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Old 09-10-2010, 12:55 PM   #1962
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Originally Posted by Motodisiac
It cracks me up when people complain about Multistrada not running too well below 3K. It's a motorcycle for God's sake, not a dump truck, SUV or tractor. You are supposed to rev it up. Leave lugging at 2K to diesels. Once you move RPM needle clockwise, you will discover a lot of fun

When you are just cruising around town or commuting your gonna be in that 3-4k rpm range. This is not a 1198 superbike. The problem is real and very annoying to most riders.
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