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    Default New or Prospective Members Please Read This First

    Welcome to SMJ, we are more than happy to have the opportunity to further infect you with the Supermoto Virus!

    But first..., this section of the forum is typically the best place for your first post and is specifically for you to introduce yourself to the rest of the membership and perhaps tell us a little about yourself if you would like to do so. Feel free to give us the same kind of info you would introduce yourself to any new group with. Remember we are an international group and enjoy learning where you live, your riding background and/or what brought you to either own (or be intersted in) supermotos.

    Remember, this spot is for your introduction and NOT the best place for your first questions, we have just met you. Our interest in this section is to see who you are, where you are from and find out a little about you since you have just joined our community. There are plenty of different specific sections in the forum that are vastly more appropriate for your questions and they will get more attention there .

    Chances are also pretty good that your first questions may have been covered before as well. Please take the time to do some research on your specific concerns by simply trolling (or cruising) different forums that interest you to see if they have previously been or are currently being discussed.
    You can also do more specific research by employing the SEARCH BUTTON underneath the header banner at the top of the page. Enter key words for whatever interests you (i.e. "Best Street Tard", "", "megan fox' , "street-legal requirements", etc.) and you are more than likely to get several pages of information to sate your curiosity.

    Now that we have been introduced and you have done some preliminary reasearch, feel free to fire away with questions, comments, concerns, observations, ride alerts, ride reports or whatever. And always remember, every post is better if you can work in a pic. In fact, some demand them!
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    I like it......Thank You...
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    Yeah man, the search feature here is awesome!

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    Cool Intro

    My name is frank I am brand x. I'm a noob to sumo but have been riding mc's for about 34 years including my starter briggs & straton mini, yea I was lucky I had a cool dad that rode and still does at 71. I have had around 21 different mc's (thanks pop) I have ridin dirt, superbikes, touring, drag raced, and now sumo. I love mc's of all sorts I own at this time a ktm 625 smc, harley shovel head ridgid frame handshift, sporster chopper project and am days away from purchasing a hayabusa. $ the only reason I don't have hundreds of bikes. One other cool toy is a 2 door sedan model ford I'm building with blown 454 it's chopped 7.658". I live in Spring Tx. and I'm a welder/fabricator by trade. Oh yea have a king cobra 50 hanging up was my sons race bike. I'm new at this forum stuff so hope that's cool.

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    Default New To Moto

    Hello,
    I'm Jeff Scott. I would say for about 3 years I've had a desire to buy a motorcycle for quite some time now. Now that I'm cruising at 30 years old I don't believe my scooter is adequate as my only motorized 2 wheel transportation. I'm joining this forum to hopefully learn a little and maybe find some people locally (Denver, CO) to ride with. I haven't purchased my motorcycle yet, so I'm looking for recommendations.

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    Default New Here...

    I'm Tim in Richmond, VA. I grew up riding dirt bikes and got into sport bikes almost 20 years ago. I have a 1995 CR80 in my shed that runs great but it's really just a yard toy. I have an old Honda GoldWing that allows me and my wife to spend time together. My real weapon of choice over the past year has been a 2002 Aprilia RSV Mille R. Last summer I crashed my VFR750 and broke my shoulder. Since then, I have not been able to enjoy the Aprilia for more than a couple of hours. Braking hard transfers too much weight to my arms/shoulders.

    So... I wan to get into SM. I have my bike for sale on ebay and I intend to get a Husqvarna SM610 after the aprilia is gone. As soon as that happens, I'd love to hook up and ride with some of you guys.

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    My name is Patrick, I am 48, and live in S Illinois. I have ridden my 08 Buell Blast for the past 2 seasons, and have modded it to the point I am happy with it. Rather than trading in the Buell, and taking the depreciation hit in value... I may just buy my next scooter outright again, and keep both. One of my main motives for riding... after the sheer recreation aspect... is saving money in good weather by way of fuel economy. The SM bikes really appeal to me... especially the small displacement models.
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    Hey everyone,

    My name is Jim, from suffolk county NY. I used to ride only off road from a cr80 to a few 250's . Now that there are plenty of old age homes on long island there are no off road places I feel comfortable riding at anymore(since I don't enjoy running from cop's). I was in the market of buying a new dirt bike 2 years ago and thought a dual sport bike would do me in good to mix some off road and street riding. unfortunately all the places I was riding are no longer assessable.
    So I ride my DR650 with a real mixed group from V-rod's to GSXR's and now some supermoto's. Looks like I'll be on the streets moving forward.

