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A few weeks ago, I was at the dealer getting a battery for my old '93 Yamaha XJ600 and I couldn't resist. I saw the yellow and just had to pull the trigger.
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My wife and I both have been riding our first bikes, a '92 and a '93 xj600 in Aurora, Colorado. I was ready for an upgrade.
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Beautiful Bike in Yellow. Better looking than the three 2014 colors, but undoubedly not as Fast as the Rapid Red.:cool:
 

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If yellow had been available when I bought mine I probably would have chosen it, but I don't think my Liquid Graphite looks bad.
 

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Howdy neighbor. The wife had a 96 Seca 2. I was riding a 97 Bandit 1200 at the time. Good times. I got a 14 Liquid Graphite in April and the wife got a leftover 13 Gixxer 750. She loves the plastic covered supersports. She moved up to a ZX9R after the Seca, but that's another story. Congrats on your purchase, I hope you enjoy it as much as I do, it is a fantastic machine.
 

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Congrats on the new 09, hopefully you can get some riding in before you get too much snow.... I know, the (S) word.

I am kind of surprised Yamaha did not add the classic black checker stripe.

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Howdy neighbor. The wife had a 96 Seca 2. I was riding a 97 Bandit 1200 at the time. Good times. I got a 14 Liquid Graphite in April and the wife got a leftover 13 Gixxer 750. She loves the plastic covered supersports. She moved up to a ZX9R after the Seca, but that's another story. Congrats on your purchase, I hope you enjoy it as much as I do, it is a fantastic machine.
Awesome, those seca's were great machines, we love ours, perfect beginner platform, fun to work on too. Now my wife wants to upgrade to a white FZ-07. Anyone interested in buying a Red 1992 Seca II? All original... ;)
 

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I think the graphic stripe will look good on the RED as well as the Yellow. Not too sure about the Orange, it would look good but not "Retro" I don't think.
If a "retro" stripe becomes available I would certainly put it on my red bike. It is worth 10 Hp I am told.
 

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Is this correct, you are moving from carburetor/air cooled to fuel injection/water cooled bike? In Colorado that has to be a huge upgrade.
Chup, going from a machine not much more advanced than my lawnmower, to something that hums, clicks, buzzes, and whines. Those 4 carbs were kind of a bitch to sync too. Instead of turning a few screws for adjustments, I'll need to flash... wierd.
 

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Is this correct, you are moving from carburetor/air cooled to fuel injection/water cooled bike? In Colorado that has to be a huge upgrade.
It is huge above 9000ft, I can tell you that.

I do like the yellow, but I like my Orange better. I like it so much, I hope they never go back to it. :cool:
 

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The Yellow is very nice, good luck with it. I was surprised that Yamaha didn't come out with the Yellow in their first batch of FZ 07 or 09's. I don't know if I would have gone with it instead of my red. I am so use to seeing my Red bike every time I go in my garage, it always brings a smile to me.
 
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