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Old 08-31-2010, 04:13 AM   #1
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..Poland to Mongolia and back on XT600

Hi!!
This is going to be a report of a ride on a XT600 from Poland to Mongolia and hopefully back ;)
But before you start reading there are several things I need to tell you.

1. I am a terrible photographer. I can't take any good photos. I actually hardly can take any ;)
2. I ride XT 600 but I am probably the worst offroad rider ever. To be honest with you I hate off road riding so DO NOT expect any pictures of a wild nature and so on. Also see point number 1.
3. Not only that I can't take a pictures or can't ride off road but I am also a terrbile mechanic. At least due to that point reading my story might be interesting for you in case something goes wrong with the bike ;)
4. I decided to take the most boring way to do this - only via Russia. No "-stans". And I decided NOT to use transsibirian railway. I wanted to feel the size of Russia. So there will be many days on the road and very little time in Mongolia. Of course if I can get there ;)
5. I am a low budget traveller.

I will try to describe every single day separately. Maybe this way you will find out how stupid it is to take so boring road

I was supposed to start on 3rd of July but somehow I realised I do not have my visas. Ok, after one week (another D-day) I had my visas but felt bad vibration. This is not a joke, I always follow my intuition. So after all I started on 11th of July 2010 AD.

If you accept at least some of the things I warned you about - you are welcome to read!
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Old 08-31-2010, 08:17 AM   #2
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Old 08-31-2010, 08:22 AM   #3
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That's the kind of RR intro that leaves me giddy with anticipation. Can't wait to read it.
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Old 08-31-2010, 08:28 AM   #4
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Old 08-31-2010, 12:31 PM   #5
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Day 1

Ok, everything is ready. I packed myself today, bike is ready, I am ready. Of course I should be doing other things instead of travelling but it can wait.
I changed the oil last night somewhere around 2AM so I suppose my bike is ready. Now it has 93503 km, I bought it 4 years ago with 34814km and that bike never failed me.



This is me with the most arrogant creature I ever had a pleasure with. I am the one in yellow t-shirt. Will definately miss it though ;)

I said goodbye to my mom and my brother and hit the road.



I had to meet a friend of mine, Yasio. I am not going to put here a picture of everyone who I said goodbye to, but these are the ones who helped me a lot with this trip. I hope Yasio will not get too angry for posting here a picture of him only in pants



So I went to Slovakia which is a fantastic country. I slept by the Spissky Hrad castle.
Some pictures of Slovakia:









Distance: 285 km

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Old 08-31-2010, 12:48 PM   #6
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Old 09-13-2010, 05:38 AM   #7
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Keep going my friend...I heard Mongolia is a good country to visit...Your RR is simply good!Ride safe!
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Old 09-13-2010, 09:51 AM   #8
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This is hilarious, I love it. MC Hammer camouflage parachute riding pants.

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