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apuddy 08-01-2007 08:32 AM

Just purchased 05 R1
 
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I just purchased a 2005 R1 with 2000 miles. The bike is very clean and well taken care of. I am very impressed with the way the bike handles but I am comparing it to my 1998 900RR which was like driving a tank compared to the R1. The power is very good except for low RPMs (under 5 grand). Once you hit around 6 thousand RPMs the bike really wakes up. I like the rider position but I am sorta missing that huge ass tank on the 900rr. All in all I am very happy with the bike. Looking for a license plate kit. The guy who owned the bike before me had the license plate zip tied to the passanger foot peg brackets. I would like to thank Vash for some good input on the 05 ZX10R that I was originally going to buy. After talking to him and doing some research I decided against the ZX10.

streetbreed22 08-01-2007 10:26 AM

Mmmm r1. One fine piece of art on wheels. Congrats :thumbs2:

Firefox 08-01-2007 10:42 AM

:drool:

gotta love the '05 model

bhartwig32 08-01-2007 04:20 PM

Only thing better would be the Shift Red one! Nice grab!

cookeetree 08-01-2007 05:35 PM

SSSSUUUUUWWEEEEEEEEEEETTTTTT!!!!!!!!!!

:drool:




VegasGuy89 09-09-2007 08:42 PM

Very nice. Looks brand new.


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