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Adam Child  says:

Which used superbike for under £5000?

With the advent of electronics and near-200bhp power outputs, it's easy to forget just how good the sports bikes of 2005 were. They had huge power - up to around 160bhp - yet were tractable in the midrange, were designed to accomodate regular-sized human beings and didn't electronically slap your wrist if you pulled a cheeky wheelie. The best bit is...

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HOSBUSA

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HOSBUSA says:

Sub £5k ? 

Got to be a used Hayabusa ? Lower insurance group than the crotch rockets. More kudos and more fun. The finest motorcycle ever made. You can pick up a Gen2 Busa for that money if you shop around.

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daineser6racer

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 k5 gsxr 1000

sweet handling, sweet sounding missile

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Hedgeholer

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Hedgeholer says:

Price is relative

I know a lass who bought a brand new zero miles R1 at the end of the year from a Yamaha dealer for £6k in 2006.

And that wasn't unusual.

Rembering that, those prices seem suddenly less wonderful somehow.

 

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xxman2

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xxman2 says:

For smoothness, comfort and little or no maintenance, nothing beats the awesome CBR1100XX Blackbird.  If you've never owned or ridden one, you don't know what you're missing.

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