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Joining the insanity; just acquired a 2002 SP2 right before the last track day of the season. Was on my street RC8 before, so the big twin is my friend. (I see RC8 forum names here)

I'd promised myself no new bike, but the price was too right; less than plastics for the Kaboom. It can with some bits (Jardine pipes, PC3, tech-g rearsets, Penske shock, ohlins valves in the forks) and race bodywork. Owner was being moved to Montana and needed to shift it.

Bought it Friday, track day Saturday, first ever race Sunday.

I'd post pics, but not on a first post!

Did find I needed to replace the FPR; was idling down and dying when the tank was low. Replacing that jumped the idle 800rpm (!) but haven't had a chance to test ride since.
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Good luck! - Sounds like you may need it.

Euro RC51 SP2: HRC WSB Ti Hi-Level, T1 Airbox & Snorkel, PCIII, Dymag CA5 Carbon Wheels, Ti64 Spindles (F, R & Swing Arm), Mori Link, Maxton GP7 Shock & Ohlins 832 Forks, Brembo GP Calipers & SBK narrow track (F), Braketech Disc (R), Brembo billet Underslung x 2 Brembo RCS, Tyga Triple, 7075 Stem, Probolt Titanium all over, Babyface rearsets, MR Complete Carbon Lineup, Custom Undertail & CBR 1000 LED, Watsen LED Indicators, Harris Brace, Giles clip-ons, Corbin seat, etc. 2013 BOTY.
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Welcome aboard & keep posting until you meet that minimum post count requirement because pics are mandatory around these parts...

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Good luck! - Sounds like you may need it.
I'm sure I will! Being the giant monkey on a relatively little bike and starting racing in my 40s?

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Welcome aboard & keep posting until you meet that minimum post count requirement because pics are mandatory around these parts...
Thats why I tried to post them and got proper told off by the forum. Oh well.
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Or, I guess, I can attach photos. Heh.
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Nice work!
Welcome to the forum.

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