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Cool ancient cherry to morocco

Hi all, been reading the hubb for a couple of days,anyone help with a minor first time trip to morcco. I have a KTM 950 adventure andam looking to go to morocco in time for the Dakar start to watch a few gods traverse the desert. I plan to take my wife as pillion, we have been married 25 years so as you can imagine we aren't spring chicks. Would I better to hire a bike there (got about 7 days for the trip) or should I take my KTOOOOOOMer. Any advice hints tips gratefully received. Previous travels only to western europe.

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If you only have 7 days for the trip you wont have much time in Morocco as it will take ATLEAST 48 hrs to get there. I'm not sure if you can hire a big bike when you arrive; have met many people on small (125) hire bikes but as you have your wife and luggage.....?
Best to give yourself more time away and take your own bike.
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Thanks Kev, that's probably the way to go if I can arrange the extra time away .....

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hello ,
7 days in morocco is not enough.

you can hire a car or a bike in Morocco , and come to the desert.

if you need anything about the desert , here is my email to contact me as i live near where the DAKAR RALLY passes.
atlasdesert2@yahoo.com
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Thanks very much for the offer of help, as it looks like a longer trip than I have time for in 2007 I may have to delay the trip for a year. Used all my free time up this year I'm afraid.

Just off to Roen in France though so its not all bad news.

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