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Old 04-05-2010, 01:09 PM   #590
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Joined: Aug 2006
Location: finally back in paradise...
Oddometer: 2,317
Originally Posted by McNeal
If funny that you should talk about wind storms. I've got a Ducati ST3 which I just got back out on the road after a long winter. Yesterday and today I've been bounced around by the wind (I think the ST3 is almost 125lbs lighter) and wondered if it wouldn't be more enjoyable to ride something with a little more weight.
On the windy prairies and the nearby Rockies, I've run into instances where I couldn't even pull over to the side of the road on the Vee (Red Deer thunderstorm), without chancing on being blown into the ditch...
Apparently the 950/990 Adventurer's can even be worse, hard to imagine...

Every owner of FJR's I've approached, has said their bikes just hunker down, lean over and soldier through the worst of my region's, extreme windy conditions. I'd settle for that !

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