Indeed. Higher revs is more vibration means more wear & tear, loss of bolts and stuff csq. more prevention & maintenance and less riding.Every time I tested for the maxspeed (132kpu and 122kpu average on stretches of under 20kms) mother physics presented me the bill: taxplate holder falling off because of all three welds failing being the more amusing adventurette as it happened on a busy crossing.In the longer run I associate high vibrations with decreased life expectancy.Are those also issues that have your interest or are they factored in in an inherent trade off (more speed vs less life)?Let there be no misunderstanding: I follow with interest what you're doing and appreciate your method and efforts. It's not because it ain't my cup o'tea I can't be supportive. Although I would appreciate it if there was someone out there, just like you, working with the same gusto on the adventure qualities of the bullet.
Hello all! Been away a long time but news of this bike brought me back. Although they look good, neither myself nor my back have any interest in riding cafe-style. I am, however, interested in the up-rated engine and the newer frame and suspension. I note that a better seat is available but would want standard-height bars. Anybody know if those will be available?
Is it the same crank/con rod in the 535?
Is it the same crank/con rod in the 535?Scott
..........you can use your standard UCE and get the cams, piston, barrel and head for the Cafe Racer........
The bars are pretty easy to change to anything you want, although it's possible you made need to change cables to the standard UCE model. The seat may be a bit more of a problem, but you can always refoam and recover the stock pan.Or you can use your standard UCE and get the cams, piston, barrel and head for the Cafe Racer.Bare
is the gear changer still on the left hand side