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    2019 KTM Factory Tour Day 1


    Take a break, go to Europe in summer they said! Get away from the rainy weather, people you know, crazy taxi drivers, they said! The break from work will do you good. “They said.” I would like to meet “these”…

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    2019 KTM Factory Tour Day 2


    Fun Facts!!! Factory Safety Check includes Security Test. Only 1 out of 4 passes this test on the first time. (at least in our group) #partsguy In 2018, KTM produced 235 000 units from 5 production lines, at this facility…

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    2019 KTM Factory Tour Day 4


    Day 4. Austrian Cultural Experience…. Eventually found a suitable keyring for my “keyless” key. Ended up visiting the 900 year old Hohenwerfen Fortress and enjoying a spectacular Birds of Prey show in the Falconry center. https://www.salzburg-burgen.at/…/hohenw…/plan-visit/history/ Note to self: Never…

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    2019 KTM Factory Tour Day 5


    Day 5, that’s a wrap. Actually it’s a burger. Feeling returning to my finger, took a last blast around Mattighofen, speed reading the small Austrian roadsigns as they rushed by. Managed to pull back the 11:08 eta to 10:58 over…

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    EURoadTrip2019 – Austria to Italy


    Lump in my throat as I bid the boys farewell. They head home while I get some me time… Decisions decisions, where to for the next three nights after plans for Goodwood Revival were cancelled last minute! When life hands…

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    EURoadTrip2019 MotoGP SanMarino


    Fun day under the Italian Sun!!! Slept like a rock, with two more power naps before breakfast of champions overlooking the Adriatic. Life is good in Italy Picked up a local SIM card for “Hot Spot” phone, 25 Euros for…

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