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Offline GSpot

"Nice to have" for adventure riding
« on: September 16, 2020, 12:05:45 pm »
Excluding an Adventure bike - duh
What is the one thing (there might be lots) that you cannot live without like accessories for yourself or your bike?
« Last Edit: September 16, 2020, 12:14:49 pm by GSpot »
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Re: "Nice to have" for adventure riding
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2020, 12:09:14 pm »
I can not live with an EFF sticker on my bike.
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Re: "Nice to have" for adventure riding
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2020, 12:11:42 pm »
I can not live with without an EFF sticker on my bike.

fix it for you  :thumleft:
« Last Edit: September 16, 2020, 12:12:07 pm by Edgar »
 

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Re: "Nice to have" for adventure riding
« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2020, 12:12:11 pm »
Excluding an Adventure bike - duh
What is the one thing (there might be lots) that you cannot live with like accessories for yourself or your bike?
I assume you mean “cannot live without”

In that case, the one item that never leaves my bike is the puncture repair kit. The list gets longer the further I ride...
 
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Re: "Nice to have" for adventure riding
« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2020, 12:23:00 pm »
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Offline Odd Dog

Re: "Nice to have" for adventure riding
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2020, 12:34:23 pm »
In that case then a throttle control like a Kaoko or similar.
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Offline Grunder

Re: "Nice to have" for adventure riding
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2020, 12:36:35 pm »
2 finger levers
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Re: "Nice to have" for adventure riding
« Reply #7 on: September 16, 2020, 12:38:09 pm »
I suppose this means on trips ?... my anti-inflammatories. Otherwise I cant ride the next day.
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Re: "Nice to have" for adventure riding
« Reply #8 on: September 16, 2020, 12:39:22 pm »
Let’s seea helmet, glovesno just kidding.

I would say, like minded people to enjoy it with


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Re: "Nice to have" for adventure riding
« Reply #9 on: September 16, 2020, 12:40:18 pm »
A sense of humour.
That will get you and friends through amazing shit.
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Re: "Nice to have" for adventure riding
« Reply #10 on: September 16, 2020, 12:41:02 pm »
A watertight roll top bag that you can pick up a bag of ice & a 6-pack at your last town. Assuming Cyril will let you buy, of course. ATG Stretcher & mattress
A means to make GOOD coffee
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Re: "Nice to have" for adventure riding
« Reply #11 on: September 16, 2020, 12:41:55 pm »
A sense of humour.
That will get you and friends through amazing shit.

That’s a Must Have - not a Nice to Have.....😝
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Re: "Nice to have" for adventure riding
« Reply #12 on: September 16, 2020, 12:49:10 pm »
Nice to have... ok I suppose my sidecar is an accessory on my bike. Wont go on any trip without it  :lol8:
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Offline Spectaitor

Re: "Nice to have" for adventure riding
« Reply #13 on: September 16, 2020, 02:01:42 pm »
"Nice to have" and "Can't live without" do not go together in the same sentence.
Can't live without is a toolkit
Nice to have is a Handlebar Bag
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Re: "Nice to have" for adventure riding
« Reply #14 on: September 16, 2020, 02:35:05 pm »
Nice to have is boiling sweets  :color: , Beacon, preferably, those ones that are a bit tart/sharp!


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Re: "Nice to have" for adventure riding
« Reply #15 on: September 16, 2020, 03:08:05 pm »
Credit card  O0
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Re: "Nice to have" for adventure riding
« Reply #16 on: September 16, 2020, 03:10:15 pm »

A means to make GOOD coffee

Couldn't agree more! And since this is a "nice to have" not an essential (although it could be classified as such on some days!)
 

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Re: "Nice to have" for adventure riding
« Reply #17 on: September 16, 2020, 04:08:02 pm »
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Re: "Nice to have" for adventure riding
« Reply #18 on: September 16, 2020, 04:09:39 pm »
A Boxer engine with a diff and a clunky gearbox :drif: :drif: :drif:
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Re: "Nice to have" for adventure riding
« Reply #19 on: September 16, 2020, 06:29:55 pm »
grandpa headache powders, good for headaches, hangovers, cramp, grumpy-ness etc etc, never leave with out it oh and a bottle of spice gold.and a bottle of water.
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