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Old 07-21-2012, 04:02 AM   #20551
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you ain't heard noise till you get a set of karoos.. you can hear them before you see the bike.
I thought a semi was coming down the road.
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Old 07-21-2012, 04:11 AM   #20552
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So I went and did it yesterday. Got a ride down to Salem and sacrificed my eldest son for this


Then I road 14 miles and had to talk with these nice gentlemen

Actually, they were pretty cool. I was laughing so hard when I got my helmet off, they just ended up letting me go.

Then I followed the recommended break in procedure by getting lost at the top of 311


I did not take this trail. I was tempted, but thought I should at least get 100 miles on it before I scratch it.


I am the luckiest man on the planet, at least right now.
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Old 07-21-2012, 04:46 AM   #20553
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These are sweet machines....aren't they?

Do you MD guys get to roll off the dealer lot with your permanent plates?
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Old 07-21-2012, 05:12 AM   #20554
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What a sexy beast! If you need an excuse to put some miles on it, ride up this way. I would love to meet you and take a close look at that beautiful bike.
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Old 07-21-2012, 05:33 AM   #20555
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Old 07-21-2012, 05:37 AM   #20556
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Old 07-21-2012, 06:59 AM   #20557
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I am the luckiest man on the planet, at least right now.

You're lucky and I'm jealous Paul, that is one beautiful bike.
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Old 07-21-2012, 07:17 AM   #20558
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Old 07-21-2012, 07:32 AM   #20559
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Old 07-21-2012, 07:46 AM   #20560
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Very nice .. Good on ya!


QUOTE=littlelionmonster;19179449]So I went and did it yesterday. Got a ride down to Salem and sacrificed my eldest son for this


Then I road 14 miles and had to talk with these nice gentlemen

Actually, they were pretty cool. I was laughing so hard when I got my helmet off, they just ended up letting me go.

Then I followed the recommended break in procedure by getting lost at the top of 311


I did not take this trail. I was tempted, but thought I should at least get 100 miles on it before I scratch it.


I am the luckiest man on the planet, at least right now.[/QUOTE]
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Old 07-21-2012, 10:28 AM   #20561
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After spending a little time with it i can truly say I am in love with my simple little 125 2stroke enduro. I challenge that anything more complex, heavier or more powerful takes away from the effortless non tiring purity of riding off road on 2 wheels on something like this as a playbike. I suspect this $2,000 bike will bring more joy and teach me more about riding well then any other bike I've ever owned. I'm gonna do shen 500 and other ds rides on it for sure. Plus working on it will actually be a joy.
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Old 07-21-2012, 10:39 AM   #20562
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Congrats on the new GS lil monster and a great 311 ride as a first ride on it!
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Old 07-21-2012, 10:45 AM   #20563
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Congrats on the new GS lil monster and a great 311 ride as a first ride on it!
Tiger... The BMW shop threw me for a sec too.
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Old 07-21-2012, 12:38 PM   #20564
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That thing looks like a blast alright. Lots of people seem fixated on bigger is better, but little lightweight torquey bikes are by far the most fun to me.
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Old 07-21-2012, 02:52 PM   #20565
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Congrats on the new GS lil monster and a great 311 ride as a first ride on it!
Yep - Tiger. The Salem shop is a BMW, Triumph, Ural, Aprilla, etc dealer.
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