Radioman Rides the World.......

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Radioman, May 19, 2011.

  1. Radioman

    Radioman Moto rider

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    :wave Roger!! Happy New Year to you!


    Happy New Year to you both!! Has been great being with fellow bikers. I think tomorrow will see Ushuaia vacated by many motos..... Including mine!!
  2. Creeker747

    Creeker747 Been here awhile

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    I am very envious of what and where you've traveled thus far. However for me, I must keep in mind where true paradise exists..................between our ears. It's a state of mind. Kindness and being grateful for both the good and bad things in our lives allows for us to reach our full potential as human beings.

    Ironically, you're above mentioned philosophy mirrors concepts in a book by Scott Peck called the Road Less Traveled. And here you are, certainly taking a "road less traveled" to reinforce your "values" taught to you in your youth.

    Mark, you truly sound like a wise man, and I enjoy this RR for both it's view of the world and life. Happy New Year my friend!!!! :-)
  3. Jibby

    Jibby Been here awhile

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    hey Mark,

    I have been enjoying your RR on a daily basis and find inspiration in both your adventure and your outlook on life.

    I have met several people over the years who seem to be habitual gripers. Not matter what their station in life, they still manage to see the bad.

    I have known some of these types who travel all around the world trying to find that perfect place to settle down. Trouble is, they are just trying to run away from there problems and their problems are themselves. Gives new meaning to "No matter where you go, there you are".

    I can easily slip in to that negative mood too but I remind myself to fill my head and heart with gratitude so there is no room for negative thoughts.

    You seem to be able to do it naturally or you have worked at it to the point of habit.

    Good on you, Sir.
  4. FLARider1

    FLARider1 Long timer

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    Bikers wear leathers and chaps and can't pass a bar and believe that 150 miles is a long day on the road. You guys are riders, better yet, Adventurers!!!!!!!

    Safe Travels back to the north!! Whats the next goal?
  5. Motomuffin

    Motomuffin CSMC

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    Mark,
    Thank you for all of your generosity in sharing your trip w/ all of us! I wish you nothing but interesting times and beautiful vistas.
  6. DoctorAbo

    DoctorAbo friends call me Mitsulas

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    Happy New year Mark and thanks a lot for quote number 9.
    I have gone through your last threads and have to say that you are setting an example (at least for me)
    Take care and thanks for sharing with us all you share.
  7. Radioman

    Radioman Moto rider

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    :wave MM your very welcome. Looking forward to seeing you again upon my return to the states.... Someday :)
  8. atadold

    atadold n00b

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    Happy New Year Mark . I enjoyed the few days of riding together we did in Equador.
  9. Radioman

    Radioman Moto rider

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    Happy New Year Larry. I enjoyed them is well! Ride Safe!
  10. Nixels

    Nixels Face fears - live life

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    :wave Happy New Year, Mark!

    Looks like you're coming back from the end of the world - and ready for more! :clap :clap :clap
  11. KeithTurk

    KeithTurk Been here awhile

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    Mark I'm more excited about the return trip up then I was about the trip down... now that you've had an opportunity to interact with all these other riders... what are you looking forward to? do we have a route to look at from our easy chairs?
  12. Airhead Wrangler

    Airhead Wrangler Long timer

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    Happy new year, Mark! We're still following along from up here. We're curious to see what's next. Be sure to plan for a long stop in BA. It's a GREAT town.
  13. Radioman

    Radioman Moto rider

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    ON THE ROAD AGAIN!!!!

    Left Ushuaia this morning and arrived into Punta Arenas this afternoon!! Great to be back on my bike! :D

    Heading back north on Caraterra Austral have a few places I really want to see that I did not have time for on the way down..... Hopefully the weather will be good :)
  14. Idahosam

    Idahosam Set Adrift

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    Yup! what he said...
  15. WU7X

    WU7X The Old Fart

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    A belated happy New Year Mark. Following your journey is both humbling and exhilerating at the same time. Wishing you happiness and safe travels.
  16. rtwpaul

    rtwpaul out riding...

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    mark

    go back to post 396...now you've ridden about 1/3 of the planet how's it holding up?

    i'll be in the market in few months for a refit and heading that way

    rtwpaul
  17. DRRambler

    DRRambler AKA Albertastrom

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    Yess! We get to follow the little green moto again:clap
  18. Ladybug0048

    Ladybug0048 Bug Sister

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    Do you have Young James with you or did you leave him behind?
  19. Radioman

    Radioman Moto rider

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    Young James is in Ushuaia.He coud not decide what to do, as he had a noise in his final drive, and he is committed to helping Sherri Jo get her bike running which is back up in Argentina..... We asked him to ride with us, but was just not sure...
  20. Radioman

    Radioman Moto rider

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    430 KM today. Ended up in Punta Arenas ..... Was raining as we got off the ferry.

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