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Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,295
Posted By bob66
Thanks guys ! Friday I'm off to Tajikistan....

Thanks guys !

Friday I'm off to Tajikistan. So I'm almost sure that the next update here will be when I'm back home.

Our bikes are on their way to Bishkek now. We'll fly there and ride our...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,295
Posted By bob66
going to Hovsgol Lake

Hi guys,

it is time for the next update :evil



https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5510/14457024024_6f9de18289_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/o2w2yU)
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 117,570
Posted By bob66
man what a ride. I was thinking that up to Ukok...

man what a ride. I was thinking that up to Ukok was hard... but the 110 was much harder.

what year and how many km is the 690?

Greetings,
Cristian / Bob
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,426
Posted By bob66
Considering that you'll ride a Chinese bike I can...

Considering that you'll ride a Chinese bike I can recommend you to go first on the right side so that you don't have to cross the river. And at returning, you can check how deep it is.

There at...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,426
Posted By bob66
From Kharkorin you can do a 1-day trip to a...

From Kharkorin you can do a 1-day trip to a monastery. I think it's worth it. Here (http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=2046710) is my gps track from 2010. You can see the track when...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,295
Posted By bob66
Thank you ! We used basic corrections and a...

Thank you !

We used basic corrections and a little enhancement in Adobe Lightroom. From time to time I used a polarized filter.

Regarding the painting, I wasn't referring to something special...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,295
Posted By bob66
Kosh Agash - Olgii - Ulaangom

Hi guys, this is your lucky day, I have something for you :evil




https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3791/14281585404_deae3f9d05_o.jpg



<b>Day 19, Thursday, 1 August 2013</b>
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,426
Posted By bob66
Hey, that's a good idea to ride Mongolia with a...

Hey, that's a good idea to ride Mongolia with a Shineray.

What route do you plan in Mongolia?


Look how Magadan Paniers fit this bike; and you have a place for the tent above the headlamp; the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,295
Posted By bob66
Until the next update (at which I'm working right...

Until the next update (at which I'm working right now), another two Shineray Mustang pictures

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2923/14050428377_258eec2050_o.jpg

...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,295
Posted By bob66
:evil I bought it second hand from Olgii...

:evil

I bought it second hand from Olgii from a British guy who bought it new in UB.

I'm working on the next update.

Cristian / Bob
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,295
Posted By bob66
preview

Hy guys,
long time, no talk

here is a little preview of what's coming

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5542/14257210383_b13908ef4d_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nHRVW8)
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 117,570
Posted By bob66
Yes I know. Especially Mondy would had been...

Yes I know. Especially Mondy would had been interesting for us last year.
But anyway, until I have time again for Siberia, who knows what will happen? :)

Thanks,
Cristian / Bob
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 117,570
Posted By bob66
I was very curios about eastern shore of Hovsgol...

I was very curios about eastern shore of Hovsgol Lake in Mongolia. It's very nice to ride there.

Also, the eastern Baikal is now on my "wish list".

Regards,
Bob / Cristian
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 38,129
Posted By bob66
the answer is simple: $$$ :) I'm glad you...

the answer is simple: $$$ :)

I'm glad you liked here in Bucharest.

Bob / Cristian
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 38,129
Posted By bob66
The more I read RRs from Siberia and Asia in...

The more I read RRs from Siberia and Asia in general I want to sell my 990 and get a 690 again :)

Regards,
Cristian / Bob
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 236,763
Posted By bob66
Cool :clap, I will subscribe for sure to that...

Cool :clap, I will subscribe for sure to that topic

Regards
Cristian / Bob
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,295
Posted By bob66
The Ukok trip

The map
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2936/13462171364_0e1b59e08b_o.jpg



Day 16, Monday, 29 July 2013


In the morning we go to Aktash to get our border permits (there are 100 km from Kosh...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,295
Posted By bob66
Walking in Kosh Agash

Day 15, Sunday, 28 July 2013

Gigi and I woke up early enough to have a little walk around the town while Andrei and Bogdan are still sleeping.

Having arrived at our guesthouse I begin talking...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,295
Posted By bob66
Yes, it was. But wait a little to see what's...

Yes, it was. But wait a little to see what's coming next... in Ukok



Thanks guys. How one can put pictures for the front page?
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,295
Posted By bob66
The pictures are up on flickr, I still have to...

The pictures are up on flickr, I still have to write the text.

Just to "upset" you a little, we have 1 GB metropolitam speed for less than 20$ / month :)
and I have home 50 MB speed for 10$, and...
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 38,129
Posted By bob66
Hi Chirs, of course we'll meet; we will...

