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Where do you intend riding your d/s bike?
« on: September 14, 2013, 07:36:28 am »
When buying a d/s bike or chosing one, where do you intend riding with it?

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« Last Edit: September 14, 2013, 08:22:40 am by Veldbrand »
 

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Re: Where do you intent riding your d/s bike?
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2013, 07:40:25 am »
I vote for "everywhere"
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Re: Where do you intent riding your d/s bike?
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2013, 07:42:05 am »
Options for multiple answers needed here....


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Re: Where do you intend riding your d/s bike?
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2013, 08:44:06 am »
I try and plan my trips to  ride my favourate type of roads. Sandy northern cape type roads.
Find that very enjoyable and relaxing. I will go to great lenghts to avoid mud,water crossings and rocks. All things that can damage my bike.
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Re: Where do you intend riding your d/s bike?
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2013, 08:46:02 am »
Option two for you J....will update.
 

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Re: Where do you intend riding your d/s bike?
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2013, 08:47:37 am »
Depending on the bike you are going to buy will depend on where you can ride.
 

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Re: Where do you intend riding your d/s bike?
« Reply #6 on: September 23, 2013, 01:19:11 pm »
I bought my XR400 to do both enduro (technical trails, trailer the bike out) and adventure biking (weekend rides and short trips on all kinds of gravel)
 

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Re: Where do you intend riding your d/s bike?
« Reply #7 on: September 23, 2013, 01:20:38 pm »
All of the above
 

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Re: Where do you intend riding your d/s bike?
« Reply #8 on: September 26, 2013, 10:22:44 pm »
Any road that I have not riden before
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Re: Where do you intend riding your d/s bike?
« Reply #9 on: September 27, 2013, 05:39:00 am »
As far from work as possible.  :ricky:
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Re: Where do you intend riding your d/s bike?
« Reply #10 on: September 27, 2013, 06:56:13 am »
Mostly normal gravel & dirt highways - I would prefer some more sandy/technical/Lesotho stuff, but on a GSA it just becomes a fight & not worth doing.

Hence the decision to look for a smaller 650/690 class bike for more off-piste rides, in addition to the GSA.....
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Re: Where do you intend riding your d/s bike?
« Reply #11 on: September 27, 2013, 10:32:32 am »
i am keen on the first 3 options.

in order would be 3-2-1 as my experience increases ;D
 

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Re: Where do you intend riding your d/s bike?
« Reply #12 on: September 29, 2013, 08:04:07 am »
Recently moved to WC and plan to see all of it. Will go tar/off-tar and anything in between as far as the bike will take me.

I have a suspicion that it can handle a lot more that I can!
 

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Re: Where do you intend riding your d/s bike?
« Reply #13 on: October 02, 2013, 08:17:01 am »
Voted normal gravel road but want to be able to do 2,4 and if unavoidable 5 too.
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Re: Where do you intend riding your d/s bike?
« Reply #14 on: October 12, 2013, 07:54:37 am »
Where ever my fancy takes me, and then anywhere I encounter. Which leaves my XT600E on the very outskirts of my class of D/S bike, any heavier and it is a burden.
 

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Re: Where do you intend riding your d/s bike?
« Reply #15 on: December 25, 2013, 05:47:51 pm »
Option 3 for me,  My bike has never seen a tar road since I bought it. (truth be told, I'm k@k scared of tar.)

Hoping to expand it to include Option 2 when my training wheels come off. :biggrin:
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