Our Italian friend Michele from Tuttoendurowill organize guided tour through Balkans in June 2016th. He did reconnaissance trip alone, in very tough conditions.
He rode his KTM 690 Enduro R, modified to endure rides like this one. Michele use Perun moto KTM 690 Enduro Heel guards to secure Altrider Hemisphere Saddlebag. This luggage setup proved to be very durable and reliable.
More details about Michele's trip can be found on his Facebook page.
Michele published few interesting videos about his ride.