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Here she is - new Z1000

Discussion in 'Showcase' at netrider.net.au started by Greydog, May 21, 2012.

  1. There's been some rumours floating around that [MENTION=30627]streetmaster[/MENTION] has a new bike..well he does - temporarily.

    He has assumed custody of my new ride - a 2012 Kawasaki Z1000 - until I come off restrictions and get to play. Picked her up last Saturday, and took her on the Sunday learner ride, where I hear she behaved herself beautifully (not that I got to see - Street's never in my line of vision on a ride *sigh*)

    Plus putting on some assorted bits (lowering link, bobbins, radiator guard, heated grips etc etc etc).

    I get to ride her as of end June. I wouldn't normally have bought her now, but the extra grand from Kawasaki during May was better in my pocket than theirs. At least I'm not tempted to try her now - she's in his garage for the duration.

    Streetmaster took some pics - mine is the orange and black one; the other one is his. They're "the twins".

    Thanks for taking such good care of her Street... (y)



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  2. That is one beautiful machine!! Good work Greydog!! Wish you great joy and much satisfaction riding some awesome roads!!
     
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  3. Nice choice Grey!

    Congrats!
     
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  4. very very nice greydog, you lucky girl.
    when do you get to ride it ?
    go'on just have a little tryout ride. we won't tell anyone.
     
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  5. It looks like a transformer that forgot what it was doing half way through :p
     
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  6. Very nice.

    Does the lightning bolt mean it goes faster than streetsmasters?
     
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  8. Sweet looking bike GD, I do have a soft spot for Kwaka's
     
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  9. Congrats Greydog. Really nice and I love the colour. Will you need to lower it much?
     
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  10. damn fine upgrade Mandy :)
     
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  11. MT1 - 29/6 is zero date (actually 28/6 on my licence, but I assume it ends at midnight, and I don't think Street would be too impressed if I showed up then LOL)

    Chef - don't be a smartarse LOL :) She's a big lump of girl (like me)

    HB - umm...no *sigh* dammit.

    DrewBytes - that's retail with the cash back. Who pays retail?

    Meags - should only be an inch or so. I can reach, but it'll be more stable holding her if I lower her slightly.
     
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  12. Nice one GD !!
     
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  13. Yeeeeew she's heaps pruuuudy
     
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  14. I love your bike, Greydog. That white/orange/black is my favourite Z1000 colour scheme. I was soooo close to buying one.
     
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  15. Nice one Greydog, congratulations on your new baby
     
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  16. Congrats GreyDog!

    She is lovely - you'd better get her back soon or Streety might go walkabout :D

    Really well done and a great choice! I'm sure she'll be good to you!
     
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  17. Wow Mandy, congratulations! Quite a step up from your vtr250, you don't need to be told but be careful with all that extra power! I really love the colour scheme.
     
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  18. The white/orange/black one is Streetmaster's 2010 version. I've always liked that one too, altho I prefer the black exhaust to the gold personally (Street doesn't agree!). However the orange/black really caught my eye when I first saw it - much nicer in the flesh than on the Kwaka website.

    ETA: Kernel - yes, I've been told! And told and told!
     
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  19. Woo Hoooo.....

    That's a MEAN looking machine. Congrats again. (y)
     
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  20. Very nice
     
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