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Old 09-04-2012, 12:52 PM   #46
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Old 09-25-2012, 10:53 AM   #47
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Hi,

Well Europe will be done tomorrow, I am now in Kharkiv and will cross the border with Russia tomorrow.
So far so good, no problems with me the bike or with the well known Ukrainian police.

Some teaser pics:









The road so far:



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Old 09-25-2012, 01:50 PM   #48
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Road-trip hairdo! Gotta remember that one for coming year

Curious about the rest of the pics!
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Old 09-26-2012, 03:06 PM   #49
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Just found this thread, will try to read up on you website posts to check your progress over the past (and future) months.
Quick note: if you need a place to stay in Belgium (I doubt it as you'll be smelling your own place when you get here), give me a holler :)
I'm hoping to do a similar trip (though much smaller) next summer, belgium to the black sea in romania (or maybe a bit further till ukraine) and back (details here: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=829456) so I could use your stories as reference :)
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Old 10-05-2012, 12:33 AM   #50
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More teasers for ya

It is hard to find time to do both my website and do a RR here on ADV so just some more teaser pics for you guys and this winter I will do a proper RR.

Wolsly made it to Russia:
















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Old 10-05-2012, 05:13 AM   #51
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I am very curious if you gonna survive Caucasus trip. People been killed and kidnapped there quite often....
http://www.liligo.co.uk/travel-blog/...o-travel-5713/
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Old 10-05-2012, 11:28 PM   #52
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I am very curious if you gonna survive Caucasus trip. People been killed and kidnapped there quite often....
http://www.liligo.co.uk/travel-blog/...o-travel-5713/

Thanks man!!!
Thats the way to help a fellow traveler.
Luckily for me your link is being blocked by the hotel or higher powers I do not know about.
But so far all the Russians I have met seem to have other thoughts about that.
Keep on helping, my friend

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Old 10-14-2012, 04:54 PM   #53
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Ignore idiots who just pass along erroneous information. If one person croaks while anywhere near a motorcycle they will condemn and entire continent as dangerous. I mean, how many people got mugged in "safe" US or Western European cities last week? Should we avoid them??


When I told folks I was riding from Germany to Tbilisi, Georgia last month, I was told it was a crazy idea - that I would be eaten by cannibals practically! Well, I did the ride, and except for the fact that the drivers in Georgia ARE insane and unsafe (to put it mildly) I had a great ride. Of course the roads in Georgia are crap and my rear shock strut is now busted but that's because I overloaded the pig....

Have a great ride.
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Old 10-14-2012, 11:32 PM   #54
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Agree with Hendrik above.
I've been in Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania, Poland, etc etc, South Africa, Mozambique, Swaziland and Lesotho often (both by bike and car) and nothing happened, despite all the warnings from 'concerned people' (you know them, the type who gives advices based on non-experiences and filthy rich tourists who are mugged... ) nothing happened.

Just use your common sence and be aware. And above all... Enjoy the trip - in every aspect!
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