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Do you have any "regular" VRODS? I mean not turbocharged, bored, stroked, etc?
I did have the Fastest Stock Street Rod "VRSCR" around but Sold it before I went to Jail on that thing "I rode it Like I stole it:hidesbeh:",and Sold it 1st:( !I have 3 other V-rod's now "2 at Kosman Specialties being Modified:eek:,and 1 at Turbo Tec USA getting a new Motor" so to aswer you question Yes I do have other's,but No they are all in the Shop be worked up:broke: ;) :kaz: !
 
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