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Old 04-28-2019, 05:36 PM   #1
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How many motorcyclists here?

What bikes do you own and whatís your favorite type of riding? Iíve got a 2000 Goldwing and 2019 KLX250. Love dual sporting and riding the Goldwing through New England.
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Old 04-28-2019, 05:55 PM   #2
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I had several street bikes, and dirt bikes over the years, but stay off road now with my 2004 Kawasaki KLR250...mostly woods, fields, and trails.
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Old 04-28-2019, 06:18 PM   #3
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BMW R1200RT, Triumph Bonneville, Suzuki Burgman 650 and a Yamaha TW200.

Selling the Suzuki and the Yamaha.
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Old 04-28-2019, 06:47 PM   #4
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Kawasaki KLR650 - like riding forest roads and trails.
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Old 04-28-2019, 06:51 PM   #5
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sorry, sold my Wee Strom a couple years ago
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sorry, sold my Wee Strom a couple years ago
Same here - sold my CB750K last year.
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Old 04-28-2019, 07:03 PM   #7
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Harley ultra classic low and a custom rattle canned hard tail bobber made from a Suzuki 650 one cylinder thumper. Fun to ride for the first 30 miles but after that forget it.
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Old 04-28-2019, 07:06 PM   #8
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I had a GS1100 Suzuki--hot rod. The wife shamed me into selling it after our daughter was born later in life.

I switched over to ATV's and hot rod Sea Doos at that time.
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Old 04-28-2019, 08:04 PM   #9
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My DH and I each have a 1992 Honda Shadow 1100. We ride around Northern California where we live. Our longest trip was when we won a vacation at Disney World in Florida, so we decided to ship the bikes back to Florida and ride home. We rode north from Florida up the east coast and into Canada, then back into the USA in Michegan, then across the top of the US to Washington, then down the west coast to home. It was a wonderful ride together!
Three years ago, I added a Vespa 250 scooter to my herd - it is an automatic, and so much fun to ride!
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Old 04-28-2019, 10:00 PM   #12
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Rode some (650 Yamaha) in the distant past.
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As long as we're talking about what we *used to* ride.....

Last bikes were BMW R100 GSPD and Honda Hawk GT, sold before moving to the south end of the flat and boring Florida peninsula. Before them was a /7 BMW R100RT.

Haven't twisted a throttle in over 20 years, but still miss it. Might go back to 2 wheels when the youngest is out of HS, but by then I'll be comfortably in my 60's. Somehow I think bombing down a mountain road at 80+ MPH won't have the same appeal as it did in my 30's
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Old 04-29-2019, 03:29 AM   #14
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Same here - sold my CB750K last year.
Nice; I owned a 82 CB750F supersport many years ago. Man do I miss that bike!
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Old 04-29-2019, 03:31 AM   #15
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My DH and I each have a 1992 Honda Shadow 1100. We ride around Northern California where we live. Our longest trip was when we won a vacation at Disney World in Florida, so we decided to ship the bikes back to Florida and ride home. We rode north from Florida up the east coast and into Canada, then back into the USA in Michegan, then across the top of the US to Washington, then down the west coast to home. It was a wonderful ride together!
Three years ago, I added a Vespa 250 scooter to my herd - it is an automatic, and so much fun to ride!
That sounds like lots of fun; Iíd live to take the Goldwing across country with my wife, once we have time...
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Old 04-29-2019, 03:32 AM   #16
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BMW R1200RT, Triumph Bonneville, Suzuki Burgman 650 and a Yamaha TW200.

Selling the Suzuki and the Yamaha.
One of my riding buddies has a TW200, which I always laughed at until I rode it! What a blast in the woods and mud.
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FZ6R here. Give me some nice winding country roads and I'm a happy rider.
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Quit riding last at the ripe old age of 66, just wasn't having as much fun. Last three bikes, Honda Magna 750, FJR 1300, V-Strom. On perfect riding days I do miss it a bit though but not enough to get back into it.
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Mamas, let your babies grow up to be Kaw-boys

Got the Need For Speed out of my system on 4 wheels. When I dropped to 2 wheels, I became a much more sedate driver.

DW and I ride Kawasaki Vulcans. Lazy, loping two-bangers that complement our gentle riding style.
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Not a real motor cycle but we do have a scoot for pottering around on the Island that we live on. It is big enough (GT150i) to carry us both at ~60mph and we never go above 50. It has ABS Brakes and EFI so is very reliable. We downsized from a larger one as this one is way lighter and a lot easier for us. We did have a 350 but it was not fun at all, too heavy for us. It is way more fun than driving, and as the island is only 15 miles long by 3 miles wide, it makes a great option for popping over to the grocery store, beach, and just general pottering around.
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