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Old 11-18-2012, 04:04 PM   #10
Mr. Parrish
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Location: Alabama
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I tired with a SM450 and a TE450 and it just isn't a "dual sport". Its a race bike. It's a race bike. It's a race bike.

Bigger tank, wider seat, taller overall gear: still a race bike. I took mine on a 5 day trip with a drz, xr, dr, and ttr and honestly wish I had there bikes 95% of the time the TE just wants to GO. Not cruise.

AMAZING machines once your are in the nasty twisties or trails, but suck getting there unless Trailering

The 610s are a blast. Big compared to what you're talking about, but loads of power, 3 gallon tank, easy maintance, and will run down the highway easy if needed too. What any jap 650 wants to be.
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