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Old 10-09-2012, 10:48 PM   #10
Joined: Aug 2012
Location: Southern Cross Land
Oddometer: 144
Great story - thanks for posting.

Can I suggest you swap your ride for a smaller bike and carry a Sat Phone. Seriously, the GS or GSA is NOT an off road bike unless the road is well graded, smooth and dry.

I rode my Yamaha TT350 to Central Australia solo and exhausted myself many times helping folks on GS/A on the easiest of jump-ups (rocky hill climbs) or shallow creek crossing! One German lady with a GSA at Poeppel's corner just burst into tears when I told her the road ahead on the French Line had over 1,000 sand hills that I just crossed. It'd be hell riding that porky model up sand hills!
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