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Old 06-05-2013, 02:53 PM   #6526
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i ride in the winter time even when its snowing and icy out
i think my video is still up on youtube of me riding around on my klr650 when it was nasty out
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Old 06-05-2013, 03:05 PM   #6527
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Bad plan when you have many bikes and a winter season. I keep them on a battery tender year-round. My batteries last over ten years.
That's why I had to narrow down to 1 bike,well 2 the R6 is the kids problem,I miss having extra bikes but I work away from home and hardly enough time to ride the 1 that's left,I commute on my bike also so it goes year round,no stab ment I actually own a battery charger.
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Old 06-05-2013, 03:08 PM   #6528
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i used to have a ford f150 supercrew and at the end of the year i had only put 800 miles on it and that year i think i had put on about 30,000 miles on my bike that year and i said fuck it sold the truck and i havent owned a car or truck sence then that was two years ago
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Old 06-05-2013, 03:09 PM   #6529
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get this i did finally decided to buy another truck and on my way to the dealership i stopped by the yamaha dealer and rode off with a wr250r needless to say i never bought the truck lol
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Old 06-05-2013, 05:36 PM   #6530
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get this i did finally decided to buy another truck and on my way to the dealership i stopped by the yamaha dealer and rode off with a wr250r needless to say i never bought the truck lol
+on the WR over a pickup that would be my idea
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Old 06-06-2013, 08:18 AM   #6531
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Yeah, I haven't owned a car in years either. I'm all about not even giving yourself the option to choose the cage over the bike!

Besides, why pay for registration and insurance for all these different vehicles when you can only ride one at a time?
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Old 06-06-2013, 09:31 AM   #6532
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Bad plan when you have many bikes and a winter season. I keep them on a battery tender year-round. My batteries last over ten years.
+1

Interesting conversation this has spurred.
For where I live however, having 4 wheels for the winter is not optional. Many days I would not be able to get a bike out of my driveway, let alone to work and back up the mountain - unless perhaps it was a Rokon.
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Old 06-06-2013, 01:51 PM   #6533
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This bike is getting more attention in "battle scooters" but it kind of falls between a scoot and a thumper road warrior

Would love to tour the length of the Blue Ridge Parkway on one of these :-)
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Old 06-06-2013, 04:01 PM   #6534
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I also got my bike in sep I'm 190 miles from 10000.I have an old jeep I bought almost 10 years ago as my first car and I can't seem to part with it so 99% of the time it's just sitting. I really like them wr250rs they are sweet bikes.
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Old 06-06-2013, 04:21 PM   #6535
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Would love to tour the length of the Blue Ridge Parkway on one of these :-)

That thing looks interesting, until you've seen a video of somebody riding it. It looks to much like a minibike for my taste. I don't think it's geometry would be good for travelling far. I think it's more of a toy for kids to do crazy tricks on.
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Old 06-06-2013, 10:02 PM   #6536
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I like the looks of them I started riding a 150cc Chinese scooter just back and forth to work and that honda would be great for that but it is far to mountainous in Arizona to get out of Phoenix area to do any touring. If there were back roads that were like 55 it might be ok but I would imagine you would be at wot the whole time.
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Old 06-09-2013, 04:43 AM   #6537
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Hi,new to ADV.I ride a cbx/cbf 250 and enjoy making missions on the thing.I love the idea of small bike touring,well it's all I own so I really have no choice...Did my first 'long distance' trip on my bike this year, about 3000 kays in total,it was awesome!so stoked...cool to see others with the same vision
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Old 06-09-2013, 10:18 AM   #6538
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Hi,new to ADV.I ride a cbx/cbf 250 and enjoy making missions on the thing.I love the idea of small bike touring,well it's all I own so I really have no choice...Did my first 'long distance' trip on my bike this year, about 3000 kays in total,it was awesome!so stoked...cool to see others with the same vision
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Old 06-09-2013, 12:34 PM   #6539
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Old 06-09-2013, 01:03 PM   #6540
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Hi,new to ADV.I ride a cbx/cbf 250 and enjoy making missions on the thing.I love the idea of small bike touring,well it's all I own so I really have no choice...Did my first 'long distance' trip on my bike this year, about 3000 kays in total,it was awesome!so stoked...cool to see others with the same vision
That's a haul! Love to hear about your trip.

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