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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-16-2010, 08:51 AM Thread Starter
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I think this is pretty cool

Anyone get a chance to ride one of these before. It's the 1900 Yamaha Raider. Saw one the other day and really liked the looks.


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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-16-2010, 09:37 AM
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1900...??? No I don't remember back that far...lol... Really though, can't say that I have seen one, it is a very sharp lookin bike though, anyway I like its looks...
Looks like it's very low seated, but I don't see a radiator, so I suspect it is air or oil cooled, yeah looks pretty darn good...
Maybe a bit bigger and heavier than I would want though...
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I believe they are air cooled pushrod type engines. Closest japanese engine to a Harley V-Twin. I thought I read once that HD consulted Yamaha on the EVO engine and Yamaha took some from them as well.
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My uncle has one and he loves it. He picked it up new 09 on clearance out the door under $10k. And yes, it's another HD wannabe.

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