voldemort's 2007 Buell XB12S Lightning
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Information: The Buell Lightning XB12STT offers a unique riding experience. I would place it in the same league as the Yamaha MT-01. Both look big and a bit weird, (STT looks like a Ducati HyperMoto clone), both offer good handling, and both differ from most motorcycles. This is not a conventional streetfighter. The torquey engine is made by HD, and it''s brilliant for relaxed or sporti-ish riding. Yes, if you compare it to conventional streetfighters it lacks power, and the Buell''s minimal engine braking makes it temperamental -you need to get used to it. The gearbox is clunky, hates fast shifting and cringes in the thought of changing gear without using the clutch. The small wheelbase makes the bike difficult to wheelie, but the forward weight distribution compensates with great stoppies. The front disc is adequate but not as strong as I''d like it to be. Handling is brilliant, rider stance is aggressive and suspension is fully adjustable. Build quality is good, but not exceptional. Exhaust sound is inspiring, and in the end the STT''s shortcomings are not enough to stop you from loving the bike.

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