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  1. kdizzle59

    kdizzle59 New Member

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    Ok so i dont usually post in here but i do look alot. i was wondering if anyone had any preferences towards two bikes. i am looking for a new one. i just sold my yamaha 600 and my honda 600. i am now looking for a new bike and i was looking at a busa, or the r1. i like the r1s ability to carve the corners a little better but i like the thought of the power i can get from the busa. well any comments are appreciated
     
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    I'd say R1.
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    kdizzle59 New Member

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    yea i was leaning more towards the r1, its style is better, the manueverability, but a couple guys around my town are running around on some MEAN (stretched, lowered, some engine work) busas and i couldnt even touch them with my r6 (i know its half the cc) but i want to be able to mess with them a little but not make the bike TOO radical
     
  4. jtl090179

    jtl090179 Oh I get it, yeah. He's the girl, then you're the OT Supporter

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    are you talking straight line speed or curves? the r1 will demolish them in the curves. but then again, lets keep it on the track
     
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    kdizzle59 New Member

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    haha yea it should stay on the track. and yea im talking bout straight line speed..i know an r6 will never touch it but still i want to be somewhat close when they twist that throttle back.
     
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    Cachee0 OT's Technical Recruiter, Send me your resume

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    Buy a used 999 Ducati. Lots of usable power 1000ccs and it handles. I have been seeing them go for 8K range with really low miles
     
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    if i get a r1 i am not going to stretch it. i am going to buy a sharkskinz kit for it. put some motor work into it. if i go with the busa you can bet your ass thats going to be lowered, stretched, with a one side swingarm.

    the ducati. i dunno i rode a friends and i thought they were ok but he has had a lot of problems with it. so i kind have shyed away. i looked at hondas but i dont like the style for some reason and i didnt like the way mine performed. also am looking as a gsxr 750 but i still kinda coming back to the r1. 600cc frame with a 1000 cc motor. i am staying away from a kawasaki...i despise those bikes. i also looked at a triumph 955 but i dunno
     
  8. murderer

    murderer ****** by ***** *********s

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    Learn me about those! thinking of a ninja next....based on looks alone. that r1 looks good though!
     
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    its not that they are bad bikes, i just dont like them. more of a personal choice...and honestly i could have a ducati monster but if it handled and performed like i wanted...i would ride it...i am rough on anything i operate..i like to take it to the limit of each thing. i have a 2006 chevy 3500 1 ton dually which i beat the shit outta...that thing does burn outs, i beat rice rockets with it.

    but any ways i really dont believe the kaws are bad bikes, if i had one i would ride it. but i will not go out and buy one.
     
  10. cellphone

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    First off what kind of riding do you do
     
  11. JayC71

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    I'll toss in a vote for an '07 R1 over a Busa. That kinds hurts to say since I'm a Suzuki fan (I've got a SV1K and GSXR600). The Busa is a bad bike, but it's made for straight-line speed and bling-bling, not corner carving. The new R1 has features straight off their M1, it's hot. You might wanna take a look at the '07 GSXR-1000 as well though, it's supposed to have a fuel-mapping switch (poor man's traction control) and some other new sexy features.
     
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    kdizzle59 New Member

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    well i dabble in a lil of everything...i LOVE speed. and i love dragging my knee...im a little bit more of a fan of speed but like Jayc71 said...you cant realy carve curves...i kinda want the best of both worlds
     
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    then why the FUCK would you want a busa? seriously

    from what some reviews say about the 07 r1 is thats its good but it lacks power down low, but it's still a liter bike so it's gonna be fast enough. just pick up a 06 gsxr 1000 or a 07 and change the fucking pipes
     
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    mainly so i could say i have 1300 cc between my legs...
     
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    that's it! 1300!
    just kidding, i know the difference between sport bikes and cruisers, but my cruiser's got 1700.....sportbike is coming soon
     
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    Umm, you do realize that today's liter bikes are faster than a Busa now right? More power + less weight = faster in case you didn't know.

    The only plus to getting a Busa over today's liter bikes is if you intend to drag race it since I don't think you can really get 500HP from an R1.
     
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    Thread starter sounds like he doesn't know what he's talking about.
     
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    The Busa hasn't changed in like 7 or 8 years. Sure it works well, but do you really want that? If u were to get a Kaw, I'd say go ZX14. But that said, the R1 sounds like a good bet. It looks killer and is going to be a hell of a lot quicker than your 600's. Get one, do some work to the motor, and go have fun. You'll be quick and nimble = the best of both worlds.
     
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    Umm, gearing? You could make a damn 250 quicker out of the hole than a Busa with the right gearing.
     
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    Go buy a stock 07 busa and a stock 07 liter bike. I bet you the literbike will pull away at any speed:)
     

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