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Forum: Ride reports Today, 05:48 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
Blair, thanks man, i really could go for a good...

Blair, thanks man, i really could go for a good steak right now, oh and Canadian beer hell yea :freaky
Forum: Ride reports Today, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
coming into Russia one fo the first towns of...

coming into Russia one fo the first towns of reasonable size you come to is Koch Agosh, i knew the name and had an image in my head, on the outskirts are radar/ sat dishes pointed at Mongolia, i...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 03:39 AM
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Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
finally figured it out!!! so now if anyone wants...

finally figured it out!!! so now if anyone wants more detail they just need to ask and i can post it when i have a connection...i have tracks going a long way back...about 120,000k's worth i think...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 03:27 AM
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Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
thx Ted

thx Ted
Forum: Ride reports Today, 03:23 AM
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Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
if you want GPX tracks let me know ASAP, i'm...

if you want GPX tracks let me know ASAP, i'm leaving Russia in the morning, couchsurfing in Semey, may or may not have wifi, also send me a photo of you on your bike so i know who to look for
Forum: Ride reports Today, 03:16 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
funny you asked i was just making it... ...

funny you asked i was just making it...

<h2><a href="http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=2881247">mongolia central route</a></h2> <object width="800" height="600"...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
once they leave i go tot he room and stay there...

once they leave i go tot he room and stay there until the next morning, just doing a few updates for you guys :deal

i had set my alarm for 7am, the border opens at 9am, it was about an hour ride,...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
grabbed a bite to eat and went to sleep in a...

grabbed a bite to eat and went to sleep in a sleezy hotel, i was strange, Gerrard went and scoped it out he came back and said he had rooms, his was a double bed and was 60,000 mine had three beds...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
alright i won't keep you guessing to long, but it...

alright i won't keep you guessing to long, but it wasn't looking good for a while...

i stop and i'm waiting, the mossies found me so i was moving around a lot, couldn't sit in the shade of the...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
one of the reasons i went with this bike is the...

one of the reasons i went with this bike is the tank i could get ...27 liters...i ran it in vegas stop and go traffic, also on and off road, lots of hi revving to use as quickly as possible, i got...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 06:09 PM
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Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
its button for my nitrous!!!!...

its button for my nitrous!!!! :lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 05:37 PM
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Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
as they crested the horizon i was looking at them...

as they crested the horizon i was looking at them disappear and hit a pocket of deep sand and down i go, i prepared my self for the dead lift and i get the bike up first attempt no problem, its then...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3,989
Views: 943,800
Posted By rtwpaul
at the entrance to a temple in South Korea from...

at the entrance to a temple in South Korea from the 1600's, this was about two months ago on my current RTW...the temple sadly was off limitis
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 254,810
Posted By rtwpaul
Mongolia central route five days ago ...

Mongolia central route five days ago

http://dmh65.smugmug.com/Rtw2014/71714/i-bMHkWSj/0/XL/P1050978-XL.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 339,451
Posted By rtwpaul
Mongolian Central route five days ago ...

Mongolian Central route five days ago

http://dmh65.smugmug.com/Rtw2014/71714/i-bMHkWSj/0/XL/P1050978-XL.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6,981
Views: 2,339,223
Posted By rtwpaul
i think it says "you are just about to taco your...

i think it says "you are just about to taco your rims" central route in Mongolia last week

http://dmh65.smugmug.com/Rtw2014/71614/i-cMVGRxv/0/XL/P1050778-XL.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 419,980
Posted By rtwpaul
East coast of South Korea a few clicks south of...

East coast of South Korea a few clicks south of Sokcho

http://dmh65.smugmug.com/Rtw2014/619-2014/i-pWpmWsv/0/XL/P1030497-XL.jpg

at the Chengis Khaan Memorial a few weeks ago
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 08:49 AM
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Views: 90,527
Posted By rtwpaul
Russia last month at Blagbike bike fest and bike...

