Wheelbase on new Bikes

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    So I found out this weekend that the wheelbase on the new bikes is 66 inches. What do you make of that? I may have some new report about how it sits for riders of different stature if your interested. My dealer did sit on one.
     
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    So I guess it is about the same as ours?
     
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    I thought my manual says my Roadster is 77 inches is the correct?
     
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    Nope, Painless.
    66" it be.
     
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    Claviger and his tape measure must be busy
     
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    I remember one of the earlier threads about the TFC speculating on the wheel base so I asked my dealer to get it to me a soon as it came out. So that means it is not a little bike even though it has sher some weight. My biggest concern is the smaller tank but I can deal with it. We will see how it sits form a taller rider when I get it.
     
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    Yeah I've got a little on you so I'd be curious to know as well. Good job taking one for the team
     
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    .7” shorter wheelbase than the present Roadster.
    I also expect the fuel range to be similar to the present models due to a more efficient engine and lighter weight.
     
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    Let me know what you think when you sit on one in the showroom.
     
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    We'll see about that range and I hope you are correct.
     
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