Putin,Kim Jong-un,& Genghis Khan Walk into a Biker Bar.. 1Day2Day European Marathon 2017 Run begins.

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by ExodusRider, Jun 24, 2017.

  1. ExodusRider

    ExodusRider ExodusRider

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    True, seems to be exact design in every way.

    if I had to guess, someone was pissed off at SteelCore, left in "lightening speed" and got the manufacturer's contact info to rebrand their own ..lol


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  2. BELSTAFF

    BELSTAFF ADV NOMAD

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    It was China, yea that's it china,intellectual property has to be....
  3. ExodusRider

    ExodusRider ExodusRider

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    Guys, not part of this thread really but that Santa Fe, Texas school shooting this morning that killed 10 people happened just 20 minutes from my house.
    Just too close for comfort... what a shame and heartbreaking occurrence.. can't make any sense of this at all (any of the school shootings)!!

    Hold your love ones dearly and take whatever joy you can from any of your passions in life... RIP students / teacher.
    I hope one day to meet each and everyone of you! . God Bless..
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  4. Emmett

    Emmett Been here awhile Supporter

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    No, none of it makes sense. That kids are going to their schools and shooting other kids makes no sense. That the adults don't know what to do about it makes no sense either. People near you must be in a daze, as the normal rhythms of their life just went out the window. It will be difficult for them to get into focus and maintain their balance. Since you live so close you're likely to come across people who've been directly effected by this shooting to some degree or another, just be warm to everyone, as there's a lot of healing that needs to be done.
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  5. Col rides to france

    Col rides to france Adventurer

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    Moses Sir,

    Thank you. Truly inspiring.

    Very sad the school shooting(s) and brings it home more, when it is so close. I have no answer, as here in the U.K. we do not have the same gun issue.

    Be nice to yourself, and thank you again, you inspire more people than you know.
  6. edgeoftheworld

    edgeoftheworld Been here awhile

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    I lived one town over from the Sandy Hook school shooting. I know the feeling.
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    yamalama wet coaster

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    the shootings will continue. until morale improves. MAGA.
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    stilcrazee Been here awhile

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    It's not a gun issue, it is a people issue. (just my opinion)

    http://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/its-always-the-guns-and-never-the-mess-weve-created/
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    ExodusRider ExodusRider

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    True, yet like everything in life.. there has to be a balance in most things. Problem is folks have tunnel vision about one thing or the other.

    Folks are very defensive and dismissive when one particular reason or solution is brought up... why does it just have to be guns, violent games, drugs and/or bad (no) parenting as the reason ??

    It took all of those things to cultivate this cultural problem that we are facing, why would we think solving just one of these will fix the other??

    It's a multi-faceted dilemma that needs a multiple level approach... OR

    Just one:
    Everyone buy an adventure bike, ride the world ..making peace , not war lol.

    ..this is where we hold hands and sing.. "Born to be Wild" !!...


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    stilcrazee Been here awhile

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    And I was thinking you may have suggested singing Kumbaya ...
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    If ya'll start singing kumbaya I'm out.
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    elron Still Standing Supporter

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    Very tactful and good response Moses.
  13. ExodusRider

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    Any of my hermanos or fellow motorbike friends live in Mexico City?

    Gonna be passing through Friday, June 15th thru Sunday 17th.. message me por favor..



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    Navel Omphaloskeptical

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    Thank you so much for such an amazing ride and report!, too bad I am late to the party as I would have loved to host you at the end of your trip, I live near Santiago...Maybe if you start your Africa trip from here!
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    True, that would have been a blast, Navel to meet up in Santiago..

    I look forward to meeting ya when I do pick up the bike there... soon I hope lol

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    roadcapDen Ass, Grass or Gas, no free rides.

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    elron Still Standing Supporter

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    Happy Birthday, Moses.
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    ExodusRider ExodusRider

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    Thanks guys.. today is anniversary of that incredible Marathon Run... wish I was in Mongolia still..

    Mid life crisis with a new Ducati SF to keep me sane until the next epic trip... Happy 4th to all my fellow adv riders...

    I'm still in Houston and leaving for Boston in a few weeks via RV, bike trailer...[​IMG][​IMG]

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    TheNetworker Been here awhile Super Supporter

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    Hell9 Moses,

    Cool bike - congratolations for midlife crises. You definitely hace to be alife to get a crises :-)
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    edgeoftheworld Been here awhile

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    It was great meeting @ExodusRider and the lovely Lauren yesterday in CT!
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