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Old 01-06-2008, 07:30 PM   #1
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what I learned today...

That my Katana catches a whole lot more wind than my little cruiser does! Kind of caught me by surprise! It makes sense as the bike designs are so different, I just had not really thought about it before.
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Old 01-06-2008, 07:38 PM   #2
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It WAS windy this afternoon!

FWIW I feel the the wind less when on my naked bikes vs my sportbikes, unless it's a headwind.

Hope you guys had a good ride today!
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That wind stood me up on a couple of turns, pretty scary. I remembered that you gotta hold tight with legs, and loose with your arms or the whole thing turns into a sailboat.
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This was only my 2nd ride of any distance on that bike. It really hit me crossing the bridge. Scary..
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saturday was windy too, i went riding hwy 6 to sugarland and it was bad lol

but gs took it well
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Today was awesome!! A tad windy, yes, but still a great day for cruisin around!!

i felt too lazy to ride today, but yesterday was warm and clody not even the sun bothered me

but today was better tho
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