Radioman Rides the World.......

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

  1. HyperPete

    HyperPete Been here awhile

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    Holey sh#t, looking at your shipping bill, and here I was moaning(to myself) about motel fees for my ride :lol3:lol3

    Have a great time in Africa, what a journey!!

    Bon Voyage :thumb
  2. Radioman

    Radioman Moto rider

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    :eek1 :eek1 Yes the shipping fees to Africa are large. But it is part of my trip.... was committed to continuing my Journey!

    Cannot take the money with you when you die :lol3
  3. 14Traits

    14Traits Adventurer

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    math geek came out in me, looks to be about $3,470.29 give or take in US dollars.

    I have been lurking :hide since mexico, awe inspiring trip from the most genuine person I have ever seen online. Thanks for taking us along for the ride! Cheers :freaky enjoy the ride :clap and wishing you many more safe travels :deal
  4. pdedse

    pdedse paraelamigosincero

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    May never get there, so I really enjoyed the photos of western Australia.
  5. jmcg

    jmcg Turpinated..

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    Safe travels, mate.

    :thumb

    Look forward to catching up with you again sometime, maybe on your side of the world.

    Cheers,

    JM + TM.
  6. erbemone

    erbemone Adventurer

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    Mark, I have been following this ride for two years now. Its time I post something about your trip. It certainly has been fun to see you go where you go and meet the people along the way. I can't wait for Africa. Thanks :clap
  7. Davey_sprockeT

    Davey_sprockeT Adventurer

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    Hey Mark,
    Last night was awesome!

    For a "presentation virgin", you did a fantastic job :clap:clap:clap and I know all of the BMW club members and guests, HUBB guys & girls really enjoyed your talk. The photos and movies were truly inspirational..

    Thanks for taking the time to hangout and talk bikes 'n bullshit whilst you were here in Western Australia.

    Thanks must go to Rob & Di and others for their support and hospitality....

    I really enjoyed riding and hanging out, drinking tea and eating ANZAC biscuits in our winter sunshine.

    Lego Jorge says "Hi".......

    Stay safe 'bro and go well

    Davey.............
  8. RobBD

    RobBD Been here awhile

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    Well its been a great couple of weeks hosting Radioman.
    It was a great presentation he gave last night to over fifty people. Mark started the presentation with amazing footage of his journey with Chris and then went on to show and explain his journey around the world.
    Its been a pleasure and a privilege to have you stay Mark - enjoy Africa and I'm sure you'll have an amazing time - African hospitality is legendary and all those animals - awesome. And with your new camera we will be waiting for more stunning pictures.
    Till we see you on the road next - cheers Rod and Di
  9. Radioman

    Radioman Moto rider

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    Thanks for following along and posting up!
  10. Radioman

    Radioman Moto rider

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    Davey. Huge Thanks to Rob and Di for having me stay and taking care of me while I was in Perth! :clap Was really great to spend time with them!!

    So glad the people enjoyed the sharing of my journey!!
  11. Radioman

    Radioman Moto rider

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    Flew out of Perth on Emirates.

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    Making a stop in Dubai :evil

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    Landed here as part of the routing. Funny is my bike was here while shipping from Buenos Aires to Auckland..... So now I am.

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    Decided to take a layover in Dubai. Why? Why Not? Worlds Tallest building, Indoor skiing, 43 degree heat!, Souks, Made made islands..... Had to take a look. :norton
  12. docwyte

    docwyte Long timer

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    Have fun! Just don't walk down the sidewalk with a beer in your hand!
  13. Ben Carufel

    Ben Carufel Boxer Addict

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    Did they have a full flight and offer a credit or cash for you to "bump" to the next flight? I've always wanted to do that -- never have been picked.
  14. Reefdog

    Reefdog Been here awhile

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    hey
    radioman
    have sent you a pm with my contact number here in Dubai
    Give me a ring and maybe have a beer or 3
    I am working from 1430 to 1800 today

    Reef from Oz
  15. Radioman

    Radioman Moto rider

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    :thumb Crazy ADV riders everywhere :D Meeting up later tonight with Reef!! Very cool.

    OK off to explore the city in the desert! Big building and shopping malls. :rofl
  16. Radioman

    Radioman Moto rider

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    NAh..... Just decided that since the flight was coming through here, it would be a chance to explore a new place. Staying upscale and enjoying the experience for a couple days while my bike ships to Cape Town.
  17. Mr. Fisherman

    Mr. Fisherman PROUD 2B Riff Raff!

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    Good stuff Mark. Are you going to grace us with your presence on your way to Africa? Wetfest is next weekend.... just sayin...
  18. foggyred

    foggyred Adventurer

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    hey mark how did you find the service from bikesabroad. we are looking to use them next year when we ship our bikes from nz to oz for five weeks.cheers foggyred
  19. Radioman

    Radioman Moto rider

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    :lol3 :lol3 Nope direct to Cape Town from here. Have fun :wink:
  20. Radioman

    Radioman Moto rider

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    Bikesabroad.com.au have been very good to me. Made the process very easy and straight forward. Crated my bikes myself at the dealers, then Peter or Ivan arranged cartage to airport/customs and I picked up at a depot in Sydney or I will in Cape Town. I had a very good experience with them Peter is specialized in sea Freight and Ivan does Air and sea. All is well.