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Forum: Ride reports Today, 10:12 AM
Replies: 102
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Posted By Pyndon
R2P interesting facts update from Lyndon and Basil...

What other things to people want to known? Let's enhance the list

Number of days away from home: 96
Number of days riding: 68
Distance covered: 16,593miles / 26,715km
Countries travelled: 19...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 10:10 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
So I finally arrived in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia's...

So I finally arrived in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia's capital in preparation for Rally Mongolia. The next few days is going to be all about preparing the bike and myself for the Rally. Here is a picture...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Welcome to my office.....

Asphalt is a rare find on Races to Places......time to sit back, shill out and relax.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Races to Places Episode 6 - When in Turkey, do like the Turks!

Races to Places Episode 6 - When in Turkey, do like the Turks!

It really was a whistle stop tour through Turkey but an essential one nonetheless. The trip planning with big brother (Walter...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Awesome memories. Great picture with Tom,...

Awesome memories.

Great picture with Tom, Roman and Tanya. I had the best Russian lessons that weekend from Roman and Tanya, they laughed so much at my poor pronunciation! I still have the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
"RACES" to Places.....

Rally Mongolia - After 25,200km of riding through 19 countries and finally reaching Mongolia it is looking like I will have the chance to participate in the 2014 Rally Mongolia, a race I have had my...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Western Mongolia

Sometimes there are bridges, other times not, sometimes the water is shallow, other times not! There is one thing for sure, the scenery and riding is outstanding.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Adventure Riding..........from Kazakhstan

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Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Spent the last 6 days exploring the very remote...

Spent the last 6 days exploring the very remote Altai region of Russia. It's been amazing but one thing that is not amazing is the connection to the internet! I will endeavour to catch up soon with...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Yesterday was an experience. We spent the day...

Yesterday was an experience. We spent the day exploring an old nuclear testing ground in Kazakhstan and the ghost towns that surround it. Bombed bridges and craters show evidence of huge explosions...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=4908403277...

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=490840327716685&set=a.388900931243959.1073741838.133067113494010&type=1
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Sleeping in the city.......

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Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Spent two days servicing the bike.....

Spent the last couple of days servicing the bike in preparation for my ride through Kazakhstan, Russia and into Mongolia. The last 21,000km and over 50% of it off-road has been rough on the bike. I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
No, they are the same, the dust seals / rubbers...

No, they are the same, the dust seals / rubbers for the sliders on the front calliper.
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Does not suck.....Lake Issyk Kul, Kyrgyzstan

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Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 170,360
Posted By Pyndon
36 hour bike build in 4 minutes!

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Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 170,360
Posted By Pyndon
Travelling around the world on mine......

Thread linky: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=958364 (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=958364)

See also: https://www.facebook.com/LyndonPoskittRacing...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 17,747
Views: 1,872,282
Posted By Pyndon
The Genesis of Basil Bike - My "Races to Places" 690 Rally Adventure

Guys, please see link below to my "Races to Places" thread. You will find the first three episodes of my new series in there and also the full time-lapse of my bike build.

Full thread is here -...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
The Genesis of Basil Bike.....Time Lapse

Ok folks, this one should raise some interest. I did a full time-lapse of the bike build for my Races to Places adventure.

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Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
The least of my worries, believe me :D I...

The least of my worries, believe me :D

I send them to my parents house as I did with my recent ACU Outstanding Achievement award. Hopefully regularly polished.
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Ship....DHL know me well :D

Ship....DHL know me well :D
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Episode 3 - Basil Bike Stretches his Legs! Enjoy....

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Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Thanks Pete

Thanks Pete
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
I have it for every region, a complete app with...

I have it for every region, a complete app with all my spends and categories, averages etc. You'll have to wait for the book after the fact for that though........as with all the best photo's :-)
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Day of Maintenance.....

Took the day off today to do much needed maintenance, the order of the day went soothing like this:
1) Jet wash bike
2) Strip fairing tanks and luggage off bikes, jet wash again
3) Shopping for...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Races to Places Interesting Facts.....

RACES TO PLACES INTERESTING STATS

Number of days away from home: 69
Number of days riding: 49
Distance covered: 19,355km / 12,000miles
Hours of riding: 298.6
Moving Average: 66kmh / 41mph...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Thanks for the offer, plan to be there early next...

Thanks for the offer, plan to be there early next year. Hey, do you know Mark from NTB Racing? He used to have a dealer in the UK but then emigrated to New Zealand (Wellington I think). Good...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Sure thing, as soon as I hit Magadan, I plat to...

Sure thing, as soon as I hit Magadan, I plat to head south through South Korea, Japan, Tailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Phillipines and then onto Aus. Hope to meet more cool people, met some pretty...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
I have filmed all the details of my riding gear...

I have filmed all the details of my riding gear choices and it will all be revealed in later video episodes but for now I can confirm that I chose to wear the Klim Overland suit. A number of reasons...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,755
Views: 764,804
Posted By Pyndon
Races to Places

Ok folks, I've finally got around to posting links and video's into my Races to Places thread, please follow the link below and subscribe to this thread if you wish to follow my Around the World...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Races to Places - Episode 2 - Basil Speaks

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Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Races to Places - Episode 1 - Building Basil

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Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
June 2014

So, with the Kazbegi border closed due to a landslide (massive one!), alternative route had to be sought!

May 25th Kazbegi disaster -...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Go Cart Frenzy with Graham Jarvis

Just before I left the UK I was asked to go racing go-karts for the day with Graham Jarvis and a few mates. Here's how the day unfolded. I also took Basil Bike around the track!

Photo's on last...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Catch up.....May 2014

Ok folks, if you'd like to catch up on what's been going on, here are a few links in sequential order to my Facebook posts (all public so don't worry, you don't need a Facebook account to view).
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Here you can find some information on the bike....

The ultimate adventure bike.....

http://www.adventure-spec.com/default/blog/category/the-bike (http://www.adventure-spec.com/default/blog/category/the-bike)
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Life on the road is busier than expected!

So, first of all my apologies for not updating this place recently. I intended to keep a running blog here but to be honest, man can only do so much and I also wanted to make a complete video series...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Quick update....

So, I'm on the road, Turkey actually and am riding with fellow inmate LukasM. We met up in Austria and both headed to the Hellas Rally before hot footing towards Asia.

The last few months with...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Yes, the bikes name is Basil.....named after my...

Yes, the bikes name is Basil.....named after my late Grandfather. I kinda like it :-) Basil bike.
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,709
Posted By Pyndon
Because it was being re-made to fit with the twin...

Because it was being re-made to fit with the twin silencers. It is now back on. AbuDhabi one day......not yet though :-)
Thanks.
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