D6Nutz's next bike

The news and your views about biking

D6Nutz's next bike

Postby Kwacky » 08 Apr 2017, 20:33

So with a £5k limit, what are we telling him to get?

1200 miles

http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/ ... PLE&page=1

not even run in
User avatar
Kwacky
 
Posts: 19674
Joined: 21 Oct 2013, 21:52
Location: Brum
Has thanked: 1309 times
Been thanked: 2692 times
Your Bike: 2014 z1000sx

Re: D6Nutz's next bike

Postby kingfixer » 08 Apr 2017, 20:41

Good shout
User avatar
kingfixer
 
Posts: 1334
Joined: 13 Mar 2014, 18:08
Has thanked: 220 times
Been thanked: 278 times
Your Bike: Ducati Multistrada touring S, 08 Fireblade track bike.03 Ducati 999s

Re: D6Nutz's next bike

Postby Itchy » 08 Apr 2017, 22:07

User avatar
Itchy
 
Posts: 1726
Joined: 12 Mar 2014, 00:17
Location: A galaxy far, far away...
Has thanked: 331 times
Been thanked: 496 times
Your Bike: Kawasaki Z1000

Re: D6Nutz's next bike

Postby rocket » 08 Apr 2017, 22:09

"80mph" sorry officer I possibly could not have done that I'm no Valentino Rossi.
User avatar
rocket
 
Posts: 1956
Joined: 21 May 2014, 20:12
Has thanked: 532 times
Been thanked: 489 times
Your Bike: zx10rrrrrrr

Re: D6Nutz's next bike

Postby kiwikrasher » 09 Apr 2017, 01:16

Happiness is not a destination. It is a way of life.
User avatar
kiwikrasher
 
Posts: 4079
Joined: 17 Mar 2014, 04:32
Location: Kurrajong Heights, NSW, Australia
Has thanked: 1285 times
Been thanked: 1177 times
Your Bike: '10 Multistrada, ZX10R Gen 2 track bike

Re: D6Nutz's next bike

Postby D6Nutz » 09 Apr 2017, 08:26

@itchy (facepalm)

@rocket (finger)

Sent from my A0001 using Tapatalk
You never really learn to swear until you learn to drive.

If everything seems under control, you're not going fast enough - Mario Andretti
User avatar
D6Nutz
 
Posts: 2907
Joined: 21 Oct 2013, 21:26
Has thanked: 120 times
Been thanked: 561 times
Your Bike: Aprilia RSV1000R / CBR600 Track Bike

Re: D6Nutz's next bike

Postby Itchy » 09 Apr 2017, 08:30

(lol)

For what it's worth, I like the idea of the Super Duke.
User avatar
Itchy
 
Posts: 1726
Joined: 12 Mar 2014, 00:17
Location: A galaxy far, far away...
Has thanked: 331 times
Been thanked: 496 times
Your Bike: Kawasaki Z1000

Re: D6Nutz's next bike

Postby C00kiemonster » 09 Apr 2017, 08:42

If your in the market for an RC8, i'm in the market to sell at some point....
User avatar
C00kiemonster
 
Posts: 3625
Joined: 22 Oct 2013, 07:11
Location: Froggie Land
Has thanked: 1038 times
Been thanked: 489 times
Your Bike: KTM RC8

Re: D6Nutz's next bike

Postby Blade » 09 Apr 2017, 08:56

Low miles and nice cans 8)

Look at this on eBay http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/332066141910
User avatar
Blade
 
Posts: 12318
Joined: 14 Mar 2014, 18:43
Location: North West
Has thanked: 1440 times
Been thanked: 1974 times
Your Bike: Kawasaki ZX10R

Re: D6Nutz's next bike

Postby D6Nutz » 09 Apr 2017, 09:24

C00kiemonster wrote:If your in the market for an RC8, i'm in the market to sell at some point....

I like the RC8 and I know how well yours has been looked after. One of the main reasons for change is the riding position. Anything more than an hour in the saddle is causing pains in my forearms, and a trapped nerve in my shoulder isn't helping much either.

I think it's time to give in to my body and get something a bit less sports focused.
You never really learn to swear until you learn to drive.

If everything seems under control, you're not going fast enough - Mario Andretti
User avatar
D6Nutz
 
Posts: 2907
Joined: 21 Oct 2013, 21:26
Has thanked: 120 times
Been thanked: 561 times
Your Bike: Aprilia RSV1000R / CBR600 Track Bike

Re: D6Nutz's next bike

Postby D6Nutz » 09 Apr 2017, 09:25

Blade wrote:Low miles and nice cans 8)

Look at this on eBay http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/332066141910

I've seen that. It does look nice.
You never really learn to swear until you learn to drive.

If everything seems under control, you're not going fast enough - Mario Andretti
User avatar
D6Nutz
 
Posts: 2907
Joined: 21 Oct 2013, 21:26
Has thanked: 120 times
Been thanked: 561 times
Your Bike: Aprilia RSV1000R / CBR600 Track Bike

Re: D6Nutz's next bike

Postby C00kiemonster » 09 Apr 2017, 10:17

D6Nutz wrote:
C00kiemonster wrote:If your in the market for an RC8, i'm in the market to sell at some point....

