Tajikistan Or Bust! Solo trip from England to the Afghanistan border via Chechnya

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by WesleyDRZ400, Nov 15, 2013.

  1. achesley

    achesley Old Motorcyclist

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    :clap:clap:clap:bow Love these kind of reports and pictures. Thanks for taking us along. :deal:lol3:clap:clap
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  2. Lunatic

    Lunatic Dan Keyhoety

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    Damitt.....

    Another rider doing my dream trip :D:D:D

    Paka, Dan :freaky
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  3. odart

    odart Galen Äventyrare

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    No doubt...I´m in:lurk
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  4. mezcal

    mezcal Been here awhile

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    Cool. land of luscious ladies I see.
    im in too
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  5. zandesiro

    zandesiro In rust we trust....

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    Thank you.....Im collecting infos now....And waiting for your report...
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  6. calibro

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  8. Bli55

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    Oh yes! Go on! :clap
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  9. Pickup man

    Pickup man Been here awhile

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    This is a bit like a episode of Eastenders, the story and drama is building then a cliffhanger. I love it. The trails and tracks in that part of Slovakia look very nice, and you are quite brave to go it alone in there especially with no off road experience. Cant wait to read more !
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  10. TheBlurr

    TheBlurr Banned

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    Not much you can do in real heavy mud. But when you are in uncertain grounds and the bike is slippery, ride with your feet hanging so you can catch yourself quicker and avoid falling.
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  11. AteamNM

    AteamNM Wonna Be ADVrider

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    Helping you out here.

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  12. _cy_

    _cy_ Long timer

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    coool logging tractor with chains ...
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  13. AteamNM

    AteamNM Wonna Be ADVrider

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    PM in bound.
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  14. Bli55

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    Damn! Looks like even the chain clad tractor is wheelspinning like mad....
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  15. babar69

    babar69 Stay light as light

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    Some decades ago, I lost 2 bikes in "mud" : One in a dry lake, never found it...
    Another making off road in a highway road construction place. The bike was sucked down , but I had time to use a rope and was able to get it out after more than one hour of crazy work. Reading the first part of you RR, I start to feel a little anxious, as there a difference in between muddy tracks and large parts of mud ,which can hide big holes too...
    Happy for you : You won a tractor tour, and saw The Princess of Games of Thrones :eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1:evil
    Anyway, I'm sure it reminded personal anxious moments to some AVD riders...

    ps : mud is good for the skin !!:rofl
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  16. MassiveLee

    MassiveLee Banned

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    After finishing post #4, I could already draw some conclusions.

    A- Ewan McGregor may be a celeb but he's not as much a chick magnet as you are.
    B- I am persuaded you didn't sleep too many times on the sofa :clap

    And damn. You even found one that was happy to do your dirty and muddy laundry...

    Thanks for all the pictures. I definitely wished I was in Europe and not in the big Island of the Americas

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  17. Mehaniotis

    Mehaniotis Been here awhile

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    Are you making this stuff up as you go.:>)
    I'm finding it hard to believe what I'm reading.
    I'm not a drinking man but in your honor I will have a shot of single malt,maybe two.
    To your health and safe trip.
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  18. Kokosha

    Kokosha n00b

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    Wesley, you're the first person I'm reading here who really tells he's been looking forward not to just pass UA by and come closer to whatever the destination was, but was anticipating smth IN UA))))) few shots waiting for you in Kyiv)))
    and if you tell you've seen and remembered smth but the girls - then more then few)))
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  19. tee bee

    tee bee Been here awhile

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    I thought you were a bit mad when we first met,mate....but i didn,t realise just how mad.:eek1:rofl:rofl
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  20. Woosha

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    Top stuff Wesley, very entertaining reading!
    Keep it up, I can't wait to see the Ghan!
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