RTW with Noah on a KTM 690

Discussion in 'Epic Rides' started by RoninMoto, Apr 14, 2012.

  1. Blue Icebreaker

    Blue Icebreaker Been here awhile

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    The mountains in Georgia look *AWESOME*! Never knew they had such beauty! Now I understand why you went there :) Enjoy it man!!!
  2. tommymerle

    tommymerle advwanabee

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    Noah, hows your Russian coming?
    ............learning the language I mean you fools!
  3. RoninMoto

    RoninMoto Wanderer

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    Its quite hard. especially when I skip days. I need to be more disciplined and study every day. Tough when the snow is good though.
  4. hardwaregrrl

    hardwaregrrl ignore list

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    Look like your life is really sucking right now, Noah! If we had any snow in Atlanta, I'd send it your way. Tha nks for the updates.
  5. jeepy

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    Wow very nice pic .. Like always ..
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    Did you see some meteor .. They fell in Russia (but I don't know where it's a pretty bis territory)
  6. RoninMoto

    RoninMoto Wanderer

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    Well, the snow was getting quite bad in the but its dumping right now!
    They have a toast here when drinking: "Minus 2 plus snow"
    Thats when they get the most/best snow.

    Thanks man. I watched some video. Its pretty crazy really.

    It was over 1000 miles from me. Map
  7. jeepy

    jeepy Adventurer

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    Yah it's pretty far !
    Still , I'm glad your safe !
  8. pdxbrit

    pdxbrit Been here awhile

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    Spring conditions here in Oregon too Noah. We have a decent base but the powder days are few and far between. On the plus side of that I took the bike out today for some awesome, warm/sunny riding conditions. :clap
  9. RoninMoto

    RoninMoto Wanderer

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    Woke up to a about a foot of nice pow. I gotta get to the lift. 19 minutes till first ride. The snow is lighter then Oregon but heavier then Montana. Today will be a good day. CHEERS!
  10. Galego

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    Hello to all ADV community....

    No ah,your report is quite inspiring to all of us who would wish a change in our life's style. And also, as a Vigo resident, I'm shocked to see my hometown included in your ride.

    Currently, I'm not amotorcyclist, but reading your RR (and another ones in the forum) I'm beginning to consider to take up a moto license and afterwards...who knows. I'll keep an eye in your posts. Best wishes for all your journey.
  11. RoninMoto

    RoninMoto Wanderer

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    Thanks for the kind words! I had a birthday I will never forger... (and never quite remember) in Vigo. Go get your licence. You will not regret! There are some amazing places to ride near you. Don't wait! :)
  12. rbsride365

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    Look at you hanging with the Never Summer crowd! Who would've known so far from home? I'd fit right in! Don't take a run on one or you'll be trading in your Capita! :deal :D
  13. RoninMoto

    RoninMoto Wanderer

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    Haha. Yeah.. the Ukrainians love thier Never Summer.
    If never summer wants to give me a free board like Capita did... I'll switch. :deal
  14. RoninMoto

    RoninMoto Wanderer

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    I put together a short clip from a few days ago. We had an epic powder day. Most of the day it was sunny and not to crowded with people.

    I think this video relates just how great these mountains actually are.

    <iframe width="960" height="720" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/ABWyuaEVOSQ?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
  15. c-zulu

    c-zulu Resident Dirt Burner

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    Nice. Is all the terrain above tree line?
  16. RoninMoto

    RoninMoto Wanderer

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    Yeah. For some reason the tree line is about 7,200 feet. If I remember correct.. in Montana the tree line is around 9,000 feet or about 3000m. The highest lift access here is about 3,300m. If this place had some trees down low it would really help on the days when there is no sun. On the sunny days though.. this place is amazing.
  17. RhinoVonHawkrider

    RhinoVonHawkrider Long timer

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    Great video.

    Keep on Keepin on
  18. CamelBill

    CamelBill Ride It!

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    Great video . . . living the dream vacariously with you. Thanks for sharing:norton
  19. Lutz

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    Looks awesome!
  20. daveburton

    daveburton Been here awhile

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    Very interested in the bike and how it works for the trip.