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Old 07-18-2013, 11:30 PM   #1831
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Hello Walter,

I'm sure you read that 1000 times...anyway...awesome report...again. I learn so much from your RR...thanks really!

I have a little wish if it is possible. I read that you ride for a short time with 2 Dutchman's on Yamaha ATV. Ill really try with connection (link) which you mentioned in your RR...but no success.

Maybe you have any other contact...or anything that can help.

I would really like to contact them, since next year I'm riding with my ATV in Mongolia through Stan-s!

Thanks in advance.

Igor
I dont have contact with the guys anymore, but you should google "silk off road survival 2010" and see if any of those links help
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Old 07-22-2013, 09:05 PM   #1832
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Thats one of those 'Greyhound racing skirts'
so short you can almost see the hare.....
Damn near spat my Whiskey all over the computer!!
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Old 09-10-2013, 06:51 AM   #1833
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WOW, really impressive!

Big respect to Sherri Jo, for doing such a daring trip, learning so fast and well, and living up to all challenges on the road (or off the road, to be more precise)!

I have just one curiosity, more of a 'zoo-technical' one, how did you manage to keep the bears away when you camped on the abandoned part of the old summer road?
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Old 09-10-2013, 01:10 PM   #1834
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WOW, really impressive!

Big respect to Sherri Jo, for doing such a daring trip, learning so fast and well, and living up to all challenges on the road (or off the road, to be more precise)!

I have just one curiosity, more of a 'zoo-technical' one, how did you manage to keep the bears away when you camped on the abandoned part of the old summer road?
i never heard of any motorcyclists having problems with bears there (along old summer road) ... they are not such a big risk unless you are near the coastal rivers of Magadan Oblast.
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Old 09-11-2013, 09:50 AM   #1835
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Really late to the party! Over the last week I have read this report...all I can do is add my congratulations and admiration with all the others that have posted.

I really, really enjoyed reading this report.
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Old 09-11-2013, 11:03 AM   #1836
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i never heard of any motorcyclists having problems with bears ... they are not such a big risk unless you are near the coastal rivers.
Wait until 400+ pounds of black bear lunges out of the woods in front of you - close enough that I wiped his ass with my knee on the way by!
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Old 09-12-2013, 12:48 PM   #1837
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I've camped a couple weeks in Alaska and northern Canada where you had better be aware of the bears. Saw lots of black bear and grizzly's and didn't have any trouble, but I wasn't cooking any bacon in the morning in camp either, didn't want any uninvited guests..........
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Old 06-07-2014, 09:11 PM   #1838
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Old 07-14-2014, 07:12 PM   #1839
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Bastards !
My jaw just hit the floor.

Walter-dude, you tell one hell of a story, and now this

If you ever find yourself in south Louisiana-well, you're welcome in my house anytime for a bed, food, tools, laundry-but you'd better stay out of Ms. Dirty's secret "crafts nook".

Thanks for taking us along for the ride. Can't wait to see that happened to the bike.

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Old 07-27-2014, 01:32 AM   #1840
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thanks Colebatch for such awesome report, i'd really enjoy reading it the past few days. really dissapointed at the part the bike was stolen, but the story keep on going, thanks again for bring us along your adV
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