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PostPosted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:20 pm 
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As it says what are the main differences between x1 and s1. models?
Which is considered the best,
also why is the one i have purchased come up as S1 on HPI check not X1 as advertised and any differences between 2001 and 2002?
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:49 pm 
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All X1's were registered as S1's in order to dodge homologation.
2002 X1's are parts bin builds to the same spec. as 2001.
S1 and X1 are totally different bikes.....main differences are fuel injection and removeable frame section on X1.......S1's look better but X1 is a far superior machine.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:54 pm 
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As ever thanks for your time and advice.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:39 pm 
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An X1 looks in the mirror and wishes it was an S1............. :coat:


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:45 pm 
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While the S1 was dreaming of being a 97 M2.....


Shopping list
Twintail seat unit
Upgrade forks to RWU
etc.......
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 5:41 pm 
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Or the much more desirable 99 with skinny seat unit ;) and exhaust that doesn't burn your leg off :hehe:

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:50 am 
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so a 1999 M2is best?


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:18 am 
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No

If you prefer a carb and of course there are the aesthetics.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:20 am 
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So on a score of 1 to 10 which is the best tuber?


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:33 am 
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From an engineering perspective, the 2001 X1 is supposed to be the one with all the tuber upgrades made through the years and therefore the 'best'.
From a different perspective, nearly all those upgrades are retro fittable to earlier tubers, following the KISS principle, I prefer a carb over fuel injection and when looks come into the question the (early) M2s and S1s are the top of the tree. But this is all personnel taste, if you plan on running a 'standard bike' the 2001 X1 is the most sorted

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:59 am 
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I have a feeling that the X1 has slightly different steering geometry to give a bit quicker steering.....but I may be wrong.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:07 pm 
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Adam wrote:
I have a feeling that the X1 has slightly different steering geometry to give a bit quicker steering.....but I may be wrong.

quicker steering = fall off quicker !


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