New Zealand RTW and back on a KTM500exc.

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Aaron.S, Oct 21, 2016.

  1. roadcapDen

    roadcapDen Ass, Grass or Gas, no free rides.

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    Good interview with Paul Aaron! Keep on keeping on!
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  2. Aaron.S

    Aaron.S Been here awhile

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    Thanks Mate. In case others didn't see what Den was talking about I am featured in the Inmate interview series this week.
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  3. duggram

    duggram Happy to be Retired Supporter

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    Yes, great interview! But you missed out in Alaska. I rode my 501 over the Dalton this summer, but stayed in the Deadhorse Camp hotel. You missed out on waking up to a 30 degree foggy morning. Talk about memorable experiences! Thank you for all you do for us. There's not much better to do here than read your report thread.
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  4. Kyron

    Kyron Oncler Inds

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    Linky please?
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    duggram Happy to be Retired Supporter

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  6. liv2day

    liv2day Is Anyone Here a Marine Biologist! Supporter

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    Ditto...great to see you on the front page @Aaron.S! And LOL to the comment about knowing how a drug smuggler feels like with your motor coming back to the US in two bags :lol3 :lol3
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  7. 2old2Bbold

    2old2Bbold was 2bold2getold

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    Special/best kind of drug.... :D
  8. BelgardaBuddy

    BelgardaBuddy Adventurer

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    Thank you for sharing this entertaining RR!
    I like how spontainious your plans were and that you rode so much on dirt:-) I am very much looking forward reading the next chapter off this epic adventure ride.
    When doing such a long ride the risks are obviously there, what kind of body armor or protection were you using?
    Cheers
    Aaron.S and Wake up call like this.
  9. motafinga

    motafinga n00b

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    Dug the interview Aaron enjoy the Winter in Oregon!
  10. clax

    clax Been here awhile

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    Awesome stuff Aaron. Not sure if you replaced your water pump yet, but I got one of the Boyesen Super Cooler ones. Looks "cool" har har. And if that's your first one, seems like longevity isn't really an issue, but perhaps the Boyesen impeller is even more durable?! It looks more durable! And if not I have my factory one with about 20 hours on it if you need.

    PS:pricey but they go on sale once in awhile
  11. 2wheelRover

    2wheelRover Adventurer

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    I've been stalking you on Instagram, but now I will here too! And my offer still stands if you want a 500exc-f to ride this winter on the Oregon Coast mine is sitting idle all winter
  12. Bosnaexpress

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    Is the skipper still naked all day long?Great report,tanx mate
  13. Bosnaexpress

    Bosnaexpress Adventurer

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    Never change a winning team
  14. Bosnaexpress

    Bosnaexpress Adventurer

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    I´am reading now the whole night and it is morning, still with you!!!Tanx a lot!!!Here is my 89 XR,still have it.Pic is 1991 in central Bosnia&Hercegovina Bosna`90.jpg
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  15. Bosnaexpress

    Bosnaexpress Adventurer

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  16. Aaron.S

    Aaron.S Been here awhile

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    None besides the D30 in my Klim jacket and pants.
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  17. Aaron.S

    Aaron.S Been here awhile

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    Yeah that's what I had. The nut came off so not a part failure.
  18. Aaron.S

    Aaron.S Been here awhile

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    No pants Ludwig. Yes.
  19. Bosnaexpress

    Bosnaexpress Adventurer

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    read the whole report, everything is in there.Bosnia and Hercegovina are a offroad eldorado
  20. fasttortoise

    fasttortoise Smartest Idiot Here

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    My attempt at humor may have been lost in translation. I enjoyed every post.