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CRF250L Southwest USA – Gear Review

Like the CRF250L itself, I use longer rides to try out new stuff, new ways of doing things or whatever else catches my imagination. Below is the equipment roll call from the 2013 Honda ride around Southwest USA. What worked, what … Continue reading

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Mile Zero: CRF hits the road

Only a week later than planned the Honda and I now are on the road for a month or more’s riding around the fabulous Southwestern USA. How long had that been on the ‘to do’ list? The Magbags filled up … 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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Giant Loop Siskiyou Panniers – a close look

Giant Loop are well known for their innovative ‘horseshoe’ bags which wrap around the back of a dirt bike but which, in my opinion, are not especially easy to use day-in, day-out and have been proven not to be waterproof … Continue reading

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Kriega Overlander system – a close look

See also Overlander S (2017) AMH contributor Nick T dropped by while on tour through the Western Isles on his ’05 Dakar 650 equipped with his new Kriega Overlander baggage system. I saw prototypes at a bike show earlier in the year … Continue reading

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GS500R Overlander – progress report

The GS500R Overlander project bike is taking shape, although it’s not quite a fully set jelly. The critical mod: adapting the rear DR650 hub and brake to fit the donor bike’s swing arm and chain run has been completed pretty seamlessly … Continue reading

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Enduristan Monsoon review

ENDURISTAN MONSOON THROWOVER PANNIERS DESCRIPTION Thirty-litre, Cordura and TPU-coated fabric, roll-top, throwover panniers. Enduristan web page. (See also my Touratech ZegaFlex review) WHERE TESTED Spain and Morocco in March 2012 on a BMW F650GS SE. to update my Morocco book. The … Continue reading

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