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Old April 18th, 2005, 05:16 AM
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F650 Riding


It's been awhile. How's the 650 doing? The winter kept me to my daily commute- but now that the sun is warming things up - I'm getting around the DMZ again. Touratech is about to get some of my taxed dollars. Have you seen the new H2P on advrider? - very nice and looks functional - I think I'll hang on to the 650. Any more mods to your bike?

Brian in Seoul.
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Old April 18th, 2005, 12:14 PM
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Aaron Shrier
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: San Fernando Valley
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We're trying to get him out, but his is very resistant!

I'm even looking into buying a KTM 640 Adv so that he will have no excuses.

I've got my name on the short list list for the HP2...
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Old April 18th, 2005, 04:23 PM
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John Lee
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Location: Torrance, CA
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I haven't ridden at all since the Mojave Road trip a while back.

I'm glad you're riding though. You must be quite a sight to see riding through Korea on that Dakara. LOL.

Aaron showed me pics of that new HP2. It's too beaucoup for me. Too armageddon.
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Old April 19th, 2005, 06:02 AM
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You'd be surprised what you see riding around here. There is a popular highway from Seoul to the uppper east coast that is frequented by bikers. Harleys, Goldwings, K1200's and yes the GS1150. I've even seen a barely street legal KTM. Spent 12 hours in the saddle this past Saturday - it's like a drug. Spent eight hours in the Rover the next day on trails. Life is grand.

I've been in Korea too long. I stopped in for a coke in a town way back in the mountains and distinctly heard the "country" accent. I nearly laughed at the "Ahh-G-Ma" but just enjoyed her politenesss - something you don't get much of in Seoul. I hate Seoul.

Keep safe and keep the greasy side down.


P.S. Did you ever get a copy of the "Long Way Around"? Heard the UK is running a T.V. series on it - though I think they spend most of the time focusing on their antics rather than the "ride".
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Old April 19th, 2005, 09:12 AM
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John Lee
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Koreans on Harleys? Would these guys be "Charley Davidsons" then?

I haven't seen "Long Way Around" out on DVD yet, but frankly I haven't kept an eye out for it either. But if I happen across it, I'll probably buy the DVD or DVDs.
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