Hello! I would like to share with you my last trip to Pamir mountains, which took place in August this year. I’d planned this trip for a long time. Last year I tried to do it alone. I wanted to ride from Poland to Mongolia through Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan,Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. I got to Astrachan, where I turned back home. I found out that being alone was not what made me happy. I had also some minor issues with the motorcycle and that’s why I made decision like this. I don’t regret, because I saved up a lot of money and bought playstation, which made my life better This year I wanted to have a company for the trip. I found two Polish guys on a motorcycle forum. They wanted to go to Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. They ride similar motorbikes to mine. Their planned route was more or less the same as mine. We had one chat on skype. Decision was quick and all preparation started. So here we are. Me - Maciek (inside) on mighty Transalp 650 and my fellows Maciek (right) on GS650 and Tomek (left) on almost new Yamaha XTZ660 Tenere. I got all visas for all of us. I’d obtained all of them before, so this year it was really straight forward. I was only nervous about my relation with the guys… My Honda Transalp was well prepared for the last year. I changed lot of parts in engine, chassis, drive train and add some accesories. I believed my bike was in good condition, therefore I started preparation a week before the departure. Suddenly I found out that the rear shock absorber probably wouldn’t last the whole trip. Fortunately I got the used one two days before the start. It wasn’t perfect, but seemed to be better than the old one. I changed the oil and filters. Packed up the panniers during the evening before. Then drunk some goodby wine with my family and I was ready to go! You can find some teaser photos on my facebook page https://www.facebook.com/MaciekRides/, where I posted something on the way. I also try to post different things here and there. Trailer movie: Cheers!