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Old 04-11-2014, 07:05 AM   #10171
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So would an 1190, be a Dirt Friendly Couch on Fire
An 1190 would be KTM's attempt at a BMW 1200 without the refinement, engineering and durability.
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Old 04-11-2014, 10:40 AM   #10172
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An 1190 would be KTM's attempt at a BMW 1200 without the refinement, engineering and durability.
I heard dat, but with a bit of paint, you could have a KTMW like this.

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Old 04-11-2014, 10:50 AM   #10173
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An 1190 would be KTM's attempt at a BMW 1200 without the refinement, engineering and durability.

This from Bruno, perhaps more than his bike was oxygen starved when playing U-Boat Commander.
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Old 04-11-2014, 07:01 PM   #10174
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I plan to ride it, although I'm not clear if there is really 2 days worth of riding there? Adventure 990. Randy
There is like 5 routes, so I would think that would be enough for 2 days. But remember this is all dirt and paved roads, most routes are a 70% dirt 30% paved split.

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Old 04-12-2014, 07:21 AM   #10175
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There is like 5 routes, so I would think that would be enough for 2 days. But remember this is all dirt and paved roads, most routes are a 70% dirt 30% paved split.Kennedy
I count 8 routes (one is 189 miles long). Usually all of them aren't out on the table but I'm sure Hank will load you up with whatever you'd want.
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Old 04-13-2014, 05:25 AM   #10176
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Um, is Hines Drive all there is for twisties? It's not even twisty, just a bunch of long sweepers and fucking geese. Everyone at work talks about it like it is the greatest bike road ever.

My plot to come to the dirt side is moving forward, albeit slowly. Last night, I got the OE hitch installed on my old station wagon. Mobile offroad bikes are now a real option.
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Old 04-13-2014, 06:17 AM   #10177
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Um, is Hines Drive all there is for twisties? It's not even twisty, just a bunch of long sweepers and fucking geese. Everyone at work talks about it like it is the greatest bike road ever.

My plot to come to the dirt side is moving forward, albeit slowly. Last night, I got the OE hitch installed on my old station wagon. Mobile offroad bikes are now a real option.
There's N. territorial and few other nice twisty(curvy?) roads out by Hell. Other than that it's mostly a few nice corners separated by looooong stretches of straight.

One of my Favorites is 136 through the (forgot the name) Game Area near Port Huron. Also the road between Vassar and Frankenmuth.
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Old 04-13-2014, 07:28 AM   #10178
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Take North Territorial to Hankard road. Hankard is twisty as hell, just a little bumpy.

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There's N. territorial and few other nice twisty(curvy?) roads out by Hell. Other than that it's mostly a few nice corners separated by looooong stretches of straight.

One of my Favorites is 136 through the (forgot the name) Game Area near Port Huron. Also the road between Vassar and Frankenmuth.
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Old 04-13-2014, 08:18 AM   #10179
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ok, will look on those!
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Old 04-13-2014, 08:32 AM   #10180
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For a nice ride I usually head out 7 mile from the West end of Hines. Straight for awhile but gets interesting after Pontiac Trail. Take it 'til it dead ends into the road around Whitmore Lake and then turn right. Take this up to M36 and turn left. Stay on 36 into Gregory and then turn left(106?). Follow the signs for Stockbridge. When you get there you can go South on 52 to North Territorial and head home. When you get into Gregory you can also turn right and take that to 52.

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Old 04-13-2014, 09:12 AM   #10181
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Which one of you guys rides up/down Chubb rd. between 6 and 8 mile? See ya all the time.
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Old 04-13-2014, 09:22 AM   #10182
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Where is Hankard? I am not finding that. edit - check that, I found it.

I will give that loop a shot. I got really spoiled where I lived in Germany.
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Old 04-14-2014, 05:34 AM   #10183
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Where is Hankard? I am not finding that. edit - check that, I found it.

I will give that loop a shot. I got really spoiled where I lived in Germany.
Send me a message when you know your going. Your right in my back yard. My plated bikes are still moth balled, but they may be ready by that time.
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Old 04-14-2014, 05:35 AM   #10184
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next week? In de this week, missing my bike!
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Old 04-14-2014, 07:27 AM   #10185
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Which one of you guys rides up/down Chubb rd. between 6 and 8 mile? See ya all the time.
I sometimes pass through that way if I'm riding to work, but infrequently. Rode a couple of days last week on the new 350.
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