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Old 07-17-2013, 07:36 AM   #3811
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I might buy the weight and HP, but $6000????
If the suspenders are good enough, I'd pay that.
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Old 07-17-2013, 07:53 AM   #3812
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If the suspenders are good enough, I'd pay that.
Well hell yeah!

Comparing it to what I would guess would be the closest current competition in the US, the Kawasaki 300R, I'd say that it'd be a steal if available at that price point! I'd sure like to read a comparison between those two. From what I've read, the 300R is a very nice little bike, but built down to a price. If KTM stays with their usual plan I'd think that the 390 would be built to a higher spec, component wise.

300 pounds and 43 HP, with decent suspension and brakes, would make for a FUN little bike, that's for sure!
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Old 07-17-2013, 08:04 AM   #3813
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BMW F800R! rode one yesterday from my local BMW dealer and maaaan do I want one right now! Just have to figure out the details and then it will be all mine
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Old 07-17-2013, 08:12 AM   #3814
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Beat me to it. Great minds must think alike, eh?
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Old 07-17-2013, 09:50 AM   #3815
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Beat me to it. Great minds must think alike, eh?
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:24 AM   #3816
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Something cheap I can tour two up on. No more bike payments for me.
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:49 AM   #3817
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Something cheap I can tour two up on. No more bike payments for me.
Look for a used Gen I FJR.
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Old 07-17-2013, 11:20 AM   #3818
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Look for a used Gen I FJR.
Cheaper.
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Old 07-17-2013, 11:41 AM   #3819
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Old 07-17-2013, 11:41 AM   #3820
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Cheaper.
Any 250cc+ scooter?
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Old 07-17-2013, 11:57 AM   #3821
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Cheaper.
Good used first-gen Concours will run you between $1500 and $3k, depending on year, condition, farkles, etc.

I bought my 2000 in 2009 with 24k on the clock, paid $2350 for it, rode it for 4 years and 54k miles, and sold it for $2200.
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Old 07-17-2013, 12:32 PM   #3822
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Old 07-17-2013, 12:42 PM   #3823
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Old 07-18-2013, 02:01 AM   #3824
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