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Old 04-11-2009, 10:35 PM   #99
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Joined: Aug 2007
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Oddometer: 2,990
Originally Posted by handirifle
You shoulda bought a KTM with one of the 57" seat heights they are famous for and you wouldn't dwarf the bike.

Interestingly, both the '83 and the '85 XL600's fit me pretty darn good. The '83 belongs to my 6'3" son and the '85 belongs to me, but my 6'2" son will ride it. I have no complaints at all...and that says a lot after doing a 420 mile day.

My bike is a 650 VStrom that is raised and it is awesome!

Anyway, I am a fan of the KTM's but if I dropped some dough on a KTM, it would be the 990 adventure.

Anyway, this thread is about the XL's....and the bottom line is...they are awesome bikes!!!!!
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