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Yamaha Pow-Wow / YZF-R6 Street Bike
« on: October 26, 2016, 03:04:00 PM »
I'm street bike shopping and I'm looking for some real world reviews on the YZF-R6 Yamaha street bike. I'm most likely going to buy a used bike so I'd appreciate any info on the older models more than anything.

Here' what Yamaha writes on their website for the new model:

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Beauty - Technology - Speed - Meet the All-New 2017 YZF-R6
On track or street, the YZF-R6 was already one of the most advanced and successful super-sport machines ever built. For 2017, radical new styling wraps up an even more intelligent racing machine, complete with ABS brakes, new suspension and new electronic rider aids.

Unparalleled Racetrack Success
The Yamaha YZF-R6 has won more AMA middleweight races and championships than any other 600cc sportbike, making it the number one choice for amateur and professional racers alike.

Legendary R6 Handling
Already one of the most nimble machines in the supersport class, 2017 brings additional mass-centralization to the proven R6 package along with updated suspension, for improved front-end feedback and greater cornering confidence.

Thrilling Power and Control
With a class-leading, high-revving four-cylinder power-plant at its heart, the R6 already screams across the start/finish line ahead of the pack, but for 2017, the addition of traction control and D-Modes allow the rider to extract even more performance from the potent engine.

Let me know what you guys think on these bikes.

  • Is the YZF-R6 Reliable?
  • Is the YZF-R6 Seat Comfortable?
  • Is the YZF-R6 Loud?
  • How's the YZF-R6 Suspension?
  • Is the YZF-R6 Headlight Bright?

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Honda Pow-Wow / Honda CBR600RR Street Bike
« on: October 26, 2016, 02:45:23 PM »
I'm street bike shopping and I'm looking for some real world reviews on the CBR600RR Honda street bike. I'm most likely going to buy a used bike so I'd appreciate any info on the older models more than anything.

Here' what Honda writes on their website for the new model:

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The Honda CBR600RR is that machine. Proven on the track, it fits like a glove, and is as responsive and instinctive as snapping your fingers. Happy to cut fast laps on a track day, it’s comfortable enough to use as a weekday commuter or a weekend canyon bike.

 The chassis (an aluminum twin-spar design) is the basis of the CBR600RR’s laser-sharp handling. Brakes? You can choose between its conventional triple-disc setup or opt for a special version with Honda’s revolutionary Combined Anti-Lock Braking System (C-ABS), the first ever on a production Supersport motorcycle. The CBR600RR’s Combined Anti-Lock Braking System (C-ABS) is the first of its kind on a Supersport machine.

Let me know what you guys think on these bikes.

  • Is the CBR600RR Reliable?
  • Is the CBR600RR Seat Comfortable?
  • Is the CBR600RR Loud?
  • How's the CBR600RR Suspension?
  • Is the CBR600RR Headlight Bright?

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Suzuki Pow-Wow / GSX-R600 Suzuki Street Bike
« on: October 26, 2016, 02:43:09 PM »
I'm street bike shopping and I'm looking for some real world reviews on the GSX-R600 Suzuki street bike. I'm most likely going to buy a used bike so I'd appreciate any info on the older models more than anything.

Here' what Suzuki writes on their website for the new model:

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The Suzuki GSX-R600 is a class-leading sport bike worthy of its race-winning GSX-R heritage.  A compact, powerful 4-cylinder engine demonstrates the advanced race-proven technology of the GSX-R line when you hit the throttle and push it to red-line, while supremely refined suspension systems front and rear help provide precise, responsive handling. Wrapped in aerodynamic and lightweight bodywork that’s lifted from the race track, the GSX-R600 can not only win races, it can win envy.

Let me know what you guys think on these bikes.

  • Is the GSX-R600 Reliable?
  • Does the GSX-R600 Accelerate Fast?
  • Is the GSX-R600 Loud?
  • How's the GSX-R600 Suspension?
  • Is the GSX-R600 Headlight Bright?

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