Ya its crazy. I have an FZ6 that is amazing but I always seem to jump on the TW200 and I seldom ride off-road. I think it comes down to that old adage "its more fun to ride a slow bike fast than to ride a fast bike slow"
We rode double some. But my wife didn't want to ride on the back - she wanted to ride her own! So late last fall we acquired a second TW. And now it's almost riding season again! (PS: We got our motorcycle endorsements at around age 60, and acquired the first TW shortly after. The lead teacher at our ABATE class was a small lady of about 72 who rode a BIG bike.)
I was fortunate enough to buy 2 more bikes last week. An 01 tw to replace my 95, and an 03 Goldwing for two up riding. ( my wife is stoked ) I can thank GaryL for pointing out the Wing on CL. ( which rapidly dwindled my reserve $ ) Time for a garage sale to thin the stable.
I bought a KLR650 as my first bike, loaded it up, and moved down Baja and across mainland Mexico for six months. I am traveling indefinitely, ideally all the way to Argentina if the pandemic allows for it eventually, while working remotely from my laptop. The KLR was a great first...
I'm looking to get a rear rack cheap for my TW. Whenever I go searching, these Chinese-made racks keep popping up on various sites:
Amazon.com: Black Rear Luggage Rack Tail Cargo Rack Bracket For Yamaha TW200 1987-2008 Dirt Bike Off-road: Automotive
It's half the price of most racks, so I...
Hi, I am a new rider, been riding for a few months now. looking to get into dual sport riding with mates. Whilst looking at beginner options and learner approved bikes I stumbled across the TW200 and fell in love. Problem is, I can't find one ANYWHERE in Australia, new or used. Wondering if any...
Has anyone had any trouble with their little TW not being
heavy enough to trip the traffic lights ?
It has happened to me at least a dozen times so far.
Mostly when trying to make a left hand turn.
I has gotten to the point where I know not to get into some lanes
unless there is a car in front...