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post #3736 of 4648
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Originally Posted by TRINI View Post

Watching those Super Duke videos almost makes me want a Speed/Street Triple.


The new one

 

http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/PhotoGallerys/2011-Triumph-Speed-Triple-18.jpg

 

or the older one?

 

http://en.triumph-club.net/graphics/gallery/full/353_2010-.jpg 

 

But not the old SuperDuke 990?

 

http://www.wallpaperup.com/uploads/wallpapers/2013/05/27/93076/5373ff85c2be6cd83f4f51d1230a728e.jpg

post #3737 of 4648
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Originally Posted by Rumpelstiltskin View Post

No one pays MSRP for Japanese bikes though, esp the long in tooth Honda.
Even still, brand new 2012 holdovers are listing for like $10.5

http://www.cycletrader.com/listing/2012-Honda-CB1000R-110844431

You could probably talk em down, but not to 8K
post #3738 of 4648

Ducati announced a limited edition panigale S in the Senna colour scheme, 161 bikes, all for brazil.

 

Also get a racing exhaust.

 

Perfection on two wheels if you ask me...

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post #3740 of 4648

That's hilarious.

 

Gotta have that Italian super-bicycle on the back of your Ducati. That bicycle is worth more than my car.

 

I can't stand the fat ugly mufflers on all new bikes.

post #3741 of 4648
Interesting that it is basically a "both wheels on" yakima stuck to the bike. How is it attached? The bottom end can't be attached to the wheel can it? the swing arm would have to move....photoshop? bike is small but I don't see any shadow

I've seen monsters with the 2x2 kit (though the more common fitment is on the BMW adv bikes):


Although honestly, I think this one would make more sense:

Takes a little more time pulling off both wheels (and you would have to bind up the loose chain with something) but it seems like it would be more compact/balanced/stable.
post #3742 of 4648
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Originally Posted by otc View Post

Interesting that it is basically a "both wheels on" yakima stuck to the bike. How is it attached? The bottom end can't be attached to the wheel can it? the swing arm would have to move....photoshop? bike is small but I don't see any shadow

I've seen monsters with the 2x2 kit (though the more common fitment is on the BMW adv bikes):


Although honestly, I think this one would make more sense:

Takes a little more time pulling off both wheels (and you would have to bind up the loose chain with something) but it seems like it would be more compact/balanced/stable.

 

 

I see a shadow

post #3743 of 4648
The bike mount on the Diavel looks like the mount on the back of the seat could act like moveable rail type set up and the lower mounting point on the mud guard is fixed.
post #3744 of 4648

I like the work of some of the Japanese builders.  This is a Kawasaki Z1000

 

http://enginescrewkit.free.fr/KZ1000_files/image3451.jpg

 

 

 

But after KurumazakaSita got his hands on it, it turned into this

 

リックマンカワサキ Z1000

http://www.streetride.jp/streetride_img/custom/img/157/detail01_b.jpg

http://www.streetride.jp/streetride_img/custom/img/157/detail02_b.jpg

http://www.streetride.jp/streetride_img/custom/img/157/detail03_b.jpg

http://www.streetride.jp/streetride_img/custom/img/157/detail04_b.jpg

http://www.streetride.jp/streetride_img/custom/img/157/detail05_b.jpg

http://www.streetride.jp/streetride_img/custom/img/157/detail06_b.jpg

post #3745 of 4648
So in my aim to be more fiscally responsible in 2014, I'm prioritizing performance mods on my bike over aesthetic...so no Chrono Classic gauge for me.

Now someone talk to me, preferably in plain English, about progressive vs. straight rate springs vs. emulators.
post #3746 of 4648
I don't know about progressive/straight springs for the Bonnie... that you gotta consult the experts for

But emulators are a separate thing you can combine with new springs.
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Travesty!!!

 

 

post #3749 of 4648
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Originally Posted by TRINI View Post

New Beemer R Nine T is a go.

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Was reading about it today. I may be in love.
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