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post #1 of 12 Old 03-17-2012, 10:49 PM Thread Starter
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You Have Won The Powerball

And you have one of these at your disposal ready at your local airfield, waiting to roll your KLR into the back and take you anywhere on Earth you choose to do some riding. What would be your destination?





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post #2 of 12 Old 03-17-2012, 11:03 PM
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Pretty much anywhere in South America would suit me fine as long as there was no snow . Though if I won the lottery, I might be inclined to take my brand new GS

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post #3 of 12 Old 03-18-2012, 12:31 AM
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New Zealand.. And then a few runs up and down the Rockies..
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post #4 of 12 Old 03-18-2012, 10:33 AM
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If I won the powerball I'd hope to find faster transport than a Shorts Sherpa. I too would think about Bmers, but also about the Hayes Diesel KLR (only $18K) because as rich as I may get, I'll always be the guy who ate one bean burrito and a small coke for lunch in college because it was less than a buck and I was cash strapped. Sure I could buy other bikes cheaper, but which one would use less fuel per mile or give me a longer riding range?

As far as the destination goes? The northern most point of Alaska reachable by plane/motorcycle. I'd start when the snow fall quits (or is at least very intermittent) and ride south until I couldn't get further (like to get picked up there and flown to antartica for a brief ride). Then I'd like to ride one of the trails through the rockies and the appalachas on a Super Sherpa or TW 200 (sorry, I love trials bikes but their lack of range and seating is a deal killer).
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post #5 of 12 Old 03-18-2012, 05:26 PM
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post #6 of 12 Old 03-19-2012, 09:44 AM
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post #7 of 12 Old 03-19-2012, 10:14 AM
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Same here on Wednesday Morning, except it's MegaMillions

Lottery.. Retirement for people who are bad with math..



On the other hand, I have $5 to piss away at a chance at $241,000,000
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post #8 of 12 Old 03-19-2012, 02:19 PM
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Australia. The KLR was made for the Outback! A long trip around the rim of the island, and a side trip to Ayres Rock. Need a mini-trailer though - it's a LONG way between petrol stations, I'll bet!
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post #9 of 12 Old 03-19-2012, 09:01 PM
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First stop is the shop to get my suspension done along with all the other stuff on my wish list. Next stop would be New Zealand followed by Australia.
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post #10 of 12 Old 03-19-2012, 09:11 PM
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New Zealand and points beyond!!

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