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Old 06-12-2007, 07:02 PM   #9
steve gs
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Location: Anchorville, Michigan
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Originally Posted by steve gs

"...relatively simple equipment and just enough power to get the job done.
Oh no..... I quoted myself.

Sorry, but I think the 350's are a quantum leap up from a minimalist rig. There's no challenge to touring on a DR350SE that would be any different than touring on a 650 thumper.

My DR350SE can meet or exceed nearly everything my 650 can do. As a matter of fact several of the 250 bikes discussed here are nearly as capable as the 350 but we had to draw the line somewhere and displacement was it.

Originally our goal (among others) was to present and discuss touring problems and solutions for bikes 250cc and under. Each bike model has it's own strengths and limitations.

What does everyone else think?

Another great ride ... ... tell us about yours.
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