From Russia, with love

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by MadRider777, Jun 5, 2017.

  1. Anders-

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    Glad to see your photos of Питер, it brings back some good memories :)
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  2. MadRider777

    MadRider777 Been here awhile

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    Monuments of St. Peterburg

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    The Horse Tamors

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    Column with an angel in honor of the victory over Napoleon

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    Commander Kutuzov, who won this victory

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    Modest tombstone of Suvorov, a great commander of the 18th century who did not suffer a single defeat

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    2000 years of the birth of Сhrist

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    Empress Catherine II the Great

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    Old port lanterns

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    Imperor Peter I the Great, founder of the city

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  3. BigStu

    BigStu Been here awhile

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    Thanks for sharing with us where most of us will never be able to visit. Beautiful country with a tremendous amount of history.
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  4. MadRider777

    MadRider777 Been here awhile

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    Spires, arches and bays of St. Petersburg

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  5. bomose

    bomose Long timer Supporter

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    St Petersburg is one city in the world I would love to see. The architecture and history are phenomenal. Someday. Meanwhile, I'll just enjoy your photos. Thanks.
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  6. MadRider777

    MadRider777 Been here awhile

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    Churhes of St. Petersburg

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  7. bomose

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    Beautiful !
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  8. bajaburro

    bajaburro Ancient Adventurer Supporter

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    Very nice report and photos comrade. All those historic statues! Of course we here in the U.S. tear them down.
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  9. MadRider777

    MadRider777 Been here awhile

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    I am against slavery and discrimination but I don't understand why they are fighting these monuments. Thomas Jefferson could say - in my time, exploitation was a global trend, you had 200 years to deal with it, it's not my fault that you haven't learned to treat each other humanly.
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    The communist totalitarians have FAR too much sway in the USA at the moment, particularly in the universities and academia overall. They’re hiding behind the same false virtue signaling they always have, but they’re here and trying hard to destroy us from within.
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  11. MadRider777

    MadRider777 Been here awhile

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    We live in a strange time when Americans complain to the Russians about their communists. :-)
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    The last drop of my St. Petersburg trip - some casual pics, just to feel the atmosphere better

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    MadRider777 Been here awhile

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    Welcome back to Moscow. A walk under a gloomy sky

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    Rally against the results of voting in the Parliament

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    These were the fairest elections in history

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    I love seeing your pics! Everything there is so impressive looking, so big and bold, the statues, the monuments, the buildings with their awesome architecture. Everything just has presence! I've always dreamt of going to Moscow but now seeing your pics of st. Petersburg....wow!!!
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    Glad to read this. Dreams can come true.
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    MadRider777 Been here awhile

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    Abnormal weather and last ride in this season. Large Vyazemy Estate, 50 km from Moscow

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  17. JimRidesThis

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    Just catching up on this thread - brilliant :thumb A cool bike and a real variety of landscapes, cityscapes and detail. The Museum of Rubbish is just fantastic! Thanks for taking us along with you. :ricky

    Any bike modding plans for the winter?
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    MadRider777 Been here awhile

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    I need to make the exhaust a little less loud :-)
    And to my shame I haven't yet be able to start the repaired red beauty. Everything seems right but it only makes smoke. This is a lot to think about.

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    Some casual autumn backyards

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