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Question: What is the best-sounding motorcycle engine to your ears?
70s-80s Japanese air-cooled inline four - 32 (4.4%)
A big sport twin - 206 (28.2%)
A modern, liquid-cooled inline four - 62 (8.5%)
Inline triple - 120 (16.4%)
Boxer twin - 14 (1.9%)
Boxer six - 7 (1%)
V-four - 182 (24.9%)
Inline six, air-cooled - 18 (2.5%)
Thumpers - 13 (1.8%)
Parallel twin, air-cooled - 19 (2.6%)
Parallel twin, liquid-cooled - 5 (0.7%)
Other - 53 (7.3%)
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« Reply #180 on: June 06, 2014, 01:08:17 pm »

I'll have to record my Tuoldo with it's DanMoto GP Extreme exhaust without the baffle (how I'm running it now) - to quote my son, "It is beast."

Too loud, but has this very cool burble and pop on decel. It's a Rotax 990 V-Twin, but it doesn't sound like any Tuono/Futura/Falco I've ever heard...

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« Reply #181 on: June 07, 2014, 12:52:13 pm »

Still waiting for the recording! C'mon, it's Saturday.  Smile
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« Reply #182 on: June 10, 2014, 11:08:39 am »

One that's running!

(compared to one that won't)!
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