Obviously with so many bikes to keep running and a self imposed need to chock up the miles, breakdowns, offs and punctures all become part of a days riding for the team.
After all this was not a sponsored expedition but a group of friends saving, planning and making sacrifices in order to realise their dream in the days before GPS and the internet.
Follow some of the.Everything is tackled with the same stoical sense of humour, even the assault on eastern Siberia, almost twenty years before Ewan and Charlie.Its 14/41 and I believe it was 15/43 or 45 stock.Sunline bars, 1 bar risers, hand guards, LED turn signals and rear brake light; Im not sure about the headlight itself but the bulb is an H4, its really nice and bright.Whats your favorite Dual Sport ride?Christopher Luis talked to me about why he loves the DR350 and doesnt miss his XT600.
I was riding a 1984 Yamaha XT600 which was just a pig to ride it was really heavy and had terrible suspension.
The electric start is amazing, that XT was kick start only and very choosey about when it wanted to start.
A huge thanks to Austin Vince and Dai Jones for their leadership on this truly unique off road.
What kind of upgrades or modifications have you done to it?
Simplistic, reliable, and easy to squeeze extra performance from, these bikes have been the weapon of choice for many Dual Sport and ADV riders, including Austin Vince and the original.The Suzuki DR350 has a long-standing reputation as one of the best Dual Sport motorcycles available.I just loved the riding kit they all chose proper black biking leathers, open faced lids and Union flag patches proudly sewn onto sleeves.It also came with.What made you buy a 1996 Suzuki DR350?The plan was for a record attempt (in a new class to be the fastest round the world by the longest land route; crossing the recently collapsed ussr and then riding the length of both the Americas and Africa.For me the last few lines in the booklet sum up the spirit of the production Whoever you are, wherever you ride, nato per vincere streaming wherever you go youll make it and youll have the time of your life.What dont you like about it?I was also getting close to spending more money on parts than I had on the entire bike.All the protagonists chose Suzuki DR350s, each personalised with their own ad-hoc luggage systems, some of which, it transpired, even proved suitable.