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Offroadpeople: Mongolian cosmonauts 2013

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by grom, Jan 12, 2014.

  1. DrWolle

    DrWolle Adventurer

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    Mishutka and Grom,
    you made my day! :clap What a great adventure, i never think, i will see this special roadsign with my eyes:hmmmmmbut maybe i will see next year Magadan:D
  2. SS in Vzla.

    SS in Vzla. Totally Normal? I'm not!

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    This RR get better with every post.
    As if that's even possible! :clap:clap:clap
  3. USAIR

    USAIR picking and riding

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    This thing never gets old that's for sure got a life of its own.

    Good job guys

    One thing....you guys act like you been in prison for ten years when you get around women... 😃

    Thanks for the report.

    Fred
  4. Pate

    Pate Been here awhile

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    Mishutka continues:
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    Morning routine. Pate smokes, he broke the bike that cannot be broken.
    Goodbye, we are going to look for 110 mark.
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    Farewell Barguzin. We will remember you and tell our friends.
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    On the pass there is rocky ridge with offerings to the taiga spirits-custodians:
    broken bottles, money, debris from foolish astronauts of past years, the skeletons of space vehicles.
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    We descended into the valley and started wondering.
    The road is there, but it you cannot pass it, bridges are there, but you cannot drive on them.
    The riddles of the Russian traffic.
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    Foreplay
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    And here it is. That most eminent road sign 110.
    I think that it became famous because there is absolutely nothing around.
    The Infinite Cosmic Nothing around for thousands of kilometers.
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    We drank 30 drops of Magura liquid (drained from 690 when loading) - first stage undocked.
    The cherry is bitten, ahead is the stone: Sramnaya (Pudendal) river.
    But it also hard to get. The right to assault "Sramnaya River” SS must be earned.
    We struggle for it.

    Cosmic Rivers are overflowed. Dams are blurred. Fish swim and spawn right on the road.
    It’s cool to go and hunt for fish with front wheel.

    Inexperienced reader may seem that this is a small river. No, brother, it is the road.
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    Along streams are blown bridges.
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    Characteristic feature that complete "F" (black hole) begins - a sign of road repairs
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    Jet noise spooked pterodactyl out of the nest, Space Marine saves chicks, hatches egg.
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    So we go. Steeps become steeper; scattered "gravel" becomes larger and larger :)))
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    We found a overnight place of Polish jeepers.
    They are supposed to be a day ahead of us, but it looks like in the morning they were still there.
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    Sometimes there is no road at all; in these places, we are significantly faster than cars.
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    A_Big scouts the area at low level flight; in interesting places he is on the safety.
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    Pate:

    Track of these last days..

    110 км

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    https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1HcMKo_cGKjRVgzR1ZNQVNNQWM/edit?usp=sharing
    KTM 500 EXC Six Dais, nick280 and Omm like this.
  5. Mishutka

    Mishutka Adventurer

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    The main thing is to believe in yourself and see the target
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    And then comrades will raise you and push you out if needed :)))
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    Rough rocks are pinching us from all sides.
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    And then the next emergency happens. Grom did not get in touch. I return.
    He sits and smokes. Well KTM never breaks, we are lucky.
    Holland electronic fuel pump "improver" finished.
    Furiously fending off the advancing hordes of mosquitoes we dismantle half of the motorcycle.
    Using parts from BMW, tropical vines, silicon scraper and scraps of Mammoth skin we make an alternative fuel pump.
    Battery is dead, we start with a rope. It seems to work.
    And ahead is Sramnaya SS, we are completely scared.
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    So it began. A_Big is already ahead and helps roll jeeps.
    They surrendered without a fight with one request: to get them on the road.
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    And where is the button???? Every bike should have a button!
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    The path is really interesting; probably you shouldn’t ride here in one person.
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    Jeeps are trailing behind us; we rush like hell, driven by the ‘overcome’ filling.
    Errors begin to occur and there is nervousness. We declare cosmic break.
    We need to recuperate. I am very glad that I was driving 650 cc and not a liter.
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    And it’s OK that in the nearest space village,
    scaly humanoid girls will give me their affections not as active as to liter owners.
    But at least I have a chance to get there relatively alive :)))
    We smoke, drink water, eat chocolate. Radio broadcasting revives.
    A_Big reports that there are three and then four rifts ahead and then it’s autobahn.
    Life is getting better. We put helmets on and storm the space obstacles with new forces.

    In a few kilometers a good road appears.
    And hidden thermal baths there as a reward for Special Stage Sramnaya River.
    We jump in the small bath and sit there till dark.
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    XXX

    A_big and Abbott went for fresh water and got lost.
    I tried to search them. According to the sound when they left they went back to the river.
    So did I. I fell down in the river and hardly got back when they had returned already.
    In fact, they were in the village ahead of us.

