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Old 12-18-2012, 10:08 PM   #31
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The 300 KTM is very low maintainence except for the electric starter. It gets dirty if you use it or not.

The 350 KTM is incredible. I assume you are looking at the 350 EXC/XCW. Nice power, perfect trans ratios, turns great. KTM copied a lot from the 300's for this bike. A little rev'y for me, so I got the 500.
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Old 12-18-2012, 10:11 PM   #32
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"4 stroke maintenance...bike screams. Good luck."
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The way I read it is the bike screams for maintenance compared to a 2 stroke.
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Old 12-19-2012, 07:48 AM   #33
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"4 stroke maintenance...bike screams. Good luck."
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The way I read it is the bike screams for maintenance compared to a 2 stroke.
Yeah, I didn't understand it either Just figured he was caught up in the 350 moment.
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Old 12-21-2012, 07:22 PM   #34
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I picked the gas gas, almost got the huzanberg. Hopefully I'll get some riding in this weekend. First two stroke since I was 17 years old this should be pretty fun.
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Old 12-21-2012, 09:13 PM   #35
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My observations GG vs KTM:
(2011 and 2012 GG vs 2011 KTM)

The GG is very flickable, like a 125.
The GG will change a line in an instance.
It feels lighter.
It feels quicker.

The 2011 GG felt better to me.

The KTM is rock steady.
It "plows" through stuff.
It won't get thrown off track.
It feels faster.

Both are excellent bikes, you made a good choice.

What year did you get and what model?
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Old 12-21-2012, 09:49 PM   #36
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My observations GG vs KTM:
(2011 and 2012 GG vs 2011 KTM)

The GG is very flickable, like a 125.
The GG will change a line in an instance.
It feels lighter.
It feels quicker.

The 2011 GG felt better to me.

The KTM is rock steady.
It "plows" through stuff.
It won't get thrown off track.
It feels faster.

Both are excellent bikes, you made a good choice.

What year did you get and what model?
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Old 12-21-2012, 11:17 PM   #37
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2012 ec 300
That's a Rekluse and a LHRB away from being the perfect bike.
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Old 12-22-2012, 01:31 AM   #38
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Sorry, I can't resist. It is also about 3 weeks from being unridden and sold! Hope someone out there is looking for a deal!

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Old 12-22-2012, 10:35 AM   #39
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A Rekluse turns any bike into a chick bike, even a GasGas.
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Old 12-22-2012, 02:54 PM   #40
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I already put a deposit down!
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Old 12-22-2012, 04:14 PM   #41
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Sorry, I can't resist. It is also about 3 weeks from being unridden and sold! Hope someone out there is looking for a deal!

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No way dude I am keeping it forever.
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Old 12-22-2012, 10:30 PM   #42
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No way dude I am keeping it forever.
Why is this sooooo easy? "Forever" in Vehicular ADD terms is what, 2 maybe 3 weeks? I think Alex will have a new bike before January is over
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Old 12-23-2012, 11:31 AM   #43
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A Rekluse turns any bike into a chick bike, even a GasGas.
I just clicked the ADV Rider like button (which doesn`t exist).
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:04 PM   #44
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Thank doG my new to me EC 200 has a DynaRing.

Hey Mark! Do you still have the kick stand?
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Old 12-25-2012, 02:41 PM   #45
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Why is this sooooo easy? "Forever" in Vehicular ADD terms is what, 2 maybe 3 weeks? I think Alex will have a new bike before January is over
I road it all day yesterday. It might last 6 weeks.
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