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Eddieb
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  • Location: Hamilton
  • Bike: Suzuki DR650 ADV
  • Rank: 1200cc Rider

@brainflex took me thorugh Porters Road recently, it’s awesome!

Eddie's random adventures and DR650 build thread

This was my first time on Porters Road and I should have done it ages ago, if you like something lumpy and bumpy get down to this and give it a go! I highly recommend it.

I had a few more issues here as well, a lot of Porters Road has a sandy base, and with my E-07 worn down to the center line I struggled for traction in quite a few places. Also I have my DR on the low suspension setting because of my much higher seat and along with the weight of a full 30 litre Safari tank resulted in a few ground clearance issues, at least that’s my excuse anyway.

Beached as bro

A quick stop

Huge thanks to @brainflex for pulling me out quite a few times and showing me around.