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Offline Noneking

Timbavati trip
« Reply #80 on: July 14, 2020, 08:06:24 am »
Dare I ask?.On a ride like this do you think you could have enjoyed it more on your 701 versus the 790?
I honestly donít think so. The 790 ( and 990 for that matter) are extremely capable bikes. Would certain obstacles have been easier on the 701? For sure, but Whereís the fun in that? The big KTM twins are just such a thrill to ride!

We spent two consecutive full days of riding these beasts on mostly technical terrain. They are comfortable to be on can happily ride along on single track at low revs and pack plenty of punch when you need it.

Iím thankful for the time I spent on smaller bikes. It improved my riding no end and gave me the confidence to do things on a bigger bike I never thought possible....... and my riding is still improving (LOTS of room for that  :3some:) because of riding with and watching guys like @Just Blip It!  , @JesseH , @chopper pilot  etc who have amazing skills on the big bikes.

Iíve made peace with the fact that my 790 will take some punishment in the process, but Iíve never enjoyed and used a bike quite like this one.......
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Offline Noneking

Re: Timbavati trip
« Reply #81 on: July 14, 2020, 09:17:08 am »
Rocky descent















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Re: Timbavati trip
« Reply #82 on: July 14, 2020, 09:19:39 am »






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Re: Timbavati trip
« Reply #83 on: July 14, 2020, 09:21:17 am »
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Re: Timbavati trip
« Reply #84 on: July 14, 2020, 09:23:41 am »
Getting going again after an oopsie


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Offline Noneking

Re: Timbavati trip
« Reply #85 on: July 14, 2020, 12:18:58 pm »
When Mark looks down into a ravine like that you need to start worrying.......



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Re: Timbavati trip
« Reply #86 on: July 14, 2020, 12:23:03 pm »






Once at the bottom..... no other choice but to follow him out again.....















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Offline MonkeyNot

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Re: Timbavati trip
« Reply #87 on: July 14, 2020, 01:20:03 pm »
Awesome area wat julle gery het  :thumleft:
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Re: Timbavati trip
« Reply #88 on: July 14, 2020, 01:21:15 pm »
Awesome area wat julle gery het  :thumleft:

Ek wag vir jou.......  >:D >:D :peepwall:
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Re: Timbavati trip
« Reply #89 on: July 14, 2020, 01:32:13 pm »
Out on the other side and more........you guessed it...... rock climbing


































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Re: Timbavati trip
« Reply #90 on: July 14, 2020, 01:34:51 pm »
















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Re: Timbavati trip
« Reply #91 on: July 14, 2020, 01:53:52 pm »









Toe word ons moeg.....


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Re: Timbavati trip
« Reply #92 on: July 14, 2020, 01:55:56 pm »











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Re: Timbavati trip
« Reply #93 on: July 14, 2020, 01:58:47 pm »
And back home after 2 fantastic days of riding.......



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Re: Timbavati trip
« Reply #94 on: July 14, 2020, 02:00:24 pm »
Day 2 video



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Offline BLK

Re: Timbavati trip
« Reply #95 on: July 14, 2020, 03:40:46 pm »
Such a brilliant video reflecting the proper enjoyment of off road trail riding.Thks.
 
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Re: Timbavati trip
« Reply #96 on: July 14, 2020, 08:09:13 pm »
Thank you @BLK !
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Offline mtr89

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Re: Timbavati trip
« Reply #97 on: July 14, 2020, 08:21:29 pm »
@Noneking Shit dude you know how to have a jol on a bike!
Your RR's always make me keen to ride.
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Re: Timbavati trip
« Reply #98 on: July 14, 2020, 08:41:11 pm »
@Noneking Shit dude you know how to have a jol on a bike!
Your RR's always make me keen to ride.

Thanks man!  :thumleft:
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Offline Hollywood

Re: Timbavati trip
« Reply #99 on: July 15, 2020, 07:13:03 pm »
Eendag... eendag gaan ek my skoeter laai en vir jou kom kuier.

Dankie vir jou great Ride Reports. Dis 'n moerse klomp moeite om dit alles te edit, aanmekaar te sit en dan nog fotos te beskryf ook. Ek weet waaragtag nie waar jy tyd kry daarvoor nie. Well done!!!!
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