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Old 08-08-2014, 09:41 PM   #1
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Around the World Ed-Venn-ture, the next 800 days

Communication black-out
Reboot system
Diagnose and correct errors
Perform system check
All systems go.
The countdown starts.
T minus 5 days and counting.

Around the world Ed-Venn-ture, the next 800 days
Blast off scheduled for August 13, 2014
First stop London.

Who's in?

September 17, 2014 update......

I spent the last 800 days traveling around the world on two wheels, a few airplanes and a couple of big boats. That story is documented on my ride report listed below "Around the World in 800 Days". It was a life changing experience for me.
I originally had no plans to continue traveling beyond those initial 800 days. But the world is a big place and i could not cram it all in to those two years. I only had enough funds to travel those two years and do it the way i wanted. Looking back, i would not have changed a thing. Not wanting to stop, i worked my ass off in Alaska during Salmon season this summer to raise some money. I also sold my pride and joy on ebay to keep my passion alive and see the rest of the world. I still don't think i have enough money to see the entire world, but i think I have enough to keep me going for a while again.
Tomorrow, i will reunite with my BMW and continue on for another 800 days. I will be visiting another 50+ countries and this time it will include Africa.
Another change is i won't be doing it alone, at least in part. I have companion with me that will be much more than just a passenger. There will be alot of fun times ahead. If you liked the first 800 days, i hope you will be following along. And if you weren't with me for the first part of the ride, i encourage you to read my ride report from the last two years. It has nearly 2,000,000 views and will be guaranteed to raise an eyebrow. And it will probably fill in a few blanks if you are just joining in.

Next stop Albania

130,000 km, 70 countries, 5 continents, 1 world - so far
Around the World in 800 Days - my first two year RR
Around the World Ed-Venn-ture, the next 800 days (current RR)

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Hi Ed - Greetings frum Ulan-Ude. Definitely in for chapter two! Hope we can meet up in Europe sometime in September/October. We will be leaving Russia for a bit next week to tour Mongolia. ETA into Eastern Europe is first or second week of September. Safe Travels!

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Old 08-09-2014, 12:48 AM   #6
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Great to hear you're back Ed! Looking forward to another 800 days of Edvennture.
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Old 08-09-2014, 05:47 AM   #9
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Man! I'm happy that you are back with more adventure!! I'm in buddy!! Thank you!!
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Old 08-09-2014, 06:45 AM   #11
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Yep I wanna travel the Ed way some more,I'm in let's ride
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Glad to hear it Ed! I'm riding with chip8150 hanging out in Ulan-Ude right now. hope to catch up with you and share some road tales and cold ales. maybe something around Oktoberfest would be fitting. safe travels, and looking forward to reading the new edventures when we find WiFi in Mongolia
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