800 GS vs XR50

Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by ]I)Money, Feb 21, 2009.

  1. ]I)Money

    ]I)Money D NOT I Supporter

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    since we're comparing apples to...
    ... kumquats.

    I Like apples. can't make a decent pie with a kumquat.:deal

























    Note: I have no idea whether you can, in fact, make a pie with a kumquat or not. I just made that up.
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  2. Bayner

    Bayner Long timer

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    Ahh Geez.
    I gotta admit , I read the title and went 'WTF!'
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  3. Crusty

    Crusty Cranky old fart

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    I still think he should go with the OCC chopper.

    What in the hell is a Kumquat, anyhow? I've never eaten one. I've never even seen one. I don't even know if they're actually edible.
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  4. rolo tomassi

    rolo tomassi Been here awhile

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    It's a mini-orange about the size of a walnut. Folks make homemade mead with them quite sucessfully. Yes, point taken, but I'm sure Bayerische makes a much better kumquat as well!?

    :freaky
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  5. johngil

    johngil Reseda, CA

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    You really need to get a KLX 110 just like the one I have because it's the best bike in the world and my friend w/ the BMW can't keep up w/ me even though he only has one leg and one ball because he was in the army and got some extra money when his aunt died and , and, and...
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  6. MonsterJ

    MonsterJ Motonerd

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    Dontcha know 50's are illegal now? Kids eat the lead parts and apparently it's bad fer yer health.

    So how fast do you think this'll be moved to JM?
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  7. ]I)Money

    ]I)Money D NOT I Supporter

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    If you add fruit, it is a melomel. :deal

    On the other, can you please stop?
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  8. Ulyssessix

    Ulyssessix Been here awhile

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    The fiddy is better of course!

    I enjoy riding our Z50 around the yard with kids as much as riding any big bike on the road.
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  9. clapped_r6

    clapped_r6 The Spoad Warrior

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    I'd take the 50.

    Would suck on the freeway though.:lol3
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  10. zaner32

    zaner32 In over my head

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    The fitty is wayyyyy better. IT has an auto clutch. That's a very expensive aftermarket option on any bigger bike!:D
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  11. Motoriley

    Motoriley Still riding like crap after all these years.

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    Everyone knows the KTM 50 is the way to go. The other 50s are for posers.....:rofl.
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  12. ]I)Money

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    Only posers don't know to spell it "poseurs"...
    [​IMG]
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  13. Motoriley

    Motoriley Still riding like crap after all these years.

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    Canadian spelling eh!

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  14. Desert Dave

    Desert Dave Enjoying the moment

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    I'd say get 800 GS.

    The maintenance on the XR50 is far to technical for the average home mechanic.
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  15. whitham_wannabe

    whitham_wannabe Long timer

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    In a recent XR50 race in South America, all top ten finishers rode XR50s, so clearly the best choice for riding anywhere in South America is the XR.
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  16. Swedge

    Swedge Panzer commander

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    Honda Rukus Vs the 800GS
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  17. Motoriley

    Motoriley Still riding like crap after all these years.

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    Those were not stock XRs...

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  18. ]I)Money

    ]I)Money D NOT I Supporter

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    To prove a point, they keep them bone stock, except for:

    tires, wheels, brakes, sprockets, chain, swingarm, suspension, frame, engine, exhaust, forks, handlebars, grips, tank, and plastics. Oh, and pegs.:deal
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  19. Ri-Ra

    Ri-Ra Burgeoning

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    What about the KLR?










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