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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 161,205
Posted By wanneroo
I think both of them have moved on significantly...

I think both of them have moved on significantly in their lives that they'll never do anything like it again. They are also 10 years older now. Just like we see on this forum with people on their...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 56,684
Posted By wanneroo
Doesn't sound like it, but who knows. I saw...

Doesn't sound like it, but who knows.

I saw they will be removed in 2 days as well. That is a shame as I think it's something that over the years will pull in views as people discover or think...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 56,684
Posted By wanneroo
Finished "Not Dead Yet" last year after having it...

Finished "Not Dead Yet" last year after having it in the reading pile for a while. One of the best books I have read in a while and it spoke to me as I'm at a similar stage in life.

Years ago...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,212,120
Posted By wanneroo
I do wonder how long the BAM is going to be...

I do wonder how long the BAM is going to be ride-able for with so many of those road bridges continuing to deteriorate, especially over the next 5, 10, 15 years. Theoretically if you have to end up...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,937
Posted By wanneroo
All 3 are on DVD and available on Amazon UK,...

All 3 are on DVD and available on Amazon UK, however if in the USA you'll need a multi region DVD player(I bought one on ebay for $30) or some computer dvd drives will play anything.

They are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-17-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 161,205
Posted By wanneroo
They've been talking about it for years and it's...

They've been talking about it for years and it's never come off and I don't see it happening anytime soon.

I enjoyed Charley's "Extreme Frontiers Canada", which aired last month in the UK and can...
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,687
Views: 1,973,554
Posted By wanneroo
That's partly the way I see it. During the...

That's partly the way I see it. During the winter of 09-10 and last winter, I was able to have a few days when the weather was horrible to kick back and read some well written stories and see...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,687
Views: 1,973,554
Posted By wanneroo
I got my DVD over here in the USA and watched it...

I got my DVD over here in the USA and watched it last night with 2 other people that knew nothing of Sibersky Extreme.

I think the main feature is good as a primer for those that would know...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-02-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,159
Posted By wanneroo
Thanks for all the photos from the 2 reports. ...

Thanks for all the photos from the 2 reports. Great to see some history preserved.

Sad to hear how extensive the damage has been. I had heard about some roads being washed out, but from the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 780,626
Posted By wanneroo
I've known a lot of perpetual travelers, none of...

I've known a lot of perpetual travelers, none of them ended up happy and some in their older age ended up in dire straights, living in cars and working minimum wage jobs, when really they should be...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,735,877
Posted By wanneroo
http://askyakutia.com/2011/08/photos-motorbikers-a...

http://askyakutia.com/2011/08/photos-motorbikers-are-getting-ready-for-breakthrough-the-old-route-of-the-kolyma-highway-road-of-bones-siberia-russia/

Looks like Doug is in Yakutsk, getting ready...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 535,275
Posted By wanneroo
Didn't say it was easy, I think they put the...

Didn't say it was easy, I think they put the capital A in Adventure. No doubt.

But every journey has it's end.

Obviously they've got to do what they have to do though.
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 535,275
Posted By wanneroo
With all the health issues in the past year, it...

With all the health issues in the past year, it might be a sign that it's time to call it a day.

All epic journeys should have that pleasant end where you sail back into the harbor after going...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2011, 11:59 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 93,109
Posted By wanneroo
Hopefully the OP will finish the story as it...

Hopefully the OP will finish the story as it looks like a great trip.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 922
Posted By wanneroo
Nice trip, I've always wanted to do that loop.

Nice trip, I've always wanted to do that loop.
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,244
Posted By wanneroo
Enjoying the pictures and the commentary,...

Enjoying the pictures and the commentary, thanks:clap
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 648,974
Posted By wanneroo
Thanks for the ride report from start to finish. ...

Thanks for the ride report from start to finish.

It's been an amazing journey across many scenic landscapes and interesting cultural contrasts. Sometimes I wondered with all the bike problems how...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,735,877
Posted By wanneroo
A co worker/boss of mine at one of my clients...

A co worker/boss of mine at one of my clients actually organized that whole trip on behalf of Suzuki, so he had tons of stories about the journey. Had I known he was doing it(didn't know until...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 260,793
Posted By wanneroo
I got the deluxe version with maps and photos a...

