New Bike. R6 or R1?

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New Bike. R6 or R1?

#1 Unread post by Piro » Mon Sep 30, 2013 11:22 am

I've had my license for 5 years and have been riding a bike since I was seven. My first street bike was a 2002 CBR600 and then to a 2009 R6. I currently have a DRZ 400sm and wanting to switch back to a sport bike. I want an R1, and I know its way more than anyone needs on the road. So should I just go back to the R6? Just trying to make a decision.

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Re: New Bike. R6 or R1?

#2 Unread post by BRUMBEAR » Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:21 pm

Try the Daytona 675 get some triple fun!!!!!!
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Re: New Bike. R6 or R1?

#3 Unread post by Wrider » Mon Sep 30, 2013 6:34 pm

If you can wait a little it's looking like Yamaha is coming out with a triple to compete with the 675. That said, check out the FZ-09 as well if you're up for a standard. Lighter, narrower, and more powerful than the FZ-8
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#4 Unread post by HYPERR » Wed Oct 02, 2013 12:42 pm

Wrider wrote:That said, check out the FZ-09 as well if you're up for a standard.
She said she wants to switch back to a sport bike. :twss:

If you can handle it, the big bang motor R1 is pretty sweet. :kicking:
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#5 Unread post by Piro » Wed Oct 02, 2013 3:02 pm

Thanks for the input guys! I'm going to take the R1. I road a 2007, I can only imagine a 2013 will be really nice.

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#6 Unread post by BRUMBEAR » Thu Oct 03, 2013 5:58 pm

The crossplane R1 is outa sight, best of luck with it!!!!!
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#7 Unread post by Wrider » Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:13 am

Piro wrote:Thanks for the input guys! I'm going to take the R1. I road a 2007, I can only imagine a 2013 will be really nice.
Keep in mind they did switch the motor to the big bang in 08, so it's a completely different beast than the 07.
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Re: New Bike. R6 or R1?

#8 Unread post by HYPERR » Sat Oct 05, 2013 6:56 pm

Wrider wrote:
Piro wrote:Thanks for the input guys! I'm going to take the R1. I road a 2007, I can only imagine a 2013 will be really nice.
Keep in mind they did switch the motor to the big bang in 08, so it's a completely different beast than the 07.
Good point. :exactly:
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#9 Unread post by sunshine229 » Sat Oct 12, 2013 3:28 pm

Glad you made the right decision!
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