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Old 10-01-2012, 03:21 PM   #81
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i get the opposite. maybe you are just slow!
what he said ^^^^^
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Old 10-01-2012, 03:27 PM   #82
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I took it off just not through the app. It is off now I think.
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Old 10-01-2012, 03:29 PM   #83
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What's up with everyone and V4s? Do they make more power, narrower down the middle, or both?
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Old 10-01-2012, 03:36 PM   #84
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hell if i know... i just want something thats not an inline 4 and not a twin
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Old 10-01-2012, 03:37 PM   #85
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plus who can tell with the Rizla offering??? it kept blowing up.
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Old 10-01-2012, 03:41 PM   #86
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hell if i know... i just want something thats not an inline 4 and not a twin
RRW said the RSV4 felt like a 250 between the legs.
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Old 10-01-2012, 03:45 PM   #87
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i've been waiting 6 years for those assholes at Suzuki to start selling the V-Four... god knows they can't win races with it... they might as well let us do the R&D on it.
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Old 10-01-2012, 03:52 PM   #88
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^^^^ looks like how FUN is diagrammed.
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Old 10-01-2012, 03:55 PM   #89
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RRW said the RSV4 felt like a 250 between the legs.
Thats probably where its at... you know how much I hate the scientific crap about riding buuuuutt... for one thing a V4 will be narrower... for another the power delivery MUST be smoother based on the firing order... which means the gyroscopics of the internal rotating mass must be less than an I4...

BUT HOW THE FUCK WOULD I KNOW??? THEY WON'T SELL ME ONE!!!!
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Old 10-01-2012, 04:15 PM   #90
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i've been waiting 6 years for those assholes at Suzuki to start selling the V-Four... god knows they can't win races with it... they might as well let us do the R&D on it.
Honda has a V4 motor also and people have been waiting for it to be in a SS bike forever also.

That configuration is proven to be easy to ride. Look at the magazine tests and while the ZX-10 and BMW make more power, 9 out of 10 test riders will put their best lap times down on the RSV4.

Great mid-range, still has the top end punch and the power delivery is so smooth and manageable. According to Chris Ulrich, "it can find grip where the others can't".

Yes, it is narrower, which makes the bike more aerodynamic (the main reason the RSV4 has been the fastest bike in WSBK is because of the aerodynamics). You get the low/mid-range of a V-Twin with the top end rush of an I-4...with the power being very useable. The V4 configuration provides more mechanical grip.
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Old 10-01-2012, 05:24 PM   #91
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What about the Ninja 300? It's nothing compared to our sport bikes, but I think it's about to shake things up. EFI and bit larger displacement than the CBR250R, beginner/economy bikes are cool again.

http://www.cycleworld.com/2012/09/19...00-first-ride/

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Old 10-01-2012, 06:59 PM   #92
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What about the Ninja 300? It's nothing compared to our sport bikes, but I think it's about to shake things up. EFI and bit larger displacement than the CBR250R, beginner/economy bikes are cool again.

http://www.cycleworld.com/2012/09/19...00-first-ride/

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Old 10-15-2012, 06:30 PM   #93
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What a fail so far as updates for all the Jap 1000s, and 600s for that matter. At least the 636 got released. Looks the part.
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Old 10-15-2012, 11:06 PM   #94
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Really? Do people really think 1000's are more cool that 600/670?

If that is the case it is weird that CC's would determine coolness.

When I buy a bike the intended use is what drives my selection.
Sadly he's partially right. I hear new riders say all the time I'm too big for a 600. Someone told me I weigh to much for a 600 or 750 or maybe spend half a season riding on a 600 them move to a 1K in a few months. At least in my area I see it happening often. I agree with some earlier post. Find your bike buy it, love it, make anything you want it to be, make it yours I have ridden other bikes and I still have my 09 at the top of the heap.
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Old 10-15-2012, 11:14 PM   #95
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Save for the new zx10r and zx6r and the 2012 cbr 1000rr every other jap bike looks and IS old. R1 and gixxer need an update bad! If nothing happens next year, im going for the s1000rr. Used 2011 low mile one with akrapovic full system going for 12k, can't beat that. Thing must be pushing close to 200hp easy.
I must've have missed this. Showa BPF, new bodywork, and six(?) spoke wheels do not qualify. That bike is old as well.
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Old 10-31-2012, 11:01 AM   #96
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Re: Abyssmal 2013 Jap bike updates

wel from what i heard suzuki is going to show us something big in 2014, we'll sit and wait but they are not the only one, there is honda who's making the big move too who's making a road legal motogp bike but it's going to be very expensive
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Old 10-31-2012, 12:37 PM   #97
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wel from what i heard suzuki is going to show us something big in 2014, we'll sit and wait but they are not the only one, there is honda who's making the big move too who's making a road legal motogp bike but it's going to be very expensive
I researched your Honda MotoGP comment and the 2014 is being made for CRT bikes. Homogilation(sp), I guess?

So basically in MGP, there will be two types of bikes, if you'd say, Prototype and Satellite Teams, and more of a "spec" bike.

If they do that, regardless, they'd win, but would the high cost justify the purchase?
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Old 11-19-2012, 01:29 AM   #98
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why in the world would anyone want ABS on a gixxer?

they got hondas for that sort of skulduggery...
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Old 11-20-2012, 07:55 AM   #99
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why in the world would anyone want ABS on a gixxer?
they got hondas for that sort of skulduggery...
GSX-R will have ABS in a few years. Our beloved EU politicians decided that every bike over 125cc must have ABS 2016-> + new Euro 4 emission bs.
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GSX-R will have ABS in a few years. Our beloved EU politicians decided that every bike over 125cc must have ABS 2016-> + new Euro 4 emission bs.
Such crap.
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