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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-02-2016, 05:21 PM Thread Starter
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I have recently taken an 03 RC under my care. Last month I rode it a little over 3000 miles from northern Indiana to Austin Texas to watch the GP. Wow. For as old as the design is, what a stellar bike. Here are a couple pics. It already has a couple tasteful mods.
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-02-2016, 05:25 PM
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Welcome! That is a good looking bike.

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1988 FZR1000R
2013 YZ-450f
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Welcome aboard; you're doing it right - pics included in your 1st post/thread, nicely done !


'06 Black/Metallic Gray RC51
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'02 Silver/Black CBR 954RR
'11 Graphite Black CBR 1000RR (sold '15)
'08 Pearl Orange CBR 600RR (sold '11)
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Also please take some more pictures of the bike. I am completely restoring my 2003 and some good pictures all the way around would really help with sticker placement.

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1988 FZR1000R
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Looks like a very nice SP2 you have there kneedrag .. I also made the journey to COTA for the MOTOGP / MotoAmerica races this year.. welcome to the club

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Welcome aboard.

Good choice on the 03, it's the fastest year.
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Welcome... did you bring cake?

I agree, 2003 is definitely the fastest year..

So what tasteful mods does it have you say? I see wheels, Ohlins rear and exhaust.. nicely done.

Jay
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Thanks for the warm welcome fellas. As far as I know, the mods are:
Carrozerria forged wheels, ohlins shock, ohlins fork internals by Kyle racing, TBR to slip ons, pciii, pair mod, carbon hugger, puig screen. I'm still learning the bike. It was my dad's and he passed away unexpectedly so I wasnt able to ask about every detail. As much as I thought I paid attention to everything he did to it, there are things I'm sure I forgot about or never knew.

What I do know is that even compared to my '12 RSV4 Factory it is still a hoot to ride and does damn good in the twisty stuff.

Dad had been upgrading it bit by bit over the years so my plan is to continue that tradition and keep dumping money into the old girl.
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