Hi Chirs,

of course we'll meet; we will talk about the STANS too, because this summer Tajikistan is on my list :)

I will pm you to establish the details,

Cheers
Cristian / Bob
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 38,129
Posted By bob66
Hey, what a small world. I met this guy last...

Hey, what a small world. I met this guy last summer at Nina in Irkutsk. He told me that he's going to Magadan.

Also I've seen that 3 wheels scooter there in front of the hotel, and I was wondering...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,295
Posted By bob66
Thank you for the tip. I will check right now...

Thank you for the tip. I will check right now amazon.com.

ps: stay close, I have prepared the pictures for the next update, but I still have to write the text... but I think it's a matter of a few...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,295
Posted By bob66
hahaha, didn't notice :evil

hahaha, didn't notice :evil
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,727
Posted By bob66
Wow, what a beautiful landscape is there. Now...

Wow, what a beautiful landscape is there. Now it's on my wish list :)

Cristian / Bob
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,295
Posted By bob66
How to build a yurt with Tuva family

We arrive at the yurt. Because I don’t see the UAZ and not everybody is home I’m not sure if I came to the right yurt. I’m welcomed by a few kids and a couple of women. Immediately the others appear....
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,295
Posted By bob66
Yes, they are TKC80. I think they are ok for the...

Yes, they are TKC80. I think they are ok for the mixed terrain. Of course that in the mud there is nothing OK for the "animal".



Man, you're right. Soon I found out that "China" Rulz. You will...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,295
Posted By bob66
Just give me one / two days for the next entry :)...

Just give me one / two days for the next entry :)

Cristian / Bob
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,295
Posted By bob66
How to break a clutch on the 990

Day 12, Thursday, 25 July 2013


When out of the tent in the morning there appears one of the children’s parents from the yurt. He is very peaceful. He asks for our empty plastic bottles. I give...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,295
Posted By bob66
Deep into Tuva Republic

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3672/11462635456_0d49e0fc00_o.jpg

Day 11, Wednesday, 24 July 2013

It’s almost 16:00. We leave Mugur Aksy hungry like hell. Shortly after we passed the village we...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,508
Posted By bob66
me too :evil Bob

me too :evil

Bob
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,295
Posted By bob66
Hi Christian We had no problem with the...

Hi Christian

We had no problem with the border zone. We did apply to tuvan FSB via email, but unfortunately we did it to the wrong address (the email address was taken from FSB site). We were...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 236,763
Posted By bob66
Wow, didn't know that Olkhon island is so...

Wow, didn't know that Olkhon island is so beautiful. Maybe next time.

This is a beautiful adventure,

Cristian / Bob
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 117,570
Posted By bob66
Guys your videos are amazing. I think this is the...

Guys your videos are amazing. I think this is the best adventure movie until now.

Didn't know what beautiful is Khar Nuur. In 2010 we went from Hyargas to Songino and further. Didn't know about...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 118,073
Posted By bob66
Nice adventure. I finished reading today. The...

Nice adventure. I finished reading today. The Bartang Valley is great, I can wait to ride it next summer.

Subscribed here for the next adventure in Afganistan.

Regards,
Cristian / Bob
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 117,570
Posted By bob66
:clap I see in Tuva you went via Khyzyl ...

:clap

I see in Tuva you went via Khyzyl Khaya too. I think that you went there at a few days after we passed by, last summer.

Cristian / Bob
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,295
Posted By bob66
We put only once 80 fuel in Mugur Aksy (not that...

We put only once 80 fuel in Mugur Aksy (not that they didn't have 92, but there was a misunderstanding). The bikes were making some strange noises and they had less power than usual.

sorry to keep...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3,551
Views: 1,607,533
Posted By bob66
That's what I felt when I was riding Mongolia on...

That's what I felt when I was riding Mongolia on a Chinese bike (Mustang 150 cmc). The suspension was zero.

Regards,
Cristian / Bob
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 41,295
Posted By bob66
Hi Radu, The climbing part was in the Ergaki...

Hi Radu,

The climbing part was in the Ergaki Mountains, a few pages ago :)

990, as the other EFI bikes does not have any issues at high altitudes. Maybe 950 should have?! For 2up, 990 is just...
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,680
Posted By bob66
Hi guys, glad you enjoy Romania roads. ...

Hi guys, glad you enjoy Romania roads.

Indeed, (especially) Transfagarasan and Transalpina can be very crowded in the weekends. But this is usually in the full season, not in the beginning (ie...
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