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Old 03-09-2013, 03:39 PM   #1
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what yall think about the new Yamaha Bolt?

I think it looks pretty cool. You can go from bobber, to cafe, to ape hangers. 950 cc with updated handling.
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Good looking bike and the pricing is good too.
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Old 03-09-2013, 04:22 PM   #4
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Good looking bike and the pricing is good too.
Yeah 8g's is a good price point
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I like that a lot except the stamp tank.
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Well look at yamaha. They put their big boy pants on and are trying to stick it to Harley. Lol.

I'd be willing to bet it goes potatoe potatoe!
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Old 03-09-2013, 05:59 PM   #8
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Well look at yamaha. They put their big boy pants on and are trying to stick it to Harley. Lol.

I'd be willing to bet it goes potatoe potatoe!


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what yall think about the new Yamaha Bolt?

Hate the exhaust
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It looks good for a base start. Adding a diff. exhaust and some accessories, it will turn out nice.
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Not to shabby be cooler alittle more cafe racer style
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Old 03-09-2013, 07:31 PM   #12
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Not to shabby be cooler alittle more cafe racer style
clip-ons would be the first thing i would do.
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good looking bike.
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Looks like an iron 883 with better performance/engineering! Like it!
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Put some Vance & Hines shorties on that
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i would like to see a cafe version.
does yamaha know that naming something "bolt" makes it difficult to search for items?


it looks good.
i dont understand why it is $8000. it's an air cooled v twin, and its not made by harley... this bike could be cheaper.
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The bike looks awesome.
But, and I hate to put it this way, it looks like Yamaha is trying to imitate Harley, again.
It looks like a Sportster.
That said, they may have a winner on their hands if the price point is right and they don't have the goofy 4000 mile valve adjust intervals some of the V Stars have.
Any info on that?
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This looks air cooled too.
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