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They think its all over (land)

Ok, this is it. After over a year of research and preparation I'm ready to leave Essex for Mongolia, I would like to thank The HUBB and its participants for all the information and advice. One thing that has occupied my thoughts as I read various reviews and opinions is that is there just one motorcycle related thing that everyone can agree on. It’s obviously not make of bike nor panniers and what to pack in them, not tyres or tools. So all I can come up with is, can we all agree that it is simply not necessary to have nitrous injection for an overland trip? (I mean into the combustion chamber, I’m sure in the health section someone it’s recommended as a substitute for adrenalin or something)
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Yes, I think we can agree on that.

Be sure to post a story & pics, either here or somewhere, and share a link to it.

Cheers and best of luck!
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Hey Flid,

Have a great trip and yep, its whatever you think it is.....as my brother's wife indicated last weekend (she is Mongolian). She said " I don't know why you people (English) are so obsessed with going to places like Mongolia. It's much more interesting here".

Best of luck,

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Good luck on your trip give me a shout when you get back to sunny Essex I'll buy you a
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Best of luck, have a great trip!
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My wishes for an excellent and unforgettable trip (even if I'm sure it will be like that...).
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Hey flid,

It would be great if you posted pictures/updates on your ride on here sounds like it could be fun

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Hey Flid,

Have a great trip and yep, its whatever you think it is.....as my brother's wife indicated last weekend (she is Mongolian). She said " I don't know why you people (English) are so obsessed with going to places like Mongolia. It's much more interesting here".

Best of luck,

Belle

Yes, I can understand that comment Belle. Of all the places I've ridden to (which is just about everywhere else) I think Mongolia is probably the most over rated of countries.

Don't worry though Flid, you'll still have a great time travelling through all the other countries en route to getting there.
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What do you mean no nitrous injection? We can all see that cylinder of nitrous strapped to the front fork! Just dont use it all at once! Good luck with the trip.
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Good luck with your trip Flid (Flid is sooo scouse lol).

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I'd personally suggest the nitrous oxide instead of the scottoiler bottle there on the front fender... it'll buy you street cred. :P

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Well its taken 'till I got to Mongolia but i finally have a Blogg up and running.
WARNING, before ya click on the link, be awear that the spelling is really bad, the language is very bad, the views are opinionated and sometimes offensive, and soon hopefully there will be some nudity, if ya cant read bad grammer with tounge in cheek, dont click, Flid's Travels it all just for fun.
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Great Blog. Great ride report. Keep it coming. Hope your bike continues to run.
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Great blog

Hi Flid!

Really enjoyed reading your blog - and seeing the photos too!

Looks like you are having a blast in Mongolia.

Happy travels!

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