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Old 02-09-2011, 08:59 AM   #42
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Originally Posted by sellmeyer View Post
I'm surprised that nobody has mentioned this yet...

...the engine on this has been de-tuned down to 48HP. I've read elsewhere that this will meet a new Euro-restriction on certain moto-licenses....?
Yep, from 2012 any rider under 24 will be restricted to 47bhp. I'm guessing the 48bhp here qualifies for some reason.

It's also just occured to me that it may be competing with the 660 Tenere over here, which is also 48bhp(ish).
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