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Re: [St] should i stay or should i go?

thanks Brian,
the heat issue isnt really a problem in the UK at least not right now!
The 00 is a good looking bike but the 04 they have isnt as pretty, the
07 isnt as good as the 00 but better than the 04.
its been mild so im going to do the journey with the knowledge they
have to sell me the bike rather than me begging to buy it. I know the
trade in price and the potential cut down price from good advice.
ill look out your mail , but im sure i read it

On Dec 28, 2007 11:00 PM, Brian Pitman <snowsurfer@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Pat,
> Well,there is no easy answer to your Q, however, I bought my '06 ST because I love triples and I much prefer the "face" of the 1050 over the 955 (I have previously acknowledged that this is very much a personal opinion while others on this list consider the 99-04 ST the prettiest m/c that ever rolled down the back roads of this earth so - hold the flamethrowers, please!).  A few months ago I wrote a detailed report on what I found out about my ST over the summer so you may want to check the archives and have a look.
> In short, I love the motor, need to replace the saddle with something that can go 1000 kms in comfort in a day, have already raised the bars a tad and look forward to replacing the underseat pipe with a more free-flowing, sweeter-sounding exhaust pipe.
> The stock exhaust would be my biggest reservation if I had to do this transaction all over again. The high-mounted pipe, combined with the bored-out motor puts out a considerable amount of heat - even with the heat shield that was installed in the mid-06 production year.  I am hoping that I after I install the (much better looking) Wolf pipe that the removal of the catalytic converter and the better flow reduces the heat to a tolerable level on a hot summer's day.
> If you have mrope Q's, I will try to have more As.
> Cheers,
> Brian
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