From Russia, with love

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

  1. MadRider777

    MadRider777 Been here awhile

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    It's called Novomoskovsk (New Moscow in translation :-)).
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  2. sasho

    sasho Dual Personality

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    Have not been there. I've been down that way as far as Kaluga.
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  3. MadRider777

    MadRider777 Been here awhile

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    This iron owl gave me a wise advice: finish with your annoying bike repairing, winter is coming :-)

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    OK, another gearbox is here

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    I've got that summertime, summertime sadness once again while disassembling it in autumn

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    But this day has come. Beautiful Sunday with excellent weather. The gearbox works right. And my bike is on the road again.

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  4. Critic

    Critic More or less!

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    It is great to see your updated travels! I really enjoy your images. They show the true fabric and texture of Russia's home land, which is a good match for your tile!
    "From Russia, with love"
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  5. MadRider777

    MadRider777 Been here awhile

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    Moscow view from the construction site

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    Trains drag racing. The white one is faster :-)

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    My friend asked me to check 1974 motorcycle he'd like to buy. No problem. It's near my place. There is some "iron truth" in these old bikes.

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    Great weather outside the garage. Beautiful warm autumn.

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  6. MadRider777

    MadRider777 Been here awhile

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    Russian cold. Another stereotype to be destroyed. Yesterday evening :-)

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  7. MadRider777

    MadRider777 Been here awhile

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    Last ride of this season. Center of the city.

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    And Moscow State University

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  8. MadRider777

    MadRider777 Been here awhile

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    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Russia! Better late than never :-)

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  9. MadRider777

    MadRider777 Been here awhile

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    The weather was nice yesterday and season's open

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  10. seaduck100

    seaduck100 You just got smoked by an old guy on a cb500x

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    What photos! You know it has been a fantastic ride when your bike has to be blasted with an extinguisher.

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  11. MadRider777

    MadRider777 Been here awhile

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    It seems like my helpers were more faster :-)
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  12. MadRider777

    MadRider777 Been here awhile

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    Great weather in Moscow. Last weekend short ride.

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    My friend's guesthouse near Alexandrov, about 100 km from Moscow. But now it's like some kind of retro museum.

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    And an old town Kalyazin, 200 km from Moscow.

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    The bike center.

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    The scenic way home.

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    My favorite Caesar salad.

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  13. yokesman

    yokesman Long timer

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    Last time my wife and I spent too much time in the same country, same food.
    Any suggestions when in Russis, I have a traveling document as reference to add this subject under each country ,that and the coffee.?
    Enjoy your reports greatly.
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  14. MadRider777

    MadRider777 Been here awhile

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    In truth, I didn't catch this :-).

    Next short ride in Podolsk, 20 km from Moscow.

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    Small bummer with my bimmer. I've lost my mirror between two trucks on this crazy circle city road.

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    So my visit began with a moto shop. One mirror is for my motorcycle, and another one is for stock.

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    Actually more better than it was. Everything happens for the best, if it really becomes better :-).

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