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Old 03-08-2008, 07:06 PM   #1
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What would be the best everyday/fun bike?

After about 100000 Kms with GN250, GS500 and CBR600f3 (the last one was stolen about 10 weeks ago). I wanted to ask what would be the best everyday bike? The bike would have to pass about 50kms every day and ten times that on weekends. Which bike you think would give me the most fun on everyday rides in the city, open road and on weekends for the best price? and why?
(I thought about CBR600F but to say the truth i would like something diffrent)

thanks for your help.
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Old 03-09-2008, 06:03 PM   #2
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my o4' 600 F4i is pretty comfortable on rides that get a little longer. im a Honda guy tho
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Old 03-09-2008, 09:27 PM   #3
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SV650?

its a v-twin (they sound awesome), lots of practical torque on the street (you don't have to wind it up to 3000000 RPM like an I4). light, easy to handle, doesnt top out where an I4 does but more than enough anyways. and (apparently) a good bike for the track.
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Old 03-10-2008, 03:36 PM   #4
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I like my R6, it has a pretty 'sit up' position. But its the only bike I have ever rode so ... my opinion is worthless.
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Old 03-10-2008, 10:45 PM   #5
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Fun? How about anything with a minigun mounted on it ("Grindhouse: Planet Terror")!
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Old 03-11-2008, 11:15 PM   #6
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I love my SV (race bike). However, in stock form it leaves a lot to be desired. At a minimum, the forks and shock need to redone as well as the bars.
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Old 03-12-2008, 06:33 AM   #7
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it depends on what your looking for... are u looking more for ride comfort on the highway, and longer ridability... if so, then i would look at some spot tourer's... if your looking for a quick, good handeling, put u on ur ass bike, but are willing to give up a lil comfort... look at super sports
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Old 03-12-2008, 07:56 PM   #8
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The idea is to find a bike that would do everything as good as posebal. lets say the SV that does everyday riding pretty good, long range riding pretty good, technickel road riding pretty good.

SV, ER6, Ducati monster 645, ducati hypermotard you got the idea, allaround bike for fun everywhere(on the road).
I don't want supersport that would be graet on the track but a hell in havey city traffice and I dont want the DRZ-SM that would be nice in the city but won't be able to get me out side fast enough or far enough.
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Old 03-13-2008, 09:50 AM   #9
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After about 100000 Kms with GN250, GS500 and CBR600f3 (the last one was stolen about 10 weeks ago). I wanted to ask what would be the best everyday bike? The bike would have to pass about 50kms every day and ten times that on weekends. Which bike you think would give me the most fun on everyday rides in the city, open road and on weekends for the best price? and why?
(I thought about CBR600F but to say the truth i would like something diffrent)

thanks for your help.
I do something to that extent and i ride a '07 honda cbr600rr and its got everything i could ask for, ive ridden r6's, sv's, gsxr's....nothing that i liked...mine holds true to me...had it 3 months and before the 2 lay downs and the 1 kick over vandal i had 1k miles in a month
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Old 03-13-2008, 09:54 AM   #10
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oh, and i can ride in 1st gear down to 5mph before it starts to lug...then i just pull in the clutch a lil bit and im fine...midrange is great...i ride on backroads (nasty pavement) in 3rd if i want good power at my fingertips (like 7k-9k there) and if i am just cruisin around..4th/5th at 5-7k but still has pull...i can power wheelie in 1st at about 5k rpm...that s my .02$
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Old 03-13-2008, 04:04 PM   #11
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