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Diavel in black

Discussion in 'Showcase' at netrider.net.au started by gogoplata, Dec 17, 2011.

  1. Picked up the Diavel today, only ridden in Urban mode (100hp) but for a quasi cruiser/naked bike it handles surprisingly well. As easy a ride as a Street Triple, doesn't tip in as quickly but everything else about it is as fun. Leaning feels a bit weird, like what many people say with the rear chasing the front? Not as smooth in the low speeds/rev range, but the termi's will fix that apparently. Stock exhaust is loud as f#$k, while the termi's with baffles out is deafening, but they look pretty cool!



    If you are in the market for a cruiser, I suggest you test ride the Diavel first, even at urban mode it's fun as, can't wait to try sport and touring modes soon :)

    If you are not after straight line speed or slightly more comfy ergo's, I think the Street Triple is just as good. Can't keep both, so my Street Triple R 2010 is still for Sale here!
     
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  2. #2 Dougz, Dec 17, 2011
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    Worthless post without pics
     
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  3. Quoted for truth =D>
     
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  4. only crappy iPhone pics, was gonna post some better ones when I go for another ride :)

    the rear fender extension is the first thing that will be taken off, looks even worse in person.
     

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  5. That's so ugly it's art.

    Good on yer Gogo, bring it to Sat prac, I'd love to see it.
     
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  6. lol Doug, it's an acquired taste but loving it so far. Was gonna drop by sat prac until I got lost in the city, see how it goes next week. A gps is next on the list of addons, after the termi exhausts :)
     
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  7. Bloody LOVE these things! Coming from a super sports fan ;)
    How tough is the 240 rear.....*drool*

    Was the Streetfighter ever in the equation? Or too close in style to the stripple?
     
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  8. Nice gogo, how do think you'll go touring?
     
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  9. Awesome. (y) & congrats.
     
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  10. I'm in love!
     
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  11. OMG! You have the two bikes I want most, you little... Very nice!
     
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  12. Great bike!.

    Remember the deal is you have to ride EVERY day!
     
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  13. nice one
     
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  14. I love to see it.
     
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  15. Heaps of fun so far, everyone should give it a test ride, the 240mm tyre handles very well for its size.

    "Was the Streetfighter ever in the equation? Or too close in style to the stripple?"

    Streetfighter was what I wanted originally but it was too much for a daily all rounder bike, for me anyhow. The 848 sf would've been too close to the striple. Check out the Tuono V4R, Stu_h from the forums will be picking one up in a few weeks I think, see what he has to say :)

    "Nice gogo, how do think you'll go touring?"

    Range and luggage options might be an issue, along with a windshield. The touring screen they offer looks like the alien queen from the alien movies. Have a look at the Multistrada, too tall for me otherwise it would've been a hard decision as an all rounder bike.
     
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  16. Thanks mate, love the Multistrada but its too tall for me also as a lot of bikes are.
    A Kreiga bag will fit nicely on the back of the Diavel and a few fuel bottles will add to its touring range.
     
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  17. Ventura are also doing luggage for the Diavel now.
     
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  18. V.Nice

    If I were ever to turn to the dark side or cruisers, the Diavel is the ONLY option.
     
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  19. Kriega works too.
     
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  20. It's such a strange bike.

    It's a 50/50 for me - sometimes i look at it and thinks it's beautiful, then the next day i catch an angle and think it's hideous.

    That massive rear tire would surely not exactly be conducive to good handling though.
     
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