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Author Topic: Continental  (Read 430 times)

Gypsyjon

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I've gone back to my roots. British 1 lunger, stump puller.

Roeland

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Re: Continental
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2013, 03:26:09 PM »
I took the first Continental in South Africa for a test ride today and the dealership offered me to borrow the bike for tomorrow for an extensive ride. A beautiful machine. At first glance very nice rims, instrument cluster and well specked in terms of shocks, suspension, frame and brakes. I did however notice a couple of quality concerns - a ugly weld on the frame and the silver paint on the rear of the exhaust and around the exhaust sensor. I had to get used on the lower handle bars. They seem not low enough and caused some strain on the riding position and I probably would lower them more. Even with the strong Cape winds the bike handled very well. Not overly powerful - I actual reckon my modified and heavier 535CC C5 got more grunge. Weather allowing I will take it for a more extended ride tomorrow before it departs to Johannesburg on Monday.

squire

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Re: Continental
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2013, 05:39:53 AM »
Nice report, look forward to seeing one. Thanks.