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Something's a little odd; the sum of the % votes is 146.
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Another interesting feature is that the %-column is based on the numbers of owners and not owner of bikes so right now the sum is 125%
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(no wonder BMW are leading)
In "real" votes BMW has 18, Yamaha and Suzuki 10.
But I'm not sure if this is a competition..
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Oh Christ !! Well it was only a bit of fun... If people chose to "tamper" the results with multiple fake votes, theres not much I can do about it !

It was just for a vague idea is all... Looks like the BMW marketting machine is indeed stronger than I thought !!

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It was just for a vague idea is all... Looks like the BMW marketting machine is indeed stronger than I thought !!
It looks like there is a lot you haven't realized with BMWs
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It looks like there is a lot you haven't realized with BMWs
I know the important things !!
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I bought into the BMW thang, with the new boy on the block:



Not sure why Ted is so bitter and anti BMW?
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I bought into the BMW thang, with the new boy on the block:



Not sure why Ted is so bitter and anti BMW?

haha Im not really mate !!! Just one or two models that frustrate me. But it's not JUST BMW....
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In that case you should call yerself...............Frustra Ted

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Hmm, ...those lumpy BMWs are not so bad after all . Would be interesting to see how the different Beemer models do among themselves, i.e. F, G, R etc.
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Another Suzuki: DR650.


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Vstrom party ... five more not shown here. We had about 10 on this ride
from back in 2003.


The hot bike of 2000 ... DRZ400E


November in California ... DR650's ... five on this ride ... only 3 shown.

Maybe we could have the guys over on the DR650 thread on ADV post up votes here? 4.5 million views, 38,000 posts. ALL DR650, ALL THE TIME!
Most of any individual bike thread on ADV.

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A much cheaper alternative to some of the options above

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