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Old 25th April 2007, 14:34   #1
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Hey Guyz i am planning to buy a bike,i am basically looking for a powerful bike, I had a RXZ which was awomse now i have 3 bikes in my mind ZMA,P220 or RD (but i think i would be spending more time in a garage instead of riding the bike on the road)
I am damn confuse which bike should i go for, basically i was looking for a SBK but as of now its crossing my budget so cant go for it right now, then i thought of buying a second hand comet but then got to know that there are hell lot of issues with spares so suggest me what should i go for? and yeah i want to come to a conclusion asap.

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Here's a couple of rumours to add to that confusion
- the TVS 250
- Obviously, Bajaj may have to suspend plans and launch the 250 to respond. Said to be launching "after June" - and that could mean anything at all....
- the new TBird 500 with the AVL engine

The Dicor2.2 ain't alone....
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out of the motorcycles you've mentioned,
zma: for a hassle free reasonably quick city ride.
rd350: for going crazy everytime you crank it and visit the mech.

a used comet may turn out to be a good buy if you can find a clean one.

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Yamaha had plans of the fazer 250, but according to the latest press release (Yamaha India worsens; shuts production to clear inventory) , it seems unlikely.
Yep tvs are working on the 250, but no ones knows when it will come out.

Bajaj will be selling kawasaki bikes, branded under bajaj logo, starting with a 250cc bike. But again expect to pay around 1.5 to 1.75 for that.
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If you need it right now, no choice but the Zma. If you can wait, the P220 (as i feel you'd like that better than the Zma).

Forget about the RD. Seriously. Its been romaticised to death. And its not a bike on which you can simply jump on and enjoy. You need to build a relationship with it to get the best out of, so be very sure of your requirements.
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RD is like a lover grl, needs love and attention all the time. P220 should do for you.
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Ok so RD is out of the picture , now i am left with ZMA,P220 and a Comet.. but whats the scene for spares of Comet ?? anyone has anything to add on this ? I heard about TVS Tarus but no idea when its gonna be out..
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in mumbai, spares shoulnt be such a big issue which so many sbk dealers around. Fast moving items like clutch plates, pads etc are available, although not always off the shelf.
There is a Red comet, used 6500kms, with an after market exhaust, K&N filter, scratch less condition, for sale. Its in Pune. The guy has the original exhaust and the original filter with him.
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Depends what the Comet is selling for.
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Bunny any idea how much he is expecting for that ??
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donno. around 1.4 min i guess
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There is a Red comet, used 6500kms, with an after market exhaust, K&N filter, scratch less condition, for sale. Its in Pune. The guy has the original exhaust and the original filter with him.
would that be soulreaper's (RSA) comet?

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would that be soulreaper's (RSA) comet?

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i think he sold his comet long long time back.. and with all that stunting, his comet had a new look

this one is a gem of a piece, scratchless..used only on weekends for a ride here and there. around 18 months old, used for like 6500kms. Really a good piece. owner is looking at a big bike, with a budget of around 3.5 L and hence is selling it
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Get a 220/200 or a Karizma, only look at comet if you are looking to ride her in the weekends and that too not too much. Getting spares from Kinetic is tough; getting spares imported from SBK dealers for a comet is sheer madness especially with the time and money involved.
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I have P220. Its fun to drive machine. Big bike feel. Best handling among all the indian bikes. But when is it gonna launch, no one knows.
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