Author Topic: Nothing to look at  (Read 4848 times)

Offline shreveportSS

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Re: Nothing to look at
« Reply #15 on: November 30, 2012, 06:27:36 am »
So, you are saying that a 800 lb cruiser is just as easy to ride through the curves as a 350 lb sport bike?
Who makes a 350lb sport bike? a 650 is as small as I will consider a sport bike and most of those are 450lbs. Anything smaller is a trainer.
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Offline twowheeladdict

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Re: Nothing to look at
« Reply #16 on: November 30, 2012, 08:19:12 am »
Who makes a 350lb sport bike? a 650 is as small as I will consider a sport bike and most of those are 450lbs. Anything smaller is a trainer.

Plenty of 400 lb SS bikes out there.  CBR250 is considered a sport bike and it is 350 lbs.  Doesn't matter what you consider a sport bike.  I still stand by my opinion that it takes more skill to ride a cruiser style bike through the same set of curves at the same speed as a sport bike.  If it didn't, then the superior suspension and handling of a sport bike would be a waste of money.
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Offline connie1

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Re: Nothing to look at
« Reply #17 on: November 30, 2012, 08:33:08 am »
Plenty of 400 lb SS bikes out there.  CBR250 is considered a sport bike and it is 350 lbs.  Doesn't matter what you consider a sport bike.  I still stand by my opinion that it takes more skill to ride a cruiser style bike through the same set of curves at the same speed as a sport bike.  If it didn't, then the superior suspension and handling of a sport bike would be a waste of money.

Makes perfect sense to me.  The less effort we use means we can go further in a day on sport bikes.

I'm not a cruiser fan at all but... that 109 is the nicest one out there IMHO.  I can actually imagine riding one some day.
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