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Old 01-23-2011, 10:27 AM   #11
F650Dakar_Norway
What off-season?
 
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Originally Posted by rickypanecatyl View Post
That would be sweet to hand off a limping bike with busted levels, tweaked pedals, epoxied radiator, sagging headlight, dinged rims with no meat on the tires, go to sleep and wake up to a nice shiny bike.

Seth I don't know if you've experienced it but there's something sweet riding around on the 690 now, watching the Dakar and knowing their bikes are good... but not as good as the bike I'm riding around on!
Agreed. There will always be new rally bikes popping out the factory doors, but in my book bigger engines seem a bit more durable in the long run as well.
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