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Re: TRANSALP 700 OR SUZUKI 650 V-STORM?
« Reply #60 on: March 10, 2014, 02:04:49 pm »
Thanks TVB

Got to get used to the bike......I'm used to higher scramblers like the tenere and klr.

Something I notice - the pull away of the tenere and even klr was instant where the strom does not have that instant power when opening the throttle.

Mmmmm  :-\ :-\
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Re: TRANSALP 700 OR SUZUKI 650 V-STORM?
« Reply #61 on: March 10, 2014, 02:11:22 pm »
Thanks TVB

Got to get used to the bike......I'm used to higher scramblers like the tenere and klr.

Something I notice - the pull away of the tenere and even klr was instant where the strom does not have that instant power when opening the throttle.

Mmmmm  :-\ :-\


Unfortunately on some of the previous model a bit sluggish yes, also low down a bit of a surge (very slow tech riding) but not to bad. As soon as the revs go above 3000 they smooth out. I am unfortunately not sure if there is a software update to rectify this. The L2 (new shape) has not got this problem and is smooth throughout the entire rev range up to the limiter @ 1000rpm
 

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Re: TRANSALP 700 OR SUZUKI 650 V-STORM?
« Reply #62 on: March 11, 2014, 10:40:45 am »
Thx for the info

Not extra bugs for a newer model (dammm), have to get used to it for now..

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Re: TRANSALP 700 OR SUZUKI 650 V-STORM?
« Reply #63 on: March 11, 2014, 10:48:00 am »
Maybe have the bike looked at on a dyno??... sound like it's a bit pap? Hope you come right mate! :thumleft:
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Re: TRANSALP 700 OR SUZUKI 650 V-STORM?
« Reply #64 on: March 11, 2014, 11:14:54 am »
As hy baie krag bo deur het (se van 5000rpm+) en deurtrek tot op 10 000rpm is daar nie n probleem. Die L1 was effe stadig uit die blokke uit en n bietjie sluggish teen lae rpm (tegniese ry) maar die L2 trek heeltemal smooth regdeur en is baie responsive op lae rpm. Jy kan dit search daar sal inligting wees op uk forums waar die bike ongelooflik gewild is. Weet net een ding, jy het n moerse betroubare en goeie bike al is dit die L1. Mens pas vinnig aan, baie goeie toerfiets en off road capable! Ek ry die werk bike soms op baie tegniese gebiede en die krag red soms my gat!
 

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Re: TRANSALP 700 OR SUZUKI 650 V-STORM?
« Reply #65 on: March 13, 2014, 11:41:41 am »
Thx guys

I still want to give it one big service at the agents. It will probably help with clean air intake ect.

Yes I think I have a great bike. :thumleft:

 Just that darnnnn seat that is at the upholsterer. >:( >:( >:( It messes with my "riding time" It's two weeks already. Went there yesterday and he haven't even started it. So I took the seat and sponge and did the heightening of the seat  last knight myself. Came out great and took it back for the covers. Hope it will be done by tomorrow. Yeah, we only have two upholsterer in town, not like in the city where if they don't produce, you go to the next one.  :-\

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