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hey guys, whats the top speed for the 1st gear in the R6?

i heard that the new r1's 1st gear and top out at 100mph?!? is this true???
 

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i believe 73-75 for the new r6 and i have no clue for the r1
 

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If i remember correctly Stock R6 will do 78 hitting redline, maybe 68...not sure can't remember. Because my buddy's CBR600RR did either 70 or 80 in first.
 

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Ive been wondering this for a while... since ive had the bike.
Ive had the bike almost a year!!! (bought new september 07) Ive hit 200 rpms under redline before, but if i'm going that fast, the last thing i look at is the speedometer. There are very few places to open up this bike safely so I never do it.
 

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I see right around 77mph before the rev limiter on my '06 R6 (stock engine + gearing).

There's a pretty good view of the tach and speedo in my video here:

http://http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vNqLZ-9E8s

I've just watched it a few times again just now and it's kinda tough to tell whether it's bouncing off of the limiter at 77 or 79, but it's definitely in that range. :fact
 

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hey guys, whats the top speed for the 1st gear in the R6?

i heard that the new r1's 1st gear and top out at 100mph?!? is this true???
really yamaha is just now gettin 100mph in 1st on the liter bike? 2005 GSX-R 1000 was already that fast

My Experience:

my 99 r6 stock gearing 60

my buddies 02 R1 stock gearing 80+, I didnt wring it's neck too bad
really your 99 only does 60? my 2000 does bout 72
 
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