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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-23-2018, 06:25 PM Thread Starter
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Maximum sustainable speed for Rebel 300

I took the Rebel 300 for a 50 mile ride today. At one section the speed limit was 75 so I brought it up to 70 for about 3 miles. Although I knew it could have done 75, it felt like 70 was pushing it. What would be the maximum sustainable speed for say 25-30 miles on the 300? I'm sure there are various opinions on this and I would like to hear them all.


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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-24-2018, 05:42 PM
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Well it isn't a cut and dry question. It would depend on rider weight. But it can likely sustain 70-75 mphs.
The bigger problem with the 300 is Vibration. The handlebars at the speed would be vibrating quite a lot due to the bike being single cylinder. This would likely cause hand numbmess or soreness for rides at that speed for long periods.
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My 300 done 125km (77mph) for 3-4km quite easily & it felt there was a little more left in her.
Vibration wasnít too bad as the road was new & smooth which helps a little.

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You can safely run the engine flat out for as long as you want Having fuel injection and a computer to control it there will be a built in safety system to stop it destroying it's self
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The human body is the limiting factor in motorcycle long distance riding.
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My commute to work is about 25 miles highway and Iíve held my 300 at 75-80mph the whole way. No issues so far.

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