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Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 43,632
Posted By Omar
Please log your trip on Adv Rider

Doug,

Do have a great trip, and please keep a log and lots of pics. You are going to have ball. Wish you a wonderful and safe trip.
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,997
Posted By Omar
Nice read of the trip

Really enjoyed reading your trip description.

I am hoping to go to Nowfoundland the way you did, but much more modest version: starting from Vermont and back. Thanks for much needed info and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,494
Posted By Omar
Great read , I am really enjoying your trip, I...

Great read , I am really enjoying your trip, I wish I was with you guys.

Have fun.

Omar
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,494
Posted By Omar
I am following you all.. trying to immagine as if...

I am following you all.. trying to immagine as if I was with on the trip via your outstanding pictures. But .. some max speeds are right up there ... Hmm!! Ride safe .

Omar
Forum: EMEA 03-24-2008, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,639
Posted By Omar
Pakista to Iran

My personal feeling is that travelling in Pakistan may be more tricky than in Iran. In Iran they have not yet lost control of law and order. In fact from what I hear Iran is a very hospitable place...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2008, 11:43 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,779
Posted By Omar
Cold night camping

Bluepoof,

I have done some camping, not a lot, just some, and have experienced what you went thru. Since then those with much greater expereinced gave me advice and it has proven to be very...
Forum: Americas 09-27-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,042
Posted By Omar
Ride to Alaska

Damasovi,

First let me congratulate you on your desire to ride to Alaska. It is an experience worth having. As a person living in Baja CA, the ride will be going north all the way, so naturally...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2007, 06:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,863
Posted By Omar
Great blog and very nice pics. Thanks for...

Great blog and very nice pics. Thanks for sharing it with us. Brought nice memories ... I just got back from that part of the country also (Alaska, BC and Jasper National Park). It sure is God's...
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,278
Posted By Omar
Great blog

I am amazed at the quality of your blog. Far superior to what I achieved, or can hope to achieve. Superb and very attractive pics. What was the pixel size?

Thank you for sharing with us.
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2007, 11:24 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
Response to Pyrate

Initially I did have a choice between GS and GS Adventure. The way I reckoned, I will do most of my riding in the usual, civilized, and urban environment, with ocasional forways in the 'outback'...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2007, 07:09 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 41,968
Posted By Omar
Akira San, You have done an outstanding job...

Akira San,

You have done an outstanding job or reporting, and reporting objectively. I should know, I grew up in Pakistan. Great pics too.

Thanks for taking us on the ride and letting us...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2007, 01:00 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
130740 So, folks, this was my last stretch...

130740

So, folks, this was my last stretch (520 miles, Sudbury, ON to Richmond, VT) and arrived home at 7:30 PM, Saturday, with one sore butt and aching legs (for sitting on less then ideal seat...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
130403 The owner of Wildwood Motorsports is...

130403

The owner of Wildwood Motorsports is working on his old BSA. The guy next to him is Loius Beaudry, Service Manager, the person who helped me in and out of the shop...giving me priority...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2007, 09:08 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
130402 The guys at Wildwood Motorsports...

130402

The guys at Wildwood Motorsports (Winnipeg, Manitoba) installing my new tires. Real nice and helpful crew.
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2007, 09:06 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
130401 A street near the Hostel...

130401

A street near the Hostel international (College Street). I liked Regina, a very pleasant place by all appearances
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2007, 09:04 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
130400 The Hostel International in Regina,...

130400

The Hostel International in Regina, Saskatchewan. I asked the Hostel manager to posed for me. She obliged. A very nice place
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2007, 09:00 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
130399 A view of the prairies in...

130399

A view of the prairies in Saskatchewan, Canada
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
130398 A street scene in Banff, Alberta

130398

A street scene in Banff, Alberta
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
August 23 (Thursday) <?xml:namespace prefix = o...

August 23 (Thursday)
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I am at a Motel in a small place called <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns =...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2007, 05:09 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
130002 This was my route from Muncho Lake...

