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post #1 of 11 Old 09-09-2008, 09:21 AM Thread Starter
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Dealer demo coming up

Just may have to try this if anyone else in the area has interest.


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I just registered for the 11 to 12 time slot.




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They just did a write-up in Rider Magazine (?) about one of these last month. It gets a lot of gawkers but they pretty much panned it for poor range and lack of storage. Apparently it's quite strange to ride since they suggest you lean toward the turn, as opposed to leaning into the turn.

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looks like it could be intresting. but i will not drive all accross the country just to ride it!!

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looks like it could be intresting. but i will not drive all accross the country just to ride it!!

Check the web site, I thought I saw something in Cali during September.




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This months Motorcyclist magazine did a write on the Can-am VS Piaggio MP3. Stated that the BRP will leave two wheel aficianados underwhelmed. I look forward to hearing your impressions.

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oh just buy one so i can try it on the track

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I test rode one of these earlier this summer and while I was impressed with the power it had, I'm thinking others that are more power hungry than myself (I'm still a little overwhelmed by my 919) may feel a little empty. The turning on it was definitely a completely different animal. I've been told it's like turning a 4 wheeler, but as I've never ridden one I can't compare the two. I can say that it was a whole lot different than riding a bike thru a turn.

While I enjoyed the test ride, I definitely wouldn't trade in my bike for it, but that's just my opinion.

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oh just buy one so i can try it on the track

Now THAT would be cool!




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I rode it awhile back here is my impressions! It would be fun on a track until you lifted a wheel and they say that at that point the electronics dials you down I did enjoy it wouldn't buy it but did enjoy the free ride!

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It looks like a converted snowmobile with wheels. It would be interesting to go for a ride, but I can't imagine wanting to trade my bike for one...

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