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    My name is rich, from eastern Longisland. Just bolted on a set of 17" wheels my street legal ktm and im having blast with it. Ive been riding mostly street and trackdays with my gsxr for the last 8 years. Before that, I mostly road dirt growing up. I gotta say Nothing compares to riding a motard. Im really looking forward to bringing my ktm to the track. SM rocks. Im allways up for a good street blast on sun morns.

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    Welcome guys.......Thanks for signing up.....
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    Hi, My Name is Paul. Just bought a '99 DT125R and am gonna be setting it up Supermoto Style. Look forward to riding it all out at Nurburgring

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    Well Hallo. My name is Louis and i am from johannesburg South Africa.
    Thanks for a great site. Started racing at our national level 5 months ago and I am loving it. As a kid mainly enduro and mx, but there is nothing better than supermoto...
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    Default lurker speaks

    Hello supermoto lovers, Jay here from Ontario, Canada. I bought my 1st bike later in life then most, at 30 I caught the bug. Now at 51 I've owned - 90 gs500e,90 vfr750,98 vtr1000,01cbr929rr,00cbr600f4 track bike, a couple of crf50's, one with a 88 kit(put a hurt on me), and 06 crf450x. So I've scratched knees, crashed on the street, race track, and dirt,(nothing to bad, knockin on wood here) crap at wheelie's, stoppie's(forgetaboutit),jumps chickinshit, but try some. So anyway I've been checking out your bikes for quite some time now, and resently purchaced a bone stock used 08 KTM 690 SMC, she had 6000kms showing on the hazey clocks, with large healthy chickin strips on the oem rubber. Very fun bike, had to do some mods ,will try to get some pics up on the KTM SMC photo thread soon. Thanks to my fellow SMC riders that have posted photos and advice on bike improvment. Cheers!

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    Hello, my name is Chris . Current bikes include '06 husky 450smr, '90 yamaha fzr 400, and '97 H-D Softail Custom. Motorcycles are my main hobby until the snow comes then I snowmobile- '02 yamaha viper(selling soon) and '07 yamaha apex (just purchased). Thanks for a great site.

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    Just wanted to introduce myself. Was on this forum before, but couldn't remember my password so I'm back on.

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    Hi all, My name is David Dickey from Pensacola, Fl. Im 24 and recently purchased my very first motorcycle. I bought a 2007 DRZ400sm and am extremely happy with my decision. I have little experience with motorcycles, but have been getting very comfortable with the DRZ. I look forward to talking w/ members and learning from this forum.

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    Wecome one and all to SMJ!
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    Hi, my name is Jason Perry I'm in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. I'm building a 2006 CRF450X into a 518cc Fire breather, complete with: Pro-Wheel 17's, Noleen J6 suspension mods (Thanks, Clark!), Flexx Bars (Thanks, Chris!!), and Shinko Raven-003 Tires. I'm here looking for suggestions, riding buddies and cool info. I'm new to SuMo but have raced quads for 10 years. Hit me up!

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    Hey hows it going my name is hamish. Im from Brisbane, Queensland Australia. Basically the run down is: Very limited dirt bike riding as a young'n. Thats it. My mate has has an '04 570 husky. couldnt really take my eyes off it, so decided to enter the world of the sumo.
    In july this year i bought an '07 sm450r husky with 1000km's on the clock. Excellent buy. Really itching to take it onto a motard track. Only probs is there aren't any around so im substituting with bush tracks.
    I have already posted a thread as i needed some quick help with a clutch prob. Response was instant. so thanks to all you with your vast amounts of moto knowledge. Thats about it. Good to be aboard.

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    Name is Sean, joined a few weeks ago to check out the classifieds, this is my first post.

    I live in south Florida, not the greatest riding place, but I recently decided I wanted to get an SM bike or something similar. Used to ride bikes and ATV's as a kid (from like 6-16yo). I'm 28 now and ride friends sporkbikes now and then.

    I think I've decided on buying a Versys, or just getting a salvage EX650 and building it up as a cross SM/fighter. Seems like a great powerful motor and a decently light bike. I think if I had the cash I might just buy a KTM and call it a day, but I'm kinda looking forward to building something custom.

    Probably what got me wanting a SM bike is the videos I've seen of guys sliding into the turns and just having a blast on these bikes. For 2 years Ive been on/off pro/pro-am drifting in FL and nationally and the thought of learning the technique on a bike just really intrigues me. Also I wouldn't mind getting 60mpg+ on my daily commute and have something fun to ride on the weekend.

    So hey everyone, I hope to be making a post of my purchase soon and laying some plans for how I will build it!

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    Hi Guys, im Riaan from south africa, and i work for a BMW Dealership in pretoria, just bought my BMW G450X and going to turn it into a SM, but find it hard as there arn't a lot of wheels and hubs yet for this bike, so it seems i would have to import most myself. Any idee's on where to get the best prices??

