N.Z.Adventures Yamaha South Island Safari 2008

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Dotbond, Jan 30, 2008.

  1. Dotbond

    Dotbond Africa, Africa

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    Yes it is the X with a 21" front end fitted.
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  2. Hockenrider

    Hockenrider Wheel in Front

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    HiYa,

    :wings I think Tim should of had a wingspan of 21 " fitted to each end :wings


    The photo's don't really show steep it was and how lucky he
    was to ride for the rest of the trip :eek2 .

    PS . Trev : Another great report . Cheers :clap
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  3. Dotbond

    Dotbond Africa, Africa

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    Hi Noel. I don't know about Tim having wings fitted to his bike. You know what he's like when he starts flying, always lands pissed to the eyeballs! :freaky
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  4. Balrog

    Balrog aka - BusaJim

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    Sorry been a bit slack in organising getting signed up and posting pics
    Heres some of the ones I managed to take.

    Arriving the day before
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    More bikes start to turn up
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    Getting ready to leave on the 1st day
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  5. Balrog

    Balrog aka - BusaJim

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    Lining up for inspection
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    Our lunch stop of the day
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  6. Balrog

    Balrog aka - BusaJim

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  7. Balrog

    Balrog aka - BusaJim

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  8. Balrog

    Balrog aka - BusaJim

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    That was a lot deeper than I was expecting.
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  9. Balrog

    Balrog aka - BusaJim

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    Its fair to say I was a tad nervous going down here on the beemer
    More lack of pilot skill than bike limitation
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    Loved riding through this stuff, beats rocks for crashing into as well
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  10. Balrog

    Balrog aka - BusaJim

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    Last one

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  11. oziexplorer

    oziexplorer fugarewe tribe member

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    I wanna do a dirt bike tour of NZ


    FANTASTIC REPORT :clap :deal



    Thanks !
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  12. cooneyr

    cooneyr terra firma rider

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    Balrog - if there was ever a 1150 Adv that got used for what it was built for and more I think its yours. Well done that man. :clap

    Cheers R
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