I stopped using rim strips years ago as it can add time and annoyance on the trail if you get a flat, getting it to stay aligned with the center of the rim, getting the hole aligned and also them snapping.
It’s obvious that some don’t understand ‘less is more’ when it comes to riding and travel when some bikes are packed to excess – we’ve all seen the photos
where could I take my motorcycle on this planet and write about it because you’ve never heard anyone riding there before?
The perfect adventure motorcycle, is there such a thing? No, because everybody is different and one size does not fit all.
What made it, what didn’t?
…reviews of products and gear so far.
I think A to F is a good way to go, cause most of us have been to school and we know getting an F is as bad as it gets, but obviously YMMV.
All parts and gear was reviewed for 7000 miles
all riders have an opinion on what their perfect bike is for RTW travel, choose what makes you want to ride it every day, if stock doesn’t do it for you, modify!
Time for a new bike for me, a 2016 500exc Six Days, time to prep it and get it ready for a RTW journey
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