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Offline Spyke

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Another new bike.
« on: September 06, 2014, 08:44:51 PM »
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Offline Kenko

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Re: Another new bike.
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2014, 03:56:37 PM »
Looks interesting plus it will have Honda reliability.
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Re: Another new bike.
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2014, 04:40:33 PM »
Sounded good till I read shaft drive, never been a big fan.
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Re: Another new bike.
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2014, 06:55:21 PM »
No lubing or adjusting, my Vmax was shaft drive, never caused me any problems..
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Re: Another new bike.
« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2014, 07:23:09 PM »
*Originally Posted by Kenko [+]
Looks rubbish plus it will be unreliable.

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Re: Another new bike.
« Reply #5 on: September 07, 2014, 08:18:49 PM »
*Originally Posted by RichS1000R [+]
*Originally Posted by Kenko [+]
Looks rubbish plus it will be unreliable.

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Why have you done that? What I stated is my opinion and to me the Ariel looks fine and how on earth will it be unreliable, the engine and running gear is  made by Honda, a make noted for reliability.
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Re: Another new bike.
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2014, 09:30:01 PM »
I think the Ariels look great. If I had c.£20k to spend on a bike I'd seriously consider the road (rather than cruiser) version.

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Re: Another new bike.
« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2014, 12:32:15 AM »
I think both options look great and at 20K not too badly priced - a 2014 Diavel Carbon is 17K. I'd go for the cruiser with the double clutch box as something totally different to the R and the double wishbone front end looks interesting.
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Re: Another new bike.
« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2014, 07:12:20 AM »
I definitely prefer the traditional upside down fork version.  The girder front version is just too........ I dunno. I think I like the Confederate's better than that one.
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