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Old 3rd April 2008, 21:19   #391
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Isn't that the same bike,straight6? Unless there's a touring version.
Like the touring model, the Concours 14. Or the Supersport model ZX14.
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I thought it was the same bike, ZX-14 being the Yank nomenclature while EU and Japan use ZZR1400.
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Yes even I think they both are the same bike.
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Isn't that the same bike,straight6? Unless there's a touring version.
Like the touring model, the Concours 14. Or the Supersport model ZX14.
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Yes, I was just being very specific. The American version does not get optional ABS.
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Yes, I was just being very specific. The American version does not get optional ABS.
Yeah,its becoming standard on most bikes now. Worth the extra penny,if I may say so.
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Yeah,its becoming standard on most bikes now. Worth the extra penny,if I may say so.
Europe always gets the better bikes, more options and ABS! I think all bikes should have ABS.
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Europe always gets the better bikes, more options and ABS! I think all bikes should have ABS.
No doubt about it.In a panic situation,ABS is the only thing that'll help a bike avoid skidding/tipping over,of course that combined with the rider's skills.
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No doubt about it.In a panic situation,ABS is the only thing that'll help a bike avoid skidding/tipping over,of course that combined with the rider's skills.
I always wanted to ride a bike with ABS. Whenever I do get a chance I'm going to put it to test . More than anywhere else you need it in INDIA!
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I always wanted to ride a bike with ABS. Whenever I do get a chance I'm going to put it to test . More than anywhere else you need it in INDIA!
Absolutely. Start off on the street, stand on the brakes 10 times thanks to autorickshaws/dogs/cows/crazy people,and presto!! Its the best thing to have. No point having a horn,as no one's going to take notice. Good brakes are the only thing to save your skin.

Makes me wonder,isn't it quite a pain to ride a SBK in roush hour traffic? The weight of the bike,combined with all the cross cross traffic. That doesn't quite sound like fun. An open road would be fun,though.
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Absolutely. Start off on the street, stand on the brakes 10 times thanks to autorickshaws/dogs/cows/crazy people,and presto!! Its the best thing to have. No point having a horn,as no one's going to take notice. Good brakes are the only thing to save your skin.

Makes me wonder,isn't it quite a pain to ride a SBK in roush hour traffic? The weight of the bike,combined with all the cross cross traffic. That doesn't quite sound like fun. An open road would be fun,though.
You better have strong legs, which I do thankfully because of squats and leg presses . Its a matter of getting used to it plus your patience levels!
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Here is a '99 CBR 900 RR.
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Now, isnt that kartik's old blade?

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And some more, most have been posted in the ride threads.
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Now, isnt that kartik's old blade?

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No, its Chirayu's old Blade. Its for sale now.
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Ouch..the guy riding the green Kwacker's wearing floaters? Bad idea!
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Ouch..the guy riding the green Kwacker's wearing floaters? Bad idea!
I was about to point that out. Forget about safety, but doesn't that make it hard to shift up? I'm guessing that is Rajesh.
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