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Discussion in 'Bike Reviews, Questions and Suggestions' started by JohnG., Feb 29, 2008.
I loved my recent test ride :twisted: sweet torquey motor :grin:
I still want that bike so bad.
The only Sports Tourer with enough legroom for me to not have my legs folded like a yogi.
At 6'5" I know that feeling...
'Tiger made my Aprilia Caponord feel cramped too..
Off-topic, how's Mackay recovering from the floods?
I was up there for 10 months about two years ago, working on the Hay Point coal terminal expansion (Phases 1 & 2). Wasn't a motorcyclist then, though.
Was a whisker disappointed at the lack of twisty roads (Mt. Ossa Rd was okayish in the Toyota MR2... Eungella National Park too!), having grown up in NSW's hilly playground.
Back on topic... I'm 6'4 myself.
When the Tiger1050 first came out I dropped into a bike shop to have a look, and an average-height sales rep came over while I was ogling the bike.
"It's a great bike", he said. "I've been riding it to and from work the last week. It's a bit tall for me, though."
"MY DAY HAS COME!"