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Yamaha XS-V1

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    Yamaha XS-V1


    Check it out:

    Yamaha XS-V1 Sakura for Tokyo Motor Show - The Kneeslider



    OK not too thrilled about the pink paint but I think this thing might have potential. If it could be de-girliefied we could be talking about a modern Vincent-like cafe racer. Here's a photoshop that shows what I'm talking about:



    This could be a fun machine...

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    Yamaha XS-V1

    my girl will love that.

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    Yamaha XS-V1

    it looks too 'dressy' to be a cafe racer

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    I love the bike in the photoshop. Lean and naked! Why the "knee slider"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wookie View Post
    Why the "knee slider"?
    just the name of the website it's on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wookie View Post
    I love the bike in the photoshop. Lean and naked! Why the "knee slider"?
    thekneeslider.com is where the link takes you.

    [edit] gah

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    Yamaha XS-V1



    right, seems kind of obvious now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wookie View Post


    right, seems kind of obvious now.
    well I thought the same thing you did, until I clicked the link.

    if it makes you feel any better.

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