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post #1 of 22 Old 06-12-2006, 05:26 PM Thread Starter
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Sorry, but bikes are UGLY!

Well, after a long, hard spring roaming through showroom floors I've decided to wait till 07 for a new bike. I was leaning towards the Kawi but it would cost me at least 3 to 4 grand to get the bike looking the way I would like it. Ugly exhaust, uglier wheels and a nose that looks like it got punched in! Even the Suzuki, coming in first in some of the mags as the best and fastest (still winning all the races) has that ugly thing hanging off the side of it. I've just read that both Suzuki and Yamaha are coming out with new bikes for 07 and I'm sure Kawi will fix up the exhaust, steering damper, paint job and god knows what else next year. I just don't feel like buying something now only to sell it for something I'm really going to want next year. I wish to stay with Kawi, but they are going to have to come up with something more appealing next year to get my 11 or 12 grand. Enjoy the riding season fellas, I'll be back next year!

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sorry but for kawi........what you see on the showroom now is the same as what youll be seeing in 2007 but maybe a different color .......11 or 12 grand ,man get a new 10r here for 9900 and zx14 for 10,500!!
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I've gone to 3 dealers here in NJ. All want the $11100.00 plus $700 or so for freight and putting it together...then the $700 or so for tax. That's over $12000.00. I know on Ebay you can find some dealer that will ship one for less but I usually prefer knowing and dealing with a reputable dealer, if there is such a thing! I don't mind the money, just want to really LIKE the bike. They just aren't doing anything for me this year!

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post #5 of 22 Old 06-12-2006, 05:53 PM
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bsullivan ya gotta stick with what moves ya so if whats avail now doesn't then yea wait till somethin does. Had it not been for the 04 10r i may not have purchased a new bike as nothing else 'moved me' or better yet made my heart skip a beat kinda feelin.

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Sounds like your looking for more of a "looker". Why not by what you like most and customize it? No better way to get what you want then that. Just a thought

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hmmm maybe a Harley D then

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agreed on a leftover 05....they are still out there and can def get one for 8-8500. i bought mine in CT and I live in MA...and i dont plan on ever having to go to that dealershp again.

full ahead hard and fast....
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post #10 of 22 Old 06-12-2006, 07:20 PM
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i didn't buy my 10 for looks. if your looking for looks. try yamaha. if you want bike that run like gorilla on drugs. then 10 is your bike

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