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any FZ1 out there?

Joined
Jul 16, 2009
Messages
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Location
Richardson, TX
#7
I've got an 06 I'm not overly attached to.

JMZ- My online experience has been that 1st gen owners are quite proud of their bikes and insist that the 2nd gen was an unnecessary change on a perfect original design. But I like mine. It's way nicer than my ninja 300 but I miss my SV1000S more.
 
Joined
Nov 5, 2008
Messages
1,342
Location
East, Tx
#8
How do the first and second gen fz1's compare
Sorry for the late reply.

We had both at the same time for a while.



To me they were completely different bikes. Both had ample power and were reasonably comfortable. With out getting the OP's thread way off track discussing the differences between them I will just generalize and say I found the GenI to be more comfortable for long rides and the GenII to have a slight edge performance wise being a sportier ride. Since then the GenII has moved on to a new owner and no more than my wife is riding now the GenI may end up leaving to.:argh:
 
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