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Old 03-22-2012, 08:26 AM   #1085
apessino
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Originally Posted by kirb View Post
ST1300- 702lbs wet (heavy, real heavy)
VFR1200- 588 lbs dry (uncomfotable, no bags, short range)
Motus- 530 lbs wet
THAT'S why.
Sure, but a Ducati Multistrada 1200 is 480 lbs. wet and with a full tank, ABS, traction control, electronic suspension - it handles like a superbike and goes like a bat out of hell.

You can get a loaded S, put a full system on it (save another 15lbs or so and get a sound that will give you permaboner), have ever more top spec components than the MTS R (not to mention much higher tech all around) and still spend $15k less...
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