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Re: Will the REAL XR riders step up --------------
« Reply #20 on: March 17, 2011, 08:36:08 pm »
Blazes ----------- how do you know a guy has a Husky?

----  He tells you! -- interesting, of hoe?

Owning a Husqvarna is like owning a Volvo --- it's for life!

-- just ask the--wes

F--Off this thread is not for you bud --go buy some loctite and fix your KLR ---

I have had over 22 Huskies in my life and never had to --keep them for life --What you smoking  :pot:

I am trying to get some stats here on the XR's

I have had many XR's and the people who bought them are still riding them --
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People DON'T Change --we just get to know them better
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Re: Will the REAL XR riders step up --------------
« Reply #21 on: March 17, 2011, 08:37:55 pm »
Shucks ouens, maybe we are missing out :o

Hey, pass me the husky post-toasties and koolaid :imaposer:

Go fly a kite Ratel  ::) or a plane --just trying to see how many we have on this forum --could be a good indication as to how they have stood the test of time --
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Re: Will the REAL XR riders step up --------------
« Reply #22 on: March 17, 2011, 08:39:32 pm »
Got an '83 xl 600 - needs a little tlc - does it count too? ?

Yes it does  ;)
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Re: Will the REAL XR riders step up --------------
« Reply #24 on: March 18, 2011, 06:36:03 am »
http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=19151.0

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Sorry bud -- that is not a correct refelection --lots of people have not voted and some that have have not listed the XR or the Husky --i know for a fact we have many more Huskies than the number given ---
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Re: Will the REAL XR riders step up --------------
« Reply #25 on: March 18, 2011, 07:06:08 am »
I have one. bought from you.
Wouldnt say i am a real XR rider as i ride a @ aswell. tha xr is a toy for me not a long distance tourer yet as i still need a big tank first. when i want a hit of adrenalin or just want to piss off the cops i get on the xr.
 

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Re: Will the REAL XR riders step up --------------
« Reply #26 on: March 18, 2011, 07:11:53 am »
Have not been riding much the last 8-10 months while training for ironman, which I'm continiously getting kak for from Stroke Her :-).
I use the Xaar for pretty much any riding except the enduro type play/ride which I use the CR250 for. I've probably got one of the higher mileage units but it does not influence the performance or girth of my grin when riding rocks, sand, jeeptrack, single track etc, tar makes the smile a bit smaller. Love the simplicity (spelling) and don't mind the kickstart at all! I will unfortunately be looking at a multi cylinder bike in the near future but cannot justify owning 3 bikes, the Xaar would sadly be passed own to the next "wise man".......
 

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Re: Will the REAL XR riders step up --------------
« Reply #27 on: March 18, 2011, 10:10:50 am »
Read this post and was wondering, How did it go from owning an XR to slagging off husky riders and verce vice, am I missing something
 

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Re: Will the REAL XR riders step up --------------
« Reply #28 on: March 18, 2011, 10:14:10 am »
Read this post and was wondering, How did it go from owning an XR to slagging off husky riders and verce vice, am I missing something

It's complicated....but entertaining :biggrin:
 

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Re: Will the REAL XR riders step up --------------
« Reply #29 on: March 18, 2011, 10:25:23 am »
Oh, ok,       Ive got 2XT 500'S, A XT550 and a XT660 to throw in the mix. (Now sit back and wait for responce).
 

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Re: Will the REAL XR riders step up --------------
« Reply #30 on: March 18, 2011, 10:56:56 am »
XLR250???
it's got the XR250 motor...
 

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Re: Will the REAL XR riders step up --------------
« Reply #31 on: March 18, 2011, 11:01:34 am »
Brakenjan -- mmm because he has the bucks  :peepwall:

Now now........play nice Blazes........   :patch:

Guys, we all know where this thread is heading: all the Zaar guys will put their hands up, only to be followed by a schpiel from Blazes on why a Husky is a better bike. So please spare us the suspense and just gooi the usual Husky drivel Blazes. Or perhaps take a refreshing approach and let us Zaar lovers be? If we all say that we like Huskies, will that make you leave us alone?