I got the deluxe version with maps and photos a week ago and was surprised when a phone book sized book dropped through the mailbox. So far great reading and look forward to the rest of it.
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 260,793
Posted By wanneroo
Looks like you've got a DVD in the making in your...

Looks like you've got a DVD in the making in your future.:clap

The nice thing with your videos is it brings to life what it is like to roll upon those roads. Still pictures are always great, but...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 145,570
Posted By wanneroo
Always sucks when a ride report peters out and I...

Always sucks when a ride report peters out and I think it gets harder as time goes on when you are the author as everything isn't as fresh and you've got new things in your life. Would have been an...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,735,877
Posted By wanneroo
That's my laugh for the day:rofl

That's my laugh for the day:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 61,919
Posted By wanneroo
Thank you for all your great photos and showing...

Thank you for all your great photos and showing us a part of your country.
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 260,793
Posted By wanneroo
Legendary is the only word I can think of. ...

Legendary is the only word I can think of.

Your book is on my shopping list. Thanks for taking the time to share all this.

I had a co worker that did a project with Suzuki Cars last year(Motor...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 161,205
Posted By wanneroo
Charley is filming a series now about dangerous...

Charley is filming a series now about dangerous roads.

He made it sound like he wanted to do Dakar next year, so we'll see. Obviously it would make good sense to film it again.

I think the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 296,622
Posted By wanneroo
I remember when this report started out, honestly...

I remember when this report started out, honestly with all the little issues and inexperience, I never thought you'd make it and I just thought the trip would peter out.

But it didn't and you guys...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,694
Posted By wanneroo
Stunning photos, it is my dream to go to...

Stunning photos, it is my dream to go to Argentina and Chile someday.
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 296,622
Posted By wanneroo
If you are a business and have legitimate...

If you are a business and have legitimate business reasons for going to Ushuaia, then yes there are some business expenses that can be deducted on your Schedule C.

The Corporate Runaways couple...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 591,016
Posted By wanneroo
When I saw that air six weeks ago it looked...

When I saw that air six weeks ago it looked awfully familiar to this report. I guess there are only so many places one can go in northern iraq though.
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 1,310,421
Posted By wanneroo
What are the plans for this year? More of Russia...

What are the plans for this year? More of Russia or perhaps another continent/region?
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 296,622
Posted By wanneroo
Great report and journey. Keep telling it like...

Great report and journey. Keep telling it like it is, because that's what makes it authentic and interesting as well as more Real World.

When I've traveled, I've had good days and bad days and...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,784
Posted By wanneroo
Yeah when it came down to it, they still had to...

Yeah when it came down to it, they still had to do the riding and for the most part the crew was dozen of miles or more away from them most of the time.
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,784
Posted By wanneroo
The special editions of LWD and LWR are quite...

The special editions of LWD and LWR are quite good with 10 episodes and Race to Dakar 7 episodes. I've actually never seen the TV versions. Last year I picked up the 3 special edition series in a...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,784
Posted By wanneroo
I'm watching LWD at the moment for the 3rd time...

I'm watching LWD at the moment for the 3rd time and it grew on me. Once you get past some of the conflict towards the beginning(which can happen in any expedition) and Mcgregor's needy wife, there...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,784
Posted By wanneroo
Apparently the word is they pulled the release of...

Apparently the word is they pulled the release of the DVD in favor of putting all the footage up on their recently revised website for free sometime in January.

We'll see.

Would rather have the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,833
Posted By wanneroo
Too bad this ride report was never finished as...

Too bad this ride report was never finished as some of the pics looked great.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By wanneroo
Looks like a cool trip, can't wait to see the...

Looks like a cool trip, can't wait to see the photos
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 1,310,421
Posted By wanneroo
Don't know what it is or how I can explain it,...

Don't know what it is or how I can explain it, but the Altai Mountains and that M52 road has completely fascinated me for about a year now.

It's happened to me a few times in my life, you see some...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 164,643
Posted By wanneroo
I've enjoyed your reports about your travels. ...

I've enjoyed your reports about your travels. Hope you heal up well and soon.
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,949
Posted By wanneroo
Nice photography and you've given me a lot of...

Nice photography and you've given me a lot of trip ideas.
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