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Old 02-13-2011, 04:55 PM   #70
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Originally Posted by Tom Herold View Post
AFIK adding in the price of the ohlins would take you close to the price of an R model.

The biggest reason you might want to go that route would be color options for the standard Street versus the R's where color's are a bit limited.

The engines, fuel management, gearing, are the same between the Street and the R - the only differences being an adjustable suspension, race spec brakes and different material covering the seat.

You are talking $3500 for Ohlins all the way around for a low-end least.

Plus the aforementioned need to change brake calipers, would be sort of silly to blow 50% of bikes price on suspension and keep those little axial brakes.
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