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I am wondering what the most common problems are with the '08+ R6's?

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not enough months to ride if you live up north (poor bastards)..

Couldnt agree more! Only bad thing about living in MN is the winters...#Cabin Fever Is it April yet? Lol
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The only issue I had with mine was one of the fork seals started to leak. I had bought used, however, and it was probably from the previous owner.

I do hear that plastic right under the tank (where your knee goes) tends to break off a tad easy. Hasn't happened to me though.

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haven't heard of real problems with them. they have a very aggressive seating position that to some is very unplesent for long rides.
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The only issue I had with mine was one of the fork seals started to leak. I had bought used, however, and it was probably from the previous owner.

I do hear that plastic right under the tank (where your knee goes) tends to break off a tad easy. Hasn't happened to me though.

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The plastic under my tank cracked after my highside

Other than that... I had 0 issues after 45k miles.



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many of the owners simply don't know how to ride them properly. that's probably the number 1 problem for most years, tho.

i haven't heard anything specific that plagues these bikes. but i'm sure there's something...


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