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Hey there,

In my search for the next bike, I've moved past the Speed Twin and Street Triple, and have landed on the Tiger.
I loved the 900GT that I test drove.

I found a like-new 2018 XRX with 2000 miles on it, checking it out this afternoon.
I'm wondering if there are any known issues that I should look for, and how it compares to the newer 900.
Any info is much appreciated!

Thanks,
Bobby
 

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Fwiw, if anyone is watching, test drove the bike.
Needs a new battery and a regular maintenance service. Otherwise, it went down the road just fine.
There is definitely a certain amount of refinement on the newer bikes, that would probably warrant the +$4500 for the basic 850 Sport, but I kind of like things rough around the edges.
But for those that don't, the newer Tigers are definitely a step up in smoothness.
As for me, pics of a 2018 XRX to come.
 

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No center stand is a clue as to whether it is the low version.

Chico
That's what I thought as well. Then I thought in 18 they did away with the center stand? I wasn't confident enough at that point to still call it a Low.
 

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That's what I thought as well. Then I thought in 18 they did away with the center stand? I wasn't confident enough at that point to still call it a Low.
I'm 5'10", on my toes with the seat at it's highest position. Just flat foot in the low seat position. It doesn't mention low anywhere in the paperwork. 99% sure it's not low.
Put on 100+ miles just driving around town yesterday. Got a new Shoei RF-SR to go with it. This bike is a blast.

Edited to say that I found this on the subject:
 

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A couple of pics from yesterday. The first real adventure begins tomorrow.

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