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Old 09-10-2012, 03:25 PM   #8
jersey jim
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Originally Posted by Jarle View Post
After more than 50.000km in the saddle on a Warrior, I know that it works perfectly fine on asphalt. The only negative is that I miss being able to get up and stand on the pegs and have a slightly larger fuel tank.

The goal of my next trip is to run a bit more on the gravel roads and therefore I probably choose a BMW.

But the Warrior has soul so it will not be for sale :-)
I'd really like a 6th gear and another gallon or two of gas for long rides, but at least with the 4 gallon tank I get plenty of chances to get off the bike and stretch.

Have you considered the 1200 Tenere? I'm a bit of a Yamaha fan, so I find myself checking them out lately. That's the big adventure bike I'd probably buy for myself.

And yes, the Warrior does have soul, it's not just another cookie cutter cruiser. I plan to keep mine for a long time.
"ya gotta find what ya like and let it kill ya" - Kinky Friedman

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