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Old 05-09-2008, 02:06 AM   #1
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Trans Portugal off-road.

First, thanks Markie for the route, and Im sorry with my english.
This route trans portugal off road is from toyota guide, is a tourist route cross portugal, you ride trough pretty small towns, scenerys, small roads, rivers and very diferent off road terrains, isnt hard off road but is very entertain and funny.
We are two members, my wyfe and I, in ktm adv 640 and 990. At beginning we have 9 days but we must reduced to 7 days for 3000km.

We start near Bilbao, after 600km on road, the tracks start at Puebla de Sanabria.









The weather was good, about 20c.









sometimes the tracks was more dificult...



Many rivers to cross




some rivers with surprise





Big bike + small rider.......



Touratech panniers not too waterproof



more to come......

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Old 05-09-2008, 02:22 AM   #2
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Please give us more

Your wife is brave to ride her own 640 on tracks How tall is she ?
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Old 05-09-2008, 02:26 AM   #3
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I wish I had made the last trip.

What are the soft bags on the 640 and do they hold up on the trails?
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Old 05-09-2008, 02:43 AM   #4
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Old 05-09-2008, 03:27 AM   #5
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Me estan encantando las fotos.

What a great route.
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Old 05-09-2008, 03:41 AM   #6
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Please give us more

Your wife is brave to ride her own 640 on tracks How tall is she ?

She (Patrizia) is not to tall, 165cm, but yes she is brave.....

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Old 05-09-2008, 03:48 AM   #7
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I wish I had made the last trip.

What are the soft bags on the 640 and do they hold up on the trails?


The soft bags are "ortlieb" and works perfect, full waterproof, not much weight, and very hard.
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Old 05-09-2008, 04:13 AM   #8
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Lets go, after dry....

The tracks are very change, normaly easy, across pretty scenarys..









sometimes harder





one week ago rain a lot in Portugal





"Almeida" is a very beautiful old town










Portugal is a paradise for off road..... Is a paradise

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Old 05-09-2008, 04:31 AM   #9
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Eulk, you don't have a "flying bike" pics yet


BTW, nice report, let the pics come
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Old 05-09-2008, 04:49 AM   #10
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.. waiting for more
looks like a dual "adventure"..
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Old 05-09-2008, 05:39 AM   #11
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Wow, what beautiful country.

I really liked this picture. You can see the smile right through the helmet. It made me smile too.
I want to go find a simmlar rock and take the same picture.


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Old 05-09-2008, 06:10 AM   #12
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Which are u using on the 990 for the rear wheel ? It looks like a Desert or a T63.

Nice story, I'll add Portugal on my trips list
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Old 05-09-2008, 06:31 AM   #13
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Nice. I've got to get back to Europe soon.
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Old 05-09-2008, 06:41 AM   #14
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Fantastic action ride!! Thanks for the report and pics...
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Old 05-09-2008, 10:47 AM   #15
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Beautiful trails and pics, thanks for taking the time and sharing your trip with us!

You haven't met the 'Dirty Dozen' by any chance?

By the way, will Patrizia come with you to Sort? I want more girls at the rally...
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