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    Quote Originally Posted by timg View Post
    Attachment 344698Very nice bike. No frills but competent for what I'm likely to use it for. The 'new' Transalp 650

    With full luggage and a pillion, is it better or worse than a Transalp over jumps?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tri boy View Post
    Do tell.
    I;m looking at the MT09 or XSR900 at the moment. Havn't ridden either yet.
    (like triples)
    The pistons in the fork are stupid. Horrid machining on them and the ports are tiny.

    New pistons and revalve with correct springs and its a new bike.
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    A recent test ride.........

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    Quote Originally Posted by george formby View Post
    A recent test ride.........
    It's not how they fly... it's how they land
    it's not a bad thing till you throw a KLR into the mix.
    those cheap ass bitches can do anything with ductape.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pete376403 View Post
    It's not how they fly... it's how they land
    If they were meant to fly they would have wings, aye?

    Apparently the bike is stock suspension but re-sprung and valved. Pretty good for a 200kg+ budget bike.

    Admittedly, a 6'7" world class trials and hard enduro rider makes it look good. And then some.

    Be fucked if I would ride one on Northland single track or try for air time. Yeah, nah.

    I'm only 6'2".
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    That Pol Tarres vid is excellent. Fuck me that guy has some skills...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Laava View Post
    That Pol Tarres vid is excellent. Fuck me that guy has some skills...
    He's a either a couple of kumaras short of a hangi or massively endowed in the kiwifruit department, too.

    I got the impression a couple of times in the vid that he spotted an opportunity and just has a crack at it.

    With a fierce 250 2t enduro and a trials bike at my disposal, I'm humbled by how little I could ride of what he did on either of them.

    I also get the impression he paid for the bike himself, no proof but quite a few posts from him and his mates on social media imply that.

    Very interesting bike!
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    Those of you on socalled media (insta and facething) check out how Pol is doing at Romaniacs on his T7. Bugger all footage on youtube yet.

    When I looked earlier he was 21st in the Bronze class...

    What he is doing with a 200kg bike beggars belief.
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    The stair case scene..



    A mere 200kg.
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    Quote Originally Posted by george formby View Post
    Those of you on socalled media (insta and facething) check out how Pol is doing at Romaniacs on his T7. Bugger all footage on youtube yet.
    Can't find the one I saw, where the riders are laughing and impressed at what he's up to.
    This is pretty good tho

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    It's barking mad and if it doesn't turn you into a complete loon within half an hour of cocking a leg over the lofty 875mm seat height, I'll eat my Arai.

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