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Offline Timbox

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I like different, but?
« on: 26 May, 2019, 06:22:57 AM »


I remember liking this at the NEC, but who is MG kidding with the front mudguard, still sort of pretty, in a FUGLY sort of way :008:
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Re: I like different, but?
« Reply #1 on: 26 May, 2019, 11:22:14 AM »
Looks like a complete misfit. Surely not a standard setup  :187:
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Re: I like different, but?
« Reply #2 on: 26 May, 2019, 11:36:26 AM »
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Re: I like different, but?
« Reply #3 on: 26 May, 2019, 11:38:06 AM »
Sorry,

Epic fail is my vote.
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Re: I like different, but?
« Reply #4 on: 26 May, 2019, 12:13:30 PM »
Ordinary big time. It just doesnt work 🤮
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Re: I like different, but?
« Reply #5 on: 26 May, 2019, 12:28:29 PM »
*Originally Posted by teef.au [+]
Sorry,

Epic fail is my vote.

They are actually getting good reviews and selling very well in the markets they have been released so far.  Not much different in size, weight and price to a Tiger 800 XCx. But in my case, I ride an "adventure" style bike for the comfortable riding position. I am not looking for a 21" front wheel and skid plate on a $15K, 500 lb. bike that will never see anything more technical than the occasional gravel roads where I live. Got a spindly little used DRZ400 for the dirt stuff, cost less than a set of panniers for those big ADV bikes and is much easier to pick up if (when  :015:) I drop it. Got to give Guzzi credit for taking a gamble for building a bike for a market with a lot of competition and in such a polarizing color which I personally like. But I'm a bit partial to crazy paint schemes  :033:
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Re: I like different, but?
« Reply #6 on: 26 May, 2019, 11:26:03 PM »
*Originally Posted by gosling 1 [+]
They are actually getting good reviews and selling very well in the markets they have been released so far.  Not much different in size, weight and price to a Tiger 800 XCx. But in my case, I ride an "adventure" style bike for the comfortable riding position. I am not looking for a 21" front wheel and skid plate on a $15K, 500 lb. bike that will never see anything more technical than the occasional gravel roads where I live. Got a spindly little used DRZ400 for the dirt stuff, cost less than a set of panniers for those big ADV bikes and is much easier to pick up if (when  :015:) I drop it. Got to give Guzzi credit for taking a gamble for building a bike for a market with a lot of competition and in such a polarizing color which I personally like. But I'm a bit partial to crazy paint schemes  :033:

I agree with your approach. I don't kid myself that 99.8% of my time is spent on bitumen, so a 1050 Tiger is built to do that.

Sorry, but I think the front guard etc, does not suit the classic Guzzi look.

But hey, it's only an opinion  :028:
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