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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 04-06-2011, 06:18 PM Thread Starter
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Bring back the old headlights, then it would be perfect
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thats part of it. but when i went to the demo to ride this month after riding the last gen in november i didnt like this one nearly as much. the lights and seating position bothered me. my legs didnt fit around the tank nearly as well. last years fit me perfectly and i loved it.
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For Goodness Sake! Criticise the headlights, fair enough (buy one at certain UK dealers and they'll fit round headlights at no extra cost, if it bothers you that much), but anyone who rides the new Speedie and says it is in any way inferior to the older models doesn't know what the @#!%£ they're on about. The new Speedie goes better, stops better and handles better. What else is there?!
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The new lights look good together with the flyscreen.

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For Goodness Sake! Criticise the headlights, fair enough (buy one at certain UK dealers and they'll fit round headlights at no extra cost, if it bothers you that much), but anyone who rides the new Speedie and says it is in any way inferior to the older models doesn't know what the @#!%£ they're on about. The new Speedie goes better, stops better and handles better. What else is there?!
Some people will always cut down the new bike on the block simply because they can't cough up the bread to buy the new Huckleberry!
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