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Old 03-25-2013, 07:32 AM   #67
RRVT
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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?
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