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Old 10-23-2015, 08:46 AM   #1
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GS can do!

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Old 10-23-2015, 08:54 AM   #2
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Couple of stills to get you interested!. Guys got guts, that's for sure.
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Old 10-23-2015, 09:34 AM   #3
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Capable bike in the right hands. Wish my hands were that capable.

Pretty sure I smelled vaporized clutch material a couple times.
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Old 10-23-2015, 09:46 AM   #4
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Capable bike in the right hands. Wish my hands were that capable.

Pretty sure I smelled vaporized clutch material a couple times.
I may have the skills to try it, maybe not make it, but I don't have the pocketbook for a bike that costs that much to toss it away. But sure appreciate his attempts.
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Old 10-23-2015, 10:00 AM   #5
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Mine has a few Big Bend battle scars that I put on it 10 years ago just after I got it. Never was too concerned about beating it up but my problem now is age is gaining on me so a lot of those places look like owee spots to me.

Falling down hurts when you get old.
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Some people are roadrunners. I'd be the coyote going over the cliff.
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Old 10-23-2015, 10:06 AM   #7
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WOW, I give up my Bad ***** Hombre Title from the time I tried to keep up with Zander and Steve. And took the GS down and the up and into the tree on that ride to Ozona..
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Old 10-23-2015, 10:07 AM   #8
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Old 10-23-2015, 10:31 AM   #9
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Looks like it would be a lot of fun an a KTM 350. Power to weight ratio is important... how much power does a body have to pick up the weight a bike on it's side?
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Old 10-23-2015, 10:47 AM   #10
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Looks like it would be a lot of fun an a KTM 350. Power to weight ratio is important... how much power does a body have to pick up the weight a bike on it's side?
This took 2.86 kilowatts...

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Old 10-23-2015, 11:10 AM   #11
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Looks like a nice ride no matter what bike you got. I could understand the motivation to try it even on a Harley.

I wouldn't, but I could understand.

Watched 2 guys on sparkling new BMW GS's ride into Hidden Falls on my way out one weekend and wishing I had turned back around to watch them explore. It would have been a lot of fun to see how far their adventure was going to take them and hope for lots of pleasant surprises.
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Old 10-23-2015, 11:54 AM   #12
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This took 2.86 kilowatts...

Can't imagine. My X is 365 wet an loaded for a long desert run. I always seem to crash on something steep or slick or steep and slick. My only hope with a GS would be to slide it down the hill on its side to a flat spot.
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Old 10-23-2015, 12:23 PM   #13
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Looks like 1190 country to me. Go for it!
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Old 10-23-2015, 06:27 PM   #14
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Fun!

That's why my bikes are all small. I'm old, broken, weak, and often fall in places I shouldn't be.
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I was very happy to see those guys did not make it up that last hill on the GSs. It would have been very embarrassing and a big blow to my ego! We rode that trail last month and it took an hour for two of us to get to the top on a XR650L and a XC W 450!

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Old 10-24-2015, 07:48 AM   #16
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Well now... who's got the fishing rope?

Yep, love my GS but it ain't no dirtbike.
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Old 10-26-2015, 10:46 AM   #18
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Yep, that's some gnarly stuff right there.
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Old 10-26-2015, 10:48 AM   #19
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Well now... who's got the fishing rope?

Yep, love my GS but it ain't no dirtbike.
Read where they rode up the canyon next day 2-up, bike cranked and he rode it out.
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Old 10-26-2015, 01:47 PM   #20
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Here's another GS napping. Maybe someone will own up?

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