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I am about to take the plunge and buy a set of wheels and tires

I am thinking 17 x 3.5 FRONT and 17 X 4.25 rear

Talon hubs Excell rims

Continental SM tires 120fr 150rear

my question is

can I run with the stock front and rear rotors

and stock sprocket

At the dealer the book showed some adapters do I need these ?

I see everone is running the 320 fr rotors but I can swap for a while until I can get more cash

thanks

Do they bolt directly on to the Talon hubs

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Ciao gringo1450, I would prefer the 4.5” rim at the rear wheel, the tyre 150 would better work.

You can keep the stock rotors and the stock sprocket, however you considers that the front brake will be cheep and the final reduction (14/48) will be excessively short.

For road use if you using final reduction 15/45 is better.

At the front wheel if you can, you mount a 320 rotor, you can use also the original caliper, the assembly of a spacer is enough for to keep the stock caliper.

Piero

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Ciao gringo1450, I would prefer the 4.5” rim at the rear wheel, the tyre 150 would better work.

You can keep the stock rotors and the stock sprocket, however you considers that the front brake will be cheep and the final reduction (14/48) will be excessively short.

For road use if you using final reduction 15/45 is better.

At the front wheel if you can, you mount a 320 rotor, you can use also the original caliper, the assembly of a spacer is enough for to keep the stock caliper.

Piero

Thanks Piero

I will look at the 4.5" rim

I think I can afford the 320 rotor and bracket now

And I will try a 15 Front sprocket

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.....I will look at the 4.5" rim

I think I can afford the 320 rotor and bracket now

And I will try a 15 Front sprocket

Very well, the Z15 front sprocket is a good start, but if you want to keep the Z48 rear sprocket, then I suggest to you a Z16 front sprocket, you reach the ideal final transmission ratio for road use, of 3:1 (45:15=3 like 48:16=3). :applause:

Piero

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Very well, the Z15 front sprocket is a good start, but if you want to keep the Z48 rear sprocket, then I suggest to you a Z16 front sprocket, you reach the ideal final transmission ratio for road use, of 3:1 (45:15=3 like 48:16=3). :applause:

Piero

Thanks again Piero

About the 4.5" rim is that a Behr rim ? or other brand ?

I see that EXcel only makes 4.25

The guys at Motostrand said the excell is stronger

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I don't think the continental tires are anything special

some sort of michelin pilot would be better or even a set off take of tires would be best. I have got take off slicks on mine since the law enforcement in my area has never noticed

Also make sure to find the lightest tubes

I think mine is pirelli and its a radial tube

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