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Old 05-23-2013, 10:04 PM   #59
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Originally Posted by DRjoe View Post
Nice Danny
So are you glad you bought the big girl instead of waiting for the 700 adventure.

When are you coming up here for a ride on the beach?
G'Day Joe,

Awesome job on those DR's, I just saw a couple of photo's and they are a work of art.

I really considered the 700RR alternative but in the end I couldn't part with my DRZ so I opted for something bigger on the adventure spectrum. Having had the opportunity to ride the 1190, I certainly don't regret my decision. There is something unique about riding a big bike in the dirt and while they aren't the best solution for all things, they are a lot of fun.

If I didn't already have the DRZ for trail riding and serious exploring it would have been a more difficult choice. Got to admit, I feel incredibly fortunate when I wander into the shed these days.

A beach run sounds good, especially with helpers to pull the bike out of the soft stuff. Any chance you could fabricate a bash plate while I am there
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