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Re: [St] Howlin' at the Moon
- Subject: Re: [St] Howlin' at the Moon
- From: "marc Ve" <daytona955.marc@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2008 08:25:34 +0200
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drat -where is my spell check.
that should be couldnt live......
On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 8:24 AM, marc Ve <daytona955.marc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> At the beginning of 08 I had a patch where I was going to sell the triple
> and buy a Beemer K1200s.
> Fortunately I decided I could live without that triple rumble -as amazing
> as that Beemer is, it lacks soul. Of the two friends I had who rode them,
> one has sold his and the other is looking for something different.
> Apparently, but this is just hearsay, the maintenance costs on the four
> cylinder Beemers will make you weep once you go past 40 000kms.
> I had the chance to ride the 1050 Tiger through the Robinson pass a few
> months ago. 20/ 30 kms of sweeping bends, motorcycle heaven. Easily my
> favourite pass in this part of the world, pity its too far for a day ride
> from home.
> I really liked the Tiger, not quite the same top end punch as the 1050 ST,
> and not as practical, but its the type of bike that puts a grin on your face
> no matter weather you are cruising or blasting.
> When the time comes to trade the Daytona I'm going to struggle to choose
> between the 1050 ST and the Tiger.
> On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 12:13 AM, Jack Hays <rude@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Howlin' wrote: I'm missing the Triumph motor these days and have found
>> myself longingly looking at 1050 ABS STs.
>> I still miss my old '99 (Which is still in the custom STs section i see).
>> 130 MPH, 55-60 MPG (Imperial), seemless power delivery and a lovely bark
>> from the TBR exhaust. I should have kept that one.
>> That brought a tear to mine eye.
>> Me thinks your close to being back brother Dawg :-)
>> Jack "Rude Dog" Hays
>> "I'll see you on the dark side of the Moon"
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