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Hi to all forum members

I have been occasionally lurking around here for the last 6 months as well as on the Adventure Bike Rider forum. I suppose from the start, I would classify myself as a motorcyclist who has started to develop an unhealthy interest in overland travel rather than an overlander for whom a motorcycle is just a means of ‘getting there’

I’ve been riding since 1991 & had quite a few road bikes (mainly race reps) over the years. The back now aches & knees creak so even if I wanted, riding the latest Ninja Kamikaze 1300, isn’t a comfortable option. In any case, as I’ve gotten older but not wiser, both my interests & tastes have changed somewhat

At the moment I have 3 bikes: a 660Z Tenere



a 660X for hooning around town & a Ducati Monster which I use when I want to ride, but feel the need to leave my brain at home

Turning to matters 4-wheeled for the moment, I also have 2 Land Rovers, a Discovery & a 110 Defender CSW which is pretty much expedition ready & enough kit in the barn to get me round the world at least a couple of times. So, some of you might be thinking “Mr FM, why the hell aren’t you out on the road then” & this morning, as I sit in my air conditioned office in London, I am asking myself the exact same question
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Welcome to the HUBB,

It sounds to me like you are more than ready to go... but which vehicle?? An embarrassmentof riches...


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A very big to you and all your toys to the HUBB. May you find the time to use them to the full.

Personally I have only 1 piece of equipment and struggle to find the time to use it to its full ability...
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Welcome to the adventure riding world.
I think it will be better to offer your name to our club İBMİK as the member of Honorary!!!!
Wish you all the best and hope to see you in İstanbul and Anatolia for adventures together with our members.
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