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Old 12-17-2009, 03:27 PM   #1
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What bike would make a good motard ?

i finally got all my christmas shopping dun and
i have a little money left i want to build me a motard
i need some suggestions on the best bike to the best setup thanks for all the help
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commuting? track? hooliganism? race? something else? help us help you bro!!! My personal vote is for a factory motard from KTM or Husqvarna. I sold this one last year and I regret it everyday. . .
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I think my 2005 KTM 525SMR was bike of the month October 08. . .never did spend that $50 Motorcycles Unlimited credit. Check out the Husqvarna SMR 510, bike is !!!
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commuting? track? hooliganism? race? something else? help us help you bro!!! My personal vote is for a factory motard from KTM or Husqvarna. I sold this one last year and I regret it everyday. . .
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Commuting and hooliganism but ill probably get into the track later down the line
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Old 12-17-2009, 03:59 PM   #5
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I would love one of those bikes..

If your wanting to BUILD a motard my personal opinion would be to grab a crf450 and build with that bike.
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Old 12-17-2009, 04:04 PM   #6
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Why built? It will cost you almost as much as a factory KTM, Husky or Aprilia.
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I would love one of those bikes..

If your wanting to BUILD a motard my personal opinion would be to grab a crf450 and build with that bike.
thats 1 of my fav bikes ...i was looking into doin one but i was trying to see if there are any better bikes
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Why built? It will cost you almost as much as a factory KTM, Husky or Aprilia.
lol i dont even know where to get one of those bikes
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lol i dont even know where to get one of those bikes
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also, most KTM's and Husky's are easy to get plated. . .not always the case with most 450MX based bikes.
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also, most KTM's and Husky's are easy to get plated. . .not always the case with most 450MX based bikes.
I disagree, there's lots of skid plates and sliders available for all of them, or did you mane license plate?

Actually getting license plates for those is pretty easy now to, you just neeed to have your ducks in a row when you get it inspected.
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I disagree, there's lots of skid plates and sliders available for all of them, or did you mane license plate?

Actually getting license plates for those is pretty easy now to, you just neeed to have your ducks in a row when you get it inspected.
If anyone would know, it would be you my friend.
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Old 12-17-2009, 04:23 PM   #15
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im leaning more twords the ktm or KX450
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im leaning more twords the ktm or KX450
HARD decision
you just started this thread an hour ago and you're ready to make a decision???
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Old 12-17-2009, 04:47 PM   #18
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KTM = Keep Three Mechanics

I hope you like wrenching on your bike if you go that route.

If you want to ride it on the street check this out:

http://houston.craigslist.org/mcy/1500500661.html
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As stated, it depends on what you are going to use if for. Daily rider, DRZ. Track, personally, KTM or Husky. There are a few of each on Supermotojunkie and Craigslist for sale right now in Texas.

As an aside, i'd really like to see the Kawi once completed.
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Old 12-17-2009, 05:08 PM   #20
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i have 2 ktm motards that ive ridden on the track for a year 1/2 and both have been solid minus small stupid stuff

560: blew tranny cause i put wrong master on chain, chain snapped did some damage

450: just at the last trackday at TWS (Texas World Speedway) blew clutch cover gasket, 20min fix

ktm ftw in my book

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