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Saw this article today and was curious what everyone thinks. Would you pick up a supersport or retro 09?

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This kind of thing has been rumored since the start, so I’m skeptical, but I think it would be a great idea. The era of production “race bikes with lights” is coming to an end. Turns out, riding pure sport bikes on a daily basis kinda sucks!

People still like the performance and aerodynamics of a sport bike, however, so the idea of a bike that’s as comfortable commuting to work as it is on the track seems logical to me.
 

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People still like the performance and aerodynamics of a sport bike, however, so the idea of a bike that’s as comfortable commuting to work as it is on the track seems logical to me.
This!

For me the 09 is just to naked and I wonder how to get a little more sport and a little less tourer in the Tracer.

If they would have a comfortable „sports“-version of this bike available:


 

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I love Oberdan Bezzi’s designs, but nobody ever seems to build any of them, so maybe they’re not feasible. But something like this would be cool...

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I’m a huge Eddie Lawson fan, so if this one ever came to be, I couldn’t get to my dealership fast enough! 😁

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I've never been a fan of bikes with lots of fairings and plastic covers....and I doubt I'll ever buy a bike that I don't like the looks of regardless of how 'good' it is. For me a a motorcycle has to give me the 'damn that is a nice looking bike' feeling every time I approach it in the parking lot, and large expanses of plastic/fiberglass just don't do that for me personally.
 

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One of these days I’m gonna buy that FZ750 front fairing from Airtech and see what I can come up with to make it fit...

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Maybe something like early 2000's sportbikes with ergonomics like RF900, CBR 600, ZXR9 would be good.
I still couldn't ride one though, old bones.
 

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Before my 09 I had a FZ6R it was fairinged and awsome....fairing with upride riding positiion
 

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With the amount of highway riding I do, a faired bike would probably make more sense. But, I do greatly enjoy the lower insurance on a non-super sport bike. What about just offering the fairings as a factory supplied kit? That'd be a great way to split the two.
 
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