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Someone explain please - 2009 R1

Discussion in 'Bike Reviews, Questions and Suggestions' at netrider.net.au started by Takamii, Feb 3, 2010.

  1. So is this a standard colour scheme available in Australia -- as its not shown on the yamaha web site

    because me thinks its time to upgrade


     

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  2. I've definitely seen those getting around Melbourne.
     
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  3. The red frame was used last year, for 2010 model they went with a more subdued look and the frame is now black. Their website shows 2010 models - for once it's up to date :)
     
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  4. aha -- thank you people
     
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  5. I am very very seriously looking to update my r1 to a red frame 2009 model

    anyone want to share their experience about this model - good and bad
     
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  6. nothing to report, just get 1, nothing bad about them, 2nd highest selling bike in oz, 2nd to hyosung by 4 bikes rofl
     
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  7. Hyosung is the best seller ?

    talk about opposite ends of the scale
     
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  8. only because they are a cheap lams bikes, all about the dollar for 1st place, all about the quality in 2nd, whos on 3rd, whats on 4th
     
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  9. cheers Goz - appreciate the input

    I REALLY REALLY want a red frame 09

    now what to ask for my 16,000km pristine 99 with all the bling etc
     

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  10. to trade in, you would be really pushing hard to get $5500, private around $7500 HTH
     
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  11. HTH ? 7.5 is what I thought would be fair - not interested in trade in to seem them sticker it for 7500
     
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  12. HTH = hope that helps
     
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  13. It does Goz - and I appreciate your time and input
     
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  14. Low km original model in good nick... maybe keep it for collectable value? Coffee table ornament?
     
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  15. Really depends what state your in mate haha,

    If your in Vic i might have to buy it off you haha!

    What do you guys recon, FZR250 to FZR600 to R1?

    or am i missing something?!?! haha
     
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  16. My thought exactly... a couple of years down the track it might really be worth something. I'd keep it if at all possible.
     
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  17. Yeah I was thinking about keeping it as a collectors item but will it actually be considered a collectors item ?- seems all bikes devalue - no jap sports bikes go up in value at all that I have seen
     
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  18. 1600km per year? :eek:

    I'd sell it - it would take at least two to three decades before it's worth something as a vintage bike, and maybe not that much (remember, a 70s Bonneville, which has such broader desirability than this bike will have, only goes for $7-10k). In the meantime everything functional is going bad with age, no matter how well you store it.
     
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  19. I'd keep it and ride it... if you dont ride the current R1 whats the point of dropping 18k on a new one.

    or lend it to me and ill put some k's on it for you.
     
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  20. new one gives me a boner
     
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