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Old 09-11-2007, 01:55 PM   #1
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Indian Himalaya by 6 Africa Twin and 1 old good BMW GS...

Do you remember us? In our last report from Central Asia http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=202624
we promised some pictures from Ladakh. And here we are...

7 bikes, 10 people, 21 days and 3600 km in India.
Bikes were shipped by 20 feet container and waited for us in Delhi.
Some pics from preparation...


Pastor making steel frames for 2 Africa Twin




Podos at work and Jojna as a strong man


extra tank under pannier




we had to dismantle front wheel...







two At ready to be shipped



Pastor - Master of Packing



Does friends will be friends?



48 ltrs tank of Combat Cow dried before shipping



extra box for panniers, helmets etc...



18 years BMW GS ready to go







Handle with care please!!



Two AT in one box...



5 cm from each side...



Good bye bikes. CU next month...
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Old 09-11-2007, 02:04 PM   #2
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Have a safe trip guys and keep us updated!
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Old 09-11-2007, 02:27 PM   #3
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Dzien dobry

Once again, an amazing trip I suppose. Can't wait

dziekuje for sharing

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Old 09-11-2007, 02:29 PM   #4
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Old 09-11-2007, 02:30 PM   #5
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After 6 weeks we met at airport...
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Old 09-11-2007, 02:31 PM   #6
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Delhi was not too far...
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Old 09-11-2007, 02:33 PM   #7
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In Delhi we changed some money
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Old 09-11-2007, 02:35 PM   #8
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had a walk around this "beautiful" city...
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Old 09-11-2007, 02:37 PM   #9
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and after siesta...
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Old 09-11-2007, 02:40 PM   #10
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and of course some nervous hours with (in)famous Indian bureaucracy we got our bikes!
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Old 09-11-2007, 02:43 PM   #11
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Schenker (shipping company) was great! But we had to use stairs to leave their warehouse
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Old 09-11-2007, 02:46 PM   #12
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Nice Report.
We don't normally get to see all the work that is required to do such a trip.
This is educational.

Thanks for sharing.
Waiting for more.
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Old 09-11-2007, 02:49 PM   #13
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Driving in Delhi is other story. But thank to Fayiaz (Indian buddy who helped us) after 2,5 hrs we left this crazy city.
Temperature was crazy - over 40 C degrees...
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Old 09-11-2007, 02:59 PM   #14
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Next day was the first in the mountain. The oldest AT refused to climb at level 1500 m. And we thought to make 5000!
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Old 09-11-2007, 03:02 PM   #15
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Consumption of fuel was crazy... What is going on? Carburettor?
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