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Discussion in 'Victory General Discussion' started by recumbentbob, Jun 13, 2019.

  1. recumbentbob

    recumbentbob Well-Known Member

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    I'd be all over renting one to play with for a few hours. Not interested in owning but if I did I think I'd have to mount a side car to it.
     
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    Saw a similar thing last month here at a servo.... Funny looking buggar.... Maybe not the same but had two wheels at the front....
     
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    They had one to rent up at the Dragon when I was there a few weeks back. Supposedly they handle pretty well, extra tire is all about more grip.
     
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    I have never ridden a motorcycle and thought to myself, "What this thing needs is double forks and 2 front wheels!".
     
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    Has anyone asked an owner how they like it...how does it ride...fast?
     
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    For those interested, a friend who is a writer here in Australia has had a Niken long term and has written much about it. Look for Tales of the Niken. 12 episodes so far, plus one on a turbo-ed special.
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    I read about the turbo bike... I think I'd rather have that on the MT-09/FZ-09... 150 HP FZ-09 ought to be a hoot.
     
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    A fast NIKEN

     
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    To me it's an answer looking for a question. Double weight on the front, double maintenance on forks and seals, double tire expense for what???!
     
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