Hit the big 2-0 today,,,

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by iDave, Mar 18, 2005.

  1. iDave

    iDave Been here awhile

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  2. Steverino

    Steverino Arrogant Horse's Ass #1

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    Dear Dave;

    Get a job, you suck.

    Your Pal,


    Steve P.
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  3. Jack90210

    Jack90210 quia ego nominor leo

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  4. RubberDown

    RubberDown Long timer

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    good job squiggy! :thumb
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  5. Motorcyclist

    Motorcyclist Drag a Bag!

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    Hey Squiggy,
    How do you like that 650 V-Strom after 20,000 miles? Any good/bad points that you care to offer? My father and I are seriously considering one (each), and on paper/in magazines they look fantastic. How do they do in the real world?

    Thanks,
    George
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  6. Omi

    Omi 0o0o0o

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    And you can ride the shit out of it! :eek1 :thumb
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  7. SkylineKeith

    SkylineKeith Motorcycle Junkie

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    Amen! Brother:thumb :ricky
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  8. Motorcyclist

    Motorcyclist Drag a Bag!

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    Squiggy,

    Thanks for the info, sounds like a great bike! How has your chain life been?

    George
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  9. Skinner

    Skinner Mr.KTM

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  10. ddlewis

    ddlewis Long timer

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    I've decided on a DL650 as my next bike. Just need to get my old street bike moved out first. Hopefully by June I will join the ranks of the few, the proud, the Wee.

    Have only sat on the DL at this point, but I've done some miles on a buddies SV650. I really liked that bike and loved the motor, but it was just too damn little to ride far on.
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  11. Jack90210

    Jack90210 quia ego nominor leo

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    Wasn't Ted selling one a few weeks ago? Did it sell?
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  12. OldnoGPS

    OldnoGPS Just a sightseer

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    Yep, mine's gone to the Northlands (Mich). Guy recognized a good deal and drove down here to snag it, didn't try to beat me up on the price either. After 7,000 miles on mine I'll agree with the Squigmeister - great all-around bike, plenty of power, handles well, good brakes, smooth, reliable, great gas mileage (on regular not premium).
    I just decided I wanted another single, Steverino's DR650 suits me fine. Also, I wanted to do more dirt and didn't want to beat up the Strom, it was in really great shape. I don't usually do a lot of distance, my typical ride is 40-70 miles of backroads/dirt then home. Did about forty miles of dirt yesterday after I got it registered, didn't have to worry about dropping it and wiping out a lot of fairing parts, cheaper insurance, etc. Mostly, I just like trying different things - I've had a K100RS, 2 R100RT's, a KLR, a VTEC Interceptor, an 1100GS and the Strom in the last 3 1/2 years. (I think a Buell CityX might be cool to go with the DR...).
    Anyway, if you're reading this and thinking about a weeStrom - go get one. Just don't try to keep up with Squiggy.
    Ted
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  13. ddlewis

    ddlewis Long timer

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    Hey thanks.. might take you up on it.
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  14. Jack90210

    Jack90210 quia ego nominor leo

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  15. Meathead

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