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Old 08-17-2012, 06:44 AM   #58
esp41
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My weapon of choice for "subjectively superior" mediocre off/on road performance was an old 2006 TE610. Lightweight (310#ish), many farkles available to tailor the bike. Plenty of torque (576 cc). Will do log road/fire trails all day long and can cruise at 70 as well. It has a carb(repairable in the field). Durable motor. The downside is the inability to find parts in a hurry.

Dualsport should be listed in the dictionary under compromise, cuz there is no clear weapon of choice.

Mike
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