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Old 07-08-2009, 03:53 PM   #17
Aspiring Adventure Rider
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Twin Cities, MN
Oddometer: 88
Originally Posted by Motoblag
I, too, had a Radian as my first bike. Let me tell you, they had nowhere close to 70 HP stock.

Wonderful motorcycle, though. I wish I had more photos handy.

Bought it for $800, put over 10,000 miles on it, put on $200 of tires and sold it for $1000.
Did they detune them from the FJ600? I always thought it was the exact same engine. I can never find published Radian power figures, but I saw 72 horespower for an FJ600 so I figured it was the same. Mine had a slipping clutch the whole time I owned it so I never felt all the horses anyways

A buddy of mine has a Seca II and I know that those engines are also based on the FJ600/Radian engine, but are detuned way low to 61 horespower. all crank figures btw
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