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Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 44,983
Posted By JediMaster
Thumb Its 'only' a puddle...

:rofl:rofl:rofl

There's no such thing as an innocuous looking puddle in Siberia eh! :deal
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 44,983
Posted By JediMaster
Pissed Speak ENGLISH man!!!

"....swapped out'' - WTF!!!! You're English for f*** sake. Speak English - not septic. :deal

You'll be using other grammatically appalling words and phrases like 'From the get go' and 'Winningest'...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 44,983
Posted By JediMaster
Thumb Happy Days!!!

Ahhh...Chris...

When Facebook goes 'ping' and I see its another RR entry from you it makes me smile...

Then I come here, look at the photos, read your comments and that smile breaks into a grin...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 65,435
Posted By JediMaster
Apologies for the delay in replying....I'm in...

Apologies for the delay in replying....I'm in Siberia on my DRZ400

The only other 'obstacle' I can recall (and it was 3 years ago now!) was snow. I had to miss a section somewhere in Washington as...
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 190,242
Posted By JediMaster
Wicked Bike prop

Hi Dirk, Welcome back!

I made a bike prop out of an aluminium walking stick. Its about 30cm (12") long when closed and weighs very little. Adjusted to length I can use it for either the front or...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 3,317,569
Posted By JediMaster
Oh! I thought you gone to answer to the PM for...

Oh! I thought you gone to answer to the PM for riding in the back of a Bongo truck :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 3,317,569
Posted By JediMaster
Thumb Iranian hospitality

Here's the welcome me and my buddy got from BMW Iran when we rode through there in 2006...

http://shortwayround.smugmug.com/Other/Iran/i-scc5vWX/0/M/PICT0015%20BMW%20Iran-M.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 3,317,569
Posted By JediMaster
Question Rubber...

Walter/Tony: Did you order your tyres from http://www.motorezina.ru/ ???

There website doesn't list Michelin Desert's or T63's (my personal favorite). Have they stopped stocking them or were they...
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 190,242
Posted By JediMaster
Thumb Welcome back...

Ahhh....

...my morning coffee tastes so much sweeter...:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 190,242
Posted By JediMaster
Talking Someone strap him to a chair!

Hey Dirk,

You're making me nervous. I'd really like to finish reading your RR before I hit the road again myself but...

It started in August....its now January. I reckon you've covered 15-20%...
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 190,242
Posted By JediMaster
Thumb Nice work!

Hi Dirk

Nick Jones (aka Klous-1 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=640985) / http://www.talesfromthesaddle.com/) sent me the link to your RR.

As a keen photographer myself I...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,051
Posted By JediMaster
Question Welcome to ADV Rider!

Hi twqqis

How the hell did you find this RR? It must have been well and truly buried!

Hope you enjoy my blog and other RR's...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=582578
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 64,785
Posted By JediMaster
"Padded room for Mike_drz"!!!

"Padded room for Mike_drz"!!!
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 88,210
Posted By JediMaster
Indian Summer...

Back in post #234 I mentioned that I was heading to India to spend the summer working as a motorcycle tour guide/outrider for English outfit Blazing Trails Tours (http://www.blazingtrailstours.com/)...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,085
Posted By JediMaster
Laugh Camouflage...

That'll just make you look like a local weekender...:rofl

I'll keep my eyes peeled!
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 363,513
Posted By JediMaster
Thumb Bugger...

Damn...you broke your "big fat Mexican whore" ... Rode her too hard eh!!!??? :rofl

That sucks! Hope you get her back on the road soon.
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 88,210
Posted By JediMaster
Wicked Website updated...

Bloody Hell...where does the time go?

Its hard (for me) to believe but my 4 weeks in the UK come to an end tomorrow.

I had hoped to have moved this RR along considerably during my time here...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,085
Posted By JediMaster
Thumb On the Road...

Hi Tony,

I'm flying out to India tomorrow and heading straight to Manali to commence my summer job with http://www.blazingtrailstours.com/

The first tour leaves Manali for Leh on Monday (18th...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2,098
Views: 685,076
Posted By JediMaster
Question Magadan bags size issue

Sorry to bang on about this but the figures just don't add up...

Magadan claimed size (AS Website): 40 x 20 x 40 (equiv. 32l)
Magadan actual size (measured by me): 35.5 x 19 x 38 (equiv 25.6l)
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 2,098
Views: 685,076
Posted By JediMaster
Question Magadan bags size issue

My bags arrived yesterday, great service from AS.

I've been eagerly awaiting the arrival of these bags as they are key to my planned 're-distribution' of my luggage (I currently use Andy Strapz)
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2012, 02:37 AM
Replies: 6,969
Views: 2,289,925
Posted By JediMaster
Thumb Hi Guys, Good to see the adventure continue...

