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Old 09-18-2013, 07:21 PM   #16
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I took mine on a little 100 mile loop Sunday, the seat sucks!
other than that it does fine, although it needs geared up a bit from stock for road riding.
Back roads and such are fun, it really works great on stuff like this.
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Old 09-19-2013, 10:11 AM   #17
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Both of my bikes lost fifth gear at about 10,000miles. I rode them bikes hard, and I think the street riding on SM 17" sticky tires was the cause of failures.
I wouldn't be so sure; my friend Mark lost a gear in his WR too and he only used it off road.

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Old 09-19-2013, 11:03 AM   #18
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Michigan legislation

There is a bill in the works that may soon make plating dirt bikes in Michigan a thing of the past.
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Old 09-19-2013, 11:44 AM   #19
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There is a bill in the works that may soon make plating dirt bikes in Michigan a thing of the past.
My worry has always been that I spend the money to buy a bike, farkle it all up, get it plated and then the rules change and I'm unable to re-register the bike for the street. For this reason, I only buy dual sports that are street legal from the factory and I also keep all the stock exhaust parts and anything else I think I might be required to put back on in the future.

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Old 09-19-2013, 12:29 PM   #20
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I would think once you have a title for a motorcycle that says it is street legal, they cannot change the title... Do you have a link or source of that bill you are talking about?
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Old 09-19-2013, 12:52 PM   #21
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Still think if I could pick up a KDX200 super cheap, it might be perfect for zooming around on... Maybe a little too high strung? LOL
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Old 09-19-2013, 01:51 PM   #22
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Still think if I could pick up a KDX200 super cheap, it might be perfect for zooming around on... Maybe a little too high strung? LOL
They are a decent trail bike but not a great bike on-road; too peaky for one thing. I've had two...I actually raced a modified '96 KDX200 in enduros for a couple of years.

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