Rotobox 3.5" x 17" Boost 5-Spoke Front Wheel 08-12 Hayabusa

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CAD $2,385.00
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Rotobox Boost 3.5" x 17" 5-Spoke Front Wheel

Item Summary

  • Size : 3.5" x 17"
  • Weight : 5.80lb. (2.63 kg)
  • Add 0.45 lb. (0.20 kg) with Worldwide Bearings ceramic bearings
  • Add 0.50 lb. (0.22 kg) with Worldwide Bearings steel bearings
  • Static Load Rating : 395 lb. (180 kg)
  • Materials : Carbon fiber and aluminum
  • Style : Straight, five elliptical-spoke configuration
  • Valve Stems : 90° anodized aluminum
  • Approvals : JASO T203-85 / JWL dotE Certified
  • Fitment : Direct OEM replacement for Suzuki Hayabusa (08-12)
  • Warranty : 2 Years

Performance

Low weight, high stiffness, great strength and eye-catching design are the obvious reasons for the continuing growth of carbon fiber usage in the motorcycle industry. One of the most important parts to significantly improve a motorcycle’s overall performance – from handling, breaking to acceleration – are carbon fiber wheels. With the industries first 3 component composite (carbon-epoxy-steel) and its unique one-piece hollow carbon cast construction, Rotobox is redefining the quality and manufacturing standards of a whole industry. This puts us on the forefront of carbon fiber motorcycle wheel innovations.

Racetrack Inspired Design

The look of the Rotobox wheels is determined by the company’s philosophy to achieve the highest possible performance and safety with no compromises to popular design guidelines. To maximize the advantages of carbon fiber composite, and simultaneously reduce all known disadvantages, we let the experience and expertise of our professional testing team YART (Yamaha Austria Racing Team) flow into the wheel design. The outcome is a spoke, which meets the rim on a substantially large area.

Manufacturing

One-Piece Hollow Carbon Cast: Rotobox is the first and still the only carbon fiber motorcycle wheel producer in the world to develop and use a unique 3 component composite - combining carbon, epoxy and steel. As the composite itself the one-piece hollow carbon cast production process is a novelty as well. During production several different types of CNC tailored carbon fabrics are hand placed into the negative forming mold of the high precision aluminum tool. For greater impact resistance a stainless 2,5 mm steel wire is added in each side of the rim. Next the liquid epoxy resin is injected into the sealed and tempered tool under very high pressure. This process of producing the one-piece hollow carbon cast is an adaptation of the special high pressure Resin Transfer Molding (RTM) technology. Ensuring the continuous quality, safety and accuracy of the production process.

Central Hubs

The hubs are CNC machined from 7075 T6 aluminum alloy, anodized into optional color and permanently assembled to the carbon rim. Designed specifically for each motorcycle model, the Rotobox wheels are a direct replacement of the OEM-wheels and are supplied with a cush drive, sprocket carrier, spacers and a choice of ceramic or steel bearings.

90-Degree Valve Stems

All Rotobox wheels come with 90-degree anodized aluminum valve stems that are not only easy to access, but keep centrifugal force from opening their Schrader valves and deflating tires during high-speed operation.

Racers Know, What Racers Need

How to make the lightest and strongest wheel on the world? That’s the question motorcycling racer, research & development engineer and Rotobox CEO Gregor Bizjak asked himself more than a decade ago. The answer was a revolutionary 3 component-carbon-epoxy-steel-composite and a newly developed production procedure, which paved the way for a new generation of high performance motorcycle wheels by Rotobox.

About Rotobox

Since the very first day Rotobox strives to take the performance of carbon fiber wheels to a new level. By continuously pushing the boundaries of creative engineering our products set industry standards for lightness, stiffness, design and premium quality. Whether on the track or on the road – the racing DNA of the Rotobox team is not only reflected in our wheels, but can be felt with every meter driven. The feedback of our great costumers confirms, that we are turning the wheel the right way.

