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Old 08-20-2015, 12:18 PM   #1
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Pre trip load trial

Checking MY Load before trip next month. 80 LBS.

Been working on this load & will only 70 lbs & not as high but will still be using two sets of saddle bags as in Picture just not as heavy as before. Keeping heavy things as low as possible.
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Old 08-20-2015, 04:10 PM   #2
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The Yamaha should handle that easily. Eighty pounds is less than a small passenger.
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Old 08-21-2015, 12:25 PM   #3
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You'll get get a bit of wind drag from the things sticking out the side and it will tend to require a little more throttle to get your usual cruise speed. Naturally you'll use more fuel than usual, but you should still be OK.
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