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Old 10-10-2006, 06:18 AM   #51
rideLD
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I have word from a very good source that the new bike was supposed to be a 450 twin with several versions including a full MX version. BMW and Aprilla could not come to terms on BMW using the 450 twin engine. Too bad. That 650 single is just a bad compromise.
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