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Old 04-18-08, 03:40 PM   #1
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My new "bike"....it's fast!!!

Just picked this one up today. Traded in my 2007 Ninja 600.




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Old 04-18-08, 03:44 PM   #2
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It looks fast just sitting there, very nice.
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600 to ZX-14?! I think "it's fast" is an understatement, there...

Very nice!
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Bruce, I'm not listening if you start offering me bike parts again to pay for this one.
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Old 04-18-08, 05:04 PM   #5
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Old 04-18-08, 05:22 PM   #6
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Hot stuff, LowCel!!! Do those flames represent the hotness of your salsa?

BTW. Ditch the reflectors, man. Bad for the trails. *nods head*
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Old 04-18-08, 07:15 PM   #7
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That's a lot of bike.
Need a ride report after you've got a couple weeks on it.
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BTW. Ditch the reflectors, man. Bad for the trails. *nods head*
Get rid of the kickstand, too. Just extra weight.
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Old 04-18-08, 07:23 PM   #9
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Old 04-18-08, 07:25 PM   #10
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Get rid of the kickstand, too. Just extra weight.
I can trackstand my Suzuki.
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Old 04-18-08, 07:32 PM   #11
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New bike, Brian?
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This is Lowcel's new motorcycle thread. I'll go take a photo of my new bike and start my own.
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How's it handle, LowCel? Always been curious about the long-wheelbase bikes like the Hayabusa.
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Old 04-18-08, 10:13 PM   #16
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As will I in about 2 weeks!

Nice bike Low!
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Old 04-18-08, 10:18 PM   #17
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hey man...flip it
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Old 04-18-08, 11:02 PM   #18
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i demand a pic from the front. it looks heavy and bizarre... i like it!
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Where are the pedals???
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Congrats LowCel! How's the ride?
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Old 04-19-08, 09:18 PM   #22
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Thanks everyone, appreciate the compliments.

Crankshaft and msincredible, it actually handles a lot better than I expected. Obviously I can't throw it around like I could my 600 but it still handles pretty well. I've only ridden it about an hour so far so I haven't had time to get used to it or to even come close to it's limits. To be honest, I don't plan on ever getting it close to it's limits. This thing is way too powerful for that and I have way too much to live for.

I do know that I shifted to second at around 95 mph yesterday. I could have went over 100 before I shifted but the bike is still new, I need to take it a little easy on it during the break in period.
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95 in first gear? I know without a doubt that that is one fast bike, but I'm not sure I'll buy 95 in first gear!
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I do know that I shifted to second at around 95 mph yesterday. I could have went over 100 before I shifted but the bike is still new, I need to take it a little easy on it during the break in period.
Take a look HERE. Are you guys in the motorcycle circles familiar with this theory? Some people say the same is true for cars, so I was curious.
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95 in first gear? I know without a doubt that that is one fast bike, but I'm not sure I'll buy 95 in first gear!
You don't have to buy it, I'm okay with that. I'm not willing to take a picture while I'm doing close to 100 mph to prove it. As for one fast bike, that is an understatement. It and the hayabusa are the fastest (factory) bikes there are. Which is fastest is debatable. From the factory it does 9 second quarter miles and 0-60 in 2.5 seconds.
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