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Nick Kakasiouris
08-09-15, 03:12 PM
Hi Everyone and i picked up my latest addition to my Katana collection. Have been on a ride and its the fastest Kat i have riiden and all those trick bits are great. I will need to get the front forks redone and service the Olins and i will have this bike at Surfside on Sunday.406040614062
Nick

ThomasJ
08-09-15, 03:28 PM
Wow, wow, wow!!!!!!!! Looks fantastic.

gs110xsxz
08-09-15, 04:25 PM
Just the cats whiskers, very nice Nick I can see your smile all the way up here

Cheers
Max

Gammaboy
08-09-15, 04:38 PM
Keep a close eye on those aluminium brake line fittings - they're not known for longevity.

peteGSX
08-09-15, 04:46 PM
Oh very nice Nick!!!! I do like that red frame... at least now I'm not quite as jealous as I would've been a few days ago :D

Is that fancy frame bracing to the right and left of the engine or is there some other purpose?

Nick Kakasiouris
08-09-15, 04:58 PM
Oh very nice Nick!!!! I do like that red frame... at least now I'm not quite as jealous as I would've been a few days ago :D

Is that fancy frame bracing to the right and left of the engine or is there some other purpose?

Hi Pete,
The engine is not stock and Steve at old gold after a ride as do the others there believe it may be an 1170 or 1210 as Steve said it goes as hard as his 1290 racing Katana. Also it has a Dyna Ignition 2000 not a Outani as last post. This thing GOES!!
Nick

Nick Kakasiouris
08-09-15, 05:00 PM
Keep a close eye on those aluminium brake line fittings - they're not known for longevity.

Thanks Gam as it is not a daily ride and are similar to Venhill braided lines so will do.
Nick

Nick Kakasiouris
08-09-15, 05:01 PM
Just the cats whiskers, very nice Nick I can see your smile all the way up here

Cheers
Max

Hi Max,
I will have the SBE at Surfside Motorcycles on Sunday 13th for the Katana 35th promo.
Nick

Nick Kakasiouris
08-09-15, 05:06 PM
Wow, wow, wow!!!!!!!! Looks fantastic.

Thanks Tom,
This baby hoots and very happy and i need to change the front springs for bigger ones and have the rear Olins Serviced also the front tyre is dated 31/09 and the rear 22/10 so they will be getting replaced and Steve at Old Gold will pay for that. Was never a fan of Dunlops so will go with Bridgestone.
Nick

AJ67
08-09-15, 05:38 PM
She will certainly stand out in a crowd. Very nice.

drillit
08-09-15, 06:19 PM
Very nice!

If it's as fast as you say then it sounds like the frame colour should be described as maroon........

Toadboy
08-09-15, 06:24 PM
Very nice Nick (thumbs up here)

Shin-Ken 1074
08-09-15, 06:29 PM
Good to see it at last Nick. Thanks for the photos and update, well done mate!

Cheers.

rossko
08-09-15, 06:41 PM
Thanks Tom,
i need to change the front springs for bigger ones and have the rear Olins Serviced
Nick
You are probably a little larger than the previous Japanese owner.

Can't wait to see it in the flesh.
What time Sunday btw? I notice it Surfside have from 8.30-12

83KAT
08-09-15, 06:59 PM
...Nick, What a beauty and a hoot to ride, a couple of fixes and all AOK, cheers Ian.

Blihpo
08-09-15, 08:31 PM
Looks fantastic Nick, and congratulations! It certainly has lots and lots of goodies on it.... Well worth the wait.


Phil

Nick Kakasiouris
08-09-15, 08:57 PM
She will certainly stand out in a crowd. Very nice.

Thanks AJ and she has a beautiful noise from the Yoshi.

Nick Kakasiouris
08-09-15, 08:59 PM
Very nice!

If it's as fast as you say then it sounds like the frame colour should be described as maroon........

Careful Derek as i may put a BLUE stripe on the tank, :D and thanks.
Nick

Nick Kakasiouris
08-09-15, 09:00 PM
Very nice Nick (thumbs up here)

Thanks Eric very happy Kat man
Nick

Nick Kakasiouris
08-09-15, 09:01 PM
You are probably a little larger than the previous Japanese owner.

Can't wait to see it in the flesh.
What time Sunday btw? I notice it Surfside have from 8.30-12

Thanks Ross,
I will call in at your place about 7.00am and get going.
Nick

Nick Kakasiouris
08-09-15, 09:02 PM
Good to see it at last Nick. Thanks for the photos and update, well done mate!

Cheers.

Thanks Glen the wait was well worth it and the Sydney Kat boys will see her on Sunday.
Nick

Nick Kakasiouris
08-09-15, 09:04 PM
...Nick, What a beauty and a hoot to ride, a couple of fixes and all AOK, cheers Ian.

Thanks Ian,
will have many happy rides on this beast.
Nick

Nick Kakasiouris
08-09-15, 09:06 PM
Looks fantastic Nick, and congratulations! It certainly has lots and lots of goodies on it.... Well worth the wait.


Phil

Hi Phil, i have replied to your email mate.
Nick

drillit
08-09-15, 09:17 PM
Careful Derek as i may put a BLUE stripe on the tank, :D and thanks.
Nick

......i wouldn't do that - blue only comes good once every eight years or so - it'll be a long time between drinks!

Tomcat
08-09-15, 11:16 PM
Nice Nick
Look forward to seeing it down at Brookvale.
Don't forget earlier post of option for breakfast meet up before Surfside.

Oh,
And I like the rear mudguard!!!
:cool:

Nick Kakasiouris
09-09-15, 08:35 AM
......i wouldn't do that - blue only comes good once every eight years or so - it'll be a long time between drinks!

:eek::D:D:D;)

Nick Kakasiouris
09-09-15, 08:37 AM
Nice Nick
Look forward to seeing it down at Brookvale.
Don't forget earlier post of option for breakfast meet up before Surfside.

Oh,
And I like the rear mudguard!!!
:cool:

Thanks Stuart, i will not be able to make Breakfast but will meet you and the others at Brookvale.
Nick

Ivan
07-10-15, 02:17 AM
Fantastic!

donga
07-10-15, 11:30 AM
great to see another one in good hands onya nick

Nick Kakasiouris
07-10-15, 07:11 PM
Fantastic!

Thanks Ivan

Nick Kakasiouris
07-10-15, 07:12 PM
great to see another one in good hands onya nick

Thanks Donga and look forward to some rides but need to be careful as she is very THIRSTY:o

The Chief
07-10-15, 07:34 PM
Nice looking KAT Nick, Well done.
Cheers.

Nick Kakasiouris
09-10-15, 06:54 PM
Thanks Chief this bike gets lots of attention,:D