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Hi all. Just back from my first proper ride. 4 riders, rental cottage in Rhayader.
1st day, good dry day, fun twisty roads from Buckingham to Rhayader.
2nd day, ****ING down all day, but a good chance to get to know the bike in the wet (especially as I wasn't sure of the Maxxis tyres). Great twisty roads again & the pace aloud some time to look at the scenery. Pleasantly surprised by the grip available.
3rd day, still ****ing down. Even had to hold up in a cafe for an hour & a half as rivers running over roads in places !(Snowdonia). Got back near to cottage & sun came out, so refuel & have a blast on the A483 Newtown road, both directions, 23 miles of smiles & laughing in my helmet!
Then another loop south for an hour to make up for the rain earlier.
4th day, dry & sunshine. A few hours revisiting local twisties before cross country back home.
A great opportunity to open the throttle in different conditions, which was fantastic. Faster than Suzuki 750, Tigger 800 & not far behind a KT 1290 Adventure.
This bike is everything I hoped it would be 馃檪
Very happy bunny.
 

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Enjoying some of my local roads then.
There have been Police enforcement operations on the A483 recently as visiting bikers in particular have been getting it tragically wrong.
 

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Enjoying some of my local roads then.
There have been Police enforcement operations on the A483 recently as visiting bikers in particular have been getting it tragically wrong.
Yes we went past one when heading south from Newtown, it was parked on a nice open left hand bend, but we happened to be behaving at that point :smile:
 

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I鈥檓 taking my family for a week of vacation in the Missouri Ozarks lake country in a couple of weeks. I鈥檝e decided to take the bike and ride the Missouri and Arkansas scenic back roads. Im really looking forward to getting it on some fun roads. Not much for twisty roads in Central Nebraska.
 
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