Italian Alps offroad (TET) 5Days T7/SD650

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by MotoSly, Jul 11, 2021.

  1. MotoSly

    MotoSly Been here awhile

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    This was such a surreal place.. i have never been to a place like this, and it even got me a bit emotional, being there... being grateful!!!
    I did it... i F-ing did it... last year around this time i was fighting a severe depression and couldn't even get to the bakery 50meters from my home..
    and now, here i am... on top of a mountain at 3km altitude, enjoying all of it and taking it all in!

    THIS IS ADV riding at it's finest for me!!!

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  2. MotoSly

    MotoSly Been here awhile

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    this bikes did very well, and we didn't encounter a flat tire.... i mean... how???

    All in all i wanna do it again ASAP!

    Back at the van and loading them for the last time feels strange....

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    After riding 12hours straight, we unloaded the T7 and Cagatay and he rode 2hours in the middle of the night from Sint-niklaas to Amsterdam!

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    Sad fact is that this was the LAST time i was going to see the T7 in real life.....
    at the end of August the T7 got stolen from Cagatay out of his garage.....

    He is still heart broken... and i feel for him!
    If only i was a millionaire, i would buy him a new one!

    Not only is de T7 gone... i also sold the SWM, and got myself a 2020 KTM 390 Adventure.

    And is already being abused more than it should!

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    Thnx for reading and watching my crappy pictures!
    But it's more of a dairy for me than it is for you guys!

    Next adventures are being planned of course!

    Cheers !
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  3. Storz

    Storz Been here awhile Supporter

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    Epic adventure and write up!!
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  4. RedDogAlberta

    RedDogAlberta High Plains Drifter

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    Great report. I liked when you were above the tree line and suddenly... flowers.
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  5. MotoSly

    MotoSly Been here awhile

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    Thnx, yeah that was a little surprise for me too!
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  6. Roots2RockHillbilly

    Roots2RockHillbilly Trials Ridin Hillbilly

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    Thanks for posting this, I loved reading it! That is a dream trip for me. Tell me, what bike are you riding? It looks like an SWM Super Dual? Is that T ? We don't get the same exact models here in the US so I was curious. Thank You!!
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  7. MotoSly

    MotoSly Been here awhile

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    Thank you!!!

    In Will be posting more adventures here!

    The bike indeed is a SWM Superdual T. It was a great bike for off roading! Bit i wanted something newer and even more Nimble. Do that's why i tot the KTM 390!
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  8. Schussboelie

    Schussboelie Kicking up dirt Supporter

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    Great trip MotoSly!
    And indeed, a lot more to discover around Oulx!!

    Would love to explore your offroad loop in the Waasland! :D
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  9. Bardockion

    Bardockion Adventurer

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    Nice trip and grats on the new 390!

    Never had any problems in the Waasland area with the local police?
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  10. MotoSly

    MotoSly Been here awhile

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    always welcome for a Waasland trip ;)

    Never had problems indeed, cause 95procent is legal, and the other 5procent is " gedoogd" aka if you don't act like a morron, there are no problems :)
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  11. Bardockion

    Bardockion Adventurer

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    A Waasland trip sounds like fun. :D
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  12. MotoSly

    MotoSly Been here awhile

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    Feel free to contact me anytime!
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  13. Schussboelie

    Schussboelie Kicking up dirt Supporter

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    Cool. I'll trade ya a Waasland trip for a Kempen trip! ;)
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  14. MotoSly

    MotoSly Been here awhile

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    sounds like a good deal to me :-)
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    I love your enthusiasm, seems like you were psyched up Looks like a great first trip!
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  16. MotoSly

    MotoSly Been here awhile

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    thank you! Yeah i was psyched up the enitre week!!
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    Jackalay23 Been here awhile

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    Fantastic. I love to see these European adventures. One day...............
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  18. JimRidesThis

    JimRidesThis Local celebrity

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    Really great RR :thumb

    Shame about Cagatay‘s T7 getting stolen, hope he’s back on two wheels soon :nod
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    little update on that tho!

    insurance paid him a good amoujt of money 1 week ago.. so i guess he is going for a T7 again! but not sure. he will be on 2 wheels again begin 2022.
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  20. Essbee

    Essbee Been here awhile

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    Awesome RR @MotoSly !!! Dankie!

    I feel for Catagay having his T7 stolen. :waysad
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