Vienna to Magadan - BAM Road and Road of Bones

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Xdream, Sep 24, 2011.

  1. Av8rPaul

    Av8rPaul Have bike will travel

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    It was an absolute joy to read this report Xdream. Cheers to you and your mighty little Beemer.
  2. SS in Vzla.

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

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    For somebody that did not plan to write a ride report in the first place, you did one hell of a job :clap:clap:clap:clap
  3. geolpilot

    geolpilot Been here awhile

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    Absolutely superb, a great adventure.
  4. LGT

    LGT Been here awhile

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    I red your report twice. First for pictures, second for story.

    Great.
  5. X Banana Boy

    X Banana Boy Long timer

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    Awesome report. Thanks for taking us along for the ride. :clap:clap
  6. Victor52

    Victor52 Taciturn

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    Excellent ! Thank you for this time in another world.
  7. Beto

    Beto RustyGasket

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    Love the new color scheme :wink:

    Thank you big time for allowing us to tag along on this fantastic ride :clap:clap:clap

    Looking forward to your next RR.
  8. Sweman

    Sweman n00b

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    This is just fantastic!! This will be my first time to write something here on this forum, and after been a lurker for almost 2 years, I had to comment Hans great and very inspiring adventure! This summer I will travel the alps for a week or two, so Xdream - if you´re home in Austria in May, I want to buy you a beer or two:beer

    Thank you for taking time to write this report with great pictures and a very good sense of humor! Love it!!
    And the big SCANIA truck in magadan - of course it´s from sweden, we make good vehicles... :clap

    Keep it up!
  9. tshelfer

    tshelfer Adventurer

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    What an exciting trip, and a great report. Take a bow, sir. :clap
  10. horsti

    horsti Adventurer

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    Hi xdream !
    Thanks for sharing this amazing trip.
    I'am impressed that You did this whole Trip in only 3 weeks.
    Start's me thinking on recalculating my next adventure destinations:hmmmmm
    C U out in the world.
    Achim
  11. tshelfer

    tshelfer Adventurer

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    But it took 4 1/2 months to write the report. :huh
  12. Tony P

    Tony P Doddery Old Fart

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    Having struggled along most of your route, in the tracks of 'The Master', I have the utmost total respect for anyone who has also done it.

    You surpassed that, you did that alone.

    You have enthralled me as much as the other Guys here who will, sadly, probably never get to see how bad and beautiful it really is out there. (Go for it, Guys)

    The Beers, with Tom, are on me in Moscow any time! (You have the contacts to contact me)

    Warmest best wishes.

    TP
  13. heffe

    heffe #$%^&U*&^%$#@

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  14. LostAgain

    LostAgain Adventurer

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    Wow just Wow,Thanks for taking the time to write this up. I have not been in Siberia since the mid-nineties, not a moto trip either. Would love to visit again but probably will not. Thanks again for the ride along with you.
  15. joenuclear

    joenuclear Still here....

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    Thanks!
  16. motoreiter

    motoreiter Long timer

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    Hans-Joerg great meeting you and great ride report. You seemed a little crazy when we met, but now I know for sure!

    I went through much of the same thought process re the Old Summer Road, with the major difference that we could have gone with Pate & crew, which would have almost guaranteed success, although my schedule did not allow me a week to do it. No regrets on my side, if I really want to do it I can do it some other time...

    Definitely look me up if you pass through Moscow on your next adventure.
  17. GZPainter

    GZPainter A Scouser from Crete

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    Absolutely superb, a amazing adventure and great way of writing...

    I found it yesterday afternoon...and I spend all night reading it....
    what a scenery... and what a courage!!!
  18. kobold

    kobold Been here awhile

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    Thanks for taking us to this trip with you. Following you in your trip was most enjoyable.
  19. Woland

    Woland Wannabe adventurer

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    +1
  20. doring

    doring Aventuros

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    Thanks Xdream for this RR, it was a pleasure :), fantastic. I hope to read about you soon. I wonder how is Louis. Did he make it? You had a great idea to switch.

    See you.