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Forum: Ride reports Today, 07:41 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
CJ thanks for the donation to my PP account, i...

CJ thanks for the donation to my PP account, i will spend it wisely on some top notch 76 octane gas in Tajikistan & octane booster :kboom
Forum: Ride reports Today, 07:38 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
not one single bandaid was used in...

not one single bandaid was used in Mongolia...maybe a few imodium though, don't drink the Yak milk it has Hep A, so instant squirts if you're not used to it...but if you like getting your ass out in...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 07:33 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
i can fix a lot, but this is beyond my...

i can fix a lot, but this is beyond my capabilities in the field...

i'm still editing photos of Mongolia, i will be up to date before i leave Barnaul hopefully...but first tomorrow i have to fix...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 07:13 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
ok so where was i, red and blue flashing...

ok so where was i, red and blue flashing lights....

me and Alan head down to the road and there is no police car waiting by the bike like we expected, we check to see if there is a message, but...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 06:41 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
actually when that photos was taken it was an...

actually when that photos was taken it was an easy 90-95 degrees, mostly you see the guys who ride motorcycles wearing them, some are plain and thick wool others are very fancy...wilko was trying to...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 02:36 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
...and the pavement ends for the next 1000k's

leaving the serene hillside it won't be too long before the pavement ends and this day will go down as another FUBAR day for the books...but not for me
...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 12:50 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
and in last nights case and bottle of brandy too...

and in last nights case and bottle of brandy too :freaky
Forum: Ride reports Today, 12:49 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
Barnaul is really only a place for me to do some...

Barnaul is really only a place for me to do some clean up after Mongolia and a small service, the main reason i am here is because i have tires waiting for me, which now i have to carry as mine as...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 12:36 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
russians are super friendly, but they read my...

russians are super friendly, but they read my license plate and ones who understand say, "oh, you're from America?" i reply i'm English and i live in America, then they respond..."thats Ok then!!!"
...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 04:52 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
loads of updates from tomorrow onwards i'll be in...

loads of updates from tomorrow onwards i'll be in Barnaul Russia for a few days with solid internet...

tonight i was riding out of the Altai onto the flatlands, nowhere to hide for a wild camp so...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 03:32 PM
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Posted By rtwpaul
personally i like the idea of them in principal,...

personally i like the idea of them in principal, no racks etc, but if you need anything you have to empty almost the whole thing out, also the weight is carried higher than bags, for short trips up...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 09:34 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
thanks, much appreciated for you coming along for...

thanks, much appreciated for you coming along for the ride...nothing worse than getting behind on a report, gotta get a few zzzz's now, i have a border to cross in the morning
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 09:27 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
his attitude never really changed but i will be...

his attitude never really changed but i will be adding more about him soon, he had his own little adventure, totally unplanned that quietened him down a little and brought him into reality

as for...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 08:20 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
Inside the Monastery, if you didn't follow the...

Inside the Monastery, if you didn't follow the wiki link this is the very basic info on it

http://dmh65.smugmug.com/Rtw2014/71514/i-wVfV5nb/0/XL/P1050741-XL.jpg

walking around, free entry...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 06:23 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
the people/ scenery/ landscape change every few...

the people/ scenery/ landscape change every few hundred km's, or maybe i take photos of what others don't?...soon it'll be like you have seen it before - hold tight
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 05:59 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
the people/ scenery/ landscape change every few...

the people/ scenery/ landscape change every few hundred km's...soon it'll be like you have seen it before - hold tight
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 04:13 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
i had one of the best nights sleep i've had in...

i had one of the best nights sleep i've had in months, within minutes of getting in my tent and into my sleeping bag the rain started, heavy rain, for some reason it sends me to sleep instantly while...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 03:16 AM
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Views: 344,099
Posted By rtwpaul
my body clock says its saturday and the border is...

my body clock says its saturday and the border is open until 5pm...which it is in the states but its sunday here and the border is closed so trying to get a few more updates done before i head out in...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 09:18 PM
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Posted By rtwpaul
crazy, right and i feel like i am moving really...

crazy, right and i feel like i am moving really slowly
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 06:29 PM
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Posted By rtwpaul
the internet kicked in so here we go... So...

the internet kicked in so here we go...

