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Old 08-07-2009, 05:15 AM   #9
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: Hopefully on a bike
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Originally Posted by Olas Altas

Looking forward to updates... Do you think you could still manage this ride on the CRF without a support vehicle? How fast can you go comfortable on your bike?

Good luck!
Since you asked about this particular ride I would have to consider that it is maybe 1500 miles from my place to the start. Would I want to ride the 230L up then back--not really I would take my XT350 as it is much better for on the road riding. The 230 is a 55-60 cruise bike for two lane. I can get more but it depends on conditions like hills wind etc. Yesterday I did 15 miles on the interstate doing 70 but it was hard on the bike-wfo. I use it out and back from the house all the time for 200 mile dual sport rides but if it requires interstate riding I go with the XT. As to what I'm carrying on the bike no problem doing this ride without a support vehicle.
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