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Clint, this new section looks great!

Do you have any threads on the BMW K1200R? Or any of the other super standards from KTM, Aprilla, Ducati, Yamaha (FZ1), MV, Triumph? If so IMHO, I think this would be a good home for them too.

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What constitutes a Super Standard? Since it's super, isn't it no longer standard :D
That's a great question. I first saw the term "Super Standard" in Cycle World and then Sport Rider and subsquently a few other mags and forums. It seems to me (and I could be wrong, this is the best definition I've found so far though) that a super standard is a bike with standard ergos, equipment configuration and having little, if any fairing and is powered by a sport bike mill. Like the B-King having the Hayabusa engine.

If anyone has an "official" definition, I'd love to hear it.

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Though, thinking about the above definition, it might be too limiting.

I will go "search" for a proper definition.

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For me, it started with the 1100's of yesteryear and now includes the Bandit, the ZRX, and almost any other "liter" standard like the FZ1 and SV1000.
 

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For me, it started with the 1100's of yesteryear and now includes the Bandit, the ZRX, and almost any other "liter" standard like the FZ1 and SV1000.

I think you're right. Now that I think about it, I've seen several bikes listed as "super standards" that had unique mills...not necessarily sport bike derived. Your definition makes more sense.

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I should mention that they require handlebars as opposed to clipons.
 

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Hi all just another B-King owner here looking in... I own a Black on Black B-King and a 2000 red and silver Busa. My wife rides a red 2000 Bandit 1200S.
 

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Welcome. Apparently you have a household allergy to puny engines. :)
 

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Welcome. Apparently you have a household allergy to puny engines.
LOL I guess you could say that please check out my home page link. From time to time my wife and I love to drag race the Mustang or the cycles.
 
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