Originally Posted by NJ-Brett
Am I the only one who enjoys abusing smaller bikes (less power) then loafing along on a bigger bike most of the time?
I get to hit the power peak in every gear, speed shift, tuck in, brake late and hard, and go full throttle out of turns ALL THE TIME.
If I had a bike that broke the speed limit in 1st or 2nd, I would just get locked up!
I am the guy who could not resist lofting the front wheel at 80 mph.
Yes, locked up.
Even on my old 700 Nighthawk S when I was loafing, when I'd glance at the speedo I was doing 75-80 mph. Just too easy to go too fast without realizing it. Not done so often on a 550 street bike or a 650 on down dual sport. The feel usually warns you.
Ever get lost? You know, that good kind of lost - come to a dirt road intersection and you have no idea where you are or which way to turn? I like when that happens!
Mark - klx678
95 KLX650C w/Vulcan piston bigbore, Now an 09 KLX250S, selling my 90 Zephyr 550