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Offline Gibbons

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Newbie from Worcestershire UK says hi...
« on: August 13, 2019, 10:26:25 AM »
Hi there
I'm pleased to be here and pleased to be three weeks into what I think will be an enjoyable ownership experience of a 2016 manual Crosstourer Highlander.  I came to the CR changing from an Africa Twin DCT that I had had from new.  I liked the AT but missed road tyres/suspension and after a quick whiz out on a CR I'm sold!  Great turn in, great brakes, great suspension, and, great engine.  And no chain!
DCT is good for touring , not so for making 'progress' on some of the bumpy twisty we have near me.

Offline Yasko

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Re: Newbie from Worcestershire UK says hi...
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2019, 01:02:50 PM »
 :400: and safe riding  :305: I have no problem with DCT on our crap minor country roads - I use manual mode all the time with more control.
Bill

Offline mzflorida

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Re: Newbie from Worcestershire UK says hi...
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2019, 03:58:44 PM »
Welcome to the forum and congrats!  Unbeknownst to Yasko, I began using his riding strategy on the DCT, switching to manual on the more technical roads.   Not that it matters as you have a MT...just a point of.interest to everyone here in the forum, potential owners, etc.   

Offline Dave56

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Re: Newbie from Worcestershire UK says hi...
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2019, 04:04:07 PM »
Hi there Gibbons and :400: along to the friendliest Crosstourer colleCTive there is.  :028:
Glad to hear that your enjoying your CT and rest assured that your future miles will be accompanied by beaming smiles.  :001:
"The more the miles, the bigger the smiles"

Offline Banksy

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Re: Newbie from Worcestershire UK says hi...
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2019, 10:15:21 AM »
 :400: from South Devon

Offline Stevensweert

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Re: Newbie from Worcestershire UK says hi...
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2019, 10:54:54 AM »
 :400: from The Netherlands Gibbons
Tony