My bike is almost ready for the TET

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My bike is almost ready for the TET

Post by Redballrun » Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:46 am

Prepping a bike for the TET? You and hopefully many others!

Share your preparations here. When you're out on the TET, remember to post photos and reports on the FB Group.
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Re: My bike is almost ready for the TET

Post by GaryWrench » Mon May 06, 2019 5:53 am

What’s the right bike for the TET? The one you have. So.. I’m off on 800 mile UK TET trip soon on my Fantic Casa 250 - for which a larger fuel tank is not available :(
Kriega OS base with two 12l bags, 35l roll top Tek bag on rear, Kriega 5l with a fuel bottle on the tail, Giant Loop handlebar bag for bits, and a Kriega 25l rucksack. We’re probably wild camping so tent, cooker, etc is all going on the bike. The bike is standard except for a softer rear spring , some cheap hand guards, and Mousse front and rear.
Will post some pictures on the TET FB page when we get going in a couple of weeks.
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Re: My bike is almost ready for the TET

Post by bombermonk » Wed May 15, 2019 8:53 pm

Me and my mate are planning on large parts of TeT Sweden and Finland. We will both be going on a DR650 (a 93 and 94).
For luggage we'll be using Lomo panniers and probably a waterproof duffel on top. Both on TKC80 fronts and Mitas E-07+ and K60 Scout on the rear, 25L fuel tanks, Zeta handguards and tapered handlebars.
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Re: My bike is almost ready for the TET

Post by Maurice » Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:23 pm

KTM exc 450 2017
Rade garage fairing
hot grip / foam grip
kriega os 2x12 + enduristan tornado S + enduristan rally pack + giantloop zigzag
will change the tires to pirelli mt21 front goldentyre gt723 rear

Really look forward to start TET this summer (August) for 1 month, wild camping/BnB
Let me hear what you think

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