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Old 05-04-2012, 07:55 AM   #16
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2008 WeeStrom, absolutely YES. Great bike, always puts a smile on, however my 2002 DRZ400s no I would not buy it again. Only one reason, the gearbox is too tighly spaced. So not a low enough first gear, and not a high enough 5th gear, and no 6th gear. If they fixed that, then I would buy it again.
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Old 05-04-2012, 07:55 AM   #17
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Tiger 800XC and yes, without a moment's hesitation.
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Old 05-04-2012, 08:00 AM   #18
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Tiger 800 Roadie. Absolutely would buy another.

Although I might get another KLR also!

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Old 05-04-2012, 08:01 AM   #19
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05 V-strom 1000 and an 03 klr 650.Yes I have had two klr's and this is my first V-strom.I really like my strom, though I'm thinking of selling those to upgrade to a ktm 990 adv.So I can reduce my insurance and maintenance costs...?
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Old 05-04-2012, 10:13 AM   #20
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Moto Guzzi Stelvio




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Old 05-04-2012, 10:22 AM   #21
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Old 05-04-2012, 12:02 PM   #22
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Interesting replies. Funny that I had just started thinking that maybe I was dismissing the Super Tenere too quickly in my search for a new bike, and so many replies to this thread are from S10 guys who love their bikes. I'm goin to have to look at it again.

The only bikes I wouldn't buy again are the Kawi KZ440 I rode in high school and the '04 Harley Softail I traded away a few years ago. The Harley just had terrible suspension. I would love to have my '05 Triumph Thruxton back.
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Old 05-04-2012, 12:13 PM   #23
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2011 Versys and yes I would buy it again for my normal use it is pretty much spot on.

Of course now I'm looking for a nice little 250 dual sport to expand my riding areas and skills without breaking my wallet
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Old 05-04-2012, 12:19 PM   #24
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Honda XL125V Varadero withou a doubt, but with a KLE500 if i were not restricted to max 35kW i would have to think twice before buying it again. Dont get me wrong, its a great bike, but just not my dream bike :)
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Old 05-04-2012, 02:47 PM   #25
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2009 V-Strom 650 - definitely

2006 BMW K1200GT - probably not. great bike but I've graduated to adventure touring bikes
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Old 05-04-2012, 03:27 PM   #26
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Another S10, yep, without hesitation.

After Wee Strom (good but not quite), GSA (neat but not cheap), XRL (If you can have only one, this ain't it) and a host of others, I finally found the one for me.
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Old 05-04-2012, 03:48 PM   #27
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2007 Suzuki V Strom 650, great, cruising bike. A lot of fun. I would def buy again, looking to add Street Triple though. Everyone really raves about this bike and a lot of my riding is local South Florida...might be worth a look.
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Old 05-04-2012, 04:05 PM   #28
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Jeesh, lots of repetition going on around here... Another S10 here, and another absolutely yes! Every ride I push it harder, and every ride I come back more impressed.

The other one: WR250R: I never knew you could have this much fun on 2 wheels, resounding yes!
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Old 05-04-2012, 04:24 PM   #29
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It's a dumb question for me. I buy everything again.

2 Honda Super Hawks
2 Suzuki Bandits
2 Suzuki SV 650s
2 KLRs
2 Yamaha FJRs
3 Honda Reflexs'
2 Honda 230s
3 Sherco 290s
Can't even count how many Hodakas
Right now I would by another S10 in a heartbeat.
I'm even on my 6th Jeep Grand Cherokee.

I need to get out more.
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Old 05-04-2012, 04:28 PM   #30
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Dr650 as first bike and no I'd not have bought it had I known how uncomfortable it is at speed
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