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« Reply #20 on: April 12, 2006, 08:32:17 pm »
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I have a saying, 'Go large or go home!'
Yes, the bigger bikes are a handfull off road but nothing beats them when it comes to long distance touring, which I predominantly do, a smaller bike with a week's worth of kit doesn't do it for me.


Yes but sometimes small is better, like riding up a rock or through sand. I think it's best to have a big and small bike. No if I can just get enough money together for my "big bike"  :lol:
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« Reply #21 on: April 12, 2006, 08:53:43 pm »
I hope Xander likes the South African humour otherwise we'll never hear from him again.. :lol:
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« Reply #22 on: April 12, 2006, 09:17:58 pm »
well, the belgians are rather notorius for their "humour" - paddy humour...

he might be XXXander in disguise  :D  :D  :D
 

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« Reply #23 on: April 18, 2006, 01:53:19 pm »
Quote from: "digitaldan"
Quote from: "Adventurer"
I have a saying, 'Go large or go home!'
Yes, the bigger bikes are a handfull off road but nothing beats them when it comes to long distance touring, which I predominantly do, a smaller bike with a week's worth of kit doesn't do it for me.


Yes but sometimes small is better, like riding up a rock or through sand. I think it's best to have a big and small bike. No if I can just get enough money together for my "big bike"  :lol:


I hear you DD. Did the DR on Dakar and 1150 and both have their places. Those big bikes just eat up those dirt roads and does'nt even flinch through the odd sandy patch.

Would not take it on more technical riding. Even the Dakar/KLR was maybe a bit too heavy for the red stuff. (To be seen in context with the ability of the rider) Smaller MX would have been awesome on the red route.

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Why sutch a big bike?
« Reply #24 on: April 18, 2006, 09:53:18 pm »
Want ons kan & wil. 8)







PS.Some of the earlier comments are absolutely hillarious  :D  :D  :D

Thanks guys for a good laugh. Much appreciated. 8)
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