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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-12-2007, 11:54 AM Thread Starter
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Bike Rental?

I was just thinking, I'm thinking about either getting an 04-06 ZX-10R or an 07 ZX-6R, and was wondering: I want to test-drive one before I buy it, and was thinking that if I could rent a ZX-10R, that would help with my decision making. Anybody know a place where I can do this? Or is it whatever bike they have you have to take? I know you can't usually do a real test-drive at dealerships, and am looking for any other opportunity to do so.

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-14-2007, 04:13 PM
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If you end up finding one, let me know. I haven't found any places that rent bikes besides harleys & buells.

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I have been to a certain track day events where machines are being rented.

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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-14-2007, 09:15 PM
 
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If you are looking at a ZX10 I think you mean an 04-05, or 06 and beyond. The 06 model was when they changed the body style.

Get the 06 if you can. Undertail exhaust, ohlins stearing stabilizer equals badass. I got the 05 and love it, but would take the 06 over the 05. I haven't driven an 06 yet though.

Go looking at used ones I test drove mine before I bought it from the guy.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-14-2007, 09:18 PM
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