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Old 04-27-2011, 06:13 PM   #34
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Originally Posted by shu View Post
The DR650 is actually pretty close to the UJM, I think.

well, it's pretty low powered for bikes today, but it would have been pretty average in the early seventies: 35 hp, same as the Honda 350 I think.

I'd agree you were on to something there in terms of ergos/stance/nakedness

but as you pointed out, I think the power (and delivery) would be woefully outmatched vs. most modern day standards

probably hangs fine with the modern retro bikes though
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