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Old 01-07-2013, 08:58 AM   #16
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Christini 2 wheel drive dirt bikes for $10,000. are cool.
I contacted Christini about their DualSport 450:

"Unfortunately our DS is not certified for street use in Canada. It is only 49 state legal here in the US."
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Old 01-07-2013, 10:22 AM   #17
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Husky

The biggest surprise for me was the Husqvarna TR650, I had not seen or heard of it before the show.

The new Goldwing was another pleasant surprise. I know it's not a dual, but looked way better than previous years, with sloping style lines and flow. It looked good and less like a boxy land yacht of past.
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Old 01-07-2013, 01:02 PM   #18
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the 650 husky is not a twin...that's why i like it!
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Old 01-07-2013, 02:40 PM   #19
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Yes - I was also impressed with the new Husky 650s as a dual sport. If they can keep it in the product line for more than 1 season it might even meet with some commercial success.
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Old 01-07-2013, 04:20 PM   #20
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Twisted Throttle had a 15% off coupon code for anyone who asked. If anyone needs the code, send me a PM. It's only good until the 13th, though.
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Old 01-08-2013, 10:44 AM   #21
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Hello All,
I have mostly the same opinion as the rest of you about the show. Talked to some great people. Saw some nice looking bikes and some nice looking accessories for both the bike and the arm. Wish I had both the spare funds and empty space in the garage. Did anyone else manage to ride down? For me that was the best part of the day and almost made the parking fee palatable. I kinda figured they would have waved the crazy man riding a motorcycle in January past the toll booth. I saw one (Harley??) trike in the lot on my way out. I don't know how all the people at the show that were dressed up to ride fit on it though...
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Old 01-08-2013, 11:27 AM   #22
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Hello All,
I have mostly the same opinion as the rest of you about the show. Talked to some great people. Saw some nice looking bikes and some nice looking accessories for both the bike and the arm. Wish I had both the spare funds and empty space in the garage. Did anyone else manage to ride down? For me that was the best part of the day and almost made the parking fee palatable. I kinda figured they would have waved the crazy man riding a motorcycle in January past the toll booth. I saw one (Harley??) trike in the lot on my way out. I don't know how all the people at the show that were dressed up to ride fit on it though...
Same experience as the rest, also saw a Harley Road King in the south parking lot, I missed seeing any other bikes on the south side.

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Old 01-08-2013, 11:38 AM   #23
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Saw one guy on a sportbike as I was leaving. I too wonder at the need to dress in costume just to look at bikes.
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Old 04-11-2013, 06:53 PM   #24
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Saw one guy on a sportbike as I was leaving. I too wonder at the need to dress in costume just to look at bikes.
Us dualsporters should get dressed up in our costumes next year. MX boots, knee and elbow pads, camelback hose over the shoulder.

Is there a dealer selling the husky tr650 terra in Calgary?
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