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post #6 of (permalink) Old 06-18-2017, 12:58 PM
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Join Date: Aug 2016
Location: Beautiful Upstate NY
Posts: 87
Here is my list:

Reasonable weight, carried pretty low.
Motor has nice character. Decent exhaust note and intake honk.
Aerodynamics are pretty good for an ADV bike. Fitted an MRA Vario Touring screen and I am good to go.
Fit and finish are nice.
Manual trans has reasonably light and positive shift action. I have had some false neutrals between 4th and 5th, but seems to be waining.
Good ergonomics for me, 5'6" 30" inseam. Everything is tall, but most ADVs are taller than the AT.
Fully Adjustable, decent suspension.
Decent Brakes, nice feel, good power.
You can turn the TC off and the ABS off on the rear wheel on the fly.
Handles well on and off road.
Attractive bike.
You don't see one every day.

Not a fan of the tube tires/wheels. Going to convert them to tubeless.
Wish they had made it with a 6.5 gal fuel capacity, less than 5 gal is not enough.

As I told my wife yesterday after coming back from a test ride (just installed a Booster Plug), it is a Lovely bike!



2016 Rally Red Manual Africa Twin
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