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    Default And now for something different

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    Oo! The Motoguzzi V7 III Stone bit of my brain is being hammered.
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    Nice!
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    I understand that technology has improved leaps and bounds over the years and this is a much more advanced motorcycle than the lovely old Commando, but do they HAVE to be so ugly!

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    Gibbit a rear mudguard FFS!=
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    Won't buy for the same reason as the BMW GS 650, another parallel twin; Terrible secondary balance, so much so that the BMW has a big rocking counterweight to deal with it. The Norton uses a 270 degree crank to try to deal with it. I prefer engines with better inherent balance.
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    The crossplane crank has some history in parallel twins - and is currently selling well for Yamaha.

    Never ridden one - but I wish them well.
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    I hope they pay better attention to detail than the description of the Davida helmet on their accessories page.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cathouse willy View Post
    I understand that technology has improved leaps and bounds over the years and this is a much more advanced motorcycle than the lovely old Commando, but do they HAVE to be so ugly!
    well, they do have this on offer too

    961-SPORT-MKII-MAIN.jpg

    sadly a low range harley davidson makes more power, more reliably
    of course, its ever been thus, no?
    quickly now, haters

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    I hope it sells well for them (even if I agree that my Commando looks more better).
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    Quote Originally Posted by jonboy View Post
    I hope they pay better attention to detail than the description of the Davida helmet on their accessories page.
    Ha ha.......

    Davida, a helmet brand that have been defying quality in their own way for more than 30 years, a relentless pursuit rewarded by a worldwide reputation for the quietest, most comfortable, and well made open face motorcycle helmet available.
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