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Wow, that's a keeper. Hope the fella didn't hurt much more than his pride.

As far as riding on the sidewalk, having toured 5 European countries on a motorcycle myself, I can attest that European motorcycles ride wherever they please.


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Just had to get that spot near his boat, well he got the closest spot there.
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I found this link on my Aprilia forum.
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I'm thinkin' it's time to put away (sell) my silly toy, as I've made it this far, 54 without accident. What am doing with a 180 hp 400# motorcycle anyway. Besides, The funds will help with the new boat.
Big Mistake IMHO. The RSV4 might not be the right bike for you but don't give up motorcycling! LOL I considered the new "4" but am so happy with my '03 Tuono I just can't justify buying one. I'd be just as happy with a dual sporter for the street, especially around town.

I'm 70 next month and plan a track day for my present to myself. I honestly think motorcycling has kept me young. Young in body and spirit. Kept me sharp and alert and allows me to hone my skills on a daily basis.

Observation from 20 years in the business: people who stop riding miss it, a lot. I find many parallels motorcycling/sailing but one main difference is; motorcycling is fun and practical while sailing is fun only. When times got tough for me years ago it was the boat that got sold, I rode the bike every day, put 92,000 miles on that bike. I needed that bike not the boat. Now, times got a little better and I thought the boat would be fun again (and it is.)

'Course that's me and just my unsolicited advice.

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