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    Default plug on my dr650 for the battery?

    just bought my first enduro, dr650 and it has a "female" plug hanging on the side of the bike? does anyone know what this is for (charge battery is my guess???) and how i get the missing part???

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    "Remember, this spot is for your introduction and NOT the best place for your first questions, we have just met you."

    So..., all we know about you now is you have just acquired a DR650 and you don't pay much attention to the first post in a thread. How about telling us a little more about yourself?

    Yes, from the way you describe it (without a picture) it is most likely a pigtail that stays hooked to the battery for easy access when you want to trickle charge it. The previous owner evidently did not unhook the pigtail and you ended up with it. Unfortunately the missing "part" is the Deltran Battery Tender itself with a long length of cord that has the male plug. They are available at your friendly dealership, Cycle Gear (or other accessory shops) and on the internet (Google "Deltran Battery Tender"). As it is the business end of the system it's going to cost you about $35 (depending on where you chose to purchase) to make the pigtail you have worth anything.
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    Sorry about that, new to the whole blog thing. Thanks for the input. Guess i need to figure out how the "threads" work... Seems that there is certain pages for specific riders then more specific questions? Looking forward to getting the dr650 on the road a lot. hopefully the local CMA chapter will be a good start. rode dirt for many years then in college bought a gpz750. the DR is where it is at, both the fun of a dirt bike while being legal on the road...

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrcardplaya View Post
    Sorry about that, new to the whole blog thing. Thanks for the input. Guess i need to figure out how the "threads" work...
    No worries. When you have some spare time (We all have loads of that right?) just cruise through all the separate sections to see what's up and how they work.

    Quote Originally Posted by mrcardplaya View Post
    Seems that there is certain pages for specific riders then more specific questions?
    Absolutely and after a little while looking around on the board it gets easier. You'll know where to go or post for your specific needs, interests and concerns. Pretty soon you'll be the guy answering questions for others about the stuff you've researched or experienced.

    Quote Originally Posted by mrcardplaya View Post
    Looking forward to getting the dr650 on the road a lot. hopefully the local CMA chapter will be a good start. rode dirt for many years then in college bought a gpz750. the DR is where it is at, both the fun of a dirt bike while being legal on the road...
    See, you're getting it already. That there's a right proper intro. Welcome to SMJ!

    CMA? Christian Motorcyclists Association? Where would your local chapter happen to be?
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    Hello. My name is Jeremy, and I am from Nova Scotia, Canada, and I have been bitten by the SM bug! I'm 23, and I have been riding for 2 seasons on an 06 gsxr 600, but today I just confirmed that I am trading it for a 2005 525 smr! I just started doing track days this year, and I have owned an 06 gsxr 600, a 2003 gsxr 600 and a 2001 r1, so this will be my first thumper, and first sumo!
    I have read a few things on smj about this particular model smr, that I otherwise would have never known, so I would like to thank all of you knowledgable people for helping me make my decision! I am pretty upset at the moment though. My 06 was the first bike I ever rode, and I put alot of time and money into making it what it is, but I believe this is the right choice to make.
    I will be making it street legal, and going to as many track days as money will allow. We only have a road race course here, so no real sumo racing, but I would love to try out jumping or riding stairs, and going all kinds of places sportbikes can't go.
    I'll have 100000 questions, I'm sure, so I look forward to using the search function!
    Here is a pick of both the bikes. The gixxer is cherry, and went with new race skins, and the ktm is beat to hell and comes with the extra wheels, 2 sets of tires, tire warmers, freshly rebuilt engine with pins welded and ball bearings, new 540 kit and some battle wounds!
    Thanks for having me on here.
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    Welcome aboard J-Seekz. Properly sized pictures, personal facts, excellent use of emoticons and willing to use the search button. Great introduction!
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    Hi. My name is Rufus. I live in Brooklyn, NY. Last Saturday I traded my 06 Harley Heritage Softail for a 09 KTM 530EXC to ride in the trails. It came with the Ready to Race Kit with black FMF exhaust and gold anodized header. I just came across this site and after reading a thread, I had to join. I had no plans of changing the tires but after riding tonight on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway on grooved pavement with brand new knobs, I threw in the towel to use the bike as a commuter. But lo and behold, I can covert this beast into a supermoto....I am freakin stoked.....this site is brilliant...thanks everyone...

