- Location: Taranaki, New Zealand
- Bike: KTM 50 SX
A year or so back I saw a YouTube video of Chris Birch demonstrating a last resort/emergency winch system using a length of tape-rope with a small hook placed into the the rear wheel (between the brake rotor and the spokes presumably) then using the front forks as a guide with the other end of the rope anchored to a tree/suitable object. By carefully controlling the clutch and very slowly turning the rear wheel the rope wound onto the wheel hub inching the bike up the hill.
Edit: Found the video — “Greens Mountain KTM 1290 ADV R“