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post #1 of 6 Old 09-23-2008, 09:43 PM Thread Starter
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Smile Back in the saddle again

Hello from NW Arkansas.

I am back in the saddle again. I had a little fight with cancer 3 years ago and the treatment I had would not allow me to ride a motorcycle. I sold the bikes I had. Finally when I got the green light I "HAD" to buy another bike. I found an 08 Red KLR with 500 miles on it. The owner said it was too cold natured for him. I bought the bike and I still cant figure out why he thought it was cold natured. Hit the choke , Hit the starter and it starts. anyway I have had the bike for a couple of months now and it just turned over 1600 miles and no problems yet, (knock on wood). This had been the best all around bike I have ever owned. I just go where ever I want to and where I live I have all types of roads to ride.
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post #2 of 6 Old 04-12-2009, 08:40 PM
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Good to hear you got the green light.

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post #3 of 6 Old 04-14-2009, 09:23 AM
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Congrats.

And simply wanting a bike is reason enough, particularly now.
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post #4 of 6 Old 04-14-2009, 06:25 PM
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They are special. Congrats on winning the battle
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post #5 of 6 Old 04-14-2009, 07:30 PM
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Wishing you many miles and years of riding.

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post #6 of 6 Old 04-14-2009, 07:37 PM
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I know a few people fighting that fight unfortunately. Really happy for you. Ride forth!




"In a car you're always in a compartment, and because you're used to it you don't realize that through that car window everything you see is just more TV." R. Pirsig

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