You may have purchased a motorcycle and be delighted with the feel, speed and sound of the bike.  However, it will not take you long to realize that the sound of your motorcycle is the same as any other of the same model.

You will, undoubtedly, ask yourself whether it is worth changing the exhaust to one which has a better sound or is more in keeping with your personal tastes.  This is not an easy question to answer.  You will need to find a local store which can assist you by allowing you to hear the sounds of different exhausts before you choose one.  

Benefits of an FZ09 Akrapovic Exhaust

The FZ09 Akrapovic exhaust has a fantastic sound to it and is worth purchasing for this alone!  IT can be bought as an end piece or as the entire system.  Of course, the entire system offers better response, power delivery and sound quality than simply changing the rear can.

Other benefits include:

  • Weight loss – the weight of the FZ09 Akrapovic exhaust is 8.4lbs lighter than the original exhaust system.  This substantial difference translates directly into more power and better fuel economy.
  • Power commander – this additional piece of kit can be added to complement the FZ09 Akrapovic exhaust.  This will ensure you can access maximum power, better economy and that the delivery remains smooth and easily controlled.
  • It is a surprisingly cost effective solution; compared to many exhaust systems and the cost of replacing the standard exhaust system.
  • The exhaust has the name Akrapovic printed across it; as this is a well known and respected name in the industry this is a nice touch to improve the image of your motorcycle.

Bike Fitting

The FZ09 Akrapovic exhaust is very easy to fit yourself if you have a few basic tools and a little knowledge.  The system is designed to fit virtually any bike and can be purchased for under $1,000.

It is also worth noting that there are many reviews of this exhaust system and all of them are positive!  Akrapovic has a good name and reputation and always seeks to put the customer first.  This ensures the first class service you have become used to.

Choosing the Right Exhaust

It can be very difficult choosing the right exhaust system for your motorcycle.  Whilst the sound is very important it is also vital to ensure the sound is matched up with improved performance and economy.  In addition you must consider whether the exhaust is a common addition to your type of motorcycle.  If it is you may prefer not to install it as you will still not gain an individual or unique sound.  

Any bike shop will help you to choose the right exhaust, but before you do it is essential to ensure the one you want is one that you will be happy with for the long term.  Although the system is a good price; you will not want to replace it every week!