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Old 12-14-2012, 12:47 PM   #109
mrbreeze
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Originally Posted by AKjitsu View Post
I spent a week in the Dolomites with a Crossrunner and my clear impression was “why did they even build this thing?”. Want to know what the ergos are like? Put a full-on sportbike an paddock stands and hop on. Now that your heels are firmly planted in your ass, add some ape hangers. The low speed handling of this bike is the squirreliest and most unstable I’ve experienced in twenty years. And it wasn’t just me. This was a rental bike and both side bags were rashed all to hell. If there’s some point to this bike it completely escapes me.

sounds like it had been wrecked more than once. Perhaps that would account for the instability? The pegs don't look high to me, but now that you mention it, they do appear to be back pretty far.
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