Winglets

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  1. Trav_1981

    Trav_1981 Member

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    I am ashamed to say that I really love the look of these winglets... fire away!
    I saw this picture on Insta and have searched the usual market places to try and locate a pair but can’t find any that resemble these, only the flat type that I’m not really keen on.
    Are they to anyone else's taste and does anyone know where one could purchase a pair?

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  2. Lock

    Lock Active Member

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    No no no no no, I'm firing the first shots! - wings are for aeroplanes, F1 cars and sanitary towels, full stop! Don't think I could buy a bike with wings, just doesn't seem right, unless your racing it at speeds that would make your eyes pop out. Will be whale tail spoilers next at the back, then four wheels - you can see where evolution is going!
     
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  3. Trav_1981

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    Haha they aren’t for downforce I like how they look. I have trouble with the looks of the model I have as in it looks too skinny from the front and this could be my solution.
     
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    If you like them, fuck anyone else, get some.

    It will start to look like a civic type-r (i.e. shit) though ;)
     
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  5. tuktuk

    tuktuk Elite Member

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    Isn't that a cbr650r?
     
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  6. Trav_1981

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    It might be. I’m not looking to trade the blade for one but the winglets are nice.
     
  7. Trav_1981

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    I love the civic type-r it looks awesome, right up my street.
     
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  9. SimonRR

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    These any good :D

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  10. PauloHRC

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    Ah wings......the single most important reason I bought a Panigale!!!:D:D

    Joking aside......I would imagine most of us have had a tiny weeny little think about this at some point and maybe had a sneaky look on ebay to see whats out there? No? Liars!!! ;):D

    I think they look pretty good and very RCV like, will definitely add some girth to the very skinny front end of the blade.

    That's another reason I like my Pani, front end is fat as f#@*!!! ;)
     
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  11. SimonRR

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    Sorry mate I don't like wings at all, I hope my next bike doesn't come with the stupid things but guess they will :eek::(:(:(

    Hopefully they might help on track with front end wheelies but are of no use at all on the road and down force will cause drag unless its ground effects, so if you want to go slower get wings :p:D:D
     
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  12. Dave dunlop

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    I only like the KFC variety.....

    Totally unnecessary on a road bike!.... The only ones that are more pleasing on the eye are the integral ones like the blade! Or the ones in the Red and White strippy boxes.....

    Besides they also ruin your fun if you like spending some quality airtime at speed..... one of my favourite pastimes :D

    Oh yeah ..... finger licking good

    So says the colonel :)
     
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  13. Trav_1981

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    I think most here misunderstand me.. I couldn’t give a monkeys about downforce and how they will affect the stability of the bike on the road but in my opinion... I think they look fking awesome ;)
     
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    You are officially the Yorkshire version of @PauloHRC

    You need a nice big bum bag to go with your leathers like he has...

    But with 'Tha'l Never Pass Me Lad' on it.....instead of Sorry fer holding thee Up like his ;) :D
     
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  15. Dave dunlop

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    Check out the the new Ape wings...

    Now picture some eyeballs at either end of them wings...... Hammer Head Shark!

    They look ludicrous! What ever happened to sleek ..... it’s actually known fact that all this shit is causing more drag! Exactly the same for the cars.... but hey if you can produce a ton of downforce then of course your improve handling.

    Next will will be active Aero and many fake vents!

    I suppose it appeals to the masses and probably makes for great pub talk when they reopened!

    like I said the integral ones look far more technically engineered and designed by someone that obviously had a vision for something more creative and more pleasing on the eye.....

    Still prefer the edible variety......
     
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  16. Owen2737

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    Nah..Don't like the wings at all.Looked forward to the release of the V4 Ducati Streetfighter then saw the wings.Put me right off...
     
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  17. Jez

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    When I was a working lad we used to wrap chicken bits in foil, stick them behind the engine and by the time we got to the job the chicken was done, we worked round the country, we also used to bake potatoes next to the molten glass lines at glass works,
    Them were the days :)
     
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