I went to Darwin and all i got was this lousy lighter.....

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Mototrans, Oct 15, 2006.

  1. Stackator

    Stackator F800GS goodness

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    Definitely one of the best reports I have read and thanks for all the photos it puts things in perspective.

    Good attitude too considering all the hicups along the way, you have one mean beer story to tell.

    10/10
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  2. Tropical Bird

    Tropical Bird From the front line

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    XT from Darwin to Sydney!

    You are a bloody legend, mate!

    :thumb :thumb :thumb :thumb
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  3. [Red]

    [Red] Intentionally Left

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    awesome report mate :deal
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  4. rosscoact

    rosscoact need constant supervision

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    You sir are a champion.

    I feel the need to sell the GSA and buy a 1972 Honda SL100 shitbox so I can really feel alive.

    The adventure starts where the planning finishes. Shit bloody hot.:clap :clap
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  5. vbstubby

    vbstubby One day I wont be a nOOb

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    Congrats on making it back Mototrans :clap

    Thanks for the report and pics :freaky
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  6. MarkN

    MarkN Long timer

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    I've followed this report all morning, then had a dentists appointment to go to, just got back and came straight back on - you've had me hooked, great pictures, fantastic journey and very funny writing.:clap

    Can't argue with any of the comments above.

    THANK YOU!
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  7. oziexplorer

    oziexplorer fugarewe tribe member

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    fan-bloody-tantastic !! :clap:clap:clap
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  8. Clancy

    Clancy Long timer

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    We who are so unworthy, bow in your presence.
    You're a legend, and don't ever sell that bike.
    Leave it to your kids with strict instructions to leave it to theirs.:clap :clap :clap :clap :clap
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  9. GB

    GB . Administrator Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    Excellent report! thanks for posting :thumb
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  10. cavebiker

    cavebiker Old School Adventurer

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    I love reports like this! Good job:norton
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  11. wachs

    wachs just passin' through

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    The new standard - excellent tale, hilarious moments and great photos. Real nice job there.
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  12. Joyseeker

    Joyseeker a biking sweetie

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    pardon me when i bump this up for an xmas read.
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  13. mlund

    mlund Adventurer

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    Incredible report!
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  14. flyingbeard

    flyingbeard Long timer

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    What a great trip! You Rock, Thanks for sharing....Here one for you:freaky .
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  15. Mat Sub Zero

    Mat Sub Zero Adventurer

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    How many miles/kms was your ride?
    How did you catch fire? Was it a leak from an extra fuel cell?

    Excelent report!!!!!!!
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  16. GeoDude

    GeoDude Oblio had a point

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    I've been a lurker :lurk for too long - Finally a trip report that grabbed me by the ears and shook me to my senses. Time to pipe up.

    Moto, far and away the best example of the true spirit of an adventure ride - and the first to truely make me laugh out loud. Good on ya mate.
    You made this seppo's day.:oscar
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  17. Adh007

    Adh007 Needs to get back to work

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    I've been a teeny bit hesitant about riding my 89 transalp 2-up to Alaska this summer.

    You've put my reservations to rest. Cheers. :D
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  18. Gilgamesh

    Gilgamesh God-King of Ur

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    awesome :clap
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  19. scottr

    scottr Banned

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    Does not get any betternthis!!!

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    :ricky
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  20. Uncle Pollo

    Uncle Pollo Bad Hombre

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    Holy cow .... :bow:bow:bow:bow

    We are not worthy!!!