G wrote:Really nice Z 1R and Kettle.
This thread resonates with me quite a bit and I can really appreciate the dilemma Fred has.
I actually part exed a gt750B in that colour for a Z1R back in the day so have an affinity to both. However the one I couldn't get was a z900 a4 hence sourcing one and restoring.
Fred has addressed all the weaknesses I recall from the Z in particular the brakes which were shocking in complete contrast to the Gt 750 .
Cant really help other than say go with your heart .Whatever you end up with will be a good place to be and your money should be safe.
All the Best G
All good advice G.