since im pretty new to the r1

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  1. jtl090179

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

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    are there any major mechanical issues with an 06 r1? i can get one with 800 miles for 9K with about 1500 in aftermarket goodies. good deal? anything i should be worried about? any horror stories?
     
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    PUREVIL More Money Than Brains Croo

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    Best 2 mods you can do to your R1 that I did to my 04 were -1 front sprocket, helps reduce that "lack" of low end. And TRUE HIDs, not "hyper white" bulbs, if you do alot of night riding.
     
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    jtl090179 Oh I get it, yeah. He's the girl, then you're the OT Supporter

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    does the -1 have any negative repercussions on the top end? which id imagine wouldnt really matter since ifi bought the bike, its probably a lot faster than i am willing to take it
     
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    PUREVIL More Money Than Brains Croo

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    Yes it does effect top speed but how often do you plan on riding 170 plus? For me I preferred the low end usability since I did alot of city and riding in the mountains, I rarely went over 160.
     
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    jtl090179 Oh I get it, yeah. He's the girl, then you're the OT Supporter

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    :dunno: ive never been over 110-115 as it is so i couldnt tell you
     
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    PUREVIL More Money Than Brains Croo

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    In that case -1 will be good for you. My friend did -2 on his front and it was a wheelie machine.
     
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    jtl090179 Oh I get it, yeah. He's the girl, then you're the OT Supporter

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    was that his intent?
     
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    even with stock gearing their wheelie machines. i've got a few good friends with 04-06 R1's and they are rockets. i've got an 02 R1 and theirs are a lot nicer.
     
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    Snafu more than meets the eye

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    even the 03's stock are wheelie machines.
     

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