Any other Kiwis out there?

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  1. Hopsterman

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    Any other Kiwis out there?
     
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    yo dude

    yes there are other kiwis out here , im in auckland , just thinking about doing the vfr thing , they seem such a cool all rounder but im still a little concerned about the weight thing ......what do you think ????
     
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    Doesnt feel heavy

    It actually feels quite light and nimble - and 108hp is nothing to be ashamed of.

    Plenty of torque.

    Its the right bike for me. Im planning to do a few miles.

    If your after a rocketship - and maximum time in seat of 1 hour or so - try an R6 or CBR600 or GSXR600 or any of the same in the 1 litre league.

    If you wanna do some miles - VFR is your bike.
     
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    Another Aucklander!
    Just joined the site.
     
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    Hey Swoop, you need your avatar on the back of the VFR when dicing with the cagers.:scared:
     
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    He he! A good idea. It might also divert them from looking at the plate if I have had to perform a mirrorectomy on their cage!:lever:
     
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    Another Kiwi

    I'm in Katikati (30K's north of Tauranga for those of you geographically challenged). Just got a 99 5th Gen (red) from GP Honda in the Mount. Also got 2 more waiting in the US to collect next year after our 2007 trip. Got the VFR bug real bad.
     
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    Yip. A Kiwi too. Presently located in Vancouver Canada.
     
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    And another Kiwi.
    I live 25ks from Tauranga, bay of plenty.I have a 700 interceptor.Brought one new in 87 and 6 months ago aquired a 1 owner copy in mint condition from the same year. Excellent fun around the Rotorua lakes and the winding roads around where I live.Love it.
    ""Have fun and stay happy.""
     
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    And yet another Kiwi.
    Hastings, Hawkes' Bay
    Have recently purchased a 2006 VFR - loving it!
     
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    I'm also in Hastings. I have a blue 05.
     
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    Hi Mr X have to touch base some time, like to hear your views
    on the VFR
    Cheers
    Delta Bravo
     
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    Give me a bell on 021 270 3466 sometime. I have only had the bike for a month, so my views won't be much more informed than yours though.
     
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    hi well i have just traded my firestorm on a new vfr . so cool and smooth .should have had one years ago . weather protection is great .think honda make the best bikes .
     
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    I just joined the site. as I just got a NC24. its a sweet bike. im in east auckland
     
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    Hi all, another Kiwi... been in Perth since 2002 but wanting to come "home". Ride a red 2002 VFR 800 ... the first thing we bought when we got here! Originally from Tauranga where I had a CBX 750 Bol d'Or for 16 years!
     
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    Hi all, just joined the site. Getting my 700 running after 5 years. Just in time for ....winter...doh!!
     
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    gidday mate

    hi, just joined recently and am quite new to bikes. have an 1989nc24. alittle rough but rides like a champ.am in ngaruawahia, just north of hamilton.
     
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    :smile: I am an Aucklander, an older Kiwi and I have taken delivery of the VFR06
    model, and I am busy sorting out a few teething problems to make the riding
    easier , I am short in the leg so I am sorting out ride heights and softening suspension to my 63Kg weight.
    I like the bike - but I am concerned about the snatchy throttle at low speed
    which I am searching for the cure.....Help would be appreciated.
     
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    Your question is better asked in one of the technical forums. From memory the things you can try are:
    Adjust throtle cable
    disable pair valves
    disable oxygen sensors

    Also as you ride it a bit longer, it settles down.

    Sean
     
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