View Single Post
Old 04-08-2013, 12:13 AM   #49
fredgilb OP
Gnarly Adventurer
 
fredgilb's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2013
Location: Rockland county, NY
Oddometer: 179
Quote:
Originally Posted by wilmar13 View Post
That Husky was a 900cc Nuda... Of course not sold to NA.

After seeing the video, I'm really surprised anyone would use a sport bike (esp with 100hp limit) though it did look like they had bar conversions and not clip-ons.

I would think a lightweight but reliable supermoto would be the way to go. Like mentioned KTM 690 is a nice compromise. Of course an Aprilia SXV 550 with an IMS 5.2gal tank would be pretty fun too.

Looks like a fun event no matter what you ride though!
The top guys are pretty evenly matched on time keeping & navigation. As the saying goes, you can lose on navigation and win on special stages. So the sportbikes with higher bars are the way to go. But for the rest of us, well, it's bring what you're most comfortable on. Personally, I wish I had had ABS with all the rain last year. Re; 100hp limit, they're getting rid of it in 2014.

fredgilb screwed with this post 08-27-2013 at 10:04 PM
fredgilb is offline   Reply With Quote