I'm intrigued. Couple of questions: Does the stock belt still fit? How much adjustment for belt tension do you have left? What about the big jump from first to second gear...... does it lug much? My guess is that you don't use fifth gear much until you settle in on the highway.
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(ok, running out of time, have to get to work, long day coming up today ... so here we go, feel free to ask, will check later today nor night)
1. Yes, the stock belt fits perfectly fine and plenty of room for adjustment.
2. The big jump first to second, I cant answer that one. I never really have felt an issue with the lower gears so I dont know what to say, I dont want to say there is no issue if someone or many others are already feeling an issue then that issue will be slightly increased with a Stryker pulley. I SUSPECT but unsure, that many might be shifting early on this bike simply because the speedo is off a gross 10% to fast but I dont know, I do know with the new pulley you are now off less then half that, as close as some automobiles.
3. I notice now I now shift into 5th gear at around GPS speed of 63 to 68 MPH. I like to use GPS speed because its the only thing that is a benchmark. Remember, after the pulley swap, your speedo erroe is cut in half, from 9% to about 4%, thats quite a bit, youll have to remember that riding down the highway now. I used to run at an upper 85 MPH indicated which was a true GPS 77. Now I have to keep that in mind if I dont have my GPS on, because at an indicated 80 I am now running 76/77! If I ran it up to 85 like I used to I would be at 80 or 81 in a 70 speed limit. *L*