Russia last month at Blagbike bike fest and bike wash...PG and X rated videos in my RR...oh and some more black bikes :lol3

http://dmh65.smugmug.com/Rtw2014/62814/i-dvVBQWd/0/XL/P1040347-XL.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3,694
Views: 812,544
Posted By rtwpaul
the A07 in Mongolia heading to Olgii three days...

the A07 in Mongolia heading to Olgii three days ago...looks like a good place to run out of gas...and water :eek1

http://dmh65.smugmug.com/Rtw2014/71914/i-hrTmR2c/0/XL/P1060147-XL.jpg
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
as soon as i undid the sipper the mosquitoes were...

as soon as i undid the sipper the mosquitoes were on me...i did the quickest pack i've ever done with full gear to slow them down and for once i was happy to be on the sand regardless of the depth...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
waking up to a perfect blue sky...lets ride...in...

waking up to a perfect blue sky...lets ride...in the middle of nowhere you find small buildings, or monuments, anywhere else they would look out of place , here they sort of fit with the landscape
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
doing a valve adjustment this afternoon so i'll...

doing a valve adjustment this afternoon so i'll check that gasket too, i have spares, it may just have a small split in it, like you said earlier the leak isn't big and really only happens when its...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1,437
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Posted By rtwpaul
right now i'm using a small point and shoot on...

right now i'm using a small point and shoot on auto mode, it has a 'happy' switch to bring a bit more life to the photos...i normally carry a large DSLR an big lenses but due to the rains and every...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
the morning after i'm in my tent and i hear a...

the morning after i'm in my tent and i hear a noise, the sun has just come up, i open my tent and the 'Merican is sitting on the tailgate..you ok what happened to you?

"yeah i'm good, somehow i...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
i wouldn't do the head gasket unless i knew i had...

i wouldn't do the head gasket unless i knew i had a shop available and the proper gasket maker, not easy to get in Kazakstan, might have to wait until europe for that, and at least 72 hours drying...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
:thumb remember i'm on an SXC, i could...

:thumb

remember i'm on an SXC, i could nearly do an oil change every other day..:eek1:eek1:eek1
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
i have just bought some black RTV silicone, i'll...

i have just bought some black RTV silicone, i'll drain the oil and clean it with brake cleaner and now the penny idea is good, i still have the sight glass but its cracked so it seeps, but eventually...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
CJ thanks for the donation to my PP account, i...

CJ thanks for the donation to my PP account, i will spend it wisely on some top notch 76 octane gas in Tajikistan & octane booster :kboom
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
not one single bandaid was used in...

not one single bandaid was used in Mongolia...maybe a few imodium though, don't drink the Yak milk it has Hep A, so instant squirts if you're not used to it...but if you like getting your ass out in...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
i can fix a lot, but this is beyond my...

i can fix a lot, but this is beyond my capabilities in the field...

i'm still editing photos of Mongolia, i will be up to date before i leave Barnaul hopefully...but first tomorrow i have to fix...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
ok so where was i, red and blue flashing...

ok so where was i, red and blue flashing lights....

me and Alan head down to the road and there is no police car waiting by the bike like we expected, we check to see if there is a message, but...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
actually when that photos was taken it was an...

actually when that photos was taken it was an easy 90-95 degrees, mostly you see the guys who ride motorcycles wearing them, some are plain and thick wool others are very fancy...wilko was trying to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
...and the pavement ends for the next 1000k's

leaving the serene hillside it won't be too long before the pavement ends and this day will go down as another FUBAR day for the books...but not for me
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
and in last nights case and bottle of brandy too...

and in last nights case and bottle of brandy too :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
Barnaul is really only a place for me to do some...

Barnaul is really only a place for me to do some clean up after Mongolia and a small service, the main reason i am here is because i have tires waiting for me, which now i have to carry as mine as...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
russians are super friendly, but they read my...

russians are super friendly, but they read my license plate and ones who understand say, "oh, you're from America?" i reply i'm English and i live in America, then they respond..."thats Ok then!!!"
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
loads of updates from tomorrow onwards i'll be in...

loads of updates from tomorrow onwards i'll be in Barnaul Russia for a few days with solid internet...

tonight i was riding out of the Altai onto the flatlands, nowhere to hide for a wild camp so...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
personally i like the idea of them in principal,...

personally i like the idea of them in principal, no racks etc, but if you need anything you have to empty almost the whole thing out, also the weight is carried higher than bags, for short trips up...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
thanks, much appreciated for you coming along for...

thanks, much appreciated for you coming along for the ride...nothing worse than getting behind on a report, gotta get a few zzzz's now, i have a border to cross in the morning
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 351,822
Posted By rtwpaul
his attitude never really changed but i will be...

his attitude never really changed but i will be adding more about him soon, he had his own little adventure, totally unplanned that quietened him down a little and brought him into reality

as for...
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