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Carbon trim and HRC Gearbox sensor
HRC Gearbox sensor
Its been a quiet month or so for me but here are a few bits sorted for the bike. I have a replacement HRC Gearbox speed sensor to complement the HRC gearbox, a carbon fibre undertray trim and gold tape for the tank.
The gold tape is used in BSB and WSB to help keep the tank cooler and help fuelling. I doubt if I will see any benefit but I guess it must work as its common place on the bikes.
Well I doubt I will ever be brave enough to buy a conversion like this but saw these and the think they look amazing. I find that a great deal of headlight conversion often look tacky and dread it when I hear of angel or demon eyes. These however seem tasteful and do seem to suit the lines of the bike.
As a fan of making the CBR1000RR that little bit better, I stumbled across a shock linkage from Lee's Cycles. The Honda CBR1000RR comes with a standard Shock linkage of 175mm. HRC provide these in different lengths (170mm-172mm) to change the handling of the bike. The Lee's cycles link is 170mm long and is based on the HRC version at a fraction of the cost. HRC List 4 different links listed for the blade: 1) 52470-MFL-R10 CONN ROD ASSY., CUSHION R1 (Standard) 2) 52470-NLR-A20 CONN ROD ASSY., CUSHION (MEL) 166.2mm 3) 52470-NLR-A30 CONN ROD ASSY., CUSHION (P2) 178.8mm 4) 52470-NLR-A40 CONN ROD ASSY., CUSHION (P4) 170mm In Brief, MEL is the most aggressive, P4 is less aggressive, P2 is quite flat and the unlisted is offers the characteristics of the P2 but adjusts ride height. The idea in general gives better rear grip on the rear and raises the seat somewhat to transfer some weight to the front of the bike. Besides the obvious advantages to the handling 5mm means less material and a few…
I Here is a photo of my latest upgrade. A HM Dash for my blade. I like the look of it as its clean and modern compared to the 2008-2011 analogue version. This dash is filled with loads of features and includes a large gear indicator. As many know, its possible to fit a 2012-2015 speedo on a 2008-2011 but the built in gear indicator doesn't work due to some gearbox parts fitted on the later bikes. The HM Dash will free up my Heal Tech Speedo healer and when I do switch to the 2012-2015 fairings will make it hard to tell that this bike was made 6 years ago. To give some idea of what it will look like, here is a photo from a former blade owners awesome bike (Thanks Jamie!) which looks fantastic!