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Old 07-02-2012, 01:22 PM   #129
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Originally Posted by TheMuffinMan View Post
So you want a 750cc adventure bike that puts out as much power as a 950 currently does, that is lighter by about 140 lbs, and has longer stock fuel range than a 950.

Sounds a bit unrealistic to me, but maybe that's just me.
The 950 was carburated, 90 HP, and 407 lbs dry, and in 2007, so I don't think in todays technology with 1000 cc bikes easily making 180+ hp, that a 750 FI LC8 based engine wouldn't have any problem making 90 HP reliably. As far as weight, low 400 lb mark DRY wouldn't be that hard either. Hell man, the 2012 990 Adventure R is 456 lbs dry ! ! ! Doesn't seem to "unrealistic" to me.
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When your 6'8" with a 40" inseam, the bikes that fit you are limited ! ! !

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