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Discussion in 'Other Bikes' started by Great Guy, Apr 7, 2019.

  1. Mattie660

    Mattie660 Elite Member

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    I hate the look of the breadbin under the bike but not keen on making too much more noise - they do not like it round here - it is just the way it is - glares - noisy motorbikes ! it is just the way it is here. ( I have actually been to court for a noisy exhaust !)

    Can it be painted black with any kind of spacial paint ? at least that might help to hide it

    The end can helps a little tiny bit.....

    Looking at the 2020 R1 - I bought mine now as I thought the new version would likely have to be Euro 5, so bought the last of the Euro 4. I can't think that Euro 5 is going to make anything better.

    Sounds ok, and a few pops and bangs on the overrun !

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  2. exuptoy

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    Not sure if paint would do it, maybe that VHT1 heat resistant stuff or go the whole hog and get it ceramic coated for a couple hundred quid. Look for camcoat or Zircotec (Avia speedshop in South Wales do the latter)
     
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  3. SimonRR

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    I just went for the decat, sounds better and amazing how much weight you save :D

    5.2kgs less with cat gone, which equals an extra 26bhp on power to weight ratio
     
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  4. Colum

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    Bike looks great. Sounds like an awesome trip to the TT. And thanks for the tyre feedback.
     
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  5. Wozza

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    Must admit I am swaying towards the new R1M.....problem is need a test ride on one...none available yet and maybe never as ltd run of them ....
     
  6. Mattie660

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    @Wozza

    The R1 M will likely sell out quite quickly. You might just have to make your choice fairly soon, yes or no. Personally the price would be a bit of a worry - a lot of money - but whether the bike is going to be "any good" is not a worry - that is the easy bit !

    Anyway, at the caff today - mine next to another stocker ...

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  7. exuptoy

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    Oh, the shame of it!

    :D
     
  8. Mattie660

    Mattie660 Elite Member

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    Mine's in front ...:D
     
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  9. Wozza

    Wozza Well-Known Member

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    That's a point I will get a ride booked in on the stock one then if I like that then it will make up my mind had a go on the lastest BMW ....don't believe the hype,,,,
     
  10. nigelrb

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    Nice bike. Much more subtle than the current Blades.
     

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