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Old 05-08-2008, 04:11 AM   #1
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Old 05-08-2008, 06:47 AM   #2
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Cycle rider had Kaw pretty much dominating.
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Old 05-08-2008, 06:58 AM   #3
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Cycle rider had Kaw pretty much dominating.
well then thats the first one i'v seen that hasn't put the new 081krr on top
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Old 05-08-2008, 08:39 AM   #5
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remember, magazines are influenced by $$$

i'm a honda fan, but i think honda can do better with the amount of money they have in R&D....honda always seem to go for the "good all around, great in nothing" bikes.

you can't beat the reliability and durability of a honda though.
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and people say the front of the 1000rr looks nasty, the new zx10r headlights look like a retarded cross eyed china man.
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Roadracing World mag just did a liter shootout and the Honda was on top....they said the best 1000cc bike ever built......:/:

Just passing that along..... in my opinion is still dynos less then the rest of the liters and is ugly as sh*t so...... Road race worthy suspension and brakes can only do so much for you on the street.....

It does have a nice midrange though...
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I think i'm ready to step up, i'm gonna go get a literbike now
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isnt that the fake assd jet powered bike from torque?
if i could afford one,i would get it. seen that bike on t.v. it's cool to hear the turbine whine up. that movie ruined the bike though.
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I wasnt trying to say anything against Honda, just a comment. All of the new sport bikes are amazing. To me, Kaw is where it's at because the ergos are right for me.
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OK, I read the test. It says the ZX10 has "tight ergos" and the R1 has "roomy ergos". Something must have changed drastically since 05. I fit on my ZX10 pretty well (I'm 6'1", all are a little tight), but I can not ride an R1. They are WAY too small for me. When I crouch, my elbows and knees overlap by at least 4". I need to go see what's up with the 08s.
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