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Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2015, 05:59 AM
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Posted By lightcycle
Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/220.html ...

Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/220.html

http://mym0ry.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Canada/i-DX8sxdk/0/L/map219-L.jpg

Our 1-month insurance policy is slowly ticking down and we...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2015, 01:51 PM
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Posted By lightcycle
Thank you all for your comments and...

Thank you all for your comments and encouragement! :D



Haha, I think they just need a little getting used to, their gait moves you up and down and side-to-side quite a bit! Also, Neda's saddle...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2015, 02:02 AM
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Posted By lightcycle
Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/219.html ...

Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/219.html

We have a lot of footage that we've shot from our last four weeks in Morocco and it's been a while since I've done some video editing, so here's...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2015, 12:58 AM
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Posted By lightcycle
So I did some digging (no pun intended), and...

So I did some digging (no pun intended), and apparently they only moved the city by a couple of kms. It's a huge place, so not even sure that there are ruins anymore, they probably just built on top...
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2015, 04:44 AM
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Posted By lightcycle
Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/218.html ...

Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/218.html

http://mym0ry.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Canada/i-PCTRLb2/0/L/map218-L.jpg

Good riddance, Marrakech!

It's been freezing during our...
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2015, 04:57 AM
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Posted By lightcycle
Yes, this is it exactly. There's a fantastic...

Yes, this is it exactly.

There's a fantastic documentary called Gringo Trails about how the tourism industry is damaging the culture and ecology of all these exotic destinations, especially given...
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2015, 07:21 PM
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Posted By lightcycle
Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/217.html ...

Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/217.html

http://mym0ry.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Canada/i-smFTMg3/0/L/map217-L.jpg

It's with a mix of curiousity and dread that we're heading...
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2015, 05:08 AM
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Posted By lightcycle
Thanks for the comments and the gear...

Thanks for the comments and the gear recommendations, I'll take a look at them!



Can't wait! Ton of superhero movies coming out too I'm looking forward to seeing!



Wow, sharp eye. That's...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2015, 06:09 PM
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Posted By lightcycle
Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/216.html ...

Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/216.html

http://mym0ry.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Canada/i-sSLF9CZ/0/L/map216-L.jpg

Dades Gorge is the twin sister to Todra Gorge that we visited...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2015, 07:47 AM
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Posted By lightcycle
Hi all, Thanks for all your comments! Been...

Hi all,

Thanks for all your comments! Been taking a bit of a break from the blog because:

http://i60.tinypic.com/1zznww4.jpg



Everything's on the table! If and when we get there is...
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2015, 05:41 AM
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Posted By lightcycle
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Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/215.html

http://mym0ry.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Canada/i-fMBLM4J/0/L/map215-L.jpg

It wasn't cheap staying at the edge of the Sahara. If it...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 1,611,149
Posted By lightcycle
Thanks for all the comments guys! Glad you...

Thanks for all the comments guys! Glad you enjoyed the pix of the Sahara, it was quite breathtaking!



We purchased something called Green Card Insurance for tourists with foreign-plated...
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 1,611,149
Posted By lightcycle
Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/214.html ...

Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/214.html

http://mym0ry.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Canada/i-KbpM2Tq/0/L/DSC_1740-L.jpg
Average rainfall in the Sahara Desert 2.5 cms per year. Which...
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2,915
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Posted By lightcycle
Crazy about California. I read some guy from...

Crazy about California.

I read some guy from NASA say that the state will run out of water within 12 months? Wow.
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2015, 05:01 PM
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Views: 1,611,149
Posted By lightcycle
Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/213.html ...

Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/213.html

http://mym0ry.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Canada/i-RbPrZ7S/0/L/map213-L.jpg

This is a close-up of the hotel we are staying at at the edge...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2015, 09:46 AM
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Posted By lightcycle
:clap They take quite a beating! ...

:clap



They take quite a beating!

I'm on my second right pannier - had to replace it after a crash at speed in France. They do make great sliders though. My leg never touched the ground!...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2015, 04:21 AM
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Views: 13,939
Posted By lightcycle
Nice ride and writeup, Morocco is very beautiful!

Nice ride and writeup, Morocco is very beautiful!
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 1,611,149
Posted By lightcycle
Wow, you guys are really trotting out the best of...

Wow, you guys are really trotting out the best of the Fall Season!

As for keeping score, it gets reset every day. Can't count that high otherwise... :rofl

Besides ultimately, it's the one who...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 1,611,149
Posted By lightcycle
Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/212.html ...

Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/212.html

http://mym0ry.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Canada/i-zGJffxr/0/L/map212-L.jpg

We are continuing our trek southwards. Now that we've reached...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2015, 05:53 AM
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Posted By lightcycle
You gotta keep an ion these things, otherwise it...

