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Best naked 1000cc + for under $10k...

Discussion in 'Bike Reviews, Questions and Suggestions' at netrider.net.au started by mr_sikma, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. Hey guys,

    Looking at some of the Kawasaki Z1000s but also looking at similar bikes to compare before I make up my mind...

    I've seen the Yamaha FZ1s and also Buell 1125s?



    Any feedback would be great :)

    Thanks
     
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  2. Tuono, SV1000, GSX1400, FJR1300, ZRX11/1200, Streetfightered ZZR1100... Might be able to pick up an older Speed Triple for that price...
     
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  3. The GSX1400 would be a good option and are available for under $9K readily.
    Another good choice would be the GSX1400.
    Of course, a GSX1400 would be a sound purchase as well.

    See, a plethora of options.
     
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  4. Surely should be able to pick up a late-model Bandit for that sort of coin, too.
     
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  5. Two for that price :) Good point though.
     
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  6. [​IMG]05/06 KTM Superduke...the end
     
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  7. Sorry I didn't really mention what use I wanted out of the bike...

    I'm kinda looking at more of a sports naked for a few commuting trips, as well as hills runs and the occasional track day!
     
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  8. All up this owes me a fiar bit less that 10K

    P1170171.

    In fact by the time i do rearsets, braided lines and a rear shock it will have cost me about 10K ;)

    I love the Superduke but your only going to get high mileage early models with 10K unless you get lucky.
     
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  9. The older Z1000's weren't that good. You should be able to get a low mileage CB1000R for the money you're looking at.
     
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  10. Is than an FZ? What year and model?
     
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  11. Are you talking the 03-04? I'm prob looking at the updated version of that which is the 06-09 model...

    The Z & CB are main competitors?
     
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  12. Try to find a used 10+ model Z and it is a much nicer bike all round than the CB1000r (based on my opinion/test rides).
     
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  13. Its an FZ1N, the first of the 2nd generation. Its a 2006 model. Yamaha have not really changed the bike since.

    I payed $8600 for her with 8500kms on the odo =D>

    More pictures ;)

    P1170116.

    P1160824.

    IMG_0632-1.

    I have a thread on her here https://netrider.net.au/forums/showthread.php?t=127436
     
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  14. After some bikesales investigation....it would seem you got a f**king bargain! =D>
     
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  15. They can be had even cheaper... like mine was!
    Same year, a, but purchased 18 months ago, with 7000km for a grand cheaper, and from a dealer.
     
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  16. Hells bells...for that money it'd nearly knock off a Street Triple for the next bike...
     
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  17. Theres plenty to be had out there for under 10k, and I've yet to drop 3k on a road-ready bike... mind you I also am willing to do work on them myself and don't buy from dealers usually.

    The FZ series with that lovely 20v engine are a real hoot, if you haven't had a testride it might be a good idea.

    - boingk
     
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  18. i just bought a 2007 ktm superduke with 9500km on the clock for $10,500 with titanium akras and was in perfect condition. never ridden in the rain. its a perfect hoon bike and loves to ride on one or no wheels.

    i suggest you do the same.

    if a budget option appeals more-so though, the first series of the yamaha fz1 is a very capable bike, but a little boring. but its a yamaha so you expect that ;)
     
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  19. LOL, I payed $8500 for my 08 GSX1400 and it only had 8200km on the clock. Let's hear it for the bargains!!!=D>
     
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