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Old 25th June 2019, 18:05   #196
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Not really, they replied and have given me the contact for the Indian dealer. Looks like they have something for the 17+ Ninja 1000 also. Approx 45k for the RapidBike EVO
Wow thats great news , if you dont mind could you please send me a dm with the dealer details or share here,whatever suits you :
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Wow thats great news , if you dont mind could you please send me a dm with the dealer details or share here,whatever suits you :
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I am yet to see someone who has tested the RapidBike and will wait until such time. For now, for me, the Woolich seems to be the best option.

Even that looks remote if the bike is running fine without leaning out. Will be testing as I add components to it and will post here...
Rode yesterday, went through the gears/revs. Adding the K&N filter seems to have opened her up. No fuelling issues noticed as far as I could tell.

There is a buzz after 8k rpms until about 9.5k rpms. People have asked me to try 99 RON and see if it improves. There is also a suggestion of adding some rubber washers under the tank mounting and is supposed to help a bit. Lets see...
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I am yet to see someone who has tested the RapidBike and will wait until such time. For now, for me, the Woolich seems to be the best option.

Even that looks remote if the bike is running fine without leaning out. Will be testing as I add components to it and will post here...
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Having shared this, Italians and Electronics could be a potent combo
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Having shared this, Italians and Electronics could be a potent combo

Not any more - Ducati bikes come with amongst the best electronics in their segments and there are hardly any electronics related issues i have heard of in the DOC groups.
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Not any more - Ducati bikes come with amongst the best electronics in their segments and there are hardly any electronics related issues i have heard of in the DOC groups.
That's true. I feel the Duc's have come a long way. And i for one, amongst all the other manufacturers love Ducati. I am like jelly when it comes to the Hypermotard. That's a special kit.

Like i said in one of my post earlier, Rapidbike has mixed reviews on forums. Some feel it works really well, others felt it was garbage. I am confused about getting one. They have tied up with Akrapovic. And have base maps for my bike with the full system Akra. But these are maps put together somewhere in Italy, with different running conditions, air temp, humidity and air pressure. Without a proper dyno there is no way to know how the thing works. Plus when i wrote to them, their replies were sort of vague.

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I did some reading too, I think they are a little bit disconnected with too many options and modules. I think the simpler guys will go for PC V or Bazzaz with Autotune and those that want more complex engineering in a single box will go with Woolich.

Rapid bike seems to offer all of the above by using various combos of what they have but add up the combinations and it might be a tad more expensive than the Woolich.

So like Odeen mentioned, until there is some standardisation and good feedback, I personally would stay away from it for now.
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That's true. I feel the Duc's have come a long way. And i for one, amongst all the other manufacturers love Ducati. I am like jelly when it comes to the Hypermotard. That's a special kit.

Like i said in one of my post earlier, Rapidbike has mixed reviews on forums. Some feel it works really well, others felt it was garbage. I am confused about getting one. They have tied up with Akrapovic. And have base maps for my bike with the full system Akra. But these are maps put together somewhere in Italy, with different running conditions, air temp, humidity and air pressure. Without a proper dyno there is no way to know how the thing works. Plus when i wrote to them, their replies were sort of vague.

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Haha - I have seen many a grown men go weak in the knees at the mention of the Hypermotard. It is quite something else.

Rapidbike actually has a quite good reputation on Ducati forums - better than Dynojet and Bazzaz. But I get your point about limitations of maps from European conditions - if someone has access to a Dyno and a good tuner - thatís the way to go to maximise the performance.
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I just added the Chinese radiator guard, fits beautifully.

I also got the small 8mm spools but on a high level look, it feels like it will touch the stock exhaust if I add it, will need to try it and see...
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I just added the Chinese radiator guard, fits beautifully.
I would strongly recommend that you invest a little more and get the Evotech radiator guard. One of my friends got his radiator punctured thanks to the Aliexpress radiator guard on his Z800.
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