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Old 12-05-2012, 04:42 PM   #1711
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Thats it,was for sale in the spring,guy still has it. I think he wanted $7K or more at that time?
I saw this bike when I was shopping for mine this time last year - it looked pretty fresh although the plastics were greyed as if the bike spent a long time in the sun.

For comparison - mine is a 05, had 52K on the clock and was $4500 with a bunch of good spare parts, luggage (hard side cases and tank bag), and a pretty complete service history.
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Old 12-05-2012, 05:46 PM   #1712
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So it begins!

Can't believe how much lighter they are naked!

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Old 12-06-2012, 02:17 PM   #1713
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Might be lighter but I bet its not comfy on a long ride..

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Old 12-11-2012, 06:23 PM   #1714
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I never would have taken Country Doc as a badminton man...
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Old 12-12-2012, 03:51 PM   #1715
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Commute

I see the big 950 SE making its way home tonight.
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Old 12-12-2012, 08:49 PM   #1716
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I never would have taken Country Doc as a badminton man...
Hey!

What gives?

Who's lurking at NDSS late on a Monday night that rides a dual-sport??

It was my first night. Had a good time, great workout. Haven't played since I was 15 years old, but enjoyed it.

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Old 12-13-2012, 02:40 AM   #1717
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Doc, meet Tom.

He's your new stalker...
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Old 12-13-2012, 03:00 AM   #1718
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I see the big 950 SE making its way home tonight.
no different than riding in mud ,use a light touch on throttle or go sideways.
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Old 12-13-2012, 04:08 AM   #1719
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Doc, meet Tom.

He's your new stalker...


Yup the wife and I have been playing for a few weeks now. It was that or indoor soccer and this way it is something we can do together. I was your partner when we were warming up with those two guys at the start of the night - did not recognize you with the beard but as we walked off the court we shook hands and "ahhhh...".

Many of the same guys play tennis in the summer - also a good way to keep the hips and back flexible after a day in front of a desk.
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Old 12-13-2012, 04:11 AM   #1720
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no different than riding in mud ,use a light touch on throttle or go sideways.
Going up Saturday to the trails by Plenva with the dirt bikes - there was 3-4 inches of snow up there this weekend - one last blast on the dirt for me. Too miserable of a ride to do it on the 640 so we will trailer up toasty and warm and ride the little bikes.

Will have to test your light touch theory - at least there is less on coming traffic on forest roads in case it does not go so well
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2005 KTM ADV 640
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Old 12-13-2012, 12:32 PM   #1721
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Going up Saturday to the trails by Plenva with the dirt bikes - there was 3-4 inches of snow up there this weekend - one last blast on the dirt for me. Too miserable of a ride to do it on the 640 so we will trailer up toasty and warm and ride the little bikes.

Will have to test your light touch theory - at least there is less on coming traffic on forest roads in case it does not go so well
if its still snow covered on the weekend a few (60-80 ) sheet metal screws or 5/8 in studs work wonders on the front.
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Old 12-13-2012, 01:47 PM   #1722
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Nice car, Tom.
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Old 12-17-2012, 03:12 PM   #1723
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Nice car, Tom.
Assuming this is a jab at the fact that I was sitting in a heated car when it was perfectly ride-able weather out??

I could give you any number of excuses from having to haul a bunch of crap to work, etc. But in the end I don't have one - and yes I felt like a right pussy the rest of the day, damn it is nice to see a bike at this time of year however even if it ain't between my own legs.
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2005 KTM ADV 640
-> SOLD then bought a 2009 DRZ 400 - on the weight loss plan
2006 Piaggio BV 250
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traded for a Jet Ski!! taking up wakeboarding... was not riding it anyway
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Old 12-17-2012, 03:58 PM   #1724
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Assuming this is a jab at the fact that I was sitting in a heated car when it was perfectly ride-able weather out??

I could give you any number of excuses from having to haul a bunch of crap to work, etc. But in the end I don't have one - and yes I felt like a right pussy the rest of the day, damn it is nice to see a bike at this time of year however even if it ain't between my own legs.
If I can tease you onto two wheels...

Looks like I can ride all week, no snow.
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Old 12-20-2012, 10:23 AM   #1725
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Salty bike?

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If I can tease you onto two wheels...

Looks like I can ride all week, no snow.
I used to ride my KLR on mild winter days, but now I'm afraid of the salt ruining my shiny KTM.

What do you do about salt on your bike, or do you have a winter beater?
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