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Is it just me or do you guys scrap your exhaust while cornering as well?

I have a Scorpion SERKET TAPER FULL SYSTEM exhaust installed and every time I take it to the canyons, I am scraping the exhaust and foot pegs (not hero blobs) on left corners. Will upload photos when I get back from work.

My suspension setting is stock and set at 7 out of 9. I am 177cm and weigh 80kg. Should I go max to 9 on the setting? I heard it doesn't make much of a difference.

Am I pushing the XSR to its limit? What do you guys think?
 

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I have the serket on and have scraped it a couple of times but I have never scraped my footpegs and I have the blobs on!

Maybe you are pushing a little too hard??
 

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I have the serket on and have scraped it a couple of times but I have never scraped my footpegs and I have the blobs on!

Maybe you are pushing a little too hard??
Thanks for the reply Rivski. So you as well! Maybe I am pushing it a bit hard, I came from a sportbike, knee carving, but I might have to mentally adjust. On the left side, sometimes the pegs sometimes my toes. Right side, exhaust hits the floor first.
 

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I think as long as your happy riding and enjoying yourself and riding to your ability then there shouldn't be a problem.

I am on to the xsr as a first big bike and think I ride well within my average ability..Think I would really like to see someone on an xsr to see what it is really capable of..but even I was a little surprised to hear the exhaust scrape on the ground as I don't really lean over as I am not confident enough to do it..maybe I get over a bit more than I think I do as I don't have big chicken strips. I did see a you tube video of a very good rider putting it through it's paces and he was grounding out on every corner!!
 

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Thanks racingkoala for the side by side comparison, that is probably the issue. It is also further out, not as tucked in.
 

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The Serket system is sold as a model-specific exhaust but, in reality, the end cans are pretty standardised. Looks like Scorpion need to re-assess the design of this one - it clearly sticks out too far on the XSR. Make it a bit skinnier and sit it a bit higher and all should be fine. It's got a lovely deep sound but cornering concerns would put me off buying one at present.
 

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The Serket system is sold as a model-specific exhaust but, in reality, the end cans are pretty standardised. Looks like Scorpion need to re-assess the design of this one - it clearly sticks out too far on the XSR. Make it a bit skinnier and sit it a bit higher and all should be fine. It's got a lovely deep sound but cornering concerns would put me off buying one at present.
Agreed, really do love the deep tone, but have been thinking of reinstalling the stock to have better rideability.
 

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The Serket system is sold as a model-specific exhaust but, in reality, the end cans are pretty standardised. Looks like Scorpion need to re-assess the design of this one - it clearly sticks out too far on the XSR. Make it a bit skinnier and sit it a bit higher and all should be fine. It's got a lovely deep sound but cornering concerns would put me off buying one at present.
Not sure really - I have the same exhaust and it's pretty low profile, all be it that it does stick out more than the stock one (can't say it's much lower though).

There's also some adjust-ability in this regard, as the silencer bracket has 2 fixing points (one to the silencer and one to the bike) allowing it to be pivoted up and down when fitted (there's enough leeway with the pipe connections to allow for this too).
Also, going a bit further, by bending said bracket slightly, the silencer can be moved inward a couple more cms (see image).

I would suggest that ilovebacon may have the exhaust set at the lower levels of its adjustment as well as riding a bit beyond the limits of the bike, if he's scraping pegs on the other side.
Could also be that with the stock exhaust there would be exhaust-ground contact issues in this case.
 

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Well today I noticed I did scrap more than the pegs in the tarmac. Probably a bounce while cornering...
Its the suspension or a bad design?
It looks like I crashed :crying:
 

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