[XRL Owners] What's Your Age?

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by hot4tchr, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. thebigman

    thebigman XR's all the way . Big Thumps or V-twins

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    48 this November, the BRP is very enjoyable to all age groups, but mostly 40's and 50's
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  2. flak

    flak Long timer

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    38 here
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  3. Flyrotax

    Flyrotax Been here awhile

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    69 years old here--bought a used 2006 in 2008 for a TAT ride in 2009-- finished the 5000 mile ride on my birthday (68)--the ride included the WRT. In 2007 rode my GS to Prudoe Bay. Next summer another ride. Have not decided if it will be dirt or on road.
    LIFE IS GOOD go after it while you can.
    Flyrotax
    SC
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  4. N[]vA

    N[]vA Adventure Geek

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    My Girlfriend is 21 and owns a 1994 XRL :evil I keep joking that the bike is almost as old as her :lol3
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  5. katbeanz

    katbeanz earthbound misfit, I Supporter

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    51 and just put 1400 miles on my newer L in Montana and Idaho. :ricky
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  6. hskymike

    hskymike n00b Meister

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    I've had my XR for 3 and a half years now.
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  7. Northern Dog

    Northern Dog Gnarled up Northerner

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    44 years old. My '06 XR650L is the latest in a long line of XR's I've owned over the past 30+ years. :beer
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  8. rufus

    rufus We're burning daylight...

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    52.......I also have a Goldwing and a KTM 525 exc.
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  9. Ben99r1

    Ben99r1 Long timer

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    38. I got this bike about 2 ago coming this sept. I also have a 99R1 that has a s load on money dumped into. (it sits in the garage alot after the L showed up)I can't believe how much fun a bike that cost me $1400 used can give me. I keep telling myself I want a ktm 690E for my 40th birthday. But I keep putting money into the L. I just won a scotts damper for the L. Ben
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  10. EmilianoXR650L

    EmilianoXR650L Been here awhile

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    43 .... many years with xr 400 ..... a few weeks with xr650 L
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  11. aim2kill

    aim2kill Been here awhile

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    I'm 23 and have had my xrl650 for three years...

    bought her brand from the showroom and took her out and promptly lost her virginity in the dirt.... :rofl
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  12. ssregal39

    ssregal39 Been here awhile

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  13. helipilot650l

    helipilot650l Sweet!!!!!!

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    I also ride Dl1000, a CRF450X, and Hayabusa.:evil
    [​IMG]
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  14. Wattner

    Wattner Long timer Supporter

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    48, bought my first "L" in '93, the year they came out. I have three now and have had 4 others since '93
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  15. pcvance

    pcvance Walk Verplank

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    just turned 52, just sold a 97' XRL and replaced it with two KTMs:clap:rofl[​IMG]
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  16. aim2kill

    aim2kill Been here awhile

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    how do you like your dl1000, im thinking about getting one for me and the wife to adv tour (mostly roads, thats why i have the xrl) but im torn between the wee and the vee...(please im not trying to start a debate!)

    im just curious how it compares to your xrl as its a common item between us. (i know its two different types of bikes:lol3)




    -sold for two orange bikes! :eek1
    :)
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  17. helipilot650l

    helipilot650l Sweet!!!!!!

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    I love this bike, I have Pipes, big windshield and Gel seat. My wife loves to ride on the back. We travel alot on it. It gets good gas milage and runs very strong. Tires are cheap and easy bike to Mantaine. You can't go wrong with the 1000. Its power great for two up also.:rofl[​IMG]
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  18. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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  19. bubbaone

    bubbaone uraldreamer

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    I didn't think 63 would put me so far up toward the top of the age range. In the 80's I started riding seriously again and bought an XL500 then an XR500, then an XR600 an XR350 and an XR650L. They have all given me great joy and good service. The XR600r is brutal to start but I've finally gotten that one down to a kick or two. The XR650L is a great dirt cruiser I ride 20 miles to work (which includes 6 miles of dirt road).:1drink
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  20. murgatroid42

    murgatroid42 Great Adventurer

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    I was 40+ :augie when I got my XR650L. It's not a mid-life crisis, because I have been involved in various motorsports since college. Dualsport bikes are slowing down from participating in competitive events, actually. :lol3

    You're asking the wrong forum. Most ADVRiders are middle aged, so those are the responses you are getting. Don't worry about age, it's just a number. It's easier for middle aged people to act like teenagers, than teenagers (thumpertalk.com, cough) to act like adults. The reason is that we old farts :gerg have many more years of practice acting like kids. :wink:
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