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Old 04-03-2007, 11:53 AM   #11
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Default Re: New Bike Recommedation.

It's not til July. I've been in Monterey chasing the golf ball around.
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Old 04-03-2007, 12:00 PM   #12
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Default Re: New Bike Recommedation.

I have pretty much all the same requirements of a bike (minus the roll on wheelies, but I'll take em if I can get em), and I've been extremely happy with my DL650 V-Strom. The 07s have ABS available. You won't get the roll on wheelies (except maybe in 1st), but it's easy to clutch up if that's your thing.



If you're willing to spend a bit more and compromise a bit on the running costs, the new Triumph Tiger, the Multistrada, the Buell Ulysses, or maybe even an FZ1 will all lift the front quite easily. You're going to pay for it in gas and tires though.
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Old 04-03-2007, 12:00 PM   #13
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You like whacking balls eh?
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Old 04-03-2007, 12:01 PM   #14
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Sounds like you are looking for a water-cooled (hot Konditions) 2-cylinder (torKe for wheelies) sportbike (fliKable) that fits your legs (Kant bend them very much ?). Or maybe a Speed Triple ?

Just don't Krash.



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Old 04-03-2007, 12:03 PM   #15
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Default Re: New Bike Recommedation.

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Old 04-03-2007, 12:05 PM   #16
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Old 04-03-2007, 12:06 PM   #17
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Default Re: New Bike Recommedation.

Used Suzuki DRZ400SM for the cheap, comfortablish, nimble, easy to maintain.



Suzuki VStrom is a better tourer and a bit quicker.



I'd find me an old Yamaha TDM in great shape and get all of the above.



And it's rude to put everything in metrics when consulting a mostly 'merican group of possible respondents. Next thing you know, well be asked things that involve stones and Newtons.
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Old 04-03-2007, 12:15 PM   #18
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Speed Triple!
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Old 04-03-2007, 12:49 PM   #19
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Now we just need a link in that story pointing to this story and the readers will become trapped !

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Old 04-03-2007, 12:51 PM   #20
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KLR will wheelie in the first two gears... But I agree, the weestrom sounds like the ride.
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