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Old 03-17-2012, 07:20 PM   #18766
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OMG - You and Apperson....

According to him, and hes owned a few bikes, this scoot is the BEST dual purpose bike out there.

This week....just sayin


AST - oh wow thats sweet....

No excuses now you gotta come down and play in the dirt with us....

Not much time on it, but we'll see soon enough. Needs more fuel onboard to be the BEST, but no cheap options to get more without going the MSR fuel bottle direction.... Been there and done that already on the KLX... this one will get Rally Raid tanks when it bothers me enough to do something about it.
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Old 03-17-2012, 07:35 PM   #18767
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Scott stabilizer mount

Does anyone have a 1 1/8" Scott's over bar mount for a KTM laying around? If you do, how much do you want for it? Thanks!
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Old 03-17-2012, 07:47 PM   #18768
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Now that I'm riding again with a new to me DR200 I figured I would say hey to all you Pensacola hooligans. So, hey there!
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Old 03-17-2012, 07:54 PM   #18769
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Now that I'm riding again with a new to me DR200 I figured I would say hey to all you Pensacola hooligans. So, hey there!
Howdy and welcome to PAR!
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Old 03-17-2012, 09:27 PM   #18770
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Old 03-18-2012, 03:58 AM   #18771
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Dude!
Really wanted an R, but the stars aligned for this one to become part of the mix. It's already sans the reactor. Got a remap from KTMWorld, skid plate, and some other goodies. It'll get more use than the GS was getting.

Besides how hard could it be to srtip it down and powdercoat the frame ernge?

Mini, it's a good thing I never rode yours, cause I'da had one long before now
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Old 03-18-2012, 07:52 AM   #18772
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huh?

hey buzz,
what are those things sticking up off of the handlebars?
nice scoot!
alittle big for me though.
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Old 03-18-2012, 08:59 AM   #18773
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hey buzz,
what are those things sticking up off of the handlebars?
nice scoot!
alittle big for me though.
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I still have the 450 for the woods, and the Honda for 'round town or longish street trips... Is it bad that my woods bike has twice the range as my DS bike and my street bike?
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Old 03-18-2012, 11:34 AM   #18774
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My latest 'adventure'

Actually, my latest adventure involved riding from Evergreen to the WhataBurger in Brewton for lunch. Wifey (She Who Shops) and daughter (She Who Is Growing Up Way Too Fast And Going To The Prom) are in B'ham shopping for a prom dress and singlehandedly pumping enough money into the local economy to raise the unemployment rate, so I'm alone w/ my thoughts and my bikes.

Those w/ long memories and a love of mindless trivia will remember that I bought at R1150GS last summer, announcing that I wanted to get to one bike to do it all. Fail! Sold the Beemer and bought a VFR750 and a DR650 for what I had in the GS.

Moto life is now more better (apologies to my English Major friends). The VFR is a better street bike and the DR is a better dualsport bike.

Impressions on the '98 DR? Slightly smoother engine than my last XR650L. Seat is marginally more comfortable. Instead of feeling like I"m riding on a 2X4 turned on edge, now it's like I'm on the wide part of the board. Plenty of torque for around town and pretty comfortable on the road at 60-65 mph (I think it's down one tooth from stock on the countershaft sprocket). Filled up when I got back at it took 1.028 gallons to go 57 miles. Can't complain about that. Virtually no wind protection, but the wind that hits me is clean w/ no helmet buffeting. Acutally much more comfortable and much quieter than on the GS, even w/ the addition of the $100 Tobinators on the GS windscreen. Don't much care for the Kenda's that whine like four wheel drive monster truck tires, but they'll be fine for a while. Will probably go w/ the Pirelli AT90 Scorpions like I had on my last XRL.

Anyway, that's my 'adventure' ride report for the day. Will now sit back and watch the rest of the NASCAR race from Bristol and start making a list of things to put on the DR after I get back to work.
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Old 03-18-2012, 12:59 PM   #18775
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this is a statement that should be made by all of us that want to ride.
lets get there gearup and ride, not bullshit for 30mins.
just sayins all?
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We waited till 9:30 for you, and no one bullshitted the whole time
Thanks to Daryn for the awsome ride on the new 500, and to the gang for waiting on me. I will get bike fixed and try again soon.
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Old 03-18-2012, 01:43 PM   #18776
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Moto life is now more better (apologies to my English Major friends).

No need to apologize... it's actually spelt "mo' bettah".
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Old 03-18-2012, 01:47 PM   #18777
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No need to apologize... it actually spelt "mo' bettah".

Good point. 'Mo' bettah' has more attitude...........
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Old 03-18-2012, 02:37 PM   #18778
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Thanks Vic for a great ride today, I'll be blowing mud boogers for a few days I would guess
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Old 03-18-2012, 02:43 PM   #18779
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[QUOTE=AST236;18245862]Good point. 'Mo' bettah' has mo' attitude dog![/QUOTE]


There I got to do one of the "fist it fer ya" things..



BTW - Art, Daryn, and I had a good 50 mile fast burn through good old Timbercreek. It was hot and dusty... can you imagine that...got "our papers checked" by the local range guys who were really nice AFTER we wipped out credentials...

Fun time...

Sorry you had to go back Phil....
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Old 03-18-2012, 03:12 PM   #18780
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Good point. 'Mo' bettah' has mo' attitude dog![/QUOTE]


There I got to do one of the "fist it fer ya" things..



BTW - Art, Daryn, and I had a good 50 mile fast burn through good old Timbercreek. It was hot and dusty... can you imagine that...got "our papers checked" by the local range guys who were really nice AFTER we wipped out credentials...

Fun time...

Sorry you had to go back Phil....
Wheel work out ok?
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