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post #1 of 24 Old 01-24-2013, 08:37 PM Thread Starter
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The horror! The horror!

I have no idea what is happening to me. I quite innocently went on the search for a new bike, nothing crazy, just a bike, you know, good reviews, dependable, affordable. Found a real nice bike, being sold by a real nice guy, a K7 wee with 7500 klicks. Gerry'd put on nice Hidenaus', givi crash guards, barkbusters, a sweet skid plate from the Netherlands. a K35 top case; good start by anybodies yardstick. Rode the damn thing a sum total of four hours before putting away for the Canadian winter.I have been completely obsessed ever since!!!

Farkles since Christmas include: pivotpegz, fork brace, mirror extenders, footpeg lowering kit, givi E41 sidebags, shit I absolutely cannot afford but cannot seem to help myself from obsessing about. Is this usual? What about the MAdstad adjustable windscreen? I've done nothing about electronics!Help!!
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post #2 of 24 Old 01-24-2013, 08:46 PM
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Re: The horror! The horror!

It's a sickness, STOP NOW before it's too late.

Or maybe after that Madstad, you have to have a Madstad. The adventure screen is top notch too.
I noticed you hav't got a tank bag. You should go with the wired one.
Not much other luggage either how do expect to travel?

Matter of fact I think you barely started.. carry on
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post #3 of 24 Old 01-24-2013, 08:55 PM Thread Starter
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It's a sickness, STOP NOW before it's too late.

Or maybe after that Madstad, you have to have a Madstad. The adventure screen is top notch too.
I noticed you hav't got a tank bag. You should go with the wired one.
Not much other luggage either how do expect to travel?

Matter of fact I think you barely started.. carry on
Oops, forgot, Wolfman lite tankbag from Dualsportplus. Les said it was the best. Was he wrong? Oh Sweet Jesus!
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There is surely help for your condition. But there is nobody here who knows where to find it.

Maybe Dr. Phil, or ask Abby

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post #5 of 24 Old 01-24-2013, 09:06 PM Thread Starter
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There is surely help for your condition. But there is nobody here who knows where to find it.

Maybe Dr. Phil, or ask Abby
Abby died last week. But if she was still around, I bet she'd've wanted a ride.
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-16 in an unheated garage should cure your problem.

We interrupt this marriage to bring you the riding season.

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-16 in an unheated garage should cure your problem.
It sure is chilly, isn't it? But we're Canadian, we thrive on frost!
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You have crossed the line from Acute to Chronic Farklitus.

I'm sorry, but there is no known cure, other than running out of Farkles. :mrgreen:
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The horror! The horror!

Sorry, don't think I can help you with your sickness. I also have the same one. Bought a 2012 dl650 in the spring and got away with just adding heated grips then.

Since I put it away.... I've lost my bloody mind.
Denali DM1 led lights
Cell phone techmount
Rok straps
Centre stand from dual sport plus
Electronic fuse panel from Motorcycle Innovations
Dry bag to hold tent and sleeping gear across my Traxx cases

I'm sure there is more but a part of my mind is trying to forget so that I will by more. The only cure is to get out riding. With all this salt and minus 16deg temps that's not happening soon.


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