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Old 01-25-2007, 10:49 AM   #1
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what are the downfalls?

i see alot of bikes in the magazine that have the big back wheel that sticks out..i was thinkin about maybe getting a bike like this but i was not sure what problems occour when getting one..here is an example

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Old 01-25-2007, 10:51 AM   #2
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Um, if you like turning the motorcycle, you may be disappointed by the handling characteristics.
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do you wanna drag race your bike??? otherwise leave it alone! you cant turn wortha when you do that!
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Old 01-25-2007, 10:53 AM   #4
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Um, if you like turning the motorcycle, you may be disappointed by the handling characteristics.
im a little slow at typing
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Old 01-25-2007, 10:56 AM   #5
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is that the playgirl bunny from that reality show?
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...she could still get it
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Old 01-25-2007, 10:59 AM   #6
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You should really put some miles on the bike you have. That set up is for drag racing and posers.
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Old 01-25-2007, 11:08 AM   #8
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Old 01-25-2007, 11:09 AM   #9
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That bike kicks . . .if you're into towing it from show to show. if you actually like to ride, stay away from those customs. A super long swinger and fat tire(which is not even ZR rated on that bike BTW) is only good for drag racing. IMO your 650R is a cooler bike. just my 2 cents of course.
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Yea, that extended swingarm shyt may look good (to some), but it's a to get that thing to turn, curve or any other type of change in direction. Stick with the stock setup...
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That bike kicks . . .if you're into towing it from show to show. if you actually like to ride, stay away from those customs. A super long swinger and fat tire(which is not even ZR rated on that bike BTW) is only good for drag racing. IMO your 650R is a cooler bike. just my 2 cents of course.



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Old 01-25-2007, 11:27 AM   #12
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That bike kicks . . .if you're into towing it from show to show. if you actually like to ride, stay away from those customs. A super long swinger and fat tire(which is not even ZR rated on that bike BTW) is only good for drag racing. IMO your 650R is a cooler bike. just my 2 cents of course.

I agree that streched and fat is dumb on a sportbike, but FYI I belive metzler has a 300 section coming out with a Z speed rating.
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that is one ugly as s bike.
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I agree that streched and fat is dumb on a sportbike, but FYI I belive metzler has a 300 section coming out with a Z speed rating.
You are correct sir!!! However, the tire on that bike is all show and no go, and it's nowhere near a 300series tire!!! Therefore, it sucks !!! Nice bike to pay some to stand around/sit on and take pictures though.:confused1
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All the hate thrown at that bike but it still kicks !!
Different strokes for different folks. Some people arent into twisties.
I rode a stretched Busa before and it wasnt nearly the to turn that some of you all cry about.
Sure it wasnt a track ready bike but still was very rideable.
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Didn't say I didn't like it. I'd drag it in a heartbeat. I don't think ,imo, that a beginner needs anything like this.
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It's unfair to dismiss all bikes with extended swingarms as being only for "posers."
Going stretched and slammed is a necessity in drag racing.
But I too think that bike is ugly as sin.
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It's unfair to dismiss all bikes with extended swingarms as being only for "posers."
Going stretched and slammed is a necessity in drag racing.
But I too think that bike is ugly as sin.
If you would have read my post it says DRAG racing and posers. Basically, if said person was cruising up and down anytown main street with a 10 in stretch chrome busa. Said person would be posing.
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Didn't say I didn't like it. I'd drag it in a heartbeat. I don't think ,imo, that a beginner needs anything like this.
Very true
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If you would have read my post it says DRAG racing and posers. Basically, if said person was cruising up and down anytown main street with a 10 in stretch chrome busa. Said person would be posing.
I dont think cashtown was referring to your post when he gave his input.
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