ray23 wrote: Not for me Feejer, I ride old fahion cruiser types. I never asked the guy if he rode one or not. He wants a daul purpose bike so up to him.
I spent over a year looking for a good dual purpose bike, too. So I'm sympathetic. I ruled out the F650 after a test ride in New Zealand, and scoured high and low for either a Honda TransAlp or Yamaha TDM, to no avail. I got lucky, finally, and went with a BMW1150GS, but as fate would have it, I was in Red Baron yesterday and they had:ray23 wrote: Not for me Feejer, I ride old fahion cruiser types. I never asked the guy if he rode one or not. He wants a daul purpose bike so up to him.
John,johngooding wrote: I do however get in the first hour or two, intermittent throttle hand tingling and numbness, goes away and certainly does not last beyond the day.
It should be possible to find something in that price range - I've already referred to two bikes at Red Baron, one of which (the TDM) is in the price range and is one of the best options in that market segment, which basically includes:ray23 wrote: Ok I have talked with the guy, so lets take this one step further.
Something comparable to that style of a bike, say within four years old at a price of 200K to 300K with a book. Could be Yamaha or Honda that doesn't matter.
He likes riding the country roads, and has found out about the potholes :lol: So he looking for something that can handle taht well adn still provide a bit of comn mfort for riding distances. Know of something post it please.
Why did you have to go and say that?Franz - Eastern Seaboard wrote: John, very different of course, but have him go shopping several weeks on the FJR first, I think he will do the same as we and quickly get another one, somewhat smaller, maybe an F650 ????.............. :lol: ..........franz