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September 11th, 2021, 06:48 PM   #11
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I dont want an ADV bike. I dont like the looks of any off them and I dont do the type of riding that would require one. Some of them are very powerful I know but not as powerful or as fast as the bike I choose to ride. For me riding is an emotional experience and ADV bikes have always screamed " look at me I am Mr sensible, boxes to put the kitchen sink in and some pressed shirts. Remember, they were first conceived as a way to get non bikers into riding to make up for the declining number of riders and the negative image biking attained. I am sure they are capable machines and in the right hands are as quick as Sports bikes/Hyperbikes in most situations but when pushing the limits they are not as quick (depending on the rider skill level). I will keep my 220hp Hyperbike that allows me to to blast up to 200mph occasionally and take my breath away with the acceleration everyday. Each to their own and riding motorcycles is a broad church. Ride Fast!
Let's do a trip across the Simpson desert. I'll Take a gs850, you take the hyperbike.
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September 11th, 2021, 08:41 PM   #12
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But can you back it in?
Up to a few weeks ago I thought my little 350 enfield couldnt be backed in.

Then someone with bad eyes and a big combi backed in on it while it was parked in a parking space!! The dickhead didnt even realise he hit it ... so he even got a bit of a slide out of it!! Id lol only Im still crying.
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September 17th, 2021, 12:48 PM   #13
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Touring bikes are comfortable to ride and sport bikes are like work.
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September 18th, 2021, 07:45 AM   #14
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Touring bikes are like 700 Lb couches on two wheels. Sport bikes get your heart going.
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September 19th, 2021, 01:05 AM   #15
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Touring bikes are like 700 Lb couches on two wheels. Sport bikes get your heart going.
Punt a touring bike on a good set of twisties .............. guaranteed to both get the heart racing and give you one hell of a lot of fun .................
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