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Old 12-30-2008, 07:20 AM   #1
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The Dumb Way Round, Worldtour on 70 year old bikes

We're planning a round the world trip on 1937 Nimbus bikes with sidecars, the so called Dumb Way Round. ETD is April 2009. Please check out our website at www.kccd.no :-)

In 2006 we went from Norway to Singapore on the same bikes, to go straight to the story and pictures from this trip the link is http://kccd.no/chronicles_2006_en_part1.html

We're interested in contacts along the route, so please feel free to contact us.

Best regards,

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Old 12-30-2008, 09:06 AM   #2
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You guys are crazy. The website is awesome. Thanks for sharing!
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Old 12-30-2008, 09:09 AM   #3
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Nice site, good luck on the trip to come.
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Old 12-30-2008, 11:53 AM   #4
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This oughta be good.

In-line four cylinder.

Is it one wheel drive or two?(Does the sidecar wheel have a transfer case like the Ural)?

What happens when (sorry, if) you break down and need parts? Will you have to wait until your shop re-creates the part?

Have fun!!
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Old 12-30-2008, 11:54 AM   #5
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You guys are the bomb! Looking forward to lots of surly moments and drinking games...
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Old 12-30-2008, 12:05 PM   #6
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Heido Tomrod

Wow, what an incredible trip to Singapore. You and the Polar Bear are true Viking bad asses.
I'll be following your next voyage with interest, pity PB won't be along for the ride.
Amazing, really .

Happy New Year!!
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Old 12-30-2008, 01:13 PM   #7
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I really got a kick out of your Ewan/Charlie comparisons. Girlie Men!
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Old 12-30-2008, 01:19 PM   #8
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We need pics!!!
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Old 12-30-2008, 02:23 PM   #9
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This will be epic. Can't wait!
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Old 12-30-2008, 03:09 PM   #10
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This should be a great adventure to follow! thanks for the link to your site!! The Dumb Way Round

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Old 12-30-2008, 04:19 PM   #11
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Goooooooooooo!!

Hell yeah! Now this is what I like to see!!!! Ride safe and far!!!

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Old 12-30-2008, 04:22 PM   #12
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Subscribed! This ought to be good.
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Old 12-30-2008, 05:00 PM   #13
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Best trip name evah. Can't wait for the report.
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Old 12-30-2008, 05:00 PM   #14
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super cool

This trip sounds great, the website says long pitstop in VT. Sounds like a good reason for a gathering?
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Old 12-30-2008, 05:08 PM   #15
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The Dumb Way Around Rocks!

Please continue....
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