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ZRX1100 swing arm

Postby pete12000 » 22 Feb 2021, 20:11

Has anyone else fitted a ZRX1100 swing arm to their Zephyr? The guy I've spoken to said it made his bike around 50mm shorter and around 50mm higher, any thoughts? thanks
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Re: ZRX1100 swing arm

Postby Freddy » 23 Feb 2021, 01:35

pete12000 wrote:Has anyone else fitted a ZRX1100 swing arm to their Zephyr? The guy I've spoken to said it made his bike around 50mm shorter and around 50mm higher, any thoughts? thanks


As you asked for thoughts .... that level of alteration to the geometry must noticeably change the bikes handling characteristics. Now whether or not that's a desirable or undesirable change is a different question. But it will change, that's got to be a near certainty. Shorter wheelbase and significantly less front rake, my guess is its certain to turn a LOT quicker at the expense of being less stable in a straight line to road imperfections etc.

I'd be considering a steering dampener as part of the change if that's what you decide. May not be necessary, but could be VERY frightening experience to discover one is needed. A tank slapper at high speed is an experience you never forget.
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Re: ZRX1100 swing arm

Postby pete12000 » 23 Feb 2021, 19:53

Thanks, pretty much what I thought, I'm not sure why anyone would want to go down that route???
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Re: ZRX1100 swing arm

Postby 750R » 27 Feb 2021, 18:21

You want it for 750er oder 1100?
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