Z1000

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by Gregster, Nov 18, 2007.

  1. kraven

    kraven Hegelian Scum

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    you're a kickass photog, Southwade. :clap

    I love that color. I really like the earlier candy blue plasma that Kaw did on some bikes, but yours is growing on me.
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  2. southwade

    southwade ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    Thank you, self taught. :D

    I didn't like the plasma blue until I saw it in person in the sunlight. Kawi's candy paint loves the sunlight.
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  3. motocopter

    motocopter new place explorer

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    This scene is missing rubber smoke from under the back one! Come on SW! Let's see some!

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  4. Forde

    Forde Been here awhile

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    get that fucking exhaust sorted out NOW lol
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  5. southwade

    southwade ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    The only pipe I've seen so far that matches the style of the bike is Urban Brawlers. If I changed the exhaust at all I'd do a full system. I don't care for slip-ons.
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  6. southwade

    southwade ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    more money pissed away, lol.

    SW-MOTECH Crashbars

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  7. Nophix

    Nophix Been here awhile

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    Last photo shoot before she goes away for the winter. My '04 Zed. God I love this bike!!

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    Yep, she corners nice. This was just messing around on a favorite little twisty right around the corner from my house.
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    And, anyone who knows the rough summer her and I have had will get a kick out of this one.

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  8. Nophix

    Nophix Been here awhile

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    One more, just because I LOVE this pic.
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  9. southwade

    southwade ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    Am I the only one that rides their Zed year round? :huh
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  10. Nophix

    Nophix Been here awhile

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    I live in Wisconsin. We have this white nasty stuff called snow. Ginger doesn't like snow. Her traction coefficient is greatly diminished during said nasty time.

    That, and it just gets miserably cold, and my car has heated seats. :D:freaky

    If I still lived in NC, I'd still be riding year-round.
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  11. southwade

    southwade ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    I haven't seen snow in ages... :D

    I figured you lived near the Great Lakes bases on the way the scenery looks. Looks cold even in the pictures.
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  12. Nophix

    Nophix Been here awhile

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    I miss the South, let me tell ya! I get cabin fever by Xmas.
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  13. merc16

    merc16 Been here awhile

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    Are there any former ZRX owners that are now Z1000 owners ?
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  14. southwade

    southwade ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    I'm not, but I can say this, if the 2012 ZRX was sold in the states, I would have probably bought that instead. I love how beautifully ugly it is. :freaky

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  15. merc16

    merc16 Been here awhile

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    Yea, I wish it was sold here too. I have a '03 ZRX but I am liking the Z1000.
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  16. southwade

    southwade ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    Agreed, I don't regret my decision in the least. This bike is amazing. It's stunning it isn't more popular.

    People are dumb.
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  17. gto3

    gto3 Been here awhile

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    I live in ontario just outside of toronto where insurance is rediculous and in my opinion the z1000 is at the top of the list of bikes that are "best bang for the buck".Just picked mine up in march of this year and i love it:1drink
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  18. Nophix

    Nophix Been here awhile

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    I'd love to have a ZRX for long touring. Their much heavier and smoother, and that engine is killer. Howeer, the z1000 is faster and much more fun to ride if you want to be a hooligan.

    Both bikes are awesome. My z is here to stay, though.
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  19. zDollar Bill

    zDollar Bill Eat, Sleep, Ride, Repeat

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    Another Z from WI.

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  20. Nophix

    Nophix Been here awhile

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    That pic look really familiar. What part of Wisco?
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