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Old 06-02-2013, 11:20 AM   #655
dirtdreamer50
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Location: texas coast
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Went to a dealer yesterday to look at the CTX in Black, and as I thought, the forward foot controls caused immediate aching in my lower back, something that makes riding no fun for me. It was a nice looking bike and the handle bar position was very comfortable, but those pegs, ugh...a deal breaker.

Came home with a new left over '12 KLR650 in matte grey, and it fits me perfectly, and is a slug too, but that I expected, having owned one before.

If you like forwards and a relaxed seating position the new CTX may be the one for you. tp
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