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Old 10-12-2014, 11:45 PM
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Kinda looks like a cross dresser...
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Old 10-13-2014, 06:56 AM
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I like it. Russ what is your range on a full tank?

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I like it. Russ what is your range on a full tank?

Thanks guys.

7 gallon tank. At a relaxed pace it's about 280-300 miles.
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Looks sharp in its own style.

Gets me thinking once and awhile..... Dunno if I could, but I understand the reasoning!
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Old 11-13-2014, 07:51 AM
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Haven't been riding much due to everything going on, but commuted to work the last two days. I got a small tailbag for my stuff and left the saddlebags at home. It's weird how such a simple change can make such a difference. With less weight and less wind resistance, the bike is even more of a hoot.

It's really a testament to how well-sorted the bike is that it's equally adept at relaxed two-up touring as it is at blasting through winding country roads.
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Happy to hear the new scoot is such a hoot. I've ridden about 10K since ES and am even more comfortable at speed now!




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Final thoughts.....

It was a good bike. Crazy, insane power from the 6, with lusty sounds when giving it the spurs. Amazing suspension and brakes.

So why'd I get rid of it?

- The lack of a flywheel. While this makes it stupid fun to beat on, it also makes it impossible to ride smoothly, especially with a passenger. Coupled with the touchy throttle and the uber-light clutch, the bike was a PITA to ride slowly....which with the traffic here is a regular thing.

- The high center of gravity. The bike weighed 700~ish pounds, and it felt like it carried all of them in the mirrors. I can move the Roadie around at walking speeds far easier than I could do with the Beemer (thanks Boss).

- I knew it was a short-term relationship. No way I'd own a BMW bike past the warranty.

- There's that damn Harley thing. As much as I bitch about them, they're just so damned cool.
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All the others are Gateway bikes.
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