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Old 05-17-2011, 08:34 PM   #41
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That's my complaint about naked bikes. They look awesome and great for commuting around town, but not so good with a head wind heading down the highway.
I just did close to 700 miles in a day on mine and I thought it was great. A lot of those were somewhat above the speed limit and the wind still wasn't a major factor.

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Ive got a feeling the 1000 would be lighter.... I still want to be able to catch air on that one road
I could catch air on a minibike on that road.

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I know what Solracer is thinking...
He's thinking a faster bike will make him less late but it won't work and I'll still be waiting for him, on my slower bike, at the meet spot.
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Old 05-17-2011, 08:37 PM   #42
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I just did close to 700 miles in a day on mine and I thought it was great. A lot of those were somewhat above the speed limit and the wind still wasn't a major factor.



I could catch air on a minibike on that road.



He's thinking a faster bike will make him less late but it won't work and I'll still be waiting for him, on my slower bike, at the meet spot.
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Old 05-17-2011, 11:04 PM   #43
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hmmm.... The all green one looks pretty nice. I dont like any of the other colors they look poopie
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Old 05-17-2011, 11:26 PM   #44
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Totally different class of bike. The Ninja 1000 is basically a fully faired Z1000.
Ok, that makes much more sense now.. I thought it was a "sport" bike, and looking at everything from ergos, to design/layout had me cringe "wtf??"

I understand it better now.

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Old 05-17-2011, 11:43 PM   #45
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didnt they have a recall on these bikes as soon as they came out?
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Old 05-18-2011, 12:59 AM   #46
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didnt they have a recall on these bikes as soon as they came out?
You're thinking ZX10, we are discussing the Ninja 1000.. different animals
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ohhh thanks for clarifying, i knew i read an article about one of those bikes
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yeah.. someone threw the pic of the ZX10R up and PWd the thread...
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