I have a 6RR and I would prefer it to a 636 even if I were not going to race it. I like having a real 600 and I like the exclusivity. I also like the slipper clutch, the adjustable swingarm pivot, and the steering damper mount on the frame.
I have 2 comming ,1 is in and going to pick-up on fri. hope the other
is here soon. I will take an RR any day, so when I woop-up on other 600's they can't use the bigger motor thing. Akrapovic full adds 14.9 hp watch out 636's
...it eliminates the effects of "engine braking", sort of emulating a two-stroke motorcycle when you're downshifting approaching a turn. You know how on a four-stroke motorcycle when you roll off the throttle with the clutch out the bike slows, and on track can actually chatter and give choppy feedback under braking when downshifting hard? The slipper clutch helps eliminate that. Outside of the Aprilia high-end sportbikes, the new 6RR is the first production motorcycle to use it. Wow, huh? Kawasaki rules.
"Keep yer feet on the pegs and your right hand cranked."
seeing this information make me kida want to lean towards the 6RR. Mabey I will wait a year before I decide to get one and let the researchers at Kawasaki R&D work out all the bugs first then mabey kawai will have a newer look and different paint schems.
"If your not lent over you might as well be bent over!"
I was helping a friend get his 250, took a while etc. Anyhow I was checking out the new bikes. Dealer that sold us 250 said I can come back some time and he will let me take 6RR out for a test drive. Still not sure if I want to do it (and then deal with his "buy it now" BS) but it's tempting. IOU review if I do take the test drive.
Only reason to pick one up would be for racing or for "poser value". The slipper clutch and adjustable swingarm pivot won't be of much use on the steet. So that leaves you with a bike that has less torque and HP and costs more.
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