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Posted: 3/5/2006 9:48:19 AM EDT
I'm curious if they have that Harley-esque sound to it... I'd love to have a race bike with some growl on it
Link Posted: 3/5/2006 10:35:07 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/5/2006 10:35:26 AM EDT by KA3B]
Like a Harley.

Potato, potato....
Link Posted: 3/5/2006 10:40:43 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/5/2006 10:47:41 AM EDT by -Duke-Nukem-]
Link Posted: 3/5/2006 11:39:24 AM EDT
A suzuki SV650 is also a twin and sounds very sweet.

The SV650 will trounce a firebolt on the track.

They also make an SV1000 if your racing is all in a straight line.

Ducatis are sweet, but the cost of ownership is extremely high.

Honda superhawks are fast liter- twins also.

I really like twin-sports, there are many advantages over the RR-type I-4s for a street or short-track bike.

Link Posted: 3/5/2006 11:41:48 AM EDT

Originally Posted By w4klr:
I'm curious if they have that Harley-esque sound to it... I'd love to have a race bike with some growl on it



Totally unlike a Harley in that they don't sound like shit.
Link Posted: 3/5/2006 11:51:40 AM EDT
It will be a slower pace than a asian or european sport bike since it runs at lower RPM.

It does not sound much like a harley due to the differing muffler arrangement.

Link Posted: 3/5/2006 11:54:53 AM EDT
Find a used Suzuki TL1000R that has the rotory shock removed and the Yosh black box / pipe on it.


Link Posted: 3/5/2006 4:46:22 PM EDT
I rode a Firebolt at a Harley open house several years ago. They sound like a 5.0 Mustang. I'd call it a smooth snarl. Not quite the bark of a Duck, but similar. All of the liter class V-twins sound great.
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