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Old 07-23-2007, 02:12 PM   #43
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The pumper can also be put on the street model with minimal work and I can verify it makes a HUGE difference in throttle response

I normally would be biased toward the off road models as they are lighter and I really value that. However, I chose street model DR's as I mostly ride on the street and commute with my DR's and a legit title, key, e-start and all the other street goodies (that are worthless off road) suddenly make a lot of sense for such utilitarian purposes. If the bike is purely for recreation I would have gone with a dirt model I suspect. With the exception of E-start and perhaps title a dirt model can be made a street model without terrible trouble and vice versa, but doing either would probably cost more than it would to sell one and buy the other. However if you find you need the street goodies and want something close to the performance of the dirt model a pumper carb and a bit of suspension work go a long way imho:)
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