So after the passport theft of the group leader who was taking the group down the BAM, they made a decision to do a circle tour of Mongolia while he...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 09:34 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
in Olgii, Western Mongolia after crossing the...

in Olgii, Western Mongolia after crossing the country doing the central route...and reconfirmed i hate sand but love the scenery...

the internet is painfully slow to upload photos, so here are a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 04:24 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
Just finished the central route of Mongolia and...

Just finished the central route of Mongolia and ill be posting in the next few days...just an fyi...and plus +1 on the dogs...got chased for over a kilometre in deep sand last night as they kept...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 04:16 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
But first i have to edit about 1000 photos of the...

But first i have to edit about 1000 photos of the central route of Mongolia and post it

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Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 04:15 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
Met a guy at the oasis who told me the embassy...

Met a guy at the oasis who told me the embassy gave him the last GBAO permit they will issue for at least a month due to unrest...this was three weeks ago he got it

I got mine months ago


I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 09:35 PM
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Posted By rtwpaul
Got it...thanks Sent from my SGH-T989 using...

Got it...thanks

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Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 08:58 PM
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Views: 344,099
Posted By rtwpaul
So i get to the oasis a few days ago and kudu...

So i get to the oasis a few days ago and kudu expeditions are here...they are all in deep conversation so i leave them be and go to bed

Next morning we speak...Jeff the owner had his ger broken...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 10:01 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
the Oasis is a good place but if you come here...

the Oasis is a good place but if you come here and stay in the Ger's be very careful with your stuff, they have had a lot of issues with theft...i'll get into this a lot more in a later post as...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 09:37 AM
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Views: 4,860
Posted By rtwpaul
greetings from Mongolia...good to see you posting...

greetings from Mongolia...good to see you posting here Michelle, see you and dangerous somewhere, sometime soon...ride safe
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 09:06 AM
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Views: 344,099
Posted By rtwpaul
arrived at the Oasis a few days ago and most...

arrived at the Oasis a few days ago and most places are closed due to Nadam Festival as everyone is off work for five days, took a ride to the Chengis Khan monument today and the taffic was insane,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 07:19 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
if you can't then can you locate it on google...

if you can't then can you locate it on google maps right click and will give you the GPS coordinates, i would do it but internet here sucks so bad
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 344,099
Posted By rtwpaul
i just filled up today at a gas station that had...

i just filled up today at a gas station that had that sign, not a problem but the fat lady pumping the gas did squirt it all over my bike as well...so maybe it means we don't know how to fill up...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 03:29 AM
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Views: 344,099
Posted By rtwpaul
thanks i'll look for it, do you have a waypoint?

thanks i'll look for it, do you have a waypoint?
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 03:22 AM
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Views: 344,099
Posted By rtwpaul
Coming out of the border the first thing you need...

Coming out of the border the first thing you need to do is get some cash, there is a ATM at a bank right behind that tree on the right, forgot to get a photo...there is a toll a few k's down the road...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 06:04 AM
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Posted By rtwpaul
Alex is riding a DL1000 the Vstrom, he rode from...

Alex is riding a DL1000 the Vstrom, he rode from the UK to Ulan Ude, all on pavement with no issues, so much so he arrive almost a week earlier than he had planned!!!

as for mr kim he had plans...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 04:58 AM
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Views: 344,099
Posted By rtwpaul
so the ADV gods smile down and i got on the...

so the ADV gods smile down and i got on the internet, just kind of glad i get to post as i know over the next few weeks i'll get really behind while i'm out in Mongolia in the middle of nowhere

Mr...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 344,099
Posted By rtwpaul
posts will keep coming but will be slow for the...

posts will keep coming but will be slow for the next few weeks i'm now in Mongolia and if you want to know what slow internet is like take a flight here and find out...it is painful...

so unless...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2014, 11:21 PM
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Posted By rtwpaul
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2014, 11:20 PM
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Posted By rtwpaul
for $2.55 its kind of worth having but saying...

for $2.55 its kind of worth having but saying that gunnerbuck said its the first he has ever heard of breaking, just a fluke i think especially as it broke undoing it!
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 344,099
Posted By rtwpaul
spoke with oasis last night no issues...

spoke with oasis last night no issues staying...bike is running so riding south today...Im a motorcycle builder by trade so mechanics not too much of an issue...its a regular thing on lc4's for a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 344,099
Posted By rtwpaul
Stans ....Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan Turkmenistan...

Stans ....Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan Turkmenistan Uzbekistan then back into Russia for a third time

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