Featured 675 Chasing My Friend Through The Mountians. [raw Onboard And Sound]

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  1. Dark Rider

    Dark Rider Senior Member

    Mar 10, 2020
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    A short little video from todays "spirited" ride thorugh the mountains here in Cape Town. I was following my friend on his GSR750. That bike is no slouch! Same HP as the 675 but with 80nm vs the 68nm of the Triple.

    Enjoy!


     
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  2. Hippo-Drones

    Hippo-Drones Noble Member

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    Bike sounds amazing, and what a road! :)
     
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  3. Hobnail

    Hobnail Senior Member

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    What a blast. That kind of rush lasts for days...
    Reminds me of my crazy days in WV. Not much run-off room there friend. One missed turn and it's the wreck of Flight 675. I can appreciate that.
    Thanks for the post!!
     
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  4. Old dumb arse

    Old dumb arse Noble Member

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    Tail of the dragon on a street triple

     
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  5. Dark Rider

    Dark Rider Senior Member

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    Thanks for the kind words!

    Unfortunately I sold my Street Triple and went back to my 1 true love. Aprilia Tuono V4!
     
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  6. Callumity

    Callumity Elite Member

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    Once upon a time we had road surfaces that good but not in the last 30 years.
     
  7. Thripster

    Thripster Elite Member

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    Great vid Dark Rider...... awesome sound! I expect you were concentrating but did you happen to notice the fossil of the ammonite at 5:11?
     
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  8. TomMarshall

    TomMarshall Well-Known Member

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    Great video. Surprised you can sit on the thing with the size of them nuts mind...

    Had a triple for the day when the twin was in for service. Instantly knew I’d leave a wife and child behind when I had the front wheel off the floor at 70mph in second gear. The relative sedateness of the twin was welcome!
     
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  9. Dark Rider

    Dark Rider Senior Member

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    Haha thanks for the kind words :blush:

    I know this mountain pass extremely well so I tend to go a little faster than I should. Lots of weekend warriors much faster than me flying around this road on the weekends!

    Naturally lots of bikes become second hand here.... :yum
     
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  10. Daffy

    Daffy Well-Known Member

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    Nice! I looked at a GSR750 before settling on the 765 RS. For a basic bike they don't half go well! :cool:
     
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  11. DCS222

    DCS222 Guest

    Nice, but where was all the traffic and potholes??? There should have been at least 5 coach loads of tourists!
     
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  12. Bad Billy

    Bad Billy Baddest Member

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    Nice video, roads are great too, reminds me of Northern Spain, clearly you can ride mate, ever considered racing? you get to do that with a load of other crazy lads in a bit more safety if you get it wrong! :p
     
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  13. Dark Rider

    Dark Rider Senior Member

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    Haha thanks! yeah I've done a few races on my old Tuono and a 8 hour endurance race on a CBR150.

    I do loads of track days and practice a lot as well :)
     
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