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Re: Long Way Down
« Reply #60 on: February 18, 2015, 07:21:51 pm »
My thoughts were based upon the state of play existing at the time - 2004- and not based only on the engines ultimate mileage potential.
Today things have changed, and for the same reasons I would probably back an 1190 over a 1200.


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Re: Long Way Down
« Reply #61 on: February 18, 2015, 07:32:47 pm »

You brand whore KTM riders need to wake up, your brand is k@k, Charlie Boorman said so!!!

Hes just suurgat because KTM only associate themselves with real riders, not wannabe posers.
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Re: Long Way Down
« Reply #62 on: February 18, 2015, 07:38:11 pm »

You brand whore KTM riders need to wake up, your brand is k@k, Charlie Boorman said so!!!

Hes just suurgat because KTM only associate themselves with real riders, not wannabe posers.

Pfft... says the lot who has branded dog bowls, toasters and pacifiers. And you call Harley riders posers.... please....

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Re: Long Way Down
« Reply #63 on: February 18, 2015, 07:59:54 pm »
They did it on Beemers and they completed each trip. Maybe KTM would have made it as well, but we would never know because KTM themselves thought their bikes would fail...enough said...
 

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Re: Long Way Down
« Reply #64 on: February 18, 2015, 08:20:59 pm »

You brand whore KTM riders need to wake up, your brand is k@k, Charlie Boorman said so!!!

Hes just suurgat because KTM only associate themselves with real riders, not wannabe posers.

Pfft... says the lot who has branded dog bowls, toasters and pacifiers. And you call Harley riders posers.... please....

I also have a KTM cuckoo clock.
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Re: Long Way Down
« Reply #65 on: February 18, 2015, 08:27:55 pm »
They did it on Beemers and they completed each trip. Maybe KTM would have made it as well, but we would never know because KTM themselves thought their bikes would fail...enough said...

Listen, you twats on your "marketing cycles" should not rek bek to much either..... these days a BMW bike has so much plastic strapped to it I don't know if I should ride it or take it to a tupperware party.
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Re: Long Way Down
« Reply #66 on: February 18, 2015, 08:30:04 pm »

You brand whore KTM riders need to wake up, your brand is k@k, Charlie Boorman said so!!!

Hes just suurgat because KTM only associate themselves with real riders, not wannabe posers.

Pfft... says the lot who has branded dog bowls, toasters and pacifiers. And you call Harley riders posers.... please....

I also have a KTM cuckoo clock.

I raise you a KTM braai...

Posers, pfffft.....
 

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Re: Long Way Down
« Reply #67 on: February 18, 2015, 08:38:35 pm »
They did it on Beemers and they completed each trip. Maybe KTM would have made it as well, but we would never know because KTM themselves thought their bikes would fail...enough said...

Listen, you twats on your "marketing cycles" should not rek bek to much either..... these days a BMW bike has so much plastic strapped to it I don't know if I should ride it or take it to a tupperware party.
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Re: Long Way Down
« Reply #68 on: February 18, 2015, 08:43:16 pm »
Lodie De Jager did it on his own on a KLR.
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Re: Long Way Down
« Reply #69 on: February 18, 2015, 08:49:03 pm »
Die bottom line is Ktm het nie vertroue in hul produk gehad nie ,die bms ,met al die Maars en asse en ander  verskonings het long way round en down Gemaak en bly blykbaar met rede die bewildered keuse
 

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Re: Long Way Down
« Reply #70 on: February 18, 2015, 08:56:23 pm »
Lodie De Jager did it on his own on a KLR.

WOW!!!!
 

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Re: Long Way Down
« Reply #71 on: February 18, 2015, 09:03:49 pm »
Look, this is neither defending one brand, nor bashing another, just my unbiased opinion, honestly. I really think that if the lads had been mounted on KTM's - superior dirt handlers though they may be -  they just wouldn't have been tough enough to go the distance.
It's a case of horses for courses, and those 1150 dreadnoughts were the better horse for that particular course at that time, though even one of them didn't make it. And I would have my doubts about present day 1200's - all plastic and gimmicks.
No, I reckon that had they been on KTM's at the time, then the trip would have had to be completed on three Russian 2-Smokes.  :peepwall:
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Re: Long Way Down
« Reply #72 on: February 18, 2015, 09:05:02 pm »
They did it on Beemers and they completed each trip. Maybe KTM would have made it as well, but we would never know because KTM themselves thought their bikes would fail...enough said...

Listen, you twats on your "marketing cycles" should not rek bek to much either..... these days a BMW bike has so much plastic strapped to it I don't know if I should ride it or take it to a tupperware party.

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Re: Long Way Down
« Reply #73 on: December 17, 2020, 10:43:10 pm »
Does anyone know of a link from which I could stream this series?
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Re: Long Way Down
« Reply #74 on: December 18, 2020, 06:40:06 am »
Does anyone know of a link from which I could stream this series?

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Re: Long Way Down
« Reply #75 on: December 18, 2020, 09:28:37 am »
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Re: Long Way Down
« Reply #76 on: December 18, 2020, 02:43:35 pm »
https://fmovies.to/

I have been watching their latest ride; Long Way Up. This they did on Electric Harley's, that were created for this trip and 2 Rivian Trucks, both Prototypes; 01 & 02.

I like their camaraderie and interaction. I reckon Harley Davidson's electric bike, Livewire, is about to take off. Not an HD fan, but they did a decent job on these bikes. There were many challenges to overcome with the R&D of both the Trucks and Bikes, but hats off to both companies for having the guts to attempt this and do it well.

Charlie has overcome some serious setback in the past couple of years and took on the challenge, despite these.



 
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Re: Long Way Down
« Reply #77 on: December 18, 2020, 07:09:11 pm »
https://fmovies.to/

I have been watching their latest ride; Long Way Up. This they did on Electric Harley's, that were created for this trip and 2 Rivian Trucks, both Prototypes; 01 & 02.

I like their camaraderie and interaction. I reckon Harley Davidson's electric bike, Livewire, is about to take off. Not an HD fan, but they did a decent job on these bikes. There were many challenges to overcome with the R&D of both the Trucks and Bikes, but hats off to both companies for having the guts to attempt this and do it well.

Charlie has overcome some serious setback in the past couple of years and took on the challenge, despite these.
Yeah I finished watching it yesterday. Was good...

Want to go back and watch the other two again
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Re: Long Way Down
« Reply #78 on: December 18, 2020, 07:24:06 pm »
https://fmovies.to/

Thank you for that site - but does one have to do something special to get it to work, to watch anything?
I only get a message "Server Error" hence me asking....
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Re: Long Way Down
« Reply #79 on: December 18, 2020, 07:54:11 pm »
KTM wisely declined team whiner as they do not want to be associated with those sorts.

After all, people hanging out with BMW's and E-Harleys? Voertsek, KTM told them.