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Old 09-24-2014, 08:51 PM   #1
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Since my 'off' xmas eve Ive found it near impossible to 'ride' until surgery coming up, not that I could ride much before, just jumping in Troy -

The Tiger is gone, the X Challenge shortly the speed triple is a no go riding wise and the GSA is being repaired ... so what do you knowledge types think about one of these as a possible commute to the office?

Only sensible responses will be acknowledged ... so I don't expect I will be responding much - have at it

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Old 09-24-2014, 09:00 PM   #2
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Since my 'off' xmas eve Ive found it near impossible to 'ride' until surgery coming up, not that I could ride much before, just jumping in Troy -

The Tiger is gone, the X Challenge shortly the speed triple is a no go riding wise and the GSA is being repaired ... so what do you knowledge types think about one of these as a possible commute to the office?

Only sensible responses will be acknowledged ... so I don't expect I will be responding much - have at it

I guess I should lock this Thread now?

Mate, any bike is better than none and who really cares what others think about your bike. If you like it, buy it and ride it - if it doesn't fully suit your needs then move it along and chose another. We live in a fantastic era where so many outstanding bikes are available to the public. Heck, why stop at only one?
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Old 09-24-2014, 09:09 PM   #3
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Mate hope the surgery goes well.

But I must say that is one BUTT ugly bike - IMHO

How much are they?

If your looking for something different that would fit the bill.

Have you thought about a 1200RT easy to work on like your GS as comfortable as hell and handle.

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Old 09-24-2014, 09:21 PM   #5
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Hmmm so just what the hell is that bike Mark? Please excuse my ignorance, looks unusual enough to be a Honda of some description?

In a surprising turn of events, I agree with Nev on this, pick yer poison and enjoy, that's twice in one year Nev!

Even more of a concern is I'm inclined to agree with Lego also how about the 1200, nice bike those indeed.

I better go lie down now, all this "agreeable-ness" is taxing.

.....oh and good luck with the surgery mate!
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Old 09-24-2014, 09:29 PM   #6
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I'll have a LC GS for sale in the next few weeks.
Only ridden by an elderly couple on weekends.


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no price or location why did you not move it to the FM and delete it slacker.
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Hmmm so just what the hell is that bike Mark? !
It's a DN 01 Cruisooter.
To sit on one it feels like any other cruiser.
Automatic gearbox as well I think.
I've seen a few around and there's a courier guy in the city I see daily on one.

I've sat on but not ridden one.
If it rides like a Deauville then it will be a POS.

A bit too weird for me.
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It's a DN 01.
Ah ha I thought it was a Honda, thanks for the clarification Neil. I think I see what Mark is getting at with its "Human Friendly Transmission" might be easier on the recovery than a bike with clutch?
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no price or location why did you not move it to the FM and delete it slacker.
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Have you thought about a 1200RT easy to work on like your GS as comfortable as hell and handle.
Hi SBSP,

Definitely worth considering IMO. The 1150RT too if you can find a good one. I sometimes ride a borrowed 1200 when I have a nervous passenger like Mum and Kate has an 1150. Both are very easy handling.
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What type of oil would you put in that ?
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Mate hope the surgery goes well.

But I must say that is one BUTT ugly bike - IMHO

How much are they?

If your looking for something different that would fit the bill.

Have you thought about a 1200RT easy to work on like your GS as comfortable as hell and handle.

Leggo
Cheers Shane - Mate just after something that will do for the interim - The one im negotiating is ridiculously cheap - probably because Honda couldnt give them away at the original price at the time they were made - Not unlike BMW;"s price point for the X Challenge - time will tell
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