I like the RC8 and I know how well yours has been looked after. One of the main reasons for change is the riding position. Anything more than an hour in the saddle is causing pains in my forearms, and a trapped nerve in my shoulder isn't helping much either.

I think it's time to give in to my body and get something a bit less sports focused.


Not a problem sir - always worth asking.

I need a smaller capacity bike for the roads road here.

We are all getting older :@ (bear)
User avatar
C00kiemonster
 
Posts: 3625
Joined: 22 Oct 2013, 07:11
Location: Froggie Land
Has thanked: 1038 times
Been thanked: 489 times
Your Bike: KTM RC8

Re: D6Nutz's next bike

Postby kiwikrasher » 09 Apr 2017, 12:12

Get a Multi, still sporty as you'll need but a better riding position for us aging die hards
Happiness is not a destination. It is a way of life.
User avatar
kiwikrasher
 
Posts: 4079
Joined: 17 Mar 2014, 04:32
Location: Kurrajong Heights, NSW, Australia
Has thanked: 1285 times
Been thanked: 1177 times
Your Bike: '10 Multistrada, ZX10R Gen 2 track bike

Re: D6Nutz's next bike

Postby Blade » 09 Apr 2017, 14:33

Kiwi your not going to get a Multi for 5k mate although agree great choice.

The SuperDuke has plenty of poke and nutz likes vtwins but the biggest bonus for me would be the WP suspension as standard.

For the money I think you will find it hard to find beat a tidy used Super Duke in he naked class.
User avatar
Blade
 
Posts: 12318
Joined: 14 Mar 2014, 18:43
Location: North West
Has thanked: 1440 times
Been thanked: 1974 times
Your Bike: Kawasaki ZX10R

Re: D6Nutz's next bike

Postby D6Nutz » 09 Apr 2017, 15:25

I don't think a mutley is quite me, so far a 990 is looking like a strong contender. I want to try a street triple to see how they fell against a twin.

I'm going to see of I can get down and take this out for a test ride next weekend.
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/262915002456

It's a bit over budget, but hey you never know.
You never really learn to swear until you learn to drive.

If everything seems under control, you're not going fast enough - Mario Andretti
User avatar
D6Nutz
 
Posts: 2907
Joined: 21 Oct 2013, 21:26
Has thanked: 120 times
Been thanked: 561 times
Your Bike: Aprilia RSV1000R / CBR600 Track Bike

Re: D6Nutz's next bike

Postby D6Nutz » 09 Apr 2017, 18:15

So I like ^^ that one, but I really like this one http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/ ... ogcode=dsp

The problem is, the one I really like is two hours away, where as the other is only an hour away. I've got a pass for next weekend so should I bite the biscuit and do the 4 hour round trip or stay a bit more local and enjoy some time just blatting the bike round fun roads.....

The dealer in Cambridge also has a street, so I could try and blag back to back rides...
You never really learn to swear until you learn to drive.

If everything seems under control, you're not going fast enough - Mario Andretti
User avatar
D6Nutz
 
Posts: 2907
Joined: 21 Oct 2013, 21:26
Has thanked: 120 times
Been thanked: 561 times
Your Bike: Aprilia RSV1000R / CBR600 Track Bike

Re: D6Nutz's next bike

Postby D6Nutz » 09 Apr 2017, 18:30

And you have to laugh.. I just showed the pic of the black and white one to Mrs Nutz and what did she say ??????



It looks just like the one you've got now (facepalm) (facepalm) (facepalm) (facepalm)
You never really learn to swear until you learn to drive.

If everything seems under control, you're not going fast enough - Mario Andretti
User avatar
D6Nutz
 
Posts: 2907
Joined: 21 Oct 2013, 21:26
Has thanked: 120 times
Been thanked: 561 times
Your Bike: Aprilia RSV1000R / CBR600 Track Bike

Re: D6Nutz's next bike

Postby Blade » 09 Apr 2017, 19:15

Link doesn't work for me :S

But to answer the question. When I m shopping for a bike I m always prepared to travel nationally so a 2 hour ride would be a no brainer for the right bike.
User avatar
Blade
 
Posts: 12318
Joined: 14 Mar 2014, 18:43
Location: North West
Has thanked: 1440 times
Been thanked: 1974 times
Your Bike: Kawasaki ZX10R

Re: D6Nutz's next bike

Postby kingfixer » 10 Apr 2017, 08:22

User avatar
kingfixer
 
Posts: 1334
Joined: 13 Mar 2014, 18:08
Has thanked: 220 times
Been thanked: 278 times
Your Bike: Ducati Multistrada touring S, 08 Fireblade track bike.03 Ducati 999s

Re: D6Nutz's next bike

Postby duke63 » 10 Apr 2017, 11:02

User avatar
duke63
 
Posts: 6294
Joined: 22 Oct 2013, 07:34
Location: Staffordshire
Has thanked: 1266 times
Been thanked: 1366 times
Your Bike: Ducati 748 and Multistrada 1200

Next

Return to Biking Stuff

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests