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Old 07-03-2007, 02:04 PM   #1
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2cents One tough little bike.

If you are looking for a tough dirt orented dual sport, consider the DR-Z. I am more impressed the more I ride mine and hear about them the more impressed I am. I have heard of them being dropped off vehicls going down the Freeway and being rideable. Last summer I broke a radiater and rode mine back to camp running out of water on the way. No problem. Today I ran accross a thread on advrider whare a guy didn't realize he lost all his water and rode it over 50 miles with no engine damage.

If you want a dirt orented dual sport think about the DR-Z. There may be others with more power etc etc, but no other is as tough as these things IMHO.
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Old 07-03-2007, 02:41 PM   #2
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Re: One tough little bike.

I couldn't agree more! Excellent bike.

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Old 07-03-2007, 03:06 PM   #3
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Re: One tough little bike.

My DRZ has also shown toughness. +1

and it looks cool in neat places.
"...and all that could not sink, or swim
were just left there to float."
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Old 07-03-2007, 07:29 PM   #4
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Re: One tough little bike.

Yep. That's going to be the next bike in my garage, next to my VStrom 650. I was all set to buy one from a co-worker a few weeks ago, then I found out was getting laid off at the end of September. I'll resume my search when I line up my next job.

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