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Old 01-04-2013, 04:44 PM   #1
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riding bitumin- is this adventure?

TI just rode east coast to west 6500 kms in under 7 days.is this adventure? It was defenitely a hoot.dodging roos, cattle,cops!double demerits.
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:09 PM   #2
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That would just be regular touring wouldn't it?

I just did 2000K on a ZZR250, all on road, not ADV style riding but I still had a ball.

If you had fun then who cares what you call it?
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:18 PM   #3
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Depends on road condition, in regards to adventure level.
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:21 PM   #4
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:38 PM   #5
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It is what ever you feel it was!!!

ad·ven·ture [ad-ven-cher] Show IPA noun, verb, ad·ven·tured, ad·ven·tur·ing.
noun
1. an exciting or very unusual experience.
2. participation in exciting undertakings or enterprises: the spirit of adventure.
3. a bold, usually risky undertaking; hazardous action of uncertain outcome.
4. a commercial or financial speculation of any kind; venture.
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:07 PM   #6
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ad·ven·ture [ad-ven-cher] Show IPA noun, verb, ad·ven·tured, ad·ven·tur·ing.
noun
1. an exciting or very unusual experience.
2. participation in exciting undertakings or enterprises: the spirit of adventure.
3. a bold, usually risky undertaking; hazardous action of uncertain outcome.
4. a commercial or financial speculation of any kind; venture.
Agree.

If you aren't riding on tar, you must be riding on dirt, which is just trail riding.

The adventure part is independent of the surface.

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Old 01-04-2013, 06:27 PM   #7
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And yet again we get people who are confusing the word "Adventure" with the meaning of the words "Adventure riding"...

Every time this comes up we seem to get people who want the label of "Adventure rider" more than they want to do any all roads touring.

The term "Adventure riding" is traditionally used to describe touring by motorcycle on gravel, or unsealed roads, if the traveling is being done on mainly sealed roads, then it is Motorcycle touring, which is no less of a form of riding than unsealed roads touring.

As I said in my first post, if you enjoy it, then who cares what it is called.
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:36 PM   #8
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:38 PM   #9
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I'd say that road is fucked...

If it is in that condition for a few hundred K then I wouldn't call it a sealed road...
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:41 PM   #10
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And yet again we get people who are confusing the word "Adventure" with the meaning of the words "Adventure riding"...

Every time this comes up we seem to get people who want the label of "Adventure rider" more than they want to do any all roads touring.

The term "Adventure riding" is traditionally used to describe touring by motorcycle on gravel, or unsealed roads, if the traveling is being done on mainly sealed roads, then it is Motorcycle touring, which is no less of a form of riding than unsealed roads touring.

As I said in my first post, if you enjoy it, then who cares what it is called.
and Trev nails it
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:44 PM   #11
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Our local council would say....
Road surface is appropriate for number of vehicle movements and population density
But I agree with tREV, it's fucked!
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:53 PM   #12
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It was adventurous. On the Hayabusa. Russian roulette on desert highways.met some animals at warp speeds but unlike a car I need a foot of space so we all live happily ever after.how do I post some pics?
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:54 PM   #13
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Old 01-04-2013, 07:12 PM   #14
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Looks like standard operating conditions for Central Queensland...
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Old 01-04-2013, 07:24 PM   #15
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Sounds like an adventure to me

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TI just rode east coast to west 6500 kms in under 7 days.is this adventure? It was defenitely a hoot.dodging roos, cattle,cops!double demerits.
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