RTW with Noah on a KTM 690

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

  1. live2ridetahoe

    live2ridetahoe RN

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    Good call Noah. Do you have any more photos of the BAM and Vitim Bridge?

    JG
  2. nocashnosplash

    nocashnosplash n00b

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    Tough choice between a road full of mud ,deep river crossing etc or a warn bed.

    Good thing I am not the one taking that tough decision!:eek1

    Enjoy , you are a lucky man!
  3. slomo510

    slomo510 what to ride today?

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    Noah, or any of the rest of ya'll FF's dont know how close of tabs ya'll are keeping on Joe on the F800GSA but according to BMW facebook page he took a tumble off a sketchy bridge on the BAM on his way to the Vidim Bridge... Link to FB Page

    Be careful out there Noah, sorry about the weather but good on ya for keeping a level head and not ruining your equipment by attempting it by yourself:freaky
  4. Blue Icebreaker

    Blue Icebreaker Been here awhile

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    Just saw this a few minutes ago and thought about posting it. Good thing they took their motos by hand across some of the bad looking bridges. This guy wasn't so careful...
  5. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    Uh oh :eek1 Will Noah make it around the world, or will a Russian sweetie sidetrack Noah for a good long while... :pope

    Happy for you Noah! :thumb
  6. CaseyB

    CaseyB Adventually

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    I found myself smiling while reading the above. I had fallen behind on your report trying to get my own plans underway. But man, I'm so glad I took a break from work to catch up.

    [​IMG]
    Life doesn't get much better than that feeling i'm sure you have right now.

    check your paypal, maybe take your new friend out for a romantic meal :clap


    Or whatever you see fit. Thanks for sharing your journey.
  7. yokesman

    yokesman Been here awhile

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    I understand,still spending time with the girl in the red blouse on the tour bus to changmai after 32 years, time and the world( including advr ) can wait . en
  8. tvbh40a

    tvbh40a PSUViking

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    No we 'get it'. I am sure she is worth it.:cry
  9. Scott_PDX

    Scott_PDX Leisure Engineer

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    Changes in plans are all part of the adventure. If everything worked as planned it wouldn't be an "Adventure". I'm guessing you had a "Bunch" of Adventure lately. Hoping you can slow down and relax, spend some time with your special lady-friend, and post some pictures of what you've been facing!
  10. WeazyBuddha

    WeazyBuddha Carbon-Based Humanoid

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    :clap

    Pics of the happy couple :deal

    :lurk
  11. RoninMoto

    RoninMoto Wanderer

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    A few km before the Vitam bridge, some local Russians told us a German guy fell off the Vitam and died a few weeks earlier. They were talking about Joe... (over inflated story of course). We figured if someone had bit the bullet off the vitam we would have heard about it. Still.. not the type of news you want to hear 15 km prior to crossing.

    You will have to wait. I'm trying to get caught up now.

    Thanks... I will put it to good use. :deal
  12. MuddySump

    MuddySump Adventurer

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    Ah...thanks for not posting for a while, gave me a chance to catch up :D

    Ready when you are :1drink
  13. RoninMoto

    RoninMoto Wanderer

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    Well. It keeps on raining. Komsomosk might soon be underwater. Last night we had to move our bikes from the storage garage because it was going to be underwater soon. I have to get out of town before there is no way out.. or I would have to wait for maybe a month before the water goes down? This would not be a problem but I am officially in the freindzone :baldy with Sveta I don't see a reason to stay.

    And another shitty side note.. after 11 month, 23 days of growing an amazing beard.. a misunderstanding with a Russian barber lady ended it. I was enjoying getting my hair cut short so I had my eyes closed.. in deep thought.. and I feel the buzzer going up my left cheek. I open my eyes to see almost half my beard gone. WTF lady! I freaked out but the damage was already done. It all or nothing so it came off. I didn't make it to 1 year so I guess I'll have to start over. :deal
  14. levain

    levain STILL Jim Williams

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    What was that line in fast times at Ridgemont high?


    Oh, yeah, '' BITCHES, MAN... '' :lol3

    Ride on:freaky
  15. Paratrout

    Paratrout Been here awhile

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    +1 Sorry to hear it Noah...

    Here is the link to the above comment about being in the friend zone from "Say Anything"...
  16. RoninMoto

    RoninMoto Wanderer

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    Easy now.. she is still one of the most incredible woman I ever met in my life. Choose those words wisely.
  17. poppawheelie

    poppawheelie Been here awhile

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    Beards come and beards go, but women... Hmmm, is it the same or no? :hmmmmm
  18. LethPhaos

    LethPhaos Been here awhile

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    Bummer man... :fpalm
  19. nomad guy

    nomad guy A legal alien

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    I think you need to spend a few month in the "Down under" it would cheer you up for sure :D

    Just a thought.
  20. levain

    levain STILL Jim Williams

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    No offense meant. just a joke. Not a very funny one:cry