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Re: Does anyone here ride motorcycles?!?

Postby SG89 » Sat Apr 09, 2022 10:49 am

Thanks, guys!
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Re: Does anyone here ride motorcycles?!?

Postby Sharp Guy » Sat Apr 09, 2022 11:12 am

SG89 wrote:
Sat Apr 09, 2022 10:39 am
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That'll be a blast!!!
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Re: Does anyone here ride motorcycles?!?

Postby SG89 » Sat Apr 09, 2022 7:42 pm

I had a great time today! Glad to get away from the BS and just ride 😎Image
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Re: Does anyone here ride motorcycles?!?

Postby MacLaren » Sat Apr 09, 2022 9:59 pm

I would LOVE to get back into riding. I would want something like SG89 has. Heckuva good stress releiver
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Re: Does anyone here ride motorcycles?!?

Postby Manixguy@1994 » Sat Apr 09, 2022 11:22 pm

SG89 wrote:
Sat Apr 09, 2022 7:42 pm
I had a great time today! Glad to get away from the BS and just ride 😎Image
Hurray ! That is what it’s all about ! Dan
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Re: Does anyone here ride motorcycles?!?

Postby Bloke » Sat Apr 09, 2022 11:28 pm

SG89 wrote:
Sat Apr 09, 2022 7:42 pm
I had a great time today! Glad to get away from the BS and just ride 😎Image
That’s awesome SpyderGirl!

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Re: Does anyone here ride motorcycles?!?

Postby Manixguy@1994 » Sun Apr 10, 2022 7:59 am

SG89 wrote:
Sat Apr 09, 2022 7:42 pm
I had a great time today! Glad to get away from the BS and just ride 😎Image
ImageIfyou have time check this song out , I think you may be like it !
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Postby Mad Mac » Sun Apr 10, 2022 9:43 am

1990: Endura SE, Delica PE, Mariner, Police. 2014: ClipiTool Bottle Opener. 2015: Kitchen Knife PE, Tenacious CE, Stretch PE, Moran Drop Point, Kiwi, two Byrd Cara Caras, Schempp Bowie, Native 5 Forum Knife, Sharpmaker, Police SE, Small SpyderPac, Ultra-Fine Stones, Tenacious SE, 4" Paring Knife, 2" Paring Knife, Starmate. 2016: The Spyderco Story, The Tactical Folding Knife, USN Ladybug H-1 Hawkbill SE, Black BaliYo, Yellow H-1 Salt Dragonfly 2 SE, Ulize, Pink Native 5 PE, Renegade C23PS and C23P, Gayle Bradley 2, Double Bevel, Gayle Bradley Air, Cricket Blue Nishjin, Centofante Memory, K2, two Large Lum Pink G10, Rubicon. 2017: Battlestation, Orange Positron, Gray Baliyo, Native 5 CE, Tenacious CE. 2018: EuroEdge, ClipiTool Standard. 2019 Calendar Contest Rhino CF PLN. 2022: Byrd Robin 2 P Wharncliffe, Byrd Cara Cara 2 Rescue Orange.
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Re: Does anyone here ride motorcycles?!?

Postby Mad Mac » Sun Apr 10, 2022 9:49 am

For those who consider that to be sacrilege
here is the link to the Steppenwolf version with Easy Rider video.
https://youtu.be/egMWlD3fLJ8
The unofficial anthem for every rider with blood in their veins.
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Re: Does anyone here ride motorcycles?!?

Postby Manixguy@1994 » Sun Apr 10, 2022 9:58 am

Mad Mac wrote:
Sun Apr 10, 2022 9:49 am
For those who consider that to be sacrilege
here is the link to the Steppenwolf version with Easy Rider video.
https://youtu.be/egMWlD3fLJ8
The unofficial anthem for every rider with blood in their veins.
Specially our Houston V-Max club.
Thank for helping ! I actually saw Steppenwolf play at a ABATE state function. It was a dream come true . MG2
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Re: Does anyone here ride motorcycles?!?

Postby michaelyogi » Sun Apr 10, 2022 11:09 pm

The last bike. Husqvarna FE250
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The present bike. KTM300 XC-Wi
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Postby Manixguy@1994 » Mon Apr 11, 2022 10:07 am

michaelyogi wrote:
Sun Apr 10, 2022 11:09 pm
The last bike. Husqvarna FE250IMG_1845(1).JPG
The present bike. KTM300 XC-WiIMG_0225.jpg
Both look like a lot of fun . Perfect size and weight for a long day ! Have a good time . MG2
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Re: Does anyone here ride motorcycles?!?

