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Old 08-03-2012, 11:36 AM   #5611
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My 30 years GS in N GA - June, 2012

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Old 08-03-2012, 12:05 PM   #5612
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Old 08-03-2012, 07:34 PM   #5613
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Traded in My V Star 250. Reading this site for several months and pondered weather or not I wanted to be a minimalist tourer...


Me and my fat ass decided not... Just brought her home a couple of days ago.








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Old 08-03-2012, 08:19 PM   #5614
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Old 08-03-2012, 10:00 PM   #5615
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Another GSA...!

OK, I've had a '98 1100GS, '07 1200GS, '96 1100GS, '04 1150GSA and now a newly aquired '07 1200GSA... I guess I can't be without one! This pic from todays ride in the Santa Ynez Valley- check out the old truck in the background.
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Old 08-03-2012, 10:25 PM   #5616
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Old 08-04-2012, 01:43 PM   #5617
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OK, I've had a '98 1100GS, '07 1200GS, '96 1100GS, '04 1150GSA and now a newly aquired '07 1200GSA... I guess I can't be without one! truck in the background.

Which one did (do) you like best ?
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Old 08-04-2012, 01:51 PM   #5618
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Which one did (do) you like best ?
Hard to choose: I really liked the '98 1100 as it was my first, but when I got the 1200GS, it was night and day!
I found myself riding the 1200GS like a sport bike, so I traded it for a HP2 Megamoto. The MM is the backroad blaster, and is soooo fun, but not a long distance bike.
1150GSA was nice, but not enough top end for me- hence the 1200GSA...
If I was to have only one bike, it would be the 1200GS...
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Old 08-04-2012, 01:56 PM   #5619
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Hard to choose: I really liked the '98 1100 as it was my first, but when I got the 1200GS, it was night and day!
I found myself riding the 1200GS like a sport bike, so I traded it for a HP2 Megamoto. The MM is the backroad blaster, and is soooo fun, but not a long distance bike.
1150GSA was nice, but not enough top end for me- hence the 1200GSA...
If I was to have only one bike, it would be the 1200GS...

Thanks for your input, interesting. I prefer the 1150GSA, since I own one (02) , but really covet the HP2 MM. I try to live in my reality and am happy with the long distance ability of the GSA.
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Old 08-04-2012, 05:48 PM   #5620
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Old 08-04-2012, 11:34 PM   #5621
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Old 08-05-2012, 12:32 AM   #5622
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wow, you got a thing for those KZ1000's, eh?
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Old 08-05-2012, 05:35 AM   #5623
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wow, you got a thing for those KZ1000's, eh?
I have owned a big Z continuously since I was 15 in 1982. I have got it pretty bad I must say. I have a 78 z1000 on the way from the UK and I just need a 76 z900 and I am done. I hope.
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Old 08-05-2012, 08:55 AM   #5624
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I have owned a big Z continuously since I was 15 in 1982. I have got it pretty bad I must say. I have a 78 z1000 on the way from the UK and I just need a 76 z900 and I am done. I hope.

Oh man does that bring back memories!!!
I had a '74 Z1, bought new, put 70,000 miles on it, had it for 10 years, wish I'd never sold it.

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Old 08-05-2012, 12:50 PM   #5625
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