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Discussion in 'General' started by RTT, 24 Feb 2009.

  1. mrlongbeard

    mrlongbeard Well-Known Member

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    Too much empty space left behind, plus an empty rear peg hanger bracket and the original exhaust hanging bracket makes them look like an after thought
     
  2. RTT

    RTT #parp

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    Can the peg hangers not be removed? They could on my triple!
     
  3. mrlongbeard

    mrlongbeard Well-Known Member

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    The hangers can yes, but not the bracket that's welded to the sub frame they attach to.
    With the standard cans that's not to bad looking, and how I run it mostly, but take the cans off and you then have a gaping hole and the can welded brackets, which imho looks bob.

    Each to their own though :)
     
  4. RTT

    RTT #parp

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    Ah, ok. On the Street the hanger bolts completely flush to the sub-frame, so removing the hangers leaves it looking like there was never ever there in the first place
     
  5. mrlongbeard

    mrlongbeard Well-Known Member

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    Ugliness highlighted with mad paint skillz ;)
    The low level zorsts look good, but I really can't be harrised to grind the old metal work down to remove the old hangers.

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    Although I may have a look on fleabay and see how much a rear sub frame is off a crashed one :rock:
     
  6. mrlongbeard

    mrlongbeard Well-Known Member

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    And to get away from such abominations, I give you Snow Shadow;

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    Was my first 'big' bike after passing my test, it was passed on to wifey, who then passed it on to her brother and the old beast still plods on

    And also, Snow CCM;

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    I do like to ride in the snow I does :brrr:
     
  7. RTT

    RTT #parp

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    Ooerr, yes, point taken!
     
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  8. RTT

    RTT #parp

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    Aint these things the best sounding bikes on the planet?









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  9. Trance

    Trance Two steps forward, one step back

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    Aprillia do know how to make a good note come from a bike :)
     
  10. Silver51

    Silver51 I cast flare!

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  11. Rhydian

    Rhydian New Member

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    varadero has tried to throw me off a few times in the last couple of days + my caffine bzzes really making riding a bit heart pounding on new roads :(
     
  12. Restayvien

    Restayvien aka [ZiiP] Prometheus

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    I didn't consider the Triumph Speed Triple simply because my mate already has one, and I don't want to be a copy-cat. :p

    The Aprillia has a nice sound, but I prefer this music:




    :clap:
     
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  13. EvilMerc

    EvilMerc Well-Known Member

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    Considered the Yamaha XJ6? Nice little naked that looks the part. There's also the Suzuki SV650 and Gladius which are excellent starter bikes, cheap too. The SV is bulletproof since it's been around so long.
     
  14. RTT

    RTT #parp

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    :D Gotta love an irregular firing order
     
  15. jizwizard

    jizwizard Well-Known Member

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    My favourite sounding bike was a 998 rs02. Pirro's blade engined crt makes an almighty howl at full chat.
     
  16. RTT

    RTT #parp

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    I actually think the CRTs sound better than the prototypes!

    Speaking of which, BBC2 in 40 minutes time :cooldude:
     
  17. jizwizard

    jizwizard Well-Known Member

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    I'll wait for moody Jules and spalders.
     
  18. bdigital

    bdigital Is re-building his PC again

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    Same here. Always wait myself due to their commentary and coverage being much better.

    Speaking of great sounding bikes. I think the gp honda repsol is the knarliest sounding. Was at silverstone last year and it really did sound awesome
     
  19. jizwizard

    jizwizard Well-Known Member

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    Went to qualy this year, was bloody windy. Luckily for me my missus works for Honda so anything to do with bikes is free entry, paddock passes and hospitality. Myself im a ducati man having built and raced them. But im a Honda man when it comes to my motocross bikes
     
  20. Restayvien

    Restayvien aka [ZiiP] Prometheus

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    Yeah I'm liking that, thanks!

    Yeah the put-put-put is a bit of a mood killer. :D Sounds nicer with Leo Vince:
     
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