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Old 10-03-2012, 12:52 PM   #346
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I'm looking forward to a test ride...I too like the hp boost out of the 650. For some, it may be easier to swap out the front forks on a Sertao - with it's larger tank and already included removable windscreen, better warranty, etc.
I guess the defining difference would be the MSRP of the two models, buy a Terra spend the extra on the parts you want to what BMW will give you... (BMW: MSRP $8,650)
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Old 10-03-2012, 01:10 PM   #347
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Isnt the Sertao (and G650GS) tank about the same size? 3.7 Gal
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Old 10-03-2012, 01:53 PM   #348
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Looks like the first Terras are in owners' hands...

http://www.cafehusky.com/threads/whe...6/#post-250460

netteb16 screwed with this post 10-03-2012 at 02:04 PM
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Old 10-03-2012, 03:25 PM   #349
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How did this turn into an "I'm an attention whore...look at the pictures of how bad ass I made my KLR after dumping thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours into it...it's so much better than what a stock TR650 will ever be"??

Yes...cause nothing spells "attention whore" like romping around the West on a scratched up, clapped out KLR.

Now let me show you pictures of my '87 4Runner and 1970's Harvest Gold kitchen.

Sorry to hijack this thread. Enjoy the new Husky. I'll keep waiting (and saving) til some committee stops killing the bike we all really want.
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Old 10-03-2012, 04:37 PM   #350
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Looks like the first Terras are in owners' hands...

http://www.cafehusky.com/threads/whe...6/#post-250460
Thanks for that link.... very telling. Looking forward to hearing some dirt reports about the Terra.

I really liked this picture in that thread.... very telling in answering some of my questions.
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Old 10-03-2012, 04:41 PM   #351
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Looks like the first Terras are in owners' hands...

http://www.cafehusky.com/threads/whe...6/#post-250460
That sounds promising.
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Old 10-03-2012, 05:09 PM   #352
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That report said everything I wanted to hear. I'm even more convinced now.
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Old 10-03-2012, 05:26 PM   #353
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My '06 700 Raptor (don't know about later years) has a claimed dry weight of 398 & that's a quad. If Yamaha builds the XT 700 it shouldn't be to hard to keep the weight closer to 300 than 400, if they intend to sell it in a similar price range as the 690. I'd go for an XT 700 if the weight was closer to 400, if the price was similar to the KLR.
Have you seen the weight of a 660 Tenere, over 450 lb wet.
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Old 10-03-2012, 05:49 PM   #354
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Yeah, even if you take out the fuel load the Ten weighs almost 50 lbs more than the Terra.

That thing really is an overweight pig.
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Old 10-03-2012, 06:05 PM   #355
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Off the wall question . . . Does the Terra have a tach?

As an X-Challenge owner, I keep looking at the Terra and wondering how much compatibility there will be with parts between the two bikes. I wouldn't mind having a Tach on my X and would think if the Terra has one it would be an easy addition.

Of course my first thought was the Terra rear shock to replace my air shock. But even if it fit, the travel is too different. I guess I'll have to suck it up and get a Hyperpro.
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Old 10-03-2012, 07:04 PM   #356
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Looks like the first Terras are in owners' hands...

http://www.cafehusky.com/threads/whe...6/#post-250460

That's a good man to have one this early. I buy all my husky stuff from Motosportz. So I'm sure they're figuring out accessories even as I type this.
This is starting to look like a heckuva bike for a buyer who goes into it with eyes wide open and an acute awareness of what it is and isn't.
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:19 PM   #357
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Where is the air filter and how difficult is servicing it?
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Old 10-04-2012, 04:07 AM   #358
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Interesting comparison to the Suzuki V strom in the cafe Husky report and the guy wanting to sell his V strom for this.



Of course this is heavy off road compared to the TE511 or even TE630; of course it would be amazing off road compared to a V strom. Where most of us would pick a V strom over serious dual sports would be freeway miles. I wonder if it really is as comfy as the V strom in that scenario? If it was even close that'd be a huge home run and an interesting comparison...
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Old 10-04-2012, 04:31 AM   #359
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So the logic is that if you have a KLR and want to replace it with TR650, then TR650 is a replacement for KLR
Same applies for vstrom.
I have a quite expensive analogue open reel recorder, which I don't use. I'd rather have a TR650 instead. Therefore, the TR650 is a replacement for my otari. Surely it can get me in places the otari cannot!

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Old 10-04-2012, 07:00 AM   #360
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So the logic is that if you have a KLR and want to replace it with TR650, then TR650 is a replacement for KLR
Same applies for vstrom.
I have a quite expensive analogue open reel recorder, which I don't use. I'd rather have a TR650 instead. Therefore, the TR650 is a replacement for my otari. Surely it can get me in places the otari cannot!

I find it humorous that you use the word logic in your first sentence and then invoke a classic fallacious logic argument. Well done.. Unfortunately it makes your point completely absurd, but being from the birthplace of logical thought I am sure you already knew that.
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