Join Date: May 2009
Location: Indiana/ Michigan line at the Lake
Welcome to a new world of riding opening up.
Same story here. Started as a teen in the dirt, and first two streetbikes
were Honda XL 600 R then a DR 650 S.
Then came the Sporster n' Dyna years later. Every turnoff I wanted to explore
but couldn't always put a thorn in my boxers, except the little dirt roads to find
a private pee n' smoke spot.
Sold the Sporty for 7,000 and the Dyna for 9,000, picked up a new KLR and kept
the 10 g's leftover for the downpay on the shack.
A big part of that also was getting saved and the outlook REALLY changed. I was
buying into a brand name lifestyle (idolatry). I had to have the Genuine HD boots,
jacket, assortment of HD shirts, gloves, mass produced chrome for "individuality",
and it clicked that I was still a member of the herd, and not even riding the way and
where I wanted.
My vest proudly has the HOG patch sewed on upside down now just to show bikers
that I used to "ride a real bike". LOL
That was 6 seasons ago and starting the 7th on the KLR and never look back unless
it's to check for cops that might want to test the offroad capabilities of a Crown Vic.
Methinks you'll love this choice too.
Saved but still a lil' stinker,
[I][B]This is my son, with whom I am well pleased."[/B][/I] ----God
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Reason: The post needed editing. Please stop asking me why I edit.