Striking Viking bumming the world (On the road again)

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by strikingviking, May 11, 2004.

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  1. strikingviking

    strikingviking Long timer

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    As evidenced by the above post I finally bought a GoPro and since a video is worth a million words, I'll post short clips as I wander the American Northwest in the next few weeks. I'll try not to involve any scantily clad women so as not to offend the faint of heart.

    Up the California coast through Big Sur

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    Road racing through the Sawtooth NP. Duc vs Beemer
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    BELSTAFF ADV NOMAD

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    Pretty much what you'd expect from the master, polished, smooth. professional, yep wouldn't expect anything less---- only disappointment being that this technology wasn't in your hands for the epic "one more day everywhere", but hey, you could do it again
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    Thanks amigo. And yes I have thought about how much more I could captured, especially in Africa. But Daniel Rintz is doing a great job of that now in his exceptional moto-movies.
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    And it was worth the $120 speeding ticket for blasting through Glacier National Park. Because of all the fires most of the mountains from Northern California, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Colorado were covered in grey smoke. The good news is that these poor conditions kept the tourists away so I had the national parks to myself.
    [​IMG]
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    Look how charming you are...you seldom/never see The Man smiling in photos!
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    Questor More Undestructable

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    $120...
    That's still cheaper than a track day, and I'm sure the scenery was better.
    Q~
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    Here is where I received that ticket
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    sandsman Shut up and ride!!!!

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    Glen, just read your book, TWTT. It's quite a wild read and ride. I pray you are well, and well beyond the terror you experienced. I have only experienced Ecuador (this year), and it was a great experience, broke my knee, but would do it again. Still recovering but hope to be back in the saddle by the end of the year. I am awaiting your other book as I write. As I am sure you have heard this before, you are an inspiration.
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    Life is all good these days amigo and I'm glad you enjoyed the book. I am actually grateful for that experience in Colombia because it led to bigger and better things. Every disaster is also a springboard to the next level up if we remain positive and look for those silver linings. Shortly after that South American ride I saddled up and rode the planet...meeting the coolest, kindest and most amazing people you could imagine.
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    The price for having too much fun on a motorcycle...

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    sandsman Shut up and ride!!!!

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    Again? I have quite a heavy hand as well.
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    Life is too short and the world is so big that we ought to have a look!
    Ride for life and many surprises are waiting for ur exploring hah..
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    Any chance you will show up at the Overland Expo East. Steak and a beer on me if you make the trip.
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    I won't make to Overland Expo but I was invited to speak at the Progressive International Motorcycle Shows in Portland, Oregon this weekend October 31, 2015 and again at the Long Beach event November 20, 2015. You can see and experience the EARTH RIDE show multiple times at each event. I will post a code later today for a discount ticket purchase. Looking forward to seeing you FFs.
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    But, the Expo East is much closer than Portland :(

    Hope you can get to the east side soon. :thumb
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    If you are buying tickets online you can use this promo code for a discounted purchase GSPK16
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    How about the Washington DC show?
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    I am not sure at the moment but will advise when I know more.
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