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Swapping my F700GS for something lighter?

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Re: Swapping my F700GS for something lighter?

Post by Arwen » Sat Oct 05, 2019 11:01 am

Six30 wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:55 am
Go to the gym and take steroids.
After this current course of anti inflammatories are finished I'm going to start weight training. I've been on between 120-240mg of codeine most days since January simply to be able to breathe without being in pain. Not being able to ride has really gotten to me, so changing to a bike I can easier ride for now should make me feel a lot better.
Hopefully the weight training pays off and I stop damaging muscles so much. Then I may get a bigger bike in a few years, if I feel the need to change again :lol:
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Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:41 am
It would definitely be worth trying the Low Ride Height Street Triple R (it's a factory option). It's really very light at about 168kg wet (from memory) and the seat height comes in at 780mm.
I did like the triple. However I felt the riding position was uncomfortable for me.
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Re: Swapping my F700GS for something lighter?

Post by Arwen » Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:48 pm

Update: Deed is done. I'll have a rebel in my garage in a couple of weeks time! :lol: Already got a shopping list of parts for it on the go.
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Re: Swapping my F700GS for something lighter?

Post by dynax » Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:25 am

Arwen wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:48 pm
Update: Deed is done. I'll have a rebel in my garage in a couple of weeks time! :lol: Already got a shopping list of parts for it on the go.
No longer a Rebel without a cause then :lol:

okay i'll get me coat :thumb:

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Re: Swapping my F700GS for something lighter?

Post by Six30 » Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:34 am

dynax wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:25 am
Arwen wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:48 pm
Update: Deed is done. I'll have a rebel in my garage in a couple of weeks time! :lol: Already got a shopping list of parts for it on the go.
No longer a Rebel without a cause then :lol:

okay i'll get me coat :thumb:


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Re: Swapping my F700GS for something lighter?

Post by Six30 » Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:35 am

Arwen wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:48 pm
Update: Deed is done. I'll have a rebel in my garage in a couple of weeks time! :lol: Already got a shopping list of parts for it on the go.

Welcome to the new bike buzz :thumb:
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