Had five, traded two, bought two, still have five!

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  1. John Backlund

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    must not look, must forget pretty motorcycle.
     
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  3. Paul in Colorado

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    And they are?

    Need more information. You've had some cool bikes, John. I'd be happy with most any of the ones you've owned in the last few years.
     
  4. John Backlund

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    Left to right...

    2018 Honda Goldwing (Trixie bought it a week ago)
    2017 Moto-Guzzi V7III Special
    2019 Kawasaki Z650
    2017 Triumph Thruxton R

    And in front, a 2015 Harley XL1200C Sportster that I traded my 2013 Suzuki 650 Burgman scooter in on two days ago.
     
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    This one a them math word problems?
     
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    I am forbidden to own a motorcycle.
    At 51 I still ride wheelies around the farm on the 4-wheeler any time my wife can see me.
    I guess that's enough.
     
  7. thunderbyrd

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    everytime I see a sportster, I have a pang. if I really got after it, I could own one in a couple of days or so. but it was 1983 since I've ridden a motorcycle. i'm too sloopy and people drive crazier now. must resist.
     
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    Nice group of scooters.

    Only have 2 now but been looking for a 3rd.

    You ever considered a dual sport? Really surprised how much I like my 2000 klr650. Of course you would need to live reasonably close to some unpaved roads. My other is a road king. The touring frame harleys are hard to beat.

    Have been wanting to find an older kz650, my first big street bike. More for nostalgia. They are slow with bad brakes compared to today, but still, I had one in my late teens early 20s. What better reason for another scooter?
     
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    “D#MN you all to h€ll, Backlund!”

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    Can’t fault your math.
     
  11. John Backlund

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    I've owned two KLR 650's, a '93, and a 2011, both bought new. I've also had a Yamaha XT550 back in the 80's.

    I also bought a BMW R100PD 'Paris Dakar' in 1993. Shoulda kept that one!

    I'm just not interested in the modern 'adventure tourers', don't really know why, but they just don't hold much appeal to me.
     
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    You too? I keep telling myself it's probably for the best, but sometimes.............yeah, it's probably for the best.
     
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    Good trade
     
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    Whats your take on the triumph? I'm eyeing the same one! but i'm still unsure on the quality!
     
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