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Old 02-08-2010, 02:52 PM   #21
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Excatly, or bring the 2stroke's back. The SS 600'z would never stand a chance.
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Old 02-08-2010, 03:49 PM   #22
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Why would one ever want to do it, then? Why not just enter the Superstock class? It would be cheaper and the bikes are almost race-ready.
Well, you've probably noticed there is no F450 class in AMA racing this year, despite the AMA indicating last summer that it was on the table.
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Old 02-09-2010, 06:27 AM   #23
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I think the original expectations were from guys like me, who thought it would be cheap and easy to build one.

Now it sounds like it would be cheap and easy to build a "fun" bike, but not a competitive one.
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Yep, I think you nailed it with that comment.
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Old 07-11-2011, 09:08 AM   #25
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Default The Moriwaki reminds me of...

...my 1967 Bultaco Metralla... less power, but the same extraordinary handling experience.

I REALLY miss those old, sharp-as-a razor bikes. There were many such...the Montesa Impala, the Ossa Wildfire.

The Suzuki Hustler was the beginning of the end; motorcycles were never the same thereafter.
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...my 1967 Bultaco Metralla... less power, but the same extraordinary handling experience.

The Suzuki Hustler was the beginning of the end; motorcycles were never the same thereafter.
Never the same, perhaps. But you should try to get a ride on the amazing Moriwaki anyway!
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