Go Back   Ducati Forum > Ducati Panigale Forum > Ducati 1299

Ducati 1299 Ducati 1299 Forum - Ducati 1299 Panigale Superbike Motorcycle Forum


Thanks Tree14Thanks
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old Oct 9th 2018, 10:45 PM   #51
Senior Member
 
able duc's Avatar
 
Joined: Nov 2016
From: Mid Nth Coast NSW

Posts: 913
Thanks: 300

I Ride: 1199 - - - - - - - - - R1200GS Rallye X - - - - - Sherco 300SEF-R - - - - -
I think they were unbelievably expensive were they not?
Nice though.
able duc is offline  
 
Old Oct 14th 2018, 02:49 PM   #52
Junior Member
 
JoshDuc's Avatar
 
Joined: Apr 2018
From: sydney

Posts: 15
Thanks: 0

Originally Posted by able duc View Post
I would have to say my favourite are the 6 spoke alloy from OZ Racing.
To me they just look like a real race wheel.
I might be wrong, but they look to be the mag wheels to me. The 6 spoke alloys have the machined rim lip.
JoshDuc is offline  
Old Oct 14th 2018, 04:17 PM   #53
Senior Member
 
able duc's Avatar
 
Joined: Nov 2016
From: Mid Nth Coast NSW

Posts: 913
Thanks: 300

I Ride: 1199 - - - - - - - - - R1200GS Rallye X - - - - - Sherco 300SEF-R - - - - -
Originally Posted by JoshDuc View Post
I might be wrong, but they look to be the mag wheels to me. The 6 spoke alloys have the machined rim lip.
They are both a race only alloy set of wheels, they have race team contacts so can get them. I have a set as well.
able duc is offline  
Old Oct 14th 2018, 11:37 PM   #54
Senior Member
 
wilkson's Avatar
 
Joined: Jul 2012
From: australia

Posts: 2,886
Thanks: 2434

I have had both magnesium Oz wheels and forged alloy OZ wheels . I was unbelievably quick on the magnesium.
wilkson is offline  
Old Oct 15th 2018, 12:06 AM   #55
Senior Member
 
able duc's Avatar
 
Joined: Nov 2016
From: Mid Nth Coast NSW

Posts: 913
Thanks: 300

I Ride: 1199 - - - - - - - - - R1200GS Rallye X - - - - - Sherco 300SEF-R - - - - -
Originally Posted by wilkson View Post
I have had both magnesium Oz wheels and forged alloy OZ wheels . I was unbelievably quick on the magnesium.
hahaha I don't think so.

oh by the way thanks for the rotor measurements.
able duc is offline  
Old Oct 19th 2018, 06:53 AM   #56
Senior Member
 
Joined: Jun 2015
From: Nashville TN

Posts: 1,034
Thanks: 441

I Ride: 1299S, Multistrada Granturismo, Monster 796 ABS, BMW S1000RR
there is one benefit of heavier wheels - street riding in heavy rain and/or very windy conditions. if you're the sort that will take their Panigale out in any weather barring a blizzard, there is stability in the stronger gyroscopic rotation of heavier wheels. when other bikers have pulled over under overpasses but you stubbornly keep on going, that gyroscopic rotation makes a difference.

Note that the crankshaft also produces gyroscopic forces. In the worst rain I've ever ridden in, running my 1299S w/Supercorsas, I found a sweet spot at 90-ish mph in 5th gear, or 80 in 4th where hydroplaing was a risk. Every time I shifted into 6th I felt the bike destabilize noticeably as the RPMs dropped.

You won't get that with a backwards rotating crank (like on the V-4), but honestly, other than my stupid ass, who rides their Panigales like touring bikes in monsoon weather?

I was fully planning on buying BST wheels for my bike. Then at a tire change I picked up the rear forged Marchesini without the tire...and decided to save my money. the stock forged wheels are surprisingly light. Pick one up, and as you hold this wheel that you can easily lift and hold with one finger, the desire to spend $4000 on wheels diminishes. $4k buys a lot of titanium and carbon fiber bits
Thanks from GunMoto
kismetcapitan is offline  
Old Oct 19th 2018, 08:43 PM   #57
Junior Member
 
Joined: Aug 2018
From: Springfield, OR

Posts: 17
Thanks: 7

I Ride: 2003 HD Softail, 2005 Sportster 1200 Custom, 2018 Ducati Panigale V4S
Magnesium (as well as aluminum) are aniodic metals. They do corrode much easier than metals such as stainless steel or nickel HOWEVER, they aren't going to just flake away if they get a scratch. I am a helicopter mechanic by trade. I deal with aluminum, magnesium, stainless steel, nickel, Inconel, Hastelloy, brass, copper, lead, and all sorts of annodic and cathodic metals every day.

Corrosion is more of an issue with magnesium when it is subjected to either improper heat treatment (not likely an issue for you) or being mated to a cathodic dissimilar metal while in the presence of an electrolyte (such as water). Just being exposed to the atmosphere is almost a non-issue unless you live in a corrosive environment. (see: near the ocean) Where you are most likely to encounter her corrosion on magnesium wheels is where the stainless steel valve stem mates to the wheel or where the bearing outer race is attached to the wheel. (see: dissimilar metal corrosion) If everything is properly assembled and maintained, you shouldn't have any issues with magnesium wheels. They aren't refined uranium for chrissakes. Not unstable like radioactive materials. Use them without fear.
Thanks from able duc
YouUh is offline  
Reply

  Ducati Forum > Ducati Panigale Forum > Ducati 1299

Tags
alu, forged, mag, wheels



Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Discussions
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
For Sale: Marchesini Forged S Wheels Nac00 Classifieds 0 Nov 28th 2017 08:30 PM
For Trade: need forged S or R wheels.... TOBTEK Classifieds 5 Oct 7th 2017 07:22 AM
Forged Wheels able duc Ducati 1199 4 Jul 30th 2017 02:56 AM
For Sale: Oz Piega forged aluminum wheels bwaide Classifieds 1 Jun 28th 2016 08:44 AM
For Sale: Model S forged alum wheels HarmonyJim Classifieds 7 Feb 16th 2014 11:57 AM


Facebook Twitter Google+ RSS Feed