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Old 09-13-2009, 03:55 PM   #1
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Hey guys, im looking to buy a gsxr, the one im currently looking at is a 2001 Gsxr600 with 33 000km (20500 miles) , i know its somewhat alot of miles, but how much will it run up to? and is it worth buying (first bike).

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Old 09-13-2009, 04:01 PM   #2
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I'll pass on this one.
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Old 09-13-2009, 04:14 PM   #3
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In other words, I shouldnt get it?
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Old 09-13-2009, 06:00 PM   #4
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Yes, in other words you shouldn't get it. Read the new rider sticky. A GSX-R should *not* be a first bike. And take the MSF BRC if you haven't taken it already.
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Old 09-13-2009, 09:11 PM   #5
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Go buy a ninja 250.
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Old 09-13-2009, 10:42 PM   #6
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well im used to a gsxr 750, been riding it all summer, so thought id get one, and found a good deal on the gsxr 600. I was just asking about if the km (miles) are way to high, but i asked a few bikers and they said its not high at all... but thanks for the suggestions guys! lol

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Old 09-13-2009, 10:58 PM   #7
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well im used to a gsxr 750, been riding it all summer, so thought id get one, and found a good deal on the gsxr 600. I was just asking about if the km (miles) are way to high, but i asked a few bikers and they said its not high at all... but thanks for the suggestions guys! lol

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Oh, then a Nawz-injected Turbo 'Busa is the next logical step.
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Old 09-14-2009, 12:12 AM   #8
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Oh, then a Nawz-injected Turbo 'Busa is the next logical step.
Can we just get a NOS Busa in a Boss Hoss frame? That would end this whole 'what first bike should I get?' question, right?

We need a definitive answer.
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Old 09-14-2009, 03:43 AM   #9
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In other words, I shouldnt get it?
I'm coming up on 20k on my bike; it runs like new and has been extremely well maintained. I expect it to go 100k or more. But I've seen bikes with 10k that were whipped, done, beat to crap. Burnouts, wheelies, winding out every gear every time...it's all about the rider/owner. If the Busa was treated right it's got a lot of life left; that engine is a brick. But if it's been treated wrong, it'll be a money pit and spend all it's time in the shop.
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Old 09-14-2009, 05:59 AM   #10
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well im used to a gsxr 750, been riding it all summer, so thought id get one, and found a good deal on the gsxr 600. I was just asking about if the km (miles) are way to high, but i asked a few bikers and they said its not high at all... but thanks for the suggestions guys! lol

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You probably aren't going to like the torque loss of going to the 600.
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