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Latest Kaw to grab my eye

87kawzl Aug 7, 2018

  1. 87kawzl

    87kawzl Well-Known Member

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  2. furchin

    furchin ZL-OA Co-owner Staff Member Administrator Super Moderator Supporting Member

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    Hmmmm, not bad:thumbsup:
     
  3. Ducky Dog

    Ducky Dog Active Member

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    those be cool bikes those Z900rs's
    I have noticed many up for sale used
    I have been drooling on the 2003/06 Z1000
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  4. Trojan441

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    I don't like the front end on most modern bikes, looks like a "swatted insect face", some of the rear/back ends aren't that good either!
     
  5. Ducky Dog

    Ducky Dog Active Member

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    I think they went overboard with the naked bike styling
    but that 03 - 06 Z1000 looks to be the best looking years
     
  6. MikeC

    MikeC Senior Member

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    That is nice!
     
  7. 87kawzl

    87kawzl Well-Known Member

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    They are a fair bit more $ than the yamaha 900, there would have to be some serious consideration to the triple.
     
  8. paulfun

    paulfun "King Of The 1/4mi (Internally Stock)"

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    I like the retro Z900RS and the cafe model.

    For the others, just as I have told everyone of my friends. If you pull into my driveway with one of those things that are trying to do a dearth Vader, transformer like imitation or a Harley, I will shoot it and put it out of its misery! Then use my back hoe to dig a hole and bury it.

    Sorry but this modern styling isn’t style to me.
     
  9. 87kawzl

    87kawzl Well-Known Member

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    This XSR900 is the one that specs out close to the RS. 5 more hp and $1500-$2000 cheaper than the kaw depending on se or cafe edition. The new Honda is $1000 more than the kaw but comes in at 145hp, they started to get away from the wasp look but didn't go too retro on that.

    The kaw is the best looking of the bunch and hp wars don't mean much on this style bike but it is refreshing to see a choice that does not include an ugly headlight and ass in the air stinger rear end.
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  10. Trojan441

    Trojan441 Active Member

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    Most modern bike styling sucks!
     
  11. prfixer

    prfixer Senior Member Supporting Member

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    Just bought this yesterday-
     

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  12. 87kawzl

    87kawzl Well-Known Member

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    Nice Connie! What year?
    I am considering a sport tour but I'm short and they seem a bit much for a dd/commuter.

    Surely Kaw can build a ujm with the connie powerplant. Something long and low with a round headlamp.
     
  13. markus56

    markus56 ZL-OA Co-owner Staff Member Administrator Super Moderator Supporting Member

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    Congrats Dave.....great score!
     
  14. prfixer

    prfixer Senior Member Supporting Member

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    That would be a ZL1400!
     
  15. 87kawzl

    87kawzl Well-Known Member

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    Exactly! Only if they style it correctly.

    Brandy new! Awesome, enjoy.
     
  16. prfixer

    prfixer Senior Member Supporting Member

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    Anybody guess what my last brand new bike was?
     
  17. Ducky Dog

    Ducky Dog Active Member

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    ZL900
     
  18. prfixer

    prfixer Senior Member Supporting Member

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    We have a winner!
     
  19. 87kawzl

    87kawzl Well-Known Member

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    May the new one provide you with over 30 years of service like your last bike did!
     
  20. markus56

    markus56 ZL-OA Co-owner Staff Member Administrator Super Moderator Supporting Member

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    Ditto
     

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