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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 08-29-2013, 10:57 AM Thread Starter

 
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RC8 - Wow

Saw one of these in person yesterday, up close. Wow. Super beautiful.

Next summer, might make one mine. Or a Duc 1098. It's a toss up at this point.

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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 08-29-2013, 11:07 AM
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Thought there was someone on this board selling one a few months back, not sure if it ever sold. Very nice looking bike indeed.


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post #3 of 11 (permalink) Old 08-29-2013, 11:42 AM
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You mean this POS?

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post #4 of 11 (permalink) Old 08-29-2013, 07:49 PM
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Thin maybe in..... but fat's where it's at



Not to bad though about 500lbs feels very neutral and light on its feet.

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No I've had those ......This is my rage

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RC8 R has better ergos and fueling characteristics then a 1098. Not as raw but that's what makes it good. And Ty Howard is a beast. He broke a bunch of track records in TX/AK tracks with that RC8R. We got to test it out at Cresson thanks to him bringing out the KTM truck about two years ago.


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