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Old 08-15-2012, 08:06 AM   #5
Kristof Granit
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Generally speaking the Retro will earn a bit more MPG & your upper hyway speed can be higher as the rpm are lower.
Yes

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Have been told by an owner that the over all ride is smoother.
Yes - Even a little bit too smooth (forks) for me on some bad roads

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Keep in mind the Retro only comes in 1wd but still has the reverse.
Yes

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I found the seat to handle bar position is different, but nothing that would drive me away from either.
For long rides I am more "confortable" on the Gear Up.

Very shortly:
You are "1.80m" you want to drive "off road": Tourist, patrol or Gear Up

You want a nice looking hack for "sundays" rides, on "normal" roads: Retro
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