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Bought a new 1000R a couple months ago. Been riding it in the hills and dunes a couple times a week. I've been a back country snowmobiler for over 50 years and was worried about the fact my under 500 pound turbo'd sled has over 200 horsepower and the 1500 pound sxs has a little over 100 HP.
The Talon has been a lot of fun, I really don't notice the lack of HP and IMO it's really nimble.

One of my hobbies is building retro-mods out of 60s and 70s Ford products. I do all the work including painting except for the engine machining. I've made a few parts for the Talon, the first was a new shifter gate and brackets for the street legal blinkers (no hole in the fender), high stop lights and a plate for the rocker switches. I also made a saddle for a 1.25 gallon can under the hood.

I'm hoping to get a lot of fun miles out of this expensive toy.

Here's some photos of the Talon and a couple of the 1970 Cyclone that's almost complete.
Sorry about all the bragging.
Blue Motor vehicle Automotive design Vehicle door Trunk
Tire Automotive tire Hood Tread Bumper
Vehicle Hood Automotive tire Motor vehicle Automotive lighting
Motor vehicle Vehicle Steering part Automotive design Steering wheel
Wheel Tire Sky Cloud Vehicle
Land vehicle Wheel Car Tire Vehicle
Vehicle Automotive tire Hood Aircraft Yellow
Wheel Tire Car Vehicle Hood
 
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