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Old 10-28-2012, 06:12 AM   #8933
Mambo Dave
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Joined: Oct 2011
Location: 11 ft. AMSL
Oddometer: 5,791
Non-flashy, no advertisements, no plastics, no fancy gear, but this pic seems to be striking a cord with a few of us who have seen it:

There are other pictures of it earlier in the thread, but those aren't as pertinent or eye-catching as this one. An explanation of the events up to this picture are in

I like that he isn't advertising one of his own pictures, or one of his friends, to be on the front page - fotoduda just put this picture up for a few to see in a camping thread, yet it catches the essence of Adventure Riding (for those who don't ride Starbucks bikes). For me it's something about the rear wheel spacing of that model, the slightly knobby tire, the overall form of the bike, the loaded gear, the non-flashiness of the bike/model ... that, and that setting really helps ... that make it perfect.
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