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The Mercury Cars Guide : May 30th 2009
14— CARSguide Classifieds 62 300 400 • carsguide.com.au Stylish racer makes its mark 0 full ZX10R fairing kit and underseat muffler 07 model, $1,000 ono. Ph 6234 9161. 1 BIKE FAIRING BIKE TRAILER King, 2007, holds 3 bikes, reg, $900 ono. 0428 320 058 1 BMWK100RT Naked low klms, $2,000. 0419 818 797 BRAAAPPROANDMISTRO 1 No reasonable offer refused. Near new. Ph 0407 050 909. 0 CRF 50 2008, vg cond, 3 spd semi auto, $1,800 ono. 0428 320 058 1 Draggin Jeans W/proof jean polo fleeced lined. Rossi and Thomas Cook boots, leather jackets, jeans, vests, gloves, - ladies and mens. Oilskin jeans, jackets, swags Country Leather 108 Elizabeth St, Hbt 62315082 1 FOR sale or swap, ZX750R road bike, Tri Z250, water cooled, 2 stroke quad, $4,000 ono. Or swap for lam approved road bike. Ph 0400 142 004. 0 READY, WILLING AND A BUELL: Bottoms up to the new Cafe Racer. It’saBuell, so it’s different. Think belt driveandasingle front brake disc that goes around the rim, writes MarkHinchliffe cooled and the engine is not a Harley. It’s an Austrian-built Ro- tax. It now revs, handles and chang- B es gears smoothly, is well finished and even looks attractive. The 1125R was introduced a year ago. Now comes the CR, which stands for ‘‘cafe racer’’, although it is a lot more modern in styling than the typical cafe racer of the 1950s and ’60s. The main difference between the R and CR is the dropped handlebars for that cafe racer, head-down-bum-up look. In fact, your bottom will be even higher with a 3cm lift on the seat over the R model. It also gets a neater fly-screen cowl rather than the big bikini fairing, a streamlined headlight and black-anodised, tapered alu- minium handlebars. The lower fairing acts as an air scoop and housing for the twin fans, much like on the Honda SP- 1. It looks rather bulbous on the R, but with the lowered front end look of the CR, it doesn’t appear as ugly. It comes in black or red and costs the same as the 1125R. However, it attracts a bit more attention than the R when you arrive at your cafe destination. That attention is not because of the annoying cooling fan that continues running when you switch off. (Even designer Erik Buell admits he was over-zealous with the cooling on this bike.) No, it’s because of its purposeful cafe racer looks. Bikers will wander over and study it, remarking on the build quality of components such as the triple clamp, frame and scaffold- ing inside the instrument pod. Riders will also be impressed by the wide mirrors which give elbow-less views of following traf- fic, not something you normally associate with cafe racers where all you see in the mirrors are your own elbows. The mirrors also include large integrated indicators which are easy to see and therefore very safe. And they don’t vibrate because the engine is much smoother and more refined than the Harley mill, thanks to its three balancers. The Rotax also revs higher and you need to use the gears more to keep it in the power band than the torquey Harley engine. Thankfully it has a light clutch and slick-shifting six-speed box with a slipper clutch to prevent rear-end wiggling under down- UELL’S latest addition to its line-up is unlike any previous models. For a start, it’s water- SMOOTH OPERATOR: The Buell 1125R, launched last year. shifts into corners. The gearbox has no false neutrals, although neutral can be difficult to find until the oils warm up. Like the R, the Rotax does a bit of hunting and surging in low constant speeds. Stopping is powered by an eight- piston calliper on the front brake disc which lacks initial bite, but then feels strong and progressive. That large peripheral disc means it cools quickly, so there is never any hint of fade. That’s just as well because the rear brake is a little wooden and there is also very little engine braking, so you have to rely heavily on the front brake. Handling is quick despite its long and stable wheelbase, but the CR requires a bit more conscious countersteering effort than the wide-barred R model. It features fully adjustable sus- pension so you should be able to match your size and riding re- quirements. Riding position is more comfort- able than a lot of cafe racers with its flat and firm seat, but it is definitely not a touring bike with a fair lean towards those lowered bars. Picture: STEVE POHLNER HARLEY DAVIDSON 1990 FSXS, Low Rider Cruiser, 70,000 km. Fully serviced, $18,000 ono. 0458 611 599 0 HARLEY DAVIDSON 2004 Softail pipes plus other parts, $120. Ph 6248 9486. 