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Old 03-11-2013, 10:13 AM   #4351
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Olympic rings

Etronx.

The rings on the decrepit building in K town are priceless.

Thanks all for the marvelous RR!

Following along until the very end.

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Old 03-11-2013, 10:14 AM   #4352
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Question Charge!!!!

Say Walter -
OK, I guess I missed it somewhere whilst drooling over great photos...

What are you using to charge up the batteries for all of this camera stuff? Solar, probably not with so much fine sunny cloudless weather...

If you have a DC converter plugged in somewhere, do you have dual outles for batteries? Are all the batteries the same or common? Do you rotate what gets charged?

What would be needed for doing this in the middle of BFE?

curious.
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Old 03-11-2013, 10:41 AM   #4353
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The last bit

After a good nights sleep in Susuman, for the last time on this great adventure, we saddled up the bikes. Our next and last goal was Magadan. Some 730 kilometers from Susuman. It was a strange day. The weather started out nice. Just some minor adjustments was needed on the luggage




It was quiet riding all the way. We just enjoyed the fact that it looked like we were about to reach our goal. Crossing our continent from West to East. Driving all the way from Norway to Magadan. Almost 18.000 kilometers, give and take a few. 8.000 of them off road and no major incidents or accidents The fun part is that Erik had the first and only puncture, amongst the Trans Sibir Team, some 120 clicks from Magadan. For 18.000 kilometers we had had only one puncture. That is pretty amazing considering the roads we rode and the way we rode.




We passed the town of Atka where we just had to take a picture




Then it started to rain. The mother of all rain came to visit. The last hour in to Magadan was spent driving in the dark and in the rain. I saw diddely squat. We just hooked onto a car and followed its tail lights Due to the rain we didn't quite get the feeling of arriving proper into Magadan. We just got to a hotel and crashed sometime after 1 am.

The next day we went back and took this picture




WE DID IT
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Old 03-11-2013, 10:52 AM   #4354
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Congratulations guys on a great trip and a great blog.
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Old 03-11-2013, 10:59 AM   #4355
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what more is there to say that hasn't been said before.
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Old 03-11-2013, 11:04 AM   #4356
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Congratulations and thank you all.
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Old 03-11-2013, 11:24 AM   #4357
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Thank you all for an outstanding ride report... Where is the 6 Star rating?
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Old 03-11-2013, 11:24 AM   #4358
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LOVED IT !!!
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Old 03-11-2013, 11:27 AM   #4359
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Well it ain't over till the fat lady sings, or in this case: I think somebody promised us another video?

Great trip and great storytelling. Thanks and congratulations to all participants
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Old 03-11-2013, 12:01 PM   #4360
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Fantastic stuff guys. Thanks to all involved for the effort that went into this entire report.
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Old 03-11-2013, 12:28 PM   #4361
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Outstanding saga.
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Old 03-11-2013, 12:43 PM   #4362
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OUTSTANDING.

Well done to all. Thanks for all the advice and story-telling. Give us computer jockys something to glom on to while ouor bosses are telling us to get back to work!

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Old 03-11-2013, 01:20 PM   #4363
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Amazing guys and gals.....simply amazing!!!!
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Old 03-11-2013, 01:49 PM   #4364
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Two thumbs up.

Thank you for helping me get through this long winter...

Great RR
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Old 03-11-2013, 02:14 PM   #4365
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Thoroughly enjoyable and thought-provoking report. Thanks for sharing it all with us.

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