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post #31 of 32 (permalink) Old 12-01-2012, 12:37 AM
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I dont think that's correct... the rules limit the twins for example to 171kg minimum (4 cyclinders can be 6kgs less). A showroom stock 1098r is listed at 164kg.
Yeah WSBKs definitely are not 100 pounds lighter than their production counterparts.

For those interested dig up the rules for WSBK. Pretty interesting stuff and really determines how manufacturers design their production models bc of homoligation rules.

An example is the Ducati R models. 1198R Panigale R etc. The pistons are WSBK spec bc that is one aspect of the bike that must stay the same as a "production" model.

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post #32 of 32 (permalink) Old 12-01-2012, 01:33 PM
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Lol. I love this comparison. Apples to oranges but awesome none the less
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