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This Rc51 looks different than any other ive seen. I cant really tell what is different or why... almost like the proportions have been messed with digitally... maybe bigger wheels and lower profile tires? I like it tho. wish mine looked like this.
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standard SP2. The fairing scheme is just different. Believe that is a scheme that went to australia....not sure if europe got that scheme either.

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If you look at the bike close up though, it looks like its been lowered or something. Ive seen the color scheme before its just the proportions are askew. it looks good.
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i see what you mean yum, but i think it's the angle of the pic and also the silver rims
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I was thinking the same thing Bull183. Maybe the pic was taken at an upward angle or something. whatever. I just wish my bike had the same stance. and, my bike looks just like yours.
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Yeah, I think it's the perspective of the camera.
The color scheme is (I believe) the 2002 Euro SP2 pattern.
I believe the 2003 pattern was the white,red, and black scheme.
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i see what you mean yum, but i think it's the angle of the pic and also the silver rims
That's my vote. Really changes the dynamic with light or colored wheels (other than the black).

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I thought all the euro SP's were bare framed.




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the tires look kind of weird
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I thought all the euro SP's were bare framed.
I think they all are. I could be wrong but i think Australia got a few different color schemes. Don't think Europe ever saw this one. The picture posted is a 2005 Australia scheme. All stock, wheels look different because of the angle and lighting....they are all silver. looks like 2005 was the only year they got the black frame. Here is the 2004.



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