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Offline Paullie

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Re: Which part of riding your Tiger are you still perfecting?
« Reply #20 on: 10 October, 2018, 10:28:03 PM »
*Originally Posted by Dusty ST [+]
Same here, I have BT023s on my Sprint and GSX1400, and never had any reason to complain.
In fact I'm happier with the handling of both BT023 bikes than my TS which is wearing Metzler M7RRs so should feel at least just as good, but...
But ...... ??

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Re: Which part of riding your Tiger are you still perfecting?
« Reply #21 on: 11 October, 2018, 07:57:42 AM »
*Originally Posted by Paullie [+]
But ...... ??

 :015:... But I think I should be able to improve the Tiger with more suspension twiddling, but I'm not sure which way to go with it, as it's more of a confidence thing for me, the Sprint and GSX just feel better ridden briskly through a corner, which by all accounts they shouldn't!
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Re: Which part of riding your Tiger are you still perfecting?
« Reply #22 on: 11 October, 2018, 09:53:53 AM »
I'm not so sure. Both those bikes are lower with shorter suspension travel, more of a sportsbike style. So I'm not surprised that they feel sportier in the curves compared to a tall upright lump like the Tiger ... which does have a noticeably high CoG. 

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Re: Which part of riding your Tiger are you still perfecting?
« Reply #23 on: 11 October, 2018, 06:50:35 PM »
*Originally Posted by Dusty ST [+]
Same here, I have BT023s on my Sprint and GSX1400, and never had any reason to complain.
In fact I'm happier with the handling of both BT023 bikes than my TS which is wearing Metzler M7RRs so should feel at least just as good, but...
Understandable if you are still riding all 3. When I switched from the Sprint to the Tiger it took a few weeks before I beleived it was possible to corner properly from so high up. Nothing wrong with the bike, just my belief in its abilities.
Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool.

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Re: Which part of riding your Tiger are you still perfecting?
« Reply #24 on: 11 October, 2018, 07:33:23 PM »
Good to know others get a similar feeling! 
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