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Man, not too many of these bikes made it into this country. I've got wood for one, though, and if anyone comes across one please let me know. These were like mini RC30's, V4's at 400cc's (me thinks). Jim Hunter has a real nice RC30 for sale for 12k if any of you guys are flush, the NC30 goes for appreciably less.

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dgy,

there is a guy that we race with in wera that has one. it's not for sale, but he always threatens to bring it out to race. he races duc 916 and 748. f'ing guy has two of each (backups).

he is a hell of a good time to party with afterwards.

you should come down to a wera summit race, you'd love it!

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I have never seen an NC30 in the states, I don't think they were sold here. I have seen an RC30 on the streets though when I lived in new orleans.

There are tons of 400cc sportbikes never brought to this country, which means the US is getting cheated out of good small bikes. The cbr400, the zx400r have never seen sale on our shores.

Conversley, the fzr400 is cheap, all aluminum, can be brought down to a race weight under 300 lbs, an fzr600 or yzf R6 motor can be swapped in with minimal effort, and makes an awsome track bike. They handle awsome and are probably a lot easier to find than an nc30 (and probably cost less too - $2k will buy you a clean fzr400).
 

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Dougy,
I think George has both an NC and RC30 in his collection.... not that he would sell either...I'm just..you know...saying :)

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I didn't know about that FZR-R6 mod, that would be a nifty track day bike. But, I'm guessing one of the reasons Dgy is into the NC30 is that it's NOT an FZR-400. V-4, semi exotic, etc.

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There was an article in Classic Bike awhile ago about that whole series. The RC30, while a fab' bike, is an overheater but can be gotten for around 12k. The NC30 is just plain a lot of motorcyle for the money, which seems to be around 5k. Just one of those "someday" bikes for me. If I really wanted a killer bike, I'd have to look at the new Yami 600, the one that turns 17'500 and is like a little MotoGP bike. 10K!

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