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superbikeuk 02-20-2003 11:18 PM

Re: 2003 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Feedback
apparently the all new radial brakes weren't worth mentioning? drop the ridiculous 'jim' accent...honestly

Pulsar 02-21-2003 12:47 AM

Re: 2003 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Feedback
wow, you guys can ride..

and what a bike.. besides the brutal power, it looks so much better that the old GSX-R 1000.

hey, and thanks for the good sound on the video..

dardas 02-21-2003 01:04 AM

Re: 2003 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Feedback
Nice legs, shame about the face.

grubz916 02-21-2003 02:57 AM

Re: 2003 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Feedback
Excellent report JB! As usual, this was worth the $12 alone to read 2 months ahead of the paper mags. I can hear the content whiners shriveling like grapefruits in the microwave.

badsac 02-21-2003 03:50 AM

Re: 2003 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Feedback
Good article. And Jim, I don't mind the accent. Whatever floats your boat.

Now, I must admit, after seeing only the blue/white/black version shown here I thought this years bike trully was a hideous machine. But after seeing the silver one, I'm in love in a way that I've never been with a Suzuki before.

Didn't they have any silver ones at the launch? I didn't notice any in your pictures. :(

BTW. You bunch of rat bastards made me pay again. Sonofbiatches! :mad:

Ken_Packard 02-21-2003 04:01 AM

Re: 2003 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Feedback
Sounds like the beast is even better now with a modest steroid injection. Suzuki can sure build sportbikes. I'm proud of them. I can only imagine the capabilities of the bike that eventually knocks this Gixxer off the top step.

longride 02-21-2003 04:13 AM

Re: 2003 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Feedback
Nice story Johnny. Nice pics and movies too. too bad all the non-subscribers can't see what they are missing. Looks like a brutal bike. Since my wimpy ZX9 scares the hell out of me plenty, can't see a reason for getting this one unless I need to change my shorts more often. The GSXR would probably be a bit tight for me anyway. I'm trying to think of excuses not to want one but it's not working well.

Buzglyd 02-21-2003 04:21 AM

Re: 2003 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Feedback
Do you think the rear can be modified to hold a brain tank?

Closet_Bad_Ass 02-21-2003 04:32 AM

Re: 2003 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Feedback
This thing is ugly. What's wrong with a solid color? Could you imagine a car with all of those goofy graphics? It's too bad we can't get a Japanese engineered, Italian designed hybrid. What I wouldn't give for a Ducati 999 or, even better, an MV Augusta F4 that moves like this GSX-R 1000 and cost $11K. But considering I'll never be able to go much quicker than Lance Armstong can probably go on his bicycle I should quit being so picky about wanting to look good and go quick at the same time and plunk down the $20K for a bike that looks good. If I only had $20K and permission.

drthompson65 02-21-2003 04:34 AM

Re: 2003 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Feedback
I wonder when Suzuki will have warp drive... :) These new bikes scare me (life changes when you have a new baby in the house). I already cancel my order for the gixxer and think I'll order a VFR or look for a deal on a R1 or 954.

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