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    Another one leaves the fold

    I loved my Mille but once it wouldn't reliably start it's days were numbered (sorry Griff ). So it went last month and has been replaced with this:


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    I was about to buy one like yours. Very good looking bike. How does it compare to the mille?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sergi75 View Post
    I was about to buy one like yours. Very good looking bike. How does it compare to the mille?
    Surprisingly similar really, delivers it's power much the same and demands the same kind of riding style. It's smaller and more compact and - sorry guys - I think it looks sexier. Like the RSV it needs gearing down as standard and is bliss on the open roads for fast ride outs. I'm very, very pleased so far as my buying brief was to find something as good as the Mille but without it's grumpy starting.

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    CYA then
























    Your new bikes nice mate hope you have better luck with reliability than you did with your mille.

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    Why the feck dont Honda produce an SP3??

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    got to admit i wouldnt trade my RSVR for as SP1 but whatever floats your boat!

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    Quote Originally Posted by AREESSMILL View Post
    Why the feck dont Honda produce an SP3??
    Good question!

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    nice purchase

    pc3 fitted, that must mean the fluffy injection is better with it

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    Each to his own but no way would i do that after 9 years its here for good.good luck with the bike .
    ian

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    Quote Originally Posted by cheesy View Post
    nice purchase

    pc3 fitted, that must mean the fluffy injection is better with it
    Yeah the throttle response is great which is presumably down to the custom map.

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    Nice looking bike bbm. I like your idea for your shopping list. One question - carbon undertray with led lights! What's that about then?

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    Think it goes in a similar vain with whitetrash wanting an astra turbo

    aprilia for me

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    Ahem.... Keeping the Ape now ;-)

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    Nice.................Very Very Nice (Had an SP1 before the R1)

    If you didnt already know THE man for Sp1/Sp2 (anything) is Roger Ditchfield @ Revolution Racing :-)



    Quote Originally Posted by bigbadmad View Post
    I loved my Mille but once it wouldn't reliably start it's days were numbered (sorry Griff ). So it went last month and has been replaced with this:


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    Quote Originally Posted by B o B View Post
    Nice looking bike bbm. I like your idea for your shopping list. One question - carbon undertray with led lights! What's that about then?
    That's not a shopping list, that's the mods that came on the bike when I bought it. The carbon undertray is to replace the OE undertray that came on the bike, it replaces the underside of the tail and the tail light. The new tail light is tiny LED number. I have been umming and ahhing about putting it back to standard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwi_rsvr View Post
    Nice.................Very Very Nice (Had an SP1 before the R1)

    If you didnt already know THE man for Sp1/Sp2 (anything) is Roger Ditchfield @ Revolution Racing :-)
    Thanks Kiwi, I'll keep that in mind.

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