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Thread: 310cc Baby Beemer due in South Africa next year.

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    Agree with this. If the 390 was available in a "off-road" version I would've taken that as a commuter rather than the Duke, purely for getting on pavements and stuff easily
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    If the rumour mill is accurate, the 390 DS version is on its way.

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    Big Boy and Little John hits the road:


    All decent road trips starts with coffee.
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    Nippy on a naked!
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    120km/h from the puppy. Not shabby.

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    A bit of dirt, just for the fun of it.
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    On their way to a "secret destination". My guess is Braam Smit from Bavarian, on the 310 is going to tackle Sani Pass or something crazy.

    Some more dirt. From other pics I am guessing, somewhere between Reitz and Kestell.

    No GS. No knoblies No special tricks.

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    On the summit of Mount Paul Pass. (Mostly dirt)

    https://www.mountainpassessouthafric...paul-pass.html

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    Wow! Braam did 620km, of which about half was off-tar, on the G310R. Seems this puppy-Beemer can pee with the big dogs. 620 kilos in a day is a good distance, even on a big bike.BB6.jpgBB7.jpgBB8.jpg

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    Arrival at final destination. The baby road bike arrived with the big dog GSA LC.

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    Would be interesting what his fuel consumption is for the trip...
    Riding a straight and smooth road does not make a skillful rider.


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    Overall was 3,8l/100.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AMZ View Post
    Overall was 3,8l/100.
    Riding a straight and smooth road does not make a skillful rider.


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    A BMW and a Triumph together on the road in the Lesotho highlands.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SandyN View Post
    I think it could do a bit better. I doubt that Braam is trundling along.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AMZ View Post
    A BMW and a Triumph together on the road in the Lesotho highlands.

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    Didn't know Triumph came in 4 x 4 derivatives

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    Rumour has it that the G310GS quietly snuck into South Africa during the past weekend ....

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    Quote Originally Posted by AMZ View Post
    Rumour has it that the G310GS quietly snuck into South Africa during the past weekend ....
    https://www.bmw-motorrad.co.za/en/ex...er-done-before

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