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Old 02-15-2014, 01:31 AM   #1
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Help me pick my track bike

So the time has come I think to get into track riding, the streets are dwindling for me. My tard as awesome as it is isnt what I would call a full fledged track bike, at least not our local tracks (tops out to easy). So with tax return on its way I feel it's time to add another steed to the stable. Please when making recommendations give sound reason. Btw I'm partial to gsxr (s)

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Old 02-15-2014, 09:35 AM   #2
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I'll overlook the comment about being partial to GSXR's (some things shouldn't be admitted to publicly) and recommend this...

http://www.motohouston.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=278558

Sound reasons.

It's an RC51.
V-twins are amazing track bikes, this ain't no SV (not that there's anything wrong with an SV in Seinfeld voice)
At this price, you won't lose a peny if you take care of it (when you sale it later)
It has VERY nice upgrades
Pimping paint job
They are great handling bikes

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Old 02-16-2014, 08:22 AM   #3
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Get an SV. I know one for cheap!

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Old 02-16-2014, 10:23 AM   #4
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I had a GSXR 750 track bike and I can't think of any reasonably priced bike that would be better.
It has almost the power of a 1000 and weighs virtually the same as a 600. Great suspension, great brakes (with the right pads) and handles... well, like a gixxer.
There's a reason why gsxr's are so popular and their popularity also makes repair parts cheap and easy too. In fact many of the chassis parts from 600's will fit because they are the same basic bike.
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I had a GSXR 750 track bike and I can't think of any reasonably priced bike that would be better.
It has almost the power of a 1000 and weighs virtually the same as a 600. Great suspension, great brakes (with the right pads) and handles... well, like a gixxer.
There's a reason why gsxr's are so popular and their popularity also makes repair parts cheap and easy too. In fact many of the chassis parts from 600's will fit because they are the same basic bike.


I like this, I had a gsxr 1000. I went from my zx10 to it in the same day the handling was noticeably better in the first 10 minutes.
But I do like trying new bikes....
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