New 2018 Yamaha Venture unveiled

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by Drop_Center, May 31, 2017.

  1. Drop_Center

    Drop_Center Long timer

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  2. AllSeasonRider

    AllSeasonRider Wandering, maybe a little lost...

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    I wonder if it's the FJ-07 that Europe gets?
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  3. DaBinChe

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    From the looks of the video, it's gonna be some large GoldWing like cuiser that has reverse and built in radio heated seats etc. and branded as a Star motorcycle.
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  4. ShineySideUp

    ShineySideUp Been here awhile

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    I was under the impression the 'touring class' for MC was on the decline due to lack of new riders in that class.
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  5. Bug Dr.

    Bug Dr. Extroverted Loner

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    That's the impression I got too. Yawn.
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  6. Tpnewsk

    Tpnewsk Been here awhile

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    Something heavy.

    upload_2017-5-31_10-43-1.png

    I wish it was the Tracer 700.
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  7. Sumo64c

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    Mandatory "It needs to lose at least 100lbs and +20hp AT the same price before I'll buy it." Ready to see this new tour rig....more choices the better.
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    bungees epsilon semi-n00b

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    Please change thread title from "new ST" to "new FBMTTR" - thanks!

    (Full Boat Monster Transcontinental Touring Rig)
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  10. YJake

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    I wish it was going to be the FJ-07 but I'm thinking it will be that huge touring barge pics were posted of in another thread around here.

    -Jake
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  11. whiskeygut

    whiskeygut Cogito, ergo Glide

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  12. Volfy

    Volfy Fava beans & a nice Chianti

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    LOL at the "transcontinental" euphemism. So adv's and ST's aren't capable of crossing continents? Guess they can't think of anything else better than geezer glide.

    May be the idea is to conjure up the ghost of Lincoln Continental, which is the automotive equivalent.
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  13. dlmarquez

    dlmarquez dlm

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    Geezerglide! LOL! OMFG!!
    You need to copyright that, simply brilliant!
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  14. Sumo64c

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    Hope they sell the hell out of them........Honda needs to be pushed along by someone.
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  15. luftkoph

    luftkoph Been here awhile

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    looks like the love child of a Kawasaki Voyager, and a Victory Cross Country tour, I mean that in a good way, really I do.
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  16. bjorn240

    bjorn240 Good with a map!

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    Exhaust routing definitely suggests a v-twin.
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  17. PDTX

    PDTX Been here awhile

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    The ghost of the Lincoln Continental was already conjured by the 2017 Lincoln Continental https://www.lincoln.com/luxury-cars/continental/2017/
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  18. Scooterdoodler

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    They need a new gigantic Yamaha donor bike for the 'geezers' to convert to trikes over the next few years.

    I'm 66, and this makes me want to buy another ZX14. I'm not going out without a fight dammit!.
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  19. Scooterdoodler

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    Could they possibly build a more boring-looking car than that Lincoln sedan?

    I bet they could if they really, really......really try.
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  20. Drop_Center

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    :puke2 I thought it was going to be a 500lb triple 1200cc or something fun like that. A Multistrada or S1000XR competitor.

    Unsubscribed from my own thread :dirtdog
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