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Old 01-11-2004, 04:16 AM   #41
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Try the Magna. I've got an old '84. Handles pretty good, brakes work real well. The new ones are even better.



Not a lotta grunt down low though. It is a 4 after all.
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Old 01-11-2004, 04:19 AM   #42
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Well, no need for you to ride one to find out about it is there? The dyno charts tell you all you need to know.



You got a load of magazines stuffed in your tankbag?
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Old 01-11-2004, 04:24 AM   #43
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I'll take an '04 RX8 myself.

I test drove an '88 Z28 for my stepson last night, talk about a trip down memory lane. The last car I had with any balls was a '69 Fury 111 Interceptor. They were fun at the time but new cars are so much nicer.

I guess thats why I don't care much for cruisers, if you can get a sporty standard bike thats comfortable to poke around on or shred corners, why buy a 900lb boat anchor? I don't really include Harley's as cruisers because they're pretty much in a class of their own, though I expect them to develop a V3 when they see how good the Rocket 111 works.
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Old 01-11-2004, 04:26 AM   #44
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Why a used Harley? They seem to cost more than new ones. Just look at the classifieds. It seems each one contains "A zillion dollars invested in chrome geegaws and doodads. Must see to appreciate this milestoone in customization. Asking price only $10K over book value."



It's usually better to just buy a new one.
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Old 01-11-2004, 04:31 AM   #45
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...one for sport touring and one for dual purpose, and one for long distance toruing and one for small tight roads and one for long sweeping roads and one for stoplight grand prix (isn't smoking idiots who think that cars with NOS are fast a major reason for riding bikes?) and one just to sit an admire during winter snowpacked roads and, oh yes, just one more.
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Old 01-11-2004, 05:42 AM   #46
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I've driven an RX-8 twice. What a car! I'll know in a few weeks if one will be ending up in buzglyd's garage soon.



I also drove a BMW 330 with the SMG (sequential manual geerbox) transmission. You get to be a Formula 1 pilot shifting through the gears with no clutch pedal.
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Old 01-11-2004, 06:59 AM   #47
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There's nothin' like bragging about "thrust curves" down at the Burger Barn!
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Old 01-11-2004, 07:26 AM   #48
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Absolutely right there, F451. The manly V-Rod with its massive 72 lbft torque waxes easily the butt of this 122 lbft weakling.



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Old 01-11-2004, 07:31 AM   #49
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That torque's really gonna ***** off the VTX owners out there. The vulcan might even be lighter too. What a neck snapper.
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Old 01-11-2004, 08:05 AM   #50
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Its good you put the record straight, Michael. Less intelligent people might have possibly concluded that Kawi's 122 lbft at 3,000 RPM would have looked outstanding compared to FZ1's 74 lbft at 7,400 RPM.



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