[OT] Re: [ILUG] Google 'behind the scenes' tech talk
martin+ilug at list-petersen.net
Wed Nov 17 00:16:23 GMT 2004
On Tue, 2004-11-16 at 23:31, Paul Jakma wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Nov 2004, Martin List-Petersen wrote:
> >> 1. 95HP on an 105kg vehicle is even more impressive - one day I
> >> *will* own an Aprilia RSV250, oh yes.
> > Dunno .. My ~200kg '89 XJ600 has 72HP
> Hmm, XJ600 ~200kg.. a bit more surely? ;)
Not the old ones :) And actually 2 or 3 years later the engine had less
Dry weight: 188 kg
> > and costs me less than a 8th, of what Weeboy is paying in insurance
> > :o) If just the van insurance could get down around that area, i
> > could certainly live with it.
> > Anyhow I bet even the Aprilia will cost you more in Insurance than the
> > bike itself.
> Well, I already have an Aprilia RS250, insurance is about 1.8k fully
> comp, 1.2k 3rd party only.
Eh ... i pay around 380 EUR/year 3rd party, fire + theft. In Ireland,
believe it or not.
> The RS*V*250 OTOH, you wont get it insured - its a race bike ;) (and
> an absolute animal - saw one at mondello once and it left even big 1L
> sports bikes for dead down the straights ;) ).
It's a two stroke bike, what would you expect ? Even my old RD400 was an
animal in it's hightime (mine was a '79)
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