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Old 11-21-2012, 02:27 PM   #1
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Why Are R6s Getting Slower Each Year?

I used to own an '07 R6. I remember I took my bike on a straight away and got to 169 mph, and I'm sure I could've pulled to 180. I watch top speed and acceleration videos on the '11s and '12s, and they seem to lack the same acceleration my '07 had as well as top speed. The videos I watch show '12s topping out at 162 or so. Can someone shed some light?
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Old 11-21-2012, 02:32 PM   #2
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Old 11-21-2012, 02:32 PM   #3
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Old 11-21-2012, 02:33 PM   #4
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Old 11-21-2012, 02:36 PM   #5
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Everyone knows it's all about top speed in a straight line, fcuk turns.
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Old 11-21-2012, 02:36 PM   #6
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Sure glad you didn't go to Daytona...you would have kicked all of our asses!!
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Old 11-21-2012, 02:40 PM   #7
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This should be good........
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My R6 only tops out at 158....WTF?
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