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Old 08-30-2006, 04:31 PM   #66
Right Turn Clyde
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Joined: Sep 2005
Location: Bridgerland by Green Canyon
Oddometer: 841
Originally Posted by nooner818
For me, doing the mods on my motorcycle is just part of the hobby. I would have probably done the same thing no matter what motorcycle I bought, needed or not. I have always liked tinkering and trying to make something work better for me. It's not about the money, it's just something that I enjoy.

It's the journey, not the destination.
nooner, I'm with ya. I like the unique bike you get with all the tinkering. But the whole "you'll save money" with a KLR gets folks thinking it's all good. Truth is, the huge list of farkle means not just plenty of customizing, but a virtual pipe from your wallet to _______ (name your vendor). That's fine, but for those of us with weak willpower and strong tinkering bents it spells: $$$$$$$$

…course, could you imagine the bill for doing the same when Touratech, etc is where you buy your bits vs.
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