This Is Why Your Motorcycle Has a Redline [INFO.]

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This Is Why Your Motorcycle Has a Redline [INFO.]

Post by ViragoJoe » Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:42 am

Well boys and girls.

This Is Why Your Motorcycle Has a Redline:
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Re: This Is Why Your Motorcycle Has a Redline [INFO.]

Post by jsyzdek » Wed Sep 15, 2021 11:38 am

Ah, growing up I used to drive this big'ol diesel truck with a 16000cc engine (almost 1000 with a red line of a whooping 1550 rpm...

Speaking of the RevZilla channel, and specifically their "Daily rider" series: I wonder if they would ever put a Virago through their test (maybe sans the off-road jump) and see how it stacks up against modern bikes. Sure, it doesn't have cruise control and other gadgets, but it's plenty comfy and reliable.
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