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Old 10-22-2012, 08:41 AM   #10
Mr. Canoehead
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Location: Calgary, Too far to the mountains and too cold
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Originally Posted by 996DL View Post

Finally the perfect excuse, to flog my owned since new 2004 DL1000 for next to nothing , eight years of not enjoying this bike is finally over !

A little more tinkering for a bike with a soul, is a worthwhile tradeoff.

The VStrom, if I might sum it up for myself personally, always felt like riding a wooden traffic barricade with a GREAT motor, forever riding AROUND the bike's inadequacies, rather than feeling conjoined with a beloved mount.

Soon to be ad in FM:

"2004 DL1000 for sale. Best bike I ever owned, perfect in every way. Great suspension. I love this bike, but after eight years of bliss, unfortunately I have to sell it."

Congrats on the new (to you) XT. I'm not a Harley guy but I love Erik's creations.
2006 FJR1300A, 2005 GS1150 Adventure, 2002 DR650 SE, a fortune in Farkles.

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