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Old 07-01-2014, 08:42 PM   #1
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Nice ride through the forest on the RC8

Had a nice ride through the forest this past weekend, pics on Lake Conroe. Cant wait until next weekend to get this bike on the "3 sisters". This bike is going to be fun on the track.
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Old 07-01-2014, 09:31 PM   #2
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Nice looking bike, that ones bike I wouldn't mind owning. How comfortable was it compared to other sport bikes? How many miles was the ride?
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Old 07-01-2014, 10:06 PM   #3
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Nice looking bike, that ones bike I wouldn't mind owning. How comfortable was it compared to other sport bikes? How many miles was the ride?
To answer your question...it is the most comfortable sport bike out...I have ridden over 300 miles in a day and could go another 300....
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To answer your question...it is the most comfortable sport bike out...I have ridden over 300 miles in a day and could go another 300....
I don't believe you! I'm going to have to try yours out and do several scientific studies of comfortability over long distances. I'm pretty much gonna need to borrow the bike for a month.

That's good to know. Any issues? Has it needed anything besides gas oil and filter?
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Old 07-02-2014, 07:41 AM   #6
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No issues at all Dave. It's just an awesome bike.
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Old 07-02-2014, 07:44 AM   #7
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How many miles have you put on it so far?
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My 2013 I had almost 9000, this one I have about 1800
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NO he's right..ive heard the rc8 is really comfy...so is that new EBR
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NO he's right..ive heard the rc8 is really comfy...so is that new EBR
Please don't compare those two bikes...lol

The RC8 is a work of art. That EBR looks like it was thrown together in the trailer park by two inbreed brother/cousins...lol

Not to hurt anyone's feelings if they have one...just not a fan
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AFAIK, RC8 is the only litresport with adjustable clip-ons and subframe. Sad not more of them do that.
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The RC8 is very comfortable for a taller bigger framed person. The only con is the seat gets you after about 3 hours of riding but it's not too bad.
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Here's the route we did, rode 1725 to 1375 to 149 and back last Sunday, left early in the morning weather was really nice with cloud cover, 82 degrees until 10am the sun started coming out.

I will have to say the RC8 is very comfortable reach and feels great in the corners, I really love the pull of the twins. Ive never owned a bike that pulls so hard from lower rpms it really snaps you through the gears, you're shifting before you know it. I've owned 2 modded R1's previously and those bikes ergonomics are great and they pull amazing at high rpms but they aren't really built around someone that is 6' plus, The RC is. Especially due to all the adjustability the RC has.
I'm ready to get her on a track, also ready for some exhaust and a tune. The RC has been a dream bike of mine since they came to US, finally bit the bullet and got it.
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Definitely time to get on the track. It's where the bike really belongs. Let me know if you need help getting to the track. I usually have an empty spot in my trailer and according to your route your on the way to most of the tracks for me.
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Nice pics.

Can't wait to go demo one of these later this year before I decide on which one to purchase.
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Hey, that's my route. Sweet bike.

Your route? Ha!

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Thanks guys really excited about this bike! Can't wait to put exhaust on it.
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Just got an Akra Evo 4 put on mine with a ram air intake...exhaust sounds awesome.
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