Actually not --just trying to see how many are on the forum and not have a XR650R in there Avatar and claim to own them --that's where i am heading --so relax --hehe

Going to try and figure out how many Husky riders are on the Forum as well as i have a lot of pm's from some that are very low profile  ???

How do you know someone owns a XR






They tell you!!  :pot:
 

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Re: Will the REAL XR riders step up --------------
« Reply #32 on: March 18, 2011, 11:01:42 am »
Fulltaps has a nice one with an HRC big bore kit fitted which he sold his 1150 GS to buy.

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Re: Will the REAL XR riders step up --------------
« Reply #33 on: March 18, 2011, 11:05:49 am »
thorn amongst roses  :mwink: XRs and a Husky - from front to back: Fulltaps (if I remember correctly, could be wrong), me, stroke-her (now belongs to LouisXander) and beserker. And rough rider's XT in the background there...
 

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Re: Will the REAL XR riders step up --------------
« Reply #34 on: March 18, 2011, 11:07:02 am »
We are doing a mini Baja this weekend Lutzville to Hondeklipbaai and back and I will let you know which bike comes out on top. I already have a good idea but will keep it to myself for now.  

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Re: Will the REAL XR riders step up --------------
« Reply #35 on: March 18, 2011, 11:08:15 am »
thorn amongst roses  :mwink: XRs and a Husky - from front to back: Fulltaps (if I remember correctly, could be wrong), me, stroke-her (now belongs to LouisXander) and beserker. And rough rider's XT in the background there...

Yes that is Fulltaps' bike. 
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Re: Will the REAL XR riders step up --------------
« Reply #36 on: March 18, 2011, 11:10:44 am »
Fulltaps has a nice one with an HRC big bore kit fitted which he sold his 1150 GS to buy.



Can anybody guess who the, relatively well known person, that is in the background of this photograph?
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Re: Will the REAL XR riders step up --------------
« Reply #37 on: March 18, 2011, 11:17:51 am »
We are doing a mini Baja this weekend Lutzville to Hondeklipbaai and back and I will let you know which bike comes out on top. I already have a good idea but will keep it to myself for now.  

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Husky 610 TE

I'm gonna go out on a limb and say:

XR
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TE
DRZ
XChallenge
640 Adventure

depends on the riders though  :deal:
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Re: Will the REAL XR riders step up --------------
« Reply #38 on: March 18, 2011, 11:34:55 am »
We are doing a mini Baja this weekend Lutzville to Hondeklipbaai and back and I will let you know which bike comes out on top. I already have a good idea but will keep it to myself for now.  

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Husky 610 TE

I'm gonna go out on a limb and say:

XR
690 Rally
TE
DRZ
XChallenge
640 Adventure

depends on the riders though  :deal:

Come on Wes; you can do better than that  :pot:.
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Re: Will the REAL XR riders step up --------------
« Reply #39 on: March 18, 2011, 11:43:18 am »
We are doing a mini Baja this weekend Lutzville to Hondeklipbaai and back and I will let you know which bike comes out on top. I already have a good idea but will keep it to myself for now.  

X-Challange
XR650R
KTM 690 Rally (ex Dakar bike)
KTM 640 Adventure
Suzuki DRZ 400E
Husky 610 TE

I'm gonna go out on a limb and say:

XR
690 Rally
TE
DRZ
XChallenge
640 Adventure

depends on the riders though  :deal:

Come on Wes; you can do better than that  :pot:.

The XR is the king of Baja for a reason - it's straight-off-the-throttle torque is something to behold (at least, on a properly tuned one). There are days I regret not buying one - until I start my bike (with a button), or shift into 6th ;)

The XR will beat the KTM Rallye on torque and weight

The KTM Rallye will only beat the TE because of it's suspension and it's power (if it truly is Rally tuned)

The DRZ 400 is actually a lekker little bike - it's lightning quick and light, it'll beat the XChallenge because it's sprung better (unless the XChallenge has a spring shock on the rear)

The XChallenge doesn't have the fairing of the KTM 640 to content with, BUT the 640 might beat it on suspension

Just my opinion, I could be horribly wrong. Come on, what's YOUR prediction?