What is your four wheeled twin?

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by HappyForNow, Jul 23, 2013.

  1. scottrnelson

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  2. Prettyboy

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    Wait, what was the difference in the first place? I only posted here because I read this part of the forum and not the other one.
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  3. gmk999

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  5. BryonLewis

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    Mine are already twins:

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  9. SkagitStan

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    Slow, some say underpowered, but both will go almost anywhere, carry a ton of crap, and can be fixed out in the middle of nowhere with some wire, duct tape and a BFH.:deal
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  10. KoolBreeze

    KoolBreeze Been here awhile

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    I can see a bit of this. mine is similar but there really isn't much of an exact match as one aspect is lacking.

    R1200GS - Jeep SWB Convertible. only thing is the Jeep is more capable off road than the GS while the opposite is true for street. both are sporty and even classy in a rugged sense. both are icons. both bring the "I once owned a jeep/bmw moto" or other similar comments and are in general conversation starters. both are relatively capable of taking you damn near anywhere you want to go... the one aspect that is different is that while the Jeep is fun to drive in the mountains on the roads (pop the top back, crank up the music and drive) it is not capable of handling the turns with such panache. really about the main difference. ok then otoh the GS doesn't handle the desert sand washes as well as the Jeep so maybe it is closer to even.
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  13. atomicalex

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    I'm pretty sure my two are close: My F650GS and my B5 Passat wagon.

    Both have/can do/are:
    • relatively bullet-proof engines that are mod-friendly
    • challenging and poorly-designed electrical systems
    • carry almost anything you can pack on
    • nearly unlimited factory farkles
    • timeless design
    • occasionally frustrating diagnostics
    • questionably designed suspension that requires more attention than most
    • great fuel economy
    • respond enthusiasctically to better tyres
    • step-children of the family
    • in no way garage queens (most of the time!)
    • make me happy

    and so forth.

    If the F bike was blue, I'd have to call them twins.
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    SV650 and Subaru WRX's. Both are relatively light weight, pretty good amount of power, faster than you'd think and pretty cheap too. In fact, many sv owners also have a wrx. I did!
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    You forgot the most important part - they're at their sexiest in blue.
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  17. Der Pole

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    This literally is my four wheeled twin :fpalm, and my post probably
    begs for a tactical facepalm in relation to the op's question


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    My ZRX1200R & a Dodge Challenger. Both are relatively fast, comfortable, and retro-stylish.
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