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So I have a buddy that has a sweet RC51 that he's trying to sell but I'm in love with the bike. He said he would trade if I put a couple hundred on top. I love my 06 but I just don't want a hole in my heart if I trade. But I have been getting the typical issues like rough idle, replacing the starter, and my ignition is a little sticky. What would you guys do in this situation?


P.S. I also have another friend who wants to give me cash plus his 636 and I'm tempted because I love watching BakerXderek on youtube:LolLolLolLol:
 

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You will be disappointed in the lack of power for the RC-51. I also found it to be about as comfortable as a Ducati.....They are really cool bikes and low end monsters but I'd pass. Just my .02 cents and I've owned one.
 

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RC51 over an 06R1?? Hell fvcking no!! That's like going from a Corvette to a Chevette.
 

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You will be disappointed in the lack of power for the RC-51. I also found it to be about as comfortable as a Ducati.....They are really cool bikes and low end monsters but I'd pass. Just my .02 cents and I've owned one.
RC51 over an 06R1?? Hell fvcking no!! That's like going from a Corvette to a Chevette.
I'm with stupids on this one, i still love the RC's but i wouldn't trade an R1 for it. My buddy had one and i used to get all moist from the sound of his bike


And if you're bike is acting up i wouldnt sell it to a friend, last thing you want is them coming back to you.
 

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I think they're cool because you kind of have a piece of history owning a Honda V-twin sport bike...but....no. My friend has one and it's a cool bike, but honestly, they're ****ing ugly. The headlights look huge and dorky. The bike is really heavy too if I remember correctly. Do you really want to trade your sexy screaming mechanical whore for a burly hairy chested mechanical "woman" with weird eyes?

 

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they're heavy and underpowered... great little bike once sorted but not if you already have an R1... :dunno
 

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I think they're cool because you kind of have a piece of history owning a Honda V-twin sport bike...but....no. My friend has one and it's a cool bike, but honestly, they're ****ing ugly. The headlights look huge and dorky. The bike is really heavy too if I remember correctly. Do you really want to trade your sexy screaming mechanical whore for a burly hairy chested mechanical "woman" with weird eyes?

You're crazy! The RC51 is gorgeous.
 
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