    Btw, in the last two years, I went from a XR600R with blinkers to a Moto Guzzi V11 Sport to the Harley and now to the KTM.....I am really happy with this bike so far and look forward to posting the conversion...
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    It's gonna look sweet with 17s on it. It will also be so much fun it will feel illegal on the road! Be sure to shoot us some pics when you get it converted.
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    Hi, my name is Sean. I am in North Central Jersey. I have been riding for about 15 years but just got my first dirt bike- a 98 Honda XR400. It is a blast. I am looking forward to getting it set up for sm and hitting the track.

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    Hello guys and girls checkin in from Cbus, Oh. My lil brothers and I have been riding MCs for as long as we can remember. We have been interested in getting a few mini sumos for the local kart tracks for sometime now and because the sumo bug is spreading quicker than H1N1 here in cbus there is no better time than now to get things rolling for next season.

    Great site so far, lots of helpful info and good looking minis for sale.

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    Hello all, I'm George from Uniontown, Pennsylvania. I'm new to bikes, I just turned 38 and got a used DRZ about a month ago. Got a killer deal on a low mileage mint 06. I took the basic rider course here in PA and have been puttting on as many miles as work and weather will allow. First, I have to say I shoulda got a motorcycle a loooooong time ago. It is the most liberating thing I have ever done. The feeling is unmatched. Second, I don't think I coulda made a better decision about a first bike by getting a supermoto. This thing reads your mind in the handling department. And I live in a mountain area with tons of twisties. Anyway, nice to be here and I plan to learn a lot. Oh, and I could post a pic of my bone stock black DRZ but we all know what that looks like....

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    Hello, My name is Damien and im from the wooded lil town of acton,maine.
    Ive been on two wheels for awhile always around bikes as a kid and getting my first gas powered at 12... a 1969 yami 250DT. big heavy and fast for a 12 yr old to throw around. Then i was hooked. Bought my first motorcycle about 7 years ago and still have it, its a 1999 suzuki TL1000S. Amazing torque. Been improving every year i feel as a rider and have ridden numerous bikes in my life time even before I had a lic to do so. Im lookin at getting into the sumo scene and sharing my experiences with everyone here. thanks alot and remember to keep it rubber side down.

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    Default Suzuki Drz 400 SM you cant go wrong

    Quote Originally Posted by jazzwyld View Post
    Hello,
    I'm Jeff Scott. I would say for about 3 years I've had a desire to buy a motorcycle for quite some time now. Now that I'm cruising at 30 years old I don't believe my scooter is adequate as my only motorized 2 wheel transportation. I'm joining this forum to hopefully learn a little and maybe find some people locally (Denver, CO) to ride with. I haven't purchased my motorcycle yet, so I'm looking for recommendations.
    CONSDER A NEW OR USED SUZUKI DRZ 400 SUPERMOTO,THERE BEAUTIFUL,EASY 2 RIDE,AFFORDABLE,LOADS OF FUN,AND I LIKE 2 CALL THE ENGINES BULLETPROOF! YOU CANT GO WRONG,ASK ANYONE WHO HAS ONE,LOTS OWN ONE AND LOTS OWN MORE THAN ONE.REPLYS WELCOME?FROM SUPERMOTARD777.

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    Hey everyone. I'm new to the site. Just signed up this evening. Been riding motorcycles for about 10 years. Had a CR80, CBR600RR, still have a CRF450R, a GS650G and now a DRZ400sm. I love bike bikes and I've been bite by the supermoto bug. Second day on the bike I ran with one of my sportbike friends up Palomar and took him in all the tight corners. With all this handling I could get used to the less power... or maybe a BB/Stroker is on the way. So far here is a list of the boltons: Clark 3.9, Zeta levers, Moose SS brake line, EBC pads, TT case savers and skidplate, Edge tail light kit and LED's, XPC seat, DRC pegs, Full yosh RS-2, MCCT, K&N, ContiForce SM's and I just got the word that they are finished with the respring and revalve at RG3. Now I just got to save for the Carb. I might wait a year or so to tear into the engine.

    Here is the only DRZ PIC so far. I'll try to get some more soon.First ride up Palomar 001 25%.jpg

    Oh yeah, and a few of the CRF. Let me know what you think.
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    Well I just bought a 2006 KTM 450 SMR from Dave in Aspen (SMJ member). It has a slipper clutch, FMF exhaust, modified suspension, and has been made street legal with a Vancouver Supermoto light kit. Took it for a canyon ride today with a couple friends. This thing hauls! Hoping to get pretty confident on it by spring time then take the Total Control class and start doing track days with it.
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    Question. How do you post pictures to threads?

