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Thread: RS vs SX

  1. #17
    Quote Originally Posted by littleade View Post
    I test rode both 2 years ago and thought the sx was more the sports bike, but the rs was the more complete bike. It just depends where your priorities lie, the latest sx is euro 5 and FBW so may well be better than the one I rode, but there again the 1250 is IMO nicer than the 1200, but obviously at a cost

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    Quote Originally Posted by finn View Post
    Off to see that later about 5 miles away

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    Hawarden to Chester, you could freewheel that back jf you liked it. Good hunting Steve ( living in Hawarden)

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    Nice to see a thread about bikes for a change . If you decide to buy it then we need a full ride report ......about your journey home
    As the great philosopher Keating once wrote " Life is a rollercoaster, you just gotta ride it!" ------Amen

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    I went from KRS to 1150GS to RTLC and then the 1200RS in 2017, the main reason was I could get both feet flat on the floor, I struggled with the GS and the RT and made pillion work a liitle more testing. I find the 1200RS excellent for when we go out two up and I don't get any complaints on the comfort, we only go away for a max of 3 nights on the RS, but I can get enough kit on the bike if it is just me, to get back to visit the UK. The only modification I made was the bar risers and this took quite a bit of weight off the wrists. The last item for me is always the shaft drive, having had one for 33 years, otherwise I would probably drop down to a smaller bike now.

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