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Old 19th February 2014, 09:18   #16
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That must have been a lovely long ride with majority of it being on the Bangalore Highway

Can you throw some light on handling, ride quality and overall ability to keep pace with each other of all these 3 bikes? Would be interesting to know
The comparison most would want to read about (more now since now I see people surrounding the Super Low ).

Anyway it looks like the Super Low was able to stay in company during this long tour which is good to know(assume).
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That must have been a lovely long ride with majority of it being on the Bangalore Highway

Can you throw some light on handling, ride quality and overall ability to keep pace with each other of all these 3 bikes? Would be interesting to know
Ya it was one lovely ride,even the two lane road which is for around 130 kms is also good one,except for few bumps here and there. But the ghat is full of gravel everywhere so couldn't enjoy the ghats much

I wouldn't want to compare super low to the fz1&v4,to be simple it couldn't keep up with rest big time.
On fz1 i could keep rsv4 in my sight even on those long straight stretches,however on track it will be a different story with the rsv4 ripping the track apart

To give an example, on the 4 lane highway,whenever me n rsv4 used to stop for fuel/normal break,We have to wait at least 15 mins for the harley to arrive.

On the two-lane highway where we were easy on throttle, super low could keep up with us except on those long straights where we opened the throttle a little.

The biggest problem i have observed for super low is speed-breakers.It literally had to crawl over them, where as i would be happily going over without even thinking how to manoeuvre. Ground-Clearanace is pathetic.It looks as if rider is trying to push the bike over speed-breaker rather than riding it.No offence meant to anyone,but this is something which i have witnessed with my own eyes.

I dint feel like riding super low,so my opinion about super low is based purely on my observation and feedback from the owner.

To keep it simple, super low will be breathing lungs out to keep up with us.But since ours is a relaxed long ride,it dint bother us much!

But one which i must admit is,the super low with screaming eagles sounded nice and dominating and this particular super low had some custom paint job on it,which is too good!

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This is some lovely stuff harsha, seriously! 1150km in two days?! on the FZ! ..Waah
I'd still prefer the sweet sound of the I-4 over the V4. But on the contrary, how is the roll-down performance of the RSV4 compared to the FZ?
Thank you.
RSV4 is in a different league,this particular rsv4 has some performance mods too air filter,exhaust,ecu..etc.
Its very powerful compared to fz1 and like is said i have rsv4 in my sight for most of the time.
handling is like a proper super-sports which is any-day superior to rsv4.
If not for that aggressive riding postion,in every other way the v4 is superior to fz1.

same here,any day i prefer sound of i4 vs v4/twin, but this v4 with gpr has some crazy grunt and makes my fz1 feel muted

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The comparison most would want to read about (more now since now I see people surrounding the Super Low ).

Anyway it looks like the Super Low was able to stay in company during this long tour which is good to know(assume).
It is just a 15-20 mins gap,which wouldn't bother us much on these kind of long rides.
Like is said it is very unfair to compare a super low to any of these bikes or even to a n650.
But more than the ability to do speeds,its the GC of super low which poses a very difficult problem!


Hope i did a decent comparo!

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Couple of pics en-route to the horsey hills :

Story of my Fizzy Monster - The Yamaha FZ1-img_3228-1.jpg

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Few more pics at the one and only view point we have been to at horsley hills :

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Story of my Fizzy Monster - The Yamaha FZ1-img_3715-1.jpg

couple of random shots :

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Story of my Fizzy Monster - The Yamaha FZ1-img_3275-1.jpg


Frankly speaking there is nothing to see at horsley hills and we knew that before hand. We just had this urge to do little longer ride than our routine weekend runs,so decided to do horsley hills.The place was cool enough and to our luck when going horsley hills from hyderabad,the weather throughout was very friendly. It is a good place to spend a weekend if you are going with a group of friends and want to escape from the regular city chaos.Overall a weekend well spent

The APTDC resort there was decent enough, I would advise anyone who is planning to visit there to book rooms at least couple of days in advance,online booking facility is available.

Waiting for an another long-ride

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Hi,
Harsha is was nice chatting with you.
Awesome pictures of your ride.
160 bhp is amazing man

See you around with your ride.
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The RSV4 vs the FZ1 is a no fight.

If there has to be a fair comparison, it has to be Tuono vs the FZ1.
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Hi,
Harsha is was nice chatting with you.
Awesome pictures of your ride.

See you around with your ride.
Thank you very much
All credits to my friends for those pics.