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    Upload your photos somewhere else like photobucket or whatever. Then copy the direct link to the location of the photo. Select "Go Advanced" below the text entry box where you reply to threads in. You'll see a toolbar at the top. Click the button that has a little color picture on it. A pop-up window will pop-up where you paste the URL for the image. Click ok or hit return, and the [IMG] html code will be wrapped around the URL in your post. The other option is to just type the tags: "[.IMG]http://www.yourbutt.com/mybutt.jpg[/IMG.]" (remove the periods in the tags).
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    Hi all

    firstly this is being typed for me as i had a brain haemorage when i was 18 and reading/writing was shot to hell!! my favourite saying "shit happens", any way after recovering and getting my D/licence back bought a CCM SM 125 and got thru my CBT 2 weeks ago love riding it and have clocked up 650miles allready,

    found this forum when i was doing a bit of research for my ccm exaust mods and derestricting etc will be asking ?'s in the apropriate places later

    just so ya know all typing and reading will be done by my Dad, he rides a Honda Blackbird, yeah i know a old mans bike (his name is Tony)

    well thats enough about me Yelloo to all

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    Hi all my name is Scott i`m 36 and i`m an alchoholic.........
    oh sorry wrong forum
    hey all i`m Scott 36 east coast of UK, had an XT350 which got plenty of use then had a ZXR750L1 which didnt get ne thig like as much use so i wanted somethin fun but more useable and i`m a bit of a loon and can`t afford tyres in pairs so a supermoto seemed the logical choice lol
    now into my 3rd week on my KTM 660 SMC and now i`ve got the hang of the kickstart i love it

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    Hey, Name is John and I live in spring TX. Been tearing up the streets and back roads hooligan style for a couple decades now and its good to see so many other fans of the motard. this is going to be a great place to clean out my storage, So that I can fill it up again. I ride an XR650R among others but she is my favorite. Cheers!

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    Welcome to SMJ everyone and thanks for stopping in to introduce yourselves!
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    Hi every buddy!!! My name is Jordan and i am new to the SM thing but its getting me really excited. I'm 20 and i live in Utah my first two wheeler was a Honda Ruckus and i wish i would have read the first time buyers thread on here first because i got plowed i rode that for a year and moved up to the bike i have now which is the Honda XR650L and its been great but i want something faster you all know how the L is, Its got torque but its not fast by any means. But anyways i saw a XR650R on ebay that was all SM'ed out and i started to look into it a little and i can tell supermoto its for me! I'm really glad i found this site and i plan on building a XR650R sumo soon if i cant find one i want already sumo'ed.

    Thanks JordanXR

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    Hello, name is jon, new to the site, considering a street supermoto as next bike. I'm middle aged, been riding since I was a kid, mostly street bikes. Felt I was in a rut so I bought a couple of trials bikes a few years back to get into dirt biking. Enjoyed it, so a couple of 2 smokes followed, then a big 4 stroke. The KTM EXC530 (currently on eBay) is not very street-able and way too much for this skinny old man in the dirt.

    Now looking for a street oriented thumper with a little more comfort and practicality but still nimble and gutsy like a big dirt bike. A milder state of tune and less intensive maintenance is a must as well. Currently considering a KTM 625 SMC from about 2004-2007 as about the best value for money. I don't want a race bike but I don't want to lug around 50 lbs of comfort or style either. Advice and opinions welcome. thanks...jon

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scubarat View Post
    Just joined - just testing a post - see if it works
    If this had been a real post this is the part where I would have welcomed you to SMJ. Where do we go from here now that you know it works?
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    I'm Jacob Parker,
    I'm 16, I've been around engines my whole and built my first engine when I was 13 with my dad. I've raced karts in the past, but we went broke and had to leave that behind.I'm looking to get a job soon and hopefully get into supermoto with my current 2000 XR100.

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    Hi, my name is Pritvi, i am 38 and live in Bangalore - India. I have been riding motorbikes for many years now. I curently own a Honda cbr1000rr '06 and a Husqvarna SM610 '09. I do a lot of road riding and a lot less of riding on a track, 'cause we dont have too many around in my country. I have cut down riding on my Honda cbr1000 now, as it was just getting way too dangerous on our freeways , where very few people follow the traffic rules and also we were doing insane speeds. I ride my Husky more often now and I just did an interesting road trip over 15 days through the Himalayas with a bunch of friends. 6 of us had Huskys. I am trying to find more ways to use my husky here in india . Thanks - Pritvi
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    You guys are hardcore, welcome to SMJ!
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    Hi guys!
    I'm Sake and living in the Netherlands, and i love supermoto's
    I'm only 16, so i can't ride a real supermoto yet, need to wait 1 and a half year, then i finally can ride one
    I'm now riding on a Aprilia sx50, goes around 100 km/h.


    And if my english sucks, i'm sorry

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