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Old 05-21-2009, 07:53 AM   #1
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downgrade?

so im thinking of downgrading from my 1000 to a 750 anybody do this? lol idk why i was just thinking of doing it..thats if i can sell my bike for a good price
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Old 05-21-2009, 07:54 AM   #2
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lot of people do...i mean, the 750 has plenty of power, and will handle more like a 600
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Old 05-21-2009, 07:55 AM   #3
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nighthawk 750 is all you need
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Old 05-21-2009, 07:55 AM   #4
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Yep lot of people do it.
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Old 05-21-2009, 08:01 AM   #5
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i want the '07 750 black/blue
and no offense BC i just dont like nighthawks
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fyi i think i have an 08 750 left over. pm me and i'll send you pricing and info when i get in.
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Its only a downgrade in straight line speed. The 750 is more than enough bike for the street.
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Old 05-21-2009, 08:05 AM   #8
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ok cool give me about a week to try and make a choice
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yeah thats what i was thinking and im sure i can throw a 750 around better in the twisties 1000 is almost too much power for the streets
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yeah thats what i was thinking and im sure i can throw a 750 around better in the twisties 1000 is almost too much power for the streets
Almost...it is. Shoot even a 600 is too much power.

These devices are capable of so much more then we are.
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Almost...it is. Shoot even a 600 is too much power.

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i honestly cant see a reason to own a 1000.
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i honestly cant see a reason to own a 1000.
because i wasn't comfortable on a 600 or a 750......
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heh occasionly i think of trying to get a lil ninja 250 for my commute, or go back to a FZ6 for the mpg.
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i plan on downgrading to a 250 from my 600s. MPG goes up, and twisties....get twistier!!!
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because i wasn't comfortable on a 600 or a 750......
and now, all of a sudden you are comfortable on a 750?
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and now, all of a sudden you are comfortable on a 750?
<-----see avi....I ride a zx10....
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ohhh n/m. i just think that you will not be happy stepping down from a 1000 to a 750 if your primarily riding the streets, but i could see being happier with a smaller cc track bike. but thats just my 0.2
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ohhh n/m. i just think that you will not be happy stepping down from a 1000 to a 750 if your primarily riding the streets, but i could see being happier with a smaller cc track bike. but thats just my 0.2
I think you have me confused with the OP
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