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    Hi all
    I have just posted in the duel sorts section,
    Please could anyone who is riding a 400cc import give me some info/advice
    Looking forward to chatting with you all
    Cheers
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    Dear candle,

    greetings and welcome to the forum. I've not seen your DS post, but i'm curious to ask -- do you have a bike now? and where is van isle?

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    <<<<<< thinking the same as Euphonius<<<<<<< where the hell is van isle???
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    Quote Originally Posted by lightend View Post
    where the hell is van isle???
    Vancouver Island. Lovely place, except for the required BC Ferries to/from civilization.

    Welcome candle (I'm ex-Oak Bay ... now in Beijing ... yeah, there's a difference)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lao Jia Hou View Post
    Vancouver Island. Lovely place, except for the required BC Ferries to/from civilization.

    Welcome candle (I'm ex-Oak Bay ... now in Beijing ... yeah, there's a difference)
    ohh thanks for clearing that little mystery up for me.
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    Yep Vancouver Island
    Sorry guys
    And yes i do have to commute to civilization
    i haven't bought a bike yet, i realy need some advise info is hard to come by
    There is a guy in Langley with a gret deal on the 400cc enduro/euro
    I'll Repost it here and we'll go from there:
    Hi Guys n Gals
    I've just signed up, and have some questions regarding the 2010 Xingyue 400 Euro.
    The bikes are a good price here in Canada, however before i part with my cash i would like to know if anyone has ridden or owns one of these or its enduro cousin.
    will it cope with logging roads, can i buy accessories for it. are parts easy to find. is it easy to service
    It will be my first bike i will be commuting on it and doing some nubbie type maneuvers in the dirt so can the tires be changed ... the mud guard looks close to the tire
    i'm 5'7 so i worry that the enduro is to tall
    All advice or thoughts welcomed
    Cheers
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    nice bike, not to sure about the head lights though,, def not my style.

    any way, these logging roads, are they made of mud? i used to live in london in uk and we have no trees there so no logging)
    this bike looks like its made to be a road bike, i wouldnt trust it to much in the rain on a mud track, for that sort of punishment i would have to suggest a proper off road bike (i dont like the look of them though but would have to make do)
    it looks like if you put off road tires on it then any stones in the mud you pick up will trash the mud guard / tire / cause a skid.
    I could be wrong though.
    Last edited by lightend; 10-14-2011 at 06:12 PM.
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    I'm from London Originally ... then Brighton
    Heres the other option http://www.valleymotorsports.ca the enduro
    This bike i was worried maybe a little tall and has a smaller gas tank 9l as compared to 22l
    I think your right about the tires, the roads are mud/gravel and vary in condition
    This bike is going for 2500 bucks
    So from a starting point a deal
    i wanted a 650 klr but Canada is a rip off for most things and second hand anything is no exception

    What are you riding at the moment ?
    do you have any other recommendation
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    well, at the moment as i live in china with my chinese wife and our daugter i am riding a chinese bike

    which i have just tried to upload twice and failed :-(
    its a typical chinese made motorbike for the farming community, cheap and easy to repair.

    you couldnt go far wrong with a Yamaha wr400f
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    There 3 times the price
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