Originally Posted by USAFgsxr750again
from what one of my riding buds said (since he used to own one) it was twitchy in town. did NOT like low speed low RPM. He LOVED the bike. other than, not as much top end as a inline 4 1000, but GOBS of torque!!!!!!!!!! i'm guessing you know the TLR is a V-twin... right? much thinner than any inline 4 1k. i wouldn't suggest it as a first bike for anyone. ride some other smaller bikes first and get some riding experience. THEN, maybe look at the TLR.
from my perspective, i still love the RC51 better sound-wise. but like the looks of both of em.
and... GRATS on the new purchase and awesome wife. that's another woman that's a keeper. seems like the thing for woman to do these days. i think your the 4th one I've heard do that.
Thanks everyone for the compliments(on the wife, and bike
) She ride a motorcycle too, a Ninja 650R that I traded my first TLR for.
Anyways. For in town use I think the twin is a better engine. As for more torque, it's likely the same amount of torque , its just WAY DOWN LOW, so it feels meatier..kind of like a high stung smallblock versus a mild big block.