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Old 02-12-2010, 11:14 AM   #1
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Old 02-12-2010, 11:25 AM   #2
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Cut the scooter references out and just call it what it is - an automatic motorcycle.
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Old 02-12-2010, 11:45 AM   #3
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Those Kalifornia law makers really know how to eff-up a motorcycle. That can hanging out on the right side of the bike is an abomination!

One suggestion going forward, MO: I'd like to hear information on the maintenance intervals and/or service costs. This is often overlooked. I realized how important that factor was when chosing my Uly over the Ducati Multi, after answering a Buell follow-up survey a couple of months back. Just my $0.02.
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Old 02-12-2010, 11:46 AM   #4
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Did they mount the Givi bags backwards on purpose? Wierdest thing I ever saw.

I thought noobs and scooter graduates were going to buy the new VFR 1200 automatic.
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Old 02-15-2010, 04:44 PM   #5
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Those Kalifornia law makers really know how to eff-up a motorcycle. That can hanging out on the right side of the bike is an abomination!

One suggestion going forward, MO: I'd like to hear information on the maintenance intervals and/or service costs. This is often overlooked. I realized how important that factor was when chosing my Uly over the Ducati Multi, after answering a Buell follow-up survey a couple of months back. Just my $0.02.
The good thing about the evap can is that an owner can easily toss it in the s#@t can! Service costs? We don't pay anything!
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Old 02-15-2010, 04:52 PM   #6
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The good thing about the evap can is that an owner can easily toss it in the s#@t can! Service costs? We don't pay anything!
Will the "Green Police" pull you over and give you a ticket if you don't have the can installed? I bet, in Cali, they would.
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Will the "Green Police" pull you over and give you a ticket if you don't have the can installed? I bet, in Cali, they would.
Before I gave up my inspectors license I knew all the rules. In NY any motor vehicle without the factory installed devices present wouldn't pass inspection, effectively prohibiting you from legal operation. I think now they actually have to work, at least enough for the engine light not to come on or have recently been reset.
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Old 02-15-2010, 05:13 PM   #8
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Will the "Green Police" pull you over and give you a ticket if you don't have the can installed? I bet, in Cali, they would.
I think it would be highly unlikely a SoCal cop would bust you for that. It's too easy for them to make money handing out speeding and loud exhaust tickets to bother caring about that. That said, I wouldn't rule out that there's some ****head who would. Vehicle inspections, that's another story. But for that, the evap can can be reinstalled.
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