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Archive for July, 2008


Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

I put my Kawasaki ER6f up for sale and I think that I advertised it too expensive as the only interest I got was from a company called CarData. They were extremely persuasive and said that they offer financing to interested buyers and that they would be able to sell my bike in a week […]

Posted in Motorcycling | 3 Comments »

Death on the Dalton

Monday, July 28th, 2008

“Death is not the biggest fear we have; our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive – the risk to be alive and express what we really are.” Don Miguel Ruiz Though I am actually pretty fearful of death. I have been doing some research on the Dalton Highway up to Prudhoe Bay […]

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Trapped in a Black Out

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Yesterday we lost our power at work from 11:30am onwards and I ended up trapped in an elevator with no lights or air conditioning for 45 minutes. Exciting stuff! But not as exciting as the road from Anchorage to Prudhoe Bay appears to be. I have been reading up on the road conditions and it […]

Posted in General | 6 Comments »

Noise Control

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

Four men were stabbed to death in London on one day a couple of weeks ago and over twenty teenagers have been killed London since the start of the year. For the last few years I have considered myself lucky that even though I live on a council estate in inner London (1 mile from […]

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Red Ribbon

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

I won best speech of the evening at my last toastmaster’s session. I gave my speech on my bike trip, how I am fundraising for Casa Alianza and stopping to visit some of their projects on my long route south. Casa Alianza works with 12,000 street children a year in Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Mexico. […]

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Bought Bike

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

As I was phoning up dealerships to see if one of them would hold a second hand bike for me until August I found one dealership that had a black DR650 in a crate. It must have just arrived as the other sales person didn’t even know about it when I phoned back. So rather […]

Posted in Preparation | 2 Comments »

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