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Old 12-08-2012, 07:11 AM   #32266
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ummmm not to play the captain obvious role here, but why not just ride the K75 out and leave IT there. I'm sure that there are other considerations, but that is a sweet K!
A GS would be better two-up, and better in the dirt. The K75 really isn't suited for some of the places I'll be going - some of the dirt roads in Mexico (and AZ) can be pretty rough and I like to get off the beaten path some. Besides, its just too nice of an old bike to be riding dirt roads on - I can't even bring myself to take it down a dirt road around here. In fact, if I'm out exploring back roads on it and they turn to dirt, I turn around. I won't even consider taking it out of the garage if there's the slightest chance of rain because I don't want it to get wet or dirty. I'd really like to find a very mechanically sound, but maybe not cosmetically perfect older GS with under 50k miles that my wife and I can bang around on in Mexico.
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Old 12-08-2012, 07:48 AM   #32267
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A GS would be better two-up, and better in the dirt. ... Besides, its just too nice of an old bike to be riding dirt roads on....
Totally understand. It's one of the reasons I own the bikes I do. If I can keep the running, I never REALLY worry about dropping them (gently) and don't even consider the where I'm going to be asking them to take me - short of which bike would be best for the given route.

Good luck! I'm sure there are bikes out there looking for a new home.
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Old 12-08-2012, 03:28 PM   #32268
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Old 12-08-2012, 06:53 PM   #32269
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Into the single malt myself. Don't look like a bad choice of beer there.

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Old 12-08-2012, 09:48 PM   #32270
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Lets talk BEER

Just picked this up tonight while shopping for meat in South Portland...
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ok, so talk. Tell us more.
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Old 12-09-2012, 03:48 AM   #32271
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ok, so talk. Tell us more.
Yeah, really. Don't leave us hanging!
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Old 12-09-2012, 03:50 AM   #32272
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Yeah, really. Don't leave us hanging!
Too late...coffee time now
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:33 AM   #32273
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Wow, this went nowhere fast.
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:36 AM   #32274
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Wow, this went nowhere fast.
yup it's like someone rolled up the sidewalks and shut the lights off here...
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:38 AM   #32275
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:42 AM   #32276
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Old 12-09-2012, 05:59 AM   #32277
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:46 AM   #32278
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Just picked this up tonight while shopping for meat in South Portland...
Sixpoint craft ales Righteous Ale

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Old 12-09-2012, 09:06 AM   #32279
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Got a friend who wants to sell me his Fat Cat. MBS is making me think about actually buying it and making it street legal...
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Old 12-09-2012, 02:08 PM   #32280
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anyone do any riding today? I was getting the last of the firewood in but definitley felt like a ride day....
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