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Old 04-22-2013, 10:25 AM   #1713
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Location: Huanuco, Peru, SA, home in Mid-Coast Maine, USA
Oddometer: 470
Originally Posted by JMo (& piglet) View Post
A few photos from my first proper test-ride since the rebuild...

I did about 50 or 60 miles yesterday (currently only the centre 5L 'reserve' tank is plumbed in) including a good blast across the top of Salisbury Plain and a couple of other 'suitable' trails where I could open the throttle a little...

I have to say I'd forgotten quite how AWESOME this bike is! It can be scary fast if you want it to be, and at the same time Martin (at Torque Racing) has done a fantastic job servicing the forks - it felt so planted on loose gravel and rough pot-holed tracks...

I might have to refit all my nav gear and get this enter it in a rally or two before I HAVE to sell it...

She's beautiful! Even unpainted.

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