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Old 01-18-10, 05:42 PM   #1
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Which Bike to Buy?

OK, this is a toughy. Both of these are still available at my LBS; I'm so torn. Do I go with the "King Kenny" laser-stripe vibe, with all the storied Jones Bros./Hurricane Hannah history or do I go with the one that evokes the desert sled of my dreams with echos of Inter-Ams past still ringing in my ears and the chance to be Malcolm Smith for a day every now and then?

It's definitely going to be my cross country whip when I add it to my stable.





(. . . And, no, I don't want a rigid, steel, singlespeed 29er)
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the second one.
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The choice is easy - number 1.
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I'm conflicted. You didn't help.

Of course what I REALLY wanted was the Pursang; but I let that opportunity slip by a couple years ago . . . .
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Just get a pit bike.



^ This was the object of my affection but I ended up settling for an XR80R instead
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Kenny Roberts. And you know why I said that.
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Just get a pit bike.
YZ or an RM 80 would be a fun litle pit bike indeed. Guess I should at least finish re-ringing the Mini-Trail and get it running again. Hmmmmmm . . . . .

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Oh yes I do.

BTW, I just recently re-watched the footage (out on YouTube) of King Kenny on the TZ750 on the mile track at Indy - - absolutely mind-boggling ("They don't pay me enough to ride that thing."). They brought him and the restored TZ back to Indy last year for a 'reunion' ride (also out on YouTube).

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Getting that TR450 anytime soon?
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great video, I missed that one
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