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Old 10-31-2012, 09:14 PM   #2065
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Location: Utarded in Lubbuttock
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So I am looking for a good sport-tourer.

I want:
- cruise at 85 mph with little wind buffeting and vibration
- 35-40 mpg
- hard luggage
- easy to do my own maintenance/farkle

I test rode a used FJR 1300 (about 25K miles) and a new Honda 2010 ST 1300. The ST was by far more comfortable, better throttle response, better wind protection, less vibration at 80-85 mph.

Is this the general consensus on comparing these two bikes? I am really looking for an Sport Tourer with long legs as I will be traveling frequently from TX to TN.

Most of my riding experience is off-road on KTMs, or on-road on a GS, and I would like to spend less than 10K.
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