Carole Nash is a trading style of Carole Nash Insurance Consultants Ltd. But handling is so good it feels like a much smaller bike. Overall out of 10 I would given it a 7. I bought this bike as a toy, but it is quick, comfortable, economical and reliable. Seriously soft and with no adjustment, they bottom with a dramatic clunk under heavy braking. Enough horsepower to fling you forward in an overtaking manouver - and then some! Owner and Founder of Total Motorcycle.
By continuing to use this website you are giving consent for cookies to be used. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 98. Great looker, great ride, great motorcycle. I then added some new, adjustable rear shocks from Gazi, which replaced the leaking factory items. What can i say, compared to the old girl, this is a controllable weapon to say the least.
Good luck and have a wonderful day. Also check out our at Bikez. Great value - a lot bang for bucks 6. The twin discs up front pulls this baby up instantly. Yamaha own Öhlins the company and fitting their gear is a good marketing move because it's ultra-cred.
Reliability also a strong point - I have not had any issues at all with this machine when doing 2up touring and loaded up. This bike is so easy to work on l do all the servicing work myself. I got mine second hand on a recommendation from a mate of mine. This can be good fun in the dry, but in the wet. Following a car out of a small roundabout at 30mph with the road free of oncoming traffic, I instinctively checked my mirror, brushed the indicator button and wound back the throttle. On a couple of overtaking situations, I had to twist the throttle.
The quantity specified is the amount we recommend you purchase to be able to fit the parts correctly. Calls may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes. Stick standard pipes are too quite 8. What matters is how they grunt and how they look. They supplied a front sprocket with an extra tooth which dropped the revs at 100kph around 500-750 rpm from memory Not sure if they're still around but worth investigating Cheers What an awesome motorcycle. Buying a bike begins at Bikez! Dry weight was now down to 222kg.
Only internal work I ever did was th shims. This offered fancy paint, a different seat and Öhlins rear suspension. Find one before they totally disappear. Good luck and have a nice day. Fuel line pinched or kinked.
Anyway, I loved riding it around for a few weeks, especially with some nice carbon cans, 4 degree ignition advance and iridium plugs. General disclaimer: All third party trademarks, images and copyrights on this page are used for the purpose of comparative advertising, criticism or review. Good luck and have a nice day. Fuel cap or fuel tank is not venting properly. Its steering, light throttle and clutch, short-throw gearbox and responsive engine make it feel more nimble than it is. Your fellow riders will value your rating of this bike. It was completed by Sam down at Colourfuel in Caringbah.
But so glad I did. It pulls hard lovely but could do with a 6th gear but cruises effortlessly at 110 kph. Other detail changes for 2004 included multi-function instrumentation featuring a new electronic speedo, as well as modified mufflers and a new immobiliser-equipped ignition switch. I've ridden bikes for over 35 years, all makes and models of sport bikes etc. The front wheel is raked out almost to custom bike dimensions, so turning the bike at standstill and walking pace needs massive countersteer on the bars. Good luck and have a nice day.
I knew I wanted it after the first 500m of the test ride. They all have such instantly recognisable colour schemes, people know and love them, and I do too. The bike has only done about 2500 kays since new and is stock and emaculate and i will keep it that way. Sounds, looks and feels amazing! I don't know what exactly but I loved the chrome clocks or the retro styling, it was smooth beyond belief and the pwr was linier and just perfect, felt like I was dreaming and could not believe how much I loved the experience. If only Yamaha can keep the price under £7,000. In 2007, the bike got much-revised fuel injection and new cam profiling.