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Old 03-03-2013, 11:36 AM   #3076
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Metisse!!! Back in the sixties when my my Dad was a big time enduro rider one of his riding buddies bought one. At that time IM 8 year old opinion it was the coolest bike in the world...
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Old 03-03-2013, 03:06 PM   #3077
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Holland is about the most expensive country in Europe when it comes to bikes and fuel..Stop whining and go riding It's just money and you only live once...
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Old 03-03-2013, 03:57 PM   #3078
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Umm, isn't the supposed to be a bike thread? I see no bike there...

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Old 03-03-2013, 11:23 PM   #3079
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Old 03-04-2013, 10:16 AM   #3080
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It's an Aprilla CRT Moto GP bike.
I'll need lights and turn signals then I can wow the guys at the river on Thursday night.
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Old 03-04-2013, 12:24 PM   #3081
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I think Honda should just go ahead and rename that bike the FB6 since NO ONE gets it right. Not that it bugs me or anything...
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Old 03-04-2013, 12:28 PM   #3082
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I think Honda should just go ahead and rename that bike the FB6 since NO ONE gets it right. Not that it bugs me or anything...
"Flat Six Bagger"

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Nah, I can't rag on it...
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Old 03-04-2013, 12:29 PM   #3083
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For once.. I'd like to have a supersport with bar risers, please.



..and I'd replace my 300cc maxi scoot with something 125-150cc with FI, 100MPG please.
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Old 03-04-2013, 03:56 PM   #3084
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I would go with the one that has the footpegs in the correct position (below seat). 70mpg would be great, but I think for less $ I would go with the 15 more HP, 2500 more rpm, and 1 more front disc that is offered on the Versys.

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I'm very seriously considering one of these three bikes. Low price tag, more performance than what I've got, and pretty darn good fuel mileage


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Old 03-04-2013, 04:04 PM   #3085
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For once.. I'd like to have a supersport with bar risers, please.
You picked the wrong one.



Someday soon, before I go all old-man-guzzi, I'm going to own one of Triumph's 675 triples.
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Old 03-04-2013, 05:45 PM   #3086
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Old 03-04-2013, 07:52 PM   #3087
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Here's my short list.

Guzzi V7 Stone
KTM690
Triumph Thruxton or Speedmaster
CB1100
EX300

It's really hard for me to pick. I have a 919 now and it's so perfect that any bike I choose will be lacking in some area. There's no clear upgrade.

But it does sort of lack character and it's not a twin. My perfect bike has to be a single or a twin.

The Triumph "Street Tracker" thread is very interesting too.
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Old 03-05-2013, 02:50 AM   #3088
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You picked the wrong one.



Someday soon, before I go all old-man-guzzi, I'm going to own one of Triumph's 675 triples.
Naah, I like the 675 but I'd pick the least track oriented 600 if I was in
the market for one. That used to be the CBR or GSXR, probably is the
new 636 now.

The 675 costs more here then the GSX-R 750, and almost as much as some 1000cc bikes.
That won't fly.
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:46 AM   #3089
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Naah, I like the 675 but I'd pick the least track oriented 600 if I was in
the market for one.
I figure the whole point of a 600 SS is getting a track oriented one.

I have the impression you and I could sit around over a couple dozen beers, and not agree on one single thing. It'd be fun though.

This morning, as six inches of snow falls on my fair city, I want one of these:

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Old 03-05-2013, 07:52 AM   #3090
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I figure the whole point of a 600 SS is getting a track oriented one.
I'll never ride on a track, but I would appreciate top of the line (or close)
brakes and suspension, just would like it moderately comfortable around
town and for light touring.

There's supposedly a huge difference in comfort between some of the
600's.

I've ridden only 2004 636 - that's no good.
Tried a 2008 or so CBR1k (blade) - that's even worse.

But people keep telling me that 2006-08 CBR600 is very nice, and
most say that GSXRs are the most comfortable for normal riding
(any of them).
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