Postby bjz » Mon Apr 11, 2022 10:21 am

SG89 wrote:
Sat Apr 09, 2022 7:42 pm
I had a great time today! Glad to get away from the BS and just ride 😎Image
SG89, I’d love to know what you think of the “new” 300, esp if you can compare it to the 250l’s or something like an xt250? I currently have an older (2015) Honda cb500x that for me is a fantastic mix for twisty mtn roads, fire roads/double track, commuting etc BUT I am lucky enough to have probably 1000’s of miles of ohv trail, backcountry routes and dirt/gravel from the garage…something like the 300l rally could be the perfect bike for me.

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Re: Does anyone here ride motorcycles?!?

Postby SG89 » Mon Apr 11, 2022 11:05 am

bjz wrote:
Mon Apr 11, 2022 10:21 am
SG89 wrote:
Sat Apr 09, 2022 7:42 pm
I had a great time today! Glad to get away from the BS and just ride 😎Image
SG89, I’d love to know what you think of the “new” 300, esp if you can compare it to the 250l’s or something like an xt250? I currently have an older (2015) Honda cb500x that for me is a fantastic mix for twisty mtn roads, fire roads/double track, commuting etc BUT I am lucky enough to have probably 1000’s of miles of ohv trail, backcountry routes and dirt/gravel from the garage…something like the 300l rally could be the perfect bike for me.
Sorry can’t compare it to anything as this is my first dual sport/dirtbike. I believe the rally may have a larger fuel tank than the 300L not sure. This bike has a soft suspension tho. I like it just fine so far.
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Re: Does anyone here ride motorcycles?!?

Postby bjz » Mon Apr 11, 2022 11:13 am

SG89 wrote:
Mon Apr 11, 2022 11:05 am
bjz wrote:
Mon Apr 11, 2022 10:21 am
SG89 wrote:
Sat Apr 09, 2022 7:42 pm
I had a great time today! Glad to get away from the BS and just ride 😎Image
SG89, I’d love to know what you think of the “new” 300, esp if you can compare it to the 250l’s or something like an xt250? I currently have an older (2015) Honda cb500x that for me is a fantastic mix for twisty mtn roads, fire roads/double track, commuting etc BUT I am lucky enough to have probably 1000’s of miles of ohv trail, backcountry routes and dirt/gravel from the garage…something like the 300l rally could be the perfect bike for me.
Sorry can’t compare it to anything as this is my first dual sport/dirtbike. I believe the rally may have a larger fuel tank than the 300L not sure. This bike has a soft suspension tho. I like it just fine so far.
Thanks. It’s been a while since I shopped for a bike, but I believe you are correct about the rally having a slightly larger tank. It’s all tradeoffs…the windscreen and fairings make a big difference on the long stretches of pavement connecting the fun stuff, but that extra weight adds up.

As for suspension, I’m pretty short/light weighing in around 165-170 when strong, and I’m not Exactly a “braaap braaaap pinned” kind of rider so even the stock suspension on most entry level Bikes is sufficient for me

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Re: Does anyone here ride motorcycles?!?

Postby SG89 » Mon Apr 11, 2022 11:14 am

The display on these bikes are really cool IMO
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Re: Does anyone here ride motorcycles?!?

Postby Mad Mac » Mon Apr 11, 2022 11:39 am

Precision sized riders interested in a dual-sport
for play in the dirt and to get around in town
who do not plan long, fast highway trips
may want to consider the Yamaha TW200.

Mine was a hoot and probably more smiles to the mile
than the other more expensive and powerful sleds I owned.

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Re: Does anyone here ride motorcycles?!?

Postby bjz » Mon Apr 11, 2022 12:14 pm

Mad Mac wrote:
Mon Apr 11, 2022 11:39 am
Precision sized riders interested in a dual-sport
for play in the dirt and to get around in town
who do not plan long, fast highway trips
may want to consider the Yamaha TW200.

Mine was a hoot and probably more smiles to the mile
than the other more expensive and powerful sleds I owned.

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It’s mind blowing how hard these are to find in my area, new or used, and how $$$

This bike is definitely on the list though. It’s funny, I would definitely see the underside of a lot of noses riding a tw around here, it’s the land of ktm/husky for sure! I’m actually starting to see a lot of the ktm electric rigs on the backs of pickups and Subarus!

The xt250 is high on my list as well…the added benefit of rear disk brake and efi (not to mention tire availability) might outweigh the radness of the TW wheels

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Re: Does anyone here ride motorcycles?!?

Postby Mad Mac » Mon Apr 11, 2022 12:44 pm

When I had my TW200 I was also a Moto Guzzi enthusiast
and posted this on the TW200 forum, the Moto Guzzi forum
and here on the Two Wheeled Texans forum, if you have a minute.
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Re: Does anyone here ride motorcycles?!?

Postby bjz » Mon Apr 11, 2022 1:16 pm

^thats pretty funny!


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