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Old 12th February 2008, 23:57   #46
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now I heard that KTM and triumph dealers are offering test rides on new models in US, they keep a test ride bike for these purpose.
Yes almost all triumph dealers allow test rides. The Sprints are almost always available for test rides.
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I wonder why Honda has discontinued the Blackbird(in the US) and the F4i(in all other countries)now. Both very comfortable and practical bikes. Now they dont have anything like that in their line up. They havent even announced any replacement for them. Suzuki has just launched the GSX650F in that category and of course the Sprint ST from Triumph.
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With the 600s top speeds being in the range of about 250-260kmph, with speed limits being 100/120 in the US I doubt if you could really exploit the 1000 esp if you dont intend on going on a track.
A speed limit of 100/120 mph? The highest posted 'legal speed limit' is 80mph,in some parts of Texas. Some parts of Montana don't have speed limits,but 75mph is the maximum adviced limit.
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A speed limit of 100/120 mph? The highest posted 'legal speed limit' is 80mph,in some parts of Texas. Some parts of Montana don't have speed limits,but 75mph is the maximum adviced limit.
Ironwolf, I think even the 600 is WAY too much. Any car for that matter is way too much. Even the Chevy Aveo or Dodge Neon or some cheap small car. Speed limits like nitin suggests are only high in Texas and Montana (however the roads are so mountainous there that you could not drive as fast as you want).
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A speed limit of 100/120 mph? The highest posted 'legal speed limit' is 80mph,in some parts of Texas. Some parts of Montana don't have speed limits,but 75mph is the maximum adviced limit.
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Ironwolf, I think even the 600 is WAY too much. Any car for that matter is way too much. Even the Chevy Aveo or Dodge Neon or some cheap small car. Speed limits like nitin suggests are only high in Texas and Montana (however the roads are so mountainous there that you could not drive as fast as you want).
I was talking KMPH boys. I am in IndiYa we only talk kmph.

I was saying the top speed of the 600s are about 250kmph which itself is too much esp with tops speeds in the US strictly in the 100-120kmp range.

75mph *1.6 = 120kmph right?

In India on highways we do 160-180kmph on cars and whizz past the highway patrol. All they do is stare at the sky for their shift to get over.
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I was talking KMPH boys. I am in IndiYa we only talk kmph.

I was saying the top speed of the 600s are about 250kmph which itself is too much esp with tops speeds in the US strictly in the 100-120kmp range.

75mph *1.6 = 120kmph right?

In India on highways we do 160-180kmph on cars and whizz past the highway patrol. All they do is stare at the sky for their shift to get over.


Except for stickering , is there any technical difference between 2008 600RR and the 2008 600RR Hannspree editions.
Kindly enlighten
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Harish,
I really wish I was in the market for a new bike now. There are several overstock 2007 CBR1000RRs at steep discounted prices. Honda has a $2500 rebate on these 2007 and 2008 beauties. otdcyclesports.com had it for $7999 out the door. Basically brand new bikes that had a price tag of $13K OTD. you may be able to find similar deals. Year end is a good time to shop, but if you can snatch something from 2007 or 2008, recession may not be such a bad thing after all.Check out deals at a place close to me.
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Damn taking a rider course is expensive.
Lukcy me when I lived in PA state, if you are a resident of PA state you can take MSF for free and which I did.

@harish. I used to live in Dallas and I used to ride pretty much 10months a year.I have also done some trips from DAL to HOU on my Dyna.

I dont know much about sports bike but one thing for sure is that dont go for a 600cc as you'll outgrow that pretty thick/fast. Whenever a dealer says that 600 is good, those dealers(stealers) take a gamble bcoz usually riders outgrow their machine and you come for a bigger cc.
My .02$ get 1000cc and you'll learn with it and love it and live with it..

Stealers are bunch of bollocks, if you want a lesser cc why the hell they dont try to sell you a 250cc, its a big BS.Go with a bike that your heart and mind is set on.

Last but not least a higher cc is always nice as you can cruise around town and ride the hell outta it on a freeway
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Hey folks, if its a cruiser you are talking of , please go in for 1000cc+ , but if its a sports bike buy what you can handle and city ride is no consideration to decide 600 or 1000cc at all.
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