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2013 vs. 2019 have you ridden both generations?

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I know the newest gen got a slight nerf to HP but a sprocket change as well.

If you have ridden both can you describe the difference? My 2013 just got totalled out and wondering if i should move to a newer gen or just replace the one i fell in love with.

Currently on my gfs cbr1000rr while waiting for my check 馃槺
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Yep. Honestly the ride is about the same. New gens slightly more power but every bike varies so much depending on break in, mods and just the fact no two engines produce the same numbers. But the new gens will always be a little stronger due to the obvious. But it鈥檚 not like you鈥檙e comparing a 600 to a litter bike. A new gen will cost you more. Be easier to find. It鈥檚 a decision only you can decide tho. If you have 10k to spend and can find a gen like you had in great shape cheaper that will give you the extra money to build it the way you want to.

if I found a 13 with 100 miles and a 2020 with 100 miles and they both was the same price I鈥檇 prob get the 20. If the 13 was 1/3 cheaper I鈥檇 get it. Your challenge will be finding an older gen that鈥檚 not been ragged out. Being all things equally the new gen will just be shinier. It鈥檚 not like the technology has evolved to where the older gens arnt relative.

If I could buy a brand now 03/04 I鈥檇 buy it over a 23. But that鈥檚 just MY favorite gen. Find a new gen ride it and then decide if it鈥檚 worth the extra money


I鈥檓 slightly impressed you have a girlfriend who rides a litter bike tho.
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Scumbag you said all that but didnt even mention that the new gen has a quick shifter stock and the old gen doesnt.
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2013 - it's prettier. But I'm biased as fuck and would ensure all my upgrades go to the replacement bike (sprockets, quick-shifter, turbo).
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2013 - it's prettier. But I'm biased as fuck and would ensure all my upgrades go to the replacement bike (sprockets, quick-shifter, turbo).
I agree. The 13 was one of the nicest looking gens out of all of them.
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I got my '13 all shined and prepped for the first day on track this year, tomorrow and Sunday 馃槏馃槏
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Nice bro. Hope it goes well. Pics!!!
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