1 Million Miles, Every country, Lifetime World Exploration

Discussion in 'Trip Planning' started by thewildcallsjon, Dec 8, 2015.

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Which route would you choose for the first 3-5 years of World Exploration?

  1. The entire African continent

    16.7%
  2. Latin America, Epic Jungle man life & 4000 miles Canoeing the Amazon then North America & Canada

    20.4%
  3. Alaska, Canada, North America, and then Latin America, Epic Jungle man life & Canoeing the Amazon

    33.3%
  4. Middle East, Kazakstan etc, Mongolia, onto Asia

    16.7%
  5. Russia & Siberia

    7.4%
  6. Nowhere, stay at home, have a cup of tea & watch eastenders

    5.6%
  1. North by Northeast

    North by Northeast Been here awhile

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    Guys - surely you can tell that the bloke is either on a wind up or is a complete nutcase?
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  2. sprouty115

    sprouty115 Long timer

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    Or he's out there right now, tearing it up?
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  3. North by Northeast

    North by Northeast Been here awhile

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    I'm sure hes tearing something up, just not a worldwide ride with hidden motorcycles parts and hand carved canoes
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  4. Pecha72

    Pecha72 Long timer

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    Come on guys. There is no one "right way" to travel, experience it, or write about it. Everybody does it their own way, and I think that´s great. If you don´t enjoy this thread, how about just moving on to the next one that you might enjoy?
  5. sprouty115

    sprouty115 Long timer

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    Who said anything about not enjoying it? This is one of the most, uhm, let's call it "eccentric" things I've read on this site. Personally, I'd love it if a year from now he posted back here with pics of his new Amazon wife.
  6. SuperSonicRocketship

    SuperSonicRocketship 50 Nations and Counting

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    This is literally the best Trip Planning/RR ever.

    EVER
  7. thewildcallsjon

    thewildcallsjon Aesthetic Voyager

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    Website now published.
  8. thewildcallsjon

    thewildcallsjon Aesthetic Voyager

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    Greetings all,

    its been a while. May peace be upon you & your households & may you enjoy fine motorcycling escapades.

    One day after a long long time, i tried to log into adv rider but was blocked! someone had hacked my account and posted porn on here (sorry but that wasnt me!) Also I noticed Photobucket have tried to con everyone out of their photos.

    Things have been very busy. Lots of planning, lots of riding. I have been back and forward to France, Georgia, Spain & the Canaries Archipelago many times where I went & lived on the mountains in the peaks of Gran Canaria. Eventually moving the motorcycle on to Fuerteventura.


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    for the last 3 months I have been back in London, working like a machine 7 days a week, every week, preparing for Stage #1

    Visas obtained, most bike parts obtained, lots still to do!

    I will be starting with Switzerland to Kazakhstan. I leave on 26th February 2018

    I will ride 9000 miles via Balkans, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Russia...

    All content & hopefully video will be loaded to my website throughout March, you are welcome to follow along:

    www.ridethehorizon.com

    (I am still working on the site, apologies if some pages are not full yet)

    hope you enjoy

    jon
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  9. Lizzard323

    Lizzard323 Solo rider. Lover of solitude and corn meal.

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    In an effort to make my Kawasaki safer to leave somewhere for an extended time I painted it entirely green. Here you see it parked in front of my garage. Very effective results (I think). Off white might be better due to most walls are that color.

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  10. ThorH

    ThorH BMW R1200GS

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