Good review of the CRF300 Rally compared to the 250

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This is a good read. Article by Jan Marc

CRF 300 Review in Adventure Motorcycling Magazine

A few of us had the pleasure of being involved in the preparation of this article (some of the pics are mine and I provided a CRF250 Rally for comparison purposes

Now that I know what pictures they've used, I can pull out some of the other shots.

I couldn't resist getting a shot here... the CRFs are a bit vanilla flavoured, if one's honest... and I have to admit, I'm a growing fan of them

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The new CRF300 Rally

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Jumbo aka Wandee giving her seal of approval to the new bike.

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We did some of the testing out in the Mae Takhrai National Park area. Had some fun doing it too. IIRC, we had about 9 bikes start the day

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It is probably a bit unusual to do a dirt bike test with a Panigale V4S along for the ride.... but we also had, for a while at least, a Vulcan, a Ducati Scrambler - which had just been fitted with a new chain and sprockets - badly adjusted and he had to return to the shop - a 500X, a DRZ400 (with our mechanic on board... doing the filming here), the two Rallys and a gaggle of CRFs, a couple of which were mine. Here's the cameraman being a bit naughty

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They call you a hoon for that in Oz and take your bike away for 3 months. Do it again, they crush your bike.

Here's the Ducati, whilst we still had him captured

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We tried to talk Natty into riding with us, but.... oh well. It was nice to meet her - here and later on at the lunch stop

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The waterfall was a bit low, unfortunately

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