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Honda ST1100 - about 130,000 km on it now, just getting it nicely broken in.

Photo was taken in Romania in September 2011.

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Here are mine:

1996 Moto Guzzi California 1100i



2005 Yamaha XT 250 Serow:





1956 Moto Guzzi cardellino 65cc which will be going over the Alps to Mandello del Lario next year. It is my first restoration project. :Ø)

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My little old '82 xt550, (mostly !) . 2xTrans Africa, multiple Euro trips and despatch work. Still going strong and cat approved....
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My little old '82 xt550, (mostly !) . 2xTrans Africa, multiple Euro trips and despatch work. Still going strong and cat approved....
What a great looking bike (and cat)! Much better than the random plastic nonsense that doubles for an adv bike today.
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Looks like Iggy (the cat)will be needing extra fish tonight as a royalty reward for looking his best.
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Scratched around and found a few of my other old bikes on tour.

Camping out on the main track north in Cape York on a cx500 round Australia -1987/1988

Returning through Romania on a trip around the eastern bloc and Turkey on a battered £ 100 Yamaha xs400 called NFA. Strangly one of my all time fav touring bike. - 1989

In India on the ubiquitous Enfield Bullet 500 on a 3 month tour here there and everywhere.-2003
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Royal Enfield 350 Bullet... my first touring bike
I'm like 19 by the way, so not a nostalgic post haha
The picture is from from my first trip around UK.
AAAHHH hey... I know where that picture was made... used to live and work near by (actually in Witney) and passed that spot endless times... what a small world...
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still getting acquainted ... R80G/S

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My Kawasaki 8oo Vulcan Classic. Took her over the Alps twice, a few Jochs and the Stelvio. Hopefully she will get me to and around Turkey in June including the Kemaliye Stone Road. I know it is not the obvious overlanding bike but as they say, any bike will do...she did sofar.
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My first bike was a Yamaha AG 200, rock solid, loved it

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2002 xt 600 slow and steady wins the race!
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I have two bikes now Hyosung gt 250 (v-tvin 30 bhp ) and a chinese built 150cc cruiser. I find the cruiser(ish ) bike more useful
as it is easy to fix and consumes so little that you don't worry about it. All viilagers use smilar bikes so I can find parts eassily.
A chinese bike in Turkey and the Gt abroad.
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We're off to Africa on these

Cool eh?
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Cool eh?
Cool indeed but what are they?
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Since I like smaller bikes it's nice to see that there are many 'normal' bikes here and not only the 'Charlie and Ewan' type of heavyweights.

I'm going on a 7000km trip through Europe on a Honda PCX 125.
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