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post #21 of 26 (permalink) Old 09-24-2014, 11:33 PM
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I wish I had an opportunity to ride a bike with a car tire to see if it is something I would want to do. I don't know anybody personally that darksides. It's all kinda vodoo to me.

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I am sure there is someone within a 100 miles from you has gone Darksided. I would let any local Burgman rider test ride mine. Darksiding is not for everyone. Once you learn how the bike handles differently then it becomes natural.

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I have been running a CT on my GL1800 Goldwing for years now. How much I liked that was what helped me to go to The Darkside as well with my 650 Burgman. Yes, a bit different than a traditional motorcycle or scooter tire but after you get use to it (and the transition time is short) it feels very natural. Kinda like going from briefs to boxers or vice versa.

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Have just at 9k on my rear tire & still looks like the day I installed it.

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Dumb Question

Could someone please explain what a darksider is? I've heard the term before, just not sure what it means. When I bought my 650 Burg it had a Nexus back tire on it. I believe that's what is on the front of a Spyder. It would be funny if I'm already a darksider and didn't know it!!

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Had you read this thread - all 24 posts worth - you would have answered your own question. I'll save you the time since it appears you have little of it to spare - your Burgman has been darksided.

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