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1993 Yamaha GTS1000 #4784931 06/12/18 02:15 PM
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My Road King engine is still in pieces at the dealer because of crank damage. They have the parts now but unfortunately queue is such that I will get my bike in August. So I got this GTS today to ease my pain.

28500 miles on the clock with new tyres and everything works.



1978 Vette 383" | 1986 Vette 350" | 2015 R1200RT LC | 1997 FXSTSB | 1991 300 SE | 2011 Superb 2.0 TDI CR
Re: 1993 Yamaha GTS1000 [Re: Finn] #4784936 06/12/18 02:19 PM
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Nice. I love early-mid 90's bikes.

Re: 1993 Yamaha GTS1000 [Re: Finn] #4784955 06/12/18 02:47 PM
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Beautiful. Hard to believe itís 25 years old. After riding the Yamaha this summer, you might end up selling the Harley! wink

Re: 1993 Yamaha GTS1000 [Re: Finn] #4785095 06/12/18 05:35 PM
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I remember that one, it has that crazy front suspension correct? I recall Yamaha released it's 1000 with that new front end that allegedly worked like magic but was too odd for people to warm up to. I recall one magazine saying something like "groundbreaking, while people lined up to not buy it". lol


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Re: 1993 Yamaha GTS1000 [Re: Finn] #4785121 06/12/18 05:54 PM
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I wanted that bike when it first came out. FI, ABS and funky suspension. I had a ZX6 at the time.


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Re: 1993 Yamaha GTS1000 [Re: Finn] #4785182 06/12/18 07:10 PM
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I recall that bike well too. That year I briefly considered the GTS1000, but ended up buying a Yamaha FJ1200 ABS model. I had wanted an FJ since it came out as an FJ1100, and it was significantly cheaper than the GTS1000. I still regret selling that FJ1200..

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Originally Posted By: MoreCowbellAz
I remember that one, it has that crazy front suspension correct? I recall Yamaha released it's 1000 with that new front end that allegedly worked like magic but was too odd for people to warm up to. I recall one magazine saying something like "groundbreaking, while people lined up to not buy it". lol


Yes..... That's it.

I've never actually seen one.

Just like I have NEVER EVER EVER seen an actual Honda Rune in person...


Of course, I have NEVER seen an NM4 anywhere, ever - either.

WHAT HAS THE HONDA DESIGN DEPARTMENT BEEN SMOKING?!?!?



"The evidence demands a verdict".
(Re:VOA)"it's nearly impossible to actually know the particular additives that are in there at what concentrations."
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Originally Posted By: Linctex
.WHAT HAS THE HONDA DESIGN DEPARTMENT BEEN SMOKING?!?!?



Apparently dried bat guano - hence the bat bike theme. eek

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.WHAT HAS THE HONDA DESIGN DEPARTMENT BEEN SMOKING?!?!?



Apparently dried bat guano - hence the bat bike theme. eek


Honda's version of the Gurney Gator.

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