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Well off I go ..... Thanks everyone !!

I'm about to saddle up and head off to Africa !! The bike is (over)loaded up, tank fully fueled and tyres pumped up...



Id like to say thanks to all of you for your advice, good humour and general support over the last few years. It really does help to have other like minded people giving their thoughts and opinions. The knowledge base on this forum is staggering and it's the members that really make it what it is !!

It's been over two years since I returned from South America, and this next trip has been a long time coming ! I'm sad to say i've fallen back into the "bubble" of easy home life and routine but i'm eager to escape it all over again.

Well, hope to see some of you on the road, but for now !! ta ta





For anyone wishing to follow the trip, link is in my signiture.. Thanks
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Have a good luck and a very nice journey!
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I wish you all the best for this great experience. Have an unforgettable trip, dude!!
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Have a great trip,Enjoy!
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Have a great trip Ted.

Bon Route!
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Have a good one.

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Bon voyage

Ted,
I've enjoyed your look on life and trust that you will keep us updated during your travels.

Have a Great trip.

Cheers from Oz.
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Best of luck with it all Ted (particularly the gap year idea - you really have planned for everything!). The forum will seem emptier without you.

Pity I didn't ask earlier but we could have got a few people to ride some of the route to the channel with you - EnC style !

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Never mind the trip: let's get to the important stuff!

Did you take the jacket or the body armour???

Whichever it was: safe trip and enjoy!
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Have fun Ted and be safe!

Don't kick too many passing BMWs!
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Have a great trip Ted...the only mistake That you have made is you should have gone on a Honda...lol

see you on the road

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Good luck !

and all the best for a funfilled and hassle free trip!

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Hey Ted .. good luck.

Like many other here, the only way I'll probably get to see Africa 'on the road' is through the eyes of people like youself.

Have a GREAT adventure mate ..

.. and remember to also bring back some bongo drums!

Cheers

KEITH

PS - I'll be following your website/blog with much interest over the forthcoming weeks and months.

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