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Discussion in 'Motor cycle/ATV' started by Eurocat, Aug 5, 2015.

  1. skrip345

    skrip345 Jetboaters Lieutenant

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    Location:
    Sedalia, MO
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    +321 / 0
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2016
    Boat Model:
    Limited S
    Boat Length:
    24
    Do my superjets count? They are like bikes, kinda! 2016 Yamaha YZ450F, 2008 Sportster 1200R, and my 1990 and 1991 Yamaha Superjets. 20160211_160103.jpg R 856872_10200206428218900_921783626_o.jpg SJ 1.jpg 20141208_202457.jpg
     
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  2. Eurocat

    Eurocat Jet Boat Lover

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    Location:
    Edison, NJ
    Ratings:
    +111 / 2
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2014
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    19
    lol, nice. Very portable entertainment you have there.
    Since it's a yammie it has to count.
     
  3. Mainah

    Mainah Jetboaters Captain

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    Location:
    Chapin, SC
    Ratings:
    +2,803 / 20
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2016
    Boat Model:
    Limited S
    Boat Length:
    24
    2012 Cannondale high mod super six carbon fiber frameset, kysrium elite wheels, carbon fiber specialized sworks seat, carbon fiber FSA elite seat post, carbon fiber FSA SLK crankset, Shimano ultegra groupset. 15 lb curb weight. Top speed: 55 mph (downhill). The propulsion system is not pictured because it/I need a tune up ;). Ok perhaps the wrong kind of bike but it is a sweet ride IMO, costs as much as the ones with motors, and I am boatless right now as I sold my 97 seadoo 1800 and am awaiting delivery of my 16 242 LS. The upside to being boatless right now is I have more time on the bike so I hopfully won't look as bad on the new boat:D image.jpeg
     
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  4. Scott griffith

    Scott griffith Jet Boat Lover

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    Location:
    Pensacola fl.
    Ratings:
    +150 / 1
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2003
    Boat Model:
    SR
    Boat Length:
    23
    Here is my street glide
     

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  5. DJMattyT

    DJMattyT Jet Boat Junkie

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    Location:
    Long Island, NY
    Ratings:
    +435 / 3
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2016
    Boat Model:
    242X E-Series
    Boat Length:
    24
    Just picked up my first bike! 2016 HD Street Bob! Can't wait to get it this weekend.
     
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  6. Topper232

    Topper232 Jet Boat Addict

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    Location:
    Mount Laurel, NJ
    Ratings:
    +374 / 0
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2008
    Boat Model:
    Limited
    Boat Length:
    23
    After 22 years, got the bike itch again...........2015 FJ-09 leftover.
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  7. ToddW850

    ToddW850 Jetboaters Lieutenant

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    Location:
    Destin, Florida
    Ratings:
    +998 / 25
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2007
    Boat Model:
    AR
    Boat Length:
    21
    Great looking bike @Topper232. Love the color scheme.
     
  8. DJMattyT

    DJMattyT Jet Boat Junkie

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    Location:
    Long Island, NY
    Ratings:
    +435 / 3
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2016
    Boat Model:
    242X E-Series
    Boat Length:
    24
    Didn't get a good pic yet but I just got my new baby today!
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  9. DJMattyT

    DJMattyT Jet Boat Junkie

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    463
    Location:
    Long Island, NY
    Ratings:
    +435 / 3
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2016
    Boat Model:
    242X E-Series
    Boat Length:
    24
    Ah got to take a few pics today by the water with my Dad! image.jpeg image.jpeg
     
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  10. Big Mo

    Big Mo Well-Known Member

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    Location:
    Breaux bridge La
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    +42 / 0
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2012
    Boat Model:
    Limited S
    Boat Length:
    24
    One for the water
    One for street
    One for the mud 20160514_103055.jpg 20160415_101632.jpg 20160523_165801.jpg 20160429_134913.jpg Screenshot_20160425-161100.png
     
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  11. mizterbreeze

    mizterbreeze New Member

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    Location:
    Raleigh, NC
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    +5 / 0
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2017
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    19
    2007 K9.jpg
     
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  12. Neutron

    Neutron Jetboaters Lieutenant

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    Location:
    New Bern, NC
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    +1,230 / 14
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2016
    Boat Model:
    AR
    Boat Length:
    24
    My 2 babies well 3 of ya count the ski
    2014 Suzuki DRZ400 super moto( punched to a 440) and a 2009 Yamaha FZ1

