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Old 15 May 2010
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Hey guys,

I'm in dresden Germany and head tomorrow for Poland later Ukrain and than into Russia. Anybody around? Drop me a line if you are!

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we just arrived in Turkey today. we are going the counter clockwise direction,

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Anyone around?

Hey guys,

At the moment in Krakow,Poland. Really bad weather! :-/
Anyway should be in Russia by the beginning of next month. If anyone's around and heading towards Mongolia, drop me a line!
Would be nice to meet others.

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I am in Bishkek now with a BMW K100, It is hard to drive on the roads here.
Also Petrol is Hard to find, maybe you can get som petrol from Turmenistan that som people are selling here. Asking around wil help and Hotel managers ar als helfol to get the petrol, having on or two jerrycans with you is neccecery.
I enterd Uzbekistan via Bejneu, it is an amazing trip and now twoo weeks on the road from Amsterdam.
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Sorry it was not Bishkek but Buchara in Uzbekistan.

After 10000Km my K100 is RIP, cardan broken.
It happends in the Baikonur region en I left my bike there because the damage is now total more than 2000 euro when I repair it bij myself. Going out of Kazachstan without Bike is inpossible but I did it, when you travel by train there is no customs control at the border. I had no choice because my visa was expiring, I am now in Volgograd and take the train to Moscow in a couple of Hours.

But.... its a amazing trip and a real adventure
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sorry to hear about your bad news. next year another try. we are now in ashgabat, tomorrow towards Uzbekistan via the burning craters.

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Sorry it was not Bishkek but Buchara in Uzbekistan.

After 10000Km my K100 is RIP, cardan broken.
It happends in the Baikonur region en I left my bike there because the damage is now total more than 2000 euro when I repair it bij myself. Going out of Kazachstan without Bike is inpossible but I did it, when you travel by train there is no customs control at the border. I had no choice because my visa was expiring, I am now in Volgograd and take the train to Moscow in a couple of Hours.

But.... its a amazing trip and a real adventure

Sorry it ended in such a bad way, but you had a wonderful experience anyway.
Have a good trip back home, mate!
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The trip was not finished, I just continue travelling. Last week I travelled by train to Aktobe en then to Volgograd, amazing to see the monument of the battle of Stalingrad. Today I took the train to Moscow en now I try to get a ticket to Amsterdam by plane for Sunday.
I experienced now the living by Kazach families and that because the bike was broken, one day bij an English Teacher and the other day by the family of a Policeman.

I give the Teacher permission to sell the parts of the K100, so there are parts available in Kazachstan. Think about electronic and ignitionparts and the ABS I system, the cardan, cilinderhead and frontwheel are damaged.

If someone search parts in Kazachstan write an email to me and I give the details.
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kazakstan,russia,mongolia

Hey there...

i started my trip at the 1 of june and are right now in Aqtobe in Kazakstan.
i stay here for 2 days and then im going to drive toward Aral and later on Almaty.

my plan is to go from almaty to semey and cross the border to russia.and then going for mongolia,lake baikal,siberia,vladivostok,japan and australia ..

if enyone is near me or have a route like me i would like to get connected,,
phone mee one +4524203852
It would be nice to meet other travlers..

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2007 Dakar in Uzbekistan, stranded, done and over with??

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I give the Teacher permission to sell the parts of the K100, so there are parts available in Kazachstan. Think about electronic and ignitionparts and the ABS I system, the cardan, cilinderhead and frontwheel are damaged.

If someone search parts in Kazachstan write an email to me and I give the details.
It looks like my ride has come to an end as well in Uzbekistan. Still going thru the options, but it looks like parts from a 2007 Dakar may be available near Khiva. It may be worth to ship the engine on its own to where ever you live. My head is still spinning with all realistic and no so realistic options.

Bummer after so many preparations for so long.

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It looks like my ride has come to an end as well in Uzbekistan. Still going thru the options, but it looks like parts from a 2007 Dakar may be available near Khiva. It may be worth to ship the engine on its own to where ever you live. My head is still spinning with all realistic and no so realistic options.

Bummer after so many preparations for so long.

KP

sad to heer about your bike..
what is happend ?
hope you find a soultion...

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I fried my wiring seriously due to a massive short.

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crap..
if i can help with enything from the kazak side then let me know.
here in aqtobe there is a yamaha dealer maybe there is a dealer for yours brand to..its BMW right ?
i dont know but let me know if i shut go look for it..

yuo can get me at phone +4524203852

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We will depart tomorrow with our 2wd to Russia, Kazachstan.

From 15/8 I'm travelling on my own again and will visit Kyrgyzstan I guess and will then go up to Russia again and travel through the Gobi desert to Ulaanbatar.

If you've got the same kind of plans and want to discuss this or something or possibly meet somewhere over there? Let me know!

You can also contact me @ blurgen [at ] gmail.com


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