07 r6 or 07 GSX-R 600

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  1. Cachee0

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    I sold my 916 would like to have a Jap 600 for my next bike. Thinking of going to the Dealer tomorrow to buy. I don't care about styling which is the better bike and why? Also any tips on beating up a dealer on price or getting extras? I never bought a new bike before.
     
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    for street: Gixxer, or the R6S (with the S at the end)

    for track: R6
     
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    didnt you just buy that 916 a couple of months ago?
     
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    Ya but I need to dump to much money in it to make it perfect so i bit the bullet and sold it. But I need to have two bikes because my wife rides with me.
     
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    Why?
     
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    From what I've read the R6's power is very peaky. You need to be way up in the rev band to tap it's full potential. This is fine for the track, but not necessarily Main St.

    I agree with BeachBoy, Gix for the street, R6 for the track.
     
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    eh all the japanese sportbikes are basically the same these days. It's back to UJM (Universal Japanese motorcycle) well I guess these days it'd be UJS (sportbike). Anyway pick the one that you fit best on, or if you fit the same on both pick the color you like best.

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    in my opinion the GSX-R colors are better and there will be alot of people going for the all black GSX-R (since there's no raven R6 this year)
     
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    The Pics above are of a 07' R1..

    these are of the R6..

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    both are great bikes

    it all comes down to which one fits you best.
     
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    I went down to a few dealers and the truimph 675 is sweet 123hp narrow and simple graphics. What about that bike anyone have one?
     
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    theres a couple of people that have them on this board. great looking bike, great reviews, just a little too tall for me. i can only put one foot on tiptoe, otherwise.........

    so heres the question. are you going to be riding the other duc or is your wife?
     
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    the 675 would be my #1 choice

    I have a friend that bought one, and in the club in reno one guy got one and now 3 guys have one because it's simply amazing.

    torque low enough, the bext sounding ike ever and really narrow. Superb brakes and the tach is the nicest:).
     
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    :wackit: get the fucking daytona
     
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    Well I'm sure we will be switching on and off between the bikes like we do now with the 916 and 748. I almost put a deposit down on the 1098 Ducati. But I'm not sure if I really want to spend 15K because I might just be as happy with a nice 675 daytona or Yamaha R6. The 748 kicks ass so we are keeping it. I live that bike.
     
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    I like that the bike is Narrow but the quility is subpar with the jap bikes. IMHO
     
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    I have the 675...great bike really coming from a 05 600rr and I thought that bike was great. Test ride one.. as far as subpar eh
     
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    1098 FTW, that's a sick ass bike you should have gotten that, and shame on you for selling the 916. I love mine. But I understand.
     
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    No you don't understand I took it apart for cleaning and valve check and found two dress socks as air filters with holes in both of them. I knew it that very sec this bike is gone I'm not dealing with this bullshit. I have a 748 and keeping it until the end of time. The 916 was a amazing machine if it was in the same shape as my 748 I would keep it. BTW I might get the 1098 just waiting to see on for my self. My dealer ordered 16 of them only two have deposits on them so i can walk in when they come and ride home with one If I fall in love with it. Plus it needed a fork rebuild and other things and was turing into a money pit and it was a single phase charging system which really sucked balls.
     
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    I have ridden the 675 two things bother me about that bike. One price or should I say the dealer I was dealing with and price and the other it was 3cyl. But a very nice bike, I got a 600rr over it and very happy with the bike and very glad I did it over the 675.
     
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    Did you already sell the 916 or is it up for sale still?
     
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    you got an 06 600RR? why didn't you wait for the 07's ? :eek4:
     
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    No sold and gone:) Made a little coin on it. But I replaced tires, brake pads, valve check, air filters, cleaned the wiring mess the last owner had it in, add OEM blinkers and alot of other stuff to get it perfect.
     
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    Just money wise I felt I really did not need a 07, Just wanted a brand new bike and the 06 left over rr is awsome. The know the new 07 is like 17lb lighter with a steering stablizer and slipper clutch. But I'm really happy with my Honda. I don't race nor really do much over the speedlimit so the bike is way way more then enough for my needs.
     
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    Ahhh damn, you don't happen to have a clutch master cylinder sittin around you don't want do you?
     
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    No but I can offer you a little advise. If you need one get the Evolution slave. I ran them on both bikes. I had the STM leak on me and the stock ones suck balls.
     

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