130002

This was my route from Muncho Lake to Golden, passing Jasper in Alberta and also experiencing the rainstorm ...:ear
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
129990 All along my travel I encountered...

129990

All along my travel I encountered all sorts of weather. This pic show blue skies. Just prior to this, in Japser State park, on my way to Laurie's (Golden BC), I ran into the most...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
129989 Canadian Rockies...near Jasper,...

129989

Canadian Rockies...near Jasper, Alberta.
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
129988 Just another day in the life of the...

129988

Just another day in the life of the animal in BC ... hanging around waiting for the cars and bikes to go by.
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2007, 04:02 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
129986 This is in Tok, Alaska. The last...

129986

This is in Tok, Alaska. The last town and the last shop I stopped at. These two served me and where very hospitable and helpful..so I took them out and took their pic. BTW notice the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2007, 03:53 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
129985 In case anybody is interested in...

129985

In case anybody is interested in upgrading thier vehicle to a 1935 Plymouth, I can tell them where one can be found in Alaska.
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
129984 The great winter sled race called...

129984

The great winter sled race called Iditarod is run from Anchorage to Nome, AK. So, no one could explain why this plaque in Seward said what it did. I probably did not ask the right people....
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2007, 03:45 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
129983 Some glaciers on the way to Seward,...

129983

Some glaciers on the way to Seward, AK.
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2007, 03:42 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
129982 I am being explained the finer...

129982

I am being explained the finer points of life (in the fast lane ... of BMW motorcycle riding) ... I guess. This is just before I left Brian, Jody, Val and Elvis in Skagway. They were going...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2007, 03:37 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
129980 In Skagway. Folks, at times we...

129980

In Skagway.

Folks, at times we all need such a snow blower to clean up our roads for us. Don't we?
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2007, 03:35 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
129979 The three of us, Brian and Elvis on...

129979

The three of us, Brian and Elvis on the train up the Klondike trail pass (from Skagway, Alaska).
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
Chad, Thanks for the nice pics above .. (taken by...

Chad, Thanks for the nice pics above .. (taken by Chad Hakimoto while riding to Anchorage, he rides and works for Audi in Anchorage. They are a nice addition to the blog. Thanks.

More pics:

...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2007, 11:26 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
Aug 17 (Friday). <?xml:namespace prefix = o...

Aug 17 (Friday).
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I am back in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns =...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2007, 10:08 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
August 14 (Tuesday) After dropping my bike...

August 14 (Tuesday)

After dropping my bike last night outside the B&B place here in Achorage, I was in a foul mood. The bike did not sustain much damage: only the left blinker. As Fred Jaquish...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2007, 09:45 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
129232 Another view .. going into a tunnel....

129232

Another view .. going into a tunnel. Oh yes, please notice the rickety wooden bridge.
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2007, 09:43 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
129231 The 'old' train. The smoke you see...

129231

The 'old' train. The smoke you see is the real diesel smoke from the locomotive(s). They are doing their best to pull all these cars up the relatively steep tracks.
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
129229 This is a shot inside the train car....

129229

This is a shot inside the train car. The cars have been made/restored to look like they did at the turn of the century, the train also moves like it did at the turn of the century!!! But...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2007, 02:09 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
129132 Us in Skagway, with Holland Amerika...

129132

Us in Skagway, with Holland Amerika cruise ship in the background. Despite the cruise ship, the town looked surprisingly uncrowded. There were people during the day, sure, but no hustle...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2007, 02:00 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
129131 This was a momentous ocaision for...

129131

This was a momentous ocaision for us. I alone had travelled some 6000 miles from Burlington... and took almost 1 month and 1 week to get here.
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2007, 01:51 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
129129 I am sure you all know the story...

129129

I am sure you all know the story about a homesick soldier who put up a sign pointing the way to his home town. Since that time in 1940, some 7000 signs have been put up. I went and stood...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2007, 01:47 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,270
Posted By Omar
129127 No trip to Alaska is complete...

129127

No trip to Alaska is complete without an encouter with wild life. This Bison herd is calmly crossing the road, totally oblivious to us. I have also seen several moose, a fox, deer,...
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