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Old 03-19-2011, 04:13 PM   #76
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06' TE250 for the trails. 09' TE610 for the longer DS/ADV rides. It's nice to have plated bikes here in SoCal.

09' TE-610, 06' TE-250
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Old 03-19-2011, 06:45 PM   #77
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xr 650 l, dr650, drz 400e

all good bikes that i use regularly.Each one has its own unique purpose.
pissing and moaning won't help ya.Why don't you just get on it and ride the fucking thing.
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Old 03-19-2011, 08:02 PM   #78
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'99 XR 650 L
'98 TE 610

Guess which is the reliable one...

(Hint: it's not the one you think.)

Bought the XR as a daily and the TE as a toy. Weird how life can reverse your expectations, and sadly neither is very good at its new role, so now I find myself trying to consolidate them into a single thumper to do both occasionally.
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Old 03-19-2011, 08:20 PM   #79
on the gas or brakes
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Location: THE exact center of California/Bass lake/Yosemite
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3 is for me

02 yz250f 1800 sons, single track
05 crf 450x 3200 desert fun/racer
03 625 lc4 adventure rally does it all
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Old 03-19-2011, 09:39 PM   #80
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Old 03-20-2011, 02:34 AM   #81
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I have finally decided that I should cut back to just two.

I was thinking I'd keep the 640 and get a late 90's/early 2000 400/450 4 stroke or 200/250 2 stroke road registrable enduro.

I'll still keep the KX for VMX, and the KDX because its still a heap of fun, and the DT because I'd get bugger all for it if I sold it, and the WR because I have plans for it...

And if I keep the KX, KDX, DT and WR it will make the pain of only having two bikes so much easier to bare...

A KDX is way cooler than what ever you ride...
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Old 03-20-2011, 02:49 AM   #82
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Location: N.E.Vic,Australia
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Thumb Two Thumpers

I have a 2000KTM 520EXE for the bush riding around the Victoian Alp area and a 2002 KTM 640 Adventure for the road and Adventure riding .
This is a great combination for me as you will never find one bike to do all the riding that you want to do .
I have had a KTM640E then a KTM 990 then a KTM 690e and now i am back to the two bikes that i have now and love them for what thay are built for .
Perfect Pair!!!!
KTM 520 EXE.
Now the Perfect pair!!!!
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Old 03-20-2011, 03:19 AM   #83
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Only 2 Thumpers

G650Xchallenge and a DR650, I am looking for a third maybe a FE570 for the fun factor

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Old 03-20-2011, 05:41 AM   #84
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3 thumpers work for me, the XR650R for dual sport rides, a KTM300XCW for single track, and an XR400R as a backup bike and for visiting friends. All are tagged. Between them and a sandrail, garage space is at a premium.
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Old 04-01-2011, 02:04 PM   #85
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5 and 1 V4.

Now 6 after picking this one up.

Still have the V4 though.
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Old 04-01-2011, 02:16 PM   #86
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I would love to have a pile of bikes.
I would need to win the lottery, retire, buy a place with a BIG garage/workshop first though.
With working, having limited space, I need to have only one bike, which also allows more riding time and less time working on bikes.
I like working on bikes, but I only have so much time and money, and would rather ride one bike in good shape then work on a bunch trying to keep them running instead of riding.

After I win the lottery, when its not nice riding weather, or I get tired of trips to where its nice riding weather all the time, I would love to restore old vintage bikes.
Old Triumphs, Harleys, old dual sports like the xl250/sl350/etc.
Maybe even build custom bikes, something like an old Triumph Daytona with a smooth engine and a 5 or 6 speed trans.

Any day now.....
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Old 04-01-2011, 02:51 PM   #87
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Location: Alpine-where the twisty roads start
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this thumper with a plate for San Diego Desert and Trail Rides

this thumper with a plate for commuting and SuMo duty

either can be ready to switch up in an hour to fulfill the other role
you're asking HERE?!
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Old 04-01-2011, 03:07 PM   #88
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Location: asheville, nc
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husky 610 sm
ktm 450 exc

wife wasn't too impressed until we got thumper #3. her KLX 250....
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Old 04-01-2011, 03:32 PM   #89
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Location: SC Midlands
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I have two thumpers (DR650 & DR350) and one street bike (Triumph Sprint RS). Love 'em all to pieces and ride 'em all regularly. And I am the wife. In 4 years or so after the prices have come down, I might get a used 800XC to replace the Sprint and DR650. Then again, I might not. I'm pretty happy with my current bikes.
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Old 04-01-2011, 06:12 PM   #90
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DRZ400SM for hooliganism and a KLR650 for commuting/long distance.
I'd rather have a versys or weestrom than the KLR but I like being able to go to home depot and walmart to fix my shit

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