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Old 07-04-2013, 12:46 AM   #3672
paturoa
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Originally Posted by IowaAl View Post
Could someone who has ridden both the Standard and R model comment on the difference between the two for street riding. How much street worthiness is lost by the R? I read the R has lighter steering and less road feel. Any truth in that? Thanks so much for your comments.

I'd say that is an accurate generalisation for street riding, but the difference is actually quite small. I found the std's seat height makes it also feel like a smaller / lighter bike to sit on.
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