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Michael Neeves  says:

Video: African adventure

Remember the old days when we used our sports bikes for everything? They brightened up our weekends, took us to work, and off on holiday, but now there's a bike built for every occasion. Still, who says you can't do everything on your sports bike? We rode a Ducati Panigale S and BMW S1000RR to Spain and then on to Africa,...

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colinS2R

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colinS2R says:

enjoyed that

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brtl

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brtl says:

did that once

Did that on the old Kwak (2003 ZX-9R) back in the summer of 2008, enjoyed it! www.panoramio.com/photo/15632377

Still use the bike, it never let me down. BTW finding any fuel that isn't diesel in countryside Morocco can be hard, let alone unleaded - if you find a pump, fill her up! The bike didn't seem to mind the leaded fuel too much though.

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Boxer12

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Boxer12 says:

Adventure

I like Mr Neeves "All bikes are Adventure bikes" 100% right!!

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4418geoffg

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4418geoffg says:

We don't want the music!

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VitorR

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VitorR says:

torture VS pleasure

You can do those things, but the odds are, it'll be more of a torture than pleasure experience

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brmoore

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brmoore says:

erm...

"Remember the old days when we used our sports bikes for everything?"

Errm...yea, that was yesterday, and today, and tomorrow, because I do use my sportbike for everything...what happened is we got inundated with alot of sissies :)

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VitorR

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VitorR says:

Sex VS bikes

I think some people hare are confusing their bikes with their sex organs. And that usually happens when you are trying to compensate for something. I don't know what kind of roads you are used to, but riding a sportbike on a degraded road is the same thing that riding a shopping cart on the road (completely useless) besides the fact that it's not prepared for long travel on many other aspects such as fuel tank, luggage, etc. You can go anywhere with it, as long as there are reasonable roads, and any less than good roads will have you arrive at the destination with your hands and your butt numb from all the vibration. Yeah, sure you made it there, and you can even smile to the photograph but the truth is, it would have been better to have taken the bus or even walk than doing that, experience-wise. The truth is, sport bikes are only good on perfect pavement and that's it. Any less than that, better choose a different bike. By definition, if you want to travel, choose either a street bike with good fairing, a tourer or a big trail/adventure bike. race-replicas (the worst), enduro (unmodified), and small bikes are as useful for long adventure trips as a fish in the mud. I mean if you like to suffer just get a bicycle, it's cheaper and it doesn't cost your wallet so much in case you change your mind. If you're stuck with your sport-bike though, don't let others fall into the same mistake you did. Stop pushing people into wrong decisions and find another way to deal with your sexual issues (maybe have sex once and a while).

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