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Re: Time for a change?
Reply #180 on: June 10, 2021, 04:59:15 PM
I just checked all 3 H-D dealerships near me. 2x don't show the Pan-Am in their model list or inventory yet, and 1x website doesn't even work (404'd).
I guess their target demographic doesn't use websites....?
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Re: Time for a change?
Reply #181 on: June 11, 2021, 05:18:09 PM
*Originally Posted by Speed_Racer [+]
I just checked all 3 H-D dealerships near me. 2x don't show the Pan-Am in their model list or inventory yet, and 1x website doesn't even work (404'd).
I guess their target demographic doesn't use websites....?
If they are like most dealerships around here, they also don't answer emails and take Sundays and Mondays off to "go riding".
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Re: Time for a change?
Reply #182 on: June 11, 2021, 10:28:45 PM
... last week the new Tiger 1200 was unveiled to dealers (Italy)!

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Re: Time for a change?
Reply #183 on: June 13, 2021, 11:52:50 AM
*Originally Posted by mototopo67 [+]
... last week the new Tiger 1200 was unveiled to dealers (Italy)!

About time  :046:

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Re: Time for a change?
Reply #184 on: June 13, 2021, 03:45:03 PM
I just came back from a 9-day trip to Albania and Montenegro.
I have quite mixed feelings about my TT1200 XC. We drove the road to Theth, not SH21, but the east road. Whoever was there knows that this is a technically difficult off-road section.
My Tiger on 50/50 tires did the route, but it was tough. I am thinking of a lighter ADV for this type of trip. Have any of you replaced the TT1200 with the Tiger 900 Rally? Or maybe just buy a second dual-sport motorcycle for such off-road trips? KTM 690 or something?
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Re: Time for a change?
Reply #185 on: June 17, 2021, 11:40:04 AM
Well chaps I think I’m pretty much on the verge of ordering a Moto Guzzi V85TT Travel. I had one for four hours on a test ride on Tuesday and covered 150 miles and I’m still smiling about it.

It’s very different to the Tex but so much character and a hoot to ride in the twisties. I wrote a short review of my impressions of it for a few people I know who are also considering buying one and who asked me for my thoughts. If anyone here is curious message me your email address and and I’ll send it to you.
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Re: Time for a change?
Reply #186 on: June 17, 2021, 11:47:45 AM
*Originally Posted by NH [+]
Well chaps I think I’m pretty much on the verge of ordering a Moto Guzzi V85TT Travel. I had one for four hours on a test ride on Tuesday and covered 150 miles and I’m still smiling about it.

It’s very different to the Tex but so much character and a hoot to ride in the twisties. I wrote a short review of my impressions of it for a few people I know who are also considering buying one and who asked me for my thoughts. If anyone here is curious message me your email address and and I’ll send it to you.
Why not make a thread of it on here?
I'd read it.

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Re: Time for a change?
Reply #187 on: June 17, 2021, 04:34:49 PM
*Originally Posted by NiK [+]
Why not make a thread of it on here?
I'd read it.
I agree. The On Two Wheels forum is a natural fit for it.
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Re: Time for a change?
Reply #188 on: June 17, 2021, 06:27:11 PM
*Originally Posted by CaptainTrips [+]
I agree. The On Two Wheels forum is a natural fit for it.

 :0461: I'll third that!

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Re: Time for a change?
Reply #189 on: June 17, 2021, 07:01:01 PM
Ok fair enough I will, I just didn't want to turn this forum into a Guzzi forum. :-)


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