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Maybe Honda will use this concept bike as the starting point for the Mini AT

If they build this with say an updated XRR motor or a lightweight ptwin, I'd be throwing my money at them

I cant understand how bike manufacturers can make something so sexy as prototype and then produce Fugly. They have the process up side down. Its like getting married.
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You must be reading different reports to me?  :

I have yet to hear or read a bad report on the new Yamaha T700 please inform me if their is one I would like to read it as I really like this bike.
the statement was raising the bar, I see nothing new, nothing innovative, just a street bike engine shoehorned into a DS chassis and taken years to develop all pushed into the media by a bored PR department trying to justify their jobs. The 790 however is innovative, low slung mass purpose over style etc. Honda, technology over all, do I want an auto box, no thatís not why I ride a bike. But I am an old toppie.  :sip:
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Looks like it might be true, new lighter version?
Looks suspiciously like the new Transalp...  :patch:
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Looks like it might be true, new lighter version?
Looks suspiciously like the new Transalp...  :patch:

 :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft: Would llooovvveeee a new Transalp!
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XT660Z was probably the worst bike in the sand I have ridden (I found GSA1150 easier in sand than Tenere)

I recently rented a 660 in NZ to go offroad with.
I did too, loose riverbed gravel, not small stuff, and almost immediately got stuck!
First & last time I ride such a heap, and I concur with your comparison of the GS1150Adv also ... which was shite in loose stuff, I sold it for that specific reason!
I hope this much-rumoured new Yammie will seriously improve on this, otherwise it'll be left in the dust by the 790 just to mention one, never mind the alleged price differential.
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