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Any known problems with the '08 so far?

Are there any known problems so far?
Are the new bikes performing flawless?
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Re: Any known problems with the '08 so far?

got about 200 miles on mine now and still loving it mate
she just loves to be ridden if you have any doubts read my review
https://www.fireblades.org/forums/hon...my-review.html
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Re: Any known problems with the '08 so far?

I got mine last Saturday. I've got NO problems with mine either.
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Re: Any known problems with the '08 so far?

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Are there any known problems so far?
Are the new bikes performing flawless?
Yeah i had a very big problem with the 08..
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Re: Any known problems with the '08 so far?

And????
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Re: Any known problems with the '08 so far?

the markup was more than 1800 dollars than what it should be. Just being funny.
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Re: Any known problems with the '08 so far?

I've had mine now for about 8 weeks, no drama's.

Little things like the black tank scratch easily are irritations but not flaws, and the removal of the number plate bracket and rear footpegs is a bitch but not a build quality issue.

Defenitely something to watch though is the battery, very small and bike takes a fair while to turn over and start (like a Triumph 675), didnt ride the bike for like 3 weeks as I was away and it took quite a bit longer than usual to start, has me wondering about life span of the battery!!!

But thats all small stuff, at the end of the day the bike is awesome and am very happy with it.
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Re: Any known problems with the '08 so far?

There is a big problem with the UK bikes...........the weather is so crap you never get to ride them. Mine is two weeks old tomorrow and has covered 70 miles so far

However. It is 12C and sunny today. I'm having a few hours off this afternoon to go riding with my buddy
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Re: Any known problems with the '08 so far?

750 kilometers 4 weeks old today, perfect, no compliants except that I share a few peoples concerns about the battery it does take that little bit more effort to turn over....but it's not a big deal!!!!. The bike is just soooooooooo good.
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Re: Any known problems with the '08 so far?

Splatty: being another Brit rider I can relate to what you are saying regarding the weather, however taking it easy and going out for a ride in it will bring the miles up quicker for the supposed spring weather that should be here soon enough and you wont have to worry about still running it in, you can give it some welly with good road conditions.

I am due to pick mine up in the next couple of weeks and plan on doing a trip up north and back to scrub the miles in regardless of the weather, that way when its time she will be fully breathing and open to anything I throw at her.

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Re: Any known problems with the '08 so far?

I have had mine for about a week with 150 miles on it,so far no problems. Going to do a 300 mile ride Saturday so I will let you know if I encounter any problems..
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Re: Any known problems with the '08 so far?

I wonder if a replacement battery is available with more cranking power?

Look, lean, believe!!
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Re: Any known problems with the '08 so far?

2500km so far and............................................... ...........

no problems to report just joy and happiness.....and super impressed

Let's see if I have to say something badish, my rear will not last another 500km (Dunlop Qualifier Sportmax)
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Re: Any known problems with the '08 so far?

YES
There's one serious problem that I know only too well about them.
I dont have one
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Splatty: being another Brit rider I can relate to what you are saying regarding the weather, however taking it easy and going out for a ride in it will bring the miles up quicker for the supposed spring weather that should be here soon enough and you wont have to worry about still running it in, you can give it some welly with good road conditions.

I am due to pick mine up in the next couple of weeks and plan on doing a trip up north and back to scrub the miles in regardless of the weather, that way when its time she will be fully breathing and open to anything I throw at her.

Russ
I must be a Gremlin.............I'm allergic to the wet.

Just about to bunk off work and put at least 50-100 miles on the clock.
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