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Old 08-26-2008, 05:51 PM   #31
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Love this thing!!!!











Sorry there not dirty yet we Eatpasta and I had just started the trip...

Now a few from Death Valley









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Old 08-26-2008, 05:57 PM   #32
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2 KLR riders admiring the mighty GS in western Mass.

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Old 08-26-2008, 05:57 PM   #33
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Alright Inmates.. always one wanting to add fuel to the fire .......... I was over in Orange Crush spying the other day and some smartass thought it would be funny to post this picture.

Someone post something cool like a GS jumping a train or a tractor already so we can top those bastards!

Sorry, I'm a complete poser and I can only contribute to this thread with pictures of me and my bike outside of Starbucks.
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Old 08-26-2008, 07:07 PM   #34
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I want this thread to be something GSpot can be proud of. Don't crap it up with the KTM pictures. The big KTM's are nice, but this isn't the KTM forum!
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Old 08-26-2008, 07:15 PM   #35
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Funny how in most of the pictures the bikes are laying down.

Something to consider when taking the big GS offroad, maybe a KTM would be more appropiate?
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Old 08-26-2008, 07:15 PM   #36
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Old 08-26-2008, 07:16 PM   #37
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Old 08-26-2008, 07:20 PM   #38
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Old 08-26-2008, 07:32 PM   #39
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Funny how in most of the pictures the bikes are laying down.

Something to consider when taking the big GS offroad, maybe a KTM would be more appropiate?
Nonsense I tell ya' pure nonsense!!!







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Old 08-26-2008, 08:20 PM   #40
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It may not be a GS......

But at least it's off road.....

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Old 08-26-2008, 08:25 PM   #41
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So far, way too many of the bikes in these pics have been in places I would drive my Corolla. The above pic is a great off road pic. The next one below is a great off road pic. I've ridden my bike like that a few times, but it makes me nervous to do it alone.


But most passenger cars could be driven here
Or here

Beautiful scenery, but road touring none the less.
Gonna be pretty hard to convince folks that a GS is NOT the same as a Vstrom!
I don't have anything constructive to add to this thread. I nearly always ride alone and don't photograph myself or bike. Most of my "off road" riding has been more like the roads in the last two pics which, as I said, I would drive my '03 Corolla on.
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Old 08-26-2008, 08:29 PM   #42
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This one isn't going to be a pretty landing!!

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Old 08-26-2008, 08:48 PM   #43
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Here's a video of a fairly steep hill on a 1200GS. Sorry I couldn't insert it into this post.

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Old 08-26-2008, 08:54 PM   #44
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This one isn't going to be a pretty landing!!

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It wasn't bad - far as I could tell it didn't even bottom out.



OK so the road (trail) ended, I kept going... (just all alone)


All these pictures and more are in the RR's in Sig line...
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Old 08-26-2008, 09:03 PM   #45
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So far, way too many of the bikes in these pics have been in places I would drive my Corolla. The above pic is a great off road pic. The next one below is a great off road pic. I've ridden my bike like that a few times, but it makes me nervous to do it alone.


But most passenger cars could be driven here
Or here

Beautiful scenery, but road touring none the less.
Gonna be pretty hard to convince folks that a GS is NOT the same as a Vstrom!
I don't have anything constructive to add to this thread. I nearly always ride alone and don't photograph myself or bike. Most of my "off road" riding has been more like the roads in the last two pics which, as I said, I would drive my '03 Corolla on.
Just because the GS CAN go offroad and do water crossings and the like, doesn't mean everybody wants to do those things. The key is the versatility, not that every one of us go out and do monstrous hillclimbs or traverse boulder-strewn goat paths every weekend.

And I think you would beat the crap out of the bottom of your Corolla on most of these roads. Remember, the photo isn't always symbolic of that entire road...there are likely places with gullies or large rocks that would tear up a passenger car.
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