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Old 01-10-2013, 08:30 PM   #2056
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I don't know, that's the problem. I want something I can ride, and I think he's right, it's in too good of shape to be ridden. I think I'll leave it to someone else to put it in a collection. Is that a good price for it though?
No bike is too nice to ride!
That being said, there are some that are too nice/old/rare/etc to be a daily or even an every weekend rider, so if you want something to put miles on regardless of rain or the occasional bit of gravel/dirt road, I'd look elsewhere. The 16" front wheel will limit your tire choices a good bit too.

It's worth whatever someone is willing to pay for it.
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:34 PM   #2057
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I took my 99 VFR to the 1/4 mile drags the other night.
My best time was 11.681 @ 189.08 km/h.
I was really happy with that, being the first time I have ridden the bike in anger, and my first time drag racing
Yeah, I know most of the world is metric and I don't have a problem with that, but I just can't cope with a trap speed in km/hr for a 1/4 "MILE" drag.
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:38 PM   #2058
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Not to mention seeing a "189..." trap speed and thinking "holy %&*-" before seeing the kph.
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:43 PM   #2059
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Not to mention seeing a "189..." trap speed and thinking "holy %&*-" before seeing the kph.
I was crediting the normally optimistic speedometer for that
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Old 01-11-2013, 03:13 AM   #2060
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Not to mention seeing a "189..." trap speed and thinking "holy %&*-" before seeing the kph.
If he had kept going, he could have hit 205.



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Old 01-11-2013, 04:39 AM   #2061
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If he had kept going, he could have hit 205.




I don't know the speed in MPH. 118 I think??

Someone here who could be bothered could do the conversion for me. They flash it up in mph here first then switch it over to km/h.
Since mph might as well be French to me, I only pay attn to the last one. I need to get a speed reading at 205 and this forum will shit itself.
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Old 01-11-2013, 06:13 AM   #2062
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Does a VF count...............

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Old 01-11-2013, 07:15 AM   #2063
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I took my 99 VFR to the 1/4 mile drags the other night.
My best time was 11.681 @ 189.08 km/h.
I was really happy with that, being the first time I have ridden the bike in anger, and my first time drag racing
Good for you! I would say that is a pretty respectable run...novice runner or not!
I have never done a drag run on my CBF 1000, but it would be fun!
From the little reading I have done on the VFR, I think you did a damn good run!

BTW, both the lads I ride with have 2000 VFR's...pre VTEC...I had a chance to ride 'em..real nice bikes. There is a reason they have been around for ages! Timeless modern classics.

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Old 01-12-2013, 04:07 AM   #2064
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Does a VF count...............

Very nice Sir!!! I would love a VF1000 in my garage. I hear those solo seat cowls are very rare. Yours looks to be in great condition. Only think it needs is a set of CBRF2 white 5 spoke wheels on there. Just my 2cents. Let me know if you ever want to sell it.
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Old 01-12-2013, 05:21 AM   #2065
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Good for you! I would say that is a pretty respectable run...novice runner or not!
I have never done a drag run on my CBF 1000, but it would be fun!
From the little reading I have done on the VFR, I think you did a damn good run!

BTW, both the lads I ride with have 2000 VFR's...pre VTEC...I had a chance to ride 'em..real nice bikes. There is a reason they have been around for ages! Timeless modern classics.
I took a cbr600f4i to the 1/8 and got 8.14

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Old 01-12-2013, 04:22 PM   #2066
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Still looks good. I like the VF1K, but in the world of the infinite garage, the VFR of that vintage that I'd own is still the 750.

But I don't live in the land of the infinite garage...

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Old 01-25-2013, 08:26 PM   #2067
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VFR Spoken here

I currently own an 1986 and 2007 , both in red, white and blue. My bigger beaST is my 2004 ST1300A.
My first new bike was a 83 VF750F Interceptor, and followed that with a new one in 1986, the new VFR750. I cannot see myself not having one. Really would love a 93 white VFR750 Euro style.

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Old 01-25-2013, 11:10 PM   #2068
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I hate you all, I'm looking for a VFR again. My 99 was totaled in August by a guy turning left from the right lane on a 3 lane road. I replaced it with an 07 Sprint ST, but I just can't shake the itch for another VFR.
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Old 01-26-2013, 01:17 AM   #2069
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Zeke, what are your impressions of the sprint st vs the vfr? Yes, I know this has been covered many times. With that said, I find that I'm always still so interested on the opinions of those who have spent considerable time on both bikes. What part of the vfr appeals to you? Thanks!
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Old 01-27-2013, 08:53 AM   #2070
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Does a VF count...............
COUNT? I reckon..........very nice looking bike!
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