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Offline 2StrokeDan

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Re: New adventure bike
« Reply #20 on: November 21, 2019, 11:13:18 am »
Geez guys, pay attention, the guy's asking advice per the thread topic;  new ADVENTURE bike.

A lot of you mention 1200's :xxbah:

Grant the man an adventure.

Buccaneer, get yourself something in the 650 class, and try some actual ADVENTURE riding.

Not the type where a Toyota Corolla cruises past you.
 

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Re: New adventure bike
« Reply #21 on: November 21, 2019, 11:15:24 am »
Geez guys, pay attention, the guy's asking advice per the thread topic;  new ADVENTURE bike.

A lot of you mention 1200's :xxbah:

Grant the man an adventure.

Buccaneer, get yourself something in the 650 class, and try some actual ADVENTURE riding.

Not the type where a Toyota Corolla cruises past you.
Then he must get a Suzuki VStrom 650 as he wants tubeliss rims. :deal:
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Re: New adventure bike
« Reply #22 on: November 21, 2019, 12:21:03 pm »
Geez guys, pay attention, the guy's asking advice per the thread topic;  new ADVENTURE bike.

A lot of you mention 1200's :xxbah:

Grant the man an adventure.

Buccaneer, get yourself something in the 650 class, and try some actual ADVENTURE riding.

Not the type where a Toyota Corolla cruises past you.
Then he must get a Suzuki VStrom 650 as he wants tubeliss rims. :deal:

Great choice Chris and he can take R120k for Adventuring too  :ricky: :thumleft:


Is this your first bike? or have you been riding for a while?

The AT is a great bike and forgiving too, if you are new to off-road riding.
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Re: New adventure bike
« Reply #23 on: November 21, 2019, 02:38:00 pm »
Any single is not pillion friendly and none of them will have tubeless rims. Vstrom is a contender.
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Re: New adventure bike
« Reply #24 on: November 21, 2019, 02:44:16 pm »
Had to do a double take on the forum name. Thought it was a very old post resurrected.

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Re: New adventure bike
« Reply #25 on: November 21, 2019, 03:00:02 pm »
KTM 1X90s a plenty at that price. 
 

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Re: New adventure bike
« Reply #26 on: November 21, 2019, 03:48:38 pm »
Just do the right thing and get a Ktm 990 Adventure. With your budget, you'll get a pristine example and have enough cash left to spend on the awesome rides and adventures that 900 is going to take you on. :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:
 

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Re: New adventure bike
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Re: New adventure bike
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