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BikingTim

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on: February 28, 2019, 03:44:48 pm
Noraly is a Dutch girl on her way around the world on her Himalayan BS4 which she purchased in Delhi.
She crossed northern India, Myanmar, Thailand, to Malaysia.  Now she's in Omar, awaiting her bike to
be flown from Kuala Lumpur to Muscat.  She did a 10Kkm video review in Malaysia and a 11Kkm video
review in Kuala Lumpur (getting a rear tire puncture in the meantime).  In short, she loves her bike
(which she named "Basanti") for its off-road capabilities, a little cool about its paved road capabilities.
She looks forward to the 650cc version of the Himalayan, like the rest of us.
Here are the two Youtube videos:
10K kilometers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BsdKwqc1040&list=PL8M9dV_BySaVZQCu9Qj5J0Rhz3TnBphzc
11K kilometers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtmHoUrdXCg&list=PL8M9dV_BySaVZQCu9Qj5J0Rhz3TnBphzc&index=2

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Reply #1 on: April 13, 2019, 04:28:17 am
Cheack this out she reviewed PowerTRONIC ecu on himalayan aswell.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHQBxG-9V00


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Reply #2 on: April 13, 2019, 07:58:33 am
I would definitely take her reviews with a grain of salt.  I am enjoying her videos, but her motorcycle expertise and experience is very limited.  She thought she broke her clutch cable twice and it turned out that adding the risers stressed her clutch cable and caused her to burn out the clutch plates. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHn7oeOoGKc&t=1s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghP-3_7Tg8A



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Reply #3 on: April 16, 2019, 11:17:59 am
I think that young lady is he best  advertisment ever for the durability of the Himalayan . What she may be lacking in mechanical knowledge  she makes up in guts and determination.
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Reply #4 on: April 22, 2019, 05:54:08 pm
I know I'm hooked on her adventure. :)
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Reply #5 on: April 23, 2019, 06:37:14 am
I know I'm hooked on her adventure. :)

       So am I. I love this girl. I hope my twin granddaughters (17) have half the balls of this girl when they're in their twenties, thirties.

        I think she has just ridden through and out of Uzbekistan (Ep. 68, Apr. 21). I'll go look for an Ep. 69 and later later today.

        As some have said, she may not be a super bike mechanic or mechanical expert, but she sure gets some cred from me for just doing what she's doing as well as she's doing it. And she is just "up" all the time no matter what is thrown at her and that's very impressive nowadays when we seem more and more buried in young people who are just constantly whining about something and can't seem to get out of their own way.
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Reply #6 on: April 23, 2019, 11:49:06 am
+1, oh, and  she is very funny!  (which not every dutch female is I dare to say as a dutch male) ;)
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Reply #7 on: May 14, 2019, 09:46:27 pm
ive actually watched her clips myself and I think she goes to outback places where I doubt some guys would take the risk and ride.
her risks regardless are far above that of a male rider. think about it!
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Reply #8 on: May 15, 2019, 02:33:24 am
Speaking of male riders, I have this peculiar notion that it might be swell if she met, fell in love with and had lots of kids with Ed March of C90Adventures fame, and that they or their kids might be the ones who made interstellar contact instead of the old "Take us to your leader" playbook. Let's just say I'd be more optimistic of the outcome if they came across folks who knew how to get about cheerfully without busting shit up. First impressions matter, best foot forward, and all that.
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Reply #9 on: May 15, 2019, 09:59:48 am
kinda cool for a homo sapien regardless
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