2012 dr650?

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by vospertw, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. SBG

    SBG Neville1 to TT boys

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    I would, however, that new front headlight and fender is a deal breaker. Have to go 511 or 449.
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  2. fastdadio

    fastdadio Still gettin faster

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    Not to everyone.
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  3. bobnoxious67

    bobnoxious67 Baby steps...

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    You're close...you should come riding. PM me if you're interested:wink:
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  4. kpt4321

    kpt4321 Long timer

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    Look, I'm not trying to get into the DR/TE debate here (different strokes for different folks), but you said that you had a problem with the bike because the tank was too small. It's basically the same size as the tanks on many other bikes in the class, AND there are aftermarket tanks available, just like for every other bike.

    I guess I just don't follow your gripe.
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  5. tdrrally

    tdrrally Long timer

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    i would buy the husaberg fe570 long before i would buy the te610

    the nice thing about the dr650 is the price, then you can bolt on what ever parts make you happy.

    the drz 400 suspension would be a good start and its still less money than the te610
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  6. bobnoxious67

    bobnoxious67 Baby steps...

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    Yet another helping of bogus info hits the interwebz :rolleyes
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  7. vospertw

    vospertw Adventures on the Cheap

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    No worries, amigo. You are correct - my unwritten assumption was that the aftermarket options for the TE630 would be pretty expensive. I guess in reality that was the assumed downside - the extra money to get the extra capacity as compared to a simple gravity fed tank for the DR.
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  8. vospertw

    vospertw Adventures on the Cheap

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    Buddy of mine went to the motorcycle show in Long Beach this weekend - says nothing has changed except the color. Same forks.
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  9. eakins

    eakins Butler Maps

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    no surprise
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  10. gogogordy

    gogogordy Long timer

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  11. Sturdevant

    Sturdevant Adventurer

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  12. VT-OregonTransplant

    VT-OregonTransplant Adventurer

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    I just bought a 2013 DR650. Is it still the same???
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  13. SportsGuy

    SportsGuy icanhazdirt?

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    It's the same as the 2012, the same as the 2011, the same as the 2010, and so on.

    That also means its a great bike! Enjoy it and upgrade as you feel you need to. :)
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  14. rpet

    rpet Awesometown

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    It's still the same until you mod the crap out of it, in a slightly different fashion than the rest of us.


    :deal :wink:
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