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    When our kids were smaller, we were a dirt biking family. Life, quads, side by sides (and our advancing age ) moved us away from dirt bikes but...


    ....WEeeeeeeeeeeeeee're Baaaaacckkkkkkkk!

    Son is out of high school now and has a well paying job....and a lot of wheeling and dealing skills so he traded an old Ranger truck last weekend for an XR400 dirt bike. I have been mumbling about getting a dirt bike again for the past year or more but didn't want to be the only one in the family with one, so....now hubby is blaming son for a WR250F that followed us home yesterday.



    Son and I went out riding for about an hour yesterday. So good to be back. I'm rusty but loving the WR already.

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    CURRENT BIKES: 2014 Suzuki Wee Strom, 2016 Honda CBR500R
    PREVIOUS BIKES: 2002 Ninja 500, 2002 Kawi ZR-7S, 2002 Kawi Concours, 2003 Yamaha XT225, 2006 Yamaha FZ6, 2005 Suzuki Wee Strom, 2004 Honda CRF250R, Yamaha TTR250
    Test riding bikes since 2004.
    If loud pipes save lives, imagine what learning to RIDE that thing will do!
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  • #2
    Very common pattern for people to follow.
    I never stopped and now I find myself riding with the kids of guys I rode with 35 years ago, it's pretty cool actually.

    Nice bikes too bad about all your trees.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Trials View Post
      Very common pattern for people to follow.
      I never stopped and now I find myself riding with the kids of guys I rode with 35 years ago, it's pretty cool actually.

      Nice bikes too bad about all your trees.
      LOL at the trees. Arizona desert. We do have a portion of this loop we took that we call "the forest" because it winds through some sorta-trees. Definitely not a forest of trees but it is as close to woods as we get out here.
      CURRENT BIKES: 2014 Suzuki Wee Strom, 2016 Honda CBR500R
      PREVIOUS BIKES: 2002 Ninja 500, 2002 Kawi ZR-7S, 2002 Kawi Concours, 2003 Yamaha XT225, 2006 Yamaha FZ6, 2005 Suzuki Wee Strom, 2004 Honda CRF250R, Yamaha TTR250
      Test riding bikes since 2004.
      If loud pipes save lives, imagine what learning to RIDE that thing will do!
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      • #4
        It's such a sharp contrast to what I am accustom to,
        everything here is wet jagged rocks fallen logs and dense forest vegetation.

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