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Old 23 Jan 2009
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Nord Quest 2008

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Wee had very great enduro trip trough the Kola Peninsula in Russia. There was 10 really enduro days. We raid by Russian and German army roads in tundra zone, crossing much many rivers on the old road from Lovozero to Oktjabrskij, wee climb by bikes on the tops of mountains, raid in desert and along seaside.

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Superb photos, what a brilliant trip - got to say your a hard bunch some of those tracks looked hellish and rivers just terrifying - boats would have been more useful. Really dont know how you got your bike through some of that terrain. But just wonderful to see anyway.
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Hi!
It was great challenge!
Only once wee filled up GS engine with water... But wee changed oil and ride along.
All of as come back to home in fine health condition on own bike! You can to join as next summer.
Information about next adventure in Russia - Kola enduro tour named "Nord Quest 2009" you can see there http://www.adventurer.lv/eng/?sec=nq2009eng
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Beautiful scenery

..and look at all that MUD

I want some !!!
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Hi!
Wee had very great enduro trip trough the Kola Peninsula in Russia. There was 10 really enduro days. We raid by Russian and German army roads in tundra zone, crossing much many rivers on the old road from Lovozero to Oktjabrskij, wee climb by bikes on the tops of mountains, raid in desert and along seaside.

Here you can see photos Adventurer - Photos

Martins
Sorry, did not see pics on that page .... just ADDS FOR BMW and such.

Can you post your pics here on HUBB? That is what this Ride Tales forum is FOR!
You can post bigger pics here as well ... not just little thumb nails.
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Beautiful scenery

..and look at all that MUD

I want some !!!
Hi, Antonyp!
If you wont some Kola MUD, you are welkom to join to as!
Good grip!
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Sorry, did not see pics on that page .... just ADDS FOR BMW and such.

Can you post your pics here on HUBB? That is what this Ride Tales forum is FOR!
You can post bigger pics here as well ... not just little thumb nails.
Hi, Mollidog!
Thank you for recomendation! I will tray.
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Tundra

First steps in tundra
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Looks/sounds exciting - I wish I was there

Martini - Thanks for the invite - Who knows? Maybe someday...
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Trial stage

Road from World war II times. Road name in old maps is Adolf Hitler weg.
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Rest day games

Bike or submarine? Rest day entertaiment. Lake Golcevoje in Hibini Mountains.
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Arctic mountain desert

Road along Lovozerskije tundri Mountain tops.
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Bridges

Antipical and tipical. One of the better bridge on the road from Revda to Oktjabrskij and bridge in "normal" condition.
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Like a Dakar. But in North

Sand Desert. Here and there with stone uper lever, in some places clear sand. Natural disaster in the delta of Varzuga river. But very attractiv place for enduro ride.
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Equipment and suport

Support car for personal lugauge, camping and cooking equipment transport helos to riders feel comfortably in wilde open spaces of Kola penisula. As activ riding part, as in campings.
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