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    Anyone heard the new R1 with its cross-plane crankshaft? I heard on go by in a parking lot last week and it sounded like a car. Really would like to hear it at 10k RPM's.
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nh_485SEJq4

    Check out the video, it sounds awsome. If I had the money, I'd have one. (to go with My Z!!!!)
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    Quote Originally Posted by motocopter View Post
    Anyone heard the new R1 with its cross-plane crankshaft? I heard on go by in a parking lot last week and it sounded like a car. Really would like to hear it at 10k RPM's.
    Ask and you shall receive. Sweetness.

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