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    Took a wild ride

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    Took this bad boy for a ride through the Tennessee mountains. Endless powerband.
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    How was the comfort level? I've sat on them and it was a stretch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by twowheeladdict View Post
    How was the comfort level? I've sat on them and it was a stretch.
    Wasn't too bad. Bars were a bit buzzy and hand were tingly. Bar ends would be a must.

    Could barely feel the extra 50+ HP at the back wheel. lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steammaker View Post
    Must be nice...
    It was but not for me. I took it out on a demo ride. Wanted to take the Versys but it wasn't available so I figured why not have a little fun.
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    These were taken by a Photographer when I was out testing out new suspension settings. I had no clue how off the settings were. Great learning experience as well.
    Took a bit on the run to gain confidence but what the pics (totally candid. Had no clue he was there until I was heading right at him) confirmed was my riding posture.
    Also with the new settings, I was able to take the same turns a lot faster and with less lean angle. I no longer feel like I have to push the bike down and hold it down do to improperly adjusted front shocks


    421-1.jpg421-2.jpg

    I'll be posting the video I took during that stretch so you can see it real-time..Once Im at a hotel that has some sort of wireless that doesn't take 21,395 minutes to upload the small file
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    The Photo's in the previous post were taken at 1:35 and 1:37 in this video. I have no clue what happened with the sound


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ut9E...ature=youtu.be
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