Am I an outcast?

nate920

Wannabie Member
Dec 29, 2019
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I see a ton of street bikers on here, any offroad/dirt guys on here?


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HippoDrone

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Jan 2, 2017
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None that are regular posters on here other than myself really. Sadly dirt bikes are a niche of a niche so to find many that also motovlog are few and far between! You are def no outcast, all types of bike and rider are welcome here
 

WheelyPerd

Everywhere @WheeliePerd
May 18, 2017
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I ride a
Triumph Tiger 800 XCx
I used to only be into road, the handful of sand road experiences got me thinking there is no grip ever and there is not much you can do to control the bike. Years ago I was forced to take some rather nasty (I thought at the time) dirt road, it was raining, I almost fell. Typical first off road experience.

I got through the road much easier than I expected and really loved going offroad, never actually went proper offroad until I bought the Tiger 800. Which I got free hardcore offroad training (from gentlemen on GS1250's, so you know its proper ;)). Made me realize how potent motorcycles can be off road, even 220kg bikes with road tyres.

tl;dr: Bikes can take you to places off road that you cant even walk to.
 

L. Bilious

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Aug 2, 2019
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I ride a
CBR1100, GSXR750, XR250
I want one in the future but not many places where I currently live to ride off road.
It takes a bit of research to find legal to ride Greenlanes, Byways Open to All Traffic and unsurfaced roads in the UK.
You also have to check regularly to see if any Traffic Restriction Order has been put in place since you last rode it.
There are a few Greenlanes near me that have permanent bans for motorised vehicles on them:(
 
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HippoDrone

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It takes a bit of research to find legal to ride Greenlanes, Byways Open to All Traffic and unsurfaced roads in the UK.
You also have to check regularly to see if any Traffic Restriction Order has been put in place since you last rode it.
There are a few Greenlanes near me that have permanent bans for motorised vehicles on them:(
It sucks that they are putting full bans on those lanes.
@Stank is in the USA so they have different access laws over there to here in the UK :)
 
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L. Bilious

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It sucks that they are putting full bans on those lanes.
@Stank is in the USA so they have different access laws over there to here in the UK :)
Peak District National Park can impose their own TRO's, as well as Derbyshire Council. It's usually due to pressure from the bobble hats.

I know Stank is a furriner, with different laws, which is why I put "in the UK" ;):D
 
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HRMV

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Afraid dirt biking ain't my type of thing, probably in a large part due to the type of bike required generally standing too tall for my wee legs.
 
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