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Old 02-26-2013, 07:29 PM   #22996
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Got one on its way from Tennessee. Looks to be here by this weekend.
Wayyy Cool.
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Old 02-26-2013, 08:30 PM   #22997
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Anxious

Thanks skid=mark!!

Finding out tomorrow when the ETA is. Just missed the cut-off to ship it today. Man those guys don't mess around.
Apparently they are liquidating KTM's just like Daphne did, opting out of the product line.

Ebay listing
Delivers for under $8800.
Fixed my profile reflecting the newborn's arrival.
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Old 02-27-2013, 05:39 AM   #22998
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Oh I love new scoots

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Thanks skid=mark!!

Finding out tomorrow when the ETA is. Just missed the cut-off to ship it today. Man those guys don't mess around.
Apparently they are liquidating KTM's just like Daphne did, opting out of the product line.

Ebay listing
Delivers for under $8800.
Fixed my profile reflecting the newborn's arrival.
You are gonna like this scoot. I have never ridden one but other think they are great. Let us know if you want company on your virgin ride - or maybe you want a honeymoon for a few hours...


BTW - did you notice you were the 23,000th post! Awesome... go PAR! Where riding the the MAIN topic!

I have a tradition of bringing NEW bikes into the living room where I can cristen it with wine and review all the new stuff....

Have fun!
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Old 02-27-2013, 06:34 AM   #22999
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You are gonna like this scoot. I have never ridden one but other think they are great. Let us know if you want company on your virgin ride - or maybe you want a honeymoon for a few hours...


BTW - did you notice you were the 23,000th post! Awesome... go PAR! Where riding the the MAIN topic!

I have a tradition of bringing NEW bikes into the living room where I can cristen it with wine and review all the new stuff....

Have fun!
Cool beans!
It would be a hoot if anyone else were there to give me a refresher course on using a kick starter Been eons since I had a bike with that provision.
Since the # 23000 sort of looks like 000"E5" in in a mirroer, guess I'll call the bike Sergeant.
The living room tradition is great! Might plagiarize that ceremony. Good one!


Having it delivered to Commstructures 101 E Roberts Road in order to avoid the extra fee for lift gate equipped truck for residential delivery.
Time and exact day of delivery should be known by EOB today.
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Old 02-27-2013, 07:41 AM   #23000
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Somebody getting a new bike excites me too!

Congratulations!!
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:08 AM   #23001
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Cool beans!
It would be a hoot if anyone else were there to give me a refresher course on using a kick starter Been eons since I had a bike with that provision.
Since the # 23000 sort of looks like 000"E5" in in a mirroer, guess I'll call the bike Sergeant.
The living room tradition is great! Might plagiarize that ceremony. Good one!
you dont need to stinkin kickstarter..."use the botton Luke" (your best Obi Wan voice).

It does come in handy once in a while...
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Old 02-27-2013, 02:00 PM   #23002
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Somebody getting a new bike excites me too!

Congratulations!!
Spittin and pissin orange again!
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Old 02-27-2013, 02:04 PM   #23003
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you dont need to stinkin kickstarter..."use the botton Luke" (your best Obi Wan voice).

It does come in handy once in a while...
Almost got the 500 like you, but since my wrist surgeries I still need therapy, which means I have to twist the throttle further on the 3fiddy... therapy I can live with
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Old 02-27-2013, 03:33 PM   #23004
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Spittin and pissin orange again!
Welcome to the club. I am glad you can do it, cause I just can't fathom dropping 8gs on a dirt bike.
More power to you. Can't wait to see it!
Think I might be riding the oldest ktm of the par gang.
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Old 02-27-2013, 04:14 PM   #23005
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Welcome to the club. I am glad you can do it, cause I just can't fathom dropping 8gs on a dirt bike.
More power to you. Can't wait to see it!
Think I might be riding the oldest ktm of the par gang.
Priority, Perspective, Pocket book.
Remember itís not how may breaths you take Ė itís how many moments take your breath away.
My 8K 5hunny takes my breath away all the time and I love it. Well worth the cash. But thatís just me!
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Old 02-27-2013, 06:55 PM   #23006
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Priority, Perspective, Pocket book.
Remember itís not how may breaths you take Ė itís how many moments take your breath away.
My 8K 5hunny takes my breath away all the time and I love it. Well worth the cash. But thatís just me!
Trust me, I envy him...
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Old 02-28-2013, 04:09 AM   #23007
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... just can't fathom dropping 8gs on a dirt bike.
....I might be riding the oldest ktm of the par gang.
When cringing at the price, I reflect and hypothesise on what may have been spent on a lesser bike to rival this which one aspires to obtain, and spend that up front as if it were monopoly money. Then when the thrill hits, I envision patting myself on the back.
Until the thrill, I can't fathom the merit either, so my check book won't be balanced until after the bike has been ridden a time or two.
Betting your young self rides an aged ktm better than my aged self can ride my new one... so my grin costs more perhaps... but I'm still grinning dammit
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Old 02-28-2013, 05:43 AM   #23008
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Somebody getting a new bike excites me too!

Congratulations!!
Speaking of exciting...
Look who's one post away from 2,500 !!!
Wayyyyy too much free time.
(OK admitting I'm just jealous)
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Old 02-28-2013, 06:19 AM   #23009
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When cringing at the price, I reflect and hypothesise on what may have been spent on a lesser bike to rival this which one aspires to obtain, and spend that up front as if it were monopoly money. Then when the thrill hits, I envision patting myself on the back.
Until the thrill, I can't fathom the merit either, so my check book won't be balanced until after the bike has been ridden a time or two.
Betting your young self rides an aged ktm better than my aged self can ride my new one... so my grin costs more perhaps... but I'm still grinning dammit
Just like the old Miller High Life commercials said, you only live once! Go for all the gusto you can grab! (Or something like that).

That's why I raced the 24 hour at Perry Mtn, why I rode the BRP in 2011 and the TET with Barney last year and why I'm doing BAJA in June! Enjoy your hard earned pleasures and the abundance we are blessed with...I say
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Old 02-28-2013, 06:20 AM   #23010
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Welcome to the club. I am glad you can do it, cause I just can't fathom dropping 8gs on a dirt bike.
More power to you. Can't wait to see it!
Think I might be riding the oldest ktm of the par gang.
Joy stealer. Ya I know noobs gone wild.

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