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Naked item created by Motofling, Jun 20, 2016
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Nice looking bike, Jim82
Bet it sounds great
Yeah it sounds great. I have only just broken her in so i can't wait to open her up and get the full noise.
Lovely - go well mate.
Yeah...they look the goods IMHO. Nice one.
Nice one. Done any of these yet ?
wish they put the dope xsr suspension on the new 09. I'm not digging the whole cafe scrambler look.
but tbh in this picture, It really looks tough and I would get one
Quoted for the lolz......
If you're serious you are severely misinformed.
The suspension on the XSR is largely the same at the MT09 - just softened. Not stiffened.
Slower acting rebound damping valve (tighter aperture) in front and back.
That is all.
I should add - neither Bike has compression damping. At either end.
it's a lot stiffer than the mt09. different springs in the front i think .
The hard part is keeping the front wheel down. lol
As far as I know it's just valving.
At least, that's per the info I can find.
Good looking bike mate, I sat on one at the Yammy dealer, it fits me well.
It's quite comfy. The first day i got it from the dealership I went for a 500 km ride and i pulled up ok afterwards. If i did that on my old bike I would have been crippled.
What were you on before?
A GS500. I called her the slug. lol
Nice one mate! I have the same bike, they're bloody fun!
Awesome bike. I was very close to getting one but didn't have the extra coin over a used MT09. I will maybe end up on one in a year or so. Love the ergos, look and motor. Congrats.