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Old 09-26-2012, 01:39 AM   #245
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Originally Posted by JMo (& piglet) View Post
Sure, I don't doubt that some improvements could be made - although when the majority of the reports here seem to suggest owners are very happy with the fueling/power response as stock, it doesn't seem to make a lot of sense to buy a $4000 bike, and put a $700 exhaust on it?
Does it really make sense to ride a motorcycle when you're so much more protected in a car?

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Originally Posted by JMo (& piglet) View Post
My response was initially to the youtube link a couple of pages back which showed a very loud aftermarket exhaust - my point in all of this was simply that fitting dual-sport bikes with excessively loud pipes and riding them in public areas is going to get [more] trails closed down...
Do you really think loud exhausts are what's closing down public riding areas? Oh boy.
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