29 Dec 2022
The perfect balance of design, sound, build and price
This thing is great. I was initially surprised by how good it looks in person, and the colour is much warmer than I expected, which I like. The sound is deep but I can also hear what the engine is doing a lot more clearly which makes riding easier, and it just feels cool. Installation was incredibly easy. The hardest part was fitting the two pieces together but that's only because they're so well made. A bit of a twisting action finally got the silencer on to the header pipe.
I originally couldn't imagine what an exhaust could do for a 400cc bike, but it's made the whole experience of riding more fun, exciting, and then there's the satisfaction of customising my bike with a well-made bit of kit that makes me just wanna stare at it.
The only thing I don't like is the mesh grill over the silencer opening. I feel like there must be some more subtle design solution, or simply leave it out, like the titanium version. It has, however, darkened over time so it's less pronounced.