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Old 01-29-2009, 08:20 AM   #6001
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Well, its both acctually.
First , sorry for my english!

+ It puts more weight on the tire so the nails bites firmer to the blackice on the lake, so on aplowed racecircut? I can go about as fast as with the 525.

- The 80kg heavier and twice more powerful bike dig a deep ditch with the rear wheel in the sledtrack and makes it difficult to ride back in the same route, you have to cross your own track so the front wheel dont get chaugt and pull you down - and I do NOT want that to happen.

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Old 01-29-2009, 01:03 PM   #6002
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- The 80kg heavier and twice more powerful bike dig a deep ditch with the rear wheel in the sledtrack and makes it difficult to ride back in the same route, you have to cross your own track so the front wheel dont get chaugt and pull you down - and I do NOT want that to happen.

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Old 01-29-2009, 02:03 PM   #6003
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Well, its both acctually.
First , sorry for my english!

+ It puts more weight on the tire so the nails bites firmer to the blackice on the lake, so on aplowed racecircut? I can go about as fast as with the 525.

- The 80kg heavier and twice more powerful bike dig a deep ditch with the rear wheel in the sledtrack and makes it difficult to ride back in the same route, you have to cross your own track so the front wheel dont get chaugt and pull you down - and I do NOT want that to happen.

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First - welcome, never mind your English it is quite excellent!

Your pictures are very good and extremely

Are all Swedish bikers mad or are you unusual? (please don't be offended this is a joke )

More power to you - and more pics please?
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Old 01-30-2009, 01:24 AM   #6004
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Heh, thanks.
No, i'm not unusual, we are quite the same all of us here, and i think you would be to if your only option in wintertime was to ride on snow and ice
It wasnt a very long ride, I found this site to view the gpstrack:
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=117453

I hope to get some more pictures in near future.

Here's a link to Swedens biggest offroadforum:
http://forum.soe.se/index.php
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Old 01-30-2009, 02:36 AM   #6005
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Last day of a 3 day ride--heading home
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Is that you with the bike ?

If yes, then it shows that what matters is not the ride, but the rider
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Old 01-30-2009, 08:25 PM   #6006
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Here's a couple from southern philippines:-

A good cameraman!



Second d*mned flat rear of the trip,



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Both "my girls", on the way home,

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Old 01-30-2009, 08:44 PM   #6007
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Eastern Sierra Adventure Ride

This photo was taken in the Owen Valley on the Eastern side of the High Sierra. Has anyone riden Silver Canyon in the White Mountain near the Owen Valley?

[IMG]file:///C:/00%20SNA/11%20SNA%20Adventure%20Bike/ADV%20White%20Mt%20Ride/Eastern_Sierra_Ride_09.jpg[/IMG]

Sorry,I can't get the image to show up
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Old 01-30-2009, 09:06 PM   #6008
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This photo was taken in the Owen Valley on the Eastern side of the High Sierra. Has anyone riden Silver Canyon in the White Mountain near the Owen Valley?

[IMG]file:///C:/00%20SNA/11%20SNA%20Adventure%20Bike/ADV%20White%20Mt%20Ride/Eastern_Sierra_Ride_09.jpg[/IMG]

Sorry,I can't get the image to show up
Silver Canyon from the valley up top is a fun ride. Steep switchbacks in some sections and some creek crossings that can get a bit deep. A worthy ride on the big KTM...
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Old 01-30-2009, 09:16 PM   #6009
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Old 01-30-2009, 09:20 PM   #6010
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Eastern Sierra Adventure Ride

I agree, this is a really fun adventure ride with steep switch backs and the creek crossings can get pretty deep. Great ride, and the view from the top of Silver Peak is awesome...
Did you get a chance to walk the grove of Ancient Bristlecone Pine?
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Old 01-31-2009, 12:47 AM   #6011
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Gday all.I love this thread.Only just worked out how to put pics up.Heres
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Old 01-31-2009, 03:18 AM   #6012
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Aus Cruzer, what rear tire have you got on there? Dunlop? :)
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Old 01-31-2009, 05:58 AM   #6013
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Aus Cruzer, what rear tire have you got on there? Dunlop? :)
hey Scalci.its is a Dunlop 908 Rally Raid.
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Old 01-31-2009, 09:55 AM   #6014
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Hey dogleg, nice pics.

two questions;

1. how did you get on with breaking the bead when you had your flat?
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2. how did you manage to ride two bikes at once?

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Old 01-31-2009, 10:40 AM   #6015
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Hey dogleg, nice pics.

two questions;

1. how did you get on with breaking the bead when you had your flat?
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2. how did you manage to ride two bikes at once?

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