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Offline Dustbiter

Lyndon Poskitt talks about how he built up his bike - naming all the modifications and where to get them.

Good lockdown fare!

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Previously: 1973 Honda SS50 - Port Elizabeth
                  1979 BMW R65 - East London
                   1996 BMW R1100GS - Grahamstown
 

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I find it amazing that the youtubers that do major wold tours use motorcycles for years and years.  Basil is 13 years old.
If you want to haul ass, you gotta mix gas.
 

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It is also interesting that he elected to use a carburettor instead of EFI
Bikeless at present
Previously: 1973 Honda SS50 - Port Elizabeth
                  1979 BMW R65 - East London
                   1996 BMW R1100GS - Grahamstown
 

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I find it amazing that the youtubers that do major wold tours use motorcycles for years and years.  Basil is 13 years old.
Yes, but it is/was not a production model it was a Dakar race bike. 🙄
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  • I may be cheap, but I am not a
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  • Bike: BMW R1200GS
    Location: Western Cape
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  • Born again 1/7/2020
I find it amazing that the youtubers that do major wold tours use motorcycles for years and years.  Basil is 13 years old.
Yes, but it is/was not a production model it was a Dakar race bike. 🙄
What I meant was to show respect for them looking after their bikes. 
If you want to haul ass, you gotta mix gas.