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Offline Monkeynuts

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Another excited owner
« on: October 25, 2016, 09:26:03 PM »
Hi guys just saying hi. New 2017 blue toy due in December to go alongside my R nine t and wr250r. Just changing the r1200rs for the XR, I need I bit more naughty fun than what the RS can offer !
I don't bounce like I use to!

Offline Gatsoburner

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Re: Another excited owner
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2016, 09:48:30 PM »
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I'd guess the other 2 might gather dust !
Therapy...

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Offline Monkeynuts

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Re: Another excited owner
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2016, 10:48:15 PM »
The R ninet definitely will not, it is a great bike that takes you back to basics, it has a full titanium akro exhaust that sound fantastic.
All depends on how I feel as to which toy I got out on !
I don't bounce like I use to!

Offline Troppo

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Re: Another excited owner
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2016, 03:20:42 AM »
The RS and the XR are very different bikes, as you will find out.

The XR is a hoot.  Enjoy.

Offline Monkeynuts

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Re: Another excited owner
« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2016, 10:29:03 AM »
Yep I know it's going to be fun, had the s1kr before the rs so i know what to expect, just a bit more suspension travel to help with the jumps and wheelies !!!
I don't bounce like I use to!

Offline Troppo

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Re: Another excited owner
« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2016, 11:28:04 AM »
You will find the suspension much more compliant than the R.  My R felt really hard compared with the XR...

Offline Monkeynuts

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Re: Another excited owner
« Reply #6 on: October 26, 2016, 08:02:56 PM »
I did find that the harder you pushed the r, the better she was, until I bottomed her out 😯
I don't bounce like I use to!

 



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