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Old 01-14-2008, 10:18 AM   #41
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The ZTL braking on the new model is pretty good.
Zero torsional load is Erik's acronym.

The bike is plenty fast, quiet and very comfortable. It handles quite well, at least on my street rides.

Rotax did a great job on the linear power and torque delivery.
I have ridden quite a few fast motorcycles in my day and this bike is no slouch in the power department.
One thing for sure the stying and design evoke a love or hate relationship with most people.
I'm looking forward to riding our demo at the track. My boss and I are "sharing" one and plan on dissassembling it. Powder coating the blue frame and swingarm black and painting it like a Harley-Davidson VR1000 Superbike.
We will post pics of the project when we are finished.
Congrats on your new purchase and keep us informed on your track impressions.

I wish I had the time and effort to take it apart and paint it. I really do not like the coating they put on the frame or wheels, a bit harder to clean, and harder to see if they are dirty. May take the wheels off to have them chromed or powder coated in a "smoother" finish.

I just removed the rear signals and installed a Clear Alternatives intergrated tail light, with clear lens to match the fronts. Now trying to figure out how to relocate the plate.
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Old 01-15-2008, 08:25 AM   #42
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Tail Section Mods

I sawed off the license plate bracket and sanded it down ready for paint.
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Old 01-15-2008, 01:21 PM   #43
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Yep, ya gotta mod that thing and make it yo own.
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Old 01-15-2008, 01:29 PM   #44
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congrats on the bike.....as mentioned not crazy about the fairing. But I also have a rotax engine in my aprilia, they are bullet proof
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Old 01-17-2008, 04:59 PM   #45
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Old 01-17-2008, 08:05 PM   #46
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Finished Tail Section

Here is the latest tail section mods. Now if I can just get the real plate on and I'm good!
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Congrats on the new bike! The more I see this bike, it grows on me!!

Aerodynamics was a key factor in the design of the wide front nose and fairing.
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Old 01-18-2008, 07:47 AM   #48
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This thing has like zero wind noise. I hear more noise from my helmet than anything else...
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