For now this forged wheel is only available for Yamaha Y125Z. Forged wheel are better than cast wheel in many aspects. The most important aspect is in its lightness and strength. Usually forged wheel are only available for superbike, but now Racing Boy has make the important step to made this available to underbone riders.
The price for this forged wheel are absolutely more expensive than the cast alloy wheel that Racing Boy already offer in its wheel lineup.
Look for the comparison table below
Normal Wheel vs Forged Wheel
|Description||Normal Wheel||Forged Wheel|
|Material||Aluminium A356-T6||Aluminium 6061-T6|
|Making Process||Solid -> liquid -> solid||Solid -> solid|
|Weight||50% lighter than iron||65% lighter than iron|
|Strength||254 MPa||276 Mpa|
|Balancing Movement||226g (more weight)||10g (better)|
|Generation rate||5-6%||15% (better)|
Price is at MYR2680.00
UPDATE (11/10/2010): 8 pictures added!