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I haven't been everywhere...
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For goodness sake, leave LAZ alone. Some of you are great experts in what's right for him and everyone else. Focus on your own goals and ambitions and stop feckin interfering with the hopes and plans of others.

For the record.........GOOD ON YOU LAZ, I sincerely hope you find what you're looking for
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I tend to agree with ChrisFS and Lonerider with he exception that I think LAZ 1 is reaching out and should be acknowledged, he has not over reached and seems to be laying back to see anyone wants to be his friend.

LAZ 1 - you are certainly welcome to visit rosa del desierto and I at our ranch in Arizona. In the past hundreds of returned Peace Corps volunteers have passed through my ranch. More than half were single women. Women who served 2 years working in a 3rd world country after surviving a difficult 3 month training/selection process. I got to know many returned PC volunteer women at my ranch and during my own Peace Corps service, and it is my opinion your offer would not offend or seem outlandish to most of them. Each could take care of herself and was very, very confident.

Seems to me a women with international experience who are confident might at least be willing to meet you, it is all relative to the experience a woman has had and how adventurous she is and what/who she is attracted to.

Then about 40 political asylum cases from the former Soviet Union passed through my ranch and many were women. One was a former Russian cosmonaut. Many still live near the ranch and I have noticed your forthright approach and honesty might be greatly appreciated by women from the former Soviet Union. I noticed that financially secure and stable men were more appealing to my foreign women guests - while most of the locals seemed to prefer a "bad boy." I don't know if it is the cowboy culture I am surrounded with or what, but you might want to Learn Spanish, Latvian, or Russian and post in those languages on an appropriate site.

So visit us - if we are on your route and I/we wish you the best. Perhaps some of the women of the Hubb might comment?

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"Fortune favors the brave ."

Any Woman who seriously responds to my add will by definition be self confident, adventurous, brave, aka probably an"ALPHA FEMALE.

Which is why I am posting here on H/U, where women such as this are perhaps more common than the usual "dating"sites.

Such a woman might enjoy travelling around in a modern "Gypsy Caravan", with a ramblin' man...
For a Winter,
and maybe even for a lifetime.

And such a Woman would not be afraid or intimidated.

You guys who are criticising my choice in Woman and my choice to post here, which is after all titled "travellers seek travel partners", need to broaden your definition of PARTNERS.

(;-{)
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Really Laz1 I hope you find your Female traveler.........

But........really you think a female is going to take off with a stranger, go to foreign lands totally relying on you for pretty much everything !
Traveling with people you know or close friends on a trip like that is taxing enough with someone you know and trust ! Spending 24/7 with someone is NOT easy as anyone who has done so would know.......however those of us who have done so here most likely have done this knowing they have there own motorcycle and can go there own way if they must !

I personally think you are wasting electronic cyberspace with your fantasy

I with Glenn on this one, this just isn't a dating site this is really a site for overland people travelling .
I think you need to get onto a proper dating site pal .
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I would think that mentioning motorbikes on a dating site would guarantee zero response.

This site at least has a 'Womens Topics' section which at least shows an acceptance of woman who may be adventurous.

Trying to arrange relationships via the internet is probably a lost cause anyway. Even if you had 50 responses to your 'ad', you'd still be struggling to find the one.

A true adventurer would be out there meeting the people you may want to form a relationship with.
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Good on you LAZ, hope you find the partner you desire!

Personally I travel light ... the women in my head instead of in my bed

Mmmm .... I always did struggle getting things in the right order
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Personally I travel light ... the women in my head instead of in my bed

Mmmm .... I always did struggle getting things in the right order
I think you've got the order spot on Bones!
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Wishing the op all the best in his quest to find a travel partner. If he's also looking for a life partner then terms like alpha bitch might be best left out of future posts on other websites.

Speaking of other sites: there must be plenty of traveller/snowbird sites where you're likely to have a greater chance of success than here, a site populated predominantly by grumpy old men.

Dating sites are also likely to produce a much higher success rate for finding a life partner. That's what they're there for, aren't they?

Please also consider posting on German language travel sites like http://www.wuestenschiff.de Educated and discerning Europeans can understand English.

Good luck!
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xfiltrate, you never cease to amaze (and amuse) me.

I can just imagine your games, I can imagine you being like Dustin Hoffman in Meet The Fockers!
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Hornets nest?

