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Adventure Motorcycling Tyres – Off-Road

These are what you’d call road-legal knobblies. They work fine on dry roads as long as you remember what you’re riding, but some may give some frights in the wet if you don’t. Road-legal knobblies wear faster than Road or All-Road tyres … Continue reading

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The best do-it-all Adventure Motorcycling Tyres

The tyres selected below are do-it-all adventure biking tyres suited to travel in the AMZ where the road infrastructure may be irregular. When an unfinished highway turns to dirt, or is washed out by floods or under repair for miles, these are the tyres that’ll give you confidence … Continue reading

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Adventure Motorcycling Tyres – Road

No other item gets prospective adventure riders in such a lather. And quite right too because rain or shine, your tyres are out there on the front line, rolling over whatever surface while supporting 250-500kg and responding to your inputs to speed up, … Continue reading

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The Philosophy of Adventure Motorcycling

Published in ‘Horizons’ by the IOL, an interesting document here. It’s a synopsis of a masters’ dissertation by Matt Healey whose in the ‘outward bound’ business and went to Morocco on his DRZ where he considered AM as an alternative educational tool. … Continue reading

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CRF250L – tuning an EJK fuel controller

My bike came with the commonly fitted Stage 1 performance kit: an EJK fuel controller, FMF Q4 pipe with MegaBomb header, drilled air box sides, spark screen removed from air filter element and a 13T sprocket. All probably great for … Continue reading

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Exactly how big is soft baggage?

I said this already: soft bags may be ancient, pack animal-era technology but they seem to be catching on in advworld, with new products out from Giant Loop (review here) and Wolfman Rocky Mountains (below right). Some are little different … Continue reading

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Weighing your bike

Unlike most people, I was curious to know what my GS-R actually weighed. Now it’s taller (higher CoG) it doesn’t feel so light to push around, for what it is. Lacking other resources, I decided to try the bathroom scales … Continue reading

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