Hayabusa Meaning of Name???

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  1. BigK

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    Is there a definition the word Hayabusa, What does it mean?


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  2. Krieg

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    The Hayabusa is a type of Falcon. It is in fact the fastest Falcon in the word and reported to achive speeds of 186 miles per hour in a dive.
     
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    Right on it swoops down on its prey @ that speed.
     
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    What they said!!!
     
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    Ive heard thats why it goverened at 186??
     
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    Thanks Krieg!!! It's cool to know that we have a bike named after an awesome bird.

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    Loosely translated the kanji on the hayabusa (named after the bird or Japan's bullet train) means "strong and fast"

    Don't remember where I picked up that tidbit....
     
  8. BigBSBusa

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    Peregrine falcon to be specific. [​IMG]
     
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    It's actually goverened at 186 due to the European Union banning bikes that can exceed 300kph (186mph).

    The Perigrine Falcon (A.K.A. Hayabusa in Japan) has been clocked in a dive in excess of 200mph.  To date it's the fastest know bird on the planet.

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  10. TruWrecks

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    Pretty close from what I've heard.

    I have a friend, from China, who told me that the Kangi said "Accurate".

    Either way it kicks butt!

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  11. PACIFICBUSA

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    hayabusa - a loosely used japanese term to describe strength and speed. It is also the name given to the peregrine falcon in Japan....


    The japanese have used this term on many things....first one was a plane. The name was alos lent to some wartime ships (or subs?), if I remember correctly. Most notably, the name is also used on the Bullet Train....a japanese train that is capable of covering insane amounts of railroad track in even more insane time.
     
  12. RidersNation

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    Yes
    Pac that's right if you look up Hayabusa it will come up as a plane (WWII fighterplane), train (The Bullet train), the Peregrine Falcon, and Yes the Kanji means
    "Strong" eg: when you say "HAYA" ((HIGH -YAA)) in Karate and "busa" means fast or swift.

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    BTW
    Hayawara is the name of the X1 Yoshi bike wara means light
     
  13. BusaAdmirer

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    its the fastest falcon in the world!!
     
  14. shenoyp

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    ....ok now that all the doubts have been cleared!!! can we post wh0re in this thread [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  15. shenoyp

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    ...oh and welcome to the board BigK
     
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    Thanks again to everyone, I appreciate your imput. I had no idea that I was buying a bike which had so much history behind its name. Now I feel Special and Privileged to be a Hayabusa Owner!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

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    The bird in question preys on Blackbirds. It "swoops down and eats little blackbirds for lunch....." that is attributied to a Suzuki engineer being questioned about the name.
     
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    Right, it's a dig at Honda...
    http://www.motorcycle.com/mo/mccompare/topspeed/99topspeed.html
     
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    When people see this symbol, they know! [​IMG]
     

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    Nakajima Ki-43 II "Oscar"
    "Hayabusa" (Peregrine Falcon)
    From the 2nd Company, 54th Flight, Pacific theater 1943

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    Carl
     

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