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Old 08-24-2012, 01:02 PM   #1936
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#WANT so bad


Yep me too. I had a R1100RS and they just want to gobble miles. Got one once again on my short list.
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Old 08-24-2012, 03:30 PM   #1937
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Another naked standard not offered in the US.
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Old 08-24-2012, 03:46 PM   #1938
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Man, I wish I knew which bike I wanted. Sold my Bandit 600 and thought I wanted a Bonneville. Rode one and was not that impressed. Maybe a Wee Strom. I am looking for an upright seating position with my feet below me, not behind me or in front of me. Decent passenger accomodations would be nice as well. A used bike is in my budget.
Here are some bikes with more upright/standard ergos. Just to name a few:

Moto Guzzi V7 (great retro styling)
Moto Guzzi Breva 750
Moto Guzzi Breva 1100
Duc Monster 696 (more standard ergos than you'd think)
Wee Strom
Suzuki SV650
Versys
Kawasaki ER6N
Kawasaki Ninja 650
Honda CBR250R (again, more standard ergos than you'd think)
Honda NC700X
Honda Hornet CB599F aka CB600F
Honda Hornet CB919F
Honda VFR750 or VFR800 (yes, again, more standard than you'd think -- pegs relative to the seat are similar to the Guzzi V7)
Yamaha FZ6 Fazer
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Old 08-25-2012, 08:19 AM   #1939
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I want a KTM 500 EXC. Bad. Going to the dealer today. Just to look. Honest.
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Old 08-25-2012, 10:41 AM   #1940
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Congrats on your new KTM!
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Old 08-25-2012, 10:50 AM   #1941
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Victory Vision Tour

I know. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but fuck! That is one ugly bike!!
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Old 08-25-2012, 01:29 PM   #1942
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I know. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but fuck! That is one ugly bike!!
Lyle
Yeah, but you can't see that when you're riding it, and it does ride and handle very nicely. My wife, however tells me she can still see the ugly from the back seat - damn!

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Old 08-25-2012, 02:31 PM   #1943
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after 18 years of riding, I finally want one...

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Old 08-25-2012, 02:37 PM   #1944
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#WANT so bad


Me want.
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Old 08-25-2012, 06:31 PM   #1945
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Congrats on your new KTM!
Dodged a bullet. They didn't have one.
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Old 08-25-2012, 09:25 PM   #1946
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I rode a 2008 Road King Police bike today. Old co-worker picked one up and buddy lemme tell ya i am impressed! Ive been looking at them online all day.
cop bikes, he-double-ell yeah!!

http://motorcycles.yakaz.com/#cc=US&...0police%20flhp

http://retiredpolicebikes.com/index....cat&Itemid=177
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Old 08-25-2012, 11:19 PM   #1947
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Uggghhh, this thread is definitely for me...

Bought a Husqvarna SMS 630 a couple months ago, thought it would be a fun light, canyon carving version of my Multistrada 1200.
Nope...well it is light

Looks like I need to look at some new toys.
Hypermotard 796
Monster Evo 1100
Streetfighter 848
Tuono v4r (awful fuel range!!)
Street Triple
Speed Triple
???

Anyone else looking at similar styles??
Which one has peaked your interest??
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Old 08-26-2012, 06:51 AM   #1948
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Yeah, but you can't see that when you're riding it, and it does ride and handle very nicely. My wife, however tells me she can still see the ugly from the back seat - damn!

jdg
Are you sure she's talking about the bike?
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Old 08-26-2012, 07:47 AM   #1949
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What was wrong with the Husky?

I have a multi 1200 and was thinking the same thing. I have a wr250x that I pretty much converted to dirt duty (basically trashed) and was thinking a bigger supermoto ala the husky sms630 or a ktm 690 would be just the ticket.
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Old 08-26-2012, 08:14 AM   #1950
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That is the Passo Dello Stelvio in Northern Italy - I can think of better suited bikes to take there, though...

EDIT: fixed the nasty spelling - that's what I get for typing on my iPhone. :)


i really think that is NOT the stelvio pass..... for sure!

just for you to know... but i would love to know where that is!
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