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Apparel Exchange/Return Policy:

It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure correct and proper sizing when placing an order. There are no returns, cancellations or exchanges on any apparel, no exceptions. This includes apparel such as leather suits, jackets, pants, clothing, boots and gloves. If you have any questions regarding sizing, please refer to the manufacturers sizing charts or contact Bayside Performance for further assistance.

The following are final sale, no exchanges, cancellations or returns:

  • Helmets
  • Apparel And Protection
  • Special Order Items
  • Made To Order Items
  • Electrical
  • Race Bodywork
  • Clearance Items
  • Items Removed From Original Packaging
  • Parts That Have Been Installed Or Attempted To Be Installed

Product Exchange/Return Policy:

If you would like to exchange a product, contact Bayside Performance within one (1) day upon the receipt of the sales order. All returns must be approved by Bayside Performance. Upon Bayside Performance approval for inspection of the returned product, Bayside Performance assigns a Return Authorization (RA) Number. The RA number is only for the product that Bayside Performance has approved for inspection.

Shipping costs of the returned product is the liability of the customer; Bayside Performance does not accept any collect on delivery (COD) shipments. The RA number must be clearly marked on the outside of the box; returns without the marked RA number will be refused and may be returned to the customer. All approved returns must received by Bayside Performance within ten (10) days of the RA number provided to the customer. Always send your item back Canada Post with tracking and email us the tracking number.

All returned merchandise must be in its original packaging with attached tags, instructions and in new condition. Both the product and packaging must be in new condition free from scratches, blemishes, tears or dents. It is the customer's responsibility to ensure the returning merchandise to Bayside Performance is adequately packaged, preventing any loss or damage to the returning product. Any parts that have been removed from the package or attempted to be installed are not returnable.

All claims for missing products must be made by the end of the next business day upon the receipt of the order, after that time Bayside Performance will not be liable for any shortages. All claims for damaged merchandise must be made to the shipping carrier; ensure that you keep all shipping cartons and all packaging materials for carrier inspection. It is the responsibility of the customer to initiate any claims with the carrier.

All returned merchandise to Bayside Performance is subject to a 20% restocking fee. All canceled orders are subject to a 20% restocking fee if the item has already been ordered in. Any purchases that are refused and returned to Bayside Performance are deemed non-deliverable and subject to a restocking fee, all shipping costs and possibly our final sale policy.

Shipping and insurance costs are non-refundable. If a refund is approved by Bayside Performance, the reimbursement of money will be issued to the customer in the same monetary form as the payment was made to Bayside Performance at the time of the purchase.

Inventory:

Bayside Performance specializes in custom order hard to get or made to order items. Our website shows inventory two ways.

We are experiencing random Covid-19 lockdown related delays that are out of our control. We ask that you be patient during this time.

In Stock:

In stock items would be shipped same or next business day however inventory numbers are not a guarantee. If in stock items are not available to ship right away we would contact you with an estimate.

Available To Order:

Available to order items where not discontinued the last time manually checked.They may have estimated time in which they should leave our store but this is not a guarantee. Available to order items must arrive to us first and be checked prior to shipping to you. We do stock the most commonly sold items and have a decent inventory however many items have to be sourced at the time of sale from many different distributors. We would contact you with a delivery estimate before processing your order if the posted estimate was incorrect or was not posted.

Parts Fitment Guarantee:

Aftermarket parts do not always fit like OEM parts. Some aftermarket parts require modifications or fitment to work correctly. For example carbon fiber and race bodywork components often need trimming and modifications to fit correctly.

Bayside Performance only guarantees fitment of these parts if they are installed by a licensed tech with experience installing aftermarket parts. Bayside Performance reserves the right to investigate each fitment issue and decide whether the part is incorrect or incorrect installation is the problem. The customer is responsible to install parts correctly or hire a company with the skills to complete the work properly. Please call us for more details.

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