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Old 05-26-2013, 06:28 PM   #2671
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Wow. I'm on the central coast of Ca. You see very few around here. I've probably seen 3 total. Hard to figure, with our coastal canyon roads waiting for a bike like that.
As much as I dig them, couldn't deal with the rearsets on the XR's. I've replaced one knee, and the other's this winter. It drove me to sell my BMW RSL 1100 and Duc Monster. Just can't make the bend. Found the midsets on my XL pretty good. Not as sporting, but hey, better on me then a racked out cruiser type stance. To quote Clint, "sometimes a man's gotta know his limitations".....

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Old 05-26-2013, 09:21 PM   #2672
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The west coast members of XROG are holding their meet this weekend in Central Cali on Monday.

Slowoldguy, call your local H-D dealer about the X suspension kit. They might be able to still get it. Or call Racetec about a fork up-grade and shocks.
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Old 05-27-2013, 12:29 AM   #2673
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I already have the X shocks. ;) Mine came from Guam over on the XR board.

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Old 05-27-2013, 12:33 AM   #2674
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One more at my favorite ride to eat spot. Loco Coyote.
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Old 05-27-2013, 07:18 AM   #2675
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Old 05-27-2013, 08:57 AM   #2676
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The XR is so much fun! Everybody hates you. Harley guys, sportbike guys, citizens. It's awesome. ;)


I like the way you think!

I once rode my BMW to a primarily Harley poker run - and I owned a big twin at the time.
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Old 05-27-2013, 09:10 AM   #2677
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I like the way you think!

I once rode my BMW to a primarily Harley poker run - and I owned a big twin at the time.
I currently own a BMW, a Yamaha, a Ducati, a Honda, a KTM, a Buell, AND a Harley. Had other makes at other times too. I just don't get the hate toward another person that is also a motorcyclist. The thing that gets me is that I'm the same person whether I'm on my BMW, my Duc, or my HD. But, the same guy that waves at me, and be all chummy when I'm on the HD, will give me the finger when I'm on the Duc. Why the animosity toward someone you don't even know? The world is made up of mostly assholes, I believe.
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Old 05-27-2013, 09:13 AM   #2678
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I once rode my BMW to a primarily Harley poker run - and I owned a big twin at the time.
Ain't it grand? Oooohhhh . Show up on your rattle canned KLR to a rally frequented by the big Euro trailie types. Then just rail around like you have a rocket tied to your ass and they are tied to a stump. They love that shit.
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Old 05-27-2013, 09:43 AM   #2679
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Ain't it grand? Oooohhhh . Show up on your rattle canned KLR to a rally frequented by the big Euro trailie types. Then just rail around like you have a rocket tied to your ass and they are tied to a stump. They love that shit.

Oh yeah,they may be the worst offenders, but it definitely isn't a MOCO exclusive. I guess there's just a lot of immature people that still feel some need to "belong"... I would have thought that most would have outgrown that cliquish behavior around the time they left junior high, or certainly by the time they graduated HS. Some underlying insecurity perhaps...?
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Ain't it grand? Oooohhhh . Show up on your rattle canned KLR to a rally frequented by the big Euro trailie types. Then just rail around like you have a rocket tied to your ass and they are tied to a stump. They love that shit.
They had a bike judging competition after the run and I took first, second and third place in the European category
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Old 05-27-2013, 11:58 AM   #2681
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Yep, you see that kind of behavior no matter the type or brand. Some folks have nothing but their ego.
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Old 05-27-2013, 12:28 PM   #2682
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As a friend long told me a long time ago, "in a world full of sheep, you're a goat". One of the best compliments ever. ;)
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Old 05-27-2013, 12:40 PM   #2683
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As a friend long told me a long time ago, "in a world full of sheep, you're a goat". One of the best compliments ever. ;)
so, im guessing your an old goat now?















See what I did there?
















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Old 05-27-2013, 12:55 PM   #2684
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Hell. I'll own it. slowoldgoat.
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Old 05-27-2013, 04:23 PM   #2685
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The world is made up of mostly assholes, I believe.
Nah - the world is full of good people who never get acknowledged because they blend into the scenery. We only remember the asshats.
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