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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old Aug 13th, 2009, 11:10 pm Thread Starter
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Too bad they didn't make it look like this...


Seriously... what were they smoking???

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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old Aug 14th, 2009, 5:53 am
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It won't bother you

If you'll be riding your K12S, you'll mostly see their tail lights, so I wouldn't worry about it.

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It's a Honda VRF 1200.

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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old Aug 14th, 2009, 10:25 am
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It's a Honda VRF 1200.
Nah, it's a Buell Blast.
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Did they drop the the Blast - putt putt all together.

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Ergh, I don't know... Symmetrical lights make it look duller if not dumber. I do dig asymmetrical designs of theirs.

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Ergh, I don't know... Symmetrical lights make it look duller if not dumber. I do dig asymmetrical designs of theirs.
+1, otherwise it looks like a suzuki,honda,yamaha, blah, blah
That's why i like my k12r, doesn't look like anything else

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post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old Aug 21st, 2009, 9:56 am
 
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Seriously... what were they smoking???
I with you Bro, I like simetry as well. But I think the reason for the asymmetry is due more for practical reasons than for cosmetic reasons. That split in the middle of the nose fairing means they can't use a single headlight assembly, and the regular riding lamp needs to be pointed in the right direction, for which the lens needs to be shaped differently.

In fact, I wouldn't be surprised if the these bikes in England have the headlamps configuration swapped.

This is just conjecture on my part. Any optic or light experts in the house?

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Looks good to me
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