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Old 06-28-2014, 09:21 AM   #26371
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Old 06-28-2014, 09:38 AM   #26372
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I think he's going to do a 250 shoot out comparison, he said he was going to make an offer on that Honda.
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Old 06-28-2014, 09:56 AM   #26373
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In my neighborhood, CRF230L, very clean, 2,000 miles.


Can't compare to the little XT 225 I picked up a while back
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Old 06-28-2014, 10:02 AM   #26374
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I didn't sit on it, but the seat was much lower then my DRZ.
Heck even on my valks, I can't reach the ground....
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Old 06-28-2014, 11:45 AM   #26375
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Dibs on the clowns KLR if'n the clownboss puts her foot down on the total number of bikes.... My wife can't remember what I own


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Old 06-28-2014, 01:01 PM   #26376
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The SMIB Thread...you know who you are

Scott got a wr ? I want to ride it I promise to save the front tire ;)


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Old 06-28-2014, 01:34 PM   #26377
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This will not end well.
Like you thought it would..........





I needed to run out and buy a new pool cover so I took the WR out for a spin. First impressions.......... KTM 450 little brother! I would swear that I was sitting on a stock KTM seat Suspension was pretty nice, better that the KLR and the brakes were way more responsive without the tendency to lock up as on the KTM. The bike is very light and nimble, but a little under powered for what I'm use to. However she clips along at 65 without straining.

Standing on the pegs the handle bar were just about right.....maybe about 0.5-1.0 inch riser for a guy over six feet. Under six feet it should be perfect.

I see this being a great geezer bike once the 650 class bikes become too hard to muscle around.

OK got to go...........CB has a few chores for me.
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Old 06-28-2014, 01:49 PM   #26378
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A 2012? Off the showroom floor?

Those little birds demand a pretty dear price (to the first owners).....kinda like custom roasted coffee.
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Old 06-28-2014, 02:11 PM   #26379
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This will not end well.
Does that mean the not so funny clown's life will not end well or he will not have much of a back side left......

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Like you thought it would..........
OK got to go...........CB has a few chores for me.
That's right you better get back to some honey do's.
You would think he would be replacing my oven first. This the same oven that was not working or half working during the SMIB oyster scald last Halloween. He has not master the art of smoothing things over. Oh well, I see a new oven in my very near future.
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Old 06-28-2014, 02:19 PM   #26380
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I see this being a great geezer bike once the 650 class bikes become too hard to muscle around.
geezer bike, WTF, this geezer sold his WR cause it was too damn slow. i'm shopping for a 450 now. y'all must be really old...for your age, but at least ya found a bike that isn't too fast for ya.

it's a fun and capable bike on gravel, but you'll be surprised at how fun it is on twisty pavement. you can throw it into the corners and take the tires right to the chickens, very nimble and light. got to stay on the gas and rev the heck out of it to get places, but the motor doesn't mind.
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Old 06-28-2014, 02:24 PM   #26381
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You would think he would be replacing my oven first. This the same oven that was not working or half working during the SMIB oyster scald last Halloween. He has not master the art of smoothing things over. Oh well, I see a new oven in my very near future.
These are nice. Easy on the elec./gas bill too.

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Old 06-28-2014, 02:26 PM   #26382
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Oh well, I see a new oven in my very near future.
don't stop with the oven, my wife got new appliances while i was on a big moto adventure north of the border...seems there was a mysterious lightening strike that took out only the appliances, nothing else. she had a big smile when i finally got home.
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Old 06-28-2014, 02:37 PM   #26383
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Does that mean the not so funny clown's life will not end well or he will not have much of a back side left......
He already has no ass, so no harm no foul .

You know he's a cheap date. Where else can you get your midlife rocks off for less than 20K?

Jus trying to help a bro out.
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Old 06-28-2014, 03:07 PM   #26384
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These are nice. Easy on the elec./gas bill too.

Amazing T, you must have been reading my mind or planning on building one for your wife too. A summer oven or kitchen would be a nice addition.



That way I could make (or the clown)




Who knows maybe even some pie!
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Old 06-28-2014, 03:12 PM   #26385
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Somebody say PIE?
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