0 small torque Buell 1125CR Price: $17,495 Engine: liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 8-valve, fuel-injected, 1125cc,72V-Twin BoreXstroke: 103 x67.5mm Compression: 12.3:1 Torque:111Nm@8000rpm Power:109kW@9800rpm Transmission: 6-speed, wet clutch, belt drive Suspension: fully adjustable 47mmShowainverted forks andrearShowacoil-over monoshock Fuel: 21.2-litre tank Economy:about7L/100km (on launch) Dimensions(mm):1996 (length), 716 (width), 778 (seat height), 114 (clearance) Dryweight: 170kg Tyres: Pirelli Corsa III 120/70 ZR-17 (front), 180/55 ZR-17 (rear) Wheels: 6-spoke alloy89x 432mm(front), 140 x432mm (rear) Brakes: 8-piston, fixed calliper,375mmsingle disc (front), 2-piston, directmount calliper,240mmdiscs (rear) HUONVILLE Sat & Sun 10am-4pm Ride the 62 Main Rd 1125CR OR Demo a HARLEY • 883 Custom Sportster • Dyna SuperGlide • Rocker C • V-Rod Nightrod special • Road King Classic ALL THIS WEEKEND Call Chris on 0149 358 219 For bookings or just turn up bargain 0 HARLEY’06FATBOY like new, many extras, 0412 812 213 or 6273 3246. HONDACR80 1984 0 KAWASAKI ZX1400 2006 Special Ed, white, 1,900 klms, sports pipes, exc cond $14,500 ono. Ph 0418 569 603 0 KLX 250 2005 A1 condition, September reg, $4,500 ono ..Ph 0447 013 904. 1 Ph 0439 700 320 or 6268 0381 KTMSX 125 ’05 mod KTM125SX 2006 KTM250EXC, 2006 Immac ond. $4,500 ono. 1 1 1 KTM50 Pro Senior 2004, new tyres, vg cond, $1,600 ono. 0428 320 058 1 Richardson’s Rolling Still brand new, extras, must sell $5,500 ono 0428 727 080 1,400 kms, all road gear, never raced, exc cond, $7,000. Ph 0400812 295 505 Main Rd Montrose Ph 6273 2871 deferred payment available TAA 505 Main Rd Montrose Easy fi nance interest free or at $24,500 ono. Ph 0 goes well, $850, may trade Thumpster. Ph 6243 0326. 1 SUZUKI 03 LTZ400 w and b, extras, exc cond, $5,500. Ph 6268 1084, 0419 108 979 1 To Advertise Your Business Here Call 62 300 520 or email email@example.com 2 2300 cc, immac cond, $16,200. Ph 0418 120 747 1 Triumph Rocket 3 XJ 650YAMAHA vgc, $2,600. Ph 6223 2225. YAMAHAVIRAGO 1991 535, LAMS approved, vgc, no reg, $2,850 ono. 0408 143 893 0 YAMAHA WR250F 2007 immac cond, reg serviced, $7,800 ono. Ph 0418 664 346 0 YAMAHA YZF 600 1994, just serv, 6 mth reg. $4,200. Ph 0409 439 697 1 110HONDA(POSTIES) Good condition, $1,100 ono. Ph 0448 951 891. 0 YZ426F 2002 full rebuild, new chain, sprockets, sticker kit, excellent cond $4,000 ph 0438 986 260 1 SOUTHERN DIRTBIKES DIRTBIKES 2005, low ks, lots of extras, exc cond, must sell this weekend, make an offer.?0407 406 655 1 SUZUKI GSXR 1000 SUZUKI GSXF Black Sports Tourer, showroom condition, low km’s, reg 9/09 $7,800 neg. Phone 62978 367 Saturday, May 30, 2009 KXF 450, ’06 model, fully rebuilt (receipts), monster graphics, really fast bike, tag bars, forged piston, $5,900 ono. 6261 3385 or 0458 628 420 0 Motor Cycles 1 1 PY50 exc cond, great kids 1st bike, $500ono. 200CC dirt bike, good cond, 2 y/o, $950. Or swap for quad bike. Ph 0428 112 778. 0 BASKERVILLE 31MAY9.30 Discount for L & P platers 0408 368 149 - srct.org.au Sponsored by Bikeworks as new, only used 2 tanks of fuel also helmet and goggles, $650 ono ph 6249 8769. 1 Quad Bike 125cc SUZUKI DRZ 250 05 model, 1,700 klms, Jan 2010 reg, immaculate cond $4,950 neg. Ph or txt 0412 136 710. 0 Yamaha 100cc $1,300. 50cc vmoto Milan $800. 0423870097 Motorised Scooters M50BOULEVARD 05, some acc, vgc, $6,500 ono. Ph 6265 5618 or 0429 655 618 2028345-22 2003678-41
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