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Video: Used 600s challenge - track time

MCN's three £1500 600s head to Donington Park to take on a ZX-6R. Will any get near the Kawasaki? Or even get near Donington...     Find a used 600 in MCN bikes for sale Video: Used 600s challenge part 1 Watch the video to find out: brightcove.createExperiences(); Onboard shot using GoPro cameras - visit www.x-tremevideo.com

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Eldar

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Eldar says:

old v new

A good feature , well done I had a mint 95 cbr I got for £1400 and did track days at oulton park ,loved it ,ive not bought a new bike in the last ten years , why bother when you can get some really good used stuff for little money , and enjoy the satisfaction of tydying them up a bit yourself !

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nickyb65

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nickyb65 says:

Good Video

Just watched the Video at Donnington, nicely put together. Well done MCN!

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stu_sp2

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stu_sp2 says:

Steelie

Ive got a cbr 6 , of 95 vintage, track bike, its a really good tool, holds its own in the fast group, it gets itself round Oulton in the low 1.50's  so for an old 600 you cant complain, would i be any faster on a new one?? i doubt i would be...

Its going up for sale too!! so if anyones interested give us a shout!!

Full race fairings

Schitsu rev counter and temp gauge

520's chain conversion with Renthal sprockets

Maxton Rear shock with remote Pre-load ( all receipts )

Maxton Fork internals ( all receipts from Maxton )

Metzeler Racetecs

K&N

Cheers Stu.

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Nostrodamus

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Nostrodamus says:

Rubber rubber rubber

Is always the biggest influence on lap times. I'm sure if that brand spankers ZX6R was on Neeves' rubber it would been lapping over 2 mins too in those conditions.

A nice comparison challenge MCN.

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vfrade

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vfrade says:

Tyre equality a must

Why not in future comparison tests simply run all  bikes on the same rubber ? We learnt very little from this test as tyre issues spoilt the lap times completely. BSB, WSBK & MotoGP all use control tyres so from now on surely MCN must do the same - then we really learn which bike is best.

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alacika

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alacika says:

TREVOR!!!

i`d love to know where did you get a 1998 CBR600F-W for £1350.......????? now thats what i call bargain....even check MCN bikes for sale no way.....give me a hint! :))

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eatcs01

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eatcs01 says:

Tyre choice

It just goes to show, that unless you only ride on hot track days, then anything other than sports/touring tyres are a waste of money.

 

More grip, and a LONGER tyre life. I used to get 2500 miles from a rear Pirelli Dragon corsa on my Bandit 600.

On my ZZR600, a Pirelli Diablo STRADA lasts 5500 miles. They cost similar money, and I can still wear the pegs away :-)

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