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Archive for May, 2008

Too many choices

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

Only two more months to go! I can’t wait. I have been trying to find a bike to purchase in Anchorage and apparently enduro bikes are all sold out and any that come up second hand go in seconds. An adventure rider that read my post kindly offered me his Honda PC800 that he is […]

Posted in Preparation | 3 Comments »

Finally Found

Sunday, May 18th, 2008

The Islington police phoned this morning to say that my bike has been found. Apparently enduro bikes are quite popular and in Islington last year 18 KTMs and 20 F650s went missing. They are used in smash and grabs from jewellery shops and expensive bag shops as they easy to ride and manoeuvre around in […]

Posted in Motorcycling | 1 Comment »

Suzuki DR650SE

Saturday, May 17th, 2008

After reading Maria’s blog (The Franglais Rider’s Journal) which is not only a great read but actually talks about road conditions and quality of drivers. I am not only packing myself (I have always had a fear about being on the road due to reckless or drunk drivers) but have also decided I need to […]

Posted in Preparation | 2 Comments »

Glad I waited but can’t wait to go

Friday, May 16th, 2008

I am really looking forward to going to the Horizons Unlimited Meet Up this year until someone pointed out that it might be quite embarrassing for me as I was there two years ago saying that I was going to leave in a few months and this year I will be there without having gone […]

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Out Funded

Sunday, May 11th, 2008

I contacted Chance UK , who I used to mentor for and was originally going to fundraise for, and they said that they are currently working with someone else who is fund raising for them by walking the Artic and the Sahara. You can’t really compete with that! So I will just fund raise for […]

Posted in Childrens Charities | 1 Comment »

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