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Old 04-12-2008, 06:40 PM   #1516
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The states got a DR250SE in at least 1994 because I have one, really fun bike and amazingly smooth, given that the motor was designed to be a 350 (and a understresed, reliable one at that) the 250 will probably last till the end of time
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Old 04-13-2008, 01:49 AM   #1517
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Spidennis, Ha ha, Hanging in -5c you'd be like a side of beef in the freezer. My hammock hangin' is definately a summer occupation!
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Old 04-13-2008, 07:20 AM   #1518
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Hammock Camping Thread

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Spidennis, Ha ha, Hanging in -5c you'd be like a side of beef in the freezer. My hammock hangin' is definately a summer occupation!
I just started up a thread on hammock camping, drop on by .....

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...55#post6755755
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Old 04-13-2008, 02:11 PM   #1519
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Hammock dweller....

Great ride report. It's so hard to visualize the experiences of those men. Thanks for posting.
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Old 04-16-2008, 08:22 AM   #1520
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Thanks for posting Hammock, nice to see the XT250 out in the real world. I want one real bad, and now I want one with the euro headlight.
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Old 04-16-2008, 08:29 AM   #1521
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Hey Hammock dweller,

Great post!


What kind of tent is that you are using?

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Old 04-16-2008, 09:27 AM   #1522
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The tent is a Hillerberg Nallo GT 2. It's only 2.5 kgs and has plenty of room for your gear and you can cook in the vestibule as it has propper ventilation. They're not cheap but you get what you pay for. The way I look at it is it's my holiday accomodation. I'm into my 3rd year now and so far I've had over 40 nights in it so I reckon that's good value.
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Old 04-16-2008, 09:45 AM   #1523
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The tent is a Hillerberg Nallo GT 2. It's only 2.5 kgs and has plenty of room for your gear and you can cook in the vestibule as it has propper ventilation. They're not cheap but you get what you pay for. The way I look at it is it's my holiday accomodation. I'm into my 3rd year now and so far I've had over 40 nights in it so I reckon that's good value.
Love those Helleberg tents. They sure are pricy, though.
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Old 04-17-2008, 12:36 PM   #1524
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Yes they're expensive but so are new bikes! I got it in the sales and got the footprint extra groundsheet thrown in so it was a good deal for a hilleberg at £400 all in. You can get a good quality tough tent for less than £100 I know but I wanted one and could afford it so I had it. I've had to re-proof it though but it's ok now. I suppose with high end tents you never really know how old they are. It's not as if they're selling loads of them every week.
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Old 04-20-2008, 12:55 PM   #1525
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all pictures here. ride report forthcoming. eventually.
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Old 04-20-2008, 01:04 PM   #1526
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Looks good.
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Old 04-20-2008, 01:40 PM   #1527
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Just add some bags

Minimal enough?

Weigh around 180 pounds gassed up

21" front wheel, 19" rear wheel and measuring 36" to the top of the seat making tall for someone less than 6'-2"

Have super ground clearence and a stump pulling 1st gear.

They started out with a 125cc, changed to YX140cc 12.5 RWHP engines.

Have road plates, but only run in the national forest and back dirt roads.



Top out at 52mph with a 275# rider.

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Old 04-20-2008, 01:41 PM   #1528
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Rear view

That is a 100/90 - 19 tire

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Old 04-20-2008, 02:53 PM   #1529
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Minimal enough?
Those are cool. I suppose you could haul minimal camping equipment on it, like you could on a bicycle.
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Old 04-20-2008, 03:14 PM   #1530
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Here's my little 250, doing what she does best
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