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post #1 of 24 (permalink) Old 03-24-2012, 01:33 PM Thread Starter
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I sit on all 600cc today

I ride several miles to couple dealers, and sit on all 600cc and a R1,
Conclusion: kawasaki zx6r= low quality, when I sit on it really don't have any passion to ride it.
Honda cbr600rr = style not cool enough . Sit position is not comfort as others mention.
Yamaha R6= looks cool , but little short to put my leg and feet on foot peg. And distance between shift lever position and foot peg is short, foot feels hard to fit in. After market foot pegs cost $500 . God.
Triumph Daytona 675= with good quality and nice position , also more support on my butt. But looks too slim , feel the bike is little small .
Gixxer 750= really really really comfortable. Lot more comfortable than any other bike! But style... Head light...rear seat pad....exhaust...
Ducati 848 evo= great build ! Great style ! Looks bigger! But but but ! Seat area is weird, uncomfort for my thing... And little too much pressure on my wrist.God is expensive!!!!
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Regarding the 675, do you want a bike to feel "big" ? - That "slim" feeling will be a god send when flicking it around

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My FZ is pretty slim, but I wanted it that way. I'm not a big guy, and the bike fits me pretty well. Easy to handle, and more upright bars.

After reading your post I have no idea what you're looking for in a 600. If you're feeling pressure in your wrists, your body position may be wrong.
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Regarding the 675, do you want a bike to feel "big" ? - That "slim" feeling will be a god send when flicking it around
It's just when I sit on it I look not match with the bike.
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Go with the Gixxr 750. You get a lot of bike for the money.
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I think you are over analyzing things. Any of them will ride just fine and you want be able to get the the limits of that they can do anyway. If money is not an issue, get the one you like the most.

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I think you are over analyzing things. Any of them will ride just fine and you want be able to get the the limits of that they can do anyway. If money is not an issue, get the one you like the most.
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It's just when I sit on it I look not match with the bike.
Ever watch Marco Simoncelli (RIP) Race or even Ruben Xaus?

I agree about the 750 though - Light like a 600 but with more power

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Physically the 600 = 750



Buy the Suzuki ......


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I think you are over analyzing things. Any of them will ride just fine and you want be able to get the the limits of that they can do anyway. If money is not an issue, get the one you like the most.
All jap bikes feels "plasticky" , want to go with the Daytona or Ducati, but a price include tax and everything 2012 new bike,around $15000-&16000, is this price reasonable? Any pros know the price ?
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Find a 2 year old "used" for half that cost amigo

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Find a 2 year old "used" for half that cost amigo
What he said.
Used bike will cost you only 25$ TAX instead 10% from full price.
I have GSXR and have to say it's comfortable, not as much my '99 ZX6-R was but close, but I had a pleasure to ride R6 and I did'n like it at all. To much of a pressure on forearm, and every time I had to brake, my nutz hit the tank.
Go on craigslist and find yourself a used bike, I bet you can find something great with low millage for a good money.

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$15k for a 675?

Yeah, go used. MUCH cheaper.

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there's a spare red 2006 Daytona for sale in the garage here... Good price. Also, never crashed.

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You do realise regular D675 is cheaper than R6.

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You do realise regular D675 is cheaper than R6.
Why regular Daytona is much cheaper? What's with the 675r? I saw the specs, nothing but a different fork.
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D675's are the shit - enough said
Aren't u ride a Daytona? U don't like your bike?
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Aren't u ride a Daytona? U don't like your bike?
Lol. "the shit" means "the best" in this figure of speech

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Any of the bikes you sit will feel different from the phantom youve got now. Definitely save your money and like bug said, buy something a couple years old.

Gotta say, in my limited experience, the triumphs mentioned rock.

If you're looking to get sportier, but want 'comfort,' then look for a used sv650. Plus People who've owned them say they're bullet proof, and a blast to ride

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Ill ride what ever my legs can get around. Set up is important but sitting on the bike will do little to tell you anything about the bike. you got to get the tires right, suspension set up correct, all the mirrors off and .... wrench the snot of of it on a track day to get a solid opinion of a bike.

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Why regular Daytona is much cheaper? What's with the 675r? I saw the specs, nothing but a different fork.
Um, no.

The 675R has Ohlins suspension in front & back, Brembo monoblock calipers and master cylinder, and a quick shifter. Separately, that's all expensive stuff that the R has on it that the regular Daytonas don't. The suspension parts alone would be minimum $1,500 if purchased separately.
That's why the regular Daytona is much cheaper.

Here. Read this article about the differences between the two.

But don't get a new one, like everyone else said.

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