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So after most of 2 years with the Talon and about $10k in making it mostly what I wanted it to be, I decided to let the Talon X go to a new owner.
I really had a love hate relationship with the Talon, but unfortunately mama had more of a tolerate/hate relationship.
The things I loved was the perceived reliability, not having to give a second thought to a belt, driving something different than the sea of RZRs and CanAms, and the better build quality than most.
The things I hated were the suspension (prior to Shock Therapy), the horrible nearly unreadable (for my old eyes) instrument panel, the overly touchy throttle, the howling transmission/engine noise, the access to the air filter and poorly designed air intake the constant and abrupt shifting in mountain trail conditions.
Mama had serious issue with the screaming trans/engine noise (negated mostly by a $1500 Radio/intercom system with headsets), the hard ride (prior to ST), and she really tired of the abrupt shifting snapping her head back and forth constantly on the mountain trails.

I really wanted to love the machine and spent a bunch of time and money trying to get to that point, but the first few rides this season just reinforced our frustration.
The Talon is a great machine, and for the right kind of riding terrain is well suited, but it just isn’t really great for the tight, rough, and slow mountain trails we typically ride.
We decided to go back to a RZR XP 1000 and purchased a new Trails and Rocks Edition. We’ve had 2 RZRs before and never had a problem with either. We don’t really ride aggressively so belts really aren’t much of a concern for us.
I hope you all use and enjoy your Talons to the fullest, and above all stay safe during your adventures!
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Ignorant comment? I see guys like you all the time. My sister wears the pants in her marriage. She treats her husband like a little kid. He gets embarrassed when she talks down to him when anyone can hear. He has to ask to do anything. It’s so sad he doesn’t have the balls to stand up to her. She does give him an allowance of $100 from his check that he turns over to her. SAD!
As far as has beens post, have you been in the dunes? There’s broken belts and half shafts everywhere. I would hate to flip a can am. The roll cages collapse!
 

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Maybe you shouldn’t be so “easy goin”, you would still have your Talon
Another keyboard warrior! Running their mouth about things they no nothing of.
There are so many good people on this forum it’s too bad it gets tainted by immature tools like yourself.
If you had any reading comprehension skills you’d understand that my issues with the Talon were not limited to my wife’s impressions, however her comfort and ability to enjoy our outings is more than enough reason for me to make a change, even if that were the only reason.
 

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Another keyboard warrior! Running their mouth about things they no nothing of.
There are so many good people on this forum it’s too bad it gets tainted by immature tools like yourself.
If you had any reading comprehension skills you’d understand that my issues with the Talon were not limited to my wife’s impressions, however her comfort and ability to enjoy our outings is more than enough reason for me to make a change, even if that were the only reason.
Ezgoin, in my eyes, as long as you are riding and enjoying life, ride what makes you happy! Enjoy your new ride and stay safe!!
 

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Ezgoin I agree with your decision. The important part is enjoying riding and being around people you like, not what you choose to ride.

Some people must have never learned basic respect for other people; jumping to conclusions, criticizing and tearing other people down just so they can feel good or smug about themselves and their lives. F***'em.
 

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NW libtards who get butt hurt over everything. It’s a disease that the left is trying to spread. I just don’t understand why someone would dump that much money into something and then decide to sell it. Did the boss wake up one morning and just say she doesn’t like it shifting? I bet she hates all cars that shift too.
 

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THR, you should prolly leave him alone. He will be off to the rubber band forum shortly where they talk about broken belts and half shafts.
 
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