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Old 11-12-2012, 02:36 PM   #48
Trans-Global Chook Chaser
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Joined: May 2004
Location: Rotoiti, New Zealand
Oddometer: 3,590
Originally Posted by platypus121 View Post

“Why would you ride there?” is a common reaction to my route across
deserted areas. ‘Empty’, ‘dead’, ‘uninteresting’, ‘mind-numbing’, and
most of all - ‘boring’ are used to describe the desert and semi-arid areas.
To which I reply: “Balderdash, Sir! Pure bunkum and tommyrot!”
Amen to that. Maybe it's just the contrast to hilly, green & compact NZ but I also find desert travel fascinating & enjoyable.

Originally Posted by platypus121 View Post
To the
DR rider the Track is just another bumpy road to be smoothed out by
an efficient, long-travel suspension,
Being impressed by the suspension on a DR is a sure sign you have spent way to much time out in the noonday sun on postie bike. Keep up the good work.

'03 KTM 640 LC4 Enduro

The wilderness, the desert - why are they not crowded
.................................................. .....with pilgrims?
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