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Old 24th March 2009, 15:29   #1
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Talking Suggestions for 600cc+ cruiser!

Hey guys,
My dad wants to get a cruiser with a comfortable riding position, he wants one thats above of 600cc atleast! he wants something thats peppy yet comfy to ride. Any suggestions, so i can begin the search, as i have no knowledge of cruisers. Also a rough idea of costing would also help.
Definitely not looking for the RE 500 or anyother single cyl.
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Old 24th March 2009, 15:33   #2
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You can get the official Suzuki Intruder.
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Old 24th March 2009, 15:58   #3
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hey straight6! thanks for the prompt reply, beautiful machine, its a little too expensive though, looking at something a little cheaper! wouldn't mind an imported second hand either, if i can find one!
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Old 24th March 2009, 16:05   #4
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If he is ok with Jap machines then lots of choices are there atleast in Bangalore Honda Sabre, Kawasaki Valcuns etc under 3L.
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Old 24th March 2009, 16:19   #5
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Make sure its got good papers though.
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Old 24th March 2009, 16:37   #6
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@Ajaybiz: under 3l!!?? if thats in good condition with clean papers thats really cheap!?? could you give me a few contacts or links of listings if you know of any?
@straight6: always my 1st query the only reason i don't own an RD though :(
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Old 24th March 2009, 19:36   #7
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If you have anyone in Bangy ask them to contact Joe over here, and these bikes are not new but with proper papers and duty paid.
Seen Honda VF1000F going for 2L that too in mint condition.
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The family's looking to expand the garage,eh? Good one!
You should be able to find something good in Delhi/ NCR,IMO. have you looked at the Honda Shadow 750? Pretty good bike,and very comfortable to use.
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Old 24th March 2009, 22:04   #9
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lol ! hey nitin i gues after getting him to buy the Comet, the biker in him has come alive again and he really wants to get into it now! He can't really get something too sporty at his age so he's decided he wants a cruiser! Nonetheless I'm enjoying it! Hehe.
@Ajay let me see if i can think of someone in bangy who Knows about bikes! hehe have some friends there but can't take their word on anything related to my next set of wheels! lol! Thanks buddy, will bother you again for contact details.
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speed consider the suzuki bandit the semi-cruiser i would call it that, its got a better seating posture for touring unlike the SBK posture, though not a cruiser might fit your bill, i am guessing they got a 300cc and a 600cc too.
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Try to look for a neat Honda Magna 750.
I got a ride on it once,what a machine it was and the exhaust note of the V4 engine was orgasmic
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Options for you to consider..
Yamaha V-Star Custom
Honda Shadow (heard a lot of good about this.. but over 600cc i guess)
Then, there's the Suzuki Boulevard.. peppy, hot, powerful. These are all like imported stuff, so another alternative is getting a Twin Spark Thunderbird right here, and putting in some of your own customization into it
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Go for the Tata Nano. 625cc LOL
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If your father is looking for a cruiser in specific I would urge you to look at 1000-1500 cc engines, the torque from one of those would make the whole Cruiser thing quite fun.

On a budget, lookout for a Honda Steed 600, these were supposedly very reliable bikes from the mid and late 90s. A good, well kept exampl should set you back by 2-2.25L odd.
Don't go by the pictures you may see online, the bike looks quite nice in person.

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Go for the Tata Nano. 625cc LOL
I was thinking that this morning. How soon before someone figures out how to plonk a used Nano engine in a motorcycle?
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