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Old 01-08-2012, 12:42 PM   #46
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Why not get a real BRP, the XR650R?! They'll run 50k and leave your Ladies version for dead. You gotta kick, though.
everyone said I will break the subframe carrying all my gear with my wife on the back. otherwise I would love one
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Old 01-08-2012, 04:26 PM   #47
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everyone said I will break the subframe carrying all my gear with my wife on the back. otherwise I would love one
The same would be true for a KTM EXC model, or probably a WR450 too, or any similar high-performance bike. Not to mention, no passenger foot pegs.
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Old 01-08-2012, 05:13 PM   #48
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I just looked at my pig's service record last night... in 10 months Ive put just shy of 10,000 mi on it...
Wow. Are you commuting on it? 10K is a lot! That's how much I put on my car in a year, commuting to work.
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Old 01-08-2012, 09:55 PM   #49
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Keep yer XRs. Low budget fun. Once you get a "performance" bike you'll be buying/selling and chasing the latest nirvana on two wheels.
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Old 01-09-2012, 05:26 AM   #50
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Keep yer XRs. Low budget fun. Once you get a "performance" bike you'll be buying/selling and chasing the latest nirvana on two wheels.
They also make great beginner/buddy bikes.

In addition to my modern bike, I've four XR250R in the garage right now.
Need to reduce that to two, but that's another story.
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Old 01-09-2012, 08:49 AM   #51
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Wow. Are you commuting on it? 10K is a lot! That's how much I put on my car in a year, commuting to work.
just on weekends.. too many cage-tards on the weekdays.
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Old 01-09-2012, 08:55 AM   #52
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The same would be true for a KTM EXC model, or probably a WR450 too, or any similar high-performance bike. Not to mention, no passenger foot pegs.
I guess I have the perfect bikes then.

I suppose you cant even kickstand turn them ?
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Old 01-09-2012, 08:57 AM   #53
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They also make great beginner/buddy bikes.

In addition to my modern bike, I've four XR250R in the garage right now.
Need to reduce that to two, but that's another story.
which two are you selling? pics? I could plate em
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Old 01-09-2012, 12:41 PM   #54
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everyone said I will break the subframe carrying all my gear with my wife on the back. otherwise I would love one
I've heard that too, luckily I down't carry passengers or much gear. I was up above Lake Cavanaugh yesterday fire roadin', we should hook up sometime.
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Old 01-09-2012, 12:53 PM   #55
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which two are you selling? pics? I could plate em

I am planning to turn three 1990-1994 into two and then sell the 1997.


Dual sport noob question, best street legal nobbies?
Gotta buy a pair very soon
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Old 01-09-2012, 01:26 PM   #56
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I am planning to turn three 1990-1994 into two and then sell the 1997.


Dual sport noob question, best street legal nobbies?
Gotta buy a pair very soon
Dunlop D606 or Kenda K270 for a plated dirt bike. The Kendas are cool coz they're a cross between knobby and trials tire. Make sure you rub the grease off them before hitting actual pavement though.

A simple spirited dirt or gravel ride will do that.
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Old 01-09-2012, 01:40 PM   #57
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Dual sport noob question, best street legal nobbies? Gotta buy a pair very soon
Dunlop D606
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Old 01-09-2012, 05:24 PM   #58
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I am planning to turn three 1990-1994 into two and then sell the 1997.


Dual sport noob question, best street legal nobbies?
Gotta buy a pair very soon


Pirelli MT43 rear
Pirelli XCMH front

D60-suck. the rear is fine but the front is trash on any trails around here


PMing you...
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Old 01-09-2012, 06:28 PM   #59
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Pirelli MT43 rear
Pirelli XCMH front
D60-suck. the rear is fine but the front is trash on any trails around here
PMing you...
Wow, ok, guess I'll have to toss the D-606's I run on my 530.
I guess that the pace I was doing on the back trail to Split Rock and the other trails was really slow because the D-606's are "trash".

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Old 01-09-2012, 08:46 PM   #60
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Depends on how much dirt and pavment you are running. On my DRZ 90% road/hwy 10% dirt, I ride it to the dirt and back. I like the Pirelli MT 21 front and rear, the D606 at hwy speeds just too loose but if I rode mostly dirt I would do the 606 rear and MT 21 front, not a huge fan of the 606 in the front.
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