    We prepared a gala dinner with all the excesses. The Stone of Cherrie is also bitten.
    We drank residues of defroster, the system is empty and needs refilling.
    It is much easier now; we need only to return home.

    Morning in the Resort Valley was fabulous.
    Having relaxed in warm springs we felt bliss,
    rocking on the waves of heroic dreams under the steady hum of chitin wings and
    rattle of mosquito legs on sheathing of space modules.
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    Start is not urgent; all the basic tasks of the travel are performed.
    Ahead are grader roads, civilization, cafes and shops.
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    In the New Uoyan we attacked ice cream kiosk as taiga mosquitoes attack white man’s pink ass.
    Grom was scenting that on the outskirts of the city the asphalt begins.
    It was not very smooth and not very long but he lost his willpower.
    POWERFUL KTM roared and rushed in the direction of desired asphalt leaving vortices of dust and gravel on the forecourt.
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    We met with Grom only in Severobaykalsk. To our arrival he had found local kosmo bikers.
    We celebrated arrival in the city with a wide spree on the balcony of Yacht Club overlooking Lake Baikal.
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    In the morning we split into two teams.
    Grom and Abbott go to Bratsk where they load their bikes to the train and take a flight to Moscow.
    Che, Andrew_Big and I go back to Irkutsk, closing the loop around Baikal lake.

    We met forest fires. It was scaring.
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    With every hundred kilometers the road becomes better and better
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    Irkutsk. Tickets are bought.
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    Guys need only to pack their bikes and then I will continue alone.
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    Astana night
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    Kazakhstan steppe. This is a view for many hours
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    Bashkiria
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    Rumors about our expeditionhas swept around Russia. Pictures, autographs and other amenities.
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    Thanks for the support, help and good humor!
  6. Redkrouge

    Redkrouge Independent

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    Whaoo, your adventure blew up my head. I'm tired, just looking at your RR. I can not immagine the strengh needed to do what you've done. Congratulations, awesome. :eek1
  7. Brick Top

    Brick Top Been here awhile

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    Again great stuff,

    It is sad that it is over, I was looking for any updates every day. Thank you for sharing, these ride reports takes time and effort and English is not your first language. I will take Vodka and lemon "on" your accomplishment of this excellent trip!

    I guess your summer is as great as mine.......rain rain and yes more rain.
  8. RiderRick

    RiderRick Been here awhile

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    Thank you for sharing your adventure! :clap:clap
  9. grom

    grom Adventurer

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    Sramnaya river - BAM railroad
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  10. Triply

    Triply n00b

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    :freaky:freaky:freaky:freaky

    Thanks to share :norton:norton:norton:norton:norton:norton
  11. mlyamkaw

    mlyamkaw Drill Baby Drill

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    That was a gnarly ride guys. I enjoyed reading and watching all the videos.
    You have a beautiful country I hope to ride someday.:clap
    Thanks for taking us along.
  12. davesupreme

    davesupreme grand poobah

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    when the Zombie Apocalypse begins, I wanna hook up with you guys.....:freaky
  13. just jeff

    just jeff Long timer

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    WoW!
    Great video Grom. You Guys are incredible!!:clap:clap:clap That is amazingly difficult terrain to ride a bike through and you are doing it fully loaded.:eek1 Thanks for taking the time to do the report and share your ride with us!
    Best Regards....just jeff
  14. VFR

    VFR Been here awhile

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    Amazing!! Truly Amazing!!! :clap I keep waiting for the part when you say: That was the easy stuff--We didn't pictures of the hard parts...:lol3

    Thanks for taking us along for the ride.
  15. achesley

    achesley Old Motorcyclist

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    :clap:clap:clap Amazing journey! Thank you!!!!!!!!!:freaky
  16. live2ridetahoe

    live2ridetahoe BSN, RN, CEN, TCRN, MICN

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    Damn....

    The next time you guys go on a hike, leave the motorcycles at home!

    JG
  17. InsolentMinx

    InsolentMinx Creepy Uncle

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    Well that was fantastic!

    Many thanks for sharing your epic journey :clap
  18. SS in Vzla.

    SS in Vzla. Totally Normal? I'm not!

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    +1
    :clap:clap:clap
  19. DrWolle

    DrWolle Adventurer

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    What a great ride :clap I know i will never do a yourney like this, but its great to see what you have done!
    Fantastic ride, a big thank you to the mongolian cosmonauts:thumb
  20. Mishutka

    Mishutka Adventurer

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