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Old 07-21-2013, 05:56 AM   #1831
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Old 07-21-2013, 06:30 AM   #1832
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Uh oh looks like Noah has a case of the feels.
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Old 07-21-2013, 06:37 AM   #1833
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....... a huge party including the siberian strippers.
Pictures. The public has a right to know
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Old 07-21-2013, 06:47 AM   #1834
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Old 07-21-2013, 07:25 AM   #1835
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Uh oh looks like Noah has a case of the feels.
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Hmm. I don't have any pictures. But Sveta does. Not really something I want to ask her for...
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Old 07-21-2013, 10:45 AM   #1836
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Great to see an update Noah. Beautiful scenery...of all types!

I'm guessing you're heart is hurtin a bit, hope you are able to carry on and continue the adventure.
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Old 07-21-2013, 06:05 PM   #1837
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Great to see an update Noah. Beautiful scenery...of all types!

I'm guessing you're heart is hurtin a bit, hope you are able to carry on and continue the adventure.
Not hurting... just aware of what I had. I have lots of distraction in mongolia. The riding has been amazing. So its good. I'll see her soon again.
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Old 07-21-2013, 06:39 PM   #1838
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Noah is in .
The last picture is classic remind me of the movie Cassablanca
Safe travel Noah and hope you will united with Sveta soon
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Old 07-21-2013, 07:10 PM   #1839
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Noah, loving this RR!! Feel like I am right there in some of those photos, and wish I was!! How cool is that...a babe on a dirt bike rocks up and just happens to be heading your way! Awesome....looking forward to the next installment...stay safe man.
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Old 07-22-2013, 02:57 AM   #1840
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My fork seals were leaking BAD from the mud going into Semey. I made the mistake of not cleaning it all before the mud got hard. I took my dust seals down and cleaned them. I cut a magazine cover into a strip about 1 inch wide and pushed it up under my oil seals. I swiped them between the seal and the fork all the way around about 4 times. I left my fork guards up and the nest morning no oil had leaked. Problem fixed. For the record, 8,000 km later and they are still not leaking.
Amazing report!

Questions re: your fork seal fix. So you didn't replace anything? Did you put in more fork oil?
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Old 07-22-2013, 03:16 AM   #1841
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Amazing report!

Questions re: your fork seal fix. So you didn't replace anything? Did you put in more fork oil?
I didn't even replace the lost oil. I'll service my forks in Irkutsk before the BAM.
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Old 07-22-2013, 07:05 AM   #1842
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This is getting epic. I can only imagine (until I do it myself, that is) what effect a RTW can have on changing one's views, personality... and with a romance... unforgettable memories. Just beautiful. Godspeed Noah!
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Old 07-22-2013, 08:44 AM   #1843
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Looks like a nice time, just have to get her up to speed off the tarmac now.
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Old 07-22-2013, 10:14 AM   #1844
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Wow Noah! After 3 days, I just finish re reading your whole report to refresh my head on where and what on your fabulous trip.
Only question is , just how much post processing do you do on your photos or are they as come out of the camera. Great shots by the way.
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Old 07-22-2013, 05:42 PM   #1845
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Wow Noah! After 3 days, I just finish re reading your whole report to refresh my head on where and what on your fabulous trip.
Only question is , just how much post processing do you do on your photos or are they as come out of the camera. Great shots by the way.
Processing?

I have a Sony NEX 5 that I keep on automatic. I use Picasa 3 because it will auto upload. It also has some editing stuff that I don't use much. Sometimes I click the "i'm feeling lucky" button, if it looks better than the original, I keep it.
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