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Old 08-25-2012, 02:29 PM   #1936
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I know. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but fuck! That is one ugly bike!!
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Yeah, but you can't see that when you're riding it, and it does ride and handle very nicely. My wife, however tells me she can still see the ugly from the back seat - damn!

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Old 08-25-2012, 03:31 PM   #1937
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after 18 years of riding, I finally want one...

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Old 08-25-2012, 03:37 PM   #1938
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#WANT so bad


Me want.
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Old 08-25-2012, 07:31 PM   #1939
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Congrats on your new KTM!
Dodged a bullet. They didn't have one.
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Old 08-25-2012, 10:25 PM   #1940
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I rode a 2008 Road King Police bike today. Old co-worker picked one up and buddy lemme tell ya i am impressed! Ive been looking at them online all day.
cop bikes, he-double-ell yeah!!

http://motorcycles.yakaz.com/#cc=US&...0police%20flhp

http://retiredpolicebikes.com/index....cat&Itemid=177
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Old 08-26-2012, 12:19 AM   #1941
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Uggghhh, this thread is definitely for me...

Bought a Husqvarna SMS 630 a couple months ago, thought it would be a fun light, canyon carving version of my Multistrada 1200.
Nope...well it is light

Looks like I need to look at some new toys.
Hypermotard 796
Monster Evo 1100
Streetfighter 848
Tuono v4r (awful fuel range!!)
Street Triple
Speed Triple
???

Anyone else looking at similar styles??
Which one has peaked your interest??
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Old 08-26-2012, 07:51 AM   #1942
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Yeah, but you can't see that when you're riding it, and it does ride and handle very nicely. My wife, however tells me she can still see the ugly from the back seat - damn!

jdg
Are you sure she's talking about the bike?
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Old 08-26-2012, 08:47 AM   #1943
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What was wrong with the Husky?

I have a multi 1200 and was thinking the same thing. I have a wr250x that I pretty much converted to dirt duty (basically trashed) and was thinking a bigger supermoto ala the husky sms630 or a ktm 690 would be just the ticket.
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Old 08-26-2012, 09:14 AM   #1944
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That is the Passo Dello Stelvio in Northern Italy - I can think of better suited bikes to take there, though...

EDIT: fixed the nasty spelling - that's what I get for typing on my iPhone. :)


i really think that is NOT the stelvio pass..... for sure!

just for you to know... but i would love to know where that is!
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Old 08-26-2012, 01:20 PM   #1945
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What was wrong with the Husky?

I have a multi 1200 and was thinking the same thing. I have a wr250x that I pretty much converted to dirt duty (basically trashed) and was thinking a bigger supermoto ala the husky sms630 or a ktm 690 would be just the ticket.
The Husky is light and flickable, but I have been spoiled by torque. I feel like I am strangling the Husky even with some of the mods I have done. I've never ridden a 690 (Duke or SMC) so that may be a more powerful single to consider. I'm definitely now leaning towards a v-twin or triple for some character and more power.
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Old 08-26-2012, 04:59 PM   #1946
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I just ran across a used 2011 Triumph Tiger 800XC, 1200 miles, $8999, at a shop about an hour away. So tempted.
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Old 08-26-2012, 05:01 PM   #1947
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Do it !!!
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Old 08-26-2012, 05:17 PM   #1948
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Do it !!!
You're not helping my willpower!
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Old 08-27-2012, 07:44 AM   #1949
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You're not helping my willpower!
In doing a lot of rotations for my Physical Therapy program, I spend time with people in geriatric care. Never seen a guy in a home yet who wishes he'd bought less motorcycles and ridden less.
He, or she, might be out there. But, if they are I bet they also argue that beer is the devil's drink and that women should cover their ankles.

Do eeeeeet!
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Old 08-27-2012, 10:37 AM   #1950
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In doing a lot of rotations for my Physical Therapy program, I spend time with people in geriatric care. Never seen a guy in a home yet who wishes he'd bought less motorcycles and ridden less.
He, or she, might be out there. But, if they are I bet they also argue that beer is the devil's drink and that women should cover their ankles.

Do eeeeeet!
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