RTW on a thumper... Round the World ADVenturization

Discussion in 'Epic Rides' started by rtwpaul, Jul 18, 2012.

  1. GhostRiderFC

    GhostRiderFC Just a guy who rides

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    Are you back? Riding through Florida? Or was that you who turned out the lights on the Super Bowl?
  2. rtwpaul

    rtwpaul out riding...

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    not guilty on the superbowl thing, i was in Vegas watching the game...riding is on hold now for a year, i have settled in Nevada again to sort things out...next up will be New Zealand once everything is resolved here :clap
  3. poolman

    poolman Gnarly Poolside Adv.

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    Paul,

    I really enjoyed your photography and commentary. Sorry Cuba didn't work out for you, but you certainly covered a lot of ground on your trip south. My son was just in New Zealand and it looks like an amazing place for a moto adventure.

    All the Best,
  4. Throttlemeister

    Throttlemeister Long timer

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    Good thing you didn't go to Cuba this go around, I heard the aduana official was on holiday or something and that all the bikers have to wait a week before all the paperwork can be done:puke1 That take up some quality bike on island time:deal

    Goodluck getting things sorted out, I know how they can be.
    Stop by Oklahoma some time:freaky
  5. rtwpaul

    rtwpaul out riding...

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    looking forward to heading to ride NZ, just got a quote for $700 for shipping the bike from LA, complete no other fees on arrival...

    if your son has any places he saw that are definite must sees let me know, i am going to start a compiling a list of places to go and see as it seems it has everything in such a small area, don't want to miss anything, and on researching it seems most of the places ar well off the beaten path, so...as a plus loads of off road riding :clap
  6. davesupreme

    davesupreme grand poobah

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    you still gonna build an RFS bike?..... you would be famous.... :evil.... or at least a little more so.....
  7. rtwpaul

    rtwpaul out riding...

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    i just read the Cuba Stahlratte log, i guess my gut feeling was right about not going...


    right now stranded in the middle of Texas with busted trailer bearings...just another kind of adventure :huh
  8. dbmet

    dbmet Adventurer

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    Where at in the lovely state of Texas are you?
  9. rtwpaul

    rtwpaul out riding...

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    In Sealy hopefully heading west tomorrow after doing a little Macgyvering...:lol3
  10. AndyT

    AndyT Been here awhile

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    Hopefully, you are already on the road and past San Antonio by now. If not, you know where I am, if I can be any help.
  11. dbmet

    dbmet Adventurer

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    Lol good luck. I'm south of there about 100 miles. Hope your macgyvering goes well..
  12. RoninMoto

    RoninMoto Wanderer

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    Good luck sorting everything.

    NZ in about a year... that sounds like how I plan my time. And I might be there around then. Who knows realy though. Keep a look out... we might have to have a few rounds of beers. :1drink
  13. airdale7

    airdale7 Been here awhile

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    good luck Paul.
  14. foggyred

    foggyred Adventurer

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    hey paul i have been following your adventure from the start and have been loving it all the way,if you need any help with coming to nz or some where to store the bike i am a hour away from christchurch airport and would love to help if i can,you will love nz ,foggyred
  15. rtwpaul

    rtwpaul out riding...

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    i update on this in a week or two, something in the works...:wink:
  16. rtwpaul

    rtwpaul out riding...

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    i had already passed you both by the time i read this...but thanks for the offers of help
  17. rtwpaul

    rtwpaul out riding...

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    its a little vague but its good enough for now, beer sounds good in any country, we'll have to plan that meeting point when i have more definite plans laid out

    thanks
  18. rtwpaul

    rtwpaul out riding...

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    thanks for the offer of help...

    i've been looking into shipping the bike there and it seems it will ship to Dunedin, so at a guess i'm thinking thats at least 3 hours south of you...but either way we should meet up for sure, any ideas on local knowledge for good tracks that i would never find send me a PM

    you'll know when i'm coming if you see updates from this thread :deal
  19. foggyred

    foggyred Adventurer

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    no worries paul, just let me now if i can be of any help,best time of year is jan,feb,march but then nothings guaranteed with the weather.:permazot
  20. rtwpaul

    rtwpaul out riding...

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    it'll be a good test of the Klim Goretex then...:deal