First tour

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First tour

Postby Snapper41 » Mon May 22, 2017 8:54 am

Hi all;

Just done my first-ever tour. Me and two friends went to the Ardennes, taking in the battlefields of the Bulge. We visited France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany, covering 1100 miles in 5 days. The roads in the region are superb - hilly and twisty. The Tracer never missed a beat - here's to the next trip!

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Re: First tour

Postby faz1966. » Fri May 26, 2017 8:40 pm

Yes we did same root last year I was on a 650 vstrom.going back to the somme this year on my new mt09 tracer can't wait.

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Re: First tour

Postby ib12 » Wed May 31, 2017 12:18 am

Did the Lakes the other weekend, Hardknott , Wrynose and Honiston passes. Despite the wet weather the bike handled well even on rough tracks.

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Re: First tour

Postby bluerob » Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:53 am

I did a 1400 mile tour in scotland last month, Tracer was epic.

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Re: First tour

Postby advman » Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:12 pm

Just done nearly 3000 miles in just over a week to Italy and back, went to Coriano to the Simoncelli 58 memorial then to Tavullia to do the Rossi 46 pilgrimage even bumped into his right hand man Uccio in the bar and got a photo with him :D then home via the Stelvio pass , Austria, Germany, France then home to the uk. The Tracer was spot on only thing I added was an Airhawk ;) Now sat here at work it seems like a distant memory :cry: 8-)

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Re: First tour

Postby Toppie » Fri Sep 01, 2017 7:38 pm

In June I rode from Co.Monaghan in Ireland to Lacroix Barrez in Southern France on my MT-09 Tracer.
I met up with members of the 'Club Kawasaki' who'd travelled from the UK (yes, still a member even though I've changed marque)
We rented a chateau then had ride outs from there.
I covered over 4200 miles in total and the 3 pot Yamaha was superb.
It more than held it's own against the thou Kawasaki's.
One member that came along made a video. I contributed some footage from 12:14 onwards.

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