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post #1 of 9 Old 06-23-2012, 12:05 PM Thread Starter
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Something seriously wrong with this bike !

And thats an understatement. Just fiited my new Garmin sat nav and cant stop riding, its probably the best all round bike ive ever owned , contradiction its the best bike ive ever owned.The only downside is ive had a lot more aggro off the Mrs. than i evev did before for being out so long and never back on time.Oh well.
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post #2 of 9 Old 06-23-2012, 12:07 PM
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What else have you owned???

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I'd like it to be around 750-800 cc's since it's so street oriented. A little more oomph for the slab would be nice. 650 would be better for a more dirt oriented bike. A bit less buzzy too with a softer seat.

But you sure can't beat the value and MPG's.

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He won't be back for another month, having too much fun!

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I'd like it to be around 750-800 cc's since it's so street oriented. A little more oomph for the slab would be nice.
I have absolutely zero trouble passing long lines of traffic on 2 lane roads, going too fast, collecting tickets, and even getting a 15 day suspension in Maine. 650 is puh-lenty! :mrgreen:

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I have absolutely zero trouble passing long lines of traffic on 2 lane roads, going too fast, collecting tickets, and even getting a 15 day suspension in Maine. 650 is puh-lenty! :mrgreen:
Agreed. Loaded up it takes a second or two longer to pass but had my wee up to indicated 100 a few times...

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[QUOTE=D.T.;826184]I'd like it to be around 750-800 cc's since it's so street oriented. A little more oomph for the slab would be nice. 650 would be better for a more dirt oriented bike. A bit less buzzy too with a softer seat.

Uh, oh another case of got the wrong bike.
Mine is perfect.
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Ive had a broard selection of bikes last three were cb1300 cbr600 tdm900 considering what these bikes offer overall the wee wins hands down.
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TDM is prolly closest to the Wee - I was always fond of those TDM's back in the day..... Glad you're having a blast. These bikes are such good fun.

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