Australia to UK in 4 minutes

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Willwilkins, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. Willwilkins

    Willwilkins Dr. Topbox

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    Hi there<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>
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    Cramming 5 months, 20 countries and 21,000km into a 4 minute video was a bit of a challenge, but I hope you enjoy it.<o:p></o:p>
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    The ride was from Wollongong near Sydney, Australia to Woolwich in London. I was riding a 2006 DR650 and my wife was on a 2008 XT250. <o:p></o:p>
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    So crank up your speakers, sit back and hopefully enjoy out little ride.

    Thanks so much to my sister for the great music and thanks to you for watching.

    CLICK HERE TO WATCH http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CnZA7MwoU1U<o:p></o:p>
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    Check out our website below for more photos and info
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    Cheers<o:p></o:p>
    Will & Kate<o:p></o:p>
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  2. GordyOZ

    GordyOZ Been here awhile

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    Brilliant...........
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  3. KTM 950S

    KTM 950S Been here awhile

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    What a great Adventure!!!!!
    Thank you very much for sharing :clap:clap:clap
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  4. GB

    GB . Administrator

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    Thanks for the teaser!! We'd love to see lots of pics posted here :thumb
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  5. pirate63

    pirate63 SUPA 10 PILOT

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    ckjackson1 High Country Red Neck

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    Bloody brilliant!!

    Awesome trip, your right, the world is a wonderful place just gotta get out there and see it......... Oh yeah, and ignore the newspapers who make is out to be a shocking place....:freaky
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    skysailor Rat Rider

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    Thanks for having us along!
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  8. Willwilkins

    Willwilkins Dr. Topbox

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    Thanks for all the praise:clap:clap:clap
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  9. Bryn1203

    Bryn1203 Dances with spaniels

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    that looked brilliant :clap
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  10. Gripforce

    Gripforce Ski Bum

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    So did you have a guide in China? How hard was it to get permits?
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  11. zeroland

    zeroland Adventurer

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    I am currently reading your book so have enjoyed watching the video to fill in a few 'imaginary' gaps.

    Thanks.
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  12. Willwilkins

    Willwilkins Dr. Topbox

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    Cool, nice to hear you're enjoying the book. Thanks for buying it!

    Cheers:clap
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  13. Willwilkins

    Willwilkins Dr. Topbox

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    Yes we had a guide but he was VERY low key and not what you'd think a guide would be like. We used Newland travel for all arrangements. It wasn't too much hassle, just a load of forms with random questions, a load of photos and a bit of cash - $2500, 2people, 6 days inc hotels, guide and guides car/driver.

    Cheers
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  14. PHILinFRANCE

    PHILinFRANCE Long timer

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    Great stuff Will, and you hang on to that DR you, d regret selling her :freaky
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  15. Dickyb

    Dickyb Bewildered Adventurer

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    Enjoying the book too Will. :clap:clap

    Cheers,

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    yes what he said!!!
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  17. Willwilkins

    Willwilkins Dr. Topbox

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    Guys! You got a 4 minute video, much more info and you may as well go ride it yourself:rofl
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  18. gavo

    gavo Slacker

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    What a great video, I'd like to see the directors cut :lol3
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  19. Willwilkins

    Willwilkins Dr. Topbox

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    Next thing you'll want me to go back and start again but this time with Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt doing the starring roles!!
    No wait, lets get Ewan & Charley to do it. For that we'd only need to add 2 4WD's, 5 cameramen, 20 fixers and Russ Boringham:rofl:rofl:rofl
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  20. John RTW

    John RTW Adventurer

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    Ewan and Thingy have nothing on you pair, anyway the book keeps you entertained for far longer (depending on your reading abilities/speed).

    So for anyone thinking of doing a bit of an adventure, buy the book and help fund their escape from Blighty, and if Will can do it anyone can, although he did have Kate to show him the way. :thumb

    What no _ _ _ _ _ _ :hide
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