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Offline Hartley

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Hartley saying Hello
on: August 01, 2013, 10:30:44 PM
Hi,
Just registered and i thought id say hello.  Currently riding a 2002 XJR1300 that ive have from 3 months old and a 2004 FJR1300 (not at the same time :002:) that ive only had for 2 years but done 16000 miles on. Its time for a change and fancy an "adventure" style bike so ive been test riding the usual suspects. New GS, GS Adventure, Super Tenere, Triumph Explorer and the Crosstourer.
Have to say that i fully expected to go for the Triumph until i tried the Honda, very close but i think, for me, the Crosstourer just edges it.
Not placed an order yet but im thinking of going for the Highlander in Silver, or maybe black or maybe white.......
Ive got a few questions so youll be seeing me post elsewhere very shortly.

All the best

Paul


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Offline Mika

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Re: Hartley saying Hello
Reply #1 on: August 02, 2013, 12:08:37 AM
 :400: to the forum Paul

theres plenty of reading on here, the good thing is there are no disaster stories about the CT  :031:

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Re: Hartley saying Hello
Reply #2 on: August 02, 2013, 01:29:36 AM
Welcome and hello from Australia  :158: - BTW - White is the best one to get  :001: :018:
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Re: Hartley saying Hello
Reply #3 on: August 03, 2013, 08:17:08 AM
Welcome...

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Re: Hartley saying Hello
Reply #4 on: August 03, 2013, 04:09:57 PM
 :400:  to the forum Paul. So it's just a matter of choosing the right colour then - Mmm...
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...SILVER!
And don't forget to try DCT!

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Re: Hartley saying Hello
Reply #5 on: August 03, 2013, 05:17:58 PM
 :400: Paul from Lancashire  :305:

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Re: Hartley saying Hello
Reply #6 on: August 03, 2013, 07:38:19 PM
Thanks for the welcome guys,
I got out on a DCT version from Grafton Motorcycles in Milton Keynes yesterday. Its a very impressive and clever bit of kit, i preferred it in sport mode as i thought it changed up a little early in D. Can definitely see why some love it, makes riding so easy.

Paul

ps i think its silver for me.............................maybe


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Re: Hartley saying Hello
Reply #7 on: August 03, 2013, 08:41:49 PM
*Originally Posted by Hartley [+]
Thanks for the welcome guys,
I got out on a DCT version from Grafton Motorcycles in Milton Keynes yesterday. Its a very impressive and clever bit of kit, i preferred it in sport mode as i thought it changed up a little early in D. Can definitely see why some love it, makes riding so easy.

Paul

ps i think its silver for me.............................maybe

Hi Paul,

Get it out again for a good couple of hours and explore the MANUAL changing using the + and - buttons (either read or ask us DCT owners to explain some features before you go out on it though)

I hardly use SPORT mode these days and almost never use DRIVE  :305: