Heavy, Heavy, Heavy, Heavy, Ugly, Heavy
Seriously, for overlanding the Tenere might even be better (at least I think the oil change interval is longer - I could be mistaken though), but then again at the moment I'm not in the market for a serious overlanding bike.
I doubt I'll be doing RTW anytime soon, so what I'm looking for is a bike to blast around the local mountain roads, ferry to morocco and ride dunes, to the old military roads in the alps, take to the local dirt-track or (and that's what I'll be doing August and September) tour eastern Europe with.
In other words: Having a blast is more important then not having the bike blast and even that should not pose too much of a problem, since KTM offers two years of guarantee, which can be extended up to four years...
Anyhow, I was thinking about the Enduro without R against the Enduro with R, the insanity of buying a bike new that's sure to end up with scars and scratches (also known as character
), and what all the necessary stuff would cost me, when a nice deal came along.
Practically new R with Powerparts Panniers (relabeled Zega boxes), Tankbag, new slip-on exhaust and some more nice stuff with less than 2000km on the clock.
So here it is, my new bike:
What made this sweet for me was that the bike is ready to go, I just need to install the GPS, pack my stuff and get going...
Only downside is that it's not mine yet, but that will change tomorrow or the day after!