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  13. 4x15mph

    4x15mph Jetboaters Lieutenant

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    Location:
    Downingtown, PA
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    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2001
    Boat Model:
    LS
    Boat Length:
    19
    EA23450F-FFE3-428D-B21A-C4DA2B8BA9D7.jpeg 12740411-0623-4FFD-8C22-1A3F507177AF.jpeg
    Fz8 and cbr600rr
     
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  14. robert843

    robert843 Jetboaters Admiral

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    Location:
    Myrtle Beach, SC
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    +5,042 / 73
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2017
    Boat Model:
    AR
    Boat Length:
    24
    Alright @haknslash I'm going to get my self a bike to super moto out what are your thoughts on the DRZ and the KTM you had?
     
  15. Rod5

    Rod5 Jet Boat Addict

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    Location:
    Marietta GA
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    +336 / 5
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2016
    Boat Model:
    242X E-Series
    Boat Length:
    24
    I’ve had both, DRZ many years ago, and have several KYM’s. DRZ is much more economical and less maintenance and a great entry level to experienced level SM bike. KTMs are more expensive to purchase and much less forgiving maintaince wise but higher performance fun factor. This my 3rd KTM, current bike Super Duke 1290.
     

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  16. robert843

    robert843 Jetboaters Admiral

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    Myrtle Beach, SC
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    Yamaha
    Year:
    2017
    Boat Model:
    AR
    Boat Length:
    24
    Thanks @Rod5 I realize there is a major service interval difference between the two especially with the KTM needing valve checks more often. My current bike is a Ducati 848 EVO so I'm no stranger to the higher cost of ownership so my question would be is the higher cost of owner ship worth to go with the KTM 530 EXC over a DRZ 400? I really do not ride a ton but want to have fun while I'm out there and these super motos look like a blast to have. I have owned many street bikes over the years and doing 100 mph + isn't really my thing anymore but being able to hit the road straight hooligan style and turn right off and hit a trail for the hell of it does sound fun.
     
  17. haknslash

    haknslash Jetboaters Admiral

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    Location:
    Alabaster, AL
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    +4,321 / 101
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2016
    Boat Model:
    AR192
    Boat Length:
    19
    @robert843 KTM all the way unless you're looking for a no frills, heavier but lower maintenance super moto then get the DRZ. Working in a KTM dirt bike is nothing crazy. I actually enjoyed it but understand that it's a race engine compared to a more docile DRZ 400 engine. If you're familiar with tinkering with stuff it is not a bad bike at all to own. It is put together very well. All of the high performance dirt bikes require frequent maintence so it's really no different. If you're looking for performance the KTM is literally light years ahead in tech and you can certainly feel it when riding it! The DRZ will feel heavy and porky by comparison but also much more forgiving of a ride and overall ownership (maintenance). If I could go back in time and do it all over again I would go KTM all day. Loved my 530 EXC.... A LOT! If you plan to do any length of real dirt riding the KTM won't wear you out in the tight stuff like the DRZ will.

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  18. DeadlyFrog

    DeadlyFrog Jet Boat Addict

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    Location:
    Williamsport, PA
    Ratings:
    +45 / 2
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2010
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    21
    My wife's HD Street 750 and my HD FXDR 1850. This was getting ready for our Christmas ride.... 36°F. 20181219_104203.jpg
     
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  19. Rod5

    Rod5 Jet Boat Addict

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    Location:
    Marietta GA
    Ratings:
    +336 / 5
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2016
    Boat Model:
    242X E-Series
    Boat Length:
    24
    Ha based on your riding experience and bench work experience 530 exc hands down. But I take it you’d be putting on SM wheels or sticking with it as a dual sport (on road/ off road)? It will take true SM wheels and breaks to corner like a sport bike.
     
  20. JeffVans

    JeffVans Well-Known Member

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    Location:
    Zion Crossroads, Va
    Ratings:
    +221 / 3
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2016
    Boat Model:
    242 Limited S E-Series
    Boat Length:
    24
    @robert843 I've been threatening to get a KTM Enduro for a while now. The Honda Africa Twin also looks pretty interesting, don't know if you've checked those out yet? I traded in my Harley on the boat, so now I'm down to only having the VFR 800. lol
     

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