Hi Guys,

Good to see the adventure continue :thumb

I see you took the plunge with the Garmin Montana. I'll be looking forward to your comments.

I sold Rosie 2-days before I left the US and...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 363,513
Posted By JediMaster
It's not John who chooses the lines, its his fat...

It's not John who chooses the lines, its his fat bastard Beemer...:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 65,435
Posted By JediMaster
Tough 'ol girl!

Thanks for your kind words Taz.

There's a good reason you haven't found much written about problems with Rosie (DR650's in general) and that's because she's been so bloody solid and reliable!
I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 88,210
Posted By JediMaster
Party On!

Good to hear from you Vinny. Shame you didn't make it down to Colombia for a few cold ones. John and I had a hoot; beers, ribs (fookin' good!) and a proper day of adv riding. It would'vr been nice to...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 88,210
Posted By JediMaster
Wicked Back to the RR...

Enough of the fluff... lets get back to the RR...

Continued from #222...

After Cochabamba and a beer and steak with adv's krazykiwi (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=167243) I hit...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2,098
Views: 685,076
Posted By JediMaster
Oooh...you tease :D Fingers crossed they're...

Oooh...you tease :D

Fingers crossed they're happy with them then eh!

Nice one Walter. A top effort! :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2,098
Views: 685,076
Posted By JediMaster
Shame its not a pile of Magadan bags...:D:D:D

Shame its not a pile of Magadan bags...:D:D:D
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 363,513
Posted By JediMaster
Too funny!

[QUOTE=Throttlemeister;18298079]


Little update as late since I've been well away from good internet connections for most of this traveling in Venezuela. Currently I'm in Merida after suffering...
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 88,210
Posted By JediMaster
Take a look at posts #68, 83, 84... I'm not...

Take a look at posts #68, 83, 84...

I'm not about to make my finances public but like most others that have been on the road for several years I live almost as cheaply as I can. Its surprising...
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 88,210
Posted By JediMaster
Latest...

Damn! Where the hell did the last few months go!!!???

The past few months have been manic...I've got a lot of blog & RR writing to catch up with but for now here's my latest news a few...
Forum: EMEA 03-22-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,284
Posted By JediMaster
Local fees are just that...local fees. A cheap...

Local fees are just that...local fees. A cheap quote remains a cheap quote as the local fees will still have to be added to an expensive quote.
Forum: EMEA 03-22-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By JediMaster
A Carnet still requires a deposit. I can't get...

A Carnet still requires a deposit. I can't get one from 'my' Automobile club because I'm British and my bike is registered in the US. My bike requires a Canadian (CAA) Carnet.

A carnet opens up a...
Forum: EMEA 03-22-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By JediMaster
The information entitled 'How To Pick Up Your...

The information entitled 'How To Pick Up Your Vehicle' from WW is a .pdf so I can't copy/paste it here. However, the following reply to my posting on the HUBB backs up what WW say.

The following...
Forum: EMEA 03-19-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,284
Posted By JediMaster
Question Collecting in the EU

Several of you have obviously been through the process of shipping US registered bikes to Europe.

Have any of you ever had to provide a security deposit/bond before your bike was released in...
Forum: EMEA 03-19-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By JediMaster
Question Collecting my non-EU (US) registered bike after shipping to Germany?

I originally posted the following over on the HUBB but had no replies. I'm hoping that someone here will have shipped their non-EU registered bike to Europe and can share their experience of...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-25-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,330
Posted By JediMaster
Question FREE breakfast in Miami!!!

Hello Miami!

I'm an Englishman coming to the end of (Part I) of my RTW trip.

On Thursday March 8th I'll be air freighting into Miami (from Bogota) prior to riding up to Boston.

Unfortunately...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 88,210
Posted By JediMaster
Wicked The direct(!) road to Cochabamb

Day 1

I didnt want to get up the following morning and it was 0800 before I managed to drag my sorry, tired arse out of bed and stretched my eyes with a mug of strong coffee. There was no gas...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 88,210
Posted By JediMaster
Thumb Chafing...

Ooooooo....reduced chafing....always a good thing :clap

I used to wear padded cycling shorts when I was riding enduro but as I can't wash them everyday (and they take ages to dry when you do)...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 88,210
Posted By JediMaster
Thumb What's packed

See post #18



Soulful pictures eh? I like the sound of that :thumb

As for a kit list...how about this...

Bike Gear
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 88,210
Posted By JediMaster
Wicked Bolivia PartII - The most scared I've EVER been on a bike...

I eventually rolled out of La Paz on the 1<sup>st</sup> September although that was easier said than done. Id virtually drained my gas tank dry over the previous weeks by filling my camp stove and...
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