Should i buy one




#1
I have owned a CBR XX for a little over a year now. I looked at the Hayabusa A few days ago. I like the color scheme and the basic set up of the bike. I can get a good price for by Blackbird. I need some advise. I can't ride an RC51 or a GSXR1000 as the ridng position is too aggressive. (It aggravates an old neck injury). On the Blackbird I have a GIVI windscreen and Heli bars. Has nyone set up their bike with these mods, I really like the bike but need to get a little more upright in riding psition.

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#2
I am 6 foot 4 tall 260 pounds and I am very comfortable on my Busa I also sat on a GSXR1000 and an R1 both bikes where much too agressive for someone my height my knees hit my elbows. The busa I have a very nice riding position and the only time I get stiff is two up it is still better than my 1100 but if she relaxes on me my neck gets stiff alittle
 
#3
I swopped my Blackbird for a Busa...To be honest, the Busa seems more comfortable for me...have fitted Zero Gravity DB, and it really does the job.
Can't comment on raised bars..don't like em personally, but to each his/her own.
But....the Busa is a different kettle of fish, when it comes to performance, ya need to take care, when you first get going.
Best of luck.
 
#4
I looked over both the busa and the blackbird. I choose the Busa. I have a Zero Gravity Sport touring windscreen on the front, and helibars, and i do a lot of 300 mile days. The setup works well for me... The sport touring screens adds 4-5 inches of height to the typical windscreen. The helibars raise the riding position about an 1-1 1/2inches and bring the end of the bars back about 1 5/8 inches. this setup reduces the reach to the bars, raises the bars, as well as reduces the amount of air you neck and shoulders encounter at speed.

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