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One of you needs to change your nickname... Both EL something and you both post on the same threads... You're the same person to me and its freaking me out that you're talking to each other! :)
 

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And what is the difference? I just get on and ride mine. But maybe I'm the "perfect" size and weight for the standard set up??
I am 225lbs naked, 250lbs+ with my backpack etc… now add another 135lbs with my copilot, and we're pushing 390/400lbs. I don't think Ducati had us in mind when they designed the suspension.
 

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And what is the difference? I just get on and ride mine. But maybe I'm the "perfect" size and weight for the standard set up??
I don't think anyone is the perfect size and weight for the Scrambler suspension as it's different front to rear. It's this imbalance that irritates me as much as the poor quaility. Once you've ridden a bike with good suspension it's hard to go back. Sure, it's ok and you can get by, but the Scrambler as a bike really does deserve better.
 

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I am not sure if I like the R2 so much, the piggyback cuts the lines of the bike and looks a little out of place. R1 is stellar. I contacted Nitron USA, and I was quoted US$ 599 shipped to Canada.
 

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I'm 190 wet (he hee) and find the suspension very harsh! Under-sprung and under-damped front, over-sprung and under-damped rear. Full suspension upgrade is where my savings pennies are currently going. These look really great! Thanks for your review Elvisto.
 

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I'm 150lbs (just under 11 stone) and it seems to work for me. It's comfortable (not sure if it's all day comfortable yet) and when I chuck it around corners (and I mean chuck) it doesn't falter.
 

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I'm 150lbs (just under 11 stone) and it seems to work for me. It's comfortable (not sure if it's all day comfortable yet) and when I chuck it around corners (and I mean chuck) it doesn't falter.
I think it's great over smooth roads and handles very well. It's hitting bumps like drain covers etc that I find really jarring as if the high speed compression is to high.


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I think it's great over smooth roads and handles very well. It's hitting bumps like drain covers etc that I find really jarring as if the high speed compression is to high.
That's interesting as I find the Scrambler makes perfect sense over nadgery roads that I wouldn't take my Pani anywhere near. :)
 
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