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Old 05-13-2013, 07:12 AM   #3481
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Old 05-13-2013, 07:15 AM   #3482
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Yamaha 900 Diversion

I wanted one of these so bad.... but Y never brought it to the states. It looks ideal to me. Comfy ergos, shaft drive, 6+ gallons of gas, and air cooling. I know we often say "I would have bought one if...", but I really would have bought one if they had imported it.

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Old 05-13-2013, 07:17 AM   #3483
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Yamaha 900 Diversion

I wanted one of these so bad.... but Y never brought it to the states. It looks ideal to me. Comfy ergos, shaft drive, 6+ gallons of gas, and air cooling. I know we often say "I would have bought one if...", but I really would have bought one if they had imported it.

I know a local bloke who had over 80.000 miles on his when I last spoke
with him, and that was at least 5 years ago.. he was accumulating 20k/year
on average.

The bike never let him down.

Even here they're VERY rare, but the 600cc version (especially the naked)
can be found rather easy.
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Old 05-13-2013, 07:21 AM   #3484
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Yamaha looks great but can't be that much different than an early model Bandit.
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Old 05-13-2013, 08:17 AM   #3485
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Yamaha looks great but can't be that much different than an early model Bandit.
yep, I wanted one of those too, and almost bought one. I did a test ride and it seemed pretty buzzy to me. I bought a C10 instead. I guess these days the only bike that is comparable would be the GSX 1250FA.

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Old 05-13-2013, 10:55 AM   #3486
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Yamaha looks great but can't be that much different than an early model Bandit.
Sorry? Shaft vs. Chain. 6+ gallons fuel vs. less than 5 gallons. Suspension and economy? I agree that they share the same "look", but that's about all.
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Old 05-13-2013, 02:20 PM   #3487
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Legally it is a motorcycle... in this country anyway.
Yep, one way they can sell it so cheap, no crash testing! It will be my winter vehicle if they actually start making it, even if I need a 3 wheel endorsement and wear a helmet! 84mpg!?!
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Old 05-13-2013, 09:18 PM   #3488
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For some reason I really want a Yamaha Zuma 125.
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Old 05-15-2013, 01:47 PM   #3489
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Today it's this:


It just seems like it could be a lot of fun for a off road noob w/o a truck...and I like the old styling
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Old 05-15-2013, 04:37 PM   #3490
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The Honda Grom. Comes out in August.
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Old 05-15-2013, 04:51 PM   #3491
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For some reason I really want a Yamaha Zuma 125.
I like it too for some reason. Wish they made one with a 250 motor, that may push me over the edge.


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Old 05-15-2013, 04:59 PM   #3492
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I like it too for some reason. Wish they made one with a 250 motor, that may push me over the edge.


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That;s my thoughts on the soon to be released Honda Grom. Looks like it could be a cool little run about/learner/short ass bike... if it was a 250...


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Old 05-15-2013, 07:11 PM   #3493
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I have similar thoughts about the Yamaha TW200.

Very cool bike. I just wish they made one with a motor that could sustain speeds that are safe for the American interstate system without destroying it.

And speaking of....


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Old 05-15-2013, 07:12 PM   #3494
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Here we go, didn't know what a Grom was.

http://powersports.honda.com/2014/grom.aspx

http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/624/16...irst-Look.aspx
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Old 05-15-2013, 08:24 PM   #3495
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