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Old 12-14-2010, 07:57 PM   #61
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Old 12-15-2010, 05:11 AM   #62
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Old 12-15-2010, 07:50 PM   #63
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Old 12-15-2010, 08:40 PM   #64
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I come check this thread every other day or so hoping for some good news......... Will somebody hurry up and post it....... Hello, Yamaha, anybody home........
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Old 12-16-2010, 04:40 PM   #65
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I come check this thread every other day or so hoping for some good news......... Will somebody hurry up and post it....... Hello, Yamaha, anybody home........
me too but it seems that by the lack of signatures that people here in thumpers are just not interested in getting this bike here for some reason it baffles me.
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Old 12-16-2010, 06:49 PM   #66
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Yes, it does seem like more folks would sing it.
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Old 12-17-2010, 10:17 PM   #67
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Yes, it does seem like more folks would sing it.
I would like some responses as to why there is no interest in this bike coming here?
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Old 12-17-2010, 10:43 PM   #68
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I would like some responses as to why there is no interest in this bike coming here?
Maybe someday, somebody at Yamaha will figure it out????? We can only hope.
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Old 12-18-2010, 07:34 AM   #69
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I would like some responses as to why there is no interest in this bike coming here?
Because it seems to be a bit of an underpowered pig. I already own an underpowered pig. It's a nice looking machine but doesn't appear to bring anything new to the table, hence my lack of interest.

Hopefully Yamaha will make note of this and do something about it.
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Old 12-18-2010, 07:41 AM   #70
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238 and i've been pushing my regional Yammi rep to hammer it into his bosses head that we want this bike.
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Old 12-18-2010, 02:01 PM   #71
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Because it seems to be a bit of an underpowered pig. I already own an underpowered pig. It's a nice looking machine but doesn't appear to bring anything new to the table, hence my lack of interest.

Hopefully Yamaha will make note of this and do something about it.
so if it had more power you would be clamoring for it?
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Old 12-18-2010, 08:49 PM   #72
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so if it had more power you would be clamoring for it?
It would certainly be more interesting if it had a higher power to weight ratio.
I'm sure it's a fine machine and I would like to have it available here but, realistically, I don't think were missing out on something special. And I was one of those who was super excited when Yamaha initially announced the bike. It definitely looks sweet.
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Old 12-19-2010, 06:32 AM   #73
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Will you show where on the Suzuki site it lists the power, I have looked for that info for the DR before and could not find it on the spec page like for other bikes.

Also, I do find it hard to believe that the DRZ400 has 39KW(52HP).
DRZ400 has a few variants, the K (kickstart only, not sure if it's still in production), the E (electric start, maybe a kickstart backup, not street legal), and the S (street legal, electric start only).

The E and K have higher compression, different carb, and cam, so the numbers on an E are probably higher.

That being said, an E has 48hp, according to:
http://www.totalmotorcycle.com/photo...i-DR-Z400E.htm

EDIT: On the original topic, not going to sign any petition b/c I won't buy a $9,000 thumper. Just got a used KLR, can't imagine trading it unless the the Tenere had huge power and good economy... and it doesn't sound like it does.
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Old 12-19-2010, 07:30 AM   #74
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Wicked How bout some pics

Noticed no pics of one yet. Her ya go, now you don't have to leave the thread to see it.

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Old 12-19-2010, 07:34 AM   #75
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I just wish all vehicles were available in all areas.
Like why couldn't I buy an R34 Skyline?
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