What are some of your opinions on a Buell

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  1. ryanbum

    ryanbum Its the one that says Bad Mother Fucker on it

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    I am thinking about getting a Lightining XB9. I used to ride a Sportster 1200 and am looking fo a sportier bike that doesn't require me to be at too extreme of an angle. What are your opinions of this bike?
     
  2. mnewell

    mnewell Lucy.

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    Wheelie machine
    Weird styling
    Does not match the Jap bikes in terms of quality and reliability

    If you have to buy American, I guess Buell is the only way to go. Personally, I think there are other brands out there that are much better.
     
  3. ryanbum

    ryanbum Its the one that says Bad Mother Fucker on it

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    What are some other recommendations? I want to sit more upright than an all out crotch rocket but I don't want a Harley-esque cruiser. Something used < $6000.
     
  4. ryanbum

    ryanbum Its the one that says Bad Mother Fucker on it

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    any Streetfighter recommendations out there???
     
  5. TheRightToRemainSilent

    TheRightToRemainSilent I count six shots, nigga.

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    after a few hrs on a X1 lightning...

    loud, annoying, and uncomfortable are the only ways i can explain it
     
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    RaBicaN New Member

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    sv650
    used sv1000, monster, speed triple, speed four
     
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    ragnarok nuclear launch detected

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    sv650(s) sounds perfect or yamaha 600r
     
  8. Branislav

    Branislav orly?

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    arent they air cooled?
     
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    86 Bird eh

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    Honda vfr? Its a sport/touring from my understanding. I think there nice looking bikes:hs:
     
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    Kawasaki ZRX1200, Z1000
    Honda 599, 919
    Yamaha FZ1, FZ6

    I've never been on a Buell so I can't say what they are like. I've been keeping my eye on them, but cheaper street bikes are out there. I have sat on most of the above bikes. They all have an upright seating position with a straight handlebar (not clipons like on the sport bikes).
     
  11. Antigeek

    Antigeek Who Dat!

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    Buells are fun... Like a 2 wheeled muscle car.
     

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