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How much faster will my bike go...

If I add tassels to the hand grips, verses a nice racing stripe?

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It's still only an 800cc bike.

I can head East or West, it doesn't matter as long as it's on 2 wheels.
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During my trials at Warner-Robbins, I had to remove the tassels to get over 174 MPH, too much drag.

An Appropriately applied racing stripe using anechoic subamarine paint can make your vehicle invisible to all law enforcement detection.


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Tassels only 120, but racing stripes will get you over 200mph, because they are made for racing.

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If I add tassels to the hand grips, verses a nice racing stripe?

Discuss.

You had better check with T–man403.


He is the tassel expert.



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I found that polka dots helped.....you ran faster with people chasing you.....

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Shave all the hair off your arms. It'll cut down on win resistance and add at least 20mph to your top speed.
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The thing about tassels though, is don't they keep the flies from landing on you while you're going down the road?
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