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To Uglii = Mongolia -1.0

To Uglii = Mongolia -1.0

It is a chilly 10 degrees this morning, but bright and sunny. It is 121 km to our destination go Ulgii in Mongolia. First we have a 51 km ride to the Russian border town of Tashanta. There is not much here 1 gas pump and 1 hotel.… Read the...
Italia (again)

Italia (again)

A weekend in Italy, no bikes this time but 3 days is suffer able without the bikes, a great weekend catching up with friends and relations and some sight seeing. Last night we were both seriously trying to work out if we had to come back to the UK, we were spoiled...
Sent to Siberia?

Sent to Siberia?

Today we have a relaxing 230 km due south to Barnaul. This is where we had our tires and oil shipped from Moscow and where we will meet of with Wolfgang. He left Hamburg 7 days ago and will have come 6000 km in 8 days to catch up with us.… Read the...
A mixed weekend

A mixed weekend

Saturday morning saw a fine opportunity to get the oil circulating on the 750 Drum brake roadster, it was a pleasant morning, sun shining and almost warm. I had been abandoned by my dear wife as she was at a Yoga class probably learning the best position to kick start...
The Overland Event

The Overland Event

After a whirlwind week at work, and hardly enough time to do laundry or pack for the trip, I make a mad dash drive to Denver late on a Monday night to catch a Tuesday flight to the U.K.  I’m finally going to get to see Brian after more than a year and am...
Yetholm Norton weekend

Yetholm Norton weekend

Another splendid weekend in good company, thanks to David for the organisation. We left after work on Friday for the shortish run down to the borders, traffic was hell on the Edinburgh bypass but to be fair most people made way for us so we could filter up the middle....
Wakhan Valley Road

Wakhan Valley Road

Still going south to get to the Wakhan Valley Road. July 13 Dekh to Khorog 118 km We were up several times in the night and eventually got up at 730 when the room started to fill with smoke from the fire they had lit outside.… Read the...
Full stop on Bali, Indonesia

Full stop on Bali, Indonesia

Up in the lush hills of Bali, just North of Denpasar, is a little town called Ubud. The population of Ubud on any given day is a diverse mix indeed: millennial backpackers, wealthy jet setters (Barack Obama and family were in town while we were here), day tripping...