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Old 05-29-2008, 07:25 PM   #871
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How did the 675 compare to the Versys??
Hey Bear... sort of like Angelina Vs. Meg Ryan

The 675 is a scalpel sharp performance tool with
rheostatic smoothness and just gobs of velvety smooth
power. I think i would probably max out at about an hour and a half,
maybe two before i'd be calling my masseuse but oh what a
couple of hours.

I found that i pretty much just had to think a given line and the bike
was taking it. Where the Versys is a wonderful do a whole lot of
everything, wonderfuly comfortable daily rider, the 675 just begged
me to wick things up by about 6 notches.

The 675 is the guy on your shoulder sporting the horns.
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Old 05-29-2008, 08:52 PM   #872
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So... is there any hope of a centerstand for the KLE650?
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Old 05-29-2008, 09:04 PM   #873
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Hey Bear... sort of like Angelina Vs. Meg Ryan

The 675 is a scalpel sharp performance tool with
rheostatic smoothness and just gobs of velvety smooth
power. I think i would probably max out at about an hour and a half,
maybe two before i'd be calling my masseuse but oh what a
couple of hours.

I found that i pretty much just had to think a given line and the bike
was taking it. Where the Versys is a wonderful do a whole lot of
everything, wonderfuly comfortable daily rider, the 675 just begged
me to wick things up by about 6 notches.

The 675 is the guy on your shoulder sporting the horns.
Yea, that's the impression I get too. If Triumph makes the Tiger 675, I may have to trade the Versys in on one....
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Old 05-30-2008, 05:35 AM   #874
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Yea, that's the impression I get too. If Triumph makes the Tiger 675, I may have to trade the Versys in on one....

Depending upon its' state of tune, a Tiger 675 would likely deliver
north of 70% more power than our Versys. Yeah ... that's pretty much a party under your pants.
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Old 05-30-2008, 09:46 AM   #875
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Yea, that's the impression I get too. If Triumph makes the Tiger 675, I may have to trade the Versys in on one....
Ditto. I had a Triumph before my Versys and I almost bought a demo Tiger that a local dealer had rather than the Versys.

Versys one out because it fit my budget better and I wanted to start "small" since this is my first dual-sport type of bike.
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Old 05-30-2008, 12:26 PM   #876
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New (old) kid in town

Hi there Versysers (for some reason Versyssies doesn't sound right),

So I am the new (old) kid in Versystown. In fact, my new (lightly used) ride is on the way from Oklahoma City to Newport News, VA, where I live, as I am typing this email. It looks fantastic and I am hoping that it will get here in the same shape. Anyway, here are some pictures for your drooling pleasure. I can't wait.
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Old 05-30-2008, 12:42 PM   #877
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one more (couldn't figure out how to add multiple pictures in one post)
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Old 05-30-2008, 02:44 PM   #878
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What type of Engine Guard/Footrests are those? Sweet looking ride!
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Old 05-30-2008, 03:12 PM   #879
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Nice looking Versys.
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Old 05-30-2008, 03:15 PM   #880
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Homemade highway pegs.
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Old 05-30-2008, 04:16 PM   #881
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Two Versys Family..

My daughter bought hers this week! Don't know if i will tell her about Adv. Ryders, pretty ruff crowd....
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Old 05-30-2008, 07:04 PM   #882
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one more (couldn't figure out how to add multiple pictures in one post)
Holy windscreen. Nice paint work on the panniers.
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Old 05-31-2008, 02:55 PM   #883
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What windscreen is that?
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Old 05-31-2008, 05:38 PM   #884
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More fun on the Versys
Hwy 60 south in north Ga.

Trout fishing Coopers Creek

Pete taking a pee

Hwy 17 on the Towns and White county line
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Old 05-31-2008, 05:50 PM   #885
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What windscreen is that?
The mother of all, Calsci
It must save lots of gas....if the wind blows from behind
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