Introductions - Belt Drives
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09-16-04, 01:01 PM
I want the yamaha road star, but I'm worried about the belt. I prefered a shaft and so the mean streak, vtx 1300 and 1800 were my options. 1800 is a bit heavy, so i would like the road star warrior. Feedback wanted please.
09-16-04, 01:14 PM
I think everyone on here is pretty partial to chain drive systems, with twin cylinder powerplants.
In regards to the Motorcycle, I think belt drives are fine for cruisers, they are clean, quiet, and plenty strong.
Yeah, fractional horsepower twin cylinder human engines! And transmissions with many speeds!
09-16-04, 01:55 PM
OH...so chains are better for speed? How about shaft?
I have heard of belt-drive bicycles, but shaft-drive bicycles are somewhat scarce. :)
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