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Old 11-07-2010, 06:12 AM   #31
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Turly an epic adventure! Thanks for sharing!
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Old 11-07-2010, 11:59 AM   #32
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>>Part of the reason I chose the scooter - adventure is all about your frame of mind, you can find it anywhere, on anything.

I love the part where you take 'the Usal Road.' The adventure inside an adventure, you so embody the spirit!
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Old 11-10-2010, 08:00 AM   #33
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wow.......totally awesome
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Old 11-19-2010, 08:56 PM   #34
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Very Cool!!!
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Old 11-19-2010, 09:59 PM   #35
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Very Hardcore. Bravo!
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Old 06-16-2011, 12:42 PM   #36
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You have the Heart of a Lion!! That is epic!!!
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Old 06-16-2011, 01:38 PM   #37
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Just goes to show all those people who need all the goodies on a big bike what can be done without it.
I would love to do a long ride on my TU250, which would be massive and fast compared to your feat!
Almost like riding a gold wing....
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Old 06-16-2011, 02:28 PM   #38
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Wow, bump of a long idle thread! I really wish I had done a true ADV style ride report for this, especially now looking back on it. So much happened every day that is lost now, aside from a few random photos and the like. Crazy.
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Old 07-13-2011, 10:35 PM   #39
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This one deserves to be kept up near the front.

An inspiration to those who can't afford, or can't justify, spending 30 large on an "adventure" bike with all the farkles. It's the rider who makes it an adventure bike, not the other way around.
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Old 07-14-2011, 06:27 AM   #40
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Just found this thread and all I can say is WOW!
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Old 07-14-2011, 08:00 AM   #41
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- adventure is all about your frame of mind, you can find it anywhere, on anything.
Awesome quote!
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Old 07-14-2011, 08:24 AM   #42
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Wow

Nice RR.

Well done. I respect your patience and tolerance, a true small dispacement adventure.

500 plus miles in one day

Mkd

PS. Hugging the White Line all the way
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Old 07-14-2011, 06:52 PM   #43
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if they have a brass balls award. you deserve it
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Old 11-08-2011, 08:39 AM   #44
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Amazing trip, and part of the inspiration for my upcoming trip to Prudhoe Bay on a Honda Rebel 250. It will not be nearly as long, as it will start and end in Phoenix, AZ. I am 52 and have fairly severe arthritis, so I'm not going to push it to much. I am however, taking things one step farther. Being a mechanic, I am building the Rebel out of parts from salvage yards, eBay, and have bought a few from members of various Rebel forums. Being 6'2" 220 pounds with a 34" inseam, I'm having to make some modifications, like moving the pegs/controls 4" forward, and adding a lot of foam and a beadrider cover to the seat. I considered doing this on my XT225 dual sport, but decided it had to be done on a streetbike after that guy did it on a stock Ninja 250.
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Old 11-08-2011, 02:24 PM   #45
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Great ride!!! Glad you took the time to do this ride report.
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