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Re: Economically adventurizing a EXC 500
« Reply #1940 on: February 01, 2019, 09:15:50 am »
Planning to go Prieska Mosselbay to CBDA-700km,On my 500. 350 on dirt One day. Back on Sunday another 700km. Anybody want to join me?

You might not like 500 after that trip.  :deal:

Wouldn't your SA be much more suited for this?

500 is great bike, but you have to use it for what it is aimed for - offroad riding. It definitely isn't great mile muncher, neither on tar, nor on eash dirt roads.


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Re: Economically adventurizing a EXC 500
« Reply #1941 on: February 01, 2019, 09:26:25 am »
Planning to go Prieska Mosselbay to CBDA-700km,On my 500. 350 on dirt One day. Back on Sunday another 700km. Anybody want to join me?

You might not like 500 after that trip.  :deal:

Wouldn't your SA be much more suited for this?

500 is great bike, but you have to use it for what it is aimed for - offroad riding. It definitely isn't great mile muncher, neither on tar, nor on eash dirt roads.


 I want to be tough :thumleft:

Oh that is easy - Losper or I can show you around Lesotho... >:D

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Re: Economically adventurizing a EXC 500
« Reply #1942 on: February 01, 2019, 09:44:05 am »
Planning to go Prieska Mosselbay to CBDA-700km,On my 500. 350 on dirt One day. Back on Sunday another 700km. Anybody want to join me?

You might not like 500 after that trip.  :deal:

Wouldn't your SA be much more suited for this?

500 is great bike, but you have to use it for what it is aimed for - offroad riding. It definitely isn't great mile muncher, neither on tar, nor on eash dirt roads.


 I want to be tough :thumleft:

Oh that is easy - Losper or I can show you around Lesotho... >:D

Thank you- been there with him and my son a few times :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Re: Economically adventurizing a EXC 500
« Reply #1943 on: February 04, 2019, 08:39:01 am »
This works- :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Re: Economically adventurizing a EXC 500
« Reply #1944 on: February 04, 2019, 08:42:52 am »
This works- :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft:

Cool.

And they give some packing space?
 

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Re: Economically adventurizing a EXC 500
« Reply #1945 on: February 04, 2019, 09:20:44 am »
This works- :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft:

Cool.

And they give some packing space?

Nope. Just saves your butt.
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Re: Economically adventurizing a EXC 500
« Reply #1946 on: February 04, 2019, 10:15:54 am »
Airhawk also excellent for the long haul on scooters with plank seats.  :thumleft:

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Re: Economically adventurizing a EXC 500
« Reply #1947 on: February 04, 2019, 08:33:46 pm »
Airhawk also excellent for the long haul on scooters with plank seats.  :thumleft:
https://airhawk.net/

Must say, my preference would be for the ETS one on a dirtbike.

Grondpaaie on the forum had a Renazzo seat, similar concept, but you order in $$

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Re: Economically adventurizing a EXC 500
« Reply #1948 on: February 05, 2019, 05:57:27 am »
SC - Seat Concepts the best IMHO if you are going aftermarket seat. The nice thing is you can just order the kit (foam and cover) unlike Renazzo and others that will only sell whole seat or you must ship yours for covering - ja not happening. Yes I know we also have Nitrone here but they seem best at re-covering and custom covers rather than shaping comfort seats.
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Re: Economically adventurizing a EXC 500
« Reply #1949 on: February 07, 2019, 08:49:41 am »
SC - Seat Concepts the best IMHO if you are going aftermarket seat. The nice thing is you can just order the kit (foam and cover) unlike Renazzo and others that will only sell whole seat or you must ship yours for covering - ja not happening. Yes I know we also have Nitrone here but they seem best at re-covering and custom covers rather than shaping comfort seats.

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Also the Nithrone seats look good, but is not very durable.

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Re: Economically adventurizing a EXC 500
« Reply #1950 on: February 18, 2019, 12:20:30 pm »
Has anybody imported Mosko Moto luggage by any chance?
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Re: Economically adventurizing a EXC 500
« Reply #1951 on: February 18, 2019, 01:02:54 pm »
Has anybody imported Mosko Moto luggage by any chance?
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