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Old 03-25-2013, 07:32 AM   #67
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Location: Burlington, VT
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Originally Posted by Bikeaddict View Post
The R was steadier at high speeds!!! I assume that me being a bit higher and slightly hunched over the front did its wonders. I cannot explain it otherwise. I was really impressed by the R, more so from the standard model, because I expected a more … ahem, lively character. It’s amazing how electronics tame the 18”-21” wheels set up and the bike really goes and steers that well.
This really surprises me. I would've expected the Standard one to be better on roads and at high speeds.

What was the difference in handling and leaning?
Burlington, VT
2009 F800GS, 1995 R1100GS, 2013 Moto Guzzi Stelvio NTX, 2002 Triumph Tiger, 1984 Honda Magna with Velorex Sidecar, 1969 Jawa Sport
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