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Old April 19th @ 02:12 am   #1
beansbaxter's Avatar
From: Seattle, WA

Motorcycle: 2006 ZX-10R
Every machine has its pro's and con's, but it is very hard not to defend something that you have invested a lot of money and time into, because we have to justify our decisions and actions not just to others, but to ourselves.

Every time I talk to a fellow rider, I always ask them how do they like their motorcycle? I always follow up asking if there is anything they do not like about it. It is easy for all of us to play up the things we like about our bikes, yet there is typically something that is annoying, something that we think is ugly, that is less than perfect, or something we just dont like about our motorcycle.

So, I ask you, what do you not like about your motorcycle?

Remembering Gleno
Old April 19th @ 04:25 am   #2
SHWELL's Avatar
From: Deltona, Fl
The Busas brakes are very lacking IMO for such a heavy/powerful bike. This can be improved as with everything else, but it is my number one dislike.

And it is a bit heavy...
Old April 19th @ 06:30 am   #3
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From: Pax River, Maryland

Motorcycle: F-35
The one thing I dislike right now is it's in a box 6000 miles away from me

I can't say that there is anything I dislike about my gixx 1000. I actually made it a point to find another 04 after my last one got totaled.
Old April 19th @ 06:42 am   #4
Lost Sheep's Avatar
From: Las Vegas

Motorcycle: 06 1000 rr bone stock 01 F4I
Honda has rocks for seats
Old April 19th @ 09:19 am   #5
ars0n750's Avatar
From: Las Vegas, NV

Motorcycle: GSXR-750
shitty warrenty service with suzuki, other then that , love every fucking inch of my bike.
Old April 19th @ 09:31 am   #6
2upFZ1's Avatar
From: NLV - Lone Mt & Clayton

Motorcycle: 2002 Yamaha FZ1
I dislike the carbs on the 01-05. I have mine jetted perfectly (flat 14.7:1 mix from 2k-redline), but the cold weather starting has always been a pain.
I know that the new FZ1's are FI, but when the R1 went to FI, they should have done the same with the FZ1, same engine.
Old April 19th @ 12:36 pm   #7
mattyrides07's Avatar
From: (Home) Las Vegas; (Stationed) Alaska; (currently) East Paktika, Afghanistan

Motorcycle: (2) 1984 Matty-Legs (they're SUPER fast!)
All the broken fairing pieces, and all the misc scratches that occured this winter. I also wish that I didn't have to remain at 11-12 grand RPM to have great power response (maybe I should get a 1000...).
Old April 19th @ 02:49 pm   #8
vegaseric's Avatar
From: Las Vegas/Summerlin

Motorcycle: 2005 Suzuki Hayabusa LE/2007 Suzuki GSXR600/2000 Honda CBR600F4
Originally Posted by SHWELL
...And it is a bit heavy...
Old April 19th @ 03:14 pm   #9
MustMoto's Avatar
From: California

Motorcycle: Lots of Kawasakis
the little peices of paper with badge #'s on it that seem to stick to it.
Old April 19th @ 06:13 pm   #10
R3K's Avatar
From: Hendo

Motorcycle: GSX-R 1000 & RC51
Originally Posted by Lost Sheep
Honda has rocks for seats
+1!!!!! My RC Fitty-1 is NOT the business if you plan on being in the saddle for any length of time. I read that the 2007 CRB600RR has a MUCH improved seat that is comparable with the Yamaha and Suzuki seats.


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