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Old 06-10-2011, 02:41 PM   #1096
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Thanks for taking us with you, realy enjoyed it!
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Old 06-10-2011, 03:32 PM   #1097
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Thank you for taking us along on this amazing trip! One of my favourite RRs on the whole site.
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Old 06-10-2011, 03:44 PM   #1098
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Amazing trip!
Make sure to post a pic of your new KTM.
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Old 06-10-2011, 04:58 PM   #1099
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I've given some thought to tell what happens on the rest of my adventures. I've had some interesting things happen so far. It just takes so much time to keep it updated and keep it interesting. And right now I am trying to find a job in Germany. But if enough people want me to continue, then I would be more than happy. Also, if anyone is looking to hire an engineer, I know where you can find a good one.

Hell ya...keep on going!
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Old 06-10-2011, 05:32 PM   #1100
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Thanks to both of you for a most excellent ride report!
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Old 06-10-2011, 06:28 PM   #1101
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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 you guys would make it through but you did and good luck with your future endeavors.

All you need to do now is go around the world in the other direction on another trip.
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Old 06-10-2011, 09:05 PM   #1102
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Whoo Hoo! Outstanding guys, well done
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Old 06-10-2011, 11:02 PM   #1103
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great report, I'm sorry to see it end- but all good stories eventually end.

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Old 06-11-2011, 12:24 AM   #1104
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NO!!!!!!!!!! It can't be over ................ I am going to miss reading your fantastic comments and looking at your cool pics.

Thanks for sharing guys
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Old 06-11-2011, 03:28 AM   #1105
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thanks guys ...that was awesome!
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Old 06-11-2011, 03:57 AM   #1106
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Great RR. Loved following your progress. Sad to see it come to an end, but happy you reached your goal safe and sound. Thanks for keeping us all entertained and finishing the RR. Had us worried when you dropped off the radar there for a while. Finished ride, finished RR!
"Man vs Wild"... in Australia we call that "Going down the back yard."
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Old 06-11-2011, 04:10 AM   #1107
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Well done chaps, take a pat on the back
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Old 06-11-2011, 05:03 AM   #1108
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Great report gents. I think I checked both the ADV thread and the blog every day for the past 4 months since I found the initial thread. I will now have to find some other succinct, well written adventure with great photos to cheer on :( Hope to see and hear of your new adventures whenever they materialize. I really enjoyed the alternate spellings peppered throughout the report, including the "fairy" ver "ferry." Good times.

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Old 06-11-2011, 05:54 AM   #1109
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Well Done!

Awesome RR! This is the best one I've read so far. Thanks for sharing!
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Old 06-11-2011, 06:02 AM   #1110
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As usual when it involves Luke. Outstanding pictures and report. Just bet the people at KTM didn't enjoy it as much as we did. Bet it cost them in future sales.
Good luck this fishing season and hope you make and save lotsa moola so you can entertain us again next winter.
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