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Old 07-29-2012, 09:20 AM   #155
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Originally Posted by neduro View Post
Actually, you can get some of the factory parts if you're willing to pay. The 50mm alu forks are for rent for Dakar- 32,000 Euro to rent for the race, including a technician. You don't get to keep them (or, presumably, the tech) after the race.

As usual in motorcycling, I suspect the indian is much more important than the arrow... factory suspension for me would have meant fuck-all, but hey, if you've got the money, you may as well spend it, right?
Seriously? That is some crazy coin. Are the factory bikes really running gear that could translate into such improved performance that some would even consider paying 32 Large just to rent?
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