Baby I’m Back!

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Re: Baby I’m Back!

Post by chipy » Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:19 am

Mine has done 108000 miles now briliant bike !
1980 rs100, 1986 DT50 mx, 1990 fj1200, 1993 xt225 serow, 1997 funduro, 1998 zzr600, 2001 Beta Alp, 2007 G650Xcountry, 2011 xt1200z

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Re: Baby I’m Back!

Post by Scott_rider » Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:36 pm

...N260...an awesome road 8-) .
Yamaha Tracer 900...the KTM 450 EXC-R has gone

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Re: Baby I’m Back!

Post by diggermanbob » Wed Jan 15, 2020 5:37 pm

Steve , Herman has an S10 and he has thrown it around on the dirt a few times , nice bike

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Re: Baby I’m Back!

Post by SteveW » Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:45 pm

diggermanbob wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 5:37 pm
Steve , Herman has an S10 and he has thrown it around on the dirt a few times , nice bike
They are a lump!
I'm not sure I'd enjoy taking it beyond a gravel road!
My limit on anything more gnarly is a GS800.
I did a 350 mile round trip on it today, it's a really good mile muncher, defiantly in the same ballpark as a GS1200.

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Re: Baby I’m Back!

Post by macvisual » Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:11 pm

Hi SteveW,

Are there 2x different versions of the GS800, standard and Adventure models? Similar I'm sure but the Adv would have a larger fuel tank/range I'm guessing?

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Re: Baby I’m Back!

Post by SteveW » Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:27 am

macvisual wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:11 pm
Hi SteveW,

Are there 2x different versions of the GS800, standard and Adventure models? Similar I'm sure but the Adv would have a larger fuel tank/range I'm guessing?

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Yes two versions....I've had both, probably the standard GS800 would be my choice unless you had to have 300 miles between fill-ups.
The S10 is a bit better suited to fast tarmac travel, smoother and more power......but I'd say the GS/GSA800 is a better all-rounder.

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Re: Baby I’m Back!

Post by Asgard » Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:56 pm

Never been a big bike fan, but if anything was to sway me it would be the S10, every yamaha I have had has been a good bike.
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Re: Baby I’m Back!

Post by Mike54 » Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:16 pm

Can we see the Dakar stickers? :lol: ;)

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