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Sorry guys, don't mean to bore you all here... but here's a few of the bikes I've owned...

My '98 ZX6R...


My '99 R6...


My '97 GSX-R600...


My '86 Ninja 600R and '95 ZX-6...


My first streetbike ever, an '82 Honda CB450T Hawk...


And my first motorcycle ever, a '77 Honda Z50R...


I've also owned several dirt bikes too...

And my latest and hopefully greatest, the '03 sexy redhead...


... which by the way looks slightly different now, I'll be posting some more newer pics once they're developed (no digital camera, still use the old fashioned "film" way... sigh)

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I have a bunch of toys. They are just at the dealer. I just decided I would only need 1 bike. So as a good gesture I let them keep them and sell'em.

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dj_dunzie, must've been nice to test out almost all of the different manufacturers for the supersports. Why didn't u ever own a honda? ever plan on it? i wouldn't;)

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jesus..i just can't afford all these toys....


here is my only current toy....



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Originally posted by silver_6r

dj_dunzie, must've been nice to test out almost all of the different manufacturers for the supersports. Why didn't u ever own a honda? ever plan on it? i wouldn't;)

--- '03 zx6r
Naw, you know, some people are big on Honda fit and finish. I have never seen a Honda that turned me on. I always thought that Honda fit and finish everybody bragged about seemed Katana-esque when you sat on them. The Gixxer, the R6, the 6R... all seem very RACY when you sit on them, with open cages at the front, almost crude like, but very RACY. The Honda seemed upright and, well, Katana-like. The way the air ducts ran over the frame and blended in with the fairing, the way the whole guage cluster seemed "polished" and closed-in. Some people bought the Hondas because of this... it's why I steered clear. The new RR is a step in the right direction, but still is too polished for my taste.

Again, to each their own. Maybe I'm the weird one...

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CDN... yup, you said it... hehe jk bro...

Andy... but if that's the toy you get, wow, nice toy right?

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DJ Dunzie, I have the red '03 also and have been looking for the seat cowling for a while now. Where did you find yours at?

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Originally posted by sgates

DJ Dunzie, I have the red '03 also and have been looking for the seat cowling for a while now. Where did you find yours at?

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If you bought an '03 from a dealer you should have gotten one with it along with the seat. That's how Kawasaki sells 'em. If they didn't give you the rear seat cowl, you NEED to go back to the dealer and raise all holy hell cuz they totally gipped you for not lettin you have it when you bought it.

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Yep, same with me. I got my cowl with the bike. They probably forgot to give it to you when you bought the bike, or they broke it or something, and were hoping you wouldn't ask about it! But, yes, I would be raising holy hell about not getting it with the bike.

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You will be surprised to know that some dealers dont even know that the new 6r came with a seat cowling. I was looking at the new bikes at the local dealer and asked one of the salesmen to put the cowling on so I could look at it "full effect" and he looked at me like I was stupid. I ended up getting the sales manager, who I know, to go look for the cowling. They all had the stupidest (if there is such a word) look in their faces. Just cause they work there don't mean they shit about bikes!!:D

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Sorry for the delay in responding...

But yeah... the bike comes with both in North America anyway... in Europe I understand you only get one or the other... but here you should have got both with the bike.

Hopefully your dealer isn't trying to pull a scam of some kind, but then I can't imagine you can make too much money selling solo seat cowls for bikes that COME with them.

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Well, that's a tough question for me right now since I have only had one ride in on the new 636 yet and of course the whole break-in thing. Winter sucks this year, normally I'm riding by now.

BUT, leaving the new bike out of things for now... I'd honestly say the '97 Suzuki. It was SO stable and yet handled sharper than the '98 ZX6R. Power sucked down low, but it had a fantastic top end rush. The '98 ZX6R was a great bike, was actually mint when I got rid of it. I really enjoyed both bikes. The R6 and I never really got along well. I found it twitchy and nervous, sharp in the corners, but never really confidence-inspiring. Plus, I HATED the fact that at full lock, the bars pinned your hands against the gas tank. Power didn't seem to be up any from the Suzuki, with the same kind of powerband, nothing until 9k then whoosh if you follow me.

Just a guess here, but I'm going to like the 636 best of all... ;)

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