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Old 12-01-2012, 05:21 AM   #466
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I made this:

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Old 12-01-2012, 05:53 AM   #467
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You made what? I just get a link to an article on a stock XR. :
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Old 12-01-2012, 06:28 AM   #468
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You made what? I just get a link to an article on a stock XR. :
The story.
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Old 12-01-2012, 06:31 AM   #469
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Old 12-01-2012, 08:49 AM   #470
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Now I get it!!! I couldn't agree more. I want to buy another one and keep it in the garage under a cover. But this one? I am gonna ride the dogshit outta it.
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Old 12-01-2012, 11:18 AM   #471
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That was the joke I was going for. I got to update my pop culture input.
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Old 12-01-2012, 01:20 PM   #472
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The story.
Excellent article! Totally agree with your take on the XR. You now have a dedicated and privileged following, abet unfortunately, a small one with the XR
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Old 12-01-2012, 06:28 PM   #473
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I love your writing but I've got to question your judgement.

Free lunch at Road America and you chose a Philly cheese steak?
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Old 12-01-2012, 08:06 PM   #474
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Fun article and accurate, too. Wasn't this in the hard copy magazine, also? I subscribe, but saw it on the XR site, recently.

I enjoy the XR more than the other bikes I currently own, for just the fun factor, alone. Apples and oranges to my other rides, but I always seem to have to make myself ride something other than the XR. The most thought out model Harley has made in many years, but due to low sales, because of no promotion on their part, it is now gone...

Anyone who wants tons of fun at sub hyper speeds, this is the perfect bike... tomp dd50
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Old 12-01-2012, 08:41 PM   #475
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Great article, great writing!

A dealer in So. Cal let me take an XR for a long ride. Really enjoyed it. Zero hesitation when you crack the throttle. It really does feel like Thor himself kicks you in the rump when you gas it.

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Old 12-01-2012, 08:57 PM   #476
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Bikes will come and bikes will go... The XR1200X is the one I'll keep until I die. It isn't the fastest or the best handling... But it speaks to me like no other.

Also, it is close enough in the style department to the XR750 that it makes me smile every time I look at it.

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Old 12-02-2012, 02:07 AM   #477
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I love your writing but I've got to question your judgement.

Free lunch at Road America and you chose a Philly cheese steak?
I shoulda got bratwurst!
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Old 12-02-2012, 02:12 AM   #478
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Fun article and accurate, too. Wasn't this in the hard copy magazine, also? I subscribe, but saw it on the XR site, recently.

I enjoy the XR more than the other bikes I currently own, for just the fun factor, alone. Apples and oranges to my other rides, but I always seem to have to make myself ride something other than the XR. The most thought out model Harley has made in many years, but due to low sales, because of no promotion on their part, it is now gone...

Anyone who wants tons of fun at sub hyper speeds, this is the perfect bike... tomp dd50
It was in the December issue. They post some older stuff on their web site after the next month comes out. I'm not sure how that works as a business model but it makes it easier to copy-paste.
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Old 12-02-2012, 02:17 AM   #479
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Excellent article! Totally agree with your take on the XR. You now have a dedicated and privileged following, abet unfortunately, a small one with the XR
I saw a 2012 with 1200 miles for $8500. If I had the $ I would've joined the privileged.
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Old 01-19-2013, 03:02 AM   #480
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This is f'ing embarrassing to the XR "name".

http://www.twinmotorcycles.nl/artike...cid=16&aid=260
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