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I´ll be back

Well, I´ve just sold out my last XT. Since 1990 always there has been an XT in my garage but I´ve changed to a Suzuki DR.

When I saw the XT going I fell sad but it all went off














I think the next could be a 660 Tenere...
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Feel sorry for you man..and suzuki no no..
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Congrats, I had one of those DR's. It was excellent.

And nice pics.
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Thumbs up Dr 650 rs

I am also an XT man, and I still have my 600 Tenere, but at the moment I ride exactly the same DR 650 RS here in Switzerland and I like it - it belongs to a friend, its his winter bike, so I can use it in the summer.

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A little tribute to Lucre, my last XT

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VyReD...PCLuBztd_U0oZg
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Excellent tribute to your last XT600E Lucre.

I presume the film was taken in Spain?

Awesome trails over beautiful mountains. I'm green with envy.

Swapping an XT6 for a DR650 seem to me a bit of a bum deal.
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Thanks. Lucre deserves it. She gave me great moments. I don´t know if I do well... but better the Suzi than a KTM 640 I was tempted to buy... I was a little bored of XTs and now I can´t afford mantain more vehicles.

In Granada we have very very nice places for off road rides but we are surrounded of Natural Parks and there are many restrictions for off roading. Lucre was very good for it because her plastics come from a SEPRONA (nature protection police) bike and when they have stopped me we have talked about the bike...

Most of the images in the vídeo were taken near Granada, South Spain other are from a Western Sahara trip last december.
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Nice pics n cool vid. But i dare say you'll have an xt again one day
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Nice choice of bike, im a big big fan of the DR650 as many people know.



That was my old project with a KTM front end with a 320mm conversion.



It was going great with a second frame playing with Ohlins shocks again from KTM`s but then i had a double heart attack just after this picture was taken & that ****ed me financially from doing my dream DR7**





I love the DR`s like i love the XT`s, simple air cooled thumper`s, enjoy your new bike.

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Mezo,

Love the pics of your front living room! Bet the Mrs loves YOU! Powder coated frame?

Joking aside that proves just what a committed biker you really are.

Well impressed, wish my Mrs was so understanding........

Nice to see you're still active on this excellent forum.

Best wishes to you and your family Mezo.

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