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Offline mycousinvito

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S1000R to S1000RR
« on: July 12, 2018, 04:06:31 PM »
So I'm planning on trading in my 16 R (which i love) and picking up a 18 RR this winter.

Has anyone made the switch. or went the opposite direction. Curious to hear some input.

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Re: S1000R to S1000RR
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2018, 04:54:02 PM »
It is an idea I keep toying with, however I always change my mind when I actually go and sit on an RR again.

I think my days of riding true sportsbikes on the road may well be done now. The single R offers 90% of what the RR does, but in a much comfier package.

As a second bike purely for the track? Then absolutely it would be RR over R .... But then again it would probably be R1 over the RR if it ever did come down to that decision.

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Re: S1000R to S1000RR
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2018, 09:39:21 PM »
Just ended my love affair with sportsbikes, the modern super nakeds are better in every situation on the road accept 150+ down the bypass and that no longer interests me BUT if pushed to choose a sportsbike, it would be a Ducati, not the new V4 thou, I much prefer the V twin Panigale finale edition.

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Re: S1000R to S1000RR
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2018, 05:45:37 AM »
I went the other way (RR to R).

I wrote a post about the two: https://www.s1000r.co.uk/index.php/topic,6633.msg75792.html#msg75792
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Re: S1000R to S1000RR
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2018, 04:54:07 PM »
My main reason i am entertaining this is b/c ive been going to the track more and more. I definitly notice the flickability of the R in the twisties and i love it but..... now that i'm finding myself in more situtions going over 120mph (on the track).... the gearing and wind protection is noticable when compared to the RR.




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Re: S1000R to S1000RR
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Re: S1000R to S1000RR
« Reply #6 on: Yesterday at 04:29:19 PM »
*Originally Posted by Airsafari87 [+]
It is an idea I keep toying with, however I always change


my mind when I think of how good the bike is geared urban riding.

I suppose if I could have only one bike and wanted to do track days, then I would have to jettison the R in favor of a supersport. But then maybe it wouldn't be the double R. Maybe an R1m? or Panigale.
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