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Old 04-08-2008, 08:21 PM   #38
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Location: Back on the east side
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Originally Posted by switchback
Perhaps the current owner monkeyed with it but it was extremely slow to reach 40 mph.
Help me make sense of it.
Sounds like there was something amiss with the bike. Gearing changed? Running lean? Something was wrong with it.

I took mine out on Sunday and did a few backroads not too far from me. I had no trouble doing 40 MPH and faster, on paved and unpaved roads.

If you're used to a bigger bike, it's not going to kick you in the pants in the same way. But if you rev the engine out, she'll move.
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