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The RSV4 vs the FZ1 is a no fight.

If there has to be a fair comparison, it has to be Tuono vs the FZ1.
Naked/supersports has its own set of advantages and dis-advantages. It isn't fair comparing both of them even though the Engine capacity(CC) is same

Even tuono vs fz1 wouldn't be a fair fight,especially considering that Tuono is almost twice pricier than fz1.

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Thank you very much
All credits to my friends for those pics.




Naked/supersports has its own set of advantages and dis-advantages. It isn't fair comparing both of them even though the Engine capacity(CC) is same

Even tuono vs fz1 wouldn't be a fair fight,especially considering that Tuono is almost twice pricier than fz1.

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Well the R1 takes on the RSV4, so the FZ1 vs the Tuono is a very fair fight IMHO.
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Well the R1 takes on the RSV4, so the FZ1 vs the Tuono is a very fair fight IMHO.
hey, i dint exactly understand what you mean by "FZ1 vs tuono". If you meant track timings/0-100/top speed...etc then ya, may be we can compare.

When i said it isn't a fair fight, i considered the price as well and that opinion is as a buyer who is in market for decent litre bike. cheers!
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It has been a while since i have updated the thread!

Havent ridden much since the last trip to horsley hills except for short early morning city rides, which are fun in its own way and one trip to my hometown (300 kms round trip).

Finally decided to hit the highway and within no time 4 of my friends gave confirmation.So finally me on FZ1,a friend of mine on his ninja250 and 3 bonneville's ( including Mod Avi on his "black bruiser") decided ride on NH9 towards vijayawada have breakfast and return at the earliest to avoid the scorching heat!

Started at 6:30 in the morning and returned home by 10:30 covering a distance of nearly 160kms.I must say its a good start to weekend

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HM, It was a pleasure to ride with you this morning.

You got a lovely bike and I totally loved the sound

Next ride to Malgudi Village on NH7? Done?
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It has been a while since i have updated the thread!
Sorry to wish you late, saw the pictures and boy-o-boy what a bike! Nice pictures too of the rides you went.

How many keep saying "This is a mod'ed FZ16 with fatter tyres!?"

Congrats! Hope to meet you and the Fizzy soon!

Anurag.

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How many keep saying "This is a mod'ed FZ16 with fairing and fatter tyres!?"
Till he drops a couple of gears & goes into WOT mode.

Monsoons are coming and can't wait to see the rain rides. Your fetching the bike from Bombay to here (& its pictures) still cloud my memory.
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Couple of updates from my side :

1. SENA SMH10 bluetooth intercom:
Would you please update if the voice clarity is good at speeds in excess of 120+?

Also, do you think it has enough bass while listening to the music?

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HM, It was a pleasure to ride with you this morning.

You got a lovely bike and I totally loved the sound

Next ride to Malgudi Village on NH7? Done?
Thanks a lot avi,was nice riding with you too.

Always ready for a ride to malgudi,those long sweeping corners never fail to disappoint me .

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Sorry to wish you late, saw the pictures and boy-o-boy what a bike! Nice pictures too of the rides you went.

How many keep saying "This is a mod'ed FZ16 with fatter tyres!?"

Congrats! Hope to meet you and the Fizzy soon!

Anurag.
Thank you very much anurag.

Regarding the "mod'ed FZ16" thing.Surprisingly none asked me this question,thanks to its size(compared to FZ16) and more importantly the noise it makes

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Till he drops a couple of gears & goes into WOT mode.

Monsoons are coming and can't wait to see the rain rides. Your fetching the bike from Bombay to here (& its pictures) still cloud my memory.
That mumbai - hydearabad ride via lonavala in monsoons is a very special and memorable ride for me.

I am eagerly waiting for monsoons this time, can wait to see FZ getting muddy and posing in greens

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Would you please update if the voice clarity is good at speeds in excess of 120+?

Also, do you think it has enough bass while listening to the music?
Voice clarity is where it excels, amazing clarity for the calls as well as on intercom mode.The person on the other side of call couldn't even realise that you are riding at decent speed.

To be frank, the bass is not enough!
If you are open to earphones,they are any day better than these w.r.t bass,however the clarity and volume are more than enough!

Overall i am totally happy with my purchase of SMH-10!

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Thanks a lot avi,was nice riding with you too.



To be frank, the bass is not enough!

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Thanks Harsha.

Do you think we have a bluetooth headset which can take care of both music with bass and sound clarity?

Any advice would be appreciated.

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