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Old 11-17-2006, 01:19 PM   #21
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I think the seat height has been lowered on the 07 Uly and you'll have to hope they do the XR1200.
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Old 11-17-2006, 01:21 PM   #22
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Thank God Erik B. doesn't think with that type of logic.

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Old 11-17-2006, 01:22 PM   #23
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I think you are on to the right direction but wrong engine configuration. I think the inline 4 will screw up the Buell chasis. The Buell chasis and looks are fantastic. Too me the Firebolt still looks like a new design to me. Even though I put down twins all the time, I think Aprilia, Ducati, and KTM have shown that modern liquid cooled V-Twins can be terrific sport bikes. Did you check out the Aprilia story on the V-4? If you click on that link you will see their new V-Twin bikes as well. Awesome.
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Old 11-17-2006, 01:23 PM   #24
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LOL Good one..I can see the next mega cruiser from Kawasaki. Turn the ZX-14 engine length-ways around a cruiser frame
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Old 11-17-2006, 01:34 PM   #25
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Wrong bait? I don't know. I'm going home.
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Old 11-17-2006, 01:57 PM   #26
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That's the one I'm thinking of. It's a 1200, not a 750. So when is coming here?
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Old 11-17-2006, 02:11 PM   #27
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I'm guessing that since I'm not interested in buying ANY motard anytime soon, Buell didn't intend for me to "get it"... hope they sell in Europe as planned.

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Old 11-17-2006, 02:43 PM   #28
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The thing about the Buell is that it's not a screaming, peaky Japanese squid bike. The Buell makes torque everywhere in the powerband and produces as much power as people can actually USE on public roads (and no, I'm not talking about doing burnouts, squidboy).



Only when a guy can ride a Buell through all the corners at 10/10ths does he have a right to complain about its lack of power.
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Old 11-17-2006, 02:53 PM   #29
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Sure I can complain about the the tranny, fouled rear plugs, etc. Some folks say it actually has a narrow power band because it can't rev like a modern twin..
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Old 11-17-2006, 02:58 PM   #30
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Until Buell wins a race people will complain etc. You are probably right but logic doesn't sell bikes. Put a modern engine in the Buell and then race it and win. You could sell several hundred thousand bikes. Till then be content with the 100,000 bikes per 20+ years
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