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Old 03-19-2007, 08:02 PM   #16
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Old 03-20-2007, 12:24 AM   #17
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is that the new one with the 3 way power switch thing? wanna know if that's any good.
So there's a thread here with JW member's top speed. I hope I see 180mph++ up there soon!


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Old 03-20-2007, 12:51 AM   #18
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the one with the 3 way power switch is the k7. the k7 is 10 lbs heavier than mine. and i don't like the colors for the new one. and instead of one side exhaust it has two, looks weird. but i think the power delivery for the new one is smoother than the k6.
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Old 03-20-2007, 01:58 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by Ronin005
id love to get a bike, but without a doubt it would be the death of me!!
amen to that :-/
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Old 03-22-2007, 01:27 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by GT-R_R34
the one with the 3 way power switch is the k7. the k7 is 10 lbs heavier than mine. and i don't like the colors for the new one. and instead of one side exhaust it has two, looks weird. but i think the power delivery for the new one is smoother than the k6.
10lbs?! damn, the extra 2-4 HP from the new electronics wouldn't matter much anyway then.
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Old 03-22-2007, 03:48 AM   #21
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i don't know on performance though. after looking at their website it's a whole new bike. new engine more electronics, etc.
i think the rider can make up that weight easily, plus they said that it has an improved suspension. by hand i could tell you that mine has a horrible suspension, but a great engine.
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Old 03-23-2007, 12:38 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by GT-R_R34
by hand i could tell you that mine has a horrible suspension, but a great engine.
famous last words...
It takes some time to dial in your suspension(especially on a new bike), but it's something I would make a priority when your dealing with that much power. I still mess with mine on my Kawi, but I'm not dealing with 160+ HP, so if I mess up I can deal with it till I get back home. I'd be worried If i rubbed a 1000 the wrong way.





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Old 03-24-2007, 12:09 AM   #23
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i have mind set up pretty hard. never like a soft suspension. i like to feel some of the bumps or feed back, but sometimes on LA freeways, a soft suspension wouldn't be so bad.
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Old 04-21-2007, 08:03 PM   #24
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This might sound like a silly question.....but why in the heck do people always have thier bikes up on those stands when they take pics??? Whats the point of those things anyway other then maybe for working on the bike ???
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Old 04-21-2007, 08:56 PM   #25
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^^ Maybe it gives them a MotoGP/Superbikes feeling?

I like it better though on one of those stands!
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Old 04-21-2007, 11:41 PM   #26
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the simple answer to your question be rear tire. It wear out so fast and it is easy to replace with a stand. taking the tire is cheaper than taking the whole bike to the shop for a rear tire or front. what ever may be the case. also is great for maintenance. lubing the chain replacing bakes, etc. it like a floor stand or jack in a car.
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Old 04-22-2007, 02:46 AM   #27
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Originally Posted by obdr
This might sound like a silly question.....but why in the heck do people always have thier bikes up on those stands when they take pics??? Whats the point of those things anyway other then maybe for working on the bike ???
Yes that stand is for maintenance purposes, but the main reason you see them in a lot of pics as opposed to without is because many people take pics of their bikes after having just worked (and usually cleaned) on them.
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