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My storm 250 tops out at 60 and speedometer says it can max

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My storm 250 tops out at 60 and speedometer says it can max out at 75 mph i cant even get 65 whats wrong
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Answer please
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I want an answer now
Expert:  Louie replied 1 year ago.

Hi and welcome to JustAnswer,

Thank you for the question and your patience. Should you still need assistance for information purposes only...

Initially, nothing is wrong. This bike/model is primarily geared for offroad use hence the sprocket/gear number of teeth are meant for low speed/high power (torque).

If after speed, change the sprocket/gear number of teeth/ratio.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Do u think its governed for speed
Expert:  Louie replied 1 year ago.

No, to my understanding there is no electronic/RPM limiter.

Bike's speed (not engine RPM) can be made to go change by increasing or decreasing the number of teeth as above posted.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
You wouldnt happen to know what sites id have luck findingtheright parts for a storm 250 would u
Expert:  Louie replied 1 year ago.

Other than the dealer, unfortunately no.

Even in my country, we have to order parts from the dealer.