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Thanks, Jetpilot01. We used to live in Texas, and loved it, but being dual Canadian - U.S. citizens, we moved back to Canada when I retired, partly because medical coverage here in Canada has no premiums or deductibles. In fact, we never even see a bill of any sort other than for Rx drugs, and Rx drugs are far less costly here than in The U.S. (That's why Americans try to import Rx drugs from Canada). That's a big deal when you are older AND on a retirement income.

And COVID is WAY better managed up here than in The U.S. because the culture is a little (lot?) more socialistic than individualistic. Our voluntary COVID vaccination rate in British Columbia is over 90% (including age 12+ kids) have had one shot and something like 86% have had 2 shots, and we are doing boosters in reverse age order. Our hospitalization and death rates are FAR lower than in The U.S. And motorcycling (when it is not raining bucketfuls) is an ideal and VERY enjoyable "self-isolation"! :)

By the way, "Great White North" applies to most regions of Canada, but NOT Vancouver Island in the Province of British Columbia. Our winter daily lows on the coldest nights barely get below freezing, and daily highs are in the 10F to 20F range even in January. WE see modest amounts of snow maybe 3 or 4 times a year and it melts right away. So with the proper gear I can ride all year! But this current period of rain is just bizarre!

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Wanted to add my setup and numbers to the mix:

Stock rear - 18.4 lbs
Stock front - 12.8 lbs

Moss rear - Spears 42 tooth sprocket, Norton rotor, titanium bolt kit, Spears valve stem, Aluminum sprocket carrier spacer, and Driven Captive spacers - 14.6 lbs
Moss front - Brembo rotor, titanium bolt kit, Spears valve stem - 11.4 lbs
(I have Aluminum inner spacers for front and rear and plan to use ceramic bearings, but don't have them in yet)

Weight savings - 3.8 lbs rear and 1.4 lbs front = 5.2 lbs total

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OK, I installed the Aluminum inner spacers for front and rear and ceramic bearings - Saved another .4 lbs, bringing the total to 5.6 lbs.
 
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@sbk1198 we're talking about the wheels and last I checked the caliper is NOT attached to wheel off the bike......lucky we can joke about it instead of the obvious !!
 

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@sbk1198 we're talking about the wheels and last I checked the caliper is NOT attached to wheel off the bike......lucky we can joke about it instead of the obvious !!
You're right...in your case the caliper wasn't attached to anything anymore, besides the brake line :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:

Probably not gonna let this one go for quite some time, just so you know lol
 

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@cianciotta if you look back on this thread, you will see from OEM to my end result is close to 10. ( front and rear complete )
 

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@cianciotta if you look back on this thread, you will see from OEM to my end result is close to 10. ( front and rear complete )
Well the only obvious difference I see is the Spears rotor, but that was only .5 lbs. I went with the Norton, while I don't care about the speedo I wanted to retain the odometer reading.
 

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@cianciotta again remember I am doing calculations from OEM weight to total weight difference in my configuration . OEM rotor 1.8 spears race is .6 so that's 1.2 alone . we can compare wheel to wheel without tyres, but we need rubber to get around right ! LOL everything is listed here where the #'s are calculated less the racing rotor
 

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@jetpilot01, Yes, I am also doing my complete setup to OEM. Agree about the rubber, but I am not going to change the tires I use on the track just to save a little weight. That was the reason I weighed only the wheels and hardware.
 

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@cianciotta rotating mass has to be as a whole including "your" tyres I'm using cup evos which are lighter than OEM Dunlops at the end of the day your gains are greater than OEM and looks way better tooo !!
 

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Agreed - The wheels are awesome and I am very happy with the purchase.
 
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ok so here's a front with all Ti and aluminum spacer w/ceramic bearings (OEM 9.6) and I also did it with a OEM rotor as the Brembo is the same. 1 OEM bolts (OEM 13.1) 2 Ti bolts (11.3) 1.8 shaved weight

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ok here are the rears all Ti and aluminum replacement parts OEM bare was 15.4 OEM W/components was 19 (MOS 14.1 with TST captive spacers) so combined weight savings with wheels loaded without tyres 6.7lbs AND SO THERE'S NO CONFUSION,THIS IS WITH ALL HARDWARE REPLACED AND REAR ROTOR/SPROCKET REPLACED

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So just slightly lower than I came up with - A total of 25.6lbs for both (mine) and 25.4 (yours).
 
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@cianciotta pretty darn close !!! still waiting for you to send pics of the wheels on the bike !!!
 
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