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Old 02-24-2011, 05:21 PM   #71
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Originally Posted by Cloud9 View Post

Ah, right. This thread is discussing the L model. Sorry.

But if the L has even less power then I would be even more cautious about trying to pass cars on the highway at 70 mph...
It can be done, my wife does it on hers, but you better have some room! It's a great bike, it will cruise down the highway at 65. Hills will slow you down, wind will slow you down. If you are in a hurry, buy a bigger bike. We like the smaller bikes for the trails we ride. We ride the highway too. I wouldn't mind having a bigger bike on the highway, but definitely not as fun on the trails.
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