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Offline Kaboef

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Re: Someday I still want one
« Reply #20 on: April 09, 2020, 05:03:16 pm »
If only they had XT660 engines in!! :drif: :thumleft: :drif:
Or Rotax 650.

Is this not where BMW X Challenge enters the picture? 270mm travel front and back (most guys swop the air suspension out), very little complicated electronics, 144kg dry, and vibration even at 140 is ok

The 650 Rattax engine in the 640 frame will be the ultimate adventure bike.
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Re: Someday I still want one
« Reply #21 on: April 09, 2020, 05:07:43 pm »
If only they had XT660 engines in!! :drif: :thumleft: :drif:
Or Rotax 650.

Is this not where BMW X Challenge enters the picture? 270mm travel front and back (most guys swop the air suspension out), very little complicated electronics, 144kg dry, and vibration even at 140 is ok

The 650 Rattax engine in the 640 frame will be the ultimate adventure bike.

The 650 Rotax engine weighs almost twice what the 640 unit weighs, it would spoil the handling.
 

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Re: Someday I still want one
« Reply #22 on: April 09, 2020, 05:26:51 pm »
If only they had XT660 engines in!! :drif: :thumleft: :drif:
Or Rotax 650.

Is this not where BMW X Challenge enters the picture? 270mm travel front and back (most guys swop the air suspension out), very little complicated electronics, 144kg dry, and vibration even at 140 is ok

The 650 Rattax engine in the 640 frame will be the ultimate adventure bike.

The 650 Rotax engine weighs almost twice what the 640 unit weighs, it would spoil the handling.

Bikes is soos vroumense. Hulle hanteer soms beter met n bietjie ekstra gewig laag in die chassis.

And Saint Attila raised the hand grenade up on high, saying, "O Lord, bless this thy hand grenade, that with it thou mayst blow thine enemies to tiny bits, in thy mercy."

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Offline 2StrokeDan

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Re: Someday I still want one
« Reply #23 on: April 09, 2020, 05:29:33 pm »
If only they had XT660 engines in!! :drif: :thumleft: :drif:
Or Rotax 650.

Is this not where BMW X Challenge enters the picture? 270mm travel front and back (most guys swop the air suspension out), very little complicated electronics, 144kg dry, and vibration even at 140 is ok

The 650 Rattax engine in the 640 frame will be the ultimate adventure bike.

The 650 Rotax engine weighs almost twice what the 640 unit weighs, it would spoil the handling.

Bikes is soos vroumense. Hulle hanteer soms beter met n bietjie ekstra gewig laag in die chassis.

En as hulle aan die gang is stop hulle ook nie gou nie........ :imaposer:
 

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Re: Someday I still want one
« Reply #24 on: April 10, 2020, 11:53:22 am »
If only they had XT660 engines in!! :drif: :thumleft: :drif:
Or Rotax 650.

Is this not where BMW X Challenge enters the picture? 270mm travel front and back (most guys swop the air suspension out), very little complicated electronics, 144kg dry, and vibration even at 140 is ok

The 650 Rattax engine in the 640 frame will be the ultimate adventure bike.

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Re: Someday I still want one
« Reply #25 on: April 10, 2020, 02:25:23 pm »
I had one,
Did Malawi, Lesotho and all over.

Eventually sold it to Malibu and she also loved it,

Awesome bikes