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Old 12-27-2009, 11:53 AM   #11
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K-Duke, is there any realistic way, with all of the ergonomic adjustments possible, that this bike will fit guys/gals over 6'4"?
The "will fit" aspect is hard to judge, as different riders have different tolerance levels. I'll again bring up my buddy, who is pushing 60, who sport-tours on his Gixxer 1000, often with his wife.

For an ultra-sport bike, the KTM and Buell 1125R offer the most open ergos. The riding positions are semi-relaxed (when the RC8's ergos are in their tamer positions) and the windshields are relatively high, but it would still be a stretch to call either of them a sport-tourer. The RC8R's engine is in a different league to the Rotax/Buell. So is its price.
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Old 12-27-2009, 11:57 AM   #12
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The "will fit" aspect is hard to judge, as different riders have different tolerance levels. I'll again bring up my buddy, who is pushing 60, who sport-tours on his Gixxer 1000, often with his wife.
Their names aren't Arild and Kathy, by any chance?
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Old 12-27-2009, 12:17 PM   #13
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Their names aren't Arild and Kathy, by any chance?
Nope, but it's good to know my friends Glenn and Caroline aren't the only ones putting their Gixxer to S-T use!
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