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A mate and I are planning our first trip. Probably somewhere like western african (thinking sengal/sierra leone kind of way)

we have never done this before, what are the things we need to consider?

we aren't planning on leaving until 2013 so have plenty of time (we ar eboth fully booked next year)

Look forward to chipping in
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we have never done this before, what are the things we need to consider?
I hope that this is not taken the wrong way; however if you haven't done something like this before, maybe start doing shorter trips around your area/Europe first. Not only will this give you an idea of what you and your bike are capable off, but will also give you an idea of what to take and what can be left behind at home.

A good place to start will be reading through various threads on this forum and definitely attend an HU meeting next year. You will learn tons and meet lots of cool people that have already done similar trips or who are also in the planning stages.

Half the fun is in the planning, so have fun with it as well.
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A mate and I are planning our first trip. Probably somewhere like western african (thinking sengal/sierra leone kind of way)

we have never done this before, what are the things we need to consider?

we aren't planning on leaving until 2013 so have plenty of time (we ar eboth fully booked next year)

Look forward to chipping in
western african that's cool.....
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