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Offline 2112

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Guzzi gone !
« on: November 13, 2020, 18:48:42 »
Yes, my recently purchased V85tt is going. I simply could not find a suitable solution to wind noise & buffeting despite trying 5 (yes, 5) different screens. I've even tried clip on spoilers but nothing works well enough. The lower screen option with loads of airflow is no good to me due to a very knackered back and a fairly dodgy neck - I need to be in a pocket of as still and quiet air as possible to be able to continue enjoying bikes as I have for the last 40 years... So a Triumph Tiger 1200 Alpine Edition is taking it's place. Triumph have some unbeatable deals on and it was a no brainer in the end. lets see how that goes, wish me luck  :thumb:
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Re: Guzzi gone !
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2020, 18:55:00 »
Shame, a cracking engine and looked good. But if it doesn't work for you, no point in postponing the inevitable. Enjoy the new one, start saving for more screens, spoilers, side winglets, etc....

Offline tallpaul

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Re: Guzzi gone !
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2020, 19:11:07 »
Just to echo what Rusty said, really. You only live once, so you might as well do it in a pocket of calm. And of course we will require pictures of the new steed!  :thumb:
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Re: Guzzi gone !
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2020, 12:15:07 »
And I thought I was swapping bikes like it's  no tomorrow, did you test ride a  Tiger 900gt.
Traded in street twin for a new Tiger 900gt low

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Re: Guzzi gone !
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2020, 19:08:45 »
did you test ride a  Tiger 900gt.

I didn't bother, I've gone off chain drive. I know it limits choice massively but I just get fed up with the constant fight to keep them lubed, clean & rust free. And I hate oilers with a passion...
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