Russian Off-Road Challenge 2010

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Colebatch, May 14, 2010.

  1. RedWolf

    RedWolf Corporate Zombie

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    Yes!!!

    I was seriously at risk of getting bored enough to actually do some work... :twitchthis should nicely cure that problem.

    Subscribed to yet another.:lurk
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  2. Colebatch

    Colebatch "Moto Porn"ographer

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    New pics just in from Nachalnik: :thumb :thumb

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  3. Colebatch

    Colebatch "Moto Porn"ographer

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    At one point, Che decided that we will cut a corner out of the planned route and head direct across the dunes to the next village 25km away ...

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  4. Colebatch

    Colebatch "Moto Porn"ographer

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    We all set off in our own directions and speeds with the simple brief to meet at that next village.

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  5. Colebatch

    Colebatch "Moto Porn"ographer

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  6. Colebatch

    Colebatch "Moto Porn"ographer

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    Che called an end to the days frivolities and we headed onwards to find a campsite:

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  7. jpdude999

    jpdude999 Rider on the Strom

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    I keep my favorites (Yes, many are Colebatch's) in a folder and select "My Pictures Slideshow" as my screen saver. Click the settings button, browse to your picture folder and you're GTG. Make sure you select the checkbox by the "Allow scrolling thru pics with the keyboard" or words to that effect. This lets you use the arrow keys to scroll thru your pics when the screen saver is active.
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  8. yellowknife

    yellowknife Is In Canada

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    Thanks :clap

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  9. motoreiter

    motoreiter Long timer

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    doh, missed this RR till just now. Awesome pix.
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  10. jpdude999

    jpdude999 Rider on the Strom

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    My pleasure. There are so many great pictures in the RR's here that you can't pick just one. Thanks to people like Colebatch, Metaljockey, Dr. Rock and many others that can ride, write and take a damn good picture, the lives and imaginations of ordinary folk like myself are enriched.
    :clap :freaky:thumb :devildog :bow
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  11. Colebatch

    Colebatch "Moto Porn"ographer

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    PG motoring across the terrain

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  12. SS in Vzla.

    SS in Vzla. Totally Normal? I'm not!

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    Oh yeah!
    I'm in
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  13. jp4evr

    jp4evr I'm a dad, have a ceegar

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  14. Colebatch

    Colebatch "Moto Porn"ographer

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    Both F800s caught fire riding over the grassy dunes. Grass that got caught in between the exhausts burst into flame no less than 6 times.

    By the end of the day, Pate (of course) had a solution ... steel wool filling.

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  15. Gravytrain

    Gravytrain house husband

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    Did someone actually have steel wool in their tool kit :eek1
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  16. (none)

    (none) poser

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    They picked it from the wool trees near by.:rofl
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  17. coop74

    coop74 Deal's Gap Junkie

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    Hah,,, everyone knows that it comes from steel sheep!
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  18. Pate

    Pate Been here awhile

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    it is scourers, I bought them in the nearest village

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  19. TouringDave

    TouringDave Tri Moto Veritas

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    Does anyone know what type of bag that is? Looks comfortable and mayby can be worn front or back?

    Great pics Colebatch (as usual) :clap
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  20. flying.moto

    flying.moto Earthbound Misfit, I

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    oh boy! another epic in the making!
    Subscribed:clap

    gosh, i left that part of the world too early to ride farther than my "Oblast'" but! to return again, i hope, soon....
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