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Panoramico dello Vette?
« on: February 01, 2017, 07:51:08 AM »
Has anyone ridden or attempted to ride this route? I found a video from 2014 that shows a route that's one step removed from riding a bike on a balance beam while dodging modest-size boulders. OTOH, I have a book that suggests the route can be done on a BMW K1600. What's the truthiness here?
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Re: Panoramico dello Vette?
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2017, 12:19:19 PM »
Never heard of it before, but it looks plenty wide enough for a K1600  :bigok:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mM124LHWHPs
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Re: Panoramico dello Vette?
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2017, 03:16:28 PM »
If you don't encounter major rock slides, I don't see why not.
It seems in passable all the way in the video on this page.

http://www.dangerousroads.org/europe/italy/847-panoramica-delle-vette-italy.html

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Re: Panoramico dello Vette?
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2017, 09:32:52 PM »
Never heard of it before, but it looks plenty wide enough for a K1600  :bigok:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mM124LHWHPs

You. Have. Got. To. Be. S***in'. Me.    A tire width from death? And the guy can only laugh at his fate? OMG!!!! :crazy: :eek: :crazy:
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Re: Panoramico dello Vette?
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2017, 06:32:20 PM »
Never heard of it before, but it looks plenty wide enough for a K1600  :bigok:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mM124LHWHPs

You. Have. Got. To. Be. S***in'. Me.    A tire width from death? And the guy can only laugh at his fate? OMG!!!! :crazy: :eek: :crazy:

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Re: Panoramico dello Vette?
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2017, 11:35:07 PM »
Eh- I've ridden worse.
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Re: Panoramico dello Vette?
« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2017, 12:01:36 AM »
Has anyone ridden or attempted to ride this route? I found a video from 2014 that shows a route that's one step removed from riding a bike on a balance beam while dodging modest-size boulders. OTOH, I have a book that suggests the route can be done on a BMW K1600. What's the truthiness here?


Having watched the video in the link Patm provided I'd say the switchbacks would be more of a challenge than the width. After all, if you can get a Sprinter van through that road, a K1600 should have no problems.
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Re: Panoramico dello Vette?
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2017, 05:52:19 PM »
Even worse, who has to back up when the sprinter van is coming the other way.

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Re: Panoramico dello Vette?
« Reply #8 on: February 07, 2017, 05:54:00 PM »
Not me! I gonna be somewheres else.
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