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post #1 of 4 Old 09-01-2014, 04:34 PM Thread Starter
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Another Hello From Charlotte

Hello.

Just got back into motorcycling after selling a Road King 14 years ago. I have a '14 KLR for a couple weeks now. I have been wanting to get a dirt bike for years now and just can't see my old bones surviving it. My neighbor suddenly appears on a new KLR and I was like.... WTF...... this is a street legal dirt bike !! I love it !! So I grabbed one the next week.

I have an annoyingly time consuming job at Wells Fargo, but I am a single dad, so when I don't have the kids and my GF isn't free, I have time to ride. Loving it so far. Rode from CLT to Blowing rock, then out to Grandfather Mtn. Was great. A little annoying on the highway during the break-in period.

Mostly interested in little DIY projects. I just put on a lead for the battery tender and will most likely add a couple of USB ports for charging phone and GPS. Gotta get some luggage. List doesn't end. FUN !!
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Hello and welcome to the forum!

They are pretty awesome bikes that will pretty much do anything you throw at them (within reason of course! Lol).

Lot's of good folks here with tons of collective knowledge, enjoy!

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Congratulations on the new bike and welcome to the forum.
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