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Why would you want to do that? :p

Seriously, I've had stupid loud exhaust on previous bikes but now I'm conscious I may be spoiling someones Sunday coffee on King Street. Then I'm fast becoming an old fart I guess!

Not sure I really get the idea now a days of bikes being, at times offensively, loud.

I think I should probably get my coat!
 

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It would be a bit hard - lots of different noise reduction techniques - every thing from double wall (with insulation) to resonator/SWR boxes to cats to what I guess is a silencer at the very end.
 

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Why would you want to do that? :p

Seriously, I've had stupid loud exhaust on previous bikes but now I'm conscious I may be spoiling someones Sunday coffee on King Street. Then I'm fast becoming an old fart I guess!

Not sure I really get the idea now a days of bikes being, at times offensively, loud.

I think I should probably get my coat!
The main reason on the motorway commute they might hear you beside them. Also I live on the Gold Coast and pedestrians just stroll across the road texting having no idea a bike is coming. I'm not talking HD straight pipe cowboy loud.
 

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Personally quiet exhaust for me is the way to go. If loud exhaust really helps save lives then why don't we see a huge number of GoldWing fatalities? You're better off driving like you're invisible and investing in a much louder horn.
 

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Personally quiet exhaust for me is the way to go. If loud exhaust really helps save lives then why don't we see a huge number of GoldWing fatalities? You're better off driving like you're invisible and investing in a much louder horn.
I once read Statistically 80% of the dangers come from the front, and something like 7 from the rear So it is only helping you about 10%.
 

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Fitted a new louder pipe, I ride the motorway every day 4 lane each way. I vehicle now knows Im beside them or coming up beside, also found more drivers move over for me when lane filtering
 

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Looks good. I saw it on another thread. What did you do about a remap as you the boosterplug didn't do the trick for you?
 

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Looks good. I saw it on another thread. What did you do about a remap as you the boosterplug didn't do the trick for you?
Nothing as yes I getting good power and around 260+ klm a tank, I don't mind the popping on the back off
 
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