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    I think I want a motorcycle

    They look so much easier to tweak and toy with than a big car.

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    So much faster too.

    But have fun in the snow and pouring rain.
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    Quote Originally Posted by YARDofSTUF
    They look so much easier to tweak and toy with than a big car.
    Crotchrocket or a crusier?

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    Hi YARDofSTUF


    Depends on what you buy YARDofSTUF.

    Harley, Japanese crotch rocket etc.

    Most Bikes are so much quicker than a Car stock you'll be amazed. Some of them are frighteninly fast you'll not want for more i can assure you.

    Try a Suzuki GSX1300R Hayabusa...

    Do a Google on it and you'll find it to have almost a 200 mph Top End and acceleration times that will seperate the Men from the Boys real quick. Awesome power.

    Like most things the cost of tweaking a Bike is expensive enough to do properly.

    Good luck

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    No crotchrochet, Something big and bad looking with a nice deep sound like a house just fell from the sky lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Loonatic
    So much faster too.

    But have fun in the snow and pouring rain.

    Well i'd drive it in the summer, wouldnt get rid of my altima or firebird.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YARDofSTUF
    No crotchrochet, Something big and bad looking with a nice deep sound like a house just fell from the sky lol
    How much do you want to spend on a bike? Harley's aren't cheap. Main reason I didn't buy one. If you want something reliable go with a Honda I have a Shadow 1100 liquid cooled, shaft drive. Runs perfect. If you want the deep rumbling sound, you can always buy an aftermarket exhaust system that will make it sound really nice.

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    I dont wnat a harely, Noevo's nick makes me think twice on them lol

    I dont think I'd get something new, for 3500 could a get a decent used bike?

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    Triumph Rocket III, biggest baddest there is so far (cruiser wise). Friggin 2294cc engine! 140 horsepower at 5750rpm's, and the big kicker is 147 ft/lbs at only 2500rpm's, thats some serious torque for a bike fella's. Its not nearly at the price you said, but its definately the king.

    For the price your stating, a cruiser isnt really going to be a good option because they are generally alot more expensive. You could get a good F3 with 3500, but as far as a cruiser youd be looking at a POS for that kinda money.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wee96
    http://motorcyclistonline.com/firstrides/122_0311_triumph03_z.jpg

    Triumph Rocket III, biggest baddest there is so far (cruiser wise). Friggin 2294cc engine! 140 horsepower at 5750rpm's, and the big kicker is 147 ft/lbs at only 2500rpm's, thats some serious torque for a bike fella's. Its not nearly at the price you said, but its definately the king.

    For the price your stating, a cruiser isnt really going to be a good option because they are generally alot more expensive. You could get a good F3 with 3500, but as far as a cruiser youd be looking at a POS for that kinda money.
    I dont even know what an f3 is unless its a big ass tornado behind me LOL

    I wouldnt want something that looks all plastic like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YARDofSTUF
    I dont even know what an f3 is unless its a big ass tornado behind me LOL

    I wouldnt want something that looks all plastic like.
    What about a naked sportbike? There are lots of good ones floating around, especially the SV650 (and S model shown here):



    Its a really good bike, and used ones can run around your price range, and its not too much of a bike for a beginner. The naked version is basically the same without that front fairing (plastic) on it, just has one big headlight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wee96
    What about a naked sportbike? There are lots of good ones floating around, especially the SV650 (and S model shown here):

    http://www.suzukicycles.com/images/P...0/SV650SK5.jpg

    Its a really good bike, and used ones can run around your price range, and its not too much of a bike for a beginner. The naked version is basically the same without that front fairing (plastic) on it, just has one big headlight.

    Doesnt look too bad, but the exhaust makes me worry what it would sound like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YARDofSTUF
    Doesnt look too bad, but the exhaust makes me worry what it would sound like.
    Its a vtwin, forgot to mention that, its not a high pitched scream like our nad rockets are Its a low roar, and the stock exhaust is actually very quiet. I think you'd love how it sounds though, its low and mean.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rivas

    That looks very plastic like LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by YARDofSTUF
    That looks very plastic like LOL
    did you compare it with that SV650 ? same plastic thing
    kawasaki ninja OWNS

    lets see what wee96 is gonna say about it
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    Quote Originally Posted by rivas
    did you compare it with that SV650 ? same plastic thing
    kawasaki ninja OWNS

    lets see what wee96 is gonna say about it

    Ninja's are great bikes, but they definately dont own haha. Their big beast is the ZX-12R, but its not the fastest.

    Suzuki still owns that, with the pure evil Hayabusa, the BUSA owns

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    Quote Originally Posted by rivas
    did you compare it with that SV650 ? same plastic thing
    kawasaki ninja OWNS

    lets see what wee96 is gonna say about it

    I was comparing it to a pic I googled of the suzuki that didnt have hte front plastic sheild thingy, plus the ninja has more of that platic crap in the front, I wanna see the engine damnit!

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    Quote Originally Posted by wee96
    Ninja's are great bikes, but they definately dont own haha. Their big beast is the ZX-12R, but its not the fastest.

    Suzuki still owns that, with the pure evil Hayabusa, the BUSA owns
    oh well you are the expert,not me
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