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Old 11-23-2011, 05:40 AM   #41791
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I hate Black Friday since I have to work 530a-8p,therefor I wont be doing any riding. However I am on day 13 of being smoke free and have saved $162 so far. At this rate I will have lots of money saved up to ride and eventually buy a bigger bike. Woot woot!

$162??? Jeez you might want to start rolling your ciggs with ones instead of fives.
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Old 11-23-2011, 08:25 AM   #41792
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Thanks everyone! The money I have spent is amazing. I will save $50k in 10 years. Granted that will be blown on other stoopit shit I am sure.
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Old 11-23-2011, 08:41 AM   #41793
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Thanks everyone! The money I have spent is amazing. I will save $50k in 10 years. Granted that will be blown on other stoopit shit I am sure.
I was going to say that the guberment will find a way to tax it out of you sooner or later.
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Old 11-23-2011, 10:06 AM   #41794
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Swing so far so good for Friday although Mohican and beers at Tim's sounds like a damn good plan also.

I won't have time to ride friday morning, but we'll be in the brewhouse all afternoon. Bring a friend...
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Old 11-23-2011, 11:20 AM   #41795
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We need to do another starliner diner meet
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Old 11-23-2011, 11:24 AM   #41796
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However I am on day 13 of being smoke free and have saved $162 so far. . Woot woot!

How did you do it? Cold turkey?
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Old 11-23-2011, 11:54 AM   #41797
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We need to do another starliner diner meet
We just ate there the other day....I never need much coaxing for some cuban breakfast!

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Old 11-23-2011, 12:20 PM   #41798
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We just ate there the other day....I never need much coaxing for some cuban breakfast!

Why not eat at White Castle? Same effect


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Old 11-23-2011, 12:50 PM   #41799
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Why not eat at White Castle? Same effect
Because going down it's about 1000% better. I might at least enjoy half of it.
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Old 11-23-2011, 01:01 PM   #41800
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Well, I "think" I've narrowed my search down to one bike (since I can't afford what my inner child says I really want - a new KTM 350 EXC). Try as I might, I just can't justify spending damn near as much money on a glorified dirt bike as I did my Concours 14.

Essentially I want 4 basic things from a D/S bike:
  • 30+ rear wheel horsepower
  • under 250-lbs dry weight
  • electric start
  • reasonable maintenance intervals & cost
  • Already street legal
It doesn't take a genius to see that what I want and what's available aren't exactly easy to find in one bike. About the only way to get all that in one package would be to find a used WR250F or 250 XCF-W that's already been tagged, and neither would meet the low maintenance requirement. So...I have to make a compromise.


Looking over what's available (and won't cost me a small fortune) it seems the KLX250S is going to be my best bet. Yes it's a little portly at 298-lbs dry, but I'm sure I can shave some of that excess weight off. It's also way down on power in stock trim, but a big-bore kit and pumper carb will resolve that issue.


I considered the WR250R as well, but it would make things much more costly when it comes to modifying the engine due to the EFI. I don't want that hassle or added expense, not to mention it's more electronic crap to fail at the worst possible time.



Now the fun part, finding the best deal I can on a clean used one without having to drive 4-6 hours or more each way to get it.
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Old 11-23-2011, 01:04 PM   #41801
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We need to do another starliner diner meet
+1. I love their plantains.
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Old 11-23-2011, 01:43 PM   #41802
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Ktm 450 exc?

MrFurious I have a 2009 KTM 450 EXC that I'm thinking about selling. I bought it leftover new and have just not had time to ride. It is like new and has 4 hours. 6K is what I would like to get for it.
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Old 11-23-2011, 01:48 PM   #41803
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We need to do another starliner diner meet

Oh yeah!
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Old 11-23-2011, 01:51 PM   #41804
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KTM250 xcf-w


I have one with mixed feelings. Comes stock very lean and geared for tight woods. Needs a major gearing change. I dropped 4 out back , needs more for road work .s Bike has almost 1k of ds & mx , valves still in spec. Would never commute with it.
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Old 11-23-2011, 01:57 PM   #41805
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