Originally Posted by Imyodaddy
Dumb question: Could a properly armored and knobby-shod VStrom make the same trip? The ground clearance on a Dakar is not that much better, and it has only a little more suspension travel than the Strom.
YoDaddy - In my opinion 95% of the route is best suited for any big DP bike with decent tires ( I ran gripsters ) but some parts may be impassable no matter what your riding and need to be bypassed. I'll give more on lessons learned about this trip after I finish getting the rest of the pics up.