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Jan 20th 2018, 07:05 PM   #1
 
  Jan 2018
  Olympia

  ZX12R, KLR 650 (R.I.P. ZX10)
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Evening,

I have not been on a forum in years, used to be on PNWRiders. I am not new to riding, been doin it for a while but this past August another Kawasaki dream of mine was realized...
I bought my 2nd brand new Kawi.. a 2017 KLR650.
Feel like a lil kid again, and its a new learning curve for me but all I wanna do is go find back roads and camp on this machine!
Its frickin awesome.

My hope in coming here is to find other folks with enduro's I guess dual sports nowadays, who I could learn some from and have fun at the same time.

Maybe there are some ol pnw folks on this board who might remeber a dude like me....

Regaurdless,

Be Safe, Have Fun.

Brian
Jan 20th 2018, 07:28 PM   #2
 TREX600's Avatar
 
  Jan 2016
  Custer, WA

  Suzuki 09 GSXR 1000 Suzuki 09 DRZ 400SM 1970 Yamaha 250 DT1 Enduro
Welcome Brian
Jan 21st 2018, 09:58 AM   #3
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  Jan 2016
  Olympia

  VFR
Hi Brian Yea, wow, it took Justin to find your post, as I don't visit this place, but like maybe once a year. it's not that same as it was. IMHO FB has taken over, but yea man good to hear, and yea those dual sports are a hoot. it's the style of bike that got me hooked. Way back when. looked at an Africa twin, but man are those big and not really a dual sport, even though they sort claim it to be, still weighs 550lbs. Needs to be 500/ 250ish. Stop by some time, it would be great to get caught up.
Jan 21st 2018, 10:37 AM   #4
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  Jan 2016
  Spanaway

Is this the Brian that likes to take waterfall pictures? You used to ride a lot with Gary.

Sure it was you who spotted Gary and I when we were headed on a trip to CA and then you flipped it an went home.

I too have a KLR
Jan 21st 2018, 05:21 PM   #5
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  Jan 2016
  Olympia

  Tiger 800 XCX, DRZ400SM, Sherco 290st, Harley 350 Sprints, etc
Welcome (back) - From an Olympia Adventure bike rider - Tiger 800

Steve
Jan 22nd 2018, 07:59 AM   #6
 
  Jan 2018
  Olympia

  ZX12R, KLR 650 (R.I.P. ZX10)
Mornin,
Yup, Same dude who likes waterfalls, rode with 97bird and a few others
Appreciate you all sayin Hi. Specially you Jay
Ill ride over to see ya sooner than later.
Feb 1st 2018, 08:36 PM   #7
 
  Feb 2018
  University Place, WA

  82 CB900F, 07 KLR650, 06 GIXXER 1000
Snagged a KLR650 last summer. Have yet to take it out in the mountains. Would love to get other adv riders together for a meetup/ride/etc. I plan to attempt the WA BDR this summer!
Feb 19th 2018, 07:47 PM   #8
 
  Apr 2016
  Longview, WA

  FZ-09
Hey Brian. Im still riding down here im Longview. Get ahold of me if you come down this way.
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