Everywhere I hear that the new 1050 tiger is not well suited for off-road. I'm not looking for enduro, I have an MX for that, but just the ability to zip around rough gravel roads.
Does anyone have experience with the 1050 in this regard?
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Re: can I go off road?
I think that the new 1050 is not as convidence inspiring as the older models, but I found it very stable when on wider forest service type roads. The rims are cast, so much more easily bent. My 1050 felt great as I would stand on the pegs and use my body more. Would slide it out to the side a few times, intentially, and did not feel out of control either.
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i've just lowered the front part and that helps, also it seems my beast is easier to handle in corners. i've not lowered the 'backside'. it makes using the 'vertical jiffy' (sorry just can remember the english verb - i'm dutch) that much harder.
so to summerize: great idea works for me