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Old 12-06-2013, 02:08 PM   #18781
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Old 12-06-2013, 02:16 PM   #18782
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Trice's horse threw two shoes riding the Big Bend area in 2012 (or was it 2011?). Hard to pack a farrier along on a ride.
Yeah, I guess those anvils and furnaces are heavy.
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Old 12-06-2013, 02:19 PM   #18783
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Trice's horse threw two shoes riding the Big Bend area in 2012 (or was it 2011?). Hard to pack a farrier along on a ride.
The horse was as ticked as I was that the original hottie guide baled out.
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Old 12-06-2013, 02:39 PM   #18784
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The horse was as ticked as I was that the original hottie guide baled out.
Ha ha ha! Had forgotten all about that little part of the story.

Pretty sure your horse was a gelding, however. Tu eres casado, pero no castrado.
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Old 12-06-2013, 03:17 PM   #18785
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Helge Pedersen's 2013 BMW R1200GS Adventure - How much does it weigh?

See the full weigh-in results on all kinds of adventure bikes here:

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And the winner of the big pig beauty pageant is!
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Old 12-06-2013, 03:26 PM   #18786
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My hog ('11GSA) has hauled me and my GF over Ophir Pass, Cinnamon Pass, and Owl Creek Pass then back to Texas in relative comfort. Pulls like a tractor and keeps its line better than you would expect. If I had to have just one bike, hands down it would be the GSA. Pretty is as pretty does.
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Old 12-06-2013, 03:35 PM   #18787
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+1

Big Kevin loved to tease me about my ugly GSA. I'd remind him that he only had to look at it from the back. And from a fair distance at that.
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Old 12-06-2013, 04:05 PM   #18788
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I want to follow Schizz doin da hooligan thang when he's on one of those WC12's.

That WC12 felt much better than the new F8. But that WC new design rear wheel looks like it came from Arlen Ness or maybe Paul Goldammer.
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Old 12-06-2013, 04:06 PM   #18789
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If I had to have just one bike, hands down it would be the GSA. Pretty is as pretty does.
+1.

I have owned nothing that comes close. It is an amazing machine. And I have a sorry old 07. ;)
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Old 12-06-2013, 04:09 PM   #18790
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+1.

I have owned nothing that comes close. It is an amazing machine.
Seriously, try to get a test ride on the KTM 1190 Adventure. I think you will enjoy it!
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Old 12-06-2013, 04:12 PM   #18791
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Got that happening pretty quick, and I'm excited about it, but....I'm not really a first adopter of anything . Newest latest greatest ? Eh.
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Old 12-06-2013, 04:32 PM   #18792
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Perhaps, but the 2013 I rode had fantastic braking and fit like old Levis. It also magically shed 100lbs as soon as your feet are on the pegs.

But I still babble and get goosebumps when I recall the Duc with the chip and pipe from the same day. Get on one of those and you can toss away the Viagara AND the Deepak Chopra lifestyle guides!. You'll dismount it with no need for one of tbe above and you'll be smiling like a Scientologist Moonie so you won't need the other. If that Duc was an envoy, there would be peace in the middle-east!
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Old 12-06-2013, 05:31 PM   #18793
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I want to follow Schizz doin da hooligan thang when he's on one of those WC12's.

That WC12 felt much better than the new F8. But that WC new design rear wheel looks like it came from Arlen Ness or maybe Paul Goldammer.
I think you mean Roger Goldammer. The single sided swing arm and rear wheel are so weird they could have only been designed by a German.

And no one here ever mentions the Yamaha Super Tenere






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Old 12-06-2013, 06:02 PM   #18794
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That's the guy, Bob. He's a westerner, no?
I was hoping you were going to bring the SuperT. Like Guzzis, we dont see enough of them. Trevor from downunder rode the first one I got a good look at. Damn good value for the money.
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Old 12-06-2013, 06:42 PM   #18795
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Brave souls in Mexico or those headin' down that way: watch out for bandidos that glow in the dark!
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