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Old 08-08-2008, 12:35 AM   #1
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Old 08-08-2008, 08:17 AM   #2
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A quick look at America's Most Diverse - Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, Home and a search yields no information on the bike. Not to be offered in the U.S., perhaps?

Tor, how was the airflow at road speed? The windscreen looks like it's almost vertical.
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Old 08-08-2008, 08:42 AM   #3
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Default 430 lbs. Dry!?!?!?

Hahahhahhah...where's my truss? But seriously folks, that's way too much weight for a touted "enduro" motorcycle. Hell, my City X weighed less!

A stock 1967 Bonneville weighed less, and was probably just as effective in the dirt. Faster even.

Back to the future. I guess if you plaster enough rally goodies on a '58 Roadmaster it'll pass for a "Paris to Dakar" tool too.

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U.S bound?
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Old 08-08-2008, 09:18 AM   #5
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US bound in ten years... Looks like more fun than a KLR but over 400lbs for a single? Dang...
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Old 08-08-2008, 09:28 AM   #6
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I was kind of thinking it was going to put up a weight in the 330-350 range, like the old KLR's. Still, I like these kind of bikes, too bad it doesn't appear destined for the US, but the old model wasn't here either, so no suprise.
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