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Old 12-06-2012, 02:11 AM   #2596
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That looks just like my XJR1300, and let me tell you, she is every bit as fun as she looks in that picture! Gobs of torque, not that much power, delivered in complete smoothness. The vibration of the big engine lets you know you must be careful with the LOL grip, the power delivery is so smooth it's easy to forget how much torque there is. The downside is that, having an engine the size of a small car she has the same thirst for dinosaur juice than a car.
From what I've read, the GSX has even more torque and is less thirsty.
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Old 12-06-2012, 06:23 AM   #2597
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One that does inter-state, or trans-continental blitzing like the Concours 14. Then, when the road becomes gravel, a toggle on the bar converts the bike to a 1200 GS, as needed. Then, as the wide gravel road becomes two track, another toggle of the switch it becomes an 800 GS. Further, when the two track becomes single track and technical, another toggle of this transformer switch has the bike converting to a 500 EXC. Lastly, exhausted from the all-in-one ride, the final switch toggle reverts back to the Concours 14 for the next destination or the ride home.
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Old 12-06-2012, 06:29 AM   #2598
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One that does inter-state, or trans-continental blitzing like the Concours 14. Then, when the road becomes gravel, a toggle on the bar converts the bike to a 1200 GS, as needed. Then, as the wide gravel road becomes two track, another toggle of the switch it becomes an 800 GS. Further, when the two track becomes single track and technical, another toggle of this transformer switch has the bike converting to a 500 EXC. Lastly, exhausted from the all-in-one ride, the final switch toggle reverts back to the Concours 14 for the next destination or the ride home.
And then you come home and decide that you don't want to have just
one bike - toggle switch or not!

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Old 12-06-2012, 07:33 AM   #2599
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The one I just bought. I don't have it yet and this is the only decent pic I could find of one like it. It's a 110th anniversary Bonneville T100.



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Old 12-06-2012, 12:53 PM   #2600
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That looks just like my XJR1300, and let me tell you, she is every bit as fun as she looks in that picture! Gobs of torque, not that much power, delivered in complete smoothness. The vibration of the big engine lets you know you must be careful with the LOL grip, the power delivery is so smooth it's easy to forget how much torque there is. The downside is that, having an engine the size of a small car she has the same thirst for dinosaur juice than a car.
Thanks for the feedback. Of course you ain't helping me save any money.
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Old 12-06-2012, 02:22 PM   #2601
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Kiwi Indian replica made with all new parts.
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Old 12-06-2012, 03:22 PM   #2602
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That Kiwi is Sa-weet!!
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Old 12-06-2012, 03:28 PM   #2603
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I wouldn't mind having something like this... as a second bike.

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Old 12-06-2012, 04:16 PM   #2604
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How about now?

Sold. Now you are talking right.
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Old 12-06-2012, 04:59 PM   #2605
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Kiwi Indian replica made with all new parts.
Just spent an hour looking at their website. Their craftsmanship is beautiful. I'll take the boardtrack bike.
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Old 12-06-2012, 05:11 PM   #2606
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Just spent an hour looking at their website. Their craftsmanship is beautiful. I'll take the boardtrack bike.
Wow! These had somehow escaped my radar...

Can't say that I'd really want one, but I do admit that it is awesome looking!



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Old 12-06-2012, 10:24 PM   #2607
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Old 12-06-2012, 11:08 PM   #2608
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The one I just bought. I don't have it yet and this is the only decent pic I could find of one like it. It's a 110th anniversary Bonneville T100.



Very nice. A Bonneville is on my short list and that one is sweet.
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Old 12-07-2012, 05:25 AM   #2609
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Wow! These had somehow escaped my radar...

Can't say that I'd really want one, but I do admit that it is awesome looking!

I would love to have that for a afternoon ride...and then spend the next week cussing it Love the battery hold down.
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Old 12-07-2012, 05:42 AM   #2610
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Now that's pretty damn cool
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