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Re: 🇺🇸Michigan🇨🇦Living🇩🇪
« Reply #1040 on: October 06, 2020, 02:07:54 am »



I知 back and better than ever WD痴.  Life has been gurrrrrreat.

I知 back to my roots, a proper dirt-bike owner again.

And not just any dirt bike, one of the greatest and most reliable ever made.

Unlike KTM dirt bikes, this one even comes from the factory with suspension components  :pot:  and a reliable engine!!

Guess what brand it is coot coot coot

 :laughing4: :laughing4: Welcome back.  Must say that I missed the ride report :deal: :thumleft: :thumleft:


Thanks boet, working on the next installment now.   :thumleft:
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Re: 🇺🇸Michigan🇨🇦Living🇩🇪
« Reply #1041 on: October 06, 2020, 08:17:48 am »
Can we hope to have you around for a while this time?  8)
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Re: 🇺🇸Michigan🇨🇦Living🇩🇪
« Reply #1042 on: October 06, 2020, 09:09:55 am »
Can we hope to have you around for a while this time?  8)

I hope so, it's just so difficult for me to survive the mods on this forum, especially one of which that has acted weird, in my opinion, stalking me on Facebook, obtaining my voter identification, and emailed me an address he thought was mine.  To me, that is just over the top strange behavior. 

Pretty much anything goes where I'm from, one is able to express what they feel to get it off their chest.

Not so on this forum.  I'll do my best old man, I've gots to get that redneck collection thread finished one of these days.

Hope you're well.  :thumleft:
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Re: 🇺🇸Michigan🇨🇦Living🇩🇪
« Reply #1043 on: October 06, 2020, 09:31:08 am »
Can we hope to have you around for a while this time?  8)

I hope so, it's just so difficult for me to survive the mods on this forum, especially one of which that has acted weird, in my opinion, stalking me on Facebook, obtaining my voter identification, and emailed me an address he thought was mine.  To me, that is just over the top strange behavior. 

Pretty much anything goes where I'm from, one is able to express what they feel to get it off their chest.

Not so on this forum.  I'll do my best old man, I've gots to get that redneck collection thread finished one of these days.

Hope you're well.  :thumleft:

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Re: 🇺🇸Michigan🇨🇦Living🇩🇪
« Reply #1044 on: October 06, 2020, 11:45:35 am »
So, last month, I was about to pull the trigger on a brand new 2020 KTM 500 XCW.  Only one problem, the selling dealer had allowed the battery to go flat, on a brand new bike :patch:

So, they had to order a replacement battery and KTM had to approve it.  Three days later it still wasn't ready.  To top it all off, the vin number the dealer provided me could not be accepted by my insurance company.  My insurance company claimed the bike did not exist  :patch:

I told the dealer to forget it, KTM ownership for me has been a frustrating one in the past and I was not about to buy another product from them starting out like this.

So, I found a screaming deal on a preowned Dubya Are Fo Fitty with a Baja Designs street legal kit on it, minus the ignition switch, I hate ignition switches, don't want one, don't need one.  The seller and agreed on a price and I couldn't be happier.

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Re: 🇺🇸Michigan🇨🇦Living🇩🇪
« Reply #1045 on: October 06, 2020, 11:54:19 am »
I took her up near Lake City, up in da nortwoods to give her a trial run on some single and two track trails and forest roads.

Some peekchas from my weekend away.


Ate some delicious Mexican at Pancho Villas and drank a big ole margarita to wash it all down.



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Re: 🇺🇸Michigan🇨🇦Living🇩🇪
« Reply #1046 on: October 06, 2020, 11:57:50 am »
Here I is on da Missaukee ORV Trail up in da nortwoods eh!






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Re: 🇺🇸Michigan🇨🇦Living🇩🇪
« Reply #1047 on: October 06, 2020, 11:59:58 am »
I was so happy to be back in da sand in da nortwoods on da propa dirt bike eh!






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Re: 🇺🇸Michigan🇨🇦Living🇩🇪
« Reply #1048 on: October 06, 2020, 12:05:06 pm »
Even if it was a cold an blustery day up in da nortwoods from a cold Canadian norwester dat had blown in!

Da trail cuts tru an area where dey clear cutterd da wood.





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Re: 🇺🇸Michigan🇨🇦Living🇩🇪
« Reply #1049 on: October 06, 2020, 12:07:12 pm »
I only went down once.  I think I gots da video footage of da crash.  I'll look for it.   I gots to get meez some hand guards on da bike.
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Re: 🇺🇸Michigan🇨🇦Living🇩🇪
« Reply #1050 on: October 06, 2020, 12:08:00 pm »
Hey, Dude, welcome back! Nice WR!!! :thumleft:
 
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Re: 🇺🇸Michigan🇨🇦Living🇩🇪
« Reply #1051 on: October 06, 2020, 12:55:29 pm »
Nice bike but err arntcha too old for dat deh WR450 eh?  :pot:
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Re: 🇺🇸Michigan🇨🇦Living🇩🇪
« Reply #1052 on: October 06, 2020, 03:37:02 pm »
Ja nee hel, welkom terug! (Yes no hell, welcome back)

PS: so did you sell the Honda?

PPS: Bloody nice bike, congrats!
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Re: 🇺🇸Michigan🇨🇦Living🇩🇪
« Reply #1053 on: October 06, 2020, 03:38:38 pm »
Nice bike but err arntcha too old for dat deh WR450 eh?  :pot:
It is fast, fun on 2-tracks, too much power for single track, I知 gonna reinstall the baffle to try and tone down the power some. 

Yamaha installed YZ cams in the engine for the 2018 model year, I cannot believe how much power a modern 450 has.

Hell yes I知 too old


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Re: 🇺🇸Michigan🇨🇦Living🇩🇪
« Reply #1054 on: October 06, 2020, 03:39:35 pm »
Ja nee hel, welkom terug! (Yes no hell, welcome back)
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Re: 🇺🇸Michigan🇨🇦Living🇩🇪
« Reply #1055 on: October 06, 2020, 03:40:01 pm »
Hey, Dude, welcome back! Nice WR!!! :thumleft:
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Re: 🇺🇸Michigan🇨🇦Living🇩🇪
« Reply #1056 on: October 06, 2020, 03:45:00 pm »
Ja nee hel, welkom terug! (Yes no hell, welcome back)
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PS: so did you sell the Honda?

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Re: 🇺🇸Michigan🇨🇦Living🇩🇪
« Reply #1057 on: October 06, 2020, 03:50:19 pm »
Ja nee hel, welkom terug! (Yes no hell, welcome back)
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PS: so did you sell the Honda?

PPS: Bloody nice bike, congrats!
I haven稚 tried, I like driving it too much and it keeps the miles off my newer truck, plus it gives me a multi-car discount on auto insurance. 

Thanks, I知 loving the WR, back to my roots, riding trails and sand!
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Re: 🇺🇸Michigan🇨🇦Living🇩🇪
« Reply #1058 on: October 06, 2020, 05:53:49 pm »
Nice bike but err arntcha too old for dat deh WR450 eh?  :pot:
It is fast, fun on 2-tracks, too much power for single track, I知 gonna reinstall the baffle to try and tone down the power some. 

Yamaha installed YZ cams in the engine for the 2018 model year, I cannot believe how much power a modern 450 has.

Hell yes I知 too old


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Awesome bike B.O. and congrats.  Is that the 2018 model??
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Re: 🇺🇸Michigan🇨🇦Living🇩🇪
« Reply #1059 on: October 06, 2020, 05:57:23 pm »
B.O.... SNAP!!! :ricky: :ricky:
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