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BT's Bike Thread

Discussion in 'Motorcycles' started by BrokenTusk, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. Apr 13, 2012 at 4:31 PM
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    BrokenTusk

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    Planning to upgrade to a 1000cc bike, Yamaha R-1 due to the longer frame length and I'm a tall bastard (6'6"). Any advice?
     
  2. Apr 13, 2012 at 4:34 PM
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  3. Apr 13, 2012 at 4:34 PM
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    Gunslinger, you own an R-1?? What are the +'s and -'s about the bike???
     
  4. Apr 13, 2012 at 4:39 PM
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    That TL 1000s that was posted in the OG thread is a bad machine
     
  5. Apr 13, 2012 at 4:41 PM
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    Wasn't the TL 1000 Kraps machine??

    Why is it bad? All my research is from 3 years ago when I was originally going to upgrade to a 1000, little behind on current stuff.
     
  6. Apr 13, 2012 at 5:40 PM
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    No, no.... Bad ass. Those 2 cylinder race bikes were a good machine. Yeah, a member posted a picture of it. Dont see many since they haven't been produced for some time. A bit more rare than an rc51. I would love to get my hands on one. And you were asking about the R1, a great bike also from what I hear.
     
  7. Apr 13, 2012 at 10:39 PM
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    R1's are a good bike, but seem to be a dime a dozen.

    The TL1000s is fairly rare and just so much fun. I have a shit eating grin on my face every time i ride it. I've ridden a lot of bikes and none of them have that same sound as the v-twin sport bike. I would love to have an RC-51 as well. There is something about the that sound.

    Here is me with my bike at the track. I wish they had picked a better corner to take pics.
    [​IMG]
     
  8. Apr 13, 2012 at 10:51 PM
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    The sound of a TL1000 makes me jizz every time.
     
  9. Apr 14, 2012 at 4:30 AM
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    for real. you can hear one coming, and you know what it is before you see it. Its awesome you have the "s". definitely a rare breed.
     
  10. Apr 14, 2012 at 6:32 AM
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    I had the pleasure of riding this, its a TL1000 converted to pikes peak side car race bike. The exhaust went through a magnaflow car muffler. Best sounding bike I think I've ever heard.
    [​IMG]
     
  11. Apr 14, 2012 at 7:14 AM
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    The dime a dozen thing on the R-1's doesn't bother me, I'll be doing a lot of aesthetics to it. It'l definitely be one of a kind when I'm finished. Much like my Tacoma.

    Something tells me I need to hear one of these TL1000's.. I'll check out youtube.

    And Steven your link/pic just shows up as a red x. Not sure if it's my work comp or bad link.
     
  12. Apr 14, 2012 at 8:15 AM
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    Steve ...... that thing looks like a fucking blast. im in shock. i have always liked the idea of ripping around on a European bike with a side car.... now combine that with a sport bike with a ton of torque on tap.... insane. i am jealous
     
  13. Apr 14, 2012 at 8:27 AM
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  14. Apr 14, 2012 at 8:28 AM
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    TL1000R > TL1000S.

    They're heavy as fuck and not very nible as far as liter bikes go, and they have engine issues sometimes, but fun as fvck.
     
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    I lovethe R's too, but the at the time i got it, the S was much better for insurance. :D The S weighs in around 490 lbs wet and I think the R was as heavy if not heavier. That thing is one hell of a work out at the track.
     
  16. Apr 14, 2012 at 8:43 AM
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    What are the differences between the R's and S's???
     
  17. Apr 14, 2012 at 8:48 AM
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    fairings and motor tuning.
     
  19. Apr 14, 2012 at 10:26 AM
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    But it doesn't mean the R is any faster :D

    Quote from the link above
     
  20. Apr 14, 2012 at 10:28 AM
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