Can a Harley make it to Magadan?

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

  1. adaleb

    adaleb Adventurer

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    OK, now we are rolling. Keep em coming Doug, keep em coming....

    By the way, have my 22 year daughter, 20 year old son, and 18 year old son logging in daily as well. They always use your best shots as screen savers (especially the field of flowers, and your stuff from Iraq).

    Go Doug, go.
  2. BadWHooper

    BadWHooper Quick, rather than Dead.

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    I refuse to be one of those that just posts to say I'm subscribed.

    There.

    That said, I'm TOTALLY subscribed!:lol3 Go 1200cc American V-twin! Ride safe!
  3. Dan Diego

    Dan Diego Long timer

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    Harleys have been known to conquer all sorts of challenging terrain to arrive safely, and loudly, at Starbucks and faux biker bars the world over. Why, there are even interesting threads on ADV outlining Hog riders' exploits in Central and South America, as well as Deadhorse…on a Road King no less.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>

    And I have personally seen numerous Harleys complete the Dakkar RalleyBurger Challenge (*). Yes, I watched as a fat Boy, two Super Glides and Road King with ape hangers roll into the Dakkar RallyBurger in Des Moines, Iowa a few years back.
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  4. pringlecan

    pringlecan Burly Adventurer

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    doug,

    you're a fuckin maniac.
  5. HornyDac

    HornyDac Been here awhile

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    Bloody hell!While I'm thinking of a trip like this for three years, you just take the bull by the horns and do it!Way to go , my friend!
  6. Hughlysses

    Hughlysses Long timer

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    Cool pic! Hard to believe there's a Sporty under all that! :lol3
  7. enduro Dan

    enduro Dan Sticks and Stones™..

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    Good to see the fork tubes protected.

    Have a good trip.
  8. TallRob

    TallRob Long timer

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    I really like the duel headlights.......Very Triumph-like. As well as the liberal use of chicken wire. Very redneck-like. hehehe
  9. larryboy

    larryboy Chopper Rider

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    Looks more like a Dirt Glide to me. :lol3
  10. ILYA77

    ILYA77 rider

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    Ha-ha-ha.:rofl

    Ride Doug, ride.
  11. Tiago

    Tiago Been here awhile

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    I am betting he did. I did the same to mine and ain't going back. Far more confortable, easier on the eye and wrench and you can throw it around far better than with the stock mids or forwards.
  12. jpdude999

    jpdude999 Rider on the Strom

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    It's called expanded metal.
    Chicken wire:
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    Expanded metal:
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  13. upweekis

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    From the looks of it, I'd say you'll do fine. Have you sourced some spare parts in that part of the world?
  14. Hughlysses

    Hughlysses Long timer

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    Spare parts? Ha! Doug could construct a mnemonic memory circuit using stone knives and bearskin rugs.
  15. ROAD DAMAGE

    ROAD DAMAGE Long timer

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    Chicken wire? Hell that ain't chicken wire ----- that is "poultry netting". :deal :huh:eek1:huh

    Don't you know the difference? Same stuff, except "poultry netting" costs three times as much! :lol3:rofl:lol3
  16. BeachGuy

    BeachGuy Lost in paradise!

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    I came away with the same feeling; I think RobbieO missed the humor of a Harley dripping oil, kind of like a cat pissing on furniture to mark its territory. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>
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    I hope Doug makes a photo journal of the oil trail on the Road of Bones, that way he can follow it back to the point where he made a wrong turn. I knew he had a reason for riding a Harley. :lol3


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  17. indianscout

    indianscout A road to nowhere isn't a bad thing.

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    Sorry I'm late for the party Doug! I always thought you where a few fries short of a happy meal and you continue to prove me right. Safe travels!
  18. TallRob

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    You obviously never had killer chickens like I did. the first pic,wouldnt keep the horde at bay. Anyways, methinks you missed the joke.
  19. SUZOKI

    SUZOKI Going East

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    That party is in Umag,I was there twice head great time as 4000-5000 bikers are gathering every year.From ther you can go to Rijeka then Bosnia by Gorski kotar toward Plitvice lake or by the Adriatic sea to Senj- up to mountines,great ride toward Bihac - Bosanski Petrovac - Jajce - Zenica - Sarajevo then toward Serbian (ower Romanija mountain ) to border town Visegrad great road.If you continue to Uzice after 60km you can gat :1drink at my place Cacak and upload all your picture and:clap place to crush.
    Suzoki 065 4646 995
  20. MrKiwi

    MrKiwi Ageing Enthusiast

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    Just catching up with this RR. Love what you've done to the Harley.:freaky