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Well what a sh*te day to pick it up, cold, rain and wind so no chance of me riding it back due to me suffering badly in the cold and I would probably have got frostbite. I absolutely love it :p and can't wait to take it out. But the bad weather gives me a chance to get all it's accessories fitted (not Scrambler ones, just stuff like satnav, heated gear etc).

I've got to wait till 18th to get my lowered seat and hopefully by then other accessories will have arrived, I'd like to have a sit on the Full Throttle to see how the lowered bars feel.

Got my plush suede effect handbook :)

Saying goodbye to Gus the Guzzi (I don't look too sad do I)


My baby at home in his barn :D

 

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Gill the red looks very swish in the nice warm barn. It will be a long wait for the seat because you need it!

Ulrike glad you got home safe bet you looked like Harry Potter on his broomstick in the terrible wind
 

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I went for a ride!! About 70 miles. I did a silly thing and forgot I was supposed to be keeping revs to below 5500 (oops :rolleyes:) but it was only the once. Suffice to say anything over 70mph I was hanging on a bit :eek:. I went to the Shropshire Hills, got it muddy so had to go through a ford to clean it :D. I love it!! :p

Opinions are:

Pros:
It goes like sh*t off a shovel
It is very manageable
It takes bends easily with it's wide bars
Gear changes positive
Has loads of torque
Gives you confidence on dodgy surfaces
It looks cool :D:D

Cons:
Throttle is a bit sharp and can be snatchy at slow speeds but this might just be down to wrist control! Although I did find going over bumps can make it hard to keep it smooth
Rear suspension can be a bit harsh
Not sure about the comfort of the seat on long journeys :confused:
I found the bars to be a bit high and wide for me, but I am only 5'3" so have tried altering the angle of them and will see how I go next ride

That's it really, here are some pics from today

I wouldn't fancy my chances against this



Doing a bit of offroading haha!







It got muddy so had to go through a ford to clean it! My camera battery died though :confused:

 
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