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Old 10-31-2013, 03:56 PM   #406
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Doogle, nice post trip summary. From my 2 decades of travel in the area I think your summary was pretty damn accurate:

About the Mongolians; about the Russians; about the fuel requirements (I have never needed to ride with more than 22 litres [5.5 gallons] there); about other peoples opinions of the roads ...

Glad you made it all the way after the earlier issues!
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Old 10-31-2013, 07:18 PM   #407
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Old 11-01-2013, 06:20 PM   #408
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Doogle, nice post trip summary. From my 2 decades of travel in the area I think your summary was pretty damn accurate:

About the Mongolians; about the Russians; about the fuel requirements (I have never needed to ride with more than 22 litres [5.5 gallons] there); about other peoples opinions of the roads ...

Glad you made it all the way after the earlier issues!
Thank you Walter. It feels good getting a complement from the Guru of Asia.And thanks again for your POI files.
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I've been home about 2 months now. And I've seen 3 people that I met in Romania on my trip. Three weeks ago 2 German riders I met in Brasov,Romania stopped at my house. Gunter has a cousin that lives about 10 minutes from me. He and his friend rented Harleys and rode down to the Tail of the Dragon. Then they stopped at my house for a couple hours visit.










The day after meeting Gunter in Brasov, I met Jim while riding the Transfagarasan Road in Romania.



Jim moved to Dayton,Ohio (It's about 25 miles from my house) a month ago,after moving back from Germany. Wednesday night I met Jim at a bar in Dayton to collect a free beer he promised me.

I met 2 people on my 18,000 mile trip that had a connection to places close to my house. I met them both in Romania 1 day apart.They were both living in Germany. And I meet up with both of them here,a couple months after getting home. What a coincidence !!!!!!
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Old 11-01-2013, 10:13 PM   #410
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