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Old 09-05-2006, 04:23 AM   #31
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Turbonotch,

I really appreciate all the info...
Next month Mrs. Bullfrog will be taking the beginner MSF course.
She has really been eyeballin' the tw200.
Nice to know that it is soooo good on the trail.
Very glad to have read your review....
Not a whole lot of info out there...

I did find this though....

http://www.thumperpage.com/articles/tw200.html
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Old 09-05-2006, 05:47 AM   #32
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This might amuse you TW owners

SR400 with a few mods.
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Old 09-05-2006, 06:25 PM   #33
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fat tires rock !

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Old 11-30-2006, 06:34 AM   #34
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Just wanted to reinforce what has already been claimed in this very old post. I bought an '07 for myself and love it. I have been having a blast with it. Used for it's intended purpose it is incredible what it will do. It is a nice trail bike, short range commuter and a nice pit bike at the drag strip. It really shines on tight sandy trails and climbs steep grades without the benefit of a running start. 6th gear and a little more suspension travel would be nice, but it works very well as is. The engine also has a reputation of durability.

There is a forum for TW's now:

http://tw200forum.com/forums/default...ForumGroupID=4


Modified my '07 a bit and it improved the looks/added function. Baja Designs rear taillight, handguards, Renthal Jimmy Buttons, fold down mirror, small tailbag, and fabbed a bracket to install a YZ85 front fender.

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Old 11-30-2006, 12:29 PM   #35
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I've always loved these bikes.... want to "buy one for my wife" one of these days.

Somebody needs to start a TW200 thread, so we can drool over everyone's TW's....
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Old 11-30-2006, 02:34 PM   #36
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Just got back from the Yammy shop where my 13 y/o son spent a lot of time eyeballing, sitting on, and muttering about a new TW there. Man, this is going to be hard to resist with X-Mas and all coming up. IT's cool. I think my little wife would learn to ride too. I'm headed towards financial ruin....with a smile on my face.
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Old 11-30-2006, 06:53 PM   #37
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bronc3 - Thanks for the heads up on the TW200 Forum. I've been looking for one. Larry
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Old 11-30-2006, 06:58 PM   #38
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Yeah - I cruised through that forum last week. Seems pretty active... lots of pictures. Wish I'd know about it a few years ago. Back when I bought mine the only dedicated TW stuff was written in Japanese!

I've been loving my KLX300R performance wise... but I still have to chuckle, grin, and smile whenever I even THINK of the TW.

It will always have a place on my short list of bikes I couldn't pass up for the right $$$$.
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Old 12-09-2006, 04:26 AM   #39
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I've always loved these bikes.... want to "buy one for my wife" one of these days.
Me as well (even if the wife doesn't know it). There's been a few times that I've "parked" my DRZ400S on a nasty hill-climb and began to wish that I was riding one of these instead .
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Old 09-26-2007, 08:26 PM   #40
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Eh?

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Originally Posted by Linzi
Holy crap.

And, I thought my FL-NY trip on the Mutley was really special.
I know this post is hella old but I couldn't resist! You think that FL-NY trip was major? Check this out!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=255995
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Old 09-27-2007, 01:43 PM   #41
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Yup, Mule's pretty active on the T-Dub site.
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Old 11-25-2007, 10:07 AM   #42
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Mr. Cobb,

Thanks for the information about your wife and her TW. Last week I just bought my wife a 2005 TW with 57 miles on it. I took her out to a local Central Florida ATV place called Croom. The last time my wife rode Croom she broke her right arm and left leg on her 1974 (like new, I mean it) XL125. Anyway, the accident was almost 13 years ago and she wanted to get back into dirt riding. My wife rides the Alp's on her F650CS like you won't belive and does nearly 5k per year on the street. However, she was very causious back on the dirt at first but ended the day doing very well. I've been eyeballing the TW for as long as it's been out as a near PERFECT trail riding machine for ALMOST anyone! My wife is average female height so she is just tippy toed on her TW. I'd like to lower it with suspension or tires but have yet to do much reasearch. I have seen there are only one set of tires available? Anyway, has your wife had fun on her's? Can you recommend any mods?

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Old 11-30-2007, 07:46 PM   #43
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Mr. Cobb,
Can you recommend any mods?

Thanks,
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Hey DirtFun,

It's great to have another TW fan around here! Can't speak for the OP regarding what mods he would recommend, but if you shoot over to the TW forum, you'll be sure to get an ear-full
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Old 12-26-2007, 10:53 PM   #44
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Hey DirtFun,

It's great to have another TW fan around here! Can't speak for the OP regarding what mods he would recommend, but if you shoot over to the TW forum, you'll be sure to get an ear-full
Yeah, the TW Forum has lots of info and activity....however it takes WEEKS at the least to get the attention of the site owner/moderator to activate an account there.
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Old 12-27-2007, 08:39 AM   #45
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TW thread?

Here's mine as purchased from another ADV rider:
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