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post #1 of 39 Old 11-15-2006, 07:38 PM Thread Starter
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Someone talk me outta this. Or not.

Been getting a Jones for one of these lately. It would make a nice ST machine, no?

I don't think I would have a problem on gravel, so..............




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post #2 of 39 Old 11-15-2006, 07:48 PM
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You plan on keeping your strom?
If so thats a good second bike with crazy power.

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Don't do it. Seriously, don't do it. Why? I don't know, just don't. There, you talked out of i? Sweet bike though! Would probably be a real blast! Hmmm!

Jackpiner, you'd better talk me ot f it!

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If I get this, I would have to sell the Strom.

It wouldn't take the place of my DL650 V-Strom because that bike is in a class of it's own. There is no replacement, for any price.

I considered the big Strom, but if I'm going to go bigger and heavier, I want more power than that.

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TOM : IT'S A GREAT BIKE ...AND I WONT HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT EATING A HALF TON OF DUST IF WE GO RIDING.. I SAY FOLLOW YOU INSTINCTS (EXCEPT WHEN YOUR TRYING TO GO SOUTH FROM VT. TO CAPE BRETTON)
Seriously you'll love that thing and it'll get about 100smiles per gallon:rolleyes:

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Bandit 1250 was on my short list when I bought my 1000 Strom. Heres what tipped the scales for me:

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V Strom 1000 $249 a year
1250 Bandit $1350 a year
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Bandit 1250 was on my short list when I bought my 1000 Strom. Heres what tipped the scales for me:

Insurance
V Strom 1000 $249 a year
1250 Bandit $1350 a year
WOW Thats some difference in cost ..
Thats would be 5 years of Insurance for mme!
for that price I could get the Carribou System for the VEE>>>:rolleyes:

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I WOULDN'T get to Ride in Vermont.at ALL!
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