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Offline Rickmyers2000

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Off Roading Xperiences and Modifications
« on: May 11, 2022, 05:05 PM »
I find this subject a little taboo, with the Kawasaki Versys 650,
However, I imagine there are many of you brave enough to have tried this, and, to have made or had modifications to your beloved Versys in order  to fully get the best of both worlds,
Or somewhere in between,
So I kindly invite you to share your experiences with the rest of the class.
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« Last Edit: May 11, 2022, 05:14 PM by Rickmyers2000 »

Offline grumpyoldgit

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Re: Off Roading Xperiences and Modifications
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2022, 06:14 PM »
Nope! its too bloody heavy.
I struggled enough to get it off the garage floor after my faux pas with the dolly, sod trying to do it fully kitted up in the mud after running around the block a few times, but each to their own  :124:  :2:

Offline Rickmyers2000

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Re: Off Roading Xperiences and Modifications
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2022, 08:06 PM »
*Originally Posted by grumpyoldgit [+]
Nope! its too bloody heavy.
I struggled enough to get it off the garage floor after my faux pas with the dolly, sod trying to do it fully kitted up in the mud after running around the block a few times, but each to their own  :124:  :2:

Appreciate the input grumpy old git, I had a feeling the majority of users would not recommend using this beautiful machine off road too much, however I just thought it would be a fun subject to discuss or start a little backwards and forwards amongst us,
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Offline jdoyle

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Re: Off Roading Xperiences and Modifications
« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2022, 08:57 PM »
Would agree with grumpy
just too heavy ant that's without adding all the gear you would need to go off road trekking
I think you would have to put on a winch like you see on a land rover to pull you out of the mud :-)

Offline Rickmyers2000

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Re: Off Roading Xperiences and Modifications
« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2022, 09:23 PM »
*Originally Posted by jdoyle [+]
Would agree with grumpy
just too heavy ant that's without adding all the gear you would need to go off road trekking
I think you would have to put on a winch like you see on a land rover to pull you out of the mud :-)

OK Jdoyle appreciate this information, and maybe a light duty winch could be an answer,
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Re: Off Roading Xperiences and Modifications
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2022, 07:22 AM »
OOh thinghy whats his name down in that there west Wales with the electric bikes bought one just like that from another memebre who went to the USA.

In fact if you look on a .com site of a very similar name you'll find quite a few and the subject discussed at length. 
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