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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-04-2011, 01:43 PM Thread Starter
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Hi All,
I just picked up a 2008 Red Versys from another member. I rode it home over 120 miles. Great bike! I just had to watch the speed since I had my plate from my other bike on it.
I have wanted a Versys since they came out. The first time I sat on one in Dreyer Kawasaki, I thought, this bike fits me just perfect. And it is good to be back on a Kaw.
I have had a 2002 Suzuki DR650 for the past 5 years. It is really set up nice. But I seldom venture off road and wanted something a bit more street worthy, but still likes the bumpy, skinny, southern Indiana twisties.
I have been riding since the late '70s. Mostly dual-sport bikes with a Ninja and a Vulcan thrown in there.
I am the administrator at www.DRRiders.com. One of our members there had a really sweet Versys and that pushed me further this way. He has sold his Versys and went more dirt with the DR. If anybody is interested in a nice DR650 let me know. I only have the funds for one bike in the corral.
Look forward to learning from you all!
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-04-2011, 02:24 PM
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Dennis, used to have a blue DR 500 back around 1984, used to have to do a lot of work to line up for one kick and if you flooded it she could be a real female dog but it was a great bike and used it all around south island of NZ.
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The DR is a great dual-sport bike and actually a pretty amazing street bike in the twisties. A lot of SuperMoto conversions of them out there.
I wanted something a little more street oriented and found it.
I am the now the owner of Ranger_Racer's 2008 Versys.
http://www.kawasakiversys.com/forums...ad.php?t=16319

I picked it up last Saturday. Great bike! The only thing I had to do was lube the clutch cable.
I hope our weather warms/drys again so I can get some quality riding in.
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