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Old 01-04-2010, 04:08 PM   #182
gregneedham
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Joined: Dec 2005
Location: Austin, Texas
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Originally Posted by O Captain My Captain
Greg, I read your blog the other day and was quite impressed. If the story/history of your bike doesn't demonstrate that the GS is a bullet-proof bike with longevity, then I don't know what does. It's great to know that one can buy a used bike with such high mileage and still get several more years and miles out of it.
118,490...I beat the bike up on the TAT in September, rode 2500 miles back home and haven't touched the bike since. I blew the fork seals out on the trip, bought replacements and still haven't put the new ones in.

In fact, this last weekend, I washed it for the first time since before the TAT trip. It is rock solid and feels better riding now than it did when I got it. I have no doubt I will see 200,000 on this machine.
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