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Old 10-11-2012, 07:07 AM   #25
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Originally Posted by Packer View Post
That item should not be confused with a brake. That is a "gentle retardation device".

Asquatch, get the Beemer, you'll spend far more time riding and far less time fettling. The massive suspension travel will take some brain adjustment. The bean cans are troublesome but if you use it as a regular rider fit replacement electronic ignition.
There are no bean cans on the /5 series. Just points and there is nothing troublesome about them, honestly.
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