- Bike: DR650
Looks heavy, somewhere between a BMW GS 1200 and a Triumph Street Scrambler. The first video I’ve seen looks like a marketing campaign. Correct me if I’m wrong. 890mm seat height. My DR650-ling, with a slightly shaved seat is 890mm. The ‘Street Scrambler’ seat height is 790mm. My first impressions are that this bike will cost an arm and three legs to buy. Also It has a go pro camera and lots of fancy video and navigation gear on the bike when you marry google maps. It’s like they are selling an ECU. I like that the suspension is all adjustable and the brakes look great. The clock is too fancy for a man of 55. I like to see something mechanical. That’s just me though. It has the ‘Thruxton’ engine with some adjustments to the torque which creates it lower down. I would call it a beautiful looking assemblage waiting for a review that would justify it’s manufacture.