Tanzania to Botswana and back - two up!

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Atreyou, Mar 21, 2011.

  1. EastSideSM

    EastSideSM Isn't that dangerous?

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    At least he recognized he is full of shit. That is a lame ass comment on a great Ride Report. Free Palestine isn't anti-semitic, it is anti-occupation!!!
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  2. charlie264

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    Sacha Baron Cohen, jewish comedian. :rofl
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  3. BigDave75

    BigDave75 Will Work for Food!

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    Great Ride Report!!! Thank you!

    And hang on to that woman forever because she is surely one in a million! :clap
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  4. Atreyou

    Atreyou Having Fun

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    This was just moved from Orange Crush to Ride Reports so thought I give it a bump in case you all are interested in taking a peek!
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  5. LOZ

    LOZ Long timer

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    normal wear of a knobbly when used on tarmac dont worry about it

    a week point on the 950/990 is the sidestand,it mounts on to the crankcase and has been known to crack the engine case,i would avoid breaking the bead's of tyres and getting on/off the bike ect with the sidestand down

    you can get re-location bracket for it

    great report

    loz
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  6. Osadabwa

    Osadabwa Don't be Surprised

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    Did a long ride in Africa some years ago with a friend. Each of our bikes were packed about like yours... which is to say heavily. We met a guy with his girl 2 up on an Africa Twin somewhere in Namibia. When they took off, my friend and I were thinking how it would be hard having to share the bike with somebody... but it must make the nights a hell of a lot more fun!

    Looks like it was a blast.

    Cheers
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  7. Atreyou

    Atreyou Having Fun

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    Thanks man! Yeah, a year later I read the owner's manual and I had at LEAST twice the recommended maximum weight on there... :lol3

    It was actually way more fun to share it with her. :D Only time it became tougher was when I tried to steady the bike with one foot at a police roadblock in Malawi after riding for a few hours straight and....the....bike...began...to....tip...... Was just too fekking heavy! One of my most embarrassing tip-overs. In front of TONS of people, of course.

    This bike lives on in the hands of an Aussie up in Arusha by the name of Mick. Sold it on that Meat King mailing list! He will have years of fun to come with it. Stay safe out in TZ...gonna check out your ride reports now!

    I've got a good Natron one up now and will post a few more in coming weeks.

    Cheers!
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  8. Atreyou

    Atreyou Having Fun

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    You are absolutely right, man. I switched to a table vise and it worked like a charm! Thanks!
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