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Old 11-12-2012, 03:36 PM   #48
clintnz
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Location: Rotoiti, New Zealand
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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.


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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.

Cheers
Clint
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