I was super eager to take the GS off-road after fitting some crash bar to see how it would hold up on the 80/20 (road/off-road) split tyres it came with. The short answer is, bloody well! I was the limiting factor. Near the start there as some deep and lose rocks which I had a hard time with, thorough once through, B helped set the tire pressures to something more suitable off-road. After then it was a dream!
Amazingly no offs, though I did have one near miss going through some mud, drifting out to the side near the bushes!
Also, I swapped bikes with B and took his Grom for a bit… of course it has to be just as we came to (what felt like a massive) mud bath, I had to power through to avoid stalling and got completely soaked! It was worth a laugh
Unfortunately I think I also gave the Grok a puncture. It couldn’t be fixed at the roadside so we limped to a petrol station and repaired it with some tire weld.
Very happy with the GS’ performance. It’s inspired me to try some more off-roading with it.
Some photos. Videos to come…