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Old 05-11-2011, 04:07 PM   #1
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How I Met My Father and the $500 bet

Here we go folks... this is it... the big times... posting in this forum I feel this odd power overcoming my finger tips as I type.

My father was the smartest man I have ever known and the smartest I will probably ever meet. He taught me so much and on this trip I plan on finding myself and finding him in me.

The bet - After my fathers passing I placed a bet with my mom that she wouldn't go with me to ride around the world. Now some 15 days till us leaving on this massive trip I feel I may be loosing.

Leave date - May 27th tminus 15 days.... little bit early on the forum but with the excitement and the planning I couldn't wait!

Lets meet the players - Myself



my mom -

my uncle - well... no picture yet... lol

the bikes -

mine -

moms -

uncles -

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Old 05-11-2011, 04:19 PM   #2
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Old 05-11-2011, 04:22 PM   #3
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Wow!! Good luck and best wishes for a safe adventure of a lifetime...

Where in Canada are you shipping the bikes from?

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Old 05-11-2011, 04:26 PM   #4
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Have a safe trip.

Stop often.
Slow down.
Smile.
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Old 05-11-2011, 04:38 PM   #5
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Damn. I really have to get a life so I can stop living vicariously through others.

Damn.


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Old 05-11-2011, 05:16 PM   #6
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I've watched you build up your bike over the past weeks (months?)...

Ride safe, we are with you!
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Old 05-11-2011, 05:19 PM   #7
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Old 05-11-2011, 05:20 PM   #8
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luck

motor,good luck.what does it cost to ship youre bike from canada to lisbon?
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Old 05-11-2011, 05:33 PM   #9
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Old 05-11-2011, 05:53 PM   #10
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Old 05-11-2011, 06:06 PM   #11
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Old 05-11-2011, 06:09 PM   #12
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Old 05-11-2011, 06:33 PM   #13
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I hope you plan to stick to your plan somewhat loosely. Things happen.

Good luck and stay safe.
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Old 05-11-2011, 06:35 PM   #14
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Wow!! Good luck and best wishes for a safe adventure of a lifetime...

Where in Canada are you shipping the bikes from?

Montreal

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motor,good luck.what does it cost to ship youre bike from canada to lisbon?
$1995 ouch....

Oh mom's x-rays show a dislocated elbow... she had a little spill on her bicycle yesterday.... this should be interesting....
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Old 05-11-2011, 08:12 PM   #15
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