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Offline daemon

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Commuting on a 690 enduro R?
« on: January 31, 2012, 11:44:49 am »
Anyone commute on theirs? Say pta to jhb on the N1? How is it?
Offroad I am sold on it, I am just wondering how it will do as a commuter.
 

Offline Plaashaas

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Re: Commuting on a 690 enduro R?
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2012, 11:53:33 am »
Test drove one

will be cheap on maintenance front wheel off ground whole time  :biggrin:


Serious IMHO no !!! ass sore  & no wind protection

cool bike none the less
Current rides: F800GS x 2

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Offline sting

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Re: Commuting on a 690 enduro R?
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2012, 12:09:30 pm »
I do commute daily on mine. It's only about 10km of HEAVY suburban traffic though for me. For that it's real fun. Feels like a motard. Shouldn't be too bad on slow-moving highways, but find it's not that much fun at fast highway speeds. Try it and report back.
 

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Re: Commuting on a 690 enduro R?
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2012, 07:11:36 pm »
I used to commute on mine

Best fun I ever had
On the 990 I still behaved in traffic
On the 690 I was constantly looking for shortcuts across open lots and pavements -Lekker !!!
I used to be indecisive, but I'm not so sure anymore

The butcher backed into the meat grinder and got a little behind in his work