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Old 02-22-2009, 07:29 PM   #1
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ZX14 or Hayabusa?

This is not a "which is faster thread". I searched first and those are the only threads I found. My question is, which is better as a daily rider? I have NO interest in which is faster. I want to know what is more comfortable, better handling, better ergos, etc. I am 6'4", 230 lbs. and my bike is in my sig. I have already ruled out liter bikes because they really aren't much better as a daily rider than my 600 (other than being more powerful). I will be in traffic a bit with this bike so handling is a plus. I also want something that would be comfortable riding two up with my 6', 140 lb wife. I would appreciate actual riders' experiences. I will be buying sometime after August (depending on when I can sell mine) and am trying to cover all of my bases first. Test rides are hard to get on these bikes, so other than sitting on each of them in the showroom, I don't know much. TIA!
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Old 02-22-2009, 07:31 PM   #2
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there are more aftermaret parts for the busa, if that makes any difference
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Old 02-22-2009, 07:35 PM   #4
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Busa BUsa Busa
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there are more aftermaret parts for the busa, if that makes any difference
Eh, not really. I'll probably just do the usual mild mods on either. Slip-ons, and visual mods. I almost would rather have the 14 just because there are so many more Busas on the road and I like to be a little different.
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Hayabusa FTW
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So, why the Busa? Other than being partial to it since you own one.
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Eh, not really. I'll probably just do the usual mild mods on either. Slip-ons, and visual mods. I almost would rather have the 14 just because there are so many more Busas on the road and I like to be a little different.
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then there u go
Being different has nothing to do with being the better bike.
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So, why the Busa? Other than being partial to it since you own one.
Is just much more sexier
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Is just much more sexier
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Never ridden a Busa so others opinions will probably matter more to you. . . . . Everything I've seen shows the ZX-14 being slightly more comfortable the Busa handles a little better. Both are stellar bikes for what they're designed to do. I'd go with whichever one you can get cheapest.
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Never ridden a Busa so others opinions will probably matter more to you. . . . . Everything I've seen shows the ZX-14 being slightly more comfortable the Busa handles a little better. Both are stellar bikes for what they're designed to do. I'd go with whichever one you can get cheapest.
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i thin they are bot great bikes, but honestly i do NOT like the busa front end, i think its just ugly. I am partial to the zx14, I think its is just a better looking bike. Plus I have spoken to several guys who have owned zx14s and they loved the daily driving comfort of the zx14, just as much as the busa guys as well, bu the zx14s seem to be ridden by a slightly older rider anyway.
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Yo Ru55ell yo see that girl in my Avater she says my busa seat is comfortable
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i thin they are bot great bikes, but honestly i do NOT like the busa front end, i think its just ugly. I am partial to the zx14, I think its is just a better looking bike. Plus I have spoken to several guys who have owned zx14s and they loved the daily driving comfort of the zx14, just as much as the busa guys as well, bu the zx14s seem to be ridden by a slightly older rider anyway.
You sir have bad taste in bikes
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