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    I wonder who did the dyno on that? The individual sure know his way around a dyno and understands AFR
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    Quote Originally Posted by Booster View Post
    Is there a website where you can get these graphs done? I would love to compare my bike to similar bikes.
    http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/motorcycle-reviews/

    They do not always have, but sometimes on comparative tests

    http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/2015/0...wins-shootout/
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    Quote Originally Posted by SandyN View Post
    Thanks Sandy. But it doesn't look like they featured my wheels. I'll double check tomorrow on the PC.

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    I've had both the 07 and the 09. Upgraded from the MT-07 to the MT-09 Tracer.
    Got the tracer because I wanted something a bit more comfortable and something more suited for longer distance than the '07.

    And then I ended up being away from home for about 7 months of the year so far, so I never got around to taking it anywhere other than a quick trip around the mountain and commuting.
    The Tracer has an amazing engine and I could fit panniers to it, but I just didn't have as much fun on it as compared to the 07. I think the Arrow exhaust I fitted to the 07 compared to the stock Tracer also made a difference.

    So I decided to trade it in and go back to a naked bike (love the nakeds)
    Stumbled across a delightful, easy-to-ride, sensible commuter...

    Commuter.jpg


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    Quote Originally Posted by WoodenSpoon View Post
    I've had both the 07 and the 09. Upgraded from the MT-07 to the MT-09 Tracer.
    Got the tracer because I wanted something a bit more comfortable and something more suited for longer distance than the '07.

    And then I ended up being away from home for about 7 months of the year so far, so I never got around to taking it anywhere other than a quick trip around the mountain and commuting.
    The Tracer has an amazing engine and I could fit panniers to it, but I just didn't have as much fun on it as compared to the 07. I think the Arrow exhaust I fitted to the 07 compared to the stock Tracer also made a difference.

    So I decided to trade it in and go back to a naked bike (love the nakeds)
    Stumbled across a delightful, easy-to-ride, sensible commuter...

    Commuter.jpg

    That looks like a B-king...... If so how is that a sensible commuter?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Biker mom's son View Post
    That looks like a B-king...... If so how is that a sensible commuter?
    Jealous much?

    I think its a perfect commuter....hehe
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    Quote Originally Posted by Daryldp View Post
    Jealous much?

    I think its a perfect commuter....hehe
    Yes I am jealous. I am allowed to be jealous. I want one, in fact, I NEED to have one!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Biker mom's son View Post
    That looks like a B-king...... If so how is that a sensible commuter?
    Lol

    Yip, 2008 B-King. It's feels easier to ride thru traffic than the Tracer. Feels narrower as well. As for sensible... it's sensible to have a bike that isn't under-powered, for that 'getting out of emergency situations' where power is needed (Not that I've ever had one of those) So a hayabusa engine must make it super sensible


    I didn't even know these existed until I stumbled across it while looking for other bikes. My first reaction was what they hell is this huge naked bike?
    Did a bunch of research, then took it for a spin. Think I got about 20 meters away from the bike shop before I had decided I needed it. Engine is beyond amazing. Smooth and super-easy to ride at commuting speeds. You can pull off in 3rd at idle if you want to ;) And if you do want to be a hooligan, it will do that as well. Tested it down the West Coast highway (with very little traffic of course). Limiter kicked in at an indicated 267.
    So ya... love it.

    Also whoever had it before me looked after it, it's in perfect condition.

    Now I just need to finish this job so I can get home and do some more....commuting...yes...commuting.

    (where's a breakfast run when you need it)

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    Quote Originally Posted by WoodenSpoon View Post
    Lol

    Yip, 2008 B-King. It's feels easier to ride thru traffic than the Tracer. Feels narrower as well. As for sensible... it's sensible to have a bike that isn't under-powered, for that 'getting out of emergency situations' where power is needed (Not that I've ever had one of those) So a hayabusa engine must make it super sensible


    I didn't even know these existed until I stumbled across it while looking for other bikes. My first reaction was what they hell is this huge naked bike?
    Did a bunch of research, then took it for a spin. Think I got about 20 meters away from the bike shop before I had decided I needed it. Engine is beyond amazing. Smooth and super-easy to ride at commuting speeds. You can pull off in 3rd at idle if you want to ;) And if you do want to be a hooligan, it will do that as well. Tested it down the West Coast highway (with very little traffic of course). Limiter kicked in at an indicated 267.
    So ya... love it.

    Also whoever had it before me looked after it, it's in perfect condition.

    Now I just need to finish this job so I can get home and do some more....commuting...yes...commuting.

    (where's a breakfast run when you need it)
    When the B-king launched I decided I need one. Obviously I could not afford one then and now they are rare. That is THE one bike that is at the top of my must have list. I will not leave this planet before I have owned one of the naked Busa beasts.

    I am incredibly jealous.
    you should hope that your B-king and I never meet or you will have to use a crowbar to pry me off it.

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    That B-King looks might impressive in person! I'd love to give it a spin one day. I have the baby B-King as its know. The GSR 600.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Biker mom's son View Post
    When the B-king launched I decided I need one. Obviously I could not afford one then and now they are rare. That is THE one bike that is at the top of my must have list. I will not leave this planet before I have owned one of the naked Busa beasts.

    I am incredibly jealous.
    you should hope that your B-king and I never meet or you will have to use a crowbar to pry me off it.
    (makes note to hide the b-king from Gautengers) :P
    I had no idea what a stupidly fun bike it is. Got very lucky finding it. Found it a bike shop, then had to wait about a month until I got time to take it for a test-ride. Sold.

    dammit, this is not helping with the home-sickness. Working late into December, and also out of the country, sucks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WoodenSpoon View Post
    (makes note to hide the b-king from Gautengers) :P
    I had no idea what a stupidly fun bike it is. Got very lucky finding it. Found it a bike shop, then had to wait about a month until I got time to take it for a test-ride. Sold.

    dammit, this is not helping with the home-sickness. Working late into December, and also out of the country, sucks.
    At least I get some sort of satisfaction with you not riding the beast

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    In the end I couldn't get the MT 07, but I did get this and I do not regret it for a moment

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    Nice!!! That looks very fun

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    Quote Originally Posted by Obliette View Post
    I know but none of their competitors give me that same warm feeling ....
    Yeah, and that tingle down below.
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    Hi,

    I just bought myself the MT 09 tracer and loving it for its versatility in daily commuting, fun over weekends and the odd road trip. I chose this bike over many different makes and models I test rode, and I will not look back ever!

    Which one did you end up getting?

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