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Old 04-05-2010, 03:03 PM   #592
Beastly Adventurer
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Originally Posted by 996DL
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...
There were a few times yesterday I thought the bike and I were going to swap positions. I'm sure a FJR would be a lot more stable. Of course, today I went through a few corners at speeds I doubt a larger bike would handle as well. That's not to say the FJR is a slouch in the handling department. Lighter bikes are typically more confidence inspiring. All bike have there pluses and minus.
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