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If the Camel Marathon Bike had to come back today ...
« on: February 01, 2019, 08:39:16 am »
which bikes should they use ? Since they are still being made I vote for the DR650 or KTM690 / 701. Needs to be DS street legal bikes from the factory so not 100% sure if a KTM500 will qualify. They need to be able to withstand this. Dominators were used in years past.
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Re: If the Camel Marathon Bike had to come back today ...
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2019, 08:45:51 am »
Ktm 500comes with street legal kit :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Re: If the Camel Marathon Bike had to come back today ...
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2019, 08:50:15 am »
Ja as much as I like the old thumpers I don't see the DR650 cutting it today.

It will be more than likely a ktm 690 or husky 701
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Re: If the Camel Marathon Bike had to come back today ...
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2019, 12:18:34 pm »
KTM 500 or maybe Suzuki DRZ 400 perhaps?
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Re: If the Camel Marathon Bike had to come back today ...
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2019, 01:46:45 pm »

Looking at those pics it seems that you will go faster if you do it without any bike.

 
 

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Re: If the Camel Marathon Bike had to come back today ...
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2019, 03:56:10 pm »
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Offline Vintage_Mania

Re: If the Camel Marathon Bike had to come back today ...
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2019, 05:11:56 pm »
That is a Honda Dominator in the pics.

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Re: If the Camel Marathon Bike had to come back today ...
« Reply #7 on: February 01, 2019, 05:17:08 pm »
He doesn’t look like he’s enjoying himself much, or riding a bike. A mountain bike might be the best option.
 

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Re: If the Camel Marathon Bike had to come back today ...
« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2019, 11:29:06 am »
An orange pit-bike with a 690 sticker would be my weapon of choice.
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