..Poland to Mongolia and back on XT600

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by yeuop, Aug 31, 2010.

  1. kahlgryndiger

    kahlgryndiger Been here awhile

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    Well done Piotrek! :thumb
  2. blackcaps

    blackcaps Do it alone

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    Where did you cross the border? Driving from Kursk too I don't remember the 'no road'.
  3. yeuop

    yeuop Been here awhile

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    What next trip? I don't really think there is going to be next trip any soon :lol3 (because of money)

    From Kursk I went to Rylsk and then Glukhov. I don't know how to write that last city name in english ;)
  4. rdwalker

    rdwalker Long timer Supporter

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    Wow, Piotrek - that's some impressive report! Imponujace! Rewelacyjne!


    I do have to say that your willingness to just crash and sleep anywhere, in a gas station, alongside some roadway, shows that you are a true hard-core ADVenturer.

    I bow deeply... I am not worthy... :rofl

    Good luck recovering financially - maybe that next trip is not too far off.
  5. karmatourer

    karmatourer STD free

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    In order to earn money for your next trip,you could write a book describing your "secret exercises".:lol3
    Thanks for taking us along.
  6. CHANGELING

    CHANGELING Adventurer

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    Cheers Piotrek, that was a great experience and I loved it.
  7. tserts

    tserts Chaotic Neutral

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    What a sulfur that's over...

    I bet that trip cost less than what I payed at my last service on the capo... :lol3

    There is a lesson here and that is "if you want it you can have it"...

    Highlights (from my perspective):

    Well, yourself for one, you spent so many nights at the 24h roadside cafes, even on the table!

    That guy from Чукотка, my hand got cramped by dragging the map over there!

    The french girl on the 125 varadero... :huh

    So many people living their dreams on small bikes and small budgets, at least the rest of us lucky enough that some, like you, take the time to take us along through your Journals and posts...

    Thank you again Piotrek! :clap
  8. rescueMAN

    rescueMAN Been here awhile

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    Yes, such a great ride report, a shame its over, we will all be bored now! :huh
  9. KL__07

    KL__07 ride your own way

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    Thank you dziekuje.

    Nice to see that trips like this can be done without touratech equipment for some k €.

    nice one. well done. :clap
  10. Lunatic

    Lunatic Dan Keyhoety

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    you rock brat ...... do zobaczenia na drodze:jose
  11. yeuop

    yeuop Been here awhile

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  12. Kamchat

    Kamchat Long timer

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    Fantastic report. Thanks for sharing your ride with us. :thumb

    Love your humour and 'spirit'. :clap
  13. 650VTwin

    650VTwin Been here awhile

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    Simply outstanding. Mongolia is on my list!!!
  14. Stuffyyff

    Stuffyyff Adventurer

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    Just read the entire RR from start to finish. Really cool trip. Sleeping on the tables would not have occurred to me nor would sleeping right next to gas stations or Kafe. I like more privacy.

    Landscapes, the girls, your writing were all great. Thanks!
  15. Rogdog

    Rogdog Adventurer

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    What can I say... brilliant!! I loved it! :eek1 :clap
  16. quocdat

    quocdat Adventurer

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    Your trip is f***ing awesome.
    I will not stop telling your story to all my Polish friends here. Greeting from Vietnam
    Btw, you should in touch Olga, Mr Sulfur.
  17. morkiukas

    morkiukas Adventurer

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    i like your writing style. great ride and photos! it's good, that you aren't good photographer, because your photos are more realistic, than photos from National Geography or others magazines :clap
  18. Flying dutch

    Flying dutch Adventures

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    Enjoyed every minute reading your report. I'm a collegue of Andrej and I'm planning my trip from South Korea to Europe. Based on your report I will make a detour thru Mongolia. Thanks.
  19. Jochen

    Jochen Adventurer

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    Shit man I was gonna do the dishes tonight but I got stuck in front of the computer reading your absolutely fantastic rr.

    Thats the way to do it man!

    Looking forward to your next trip!

    Greetings from Sweden!
  20. Bonsai Elephant

    Bonsai Elephant Banned

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    Great stuff!

    :thumb