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Old 01-16-2013, 01:08 AM   #15
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Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Tanzania
Oddometer: 109
One guy, Joe Pichler, is currently testriding the new 1190 through East-Africa. According to his sayings the throttle control is much smoother than with the previous 990. On the other hand the ground clearance is reduced.
Might be a reason to wait and test, as this are really two issues to consider. I'm owing a "R" and am really happy with it, especially the clearance helped a lot on previous trips, while the (relatively) rough or better direct throttle needs to be handled.
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