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post #11 of 138 Old 07-19-12, 07:13
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Just got rid of my 08 cbr1000 for the 2012 Street Triple.
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post #12 of 138 Old 08-07-12, 01:15 Thread Starter
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It's heavy, suspension wasn't very good, sucked on fuel, brakes weren't that great, and just sucked on the track. Frankly, I was surprised I was as fast on the track as I was with it (along with the other control riders).

About the only thing I liked was the engine on the street. Plus, the hydraulic clutch was a *****. Never knew from one day to the next whether it would slip or not.

I would never consider saying that the SV1000 can womp the corners. It was decent, but never great. The daytona is far better in every way except torque from the engine. That's it. The SV could probably do better with a new front end, but I wasn't willing to drop the money on a budget bike that was never going to be very good. I put on a GSXR shock, but that only helped by making the rear end stiffer and reducing the tendency to run wide.
The the hydro master/ slave sucked, I found it very in consistent ... But who uses the clutch anyway. Still have spares lol. as for the suspension a zx eBay special in the rear, gold valves in front droped 7mm through the tripples and race tec springs transformed the handling. I've never been FAST at the track on it but the bike was very confidence inspiring and I wasn't afraid to lay it down. I can already tell the Daytona is superior in every handling aspect and I haven't even properly set up the suspension yet! Still, I feel my lap times will increase because it's soooo pretty . I've always wanted a sv650 for dedicated track bike but don't make it out enough to justify it.
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post #13 of 138 Old 08-07-12, 02:21
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Just a few of my bikes:

Current...

2009 Kawasaki KLX 250SF w/351 kit



2005 BMW K1200S




and past...

1999 Suzuki SV650N



1999 Kawasaki ZRX1100 with a ZZR1200 engine bored +2mm and turbocharged.



1990 Kawasaki ZX10



1990 Kawasaki Zephyr 550



1994? Kawasaki ZX11



2003 Kawaski ZRX1200




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1997 Kawasaki ZX11
1985 Yamaha RZ350 Kenny Roberts edition(Yellow/Black)
1981 Suzuki GS450S

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post #14 of 138 Old 08-07-12, 04:59
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Still have my 675, my second bike is a vfr800 fantastic bike for long rides/trips.

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post #15 of 138 Old 08-07-12, 06:01
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When I was 16, 2001 Suzuki TS50X


The old 2006 Honda XR125L6


The 2007 SV650S that I use to own.


my old 2001 CCM 604E SM


My old 2004 Suzuki DRZ400S


Last but not least, my old 2009 Triumph Street Triple


and the current Trumpet.

Current Bike - 2013 Triumph Daytona 675R

Previous Bikes
'01 Suzuki TS50X - '06 Honda XR125L - '07 Suzuki SV650S - '01 CCM 604E SM - '54 Suzuki DRZ400S - '59 Triumph Street Triple - '09 Triumph Daytona 675 SE
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post #16 of 138 Old 08-07-12, 06:03
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Have been on an '03 Daytona 955i for some time now. Pics soon..... Still waiting for my D675R to get here. It has 2 months now with the moving company
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post #17 of 138 Old 08-07-12, 11:48
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1995 MBK Booster
1997 Aprilia RS 125
2001 Ducati 750 Sport ie
2007 Triumph 675 Daytona

Never looked back (and the crappy rearview mirrors don't help ! )

The slower you move, the more dangerous your bike is... I'll let you work out the conclusion from there

If you find wearing proper gear's too hot, you're just not fast enough !

Hear my Daytona's Akrapovic SCREAM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mOlxMJ_zOw&t=1m15s

Dual Desert Eagle EBB ? MER IL ET FOU !
Viendez nolifer avec nous sur le salon #Airsoft sur IRC !
Et jouer avec Ploubalairsoft entre le 22 et le 35
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Well I don't have any pics of my first bike, a 2005 Kawi EX500, but it wasn't much to look at anyway, ha ha. I bought it new in 2006 and sold it last year after getting my new 2009 FZ6R seen here:




2012 Street Triple (Trinity) - Phantom Black
Trinity's Build Thread
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Still have my 675, my second bike is a vfr800 fantastic bike for long rides/trips.


Oh baby that is awesome!!!!

Doug "Strider" Jurcich
'09 Matte Grey Street Triple R (Daily, coaching bike)
'09 Yamaha FJR1300 (Touring Couch Missile)
'10 Storm Grey BMW S1000RR (Future Track Death Machine)

'07 Red CBR6000RR Track Bike (Awesome toy, even if its not an R6 haha #notanR6)
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post #20 of 138 Old 08-13-12, 01:05
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My only other bike was a 2009 Yamaha FZ6R:






Holy Cow ...I have that exact same helmet !!!

-- Never ride faster than your guardian angel can fly.
-- Got a $5 head? Get a $5 helmet.

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