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Old 10th April 2006, 14:20   #31
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manson that was an R1 so ported can get a 1000cc engine
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Old 10th April 2006, 14:28   #32
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@dippy are u sure it was an R1 because john has been gifted an R6 by yamaha
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wasn't he given an R6 sometime back . . got upgraded eh? hard luck ported . . .

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It is an R1 manson. Haven't you seen the photographs in the papers? And the damage is mostly cosmetic.
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no, don't read anything but teambhp

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Read the article on ET which claimed he was riding a Yamaha Hayabusa
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Read the article on ET which claimed he was riding a Yamaha Hayabusa
didn't they mention the NOS set-up (borrowed from his fazer obviously) on his bike was responsible for the accident? dhoom dhoom

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Well the news channels all mentioned he was riding a modified Yamaha bike

He rode an R6 only till the time he got the R1. His MT01 is also expected soon
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mention made about "yamaha hayabusa".

http://www.indiafm.com/news/2006/04/10/6971/

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This morning in one of the Bombay RAGS I read it was a Yamaha HAYABUSA.. so I guess the media along with INVENTING situations have now gone on to inventing VEHICLES...
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mention made about "yamaha hayabusa".

http://www.indiafm.com/news/2006/04/10/6971/
Yea..and that its a 1000cc Dhoom bike which can go at 350kmph.
Arn't Busa's 1300cc?
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Yea..and that its a 1000cc Dhoom bike which can go at 350kmph.
Arn't Busa's 1300cc?
Karthik, they were mentioning about yamaha hayabusa...
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mention made about "yamaha hayabusa".

http://www.indiafm.com/news/2006/04/10/6971/
Yamaha - Hayabusa .... Wake up INDIAFM.......
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They ve surely got a pr contract for John s bike, they seem more excited about his bike here.
Btw, forgot to mention this earlier, but he did knock down someone i know a couple of years back.

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http://www.newindpress.com/Newsitems...style&Topic=0&

Yamaha Hayabusa on Indian Express too. Seems to be a sort of press release that everyone's copied.
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