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Old 05-14-2018, 04:51 PM   #1
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Hello!
New guy here, Navy Vet that has ridden since the early 70's

currently on a '10 Dyna Wideglide, but looking for another dual sport style bike to add to the stable.

i've been looking at the Honda Africa Twin (Big Honda XR fan) and the BMW R1200GS, something along those lines and I thought i'd poke around and read up on these bikes.

I will get a used one so if any years of these I should stay away from please post up

Thanks for having me.
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Old 05-14-2018, 09:02 PM   #2
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Welcome from one Kerrvert to another.


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Old 05-14-2018, 09:08 PM   #3
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Re: Hello from Kerr County Texas

Have to admit, Kerrville is a nice town

Stick around here a while and something will probably pop up for sale on this site.

Someone was talking about selling their a.t.(I think) because they just weren't into riding any more. Anybody, anybody...

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Old 05-15-2018, 06:55 AM   #4
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& enjoy!
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Old 05-15-2018, 07:47 AM   #5
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Vec,
I will be riding over to Liberty Hill on Sunday for the RTE. Let me know if you would like to ride along. Welcome to the hill country.
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Old 05-15-2018, 06:20 PM   #7
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Vec,
I will be riding over to Liberty Hill on Sunday for the RTE. Let me know if you would like to ride along. Welcome to the hill country.

I work every sunday... (got a job in retail since i retired...plus to that is ride 32 miles one way every day to work !)

but i Appreciate the offer !
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Old 05-15-2018, 07:29 PM   #8
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I work every sunday... (got a job in retail since i retired...plus to that is ride 32 miles one way every day to work !)

but i Appreciate the offer !
No problem. Since retiring, I work at not having to work.
Usually available during the week for a ride.
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Old 06-05-2018, 05:36 PM   #9
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dual sport search is over, stumbled onto a pretty nice 2000 DR650 today from a Friend in Bandera and brought it home.
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Old 06-05-2018, 07:54 PM   #10
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Congrats!

Post pix please
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dual sport search is over, stumbled onto a pretty nice 2000 DR650 today from a Friend in Bandera and brought it home.
Woohoo!
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Old 06-05-2018, 11:53 PM   #12
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Welcome!!! Howdy from Austin


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Congrats!

Post pix please

ever since photobucket went commie i havent been able to post pics..
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Old 06-09-2018, 12:22 PM   #14
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Hello from Kerr County Texas

still trying to get the DR650 pics on PB...
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Old 06-09-2018, 01:04 PM   #15
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Heres the DR650

think im gonna have to remove and grease the starter bushing... it sounds like a chicken squawk

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Old 06-14-2018, 09:05 PM   #16
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starter fix done, quite as a church mouse now!
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Old 06-14-2018, 10:54 PM   #17
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Welcome and that's a good looking old DR. Come out Saturday to Sander's Dual Sport Breakfast and Ride, http://www.twtex.com/forums/showthread.php?t=117439
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