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Old 07-27-2014, 05:58 AM   #1441
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so this is where i was, no gas, no water, no shade, an up hill climb, no phone signal...but its a great view in both directions
Classic RTWPaul

You're pics are really showing the spectacular scenery, though, nothing like being there I'm certain. At the resolutions most of us are viewing them at it's most definitely not about the camera... it's all the light, composition and chosen subject. Very, very nice Paul, thanks again for all the effort.
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Old 07-27-2014, 07:11 AM   #1442
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Old 07-27-2014, 11:54 AM   #1443
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Whew! All caught up!

I take a few days off the internets and look at all the stuff that happens! It really is a great adventure, Paul! Looking forward to more!
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Old 07-27-2014, 12:27 PM   #1444
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In an effort to keep my feet from itching too much, I've tried to avoid the Ride Reports here...Had to see what you're up too these days though!

Goes without saying your report is brilliant, happy to see you out there buddy. Missing the days when we were cruising Central America.

I'm holed up in Aspen, CO for a while. Obviously you're a number of years out, but when you're back in the Rockies, drop me a line. You'll have lodging and cold beer sorted.

Salud y Buen Viaje Amigo!
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Old 07-28-2014, 09:28 AM   #1445
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I'm in and really enjoying it. Great job with the pictures. Right there with you in spirit! Good luck.

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Old 07-29-2014, 10:11 AM   #1446
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Thanks for this. It was nice to meet you and thanks for your advise. There were actually only two finns on the 690's and the guy on the 1190 is turkish. We met him just before the border. Team Erzberg on the 690's headed into the hills between the northern and central route, and the 1190 had it's own adventures further south. We found fuel in every single petrol station on the way east and not a drop of rain. Lots of sand but that's why we ride fast. Makes it easier ;)

We're having a service break in Ulan Ude right now. Headed towards the BAM. The 1190 will not be joining, but is headed for the coast instead.


Wishing you safe trails!

glad you guys made it thru ok...great to meet you...what was the turkish guys name? is he on here as i'll be heading thru turkey soon?
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Old 07-29-2014, 10:21 AM   #1447
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In an effort to keep my feet from itching too much, I've tried to avoid the Ride Reports here...Had to see what you're up too these days though!

Goes without saying your report is brilliant, happy to see you out there buddy. Missing the days when we were cruising Central America.

I'm holed up in Aspen, CO for a while. Obviously you're a number of years out, but when you're back in the Rockies, drop me a line. You'll have lodging and cold beer sorted.

Salud y Buen Viaje Amigo!
good to know you are still out there and checking in...i have seen bubbletron a few times and heard from romeoriding once in a while...right now i'm in Kazakstan, but when i get back stateside and i'm close i will get in touch and we'll see what that toucan can do for us...
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Old 07-29-2014, 10:22 AM   #1448
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Old 07-29-2014, 10:23 AM   #1449
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I'm in and really enjoying it. Great job with the pictures. Right there with you in spirit! Good luck.

Paul
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Old 07-29-2014, 10:24 AM   #1450
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I take a few days off the internets and look at all the stuff that happens! It really is a great adventure, Paul! Looking forward to more!
and it keeps on coming, stay tuned
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Old 07-29-2014, 12:39 PM   #1451
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found a connection s let me get a little sleep then i'll do a few updates
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Old 07-29-2014, 12:44 PM   #1452
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Simply amazing. You go, man!!!
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Old 07-29-2014, 05:36 PM   #1453
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found a connection s let me get a little sleep then i'll do a few updates
Aw yeah...

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Old 07-29-2014, 05:47 PM   #1454
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found a connection s let me get a little sleep then i'll do a few updates
You can sleep when you're dead! We need some updates, please!



Looking forward to the next installment(s)!
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Old 07-29-2014, 08:17 PM   #1455
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You can sleep when you're dead! We need some updates, please!



Looking forward to the next installment(s)!
wow you guys are tough...coming soon
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