Bitten by the Orange Bike Bug

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Bitten by the Orange Bike Bug

Post by Tyl3r » 09:35 am Nov 01 2018

I couldn't help myself...

2018 500EXC-F with some Warp 9's and Q3's

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Probably will be mainly for road use for now. Only got a 10 minute ride home in the rain so far, but wow... this thing is beast lol. Now I'm contemplating what to do with the dual sport. Hate to part with it after putting so much time and money into it to get it running great and finding all the purple stuff... but I don't need 3 bikes. I am wayy too attached to the Hybrid to let that go anytime soon! Still thinking :hmm:

Just wanted to share!
04/05 KX220 Hybrid with all kinds of goodies
97 KDX220 Plated and Lectron'd dual sport toy
18 KTM 500 EXC-F Sumo toy/commuter/wheelie machine

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Re: Bitten by the Orange Bike Bug

Post by KDXGarage » 10:10 am Nov 01 2018

:bravo:

That looks very nice. Congratulations!
Thank you Julien D for all your hard work!

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Re: Bitten by the Orange Bike Bug

Post by Tyl3r » 11:55 am Nov 01 2018

Thank you!
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Re: Bitten by the Orange Bike Bug

Post by John_S » 02:39 pm Nov 01 2018

That's really nice! I see you got your chair and Pepsi all set up so you can stare at it lol. Love it!

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Bitten by the Orange Bike Bug

Post by pumpguy » 10:24 am Nov 07 2018

At least the stand is green.

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Re: Bitten by the Orange Bike Bug

Post by rungrandpa » 10:43 am Nov 07 2018

I rode my kids KTM 530 EXC yesterday. I took it up a couple of hills. Beast is the right word. He has the supermoto conversion too, but not for yesterday's ride. I did appreciate the way my KDX 200 handled in a rocky desert canyon wash after we changed back.

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Re: Bitten by the Orange Bike Bug

Post by Tyl3r » 07:57 am Nov 08 2018

you have to have a staring chair! haha the beer must have been in the other cupholder

I have yet to take mine in the woods, yet alone ride it with the dirt wheels/tires... I doubt I will much. I do enjoy the nice handling of my KDX in the woods as well, I feel its set up perfect for the woods and this one is perfect for the road, why confuse them? lol

A buddy bought the other leftover 500 that they had at the dealer a couple weeks before me. This week, we pulled his airbox reeds, swapped the muffler for the one off of his 450SX, pulled the smog stuff off, and put on a power commander... wow. It is like crotch rocket fast now. I thought I was more than happy with the power I had until I rode that... I guess I know what I need to do over the winter now!
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18 KTM 500 EXC-F Sumo toy/commuter/wheelie machine

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Re: Bitten by the Orange Bike Bug

Post by crash » 04:13 pm Dec 05 2018

i've got some orange in the garage too, got a 17 Adventure 1090R. i pretty much only ride single track and its a handful in the tight stuff but i gotta admit its pretty dam good especially given its size.

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