Sadly so. But just goes to show that if you set off in a car you'd have plenty of bits and two more wheels than you need to get you home.halfpint wrote:I think you might find it was a load of bollocks made up for the paper .....
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- Mon Jun 05, 2017 7:20 pm
- Forum: HEROES
- Topic: Escaped an African Desert by Turning His Broken-Down Car Into a Motorbike
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I used to think about my own mortalty based on the fact that I've only had a couple of minor bike accidents and they were 30 years ago so I must be heading for a big one. Then I noticed that once I was on the bike I never gave it another thought. Solution - ride the bike more.
Way back I use to ride everywhere in jeans, leather jacket, decent boots (not bike boots), gloves and open face helmet. When I say everwhere I mean all over Europe, US and down to Cape Town. Progressively, I've been made to feel guilty about not being all fitted out with body armour etc. I do now us...
I had a couple of trail riders with me, when we got back to a road ( fairly major road) one of them decidided to tellme he had a puncture which he'd had for some time. We set about repairing it and a large group of Harleys went past - totally ignored us but every car thatpassed stopped and offered h...
It all depends if it's about the trip or the transport. When the round the world motorway is finished then the 1200GS will be the ideal bike and 3 to 4 months will be a realistic schedule.
As I said all the bikes listed are far too complicated for a rtw. There is of course some sense in everyone in the group being on the same model and many wouldn't been seen dead on the round the world circuit on anything less than a brand new beemer. I'm sure there are literally hundreds of travelle...
- Wed May 17, 2017 5:45 pm
- Forum: RIDE REPORTS
- Topic: Bulgaria and back on a WR250R to join the ABC/BBS crew
- Replies: 46
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Chris, you're an inspiration!