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Old 9th May 2008, 11:23   #556
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manishasrani: Nice, thanks. Correct me if I'm wrong but one is an FZR, the red one in the middle- a CBR? And I've no clue what the red extreme left goes by. I've an instinct it isn't an inline 4 but could be red-faced kind of mistaken.

Nice to have you back posting exotic pics to educate and titillate the public.
The one on the extreme left is the ZX-12R. The other other two are the CBR 600 F4i & the FZR 1000.
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The one on the extreme left is the ZX-12R. The other other two are the CBR 600 F4i & the FZR 1000.

Oh, thanks so much. I'd never have guessed it was a ZX 12R. Ever ridden one? I hear they are wild.
A buddy has offered to let me ride his ZX 1400 R (or something) but I've fought the urge so far. However, it's about to be sold so it's my last chance.
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Oh, thanks so much. I'd never have guessed it was a ZX 12R. Ever ridden one? I hear they are wild.
A buddy has offered to let me ride his ZX 1400 R (or something) but I've fought the urge so far. However, it's about to be sold so it's my last chance.
I haven't ridden one but have been a pillion on a '04 and damn that thing is insane! The wheels spin in 3rd as well and probably in 4th but we never got to 4th.

It must either be a ZX-14 (US spec & no "R" after it) or it could be the ZZR 1400 (Europe & Australia spec). You should ride it and get the feel of it. Its very comfortable.
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I'll have a fun time the next few weeks. The temp is inching close to 92F,and by next month it'll be a 100F.
As long as its sunny..I'll get to ride!
Have fun, mate. Ride safe. Did you say CA?

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I haven't ridden one but have been a pillion on a '04 and damn that thing is insane! The wheels spin in 3rd as well and probably in 4th but we never got to 4th.

It must either be a ZX-14 (US spec & no "R" after it) or it could be the ZZR 1400 (Europe & Australia spec). You should ride it and get the feel of it. Its very comfortable.
I wouldn't ride pillion behind Wayne Rainey (or whoever the current hotshot rider is) if you paid me. Dead scared of putting myself in someone else's hands even though I ride like a lunatic myself.

My pal's bike says 1400, has 2 silencers one per side, and has 4 smallish circular headlights in individual nacelles. He says it's a sports tourer. Sorry, I'm not too good at the monickers.
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one pic from the front of a zzr1400.
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one pic from the front of a zzr1400.
manishasrani: Thanks, mate. I can't tell if it's similar to my friend's bike, but thanks.
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Have fun, mate. Ride safe. Did you say CA?

My pal's bike says 1400, has 2 silencers one per side, and has 4 smallish circular headlights in individual nacelles. He says it's a sports tourer. Sorry, I'm not too good at the monickers.
Make that Texas,Rajeev. Houston,to be precise.

The ZZR1400 is a huge bike! Saw one stand right next to an '08 Busa,and from some angles I felt the Kwacker looked bigger.
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Make that Texas,Rajeev. Houston,to be precise.

The ZZR1400 is a huge bike! Saw one stand right next to an '08 Busa,and from some angles I felt the Kwacker looked bigger.
It is man ... its a big a bulky baloonish isnt it?
Btw do you know that a ZX14R ( same bike) actually feels lighter than a busa. It may not be in numbers but the feel definitely is!
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It is man ... its a big a bulky baloonish isnt it?
Btw do you know that a ZX14R ( same bike) actually feels lighter than a busa. It may not be in numbers but the feel definitely is!
Bhupi,they actually weigh the same- 485lbs on an empty tank.
Baloonish is a good way to describe the ZX14R..
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Make that Texas,Rajeev. Houston,to be precise.

The ZZR1400 is a huge bike! Saw one stand right next to an '08 Busa,and from some angles I felt the Kwacker looked bigger.
Call me dumb, Sir. Missed that alongside your handle. Oops.
All my ex's live in Texas, know the song?

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It is man ... its a big a bulky baloonish isnt it?
Btw do you know that a ZX14R ( same bike) actually feels lighter than a busa. It may not be in numbers but the feel definitely is!
Balloon? Right. Starship? More like it. Huge, intimidating kind of machine, and my buddy's is black so looks as menacing as Mafia wheels.

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Bhupi,they actually weigh the same- 485lbs on an empty tank.
Baloonish is a good way to describe the ZX14R..
In his opinion, the power's great but getting it down in usable format is compromised by her sheer bulk. That's the reason he's 'downgrading' to a litre bike, and far as I can recall he's staying loyal to Kwacker.
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Call me dumb, Sir. Missed that alongside your handle. Oops.
All my ex's live in Texas, know the song?
haha..i knew you'd come up with something on the lines of music. George Strait on this one?
Funny thing,I've been humming this song since y'day.
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haha..i knew you'd come up with something on the lines of music. George Strait on this one?
Funny thing,I've been humming this song since y'day.
Yes, think it was Strait. I love some of that country music. Ex-Texan cousin once brought me a heap and that's when I flipped for it. That was 18 years ago. I had been exposed to the genre much before that but not a spectrum exposure, just random songs/artists that trickled into our tweeters. Oxymoronic, isn't it? Live in this country and lap up their music. That explains why they thrive on our R Shankar etc. I suppose.

Do you know acky breaky heart? Popular around 20 years ago.
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Yes, think it was Strait. I love some of that country music. Ex-Texan cousin once brought me a heap and that's when I flipped for it. That was 18 years ago. I had been exposed to the genre much before that but not a spectrum exposure, just random songs/artists that trickled into our tweeters. Oxymoronic, isn't it? Live in this country and lap up their music. That explains why they thrive on our R Shankar etc. I suppose.

Do you know acky breaky heart? Popular around 20 years ago.
Billy ray Cyrus? Think I might have that song on some old CD.

I just saw this guy on a HD sportster make a sharp turn,and scrap the sides of the exhaust.. sad sight!!!
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Billy ray Cyrus? Think I might have that song on some old CD.

I just saw this guy on a HD sportster make a sharp turn,and scrap the sides of the exhaust.. sad sight!!!
Its a harley dude
Harley's - they can't make no power so they make a lotta noise !
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