Not dead yet - The video Series

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Oisin, Mar 12, 2013.

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  1. grahamspc

    grahamspc Smitty

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    Oisin..been crossing from Canada into US all my life(carload of highschool guys ..do you think we'll get pulled over!!!)..not a friendly border..never has been...you said Mongolia was most friendly...which were the least friendly.
  2. amaefm

    amaefm n00b

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    Heh, been crossing Lewiston my whole life going from Michigan to Tonawanda. It's so hit and miss. I came through there earlier this week on the way there both bridges, no wait at all. On the way back both Lewiston and Port Huron were a bastard.
  3. Aqua Filberts

    Aqua Filberts n00b

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    Hi, can anyone tell me where I can buy a copy of Not Dead Yet (book)? I'm leaving on a motorcycle holiday in a few weeks and figured it would be an excellent read...
  4. rgiroux

    rgiroux Invisible Man

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    I think Amazon
  5. syzygy9

    syzygy9 Been here awhile

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    I purchased both 'Not Dead Yet' and ' . . . Roaming' at lulu.com (self publishers).

    Both books are great reads, very entertaining, highly recommended.

    In one of the books (can't remember which one now) Oisin descibes getting a severe case of the trots on a moutain roadside in Colombia (from memory) and after hanging his backside out over the railing on the side of a busy road looks around for something to wipe his arse and ends up using his socks . . . had me in stiches and now strangely a scene I replay in my head whenever I am on the road looking for a bog house/location comforted by the fact that things hadn't got that bad for me yet.
  6. Aqua Filberts

    Aqua Filberts n00b

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    Hi, thanks for the reply. Unfortunatly I had already tried both of these. I couldn't find the book on lulu (and direct links found through forum threads are dead). And on Amazon it says: "This title is not currently available for purchase"

    Anywhere else where they might sell it?
  7. rgiroux

    rgiroux Invisible Man

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    Aqua Filberts n00b

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    Good news, the link you provided isn't dead yet (hehe, see what I did there ;-)!

    But I'm actually looking for a paperback version, this is the kindle version.

    Any other ideas?
  9. elkgrichard

    elkgrichard Been here awhile

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    http://vimeo.com/user9616270

    I'm thiking about a ride report with just music and no talking like these films. What do you guys think about this idea?
  10. Speedmaster58

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    Brilliant videos, just got and read "That I may die roaming".. haven't laughed so much in ages:D Loved the honesty and openness of the writing.

    Have put up a review on Amazon for you Oisin, so I take it the "brown envelope" will be in the post!:rofl

    Loved it, keep up the great work and keep the sticky side down
  11. wanneroo

    wanneroo Adventurer

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    Finished "Not Dead Yet" last year after having it in the reading pile for a while. One of the best books I have read in a while and it spoke to me as I'm at a similar stage in life.

    Years ago there were some vids posted to youtube of various clips of the trip which I strung together in chronological order. Didn't think i'd ever see anything more about this trip again, so these episodes are a surprise.

    Thanks for all the hard work you put into this Oisin and these episodes are awesome to watch and certainly inspiring for those to take their own journey. I'm passing the link to these on to others and hopefully you'll leave these episodes up as over the years many more people will discover them.
  12. GoinPostal

    GoinPostal Been here awhile

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    I can't find a copy of Not Dead Yet in either paperback or Kindle. Does anybody know where I can get a paperback? Anybody want to sell me theirs?

    Oisin any chance of Amazon getting more?
  13. tommy3tanks

    tommy3tanks n00b

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    Hello Oisin
    Had to join the forum just to post this.

    Just finished watching your vids on Youtube and finished the books. All i can say is thankyou, truly inspirational and i hope the only reason the vids are being pulled off youtube is that someone is making them into a dvd, or Charley Boorman is paying you off for stopping sales of the long way round :rofl

    Again thankyou for the vids and books. Really changed my outlook on riding. Hope to see you do more in the future.

    Tom
  14. Bleemus

    Bleemus Long timer

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    Can someone post the YouTube link. It is no longer in the first post.
  15. grahamspc

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    Been rewatching some episodes on utube...need an Oisin fix every couple of days...just noticed that they will be removed on June 1....does this mean they will be for sale as a set or???
  16. Bleemus

    Bleemus Long timer

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    Thank you Potski!!
  17. BobPS

    BobPS Been here awhile

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    Really love watching the video Oisin, thanks :thumb
  18. wanneroo

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    Doesn't sound like it, but who knows.

    I saw they will be removed in 2 days as well. That is a shame as I think it's something that over the years will pull in views as people discover or think about their own RTW trips.
  19. Grumbleweed

    Grumbleweed Africa Twin UK

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    I've been through all of the videos today. I discovered them by fluke whilst trying to find a video of the road of bones. I think it's such a shame if they get taken off in a couple of days. Truly the most inspiring set of footage and scenery I have ever seen! I want to look at them again, though I fear I won't get the chance.
    I have long been contemplating a rtw trip, but want to get more experience riding first! Not least save some groats for it! I hope I'll have the cahoonas to just go for it when funds allow like you did.
    Raising a pint of the black stuff in your honour.
    GW
  20. Eddieb

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    Bugger, they're gone now and I was only part way through.
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