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Old 05-18-2006, 10:05 AM   #1
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What's funny is he STILL doesn't say how much it actually weighs!!

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Old 05-18-2006, 10:09 AM   #2
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I noticed that too.
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Old 05-18-2006, 10:17 AM   #3
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Can't tell for sure from the pictures, but it looks like plain old steel or cast iron disk rotors to me. With all the other carbon fiber, I would expect to see carbon-carbon brakes, also. That would save another couple pounds.



I bet that the reason you don't see the weight quoted is that it would not be all that much lighter than the published weight of a stock Suzuki. All the Big 4 seem to lie by 20 to 50 lbs, as near as I can tell.



OK so cruisers might be an exception to that dishonesty. No one seems to care that much about being the lightest in the class.
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Old 05-18-2006, 10:22 AM   #4
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what's even funnier????? he could have saved thousands by just making it faster not lighter. Mapping and exhaust are cheap in comparison. and the stock brakes are already excellent....
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Old 05-18-2006, 10:30 AM   #5
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but I don't get excited by the look of carbon fiber bodywork. Yes, it's light and expensive. I get it, now paint it already.
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Old 05-18-2006, 10:30 AM   #6
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I wonder what other extreme measures this guy took in his quest for weight reduction. It would sure be funny if he is 50 lbs overweight.
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Old 05-18-2006, 10:30 AM   #7
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Or- he could have just lipo-suctioned his fat-ass for $3000 and had the same net result.
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Old 05-18-2006, 10:54 AM   #8
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All that finery, all that expense and a Buy it Now price that doesn't seem to pass the smell test.
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Old 05-18-2006, 10:57 AM   #9
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Default It's a 2001 ... a stock 2006 will prolly leave it for dead

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Old 05-18-2006, 11:00 AM   #10
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considering i'm 250lbs, reducing weight on any bike would not net much of a gain on any performance numbers. i imagine that at best he's saved some where around 8-15 lbs of dry weight. oooooo, that's worth the money i'm sure- if he weighs in at say 145 or under.
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