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Old 04-29-2012, 01:00 AM   #46
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Just a little bit more

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You're such a tease!
Sorry JTB, a little more teeze. I went out on my last day, determined not to film anything but to just have a great time with the bike.

Anyway, we did some pretty difficult single trail and I nearly flipped it.



It will take me a couple of weeks to complete the review as I want to make it a good one.


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Old 05-15-2012, 06:10 AM   #47
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KTM690 - Test - Handling

Ladies and gentlemen,

I would like to introduce the first in a three part series on the KTM690. First stop handling. Then engine and other things. Then finish up asking the question, "Can the 690 make a great adventure mount?"

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Old 05-20-2012, 12:49 AM   #48
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Temporarily suspending the site

Ladies and gentlemen,

Three weeks to go until I head off to London to hopefully ride one of these 690s back to Australia. My objective is to arrive back in Sydney on the 1 October, but as you know in 22 thousand k's anything can happen. Anyway I will do my best.

In light of my absence I will not be posting here for some months. However all is not lost.

We hope to post regularly on our ride reports thread, '12 countries and just practice.'

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=692338

I would imagine we will post some very short clips on this thread, but mainly photographs.

Further information about the ride can also be found on facebook at

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Contin...3852940?ref=ts

Look forward to awakening this thread when I return.

Thanks for all the support. At times it's been challenging.

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Old 05-20-2012, 04:38 AM   #49
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Good luck dawg!!
Look forward to the reports !
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Old 06-23-2012, 02:29 AM   #50
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1 week until I leave London for Sydney

One week to go before we leave London for Sydney. Here is a vid of our practice ride, '12 Countries and just practice" We are working on an hour version of this. It may work out to be 2 x 1 hour episodes. The riding is real different in Europe, but great fun. Adventure has more of a latte feel to it.





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Old 06-23-2012, 05:24 AM   #51
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One week to go before we leave London for Sydney. Here is a vid of our practice ride, '12 Countries and just practice" We are working on an hour version of this. It may work out to be 2 x 1 hour episodes. The riding is real different in Europe, but great fun. Adventure has more of a latte feel to it.

Can I carry your panniers
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Old 06-23-2012, 05:35 AM   #52
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One week to go before we leave London for Sydney. Here is a vid of our practice ride, '12 Countries and just practice" We are working on an hour version of this. It may work out to be 2 x 1 hour episodes. The riding is real different in Europe, but great fun. Adventure has more of a latte feel to it.






very very jealous !!! even if you are riding orange junk
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Old 06-23-2012, 12:30 PM   #53
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very very jealous !!! even if you are riding orange junk
Mate that is one prepped bit of junk. Built by Mr Rally Raid Products himself, Mr John Mitchinson. Jeez I've learned a lot about these bikes. It was like standing next to a micro surgeon, explaining what he was doing and why. He even gave me a practical test on fuel injector removal and replacement. I got a pass. Nothing flash.
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Old 06-23-2012, 12:31 PM   #54
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Can I carry your panniers
Soft luggage for us. And we are packing a lot lighter than what we did for this trip.
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Old 06-23-2012, 04:26 PM   #55
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Can't wait mate, bloody top video. If that was a taster the real deal is going to rock!
Cheers
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Damn I came back to watch it again... Had to call the Wife in...
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Old 06-23-2012, 08:04 PM   #56
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Good luck, safe riding, and looking forward to the yarn afterwards.
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Old 09-15-2012, 10:36 PM   #57
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Back in Australia

Gentlemen,

Back in Australia after riding London to Singapore via Europe, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China (Himalayas), Nepal, Thailand, Malaysia.

Bikes are currently being shipped to Darwin and we will finish with an unsupported crossing of the Simpson Desert, and possibly the Flinders Ranges. Anyway while waiting for the bikes, we thought we would have a peak at the video we took. Here is a sample.

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Old 01-19-2013, 03:28 AM   #58
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Back on the dirtbikes

Philippe and I took one of our mate's son's out today for a 150 ker with about 80 ks single trail. Some of the single was a challenge. Seth did pretty well I thought, for a kid not exposed to those types of challenges.

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Excerpt from new movie - Ukraine

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Old 02-26-2013, 04:26 AM   #60
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Kyrgyzstan -adv rider capital of the world

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