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Old 10-15-2018, 12:50 PM   #21
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Wonger's post illustrates the beauty of a light dual sport. Ya don't wanna find your big ADV bike in that position
They would have to total my 1290 Super Adventure if it was in that position.
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Old 10-15-2018, 07:31 PM   #22
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These nerds on Advrider are taking out fancy scales and debating the accuracy of one vs two scales as if the bike would ride any different if it weighed what Honda says it does or if it weighed a bit more or less than that.

I raised the forks in the triples about 3/4" today and that got me .5" at the seat. 1.5" links come in on Wed. I hope to play around some on Wed evening or Thursday!
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Old 10-16-2018, 03:17 AM   #23
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Tell them the only scale that matters, just have to find some ducks.
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Old 10-16-2018, 05:41 AM   #24
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Tell them the only scale that matters, just have to find some ducks.
Thank you!!

And yeah it's easier to drag one of these out of there knowing the only thing you could do is scratch up some $30-$50 worth of plastics. The clutch slave cylinder bolt came loose, so when I slowed down for the tight turn and reached for the clutch...Nothing. It just kept pushing and I eventually washed the front. If I was better, I'm sure I could have dragged the rear brake and kept it from stalling, but it caught me off guard.


I'm looking forward to hearing your impressions of the new bike. It's still lite for a dual sport. Maybe not for a trail or woods bike, but its still lighter than the WR! That said, I still sort of wish I'd gotten the 300 just because they feel lighter than my 350 when riding on the trails. Unfortunately, even the XC-w still does kinda suck the life out of you on the road. The engine wasn't WAY more vibey than my 350 though.
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