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Lowe119

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What has happened in the last 15 years?
« on: October 24, 2017, 05:24:43 PM »
I haven't raced in almost 15 years and am looking at getting back in it. Is a second gen sv650s still a competitive bike in the lightweight class? What are people racing in that class?

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Re: What has happened in the last 15 years?
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2017, 05:26:37 PM »
Yep. LW classes are still dominated by SV's.
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Re: What has happened in the last 15 years?
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2017, 11:39:44 AM »
Ask about lw 565, old rules in place to make a 400 into a 565. Now you get modern 600's made 35cc smaller and legal for lw classes 
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Re: What has happened in the last 15 years?
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2017, 01:56:51 PM »
Ask about lw 565, old rules in place to make a 400 into a 565. Now you get modern 600's made 35cc smaller and legal for lw classes
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Re: What has happened in the last 15 years?
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2017, 07:13:11 PM »
I'm still 26 years old.  :D

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Re: What has happened in the last 15 years?
« Reply #5 on: October 31, 2017, 07:16:45 PM »
I think the first gen SV appears to be very competitive as a superbike as there's quite a data base for what to do.  Second gens don't seem to be so common in the MW even though they are a billion years old.  There's talk that the Yamaha FZ07 is pretty darn strong though.  I did ride a Ninja 650 some years ago, and it was very, very good.  Very accessible area to work on it. 
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Re: What has happened in the last 15 years?
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2017, 02:20:01 PM »
Everyones cheating! take up basket weaving instead