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Old 09-15-2013, 07:35 AM   #181
bjm19feb
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Location: Dayton, Ohio
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I'm 20, just traded my 07 KLR in on a F700GS! Been riding the KLR since I was 16 and dirt bikes since 9.
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Old 09-15-2013, 07:43 PM   #182
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Location: been there
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too old?

I'm 66 and just bought a new F700GS. Sold my dear friend a 2002 1150GS. Learned to ride in 1959. Still have the bike a 1954 R51/3
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Old 10-16-2013, 02:17 AM   #183
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Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
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23 years old on a 09 F800GS. Got my licence on it and been riding it for 4 years now.
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Old 10-16-2013, 02:51 AM   #184
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Location: Belgium
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31, been dreaming of a F800gs for almost 3 years, finally bought a second hand almost full option 2011 with 8000 miles on the counter. Got my license 2 weeks ago. Was into quad adventure riding (Suzuki ltz 450) for 10 years, but always wanted something that we could ride comfortably 2 up.
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Old 10-16-2013, 05:27 AM   #185
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27, Just got an 09' 800GS. Been riding bikes for about 5 years now.
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Old 10-19-2013, 06:17 PM   #186
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48 - Just bought a 2014 F800 GSA after selling my '99 GS.
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Old 10-19-2013, 06:42 PM   #187
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Location: Upper Pungo, Va
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Youth is wasted on the young

I am 59, six decades next spring. Been riding an R1150R for the last 3 years, a long line of Airheads before that and the usual cadre of Japanese bikes as a beginner starting 35 years ago. Just took a month long run from Virginia Beach, Va to Lake Elsinore, Ca with zero mechanical problems. The machine held up better than the rider.

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Old 10-19-2013, 08:16 PM   #188
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Old 10-19-2013, 09:00 PM   #189
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Laugh Youth?

70. Had my F700GS for a year. Great bike. Still ride my R1200C a lot though. Retirement is for riding!
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Old 10-21-2013, 09:24 PM   #190
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I got my R1200GS when I was 30 and I'm about to turn 32. Never met anyone younger than me with anything other than a crotch rocket, harley sportster, or a dirt bike, let alone a BMW. I can't get anyone to commit!
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Old 10-22-2013, 06:23 AM   #191
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Joined: May 2005
Location: Mike's Sky Rancho
Oddometer: 5,317
In motorcyclist years (crashes, surgeries, No SO to help take care of me, not taking care of myself, blowing off physical therapy, not going to the doctor in general, too much sun, wind and road noise, wild swings of emotion (I got a new bike- I threw my favorite bike in a ditch))

I am 1 million years old.

I started doing the "Adventure" thing in 1990 on an 88 KLR650. Back then I was the guy that was riding the big, weird, dirtbike looking thing. Now I'm just another douchebag on a BMW Adventure at Starbucks.
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Old 10-22-2013, 09:16 AM   #192
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Location: Rolling Hills,WY
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I'm 34 years old with a bit of body damage and pretty high miles. I think I'd probably be considered a salvage title after the stuff I've been through
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Old 10-22-2013, 03:19 PM   #193
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Ahhhh to be Aged.....

49 and started riding at 48.....with 67000km under my belt so far. Man it's GOOD to be ALIVE!!!!!!!!!
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