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Old 03-12-2014, 01:15 PM   #1
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How does one define better handling ?

flickability?
stability ?
ride ?
traction?
effort ?

me thinks it means many different things depending on who you are talking to and what type of riding
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Old 03-12-2014, 02:04 PM   #2
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flickability?
stability ?
ride ?
traction?
effort ?

me thinks it means many different things depending on who you are talking to and what type of riding
Pretty much.

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Old 03-12-2014, 02:11 PM   #3
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melt ? we're getting another foot and a half tonite
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Old 03-12-2014, 02:16 PM   #4
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melt ? we're getting another foot and a half tonite
Wow! Hope it is gone by May when I will be visiting.

Good handling?

Neutral feel, good communication but still vocal to the conditions, and stable.
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Old 03-12-2014, 02:56 PM   #5
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Old 03-12-2014, 03:15 PM   #6
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Old 03-12-2014, 05:12 PM   #7
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When I come out of a bumpy corner, maybe an off camber one that tightens up late, the bike is pretty much where I had planned on it being, with little to no corrections made along the way. Does exactly what I was thinking at the time. Does it effortlessly, quickly, with no arguement about it. Accurately. And makes me want to do it again. And again. Sure some types of bikes need more stability, some need more flick ability, whatever the purose of this particular motorcycle, The difference between a bike that handles like a turd and one that handles great is obvious once you are riding.
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Old 03-12-2014, 05:23 PM   #8
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A BMW GS has all those qualities and more.
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Old 03-12-2014, 05:28 PM   #9
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Its completely subjective. Hell, some people put car tires on their bikes and say they handle fine



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Old 03-12-2014, 06:00 PM   #10
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My thoughts are flickability and effort. Going from a CBF1000 to FJR1300 both are sport tourers and have nearly identical measurements from pegs to seat to handlebars. The CBF is easier to move as it's 140lbs lighter but less stable for the same reasons.
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Old 03-12-2014, 06:23 PM   #11
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flickability?
stability ?
ride ?
traction?
effort ?

me thinks it means many different things depending on who you are talking to and what type of riding
All of them together.
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Old 03-12-2014, 06:23 PM   #12
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Its completely subjective. Hell, some people put car tires on their bikes and say they handle fine
car tires handle just fine
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Old 03-12-2014, 06:37 PM   #13
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car tires handle just fine
If you're on an Oldwing.
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car tires handle just fine
yup. some people say that
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If you're on an Oldwing.
You know the op is the spokesperson for studded blizzaks on a bike, right?
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