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by royle100
Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:02 pm
Topic: 12 days in South Africa
Replies: 9
Views: 1810

Re: 12 days in South Africa

Looks like a great trip. Thanks for posting. Did you hire the bikes in Cape Town? Did you do the route and accommodation yourselves? Looked like good mix of gravel and tar - some awesome scenic passes. I did a trip from CT to Namibia about 6yrs ago. Need to get back. Some great riding to be had down...
by royle100
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:12 am
Topic: An Australian lap attempt.....anti clockwise
Replies: 323
Views: 31891

Re: An Australian lap attempt.....anti clockwise

Great report. Safe travels in NZ

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by royle100
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:30 pm
Topic: TAT Video ride report
Replies: 1
Views: 732

TAT Video ride report

Not sure if anyone has posted this you tube series. Very well put together IMO

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by royle100
Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:24 pm
Topic: Morocco break down cover
Replies: 2
Views: 909

Re: Morocco break down cover

This place does fairly comprehensive policy ito breakdown, however you will still need 3rd party "Green Card" cover which can be purchased on entry Have a read of WIBO's Morocco 2017 trip report...
by royle100
Wed Jan 24, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: BMW F800GS - Too Good to be True?
Replies: 9
Views: 3249

Re: BMW F800GS - Too Good to be True?

Had similar issue on mine. Instrument panel/computer was stolen so replaced with scrapped one, thinking it could be reprogrammed to the ECU mileage. After lots of frustrating trips and calls to dealers - eventually put in an insurance claim for new £800 replacement unit from BMW. They then link new ...
by royle100
Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:02 pm
Topic: Adventure Country Tracks Portugal
Replies: 12
Views: 3555

Re: Adventure Country Tracks Portugal

Hi, thanks for write up. Looks like great trip. Hoping to do something similar in May and was wondering how long the return took? Looking to ferry in to Bilbao or Santander, 5 or so days of trail and then quick blast back to ferry through Portugal, (although looking at road network it may make sense...
by royle100
Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Potential change from a 1200GS
Replies: 16
Views: 2597

Re: Potential change from a 1200GS

ditto to previous post

Took mine on EDC last year with no problems. Comfy on motorway at speed and confidence inspiring on trails and greenlanes.

should be good deals to be had with F850GS being released this year.
by royle100
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Which bike?
Replies: 36
Views: 5882

Re: Which bike?

Had both the Dakar and 660r a while back. Both used for London commuting, so can't comment in detail on dual sport potential. Most recently hired a 660r in Morocco for 3 days and did some fairly knarly offroad rocky riverbed one of the days - engine was great, suspension not so great. Would say bm i...
by royle100
Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:39 pm
Topic: A good deal here
Replies: 5
Views: 2158

Re: A good deal here


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