Australian Desert Adventure KTM 690 Enduro

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by shadower75, Jun 28, 2018.

  1. BLucare

    BLucare ADV General Counsel

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    Haven't watched these yet, but I recognized Tom's WR instantly! I'm sure these will all be great :thumb Thanks for taking the time to document the ride.

    Edit: I need to start using the phrase "grey-haired nomads" more often :jack
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  2. shadower75

    shadower75 Been here awhile

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    Cheers BLucare
    Yes Tom is with us on this ride. Does take time to do all the filming and editing but it is worth it in the end. Glad you enjoy it mate.
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    very much enjoying the films mate,you said at the start about 3 different bikes having similar fuel consumption i'd like to hear about how each performed

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  4. BLucare

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    Right, so I've cruised through all five episodes in the last 24 hours and . . . WOW :clap :clap Great work, Craig! I should add that you are genuinely one of the nicest guys I've seen in an adventure motorcycle video

    Is there a sixth installment? Or seventh? Or tenth? Keep up the great work! :beer
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  5. shadower75

    shadower75 Been here awhile

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    Kind words there mate, thank you.

    And yes another episode (Part 6) will be uploaded over night and ready tomorrow morning (Sunday morning here in Australia, which is late Sat night in the States i think).
    After that episode there will be one more and that should be it.
    Glad you are liking them mate...:beer
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  6. Hollywood D

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    I wish we had that kind of solitude in the states. There aren’t many places left where you don’t run into someone every 10 minutes
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  7. shadower75

    shadower75 Been here awhile

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    I guess only having 24 million people in Australia and with roughly 85% of them on the coast it leaves the outback (inland) very sparse when it comes to people. You might have to get down here Hollywood for a adventure some time. I'll show you around mate. :beer
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  8. shadower75

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    Hello Adventurers,
    Part 6 had been uploaded to youtube.
    Hope you guys enjoy this one.
    Link back in the first post of this thread.
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  9. BLucare

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    Another brilliant one, mate :thumb I'm buying you a beer when I make it down to Sydney for all the hard work on these. You've earned a new subscriber outta me.
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  10. shadower75

    shadower75 Been here awhile

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    Would love to sit down have that beer of a few more with you mate. :beer

    Cheers for the sub also.
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  11. Hollywood D

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    Some day. That would be a most excellent trip
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  12. shadower75

    shadower75 Been here awhile

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    Well hello fellow adventurers.

    I have just uploaded Part 7 of my Australian Desert Adventure.

    Hope you enjoy. Link is in first post in thread.

    Have a great day...
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    Nice!
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  14. shadower75

    shadower75 Been here awhile

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    Cheers Tsotsie....
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  15. Hollywood D

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    Part7 looks like the biggest adventure yet! Good bushwhacking
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    Well adventurers, I have posted my final episode for our Australian Desert Adventure.

    I hope you enjoy this one. Have a great day.

    Ps. The link is in the first post of this thread.
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  17. BLucare

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    Awesome, mate :clap you might have mentioned it at some point, but what was the total number of Ks ridden on the bikes?
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    Craig - AKA shadower75

    A well done, entertaining, and informative ride report. Enjoyed the entire series of videos and always looking forward to the next episode.

    Hope to see future reports from shadower75.

    Craig in Oregon, USA.
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  19. shadower75

    shadower75 Been here awhile

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    It was just under 4000kms in 10 days. Cheers
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  20. shadower75

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    Cheers Craig in Oregon. Stoked you liked the series mate.

    If you are ever in this neck of the woods let me know.
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