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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-11-2007, 09:19 PM Thread Starter
 
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What did you ride before the R1?

Just what the title says, what did you ride before the R1? I had a 00 R6, it was nice but I got it as a learning bike and because of my size decided to step up to the R1.
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post #2 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-11-2007, 10:42 PM
 
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learned on a ninja 250, played with an 02 R6, wifed a 06 R1
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post #3 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-12-2007, 09:35 AM
 
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First bike was an '81 Suzuki GS450S, stepped up to a '00 Suzuki SV650S, then '99 R6, finally my dream bike - '05 R1.
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post #4 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-12-2007, 10:46 AM Thread Starter
 
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I'm willing to bet that most of us are former R6 owners
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post #5 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-12-2007, 03:25 PM
 
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1- 92 Vfr400 - 1 year sold when I left Japan
2- 93 Cbr400 1 year sold when I left Japan
3- 94 Fzr600 1 year and crashed.....HARD
4- 98 Yzf600 1 year put 30,000 miles on her before some bitch backed over it
5- 03 Yzf600 1 year put 40,000 miles on her before I sold her
6- 04 Yzf R6 8 months, put 20,000 miles on her before I crashed
7- 06 Yzf R1 6 months, put 15,000 miles on before her destruction
8- 07 Yzf R1 2 weeks 2,000 miles on her...

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post #6 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-12-2007, 05:08 PM Thread Starter
 
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Just out of curiosity, what was the life span of these unfortunate bikes?
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post #7 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-12-2007, 05:50 PM
 
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edited just for you..ha..ha
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post #8 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-12-2007, 08:52 PM
 
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70(ish) honda 50
92-FZR 600
92- CBR F2
93- GSXR 600
95-ZX6R
97-YZF600
99-ZX7r
02 CBR 954
94 ZX9r 30,000 miles
00-R6 30,xxx miles
04 R1 12,000 miles
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post #9 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-13-2007, 12:34 AM
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Honda 50
Honda XR 80
Honda XL 185
RGV 250
GSXR 600
GSXR 750 * 2 ( 1st one got stolen )
Harley dyna glide
Yamy R6
Yamy R1
Ducati S4RS ( current ride )
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post #10 of 23 (permalink) Old 06-21-2007, 01:35 PM
 
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03 r6 then a 05 r6
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