The upper air controls are mounted at the base of the fork-mounted fairing and can be adjusted to divert air completely around or directly in the chest of riders. Overall the combination of a wide front fairing, tall windscreen and Victorys Comfort Control System provides a solid buffer between riders and the elements. When it comes time to scrub speed off the big tourer, dual 300mm front floating rotors with 4-piston calipers get the job done. The system provides plenty of feel at the lever so riders know the four-piston calipers are biting into the big discs. Braking power on the front is strong while the rear is a bit more sensitive and will lock up if you stomp hard on the pedal before the ABS kicks in.
Many feature less interesting banquet-style dining (set menus or limited choices, often in ball rooms or event spaces), and some simply lack expertise. The guides are one of the best features of these trips when they are good, but quite the opposite can be true. Fortunately, most of these cons can be eliminated or greatly mitigated simply by choosing the right tour operator, right group size and right tour. This is the single most important part of the consumer decision, because just by choosing the right operator many of the cons will vanish and the pros will be even better. Ill cover these individually in more detail below.
1 when they were already inside the park and a ranger would not let them off the tour bus to photograph roaming bison. The group -- roughly 40 senior citizens from around the world -- was allowed to return to the Old Faithful Inn to spend a second night at the hotel, but some with limited English skills thought they were under arrest, she said. Vaillancourt said the guards looked like armed "Hulk Hogans" who told group members they couldnt leave the hotel and that some of the Asians guests said, Oh my God, are we under arrest? The federal government owns the inn but it is run by private contractor Xanterra Parks & Resorts, said Tom Mesereau, who handles public relations for the company. He also said inn staff was not aware of anyone being held inside under armed guard.
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"I'm eyeing a third win in this event but obviously it won't be easy. No player has done it on the Asian Tour before and I hope to be the first," the 43-year-old, who hosts the $750,000 event in the city of Yeoju, said in an Asian Tour statement on Wednesday. "But I'll also be happy if a younger player wins this event as well." Choi fired a final round four-under-par 67 at the Haesley Nine Bridges Golf Club course last year to win the event by two shots from compatriots Jang Dong-kyu and Bae Sang-moon, matching his margin of victory in the inaugural event in 2011.
Korean Choi eyes Asian Tour record
He was at the TPC Sawgrass preparing for his rookie season when he saw Vijay Singh on the back of the practice range. ''I just went up to him. I said, `Hey, my name is Jason Dufner, I'm going to be playing the tour next year, and if I could play some practice rounds with you, that would be great.