ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Riding > Ride reports
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-30-2012, 03:08 AM   #676
ac72
Adventurer
 
ac72's Avatar
 
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: Cambridge, UK
Oddometer: 26
That's cool. Did you get the fairing with all the signatures on it back or is that lost forever?
__________________
Then - 1998 Suzuki GN125
Now - 2003 Honda XRV750 Africa Twin
Future - big old Guzzi, little young Beemer
ac72 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2012, 03:12 AM   #677
ericGSsti
Studly Adventurer
 
ericGSsti's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Oddometer: 525
The 2008 looks amazing. Great work.
ericGSsti is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2012, 03:15 AM   #678
RoninMoto OP
Wanderer
 
RoninMoto's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2010
Location: EN ZED
Oddometer: 1,638
Quote:
Originally Posted by ac72 View Post
That's cool. Did you get the fairing with all the signatures on it back or is that lost forever?
That is lost forever unfortunately. I guess I will have to do it again sometime
__________________
Noah 08 KTM 690 ADV. 125,000 km. 42 countries. 5 continents and counting.
RTW Ride Report --> http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=781893
Blog ------------------> http://rtwwithnoah.blogspot.com/
Facebook------------> https://www.facebook.com/RtwWithNoah
RoninMoto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2012, 03:51 AM   #679
ArcticRider
Gnarly Adventurer
 
ArcticRider's Avatar
 
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Alaska, Costa Rica
Oddometer: 168
Great News!

Noah,
That's great news!
ArcticRider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2012, 04:12 AM   #680
enduro0125
Sticks and Stones™..
 
enduro0125's Avatar
 
Joined: Nov 2006
Location: Orchard Park,NY
Oddometer: 13,452
Quote:
Originally Posted by RoninMoto View Post
.. or if someone wants to join me.. Russia next summer?.



Terrific news on the recovery.
Nice job to all involved.

__________________
AMA 487807A
enduro0125 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2012, 05:40 AM   #681
KildareMan
Studly Adventurer
 
KildareMan's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2006
Location: County Kildare, Ireland
Oddometer: 630
Carry on with the 2008, that's ready by the look of it. I'm sure one of us here in Ireland can look after the 2010 for you. Plus you just don't know what shite the scum pulled on it.
KildareMan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2012, 05:52 AM   #682
RoninMoto OP
Wanderer
 
RoninMoto's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2010
Location: EN ZED
Oddometer: 1,638
Quote:
Originally Posted by KildareMan View Post
Carry on with the 2008, that's ready by the look of it. I'm sure one of us here in Ireland can look after the 2010 for you. Plus you just don't know what shite the scum pulled on it.
Thats the plan right now. I just got done finalizing documentation for the 2008 and it would take a while to switch back to the 2010. The plan is to go up to Scotland some and figure out what to do with the 2010 in the next week.
__________________
Noah 08 KTM 690 ADV. 125,000 km. 42 countries. 5 continents and counting.
RTW Ride Report --> http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=781893
Blog ------------------> http://rtwwithnoah.blogspot.com/
Facebook------------> https://www.facebook.com/RtwWithNoah
RoninMoto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2012, 05:56 AM   #683
Ruffus
Dirty Old Mudder
 
Ruffus's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2006
Location: Fort Erie,Ontario
Oddometer: 4,055
Great news on the recovery. Might be a good idea to keep it in storage until your trip is complete. Just in case.

Ohhh & BTW, have you purchased insurance yet?
__________________
We spend our lives chipping away at our ignorance :wisdom by Dakez

Friendship is like peeing your pants, everyone can see it, but only you
can feel the true warmth.: wisdom by ??



Reverse Darwinism...he's only alive because he's to stupid to die. : wisdom by AZRamjet

06 Husky TE510

Ruffus screwed with this post 08-30-2012 at 07:45 AM
Ruffus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2012, 06:11 AM   #684
tvbh40a
PSUViking
 
tvbh40a's Avatar
 
Joined: Aug 2004
Location: Idaho home of the fiesta bowl champ BSU bronco's
Oddometer: 1,408
Ahh

__________________
"Do today what other's won't, so you can do tomorrow what other's can't." Jody Sears-West Point
“It is not enough to want to make the effort. It’s in the doing, not just the thinking, that we accomplish our goals."
Just tell her my wife said it's OK-Handy
tvbh40a is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2012, 06:27 AM   #685
goosecreek
a desk prop
 
Joined: May 2010
Location: chauffeuring the kids
Oddometer: 2,298
Hope they caught the perps that stole it. Good to here you got it back and the 08 looks great.
goosecreek is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2012, 06:36 AM   #686
DCrider
Live from THE Hill
 
DCrider's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2008
Location: Washington, DC
Oddometer: 4,022
Fantastic problem to have, it'll all sort out ok, now git to ridin' like you planned
__________________
ADV'ing from America's fine Crapital...
DCrider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2012, 06:44 AM   #687
Sutherngintelmen
around the bend
 
Sutherngintelmen's Avatar
 
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: ATL
Oddometer: 1,207
I'll be right over!

That is really good news
__________________
There is a pleasure in the pathed woods, There is a rapture in the smoking pipe, There is chaos, where none intrudes, in the deep dell, with its thrills roar; I love not nature less, but bikes the more. Byron riding.

All pics < 6/30/12 deleted by Apple Now with SmugMug supporting ADV
Sutherngintelmen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2012, 06:47 AM   #688
yellowknife
Is In Canada
 
yellowknife's Avatar
 
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Nova Scotia, Canada
Oddometer: 688
The luck of the Irish?!

Glad to hear the bike was found. I am amazed at the amount of great folks in Ireland who jumped on the cause to support you in a million ways (on top of all the advfolks here). No surprise the bike was recovered.

This was possibly the most interesting part of your trip so far. Great stories for future generations to hear from you when you are older.

Enjoy Scotland. Great place too.

YK
__________________
Yellowknife - New France New Scotland (Nova Scotia)
yellowknife is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2012, 06:47 AM   #689
davesupreme
grand poobah
 
Joined: May 2011
Location: palm harbor, fla
Oddometer: 1,458
whatta story!!!.... if this ain't the freakin' best one here, it's certainly one of 'em.....
davesupreme is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2012, 07:23 AM   #690
nordicbiker
Gnarly Adventurer
 
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: Near Stockholm, Sweden
Oddometer: 142
This story just gets better and better! Amazing that they got the bike back, even if it sounds like someony paid for it. Hope this does not trigger a bike hijacking business similar to the piratry near Somalia!

Ireland is quite small however, so that might have contributet significantly to the recovery - "loosing" the bike in the US or another big state would have been much worse! And now you even have a spare bike.

Enjoy your trip!
__________________
www.nordicbiker.se
nordicbiker is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Share

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

.
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Times are GMT -7.   It's 12:53 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014