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Old 04-04-2013, 07:26 PM   #23446
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We can work that in, thinking about riding from Hutton and lunch at Uncle Bobs in Holt.
I think Uncle Bobs is closed Brett.

BTW we leave Panama City tomorrow after waiting for a weather window to cross the Gulf of Mexico. Be at sea for the next 2.5 days. Look forward to getting back in the woods next weekend!

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Old 04-04-2013, 07:59 PM   #23447
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Sooo what is better.. the Suzuki 650 or the KLR 650. To me the KLR just looks so much bigger...
For offroad-biased dualsporting, the DR is better, hands down. Considerably lighter, shorter wheelbase, better front suspension.

For pavement-biased dualsporting, the KLR is better; roomier ergos, wider seat, more wind protection, bigger tank.

BUT--it's easier & cheaper to make a DR into an adventure tourer than it is to make a KLR into a dirt-oriented dualsport. If I could only have ONE bike right now, it'd be a DR650, and with a rear rack, windscreen, good aftermarket seat and a big tank I'd ride it up to VA every year just like I do now on my KLR. Plus, I'd prolly have more fun on the dirt roads in N GA on the way up. But as it is, I'm happy with the KLR/DRZ combo; I'm planning on keeping both until I wear 'em slam out.

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BTW we leave Panama City tomorrow after waiting for a weather window to cross the Gulf of Mexico. Be at sea for the next 2.5 days. Look forward to getting back in the woods next weekend!
Fair winds and following seas to ya, WR!
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Old 04-05-2013, 01:20 AM   #23448
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[QUOTE=Woods Rider;21111785]I think Uncle Bobs is closed Brett.

BTW we leave Panama City tomorrow after waiting for a weather window to cross the Gulf of Mexico. Be at sea for the next 2.5 days. Look forward to getting back in the woods next weekend!
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Fair Weather to you my friend.
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Old 04-05-2013, 05:24 AM   #23449
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I'll be on my KLR, riding at sightseeing speed. Come on out, dirt bikes welcome, weather is looking good too.
What is GPS coordinates of meeting place? Good place to unload at near by?
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Old 04-05-2013, 05:38 AM   #23450
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I think Uncle Bobs is closed Brett.

BTW we leave Panama City tomorrow after waiting for a weather window to cross the Gulf of Mexico. Be at sea for the next 2.5 days. Look forward to getting back in the woods next weekend!
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Fair Weather to you my friend.
Thanks Vic! See ya next week.
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Old 04-05-2013, 05:51 AM   #23451
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What is GPS coordinates of meeting place? Good place to unload at near by?
See post #2 in this thread and check your PM's.

Edit: Plenty of parking at Hutton.

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I think Uncle Bobs is closed Brett.

BTW we leave Panama City tomorrow after waiting for a weather window to cross the Gulf of Mexico. Be at sea for the next 2.5 days. Look forward to getting back in the woods next weekend!
Smooth sailing Rick.

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Old 04-05-2013, 06:11 AM   #23452
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I'll be getting this bike back Sunday. Planning on making the ride on the 20th......


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Old 04-05-2013, 06:28 AM   #23453
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I'll be getting this bike back Sunday. Planning on making the ride on the 20th......


Good for you! We will look forward to the 20th...

That ride is starting to develop into a real DS thingy...
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Old 04-05-2013, 07:00 AM   #23454
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Super clean!

I've been looking for a fixer-upper DR350 for awhile.

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Old 04-05-2013, 07:41 AM   #23455
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Super clean!

I've been looking for a fixer-upper DR350 for awhile.
FYI... Not mine, just passing along since I saw your post...

No magic button, but then again it's not expensive, and needs to sell asap.

1993 Suzuki DR350 - $550 (Pell City)





1993 Suzuki DR350. Bike is cold natured and does not have electric start. To much for me. Carb was rebuilt but needs adjusting. Oil drip coming from somewhere. Does not smoke. Looking to sale or trade. 2five6 four04 78twofive Need to sell ASAP !
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Old 04-05-2013, 08:20 AM   #23456
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FYI... Not mine, just passing along since I saw your post...

No magic button, but then again it's not expensive, and needs to sell asap.

1993 Suzuki DR350 - $550 (Pell City)






1993 Suzuki DR350. Bike is cold natured and does not have electric start. To much for me. Carb was rebuilt but needs adjusting. Oil drip coming from somewhere. Does not smoke. Looking to sale or trade. 2five6 four04 78twofive Need to sell ASAP !
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Good grief. If all the parts are there and it will start, that is just stupid cheap............
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Old 04-05-2013, 08:40 AM   #23457
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FYI... Not mine, just passing along since I saw your post...

No magic button, but then again it's not expensive, and needs to sell asap.

1993 Suzuki DR350 - $550 (Pell City)





1993 Suzuki DR350. Bike is cold natured and does not have electric start. To much for me. Carb was rebuilt but needs adjusting. Oil drip coming from somewhere. Does not smoke. Looking to sale or trade. 2five6 four04 78twofive Need to sell ASAP !
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Hey Ron!
What did you get after you sold the BMW 450x to Doug K.?
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Old 04-05-2013, 10:14 AM   #23458
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Hey Ron!
What did you get after you sold the BMW 450x to Doug K.?
Waited a while then purchased a heavily modded DRZ, which I loved, then picked up an 07 450EXC. I hated it at first, but my friend cahoona7 hooked me up with proper suspenders, so all is good. Only ridden a few hours with new shoes and suspension, but really like it now. Still have SE and GS.

No time to ride until after April 9th, then ready to ride this summer.
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Old 04-05-2013, 10:24 AM   #23459
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Cool.
Morris has invited Roy, Melvin and me to his place in northern Georgia for a week of dual sporting in the tri-state area the middle of April.
I'll be dusting the spider webs off the DRZ tomorrow and prepping it a bit for that ride.

Debating on buying Dirt Bagz, Rolie Bags or maybe the Giant Loop thing cause we'll be doing several overnight trips away from Morris's cabin and need to tote extra stuff.
Gotta decide quick.
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If It helps any at all I LOVE my GL bag. If you wanna take it for a spin let me know. I'm sure I can work out getting it to you in time...

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