My new bike

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  • JackAttack

Posted June 19, 2005 - 10:01 PM


I purchased a new bike, it comes in the mail on Wednesday. I can't wait until it gets here. I made some room in the garage today. I'm glad it has a headlight since the day temps are creeping up over 110F. Here is a picture:

2005 KTM 300exc
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I'm still keeping the XR650.....just in case I want to go Husky hunting. :)


  • frankstr

Posted June 20, 2005 - 04:56 AM


Looks nice..... :)

  • needsprayer

Posted June 20, 2005 - 05:32 AM



Great choice for the twisty stuff. From what I have been told all of the top GNCC riders have 2 strokes. My friend is strongly recommending that I get a lighter bike, I just don't know if I should get an electric start 4 stroke or an easy starting 2 stroke.

Good to see that you will be riding soon. Are you replacing high speed BAJAs with trail riding?

  • justicedone

Posted June 20, 2005 - 05:43 AM


Shouldnt this be in the Orange forum?

Nice bike, but suffers from Erectile Dysfunction, shove some Viagra up that tailpipe.

  • TimBrp

Posted June 20, 2005 - 05:48 AM


Nice bike Jack. I'm seriously looking into one of those too. It would be nice for the tight singletrack up here in the Northeast.

  • irondude

Posted June 20, 2005 - 08:41 AM



  • JackAttack

Posted June 20, 2005 - 09:17 AM


Good to see that you will be riding soon. Are you replacing high speed BAJAs with trail riding?

Yeah, I'm going to slow it down a little and run some enduros and hare scrambles. I am still planning to run the Baja 1000 at the end of the year though. :D

BTW, Needsprayer, those trails I took you on when you came to Phoenix have been closed to motorized vehicles. You are lucky you got to ride them. :)


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  • JackAttack

Posted June 20, 2005 - 09:26 AM


Shouldnt this be in the Orange forum?

Not really, maybe Honda should know that another die-hard red rider has jumped ship because they refuse to make a competitive bike that is reliable.

Nice bike, but suffers from Erectile Dysfunction, shove some Viagra up that tailpipe.

LOL, yep that silencer is a little pathetic looking. However, it is so quiet, you could ride the bike around the inside of a church without waking Needsprayer up. :D It is perfect for covert riding in limited access areas, not that I would ever do that. :)

It will be street legal and plated by the weekend. :)


  • wr450fyamaha

Posted June 20, 2005 - 09:45 AM


go electric 4 stroke

  • Roll_it_on

Posted June 20, 2005 - 12:40 PM


I spoke with a guy yesterday out riding his new 2005 300exc and I was very impressed with the bike and he was loving it. KTM makes some nice stuff and they come with the little goodies we all add to our Hondas. If I was going to go back to a 2 smoke the 300 is what I would get hands down. Have fun :) :)

  • GlocksRock

Posted June 20, 2005 - 01:42 PM


Hey I just got the same bike on Sunday!! Great choice.

  • qadsan

Posted June 20, 2005 - 01:53 PM


I don't know anybody whose had a bad thing to say about the 300EXC. It's a super versatile bike for a 2 stroke, lots of fun, very relaible, inexpensive to maintain, and something I'd like to have :)

  • needsprayer

Posted June 20, 2005 - 04:11 PM


:) :)

Sorry to hear that Pima/Dynamite is closed to motorized vehicles. That is a great riding area. There is a powerline road that goes to Tombstone that I have yet to explore. I've promised myself to get out there this summer and take some pictures even if I to go there with a quad riding friend.

  • big t

Posted June 20, 2005 - 11:48 PM


That is sweet! If I get anymore bikes it will be a KTM 300 exc and Service Honda CR500AF. If I had the money I would like to do the GNCC series and the 300exc would be the bike I would do it on. Maybe one day.

  • SaltyWalrus

Posted June 21, 2005 - 08:47 AM


Yep, super performance, standard equipment and reliability. Clutch holds up to abuse. Foot pegs don't fall off.... Maybe we should all get one.

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