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Old 04-26-2012, 08:05 AM   #17536
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One rider and 3 for parts?

Haha, that's funny.

I didn't own them at the same time. I can't afford to own more than one bike at a time like a motorbike hoarder I know.
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Old 04-26-2012, 08:07 AM   #17537
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Street stuff can be really addicting. It also can cost you a license very quickly.

Those are also know to be a little vibey. Again as a KTM owner you probably
thought you were on a Goldwing.
That's why I sold my crotch rocket. I figured getting caught doing 3 times the speed limit was a bad idea.

It is vibey. They must have gotten the engineers of the ktm 620 to help with the design.

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Old 04-26-2012, 02:42 PM   #17538
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Good for you. I hated being in debt. Live it up.

As a Motorrad fan, I would prefer you to look at BMW, but I really don't care what you ride as long as it's ADV worthy.
I have looked at BMW. In '04 before I bought my first ST, I test rode the brand new R1200GS. Discovered that me feets and boxer jugs don't get along. Last fall, I test rode the Tiger 800XC back to back with the F800GS. While I didn't head out on the dirt (much), I preferred the Tiger. The engine was more engaging for me, and, frankly, I heartily dislike asymmetric headlights, whether vertical or horizontal.

What I'd like to do is get some real riding time with various platforms under consideration before I plunk down my hard earned moolah. With substantially more moolah than I have, it would be easy. I'd just get a Tiger 800XC, a Bonneville T100 "adventurefied", and a 250-500ish DP thumper (WR250R, a KTM or a Husqweee). Figuring out which thumper would be a challenge as well. Without substantial infusions of moolah, a modest Japanese thumper (250-400cc) is most likely, followed by the Bonnie. If I were going to have only one bike, it would likely be the Tiger, but since I'm keeping my ST, mellowness and/or fire-road worthiness are more important than street/distance performance.
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Old 04-26-2012, 06:49 PM   #17539
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Fellow Utards - anyone looking for a sweet singletrack machine? Just listed my completely dialed, farkled and street legal '09 200 XCW.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=785382
think I'd like to try a little more tarmac friendly singletrack thumper this time around...
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Old 04-26-2012, 07:48 PM   #17540
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There's a 07 450 xcw on ksl for 3100. Pretty cheap for the year.

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Old 04-27-2012, 12:29 PM   #17541
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I don't know you!!!!!!!!!





Banned? For a kick in the balls joke??? Geeeeeeeezzzzzzzz.
When did Utards become such a sensitive place??
I know, it's lame.

My first banning came when I used a "your mom" joke in a section of the site called Jo Momma. How ironic.

Coincidentally, I've been permanently banned from JM as a result.
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Old 04-27-2012, 12:42 PM   #17542
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Rotopax

Fellas,

Since my ride report to Baja (and some other posts of my bike), I've had several people PM me, asking about how I built my Pelican topbox with the RotoPax gas tank "on the cheap." In total, I spent less than $100 on this set-up including the RotoPax tank and mounting kit. There are pros and cons to my set-up, but I wrote a build-thread on how I did it.

Here's a picture of the top box:





HERE IS THE BUILD LINK




ALSO, I'm now authorized with RotoPax to sell inexpensive "factory second" 1 Gallon gas tanks. These have a slight discoloration on the INSIDE of the neck and that's it; otherwise, they are the same as what you get on the site.

If you're interested in buying some PM me.

Here's a breakdown of the prices:

1G Red Tanks for Gas: $30/each (MSRP is $50)

1 Pack Mount: $25 (same as on the site--these aren't factory seconds).

1 Extension if you want to mount two 1G tanks with one mount: $15 (reg $20)

1G Water tanks (white), These aren't factory seconds but I can sell them for $25 (MSRP is $30).

I can ship them or you can come to Bountiful and pick them up. I'm also frequently in Salt Lake and could meet you.

I will also do a bulk deal if you want to buy more than 10 of any one item, but I better not see this stuff on eBay.

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Old 04-27-2012, 01:56 PM   #17543
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I bought a new helmet and pissed my wife off.

So, I need to sell last years helmet. It's a Joe Rocket full face, pointy thing. Looks like the big dollar units, with the face shield and the visor, all intact.
$55 or best offer.

It's matte black. Size medium.

Also, since I have a new helmet, deoes anyone want to get out for an early morning poke around above the "B"? I know it's not real exciting, but it gives me a reason to put my dirt tires back on, and get rid of the Super Moto set up for good. And I have to look at houses at Noon, with the wifey too.
Gotta put our bikes somewhere, right?
801 251 6186 if you are up for it.
Same number if you aren't and want to go anyway, it's what I do. Dress warm, might be chilly up there, it snowed yesterday, but I am hoping it all melts today?
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Old 04-27-2012, 01:57 PM   #17544
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Huge bummer about Ryman. Is it permaban?
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Old 04-27-2012, 02:09 PM   #17545
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Huge bummer about Ryman. I think it's BS, but then again, it gets a bit smelly in here sometimes with all the ripping on eachother. Needs more pictures.
Keep us updated with when you are riding with him and if any of us other FF's are invited.
I believe it went down like this......

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Old 04-27-2012, 03:08 PM   #17546
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That's the spirit. Hell GIS actually did lick me in the balls and I don't hold it against him.
Everybody's doin it.
Maybe, I can't get anyone to do that.
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Old 04-27-2012, 03:48 PM   #17547
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I quote myself as the official thread killer.
I thought for sure you got banned for killing the 690 thread........................

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Old 04-27-2012, 10:57 PM   #17548
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Kolob Canyons section of Zion National Park

Just south of Cedar City, immediately off of I-15. Worth the 10 minute detour.

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Old 04-28-2012, 07:30 AM   #17549
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No. Dude. That was YOU!
Anyway I would never kick you in the balls cuz it would probably break my foot.
It would be tough on both of us.........I'm sure................

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Old 04-29-2012, 07:14 AM   #17550
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I still have a 19" rear tire here, I got it for free, and it's got at least half the tread on it.
Trading for a kick in the sack, since they are so popular now.
Or a wobbly pop.

Or a whatever. High five.

Also, there is a street ride going down today from Bountiful, up Trapper's Loop and presumably back. Starting at Adrenaline Motorsports, which is coincidentally having some big sale.
I guess they didn't get the Memo about work on Sunday. But then, it doesn't sound like work much.
We might ride, but might not, having a case of sore throats around here.
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