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Old 07-02-2013, 03:24 AM   #391
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Hey guys, does any of you recognise the racks on this bike? The owner couldn't tell...
Looks like Givi. I think they're out of production.
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Old 07-02-2013, 06:15 AM   #392
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Thank you.

Now, has any of you compared the TDM850 and the GC? These are the two bikes I have to decide between.
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Old 07-02-2013, 06:48 AM   #393
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FWIW, I had a TDM 850 which I sold to acquire my GC. The TDM was a great reliable bike, but the vertical twin of the TDM just sounds so dead and plain compared to that Ducati V-twn. The TDM was more fiddly than the GC for oil changes, but the GC makes up for that in spades with the PITA rear cylinder valve adjustments. Oddly, the guy I sold my TDM to contacted me recently to tell me he just sold the TDM to purchase a GC.
Quote: "I could never understand why you wanted to sell such a nice TDM to buy a Gran Canyon.........now I understand"
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Old 07-04-2013, 06:32 PM   #394
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Thank you.

Now, has any of you compared the TDM850 and the GC? These are the two bikes I have to decide between.
Just tell me the guys # and you can have my TDM...

No, kidding, but that is a great price on a GC. I will get one someday myself.
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Old 07-05-2013, 07:21 PM   #395
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Thank you.

Now, has any of you compared the TDM850 and the GC? These are the two bikes I have to decide between.
I've had both and would buy 'm both back different bikes but both amazing back road blasters.
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Old 07-24-2013, 06:18 AM   #396
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Thank you.

Now, has any of you compared the TDM850 and the GC? These are the two bikes I have to decide between.
Me thinks you are pulling our legs.
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Old 07-25-2013, 08:02 PM   #397
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West Hawk Lake Manitoba

Rain, rain, rain.

Current conditions at West Hawk Lake

I'm about a third of the way through my trip. 3355 miles so far.
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Old 07-28-2013, 02:09 PM   #398
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Me thinks you are pulling our legs.
Nope...I just can't make up my mind. Few days ago I found a beautiful Navigator. Now I'm really screwed.
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Old 07-28-2013, 04:46 PM   #399
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Nope...I just can't make up my mind. Few days ago I found a beautiful Navigator. Now I'm really screwed.
No you didn't.
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Old 08-02-2013, 10:36 AM   #400
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Mine, on the way home from work yesterday:


This is in south/central Washington state, east of the Cascades.

Had an unbelievably beautiful ride up Highway 142 along the Klickitat river. I need to put a GoPro on my bike and film that someday.
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Old 08-04-2013, 01:34 PM   #401
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You all need some rain...LOL.


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Old 08-06-2013, 03:03 PM   #402
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You all need some rain...LOL.


Hayden.
Yep. It's wildfire season. My wife and I were nervously watching the smoke plume from the "Mile Marker 28" fire north of Goldendale, WA. Roughly 27,000 acres up in smoke. You could see it out our back door. The fire was around 20 miles from our place. It's a tinderbox out here right now...
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Old 08-07-2013, 07:44 AM   #403
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Lake Superior Provincial Park
Lake Superior campsite.
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Old 08-08-2013, 04:41 PM   #404
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Another Cagiva ?

Going to look at a GC in the morning. sdeems to be a nice clean bike I find I don't ride the 05 Tiger as much as I rode Cagi. Let's see what happens in the am.
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Old 08-09-2013, 09:04 AM   #405
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Jehu....

Very interesting trek you're making. Any issues with the GC along the way?

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