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Old 19 Mar 2012
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Hope you enjoy your trip as much as me and Mark (Bushman) enjoyed ours !

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Cheers Martin - say hi to Mark for me. Are you still thinking of this run for next year? If so, what are you planning for 2012?
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Heya Pat

Groovy trip you have planned, we are starting at Alaska on May 3rd 2012, over to Canada to D2D, up to the top to Tuktayatuk then like Sarah and Daniel we are heading south so hope to cross paths swap stories, info and

Cheers Andi & Ellen

Hi both - your trip sounds great, I wish I had the time! We should keep in touch - a meet in the north could well be on the cards.
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GOOD LUCK!! Cant wait to follow your posts. We are just starting the recheck of the gear as you did and get rid of the duplication. Daniel is trying for at least 2 uses per item..Ha ha. T minus 96 for us. Sara PS looks like you dropped those stone you were trying to. Dan had to try on his riding pants this week....phew still fit
Thanks Sara - I´ll try and keep it interesting - or at least with plenty of photos!
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Cheers Martin - say hi to Mark for me. Are you still thinking of this run for next year? If so, what are you planning for 2012?
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Rough plan for 2013 (and I mean really rough) is to ride back to Vladivostok (go east this time and take in Mongolia that we missed last time) then ship to South Korea then onto South America.

We have to buy smaller bikes and start saving. I've just sold my business so I have a bit put by - better spend it quick before my lovely Gina spots that the shops are open !

This year we are off in June to Germany to the Horizons meet then after that we are going to head towards the Balkans for a month or two.

Bet you've really got butterflies now.......

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No hiding Pat you are famous ... well done that man.

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Hola Ivan - que tal te va. Muchas gracias por tu oferta de ayuda. Te enviare un mensaje cuando este en la carretera.

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Pat

Rough plan for 2013 (and I mean really rough) is to ride back to Vladivostok (go east this time and take in Mongolia that we missed last time) then ship to South Korea then onto South America.

We have to buy smaller bikes and start saving. I've just sold my business so I have a bit put by - better spend it quick before my lovely Gina spots that the shops are open !

This year we are off in June to Germany to the Horizons meet then after that we are going to head towards the Balkans for a month or two.

Bet you've really got butterflies now.......

Martin
That really sounds like a plan. I hear Santiago is much cheaper than BA to ship into - so arriving there from Korea could work really well for you. I´ll keep you both in mind as I blog along, and try and post up as much practical info as I can (I´ll try and keep those bits under separate pages).

I´ve just got back from the farm in Aragon with Elena, and finished a few remaining bits of work, so I´m actually feeling pretty good now. A day of packing tomorrow will probably kick off the squeeky bum time again



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I´ve arrived - now waiting for the bike - but what a great place to wait around in. Updates in detail on the blog: Pat Around the Americas

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You are welcome to stay with us if you come through Mex City. We will put you up, show you around and may even throw in breakfast. All you have to do is the dishes.

Hey Garry, Angies just doing cheese tortilla's for breakfast here in NZ. How did the roof go?
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Roof is all done. It hasn'i rained since!!
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As soon as the bike arrives

All is good here at Dakar Motos!
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Such are the joys of motorcycle travel - my thumbs are being well and truely twiddled as I am still waiting for the bike to arrive!

I´m going to be here for a few more days at least, so the latest ramblings relate to life at Dakar Motos more than anything else. See: patonabike.blogspot.com.ar/

Mrs Pat has been moaning that I need to take more photos of the city - so that´s on the cards for this Bank Holiday weekend here.

My thanks again for the messages and good wishes.
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