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TOPIC: Looking for a couple of used F650/70/800GS or GS Adventure bikes

Looking for a couple of used F650/70/800GS or GS Adventure bikes 5 years 6 months ago #636

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My wife and I may do the TAT (Trail Across America). Everything I have read indicates this is probably the right bike for the route. Maybe the larger for me, smaller for her. Something 2 to 6 years old, ready for a 4,500 mile trip.
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Looking for a couple of used F650/70/800GS or GS Adventure bikes 5 years 6 months ago #637

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John,
The Transamerica Trail sounds like an awesome ride.

Here is a nice link with lots of info on one thread - check it out.
advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=552416

I would think the smaller the bike - the better the experience with 400-650 being the perfect size. Maybe bigger 800-1200 GS's may be OK depending on what sections you plan to ride.

Keep us posted on the plan and hope to see a ride report when you do get underway.

Jay
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Looking for a couple of used F650/70/800GS or GS Adventure bikes 5 years 5 months ago #650

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Hey John, I know a nice, fully equipped, 12 Tiger 800 you can have.
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Looking for a couple of used F650/70/800GS or GS Adventure bikes 5 years 5 months ago #651

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Thanks, Ed. I think this is going to be better on a smaller bike, so I bought a used Suzuki DRZ-400.
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Looking for a couple of used F650/70/800GS or GS Adventure bikes 5 years 5 months ago #652

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Thanks Jay. I checked out the link. The more info, the better. I ended up with a DRZ-400S Suzuki.
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Looking for a couple of used F650/70/800GS or GS Adventure bikes 5 years 5 months ago #653

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KLR 650 for you and a 250 or Sherpa for the Missus....
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