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Offline GKRider   au

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Wet/curb weight
on: December 07, 2018, 11:48:55 pm
December 07, 2018, 11:48:55 pm
Folks
I just put my 950 on a public weighbridge yesterday, Ride ready with tool kit, GPS ,100 % full tank etc , NO luggage. The weighbridge is calibrated ,electronic and  accredited etc. The readout was 250KGS  . I was not expecting that!! The manual says  overall weight in running order ,with 90% fuel load = 227 kgs.  I have a centre stand  ,the wire spoke wheels etc ,but 23 kgs?  interested to know if anybody else has weighed their bike?

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    Re: Wet/curb weight
    Reply #1 on: December 08, 2018, 12:52:57 am
    December 08, 2018, 12:52:57 am
    Interesting result. I can guess that the spoked wheels might weigh more than the alloys and the centre stand might add a couple of kilos but that's a lot. Where i keep my bike I have to do a lot of manhandling of it and I know on the slight upward slope that it seems to weigh an awful lot. I've never thought to weigh it; something to think about when I get home.

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    Re: Wet/curb weight
    Reply #2 on: December 08, 2018, 05:31:59 am
    December 08, 2018, 05:31:59 am
    *Originally Posted by GKRider [+]
    Folks
    I just put my 950 on a public weighbridge yesterday, Ride ready with tool kit, GPS ,100 % full tank etc , NO luggage. The weighbridge is calibrated ,electronic and  accredited etc. The readout was 250KGS

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    Re: Wet/curb weight
    Reply #3 on: December 10, 2018, 10:20:55 am
    December 10, 2018, 10:20:55 am
    that is food for thought. I have always felt that the multi weighs more that the book says and it would be interesting if any other multi owners can weigh theirs just to see.
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    Re: Wet/curb weight
    Reply #4 on: December 10, 2018, 02:42:23 pm
    December 10, 2018, 02:42:23 pm
    I thought the Multi would weigh in much lower. Don't Ducati give 205kg as the dry weight. I'll find my nearest weighbridge tomorrow. Mind you, that's still an awful lot less than the Pan I rode for 6 years.

    Edit: I've just found one around the corner from my dealer in Romford, who I'm visiting tomorrow.
    Last Edit: December 10, 2018, 02:47:58 pm by neilb

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    Re: Wet/curb weight
    Reply #5 on: December 12, 2018, 03:29:58 pm
    December 12, 2018, 03:29:58 pm
    Sorry, clean forgot about this yesterday  :003:

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    Re: Wet/curb weight
    Reply #6 on: December 12, 2018, 03:40:22 pm
    December 12, 2018, 03:40:22 pm
    we are all anxiously wait neib
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    Re: Wet/curb weight
    Reply #7 on: December 12, 2018, 10:03:43 pm
    December 12, 2018, 10:03:43 pm
    *Originally Posted by GKRider [+]
    Folks
    I just put my 950 on a public weighbridge yesterday, Ride ready with tool kit, GPS ,100 % full tank etc , NO luggage. The weighbridge is calibrated ,electronic and  accredited etc. The readout was 250KGS  . I was not expecting that!! The manual says  overall weight in running order ,with 90% fuel load = 227 kgs.  I have a centre stand  ,the wire spoke wheels etc ,but 23 kgs?  interested to know if anybody else has weighed their bike?

    I wonder whether a weighbridge is going to be accurate at such a low weight - they can weigh several tons so perhaps it's not surprising it's not so accurate at the "light weight" end of the spectrum.  I'm no expert, just don't want to believe 250Kg.....very heavy petrol you have in your Mutley  :008: