Can a Harley make it to Magadan?

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by rtwdoug, Apr 27, 2011.

  1. rtwdoug

    rtwdoug prominent underachiever

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    scooterGdawg Been here awhile

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  3. Tiffany

    Tiffany Airhead Adventuress

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    Well done Doug :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
    Love the fact that you've done it on a Harley, it really goes to prove that you can ride any bike anywhere.

    What a ride and a great report, As I'm sititng here at my computer dreaming of Africa again, you've somehow got me thinking about Magadan, having been close when I crossed Siberia before, it still sits there on the map calling out to me. Maybe...

    When do you get your badge from Cole?
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    Doug, are you going to be at the Dallas show too?
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    Well, the end of this RR just explained a lot!

    For the past month I've been trying to figure out WTF Hornady was thinking when they decided to introduce "Zombie Max" ammunition as a new product for 2012. Here I was thinking they'd lost their minds and all, but in reality they must be making it for the Russian market.

    At least you'll know what ammo to take on your next trip to the Land of Lennin. :lol3
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  6. sandalscout

    sandalscout blah blah blah

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    The kids in Russia don't live in poverty, at least not compared to Somalians. You ever seen an impoverished person wearing high heels? Some of those Russian kids are (wearing high heels).
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    Pate Been here awhile

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    In a traditional Russian family, meal usually to prepare on home cuisine from natural products.
    In excessive weight consumption of deeply processed tinned products and meal in fast food usually comes to an end.
    Though, change of times.
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    mcgo104 Habitual Linestepper

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    I didn't say it was good sarcasm ......
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    Sorry, to suggest that Russians are thin because of poverty is pretty ridiculous. I live in Moscow, which is very prosperous, and yet people are just as thin. While I can't say that Russians have a very healthy lifestyle, they must do something right, I guess the lack of twinkies, etc. plays a large role.
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    Russians don't have twinkies? :eek1
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    MrFurious Been here awhile

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    That's it, I'm definitely cancelling my trip now!! I could have kept my zombiphobia in check, but no twinkies? That's just cruel and unusual punishment right there. :lol3
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    LC4Dakar Been here awhile

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    I should have guessed. When you have zombies, twinkies get hard to find (ask Woody Harrelson).
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    yup, you really road the shit out of Mongolia... :lol3:rofl

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    rtwdoug prominent underachiever

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    Russians have tons of sweet pastries & candies. No twinkies that I remember seeing, but they have Snickers.

    The russian kids arent fat, not because of poverty, actually, most of the people there seem to live rather well. Sure, there is poverty, we have poverty here in the US also.

    They are not fat because they dont sit on their asses all day eating & playing video games. They walk everywhere, most play sports, they ride bikes, work in the gardens, etc.

    just my observations.

    Doug
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    Nice Point ,Our ,As to the U.S.,and my own children complain about where I park at the Wall,They want to be as close to the door as they can,Get out and walk!.Same thing as to Skiing in Vermont,people want the front row,I go for the back row,by the time I get to the lodge and get all my crap on I am all warmed up and ready to go_On that point,will be getting realy cold here soon,Time to put the KLR to bed for the winter,Daddy SAD!!!! Oh well only 6 months till it's time to get her going again.
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    Doug, Great trip report. Is there more about how you got out of Magadan?
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    Mambo Dave I cannot abide.

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    When I was in college at Penn State - a huge campus that everyone walked a ton within, and around town, I noticed the same when I visited other colleges that students used cars and buses more often.

    Of course, the typical Penn Stater gets used to the increased metabolism, fails to adjust the diet when leaving college, and gains the weight later... :thumb
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    the guys at Penn State were thin from running......

    from coach Sandusky :lol3



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    (((((rim shot))))) :drums