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just had a look at the mongol rally!!! that's awesome stuff. well there is hope for me yet.

got my postie bike (CT110) last week and got it registered yesterday. past the roadworthy with a few minor probs but trying to sort them out. looking for insurance today then where to start???? me sooo excited. like a little kid in a candy shop. so many options, can't concentrate on any one thing!

the count down begins!!!! the world here i come!!!

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just had a look at the mongol rally!!! that's awesome stuff. well there is hope for me yet.

got my postie bike (CT110) last week and got it registered yesterday. past the roadworthy with a few minor probs but trying to sort them out. looking for insurance today then where to start???? me sooo excited. like a little kid in a candy shop. so many options, can't concentrate on any one thing!

the count down begins!!!! the world here i come!!!

jade
Godspeed to you! Have a grand old time and please keep us posted on your trip.

If you decide to hit Northern Europe send me a PM and we can meet up for a ride and a somewhere.

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Well guys its been a while - i did the trip and i had some ups and downs! As it happens a C90 (for 8000 miles!) GPZ500, VW type 2 camper van, Lots of footware!!, some trains (and after being robbed of all possesions!!) a rusty twin prop plane were used to complete a 18000 mile trip! now i am back and have just started work again broke, bikeless, and feeling like i need a holiday! the C90 was faultless but a little frustrating sometimes, but it was a little gem that has more balls than many a "big bike" on the planet.

I didn't get RTW just half way RTW, but at 45 to 25 MPH it feels like you have

Would i do it again on the trusty 90?

maybe? but my bones and arse probly wont thank me for it. a £80,000 hymer camping car with a bubble jacuzzi bath in the en suite has to be the way to go....... Bo$$oks!!!!

Till next time!

PS i will post some pics, and the guy that robbed me is currently serving 2 and a half years in a russian prison so thats karma for you!!!

Cheers

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I still have my stand-by townmate (c90 yamaha shaft drive copy) if anyone is up for a long distance run later this summer - i am in lincolnshire, send me a PM if you like.

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Well-bloody-done! But your a ferkin' tease too... nice summary but...
When is the book coming out? Was there a blog?

At the very least, how about some stories here.

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Hi guys. Just thought I'd let you know that I'm attempting an around the world ride on a Honda c90 right now. I'm from the UK and I'm currently in Ghana. I had my passport stolen though so I'm marooned here until I get a new one. It's taking a long time!

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