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Offline Watty

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ID this BMW please
« on: October 21, 2008, 04:42:48 pm »
The caption to this photo states:

"Simon Pavey on his BMW G650 in Mongolia's Gobi Desert during the 2008 Transorientale rally"

Is that correct?   ???  btw  Lekker photie never the less  :drif:

 

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Re: ID this BMW please
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2008, 04:45:36 pm »
Looks like a modified X-Challenge

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Re: ID this BMW please
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2008, 04:47:41 pm »
Looks like a modified X-Challenge



Agreed.
 

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Re: ID this BMW please
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2008, 04:50:11 pm »
100% right

Simon Pavey (No 5) finished 18th overall.
He rode a modified X-Challenge

Main site:
http://www.transorientale.com/

Bike results:
http://www.transorientale.com/news/classements.php?edition=2008&id_etape=38&search=overall


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Re: ID this BMW please
« Reply #4 on: October 21, 2008, 04:58:08 pm »
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Re: ID this BMW please
« Reply #5 on: October 21, 2008, 09:25:10 pm »
Looks like a modified X-Challenge



Agreed.

what gave it away?
Was it the big X-Challenge sticker on the side?  :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:
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Re: ID this BMW please
« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2008, 10:57:25 am »
You can see a lot of the new 450 in the genes.
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Re: ID this BMW please
« Reply #7 on: October 22, 2008, 11:08:34 am »
Is that the same helmet he used in Race to Dakar?
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