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on: March 29, 2021, 09:07:30 pm
     Noraly just did the Sani Pass and it is a son of a bitch. No bitchin', no moanin', she just toughed it out all the way up and then turned around and rode back down.

      She didn't fall once.

      The gatekeeper on the way out sed "You are alone"?

       She sed "Yes".

        He sed "Why"!

         And she sed "Because I like it"!

      Anyone who bad-mouths this girl online is an asshole with his head up his own.
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Reply #1 on: March 29, 2021, 10:43:25 pm
As I was watching that video I was wondering if she could have tackled the same "road" while riding a Himalayan, instead of a light Honda 250 dual sport.  ???  Frankly, I am not even sure that I could have hiked on that road without tripping on a rock. On her trip down from the mountain top you could really see how steep the road was.  :o  It was much steeper than it looked while she was riding up it.
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Reply #2 on: March 30, 2021, 01:26:09 am
This one?

Attempt to ride Sani Pass on a Honda CRF250L - it's HECTIC!!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKi_vUz0sJ8

Looks less like a road and more like a Western Desert Racing course or maybe Enduro course; Prescott comes to mind. Those loose, head-size boulders can point you off the mountain double-quick, it takes a lot of concentration just to to stay upright.
That electric-start, turn-signal equipped Honda trail bike did very well indeed. My own preference would probably have been more like a TY250 or TL250 for that rockpile! A hearty "Well Done!" to you, young lady.

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Reply #3 on: March 30, 2021, 08:25:59 am
It gave me the willies just watching the video!
I didn't think it was possible to have more respect for this lady than I already had, until I saw this.
I reckon if she can ride that, she can ride anywhere.

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Reply #4 on: March 31, 2021, 03:50:41 pm
Itchy Boots tackles another pass. This time with all of her luggage. But this one was not nearly as tough as the last one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgN4Cdn2qRg
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Reply #5 on: April 03, 2021, 11:49:48 am
She's had a great deal of experience in off road riding she never surprises me.