Thats good to know thanks. I've been planing on putting together a race bike and I'm debating between an EX500 and ZX-6RR. Leaning more and more twards the 6RR but we'll see.Freakinout said:on an ex500 its quite a bit different than any other bike I've seen. Although I get questioned all the time about this.
Basically with the way the 150/60 tire is on the rim, (just barely), it gives a very good profile for cornering. The other HUGE difference is the kind of tire used. The stock size 130/70 I think, is hard to find in any decent compounds. I don't like sport-touring tires, and 150/60 is the smallest SS compound tire available.
Everyone that races ex500's runs 150/60s, they were how I found out about the difference.