You gotta keep an ion these things, otherwise it all decays into silliness.
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2015, 05:57 AM
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Posted By lightcycle
Are you implying I don't Half-a-Life?

Are you implying I don't Half-a-Life?
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2015, 08:38 AM
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Posted By lightcycle
Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/211.html ...

Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/211.html

http://mym0ry.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Canada/i-N5BFD7M/0/L/map211-L.jpg

We've decided to venture further south, over the Middle Atlas...
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2015, 07:58 AM
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Posted By lightcycle
Not much we can do, we try to minimize the...

Not much we can do, we try to minimize the opportunistic theft by taking anything that isn't latched onto the bikes, but short of sleeping on the motorcycle, at some point you just have to trust that...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2015, 10:45 AM
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Posted By lightcycle
Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/210.html ...

Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/210.html

http://mym0ry.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Canada/i-TNNSJkn/0/L/map210-L.jpg

It's only about 60kms or an hour between Fes and Meknes, so...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2015, 10:44 AM
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Posted By lightcycle
Hey guys, thanks for the concern. We're okay. ...

Hey guys, thanks for the concern. We're okay.

Just read about what happened in Tunisia, very tragic. We'll tread carefully.
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 1,611,149
Posted By lightcycle
Thank for all your comments and suggestions! ...

Thank for all your comments and suggestions!



It's downright supernatural how much rain we get when we're riding. Not just on this trip, but almost every one we've been on since we've started...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2015, 06:13 AM
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Posted By lightcycle
Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/209.html ...

Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/209.html

http://mym0ry.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Canada/i-wMSB4gm/0/L/map209-L.jpg

Our sightseeing tour of Fes continues with less ranting, more...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2015, 01:31 AM
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Posted By lightcycle
We like the Heidis! So far on this trip, we've...

We like the Heidis! So far on this trip, we've tried out three different tires. We started out with Tourances, which are basically asphalt-biased. In Alaska, we tried a Heidenau K76 front which was...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2015, 03:13 PM
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Posted By lightcycle
Thanks for all your support re: hustlers and...

Thanks for all your support re: hustlers and con-artists, as well as the hints, tips and suggestions. No need to get too concerned, we're just documenting our First World Problems for FutureGene and...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2015, 04:31 PM
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Posted By lightcycle
Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/208.html ...

Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/208.html

http://mym0ry.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Canada/i-KHpKSHB/0/L/map208-L.jpg

We left Chefchaouen feeling very optimistic about our tour...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2015, 12:39 PM
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Posted By lightcycle
Thanks for all your comments and suggestions,...

Thanks for all your comments and suggestions, guys! We're glad you're enjoying Morocco through our eyes and we're just as happy to have you traveling along with us! :D



We probably won't be in...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2015, 05:18 AM
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Posted By lightcycle
Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/207.html ...

Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/207.html

http://mym0ry.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Canada/i-jNtgNfD/0/L/map207-L.jpg

We awoke to the distant sound of the Moroccan Call to Prayer...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 05:46 PM
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Posted By lightcycle
Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/206.html ...

Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/206.html

http://mym0ry.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Canada/i-nWKSmQf/0/L/map206-L.jpg

Africa!

We're going to Africa today! On motorcycles! When...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2015, 06:39 PM
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Views: 1,611,149
Posted By lightcycle
That is awesome! Look forward to following you on...

That is awesome! Look forward to following you on your own ride report!



We don't. Ontario auto insurance only covers the vehicle while it is in the US and Canada. Once we crossed into Mexico,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 1,611,149
Posted By lightcycle
Thanks for the support, guys. ...

Thanks for the support, guys.







Well, the next few posts will make you guys very happy then... :(:
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 1,611,149
Posted By lightcycle
Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/205.html ...

Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/205.html

http://mym0ry.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Canada/i-bLCjzZV/0/L/map205-L.jpg

No place to go but south at this point.

Since we left the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 1,611,149
Posted By lightcycle
Thanks for all the comments and suggestions,...

Thanks for all the comments and suggestions, guys!



We don't just bring rain. We bring forth flooding of Biblical proportions. We've been invited to join a Riding club, they're called the Four...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 1,611,149
Posted By lightcycle
Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/204.html ...

Updated from http://www.RideDOT.com/rtw/204.html

http://mym0ry.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Canada/i-w7tHq3V/0/L/map204-L.jpg

We originally wanted to head further north into Portugal to...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2015, 11:45 AM
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Posted By lightcycle
Where did all the posts go? :cry

Where did all the posts go? :cry
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2015, 04:56 AM
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Posted By lightcycle
Hey guys, thanks so much for your concern! ...

Hey guys, thanks so much for your concern!

It was a pretty bad infection and Neda was very miserable for quite a while, but she wants you all to know that she is feeling a lot better now.:clap
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