Backroads of Tajikistan

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by derekcpward, Jan 3, 2017.

  1. derekcpward

    derekcpward n00b

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    Father and son motorcycle trip through the Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan (and a bit of southern Kyrgyzstan) on two Yamaha XT 600s and a Yamaha TTR 250.

    We rode through Tajikistan's Badakhshan (GBAO) region; specifically the Bartang Valley, Wakhan Corridor, Zorkul Nature Reserve and The Pamir Highway.

    Watch here for some footage documenting our amazing trip:

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  2. Throttlemeister

    Throttlemeister Long timer Super Supporter

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    Great video!! Got to get myself and a bike over there one day.
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  3. BoiseBrrrap

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    Nice vid.
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  4. Brick Top

    Brick Top Been here awhile

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    Very nicely done.
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  5. Johnnydarock

    Johnnydarock Been here awhile

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    Great stuff. Would like to hear the logistics involved in doing a ride like this. Thanks,
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  6. Dessert Storm

    Dessert Storm Dances With Drunks

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    Ace video! More, please
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  7. DirtBrain

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    Really cool video! Middle Asia and especially the Pamir have been in my dream list for long. Maybe some day......
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  8. smithpa68

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    Excellent!! Fantastic video. I was there last year in July. Brought back amazing memories which will never fade. I need to put my ride report up on ADV one day... I assume cross posting for the lazy is frowned upon.
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  9. The Cyclops

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    Nice, there is a rumor my son may get deployed there next year on a training mission, thinking if he does I may try and do some riding there if he can get a day pass and meet up with me. He's never been deployed, not sure how that works.
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  10. twowings

    twowings Comfortably Numb... Supporter

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    Sweet! thanks :thumb
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  11. dirtpilgrim

    dirtpilgrim n00b

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    Tajikistan is at the very top of my list someday.
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  12. lvscrvs

    lvscrvs Long timer Supporter

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    Great video!!! Thanks for sharing....
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  13. young1

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    Thank you for taking the time to share that!

    Please can you post a map to show your route?

    Kiwi Mike
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