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Old 08-26-2008, 04:24 PM   #61
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Originally Posted by Lomax
Does this count?

FJ Cruiser and KTM...doesn't get much better than that! I have the FJ...just saving pennies for the KTM now!
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Old 08-26-2008, 05:46 PM   #62
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Because riding 4-up is fine for around town but not for going 1500miles to visit the brother-in-law in CA.

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Old 08-26-2008, 06:02 PM   #63
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Old 08-26-2008, 06:03 PM   #64
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Originally Posted by shoco
I love this photo, because I've got a Honda Odyssey minivan, and I'm desparately trying to figure out how to get my DR650 to fit inside. Your bike is considerably shorter, so you're golden.
Thanks, shoco.

My suspension is a bit compressed when it's all tied down like in the photo.

I'll bet if you compress your forks and rotate your bars down yours would fit.

Getting my KLR thru the door is tough but it can be done by following above procedure.

Good luck, Mark H.
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Old 08-26-2008, 07:17 PM   #65
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Not an adventure bike,but this old gal got her first trailer ride in 100k,courtesy of bambi

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Old 08-26-2008, 08:45 PM   #66
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We also had to carry several pontoon boats, lots of fishing stuff and many beers. Probably could have pulled it off without the beer, but...well, you know. The Colorado River is on the other side of the tracks.
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Old 08-26-2008, 10:09 PM   #67
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Originally Posted by gaspipe
We can't always ride to where we want to start our ride for whatever reasons. So show us your bike on a trailer, and tell why you didn't ride it (if you can).
Sheesh! Isn't this sort of like saying "Post a photo of the time you took the homeliest girl in high school to the prom"? The shame of it all!

But I'll bite, just to show that my bikes have known their weak moments. This was on the way home with my new Gold Wing. After riding it 6800 miles from the dealer, I had to pick up my van and trailer in Haines and get them the rest of the way home.
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Old 08-27-2008, 06:45 AM   #68
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Bringing home my ATK. It has been in the back of my truck a few other times hauling it to/from the OHV parks (not much dirt in the bay area )
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Old 08-27-2008, 06:51 AM   #69
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Old 08-27-2008, 09:00 AM   #70
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Here's another one. I had been challenged to get four bikes to Calexico from TN - but with only two riders to get them there. Leebob and I hauled four bikes to meet up with Ibarra and Gypsyrider....

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Old 08-27-2008, 12:13 PM   #71
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Four Nova Scotia Dualsport members headed out for 3 days in Cape Breton....Sept.06

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Old 08-27-2008, 02:28 PM   #72
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Here is our trailer loaded and heading out for Baja in Jan 2007. 8 Okies try to do was fun.....

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Old 08-27-2008, 02:56 PM   #73
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Last weekend on the way to the Nicolet National Forest. Mines the DR650. The titled XR400 belongs to Grndskpr.
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Old 08-27-2008, 03:07 PM   #74
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Originally Posted by 1 Bored Clerk
FJ Cruiser and KTM...doesn't get much better than that! I have the FJ...just saving pennies for the KTM now!
This is better as you have both for Half the cost of the FJ.....

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Old 08-27-2008, 03:34 PM   #75
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