Sibirsky Extreme 2012 - The Toughest Ride of Them All

Discussion in 'Epic Rides' started by Colebatch, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. Colebatch

    Colebatch "Moto Porn"ographer

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    Sorry Don, havent checked the thread over the new year ... its an SR Racing, from Scheffelmeier.
  2. Wotnext

    Wotnext Been here awhile

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    I have read this road report from start to finish. It has been inspiring and sometimes scary :huh. While I don't see myself doing a huge of off road trip of this nature it has (in part) being the inspiration for a "pole to pole" trans America trip with a modified KLR 650. Keeping off the Pan American highway of course. :lol3

    Thanks to everyone for their collective wisdom.:clap
  3. keiPHadventure

    keiPHadventure Adventurer

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    What an EPIC, EPIC RR! It took me more than a month of off/on reading but I finished it! The stories, the photos, the words and the highly intelligent banter from and among the characters are simply amazing to read through. It's so been worth my time to follow this RR with whatever free time I get. I love this story and I cannot get enough of it! Great work!

    Walter thanks for doing this thread, it's truly inspiring to see how stunning and interesting the world is. I'd really like to get off this island country of mine and go out and see the places you've seen, i.e, Russia, Mongolia and Europe, when the time is right for me. I'll be prepping my XC for that soon too...

    Thanks to all the characters/writers/contributors to this story. Stand tall. You're my heroes and idols.

    Beautiful. Simply beautiful.

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  4. dirty_sanchez

    dirty_sanchez Dirty_Sanchez

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    sorry guys.
  5. Boarder06

    Boarder06 Been here awhile

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  6. GypsyWriter

    GypsyWriter Sarah

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    This RR is very much a go-to thread when I need my spring fever dose of adventure. :clap Love coming back to it, you tell such a wonderful story Walter (and Terry, and Rod, and Prutser, and everyone else who chipped in).

    :thumb Can't wait for more such travels!!
  7. RoundOz

    RoundOz Plenty of seasoning

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    Ok....I have only read through about half of this epic...can someone tell me if Lindsey is the reason for Walter's return to Moscow. ...or.....a rider that joins the trek later in the saga... ( :-) )

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  8. TheNetworker

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    Hello Team,

    this was a stunning reading for the last week to review this trip.

    I am now waiting for the DVD to purchase to get more images of the nature and the landscape. As I am not an off road rider ( I own a Triumph Speedy) how about the chance to reach Magadan with this type of bike?

    As you wrote you chooses the off road ways - and actually there is a lot of road building on the way.

    Is there an working route for street bikes?

    Greetings from the sunny north of Germany.
  9. RoundOz

    RoundOz Plenty of seasoning

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    I guess that answers my question :-)

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  10. dirty_sanchez

    dirty_sanchez Dirty_Sanchez

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    Awesome Tale.

    I'm only on page 180, but I'm slowly catching up!

    Dirty
  11. ABNDVM

    ABNDVM I'm the Duke of Earl

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    Just finished reading the report in a little over 4 Days. What a great Journey!

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  12. dirty_sanchez

    dirty_sanchez Dirty_Sanchez

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    I would have done the same thing.

    Calculated risk.

    Much respect to all of this motley crew.

    Dirty
  13. sks

    sks n00b

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    just rereading this report and have the t.v. on travel channel, worlds most extreme roads, who shows up but walter and tony. coincidence or serendipity?
  14. MasterMarine

    MasterMarine Long timer

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    I was just eating dinner in a Qdoba and happened to look up at the TV when I saw Walter on it. What is going on? :ear
  15. GypsyWriter

    GypsyWriter Sarah

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    Oooh, seriously?! What show? Does anyone know specifics? :ear :lurk :lurk
  16. just jeff

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    I was wondering lately what Walter is up to. Never did hear/see anything on the Husaberg build.
    jj
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    gen Been here awhile

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    GypsyWriter Sarah

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  19. ModMan

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    Season 1 Episode 2 about 34 mins in.
  20. BK.RD.RNR

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    Anyone have a link to share so the rest of the class can watch it?:ear