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drz's did the dakar! :D
« on: June 30, 2011, 11:26:32 am »
Check this bloke out, father of 5 and he did the dakar in 2007 and 2009 and finished on his zook





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So much of win it hurts! ^.^


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Re: drz id the dakar! :D
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2011, 11:32:33 am »
And this guy

Mr. Kastan
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Re: drz id the dakar! :D
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2011, 11:36:42 am »
these are from the africa rally






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Re: drz's did the dakar! :D
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2011, 12:06:15 pm »
That looks like aluminium in the last bike...incredible workmanship....we can only dream I suppose :drif:
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Re: drz's did the dakar! :D
« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2011, 02:08:00 pm »
That looks like aluminium in the last bike...incredible workmanship....we can only dream I suppose :drif:
it is

and fark dreaming, if you want go get it
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Re: drz's did the dakar! :D
« Reply #5 on: June 30, 2011, 02:29:24 pm »
I am trying to cut back on the bike drug :peepwall:

Seriously though...I am loving my Drz e.....I know most forum members frown upon them , but mine just does it for me!!!!

Not a KTM , I know , but then I also did not pay KTM prices for it :mwink:

From what I have gleaned one can have years of fun farkling the bike, and in the meantime ride WHEREVER you want

As a newbie I can assure you the bike has given me the confidence to ride terrain I would never have considered on my Yamakar :thumleft:

Ok , now the regular DRz beaters can have their turn running em down :imaposer:
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Re: drz's did the dakar! :D
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2011, 02:38:21 pm »
I have to agree with you, of all the bikes I have had (2x BMW XCountry - KTM 990 ADV - KTM 690 E) I have always had the most fun on my drz  :ricky:
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Re: drz's did the dakar! :D
« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2011, 03:02:58 pm »
everywhere else in the world, except this forum, drz's are considered reliable bikes that are capable of long distance touring :)

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Re: drz's did the dakar! :D
« Reply #8 on: July 03, 2011, 10:41:03 am »
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Re: drz's did the dakar! :D
« Reply #9 on: July 03, 2011, 11:40:02 am »
everywhere else in the world, except this forum, drz's are considered reliable bikes that are capable of long distance touring :)

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This forum suffers from "flavour-of-the-month" syndrome. Every couple of months a bike is the best thing since sliced bread, only for the bike to be ridiculed a year later...the DRZ is one of those. They are great enduro's for the non-pro-sponsored oke. Have fun - they are just to loud for my tastes, but ride lekka.  :thumleft:
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Re: drz's did the dakar! :D
« Reply #10 on: July 04, 2011, 04:31:11 pm »
Jip, the DRZ is a very capable bike and reasonably priced. It is like most things, if you look after it it will
look after you. I think DRZ's get a bad rap because they ridden hard and then not properly looked after.
Small things like jetting and valve clearances can make or brake a DRZ..... , plus they are a lot of
fun and take a lot of abuse because of that.
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Most bikes from reputable manufacturers are capable of adventure traveling. Unfortunately the same cannot be said of all adventurers.

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Re: drz's did the dakar! :D
« Reply #11 on: July 04, 2011, 04:38:18 pm »
Jip, the DRZ is a very capable bike and reasonably priced. It is like most things, if you look after it it will
look after you. I think DRZ's get a bad rap because they ridden hard and then not properly looked after.
Small things like jetting and valve clearances can make or brake a DRZ..... , plus they are a lot of
fun and take a lot of abuse because of that.
Must say, I wouldn't lend out my ears to much on the forum, to many.......you get what you pay for crowd
out there.

Most bikes from reputable manufacturers are capable of adventure traveling. Unfortunately the same cannot be said of all adventurers.

DRZ rocks!
Agreed.

Every single DRZ failure I have had can be directly related back to seedy mechanics and poorly done jobs >.<

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Re: drz's did the dakar! :D
« Reply #12 on: July 05, 2011, 08:09:27 am »
Every single DRZ failure I have had can be directly related back to seedy mechanics and poorly done jobs >.<

I think you are forgetting about the 'n[]va effect'. But apart from that I agree.

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Re: drz's did the dakar! :D
« Reply #13 on: July 05, 2011, 04:57:45 pm »
everywhere else in the world, except this forum, drz's are considered reliable bikes that are capable of long distance touring :)

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Re: drz's did the dakar! :D
« Reply #14 on: July 11, 2011, 11:44:46 am »
everywhere else in the world, except this forum, drz's are considered reliable bikes that are capable of long distance touring :)

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Yes if you believe everything here he should have suffered a big end failure on stage 1  :peepwall:
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Re: drz's did the dakar! :D
« Reply #15 on: July 11, 2011, 05:36:30 pm »
everywhere else in the world, except this forum, drz's are considered reliable bikes that are capable of long distance touring :)

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Ain't that the truth!  :thumleft:
Yes if you believe everything here he should have suffered a big end failure on stage 1  :peepwall:

 :imaposer: true  :D
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