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Old 01-09-2004, 05:51 PM   #1
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When is big too big? Vulcan 2000
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Old 01-09-2004, 06:23 PM   #2
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Sat on one today at the Calgary bike show. What a beast. Also sat on CBR1000... a bunch of you guys were saying Honda had it roped off at other shows; not here.
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Old 01-09-2004, 06:38 PM   #3
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That video of the dyno run was super-cool. It made my cat jump off my lap and flee!
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Old 01-09-2004, 07:19 PM   #4
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I'm waiting six more months to see how the Triumph Rocket III compares....
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Old 01-09-2004, 11:45 PM   #5
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A squid can only take so much. Give me a sportbike comparo or give me death. Did you guys hire a consultant that said market to the gray pony tailed brotherhood?
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Old 01-09-2004, 11:57 PM   #6
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Old 01-10-2004, 03:16 AM   #7
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Too big? Probably; but still lots more practical than a Boss Hoss. Can you imaging going down on an 1100 pound motorcycle?
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Old 01-10-2004, 03:19 AM   #8
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No more comparos! I love sportbikes but would be better off if I never saw another comparo of the latest and greatest race replibike offerings.
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Old 01-10-2004, 04:15 AM   #9
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Why do you continue to post political drivel on a motorcycle web site?

As to the '04 Vulcan it looks like they've got the torque and HP where it needs to be, but that is one big barge of a bike. I guess if there's no corners or twisties where you live it 'd be great.

When the Rocket 111 comes out MO should do an "Extremely Large Motorcycle" test, maybe you could tie a rope too them and toss them off a boat and see which one sinks fastest, kind of a function before form thing.
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Old 01-10-2004, 04:20 AM   #10
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820Lbs? Where did they put it? I have a Vulcan 800 Classic and GPz 750. the V2k weighs 300-350 Lbs more than either of these bikes. Heck, even harley can make a power cruiser less than 600 Lbs, with the VROD. Sure, the engine is a torque monster and it's well made, but for what it costs, I can buy 2 ZRX1200's or my other favorite, the R1150GS. Neither are cruisers, but far more practical, and better at almost anything. If I was going to pay at least 14.5K for a cruiser, I would probably take a longer look at a Victory.
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