1190 RS

Discussion in 'General' started by chadspaint, Oct 13, 2011.

  1. chadspaint

    chadspaint Well-Known Member

    Any predictions on how this bike will fair? It has a much better look than the passt Buells. And it is racing this weekend.. I know. I know nothing about Buell . but this bike caught my eye. And sorry if i started a thread that already exists. Also i would like to say . I don't mean to offend anyone but starting this thread. I am mearly curious about such a motorcycle. And yes. I am being selfish becuase i am posting this for my own personal gain
     
  2. Mongo

    Mongo Administrator

    Racing where? With who on it against who?

    The bike itself is cool as hell.
     
  3. chadspaint

    chadspaint Well-Known Member

    WSMC Higbee
     
  4. Mongo

    Mongo Administrator

    Ah. Not really the best test of how it can do but it'll be cool to see.
     
  5. SPL170db

    SPL170db Trackday winner

    When I was doing CCS at NJMP last month Barney was there testing the 1190 in a few classes. If I remember hearing correctly over the PA I think his best time was a low 25's (fastest lap that day was Eric Stump doing a 24.8). I have to say though, friggin bike sounds like a monster from another planet, lol.
     

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  6. Paint Shaker

    Paint Shaker Tractor Motor Racer

    It'll suck... :crackup: :crackup:
     
  7. chadspaint

    chadspaint Well-Known Member

    Unless Toye shows up on the s 1000 R. :D
     
  8. Mongo

    Mongo Administrator

    Good point, all depends on who shows and how hard he has to push it.
     
  9. vosnick52

    vosnick52 Team Full Effect

    Hope it is as fast as it looks. Sweet bike!
     
  10. G.Rand

    G.Rand Well-Known Member

    The racing this weekend will be at Streets of Willow -- counter-clockwise, too. Not the best arena for larger bikes.
     
  11. Lever

    Lever Well-Known Member

    MSRP: $39,999?!?! Does it fly and make coffee too?
     
  12. ckruzel

    ckruzel Graphicologist Xtremeist

    taylor did really good on a customers bike at njmp for the last round, after he rode it, they were shipping it to the owner
     
  13. stickboy274

    stickboy274 Stick-a-licious Tire Dude

    Buell hater
     
  14. CJ

    CJ Well-Known Member

    The Barney and Taylor bike is one and the same....

    Only the tires are different...
     
  15. Paint Shaker

    Paint Shaker Tractor Motor Racer

    I know!!! :D

    How dare they stick a water cooled V-twin in place of my beloved, late 60's techno, air cooled, pushrod tractor motor! :wow:



    In all seriousness, I do expect good things in 2012 from the 1190. I'll predict a top 5, possibly even a podium!! :rock:
     
  16. SPL170db

    SPL170db Trackday winner

    Maybe Tommy Hayden will get picked up by EBR for 2012 :D :D :D
     
  17. panthercity

    panthercity Thread Killa

    1190RS or 1190RR?
     
  18. lightning97

    lightning97 Well-Known Member

    Barnes is racing this weekend at Daytona. some fast guys here so we may see how it does. same bike that Knapp was on at Jersey.
    tim
     
  19. 418

    418 Expert #59

    :stupid:

    I love the bike but c'mon....
     
  20. Gigantic

    Gigantic Maverick Moto Media

    Geoff May made it look good, if not fast at njmp... [​IMG]
     

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