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Old 30th June 2006, 10:56   #1
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This pic was found on xBhp. Not too sure how true it is, but I remember Suzuki had said they're in the process of homologation of their bigger bikes. And so was Yamaha.

This pic has a lot of details that force me to believe it's genuine news.



Notice the front fender.
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Old 30th June 2006, 10:59   #2
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WHOOPIE!!!!!!! I gotta stop spending on beer now..
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Holy *&%$! So its actually happening! THats the best photograph I've seen in decades!

Now, if the rumours are true, another 2 Jap manufacturers will be importing their CBU's as well!
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Holy *&%$! So its actually happening! THats the best photograph I've seen in decades!

Now, if the rumours are true, another 2 Jap manufacturers will be importing their CBU's as well!
if it is a real pic, then this is fab news. hope the pic is not doctored or someone just put the sticker there for fun. does not look like the background has anything to do wtih suzuki and the bike is parked next to a hyundai.
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Awesome find .... great news for biking enthusiasts!!
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if it is a real pic, then this is fab news. hope the pic is not doctored or someone just put the sticker there for fun. does not look like the background has anything to do wtih suzuki and the bike is parked next to a hyundai.
Well, the bike does look brand new, still has the plastic on the seats as well. Also, as its on test, maybe the ARAI buggers are enjoying the "test" by riding around town! Nice job if you ask me.
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You can see the flyscreen is not put on it. The seat still has the plastics on it.

Who do you think would putan ARAI sticker on a mint new bike like that? Not me? Only people with enough ruthlessness are ARAI. And trust me, they would do that.

It quite frankly doesn't look like a doctored image in anyway. Secondly, it doesn't have to have anything to do with Suszuki in the background.

It's in India, and that's proof enough by the accent that's standing next to it, and that's all that matters. There is a mint new bike with an "On ARAI Testing" on it which is in India. I"m sold.

First blood has been drawn. Expect Yamaha to back em up. Not to mention Honda which in all likelihood isn't gonna let a 150cc bike remain their flagship model.

This picture just could change the future of Indian Bikers forever.

Cheers!
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Great News..

btw..what model is this ?

is it a 600 or 1000 ?
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Yamaha was first I guess, atleast they said they are gonna sell thsoe superbikes by 2009.
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It has been reported from some people that there is an r6 with the ARAI already.
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floored . . .the best thing that ever happened to the indian bike scene!! atleast the best news till date.

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floored . . .the best thing that ever happened to the indian bike scene!! atleast the best news till date.

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Lets just HOPE that this is the Beginning of (good) things to come!!!
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WOW!!!! So finally the big bikes are officially coming!!!


I seiorusly hope they dont overprice em, saying CBU's blah blah.
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yeah dude something which performs.looks as fresh as a flower
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Someone on a biking group i'm on had this to say :

"If I recognise the place correctly, it is the compound of Dreambikes @
Camp Pune, the dealer who deals with selling of new/old SBK's.

What is a bike send to ARAI by Suzuki doing in the compound of
Dreambikes? Specially when Suzuki has got its own showrooms and
workshops in Pune."

Not doubting anything - in fact want it to be true - but is it possible its a well planned mktg gimmick/hoax ? After all Suzuki needs to get some conversation going around its bikes.

Altho I'm really hoping its otherwise.
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