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Archive for June, 2008

Total Trust?

Saturday, June 28th, 2008

Believe only what you yourself test and judge to be true. – Buddha I have found the perfectly set up touring bike. A 2000 DR650. Apparently DRs are used by the police in South America so they are easy to get fixed. At $4000 seems a bit dear for an eight year old bike you […]

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Best BBQ

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

My fund raising bbq went well and I managed to raise £270 on top of the £150 that had already been donated. Not to mention we had brilliant weather and a good time catching up, drinking and eating. I still haven’t been able to find a bike in Alaska. I have a lead on a […]

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First Fundraising

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

I must admit that fund raising has come pretty low down on my list of things to prepare for. Top of the list has been trying to find a bike in Alaska. I did find a cool looking KLR in Wyoming but it appears that to ship it to Anchorage it has to be created […]

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Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

Nothing to do with my trip but I rushed home after my motorcycle maintenance to watch the penultimate Apprentice episode. I must admit that I was disappointed that one of the main reasons put forward by the interviewers for firing Lucinda was that her interests were alternative which somehow meant that she wasn’t interested or […]

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