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Old 09-03-2013, 08:23 PM   #447
speed_racer
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Originally Posted by veefer8 View Post
Ah yes. When your fully loaded 800 is lying upside down and you can't pick it up all you need to do is think about how great it looks and feels riding down the hwy. lol.
No really that is a point for the f8.
lol however at least when he gets off his f800 his ass doesn't feel like its being past around like candy at a prison..

Not to mention he will get off the bike about 2 hours before the g650 rider due to speed..

But the one denominator in this is you dont buy a bike to lay it upside down in the first place. But if you do, a wet weight of a G650 192kg (+ luggage) still isnt going to be light to pick up..

But if your riding a f800 that fr 230mm/rr 215mm suspension might give you the ground clearance/better travel you needed to not hit the rock that tipped you in the first place compared to the G650's fr 170mm/rr 140mm..

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