Let's see your bike

Discussion in 'Photos' started by kiwiDakar, Jun 29, 2002.

  1. krautman

    krautman Been here awhile

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  2. c10

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    @ 498 lb wet to boot with 145 lb pilot ;)
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  3. Chickenstrip

    Chickenstrip Long timer

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    Impressive for such a big bike! Does that weight take into account the switch to Muzzy silencers? My neighbor has a Busa - the OEM silencers look hefty. I'm guessing the 498 isn't taking the luggage into acct.
  4. c10

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    I have a 9 lb 14 oz Titanium Muzzy system . There is so much custom parts / titanium hardware / wheels . 498 is minus the bags but the racks are still on .
    When its packed up all three cases its still sub 550 lb wet . Started life @ 586 wet . Not much left to trim off , and still be a true street going motorcycle . I can still ride my son or wife two up . Cruise control added 4 pounds , but electronic cruise makes knocking out Iron butt runs a breeze .
    Took 55 lb off my old FJR1300 , but it never quiet filled the position needed .
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  5. PitMyShants!

    PitMyShants! Been here awhile

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    Nothin but fun cruising backroads for a couple hours from Knoxville all the way down and around Lake Santeetlah in NC yesterday.. Dragon was not as packed as we were expecting

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  6. krautman

    krautman Been here awhile

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    Wow !!!
  7. D-Rick

    D-Rick n00b

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    Had some fun in Big Sur a couple weekends back . bike 1.jpeg
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  8. Chickenstrip

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    ^ Ahh, one of those days .... socked-in and cold at sea level, hot and sweaty atop the hills. You lucky SOB. :photog
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  9. T-34

    T-34 Been here awhile Supporter

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    I loved those bags when I had them on my FZ6. Cheers! Great touring ride.

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  10. ishmac

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    My faithful K8 V-Strom in Austria a few years back whilst on tour from Scotland;

    [​IMG]Austria by APM Photography, on Flickr


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  11. NxtGoRnd

    NxtGoRnd This Time Around, Wearing Out Tires Supporter

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  12. Jeff4155514

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    I am a big fan of the triple black, my 2011 AC on the right
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  13. Chickenstrip

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    That first gen FZ6 ... I often think of it as 'the next one.' The later gens don't do it - maybe it's just me, but I think Yamaha lost a good thing.

    Nice setup! This profile angle and the black paint tricked me - for a moment I thought it was an R NineT, with luggage. :hmmmmm:-)
  14. luis pereira

    luis pereira Been here awhile

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    After 10 years and 72000 kms still love my "piano" with two wheels... :-) Screenshot_20200706-215942-02.jpeg
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    Geschift Been here awhile

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  16. T-34

    T-34 Been here awhile Supporter

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    You're right. I should never have sold it. It was fast as shit and totally reliable. A true all around bike. That photo was ten minutes before I left my house to ride and camp to the right coast and back.

    In 2010 or so, they made it into a beginner bike... detuned the engine and lowered the seat. The first gen ones were real world R6s.
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  18. luis pereira

    luis pereira Been here awhile

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    Cheers, much appreciated
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    Got a new ride... C5D89C9A-787A-4109-B468-CD0DAD697666.jpeg