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Doble Motorcycles
  • KAWASAKI ZX-10R

  • £12,499
  • Year 2016 - 66 reg
  • 998cc  -  1,924 miles
  • Doble Motorcycles, Surrey
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There are some bikes on the market that come up once in a while that cannot be repeated and normally money can't buy... This could well be one of them... This rare opportunity is a James Hillier's TT Race Bike. With an awesome 3rd Place podium finish at the Isle of Man in 2016 in the Superstock class it remains in full Superstock specification.So if you're looking for a track ready machine without having to put in the hours, this could well be your best chance to do so. You might even have your sights set on the TT yourself. It has a Blueprinted engine producing 200 bhp at the rear wheel along with having a full race ECU.It features Ktech suspension set up for an 83kg rider. It has adjustable rear-sets and quick-shifter and full race plastics utilising the original fuel tank. The exhaust has been replaced with a full Scorpion race system and it comes with full braided lines all round.Just one further little detail that may or may not appeal, it still has all of the original TT sponsors graphics and even the TT scrutineering sticker for true authenticity.(Subject to a £49.00 vehicle preparation fee)Doble Motorcycles stock number 12490.

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Doble Motorcycles

86-92 & 103 Brighton Road, Coulsdon, CR5 2NG

http://www.doble.co.uk

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Doble Motorcycles is a long established family run business founded in 1967 by Mike Doble senior and late brother Chris Doble. It all started with just one shop no. 88 Brighton road selling one or two step through mopeds and motorcycle servicing. Chris managed the bike business while Mike set up a used car showroom across the road at 103, this also took off very well and thrived as the motor industry boomed. Time moved on and expansion was inevitable for the Motorcycle shop. Honda was increasing its model range rapidly with big sellers like the Superdream and CX500. The adjacent shop no. 90 was acquired and soon become filled with exciting new models. But again the market grew and the need to expand soon arrived. Seeming to take over one end of Coulsdon no. 86 was sought and another 50% increase in size took place. Honda's market share also grew to keep customers coming back time and time again. It became apparent that car sales were not able to keep pace with the two wheeled sales, so all resources were pooled together to once again double the business size to give huge choice and diversity to the customer. Doble Motorcycles Selling and specialising in the world's leading makes from day one has been Doble's biggest strength. Mike Doble Junior and Paul Styles now run the dealership along with Mike Doble Senior, Anne Doble, and a good enthusiastic and dedicated team who all love working with motorcycles. Dobles have been nominated Honda dealer of the year four times. The award is not just based on sales, but on product presentation and more importantly, all round customer care. This is something Dobles pride themselves on and a practise, which has earned them a reputation for service & reliability throughout their many years in Coulsdon.

KAWASAKI ZX-10R  (2016-on)
KAWASAKI ZX-10R (2016-on) 5 out of 5View full MCN ratings 4.5 out of 5View full owners' ratings

MCN overall review verdict: With linear, smooth, controlled power delivery and amazing mechanical grip, the most advanced traction control in class, the Kawasaki ZX-10R will give you security on the streets and huge thrills on the track. On the road, the bike looks and feels very similar to the 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R. The clocks are almost identical with the same horizontal rev counter. If you jumped from the 2011 bike to the 2016 bike there were no big initial surprises – it still felt like a ZX-10R. There were differences, however, the broader, taller screen and the huge radial Brembo master cylinder attached to the front brake lever, the bright red tops of the Showa BFF, and the lightly tweaked switchgear. The ZX-10R downs a shot and wants to party hard Once on the move the changes became even more obvious with the standard quickshifter making itself known immediately. The gearing felt very similar low down and there’s a little hesitation around 6000-7000rpm as reported on the initial launch, but after that the ZX-10R downs a shot and wants to party hard. There’s an obvious difference in performance above 7000rpm in second and third gear; the 2016 model is much livelier, the anti-wheelie and traction control working overtime to keep everything under control. It’s actually heavier than the 2011 bike, but feels lighter and turns easier, especially when rolling into corners at high speed. After riding both bikes for the first time, we thought the new bike was the lightest by some margin, and were amazed to find that this wasn’t the case at all. Town isn’t the ZX-10R’s natural habitat The new Showa suspension initially feels very firm, the first 20% of travel is rather harsh, like it’s running lots of preload; you really notice this at low speeds around town. But town isn’t the ZX-10R’s natural habitat, and once the Ninja gets the opportunity to stretch its legs, that firmness becomes sublime. Riding at between 60-120mph the suspension is in its element, and works better the harder you push it. Conditions were dry but still very cold, which is obviously not perfect but after our first UK road ride all the signs are positive. Even in the cold, tricky conditions, it was possible to have some fun and make the new ZX-10R dance. The big advantage over the 2011 bike is the electronics, including the cornering ABS which gives you a huge safety net. Yes, the ZX-10R still has close to 200bhp but the rider aids, electronics and cornering ABS allow you to explore and play with the bike in relative safety. The original ZX-10R was an animal, and some worried that the new bike would be even worse with an additional 40bhp. But the 200bhp electronic-laden 2016 ZX-10R with its excellent chassis and suspension feels much safer than its slap-happy forefather. This was the best ZX-10R yet, and the closest thing to the real WSB deal. What the changes meant On paper, the 2016 model is 0.16 seconds faster over a standing quarter mile than its predecessor, gets from 0-180mph around one second sooner and from 30-100mph about a second and a half quicker. That may sound trivial, but little things mean a lot. The 2011 ZX-10R wasn’t a bad bike, far from it. In many ways the 2016 bike wasn’t a massive step forward, but this was mainly because its predecessor was so good. It finished a credible fourth in our 1000s test in 2015 (when it was already four years old) and was third quickest around Jerez. But the 2016 bike had more power and torque, was measurably and visually quicker in the mid-range thanks to the new gearing, improved power and quickshifter. The handling felt lovely, a little firm at very slow speeds but it works in harmony with the chassis. Despite being heavier it actually felt lighter on fast direction changes and when rolling into fast corners; plus the electronics are bang up to date.

Running costs
Insurance group 17 of 17
Annual road tax £91
Annual service cost £260
Performance
Max power 207 bhp
Max torque 83 ft-lb
Top speed 186 mph
1/4-mile acceleration -
Average fuel consumption -
Tank range -
Quick specs
Engine size 998cc
Engine type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four
Frame type Twin spar, cast aluminium
Fuel capacity 17 litres
Seat height 835mm
Bike weight 205kg

Figures shown are for the standard model and so may differ from bike being sold

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1) return the motorcycle and not pay the Optional Final Repayment.. If the motorcycle has exceeded the maximum agreed mileage a charge for excess mileage will apply – in this example 6p per mile + VAT for any excess mileage up to 4,999 miles and 12p per mile + VAT for any excess mileage exceeding 4,999 miles If the motorcycle is in good condition (fair wear and tear accepted) and has not exceeded the maximum agreed mileage you will have nothing further to pay;
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