Striking Viking bumming the world (On the road again)

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by strikingviking, May 11, 2004.

  1. strikingviking

    strikingviking Long timer

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    I estimate the weight at 500lbs and the dimensions are 40x45x90. This is a standard BMW wooden shipping crate. They also have a steel framed crate for 1200LT but it is heavy and exposed. Time constrainsts prohibit departing from Alaska--still waiting on my permanant California title DMV claimed they would expedite and proces in three days. That was a few weeks ago...
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  2. traveltoad

    traveltoad Aaron S

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    CA DMV expediting something! :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3

    That's a good one! :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3




    I've got some calls out there... I'll let you know. Were you also interested (as an alternate) in shipping to Seattle?
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  3. traveltoad

    traveltoad Aaron S

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    Ok, I've been trying to get the postal code. It's been a little more difficult than I would have expected. I keep getting stuff like this:

    Any idea what the postal code is??
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  4. PaleRider

    PaleRider gelande/strasse

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    have a safe trip S.Viking. I look forward to your posts - P
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  5. dirtrider

    dirtrider Dusty Adventurer

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    Are you planning on doing an ongoing ride report during you're travels? If you do, I'll be looking forward to it!
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  6. strikingviking

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    I'm not sure yet how the ride report will go. I intend to write another book when I return and if I give up the story along the way, publishers ask the obvious question: Why would anyone buy a book that is for the most part already on the internet for free.

    In reviewing my own stats page it appears that people view the photos far more than the journals anyway. I have not posted anything new on my website for several months yet still there are 5,000 to 10,000 page views a day. I realize this could be Fluggy re-examining the Girls of South America in hopes of more shots of the brunette but still that is a lot.

    I was thinking more of a photo essay with captions instead of journals. When I get back, you guys can cough up the dough for a nicely edited tale of a wandering swash-buckling motorcycle bum complete with color photos of scantily clad women.

    I even considered a book of females only. The One Hundred Most Beautiful Women of the World. Five of the most gorgeous babes from twenty countries. I have not made up my mind yet if they should be clothed or otherwise but suspect Fluggy will want to weigh in on that one.
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  7. AntWare

    AntWare Lost In Translation

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    SV, I think the ones you've done in the past worked good, don't have to give too much away.

    Mike O's Coming To America

    and Rouge1's Took A Little Ride

    are to of the best threads around and have a similar format, albeit without the horny's :D
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  8. strikingviking

    strikingviking Long timer

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    Logging roads?
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  9. strikingviking

    strikingviking Long timer

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    Sand lesson.
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    strikingviking Long timer

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    Goin' for a spin.
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  11. strikingviking

    strikingviking Long timer

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    It didn't look that steep watching Jimmy ride it.
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  12. strikingviking

    strikingviking Long timer

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    Gettin' down was a bitch.
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  13. strikingviking

    strikingviking Long timer

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    If you don't succeed the first time...
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  14. strikingviking

    strikingviking Long timer

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    Almost there...
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    strikingviking Long timer

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    There!
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    strikingviking Long timer

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    Coaching on uphill starts in soft dirt.
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  17. strikingviking

    strikingviking Long timer

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    Getting comfortable on unstable ground riding uphill.
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  18. strikingviking

    strikingviking Long timer

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    Getting comfortable heading downhill.
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    strikingviking Long timer

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    Jimmy making it look easy.
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    strikingviking Long timer

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    Heather, Glen and Jimmy.
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