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Old 12-29-2011, 01:07 PM   #2131
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Here is me and my Symba crossing the [FONT=Book Antiqua][SIZE=3]Tungabhadra River north of Hampi, India.
Great pic! Report of adventures?
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Old 12-29-2011, 01:52 PM   #2132
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Great pic! Report of adventures?
He's had a ride report going since August: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=716979
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Old 12-29-2011, 03:33 PM   #2133
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Old 12-29-2011, 04:00 PM   #2134
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He's had a ride report going since August: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=716979
And a great ride report it is. It's like reading a book. I look forward to each update. Around the world on a Symba. Now that's an adventure!
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Old 12-30-2011, 03:35 AM   #2135
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And a great ride report it is. It's like reading a book.
Absolutely, and a ripper read it would be too! I just read the thread start to end, what a ride!

Hey Underbone, travel books are really popular, they sell very well. An Aussie guy who writes about his Vespa travels through Tuscany and Italy has sold truckloads.
You have a best seller in the wings.......
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Old 12-30-2011, 09:34 AM   #2136
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And a great ride report it is. It's like reading a book. I look forward to each update. Around the world on a Symba. Now that's an adventure!
I've been following their journey from the start. I thinks it's as great adventure not only because they're doing it on Symbas, but also because they are doing it as a couple. How often do you hear about a husband and wife riding around the world together?

I think they're headed to Nepal. It will be interesting to see how the little bikes perform in the Himalayas.
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Old 12-30-2011, 09:52 AM   #2137
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I've been following their journey from the start. I thinks it's as great adventure not only because they're doing it on Symbas, but also because they are doing it as a couple. How often do you hear about a husband and wife riding around the world together?

I too am enjoying and following their adventure , but to tell you the truth traveling around the world on a Symba with my wife is not some thing I would attempt . I'm going to be nice and not say why , in other words no wife or Chinese scooter jokes .

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Old 12-30-2011, 09:59 AM   #2138
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Our summer down under has been cooler than norm, but sunny days are riding days...so I did a 400 km loop thru my local New England area, started in sunny 21c, hit 26c midway then down to 12c by the time I got home in a bug ~splattering sunset :)



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Old 12-30-2011, 02:54 PM   #2139
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I too am enjoying and following their adventure , but to tell you the truth traveling around the world on a Symba with my wife is not some thing I would attempt . I'm going to be nice and not say why , in other words no wife or Chinese scooter jokes .

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I wouldn't do it either, but I am enjoying reading about their adventure anyway. I think what they are doing is great, even if I wouldn't do some of the stuff they are doing. I would venture to say that nobody reading their thread will ever ride around the world on a small scooter/bike with their spouse but they still have a pretty good following.

Of course, many of us are just jealous because we don't have wives even remotely interested in doing anything like this.
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Old 12-30-2011, 04:23 PM   #2140
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I wouldn't do it either, but I am enjoying reading about their adventure anyway. I think what they are doing is great, even if I wouldn't do some of the stuff they are doing. I would venture to say that nobody reading their thread will ever ride around the world on a small scooter/bike with their spouse but they still have a pretty good following.

Of course, many of us are just jealous because we don't have wives even remotely interested in doing anything like this.
I had one once that probably would have. She had her own motorcycle but did not wait for me to come back from Vietnam.

I replaced her with this one. She is not into motorcycles or scooters. Oh well.....

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Old 12-30-2011, 04:32 PM   #2141
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I had one once that probably would have. She had her own motorcycle but did not wait for me to come back from Vietnam.

I replaced her with this one. She is not into motorcycles or scooters. Oh well.....


That "she didn't wait" story was pretty common back then . My brother lost his high school sweet heart . the only girl he ever dated . Ya know what ? He was never the same again , he eventually did get married but it didn't last long . That war screwed up a lot of people , I read that 300,000 vets eventually committed suicide . Looks like you did OK .

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Old 12-30-2011, 07:29 PM   #2142
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I wish. I did play in a rock band in the mid 60s. We were an average garage band thats about it.

The misses is an accountant with a masters degree. I did OK even if shes not into scooters. She don't care that I am..

Yeah the war was hell, screwed up a lot of people. I was lucky to get back home.

I was in the 3/5 Cav. I shot an M60 machine gun. This was at firebase Bastogne a few clicks east of Hamburger Hill in the A Shau valley.
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Old 12-30-2011, 07:36 PM   #2143
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Old 12-30-2011, 09:23 PM   #2144
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Old 01-04-2012, 08:24 AM   #2145
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I've been following their journey from the start. I thinks it's as great adventure not only because they're doing it on Symbas, but also because they are doing it as a couple. How often do you hear about a husband and wife riding around the world together?

I think they're headed to Nepal. It will be interesting to see how the little bikes perform in the Himalayas.
We will be interested to see how they perform, too! I'm glad that everyone is enjoying the RR and our journey as much as we are. I will say that Re is a special woman, despite some hard days and close calls she still looks forward to the ride every time we head out. Oh, and not to get this thread off-topic - a scooter picture.



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