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r80rt

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Re: Hey guys.
« Reply #15 on: January 22, 2013, 12:46:12 AM »
Yeah, it's a two wheeled Jeep  ;D. Way slower than a Royal Enfield, even at 150lbs lighter than a C5 it's all I all I want to hold up.
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Re: Hey guys.
« Reply #16 on: January 22, 2013, 01:35:52 AM »
Lots of nice super motors on the market these days.  Small, light, great in the street with forgiving suspension.

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« Reply #17 on: January 22, 2013, 01:43:33 AM »
I've been thinking about something like that, I really need to stay under 300 lbs but most motards are just to tall.
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Re: Hey guys.
« Reply #18 on: January 22, 2013, 02:24:42 AM »
Pretty easy to lower, new dig bones, cut springs and move the spacer in the fork.

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Re: Hey guys.
« Reply #19 on: January 22, 2013, 02:48:29 PM »
Laugh if you will...

Who would laugh at mean machine like that!?  That thing kicks ass.  XT250, right?

I've been thinking about a light, dual sport as well.  I'm not looking to cross any deserts or spend all day in the whoopties... just some nice, leisurely trail/dirt riding to go some places the street tires won't take me.
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« Reply #20 on: January 22, 2013, 03:02:50 PM »
Hey boggy, it's a TW200, the lighest lowest trail bike I could find. I was actually looking for a Honda trail 90 when I found it. It's great for the stop and smell the roses crowd.
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« Reply #21 on: January 22, 2013, 03:05:34 PM »
I was riding a 2010 yamaha 250 dirt bike over the summer and it was great as a offroad bike...I thought it handled fantastic, great suspension and and had enough power for the basic trail riding that I was doing.  I  thougt they came in a street model but not sure how that would fare. Riding tall in the saddle has its advantages. ;D
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« Reply #22 on: January 22, 2013, 06:58:04 PM »
Dare I speak the Heresey of the TU250X?  Small and light for sure.

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« Reply #23 on: January 22, 2013, 07:07:26 PM »
I was riding a 2010 yamaha 250 dirt bike over the summer and it was great as a offroad bike...I thought it handled fantastic, great suspension and and had enough power for the basic trail riding that I was doing.  I  thougt they came in a street model but not sure how that would fare. Riding tall in the saddle has its advantages. ;D
Sounds like you had a good summer, you can see why this trail bike works for me.
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« Reply #24 on: January 22, 2013, 07:10:16 PM »
Dare I speak the Heresey of the TU250X?  Small and light for sure.

Scott
The TU250 is really on my radar, it's the most interesting thing I've found, But it's not a C5. I think I may just need to forget what I want, and ride what I can. At least I can say I had a Royal Enfield C5 ;D
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« Reply #25 on: January 22, 2013, 07:19:53 PM »
It's a very nice bike.  Not quite as elegant as the C5 and the cylinder really needs to be upright, not slanted forward.  Still, nice bike and if it's lower/lighter/mor comfy, why not?

Looked at the Boulevard S40?  Totally different genre but nice bike and very low CG.

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« Reply #26 on: January 22, 2013, 08:01:11 PM »
I had a S40 a few years ago, it was a ton of fun, but no way can I do the cruiser sitting position. If it didn't have forward controls I'd jump on it.
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« Reply #27 on: January 22, 2013, 09:10:59 PM »
Yeah, the S40 and Rebel both have ridiculously forward controls.  Might be another point for the TU 250, less forward pegs than the RE.

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« Reply #28 on: January 22, 2013, 09:42:24 PM »
You could always restore one  of these ...


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Re: Hey guys.
« Reply #29 on: January 26, 2013, 03:58:32 AM »
Good to hear from you again!  I had a yam for a while,  think they are pretty good.  Def ride what you can/want!