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New bike!

Post by Westbeef » Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:43 am

Some of you know, my CBR was stolen recently and my hand was forced to come away from sportsbikes due to the insurance premiums. My budget was also pretty low for the new bike so I was expecting to be riding a bit of a shed round for a year or two. However I found this gem, in budget and it's immaculate. Now it isn't a CBR but it's certianly a great bike 8-)

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Re: New bike!

Post by Marino » Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:45 am

That’s a good looking fazer
Congratulations :thumb:

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Re: New bike!

Post by dynax » Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:08 am

Looks great @Westbeef , hope you have some great rides with her/him :lol: :thumb:

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Re: New bike!

Post by fastbob » Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:30 am

I can see at a glance that that is a lovingly cared for bike . How many owners ?

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Re: New bike!

Post by James in Brum » Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:37 am

Nice one dude. :-)
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Re: New bike!

Post by Westbeef » Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:00 am

fastbob wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:30 am
I can see at a glance that that is a lovingly cared for bike . How many owners ?
4.

The last owner had it 18 years and most of it has been stripped and repainted and meticulously cleaned on a regular basis. I have a mutual friend of the previous owner so know it's history well.
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Re: New bike!

Post by ThePhatomfart » Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:25 am

Really easy bikes to work on too :thumb:

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Re: New bike!

Post by MikeHorton » Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:39 am

Looks fresh out of the showroom!

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Re: New bike!

Post by Gerontious » Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:42 am

I spy a lot of non standard upgrades on that bike... It's always nice to get them and have a previous owner the one to pay full price.
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Re: New bike!

Post by gogs01 » Wed Feb 19, 2020 1:17 pm

I bought one of them new in 2002. I'd like to hope that, if I had kept it, it would look as good as that.

The only modifications I made to mine was to connect the second dipped beam through a relay so that I could have both on instead of the standard one.

I took it on a track day - brilliant brakes, good handling, could have used another few horsepower. Rode it to Imola and back (WSBK Bayliss v Edwards) and it was comfortable, quick enough (130 mph max) and had a good range when ridden at sensible speeds.

A super bike ! :D

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Re: New bike!

Post by XTreme » Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:35 pm

Great bikes! One of the best bikes ever made!

Mine in 1998......
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Mine in 2003.....
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Re: New bike!

Post by skyrider » Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:43 pm

im thinking of an xj 600n one that isnt too shiny to play with in the cave, will have to bend my mates ear as he is a bike mechanic and buys and sells a few bikes
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Re: New bike!

Post by geofferz » Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:43 pm

Very cool looking thing that Beefy - enjoy!
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Re: New bike!

Post by jafman » Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:27 pm

elegance and power defined.

I am a little envious!


enjoy.

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Re: New bike!

Post by bonio » Thu Feb 20, 2020 2:30 am

Nice one beefy. Really pleased for you :thumb:
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