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Old 10-10-2013, 07:21 PM   #333
F650Dakar_Norway
What off-season?
 
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The German ABE ( Allgemeiner Betriebs Erlaubnis ) rules are known to be more strict and rigorously enforced than any other EU or non-EU countries.

This dates back to several seventies vintage high speed autobahn accidents with aftermarket fairings on early Gold Wings and other brands at elevated speeds.

As we know - most other countries don't have free speed autobahns - hence also a less restrictive aftermarket equipment approval regime than Germany.

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