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My name is River and I have a 2021 Himalayan. I’ve been slowly adding protection in order to make it more trail worthy. I named it Roycephus from my favourite character in my favourite movie “sometimes the window guy is on the roof”
 

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There isn’t much more to say. The Himalayan was a bike that came from a disastrous relationship with a 2018 Ural Gear Up. At the time I was planning on getting a RE the following spring but when the engine suddenly fell apart on the relatively new Ural and left me stranded for a second time, well I was done. Trailered the Ural back to the dealership who also a RE seller, traded the Ural on the Himalayan. Best thing I have ever done.
 

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Love Canada too, had a holiday there a few years ago and was meant to hire a bike but unfortunately lost my license just before due to medical reasons so had to make do in a car as a passenger!
So sorry to see that. There are quite a few nice roads that are a joy to ride on a motorcycle, then there’s that stretch between Winnipeg and Calgary that isn’t.
The Himalayan has been a joy to ride once the break in period was done. Aftermarket parts have been a bit difficult to find, took me two years to find a better skid plate. If I was looking to buy now, I would pump the brakes and wait for the 450. There’s also news of a 650 but I don’t know how much weight that’s going to add to the bike. For secondary roads the 411 manages quite nicely and it has that nice thumper sound. Would I cross Canada on it? Possibly but the Super Ténéré would be a more comfortable option. For day trips with the possibility of dirt roads it’s a great bike.

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So sorry to see that. There are quite a few nice roads that are a joy to ride on a motorcycle, then there’s that stretch between Winnipeg and Calgary that isn’t.
The Himalayan has been a joy to ride once the break in period was done. Aftermarket parts have been a bit difficult to find, took me two years to find a better skid plate. If I was looking to buy now, I would pump the brakes and wait for the 450. There’s also news of a 650 but I don’t know how much weight that’s going to add to the bike. For secondary roads the 411 manages quite nicely and it has that nice thumper sound. Would I cross Canada on it? Possibly but the Super Ténéré would be a more comfortable option. For day trips with the possibility of dirt roads it’s a great bike.

River
Thanks for that, def some food for thought!!
 
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