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Old 07-22-2012, 06:11 PM   #20701
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Fun day. New KTMs are truely awesome machines...
Enjoyed it.

Thanks for not offering a test ride, my wallet can't afford for me to know how great those new KTM's are. Guess I need a magic couch.
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Old 07-22-2012, 06:42 PM   #20702
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Enjoyed it.

Thanks for not offering a test ride, my wallet can't afford for me to know how great those new KTM's are. Guess I need a magic couch.
You know of course you only have to ask, but it is strange how many who ride one end up with one...Just sayin...

Of course they are giving em away for 8K now! So how can you resist...

Thanks for the ride at such a late minutes notice... get yer bike right?

Another observation.... It seems to me I was pushing pretty hard my multi- $K bike to keep up with you - who looked like you were our for a Sunday Ride- oh you were, and I dont believe you paid near that for your scoot... sooo somethings not adding up....
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Old 07-22-2012, 06:55 PM   #20703
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You know of course you only have to ask, but it is strange how many who ride one end up with one...Just sayin...

Of course they are giving em away for 8K now! So how can you resist...

Thanks for the ride at such a late minutes notice... get yer bike right?
Only 8k? Thats about 6 and a half KLRs.

All good now, just trash in the carb.
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Old 07-22-2012, 07:01 PM   #20704
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Another observation.... It seems to me I was pushing pretty hard my multi- $K bike to keep up with you - who looked like you were our for a Sunday Ride- oh you were, and I dont believe you paid near that for your scoot... sooo somethings not adding up....
Growling orange bikes up my backside = motivation.

Definately can't complain about the smiles per dollar I've gotten out of that DR.
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Old 07-22-2012, 07:40 PM   #20705
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Good Work

Went out to the OHV park in development over at Whiting Field to help break in trail w/ Hatch, Trail Snail, SingleTrackJeff, and company. A big thank you to the few who have really put the effort into making this happen, it was a lot fun, I finally got to teach the 690 about singletrack and it taught me about front flips.
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Old 07-22-2012, 09:36 PM   #20706
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Went out to the OHV park in development over at Whiting Field to help break in trail w/ Hatch, Trail Snail, SingleTrackJeff, and company. A big thank you to the few who have really put the effort into making this happen, it was a lot fun, I finally got to teach the 690 about singletrack and it taught me about front flips.
+1 for me as well ... Thank-you for the invite to shred some Narley trails. Riding with some of these guys make me realize how far I still need to go before I am ready to eat single track like butter, but as well praised my green-ability lol. It is unfortunate that James' kTm is an Axe murderer ... would have been fun to finish out the day with him riding.. but what doesn't kill you makes you more aware and hurting like hell. Thanks again and if you guys need help I am always willing to volunteer when I can. And remember " when in doubt,Gas it!" (Hatch) Lol.
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Old 07-23-2012, 02:41 AM   #20707
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After at 16 hour day for Apperson (including running new fuel line - yes on NEW 2013 KTM 450 XC-W) App did get it squarred away and we decided to RIDE!

But we did manage a quick chekc in ride and Barney was able to show us northern loop.



And there IS a waterfall in BW... Look between these ugly guys....




Fun day. New KTMs are truely awesome machines...
Vic,

Just had to ask since Steve isn't really on here.....from the pic and as you said he bought a XC-W (no turn signals and smog items) and I'm noticing no license plate either....was he able to register it here in FL for the street or did he take the chance and just run it around for the day? Also, what was the issue with the fuel line? $8K....where and for which bike, EXC, XCW...?
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Old 07-23-2012, 04:27 AM   #20708
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Vic,

Just had to ask since Steve isn't really on here.....from the pic and as you said he bought a XC-W (no turn signals and smog items) and I'm noticing no license plate either....was he able to register it here in FL for the street or did he take the chance and just run it around for the day? Also, what was the issue with the fuel line? $8K....where and for which bike, EXC, XCW...?
He picked it up Saturday so no time to register. Yes he can get it titled in Florida. No turn signals yet. He did have his paper work with him incase. He will transfer his KTM 200 (which he traded in) tag.

Fuel line had a hole in it. This has happened on several of the new ones. In almost the same place. Just replace the whole thing. No biggied but damn!

Im quoting 8k for used 2012s that are out there. Dont know the price of a new 2013 but its close to 10K... sorry...
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Old 07-23-2012, 05:10 AM   #20709
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Of course they are giving em away for 8K now! So how can you resist...



That's too much for a chucklehead!

I think I'll resist enough and maybe get one when they're about $2-3K. of course that will be about 10 years from now
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Old 07-23-2012, 03:12 PM   #20710
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even though i had a nasty one on sunday i was truely impressed by the way that dirtwoman bulldozed her way through those waterholes keep on keepin on girl till next time after i heal up of course
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Old 07-23-2012, 03:20 PM   #20711
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Since all adventures, large and small, demand documentation to be deemed real, here's a pic of me, my trusty steed and Vico1's Strom from last Thursday.

Thanks again Vic for playing tourguide..........


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Old 07-23-2012, 05:09 PM   #20712
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Since all adventures, large and small, demand documentation to be deemed real, here's a pic of me, my trusty steed and Vico1's Strom from last Thursday.

Thanks again Vic for playing tourguide..........


Hope you guys had fun while you where down here.

This lake is in a few PAR photos... check post #2 for just one example. Enjoyed the ride. Anytime.
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Old 07-23-2012, 07:24 PM   #20713
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Went out to the OHV park in development over at Whiting Field to help break in trail w/ Hatch, Trail Snail, SingleTrackJeff, and company. A big thank you to the few who have really put the effort into making this happen, it was a lot fun, I finally got to teach the 690 about singletrack and it taught me about front flips.
Glad you went out there to run it a little...it is amazing how you can work your arse off in the trails, come back the next week and it's freakin grown back!!! The last time I was out there, the bugs were TERRIBLE! I plan on getting out there again.
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Old 07-23-2012, 07:32 PM   #20714
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even though i had a nasty one on sunday i was truely impressed by the way that dirtwoman bulldozed her way through those waterholes keep on keepin on girl till next time after i heal up of course
Thanks chewy or should I say....
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Old 07-23-2012, 07:43 PM   #20715
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Since all adventures, large and small, demand documentation to be deemed real, here's a pic of me, my trusty steed and Vico1's Strom from last Thursday.

Thanks again Vic for playing tourguide..........
Aren't you are suppose to smile in these pictures....at least make it look like you are having fun
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