I am fascinated by some of the replies here. It seems my quest for a female travel partner, of a specified type, has ruffled the feathers of some.

Perhaps some of these posters, ? the proverbial "grumpy old men" ? another rider mentioned, have outdated attitudes or lower expectations, or different cultural perceptions regarding women than I do? None of the modern, self confident, independent, adventurous Women I know would ever be "totally dependent" on any man at any time.

I have been rambling around looking for "adventure" for several decades now. Some times I have been lucky and priveleged with a female PARTNER in this quest for adrenaline and adventure. My ex-wife was even more "adventurous" than I am. She had her name in the mountaineering record books for being the first woman on a certain Himalayan climb, was a former Canadian Football League CHEERLEADER, who performed half time at a Grey Cup game, and an accomplished motorcycycle " adventure rider". She quit Sky Diving because it involved too much time sitting around, and not enough time actually chuting .

We attended several BMW motorcycle ralleys and a few of the NAKUSP H/U meetings together. And, while the first few such rides were with her as "power back warmer", she soon got her very own bike ( on her third one now) and depending on duration, scenery, or weather, she was happy to travel either way. Independent enough to ride on her own, yet comfortable being a passenger as well.

In my experience, these High Class, High Drive, "ALPHA" females do exist, but you have to ride hard and fast to keep up with them. In fact, I had to upgrade from a Weestrom 650 to a VEEStrom 1000 just to chase her on the black top.
(;-{)

Just because the "grumpy old men" can't keep up with a self confident "Alpha" female, it does not mean that us less grumpy ol' men should lower our hopes and dreams.

PS: after five decades of rambling, I decided to do my future overlanding on four wheels instead of two. After 64 motorcycles, including most recently, two BMW GS types, five KLRs, three DR650s, a 650 Dakar, a Weestrom, a Veestrom, and three FJR 1300 two wheelers, I feel entitled to choose the comfort and capacity of an AWD MOTORHOME over "roughing it" out of bike bags.

For those of you hardy souls still living out of bike bags, I applaud you. But these days, for me, a solid DRY roof, a down duvet over a 4" thick memory foam mattress, and COMFORT in cold wet conditions, are my present choices.
I earned them.
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LAZ, what some people don't realise is that a lot (but not all) of the people who post looking for travel buddies are secretly hoping that a dynamic, intriguing, sexy, single member of the opposite sex will reply.
The difference between you and them is that you are upfront about it and that is an admirable quality.
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I would have to agree that most posters here are indeed grumpy old men.. Even though I am not yet 40, I think my level of grumpiness is way beyond my years.

Good luck with your quest. I dont think you will find what youre looking for here though. Even the bike traveller meetings are complete 'Sausage fests'.
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Dating site ?

As I mentioned before, I hope Laz 1 finds the "beautiful" woman he is seeking

And this has been mentioned a few times, this particular subject is travelers looking for travelers.....so technically meets that criteria. But and here is my reason for original post .........He is posting for ONE PERSON not a general shout out to fellow travelers ! And this ONE person he describes in detail the attributes he desires, one being "Attractive" (at least he did not specify big knockers.....)
I love this site because it is people reaching out to others whishing to share in the wonderful experiences of exploring different cultures and areas of the world.....
And that is the main focus and reason almost ALL the participants of this forem are here ! There are better ways to find an adventuresome "beautiful" mate.........
Now this is my opinion only of course (with a few others agreeing I might add) but if we had a plethora of adds like this is would be a wast of everybody's time and could end up like the disgusting "men seeking women" adds on Creiglist !
And I think almost everybody realizes no woman with half a brain is going to take off with a total stranger and go right away as he requested ! (Even though we all wish him well, myself included)
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I also wish the OP well in his quest to find his ideal travel partner. I do, however, think he's wasting his time advertising on here and would be much better off getting out there and meeting real people.

Just the opinion of a qualified grumpy old man - ask my wife/ideal travel partner for the past 30 years.
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Sigh. I'm deleting some off-topic posts because there has in the past been a definite tendency for these to veer wildly out of control into name-calling, score-settling, and other stuff which doesn't really serve us well.

Let's note that this thread is located in "Travellers Seeking Travellers," complete with proper British spelling. This is not the HUBB Pub, or your back yard, or your favorite watering hole. Please try to stay focused on the subject at hand.
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