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  • Moray
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  • Honda Crosstourer
  • My Second Bike
  • Varadero
  • The bike I dream of owning
  • Yamaha 1200 XTZ Ducati 1200 Multistrada The new 1200 Honda Varadero!
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  • 100's! Favourites; 6x Africa Twins 2x Varaderos Tiger 955i Tiger 800XC 2x Kawasaki KLR'2 Kawasaki KLX 500 Blade! VR800i
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  • In the Alps, mine's a Stella, Alpina that is!
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  • Snow in Scotland!
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  • Europe, 12yrs running, including the Alps most years
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LargeWayRound, 2010-07-12 21:26:12
Hi Jim

Yes , must get together to arrange things , I have been kind of busy with my business but weekends are usually good ..

Post a message on my wall, and it sends me a email if you are meeting up with the lads. and I will see I can make it ..

cheers .....
LargeWayRound, 2010-07-11 09:28:41
Hi Jim ..

You found me .. lol ..

Looking forward to the magazine coming out , and the trip we have in august , should be fun .. cheers LWR
Alun, 2010-07-07 22:00:23
Hi Africajim and welcome to the site. I see you've already found your way to the forum, nice one. Five Africa Twins? I'm impressed. Out of interest... Tiger 955 or Varadero? What's your pref?
africajimafricajim on Friday, 09 July 2010 20:37

Hi Alun, horses for coures sir, the Tiger's a great one up ride but for all round two up touring, one up scratching and hard tracks the Varadero is the better bike. Build quality is around the same, suspension on the Honda's superior. I take Fiona with me most of the time, sometimes she takes her BMWF650GS but quite often we're two up so the Varadero's the bike for me.


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