Wow, that's some serious riding... the dudes on adventure bikes, even more so.
I have a 650 VStrom and I've got the fricken softest BattleAxes on it that money can buy, so that I get along quite nicely on paved roads. I spanked a young whippersnapper on an R1 a few weeks ago. Anyway, the thought of taking it on any actual dirt is like, yeah na.
But recently, when I'm riding the public road right next to my most very favourite knarly Redhill mtb roadside trail, that my Kona Process routinely eats for breakfast... a whacko part of me, wants to have a go on the VStrom.
I totally know, that I'm ancient (mid 60's) and very broken, and that I'd fuck a pristine example of a bike that no one cares about, and very likely hurt myself in the endeavour... but weirdly, I can't ride that road without wondering.
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