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Re: St vs RS
- Subject: Re: St vs RS
- From: "Neil Lindsey" <neil@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2000 19:05:50 -0700
good summary - I agree and can't think of anything significant to add
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Sent: August 10, 2000 3:56 PM
Subject: St vs RS
> I have been riding an ST for almost ten months. Just did the 6K mile
> ride all year long.The ST and RS are almost identical mechanically.
> fairings (RS has narrower cockpit and half fairing.) Interior of RS
cockpit is naked. No
> panels to finsh off the instruments. Bars are slightly lower and forward
on the RS.
> Mirrors on the RS are not very functional. Same engine, excellent
reliability and mileage
> on both models. EFI and engine management system is nothing less than
> gauge on ST is crummy. The double sided RS rear swingarm is cheaper
quality and a
> bigger pain when removing your rear tyre. Front forks are stiffer/better
on the RS. The
> ST is a bit softer, but can be adjusted to do quite well.
Handling/steering is just a bit
> sharper on the RS, but it should not be inferred that the ST is sloppy.
Brakes are great on
> both models! You cannot mount the panniers on the RS. If you want to carry
> and securely, this is the way to go. The panniers are the BEST in the
> Spend the extra $$ and get more flexibility, better protection from the
> and the ablity to add/remove the panniers. You get plenty of power,
> handling from the ST "as is". If you want to spend some $$ for aftermarket
stuff, the bike
> just gets better. You won't regret the purchase of either bike, I prefer
> ST's forever!
> Howard Stephen Serlick
> '00 Blue ST
> Philadelphia, PA
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