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Old 11-18-2008, 06:56 PM   #1
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Exclamation BUSA vs MV F4 1000

Which one is a better overall bike?
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Old 11-18-2008, 07:36 PM   #2
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Corners or straights? Thats what it comes down to. But first how long have you been riding, thats the real question and what do you want to use them for?
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Old 11-19-2008, 07:01 AM   #3
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Tough question.

But, you go first. What's better, an apple or an orange?

Seriously. The only thing the two bikes have in common is that they're both motor-powered bicycles. And, your driver's license is in serious risk of being taken away.

Except one is very expensive to acquire and own.
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Old 11-19-2008, 07:09 AM   #4
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If you are talking better 'overall' bike, then there is no question the Busa is better. It's way cheaper, as fast of faster than the MV, more comfortable, and can do trackdays without a problem. The MV will probably circle a track quicker, but lose in just about every other category other than uniqueness. LIke others have said, your license will be in serious jepardy with either one if you ride on the street. Ask me how I know.
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Old 11-19-2008, 07:33 AM   #5
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Busa Pros: Cheap to buy, cheap to maintain, easy to hotrod, easy to sell
Busa Cons: everyone has one, heavy, slow handling, same basic look for a decade.

F4 Pros: Best handling bike you'll ever own, best brakes, exotic looks, hand assembled, no one you know has one.
F4 Cons: everything is expensive- parts, mods, service, finicky, tough to sell, hard to find dealers

Personally- I've been on the F4 and believe it's one of the fastest top end bikes in the world. Would I own one? NO! Every person I know that has owned one has sold it because to takes forever to get parts and service done.
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Old 11-19-2008, 07:35 AM   #6
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They both suck really bad on dirt roads.
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Old 11-19-2008, 08:45 AM   #7
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They both suck really bad on dirt roads.
Not if you put knobbies on 'em.
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Old 11-19-2008, 08:55 AM   #8
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The MV Agusta. Nobody has one, everybody wants one, and you get more chicks with the MV.
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Old 11-19-2008, 04:55 PM   #9
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The MV Agusta. Nobody has one, everybody wants one, and you get more chicks with the MV.
Or just buy a piece of foam pipe-insulation and stuff about 12" of it down your trouser-leg. Then, walk-about like that for a week................

It's Cheaper!
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Old 11-19-2008, 05:30 PM   #10
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And you never have to worry about a second date.
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