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Old 12-05-2007, 05:12 AM   #141
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I think he should be let back in. Reason: we would all get to know how much Rocker (61 rwhp) scores in that index he has developed. Based on facts we could discuss the issue in a civilized manner.

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Old 12-05-2007, 05:30 AM   #142
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" often ride with competent riders on ZX-10s and when the road gets particularly twisty I wave them by and they edge ahead, but by far less than you might imagine."

Then maybe those riders need to be quite a bit more competent. You wouldn't be able to see a zx-10 with a good rider on it for any more than 5 seconds and then he would wait loooong time for you barge to catch up. Don't do track days with your cruiser? Good thing because youwould just be an annoyance to the guy that would lap you every 2 minutes. You don't have an argument here. Cruisers handle like barges. I rode them my whole life.
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Old 12-05-2007, 07:19 AM   #143
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Ditto, I do live in the mountains where the twisties go on forever and trust me, Valentino Rossi couldn't keep up with a decent rider on a sportbike if he was on a cruiser. I consider myself a fairly decent rider and I can keep up a pretty good clip on my Dyna but I can almost double my speed on the Bandit w/o too much effort.

For moderate even brisk riding the Dyna's perfect and comfy to boot but it ain't gonna' win any races
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Old 12-05-2007, 07:28 AM   #144
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'Handles good for a cruiser' and 'Comfortable for a sportbike' are statements that go hand in hand.
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Old 12-05-2007, 07:36 AM   #145
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did you go hammer that Bandito yet? what do ya' think?.....
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Old 12-05-2007, 07:39 AM   #146
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did you go hammer that Bandito yet? what do ya' think?.....
Ride report coming in the lounge later!
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Old 12-05-2007, 07:46 AM   #147
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Ride report coming in the lounge later!

Cool, my '02 is stock except for a 21 inch Holeshot street can, pretty reasonable until you hit 7 or 8K, then it howls like a scalded cat LOL
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Old 12-05-2007, 09:18 AM   #148
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'Handles good for a cruiser' and 'Comfortable for a sportbike' are statements that go hand in hand.
Right up there with "express lane", "jumbo shrimp", "executive leadership", etc.
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Old 12-05-2007, 03:01 PM   #149
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Interesting thing is that not one so far, not even the most pathetic corporate lackey on the thread, has suggested to pay 20k for the Rocker. I think, to wrap up this sorry saga, we need to get the hands up.
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So who would put 20k of their own money for this 61 rwhp test loser without feeling they’ve been reamed up the buttonhole like t-o-t-a-l-l-y?

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Old 12-05-2007, 03:05 PM   #150
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" often ride with competent riders on ZX-10s and when the road gets particularly twisty I wave them by and they edge ahead, but by far less than you might imagine."

Then maybe those riders need to be quite a bit more competent.
Or maybe you need to get off the Harley's and try a modern Jap cruiser.

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