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Post by minkyhead » Mon May 08, 2017 10:26 am

well were all back all have tails to tell thrills spills brakdowns ..punctures ..and more epic trails than you could ride in 100 liftimes
there were three groups ..mike sid tea and beddows set off ona google earth planned oddesy ..i belive mike mistook a river for a road when zapping the route :lol: ..im sure he will be along to repoert soon :whistle:



thre was a guided trail route ..which was for me very challenging on the edge at times of what i can manage ..me nethan chris and scott scott
and some very good riders in the hard enduro group ..we had guides arranged by nethan and great guys did a good job of looking after us ..telling us which trails to do and not to do he got it just right more than enough to keep me at the egde of my own ability ..and steering me away from stuff that he though may hurt alittle too much :silly:
we also now know ow to say mud fuck and mother fucker in bulgarian ..funny guy top bloke who fed us rocket fuel rakia from his hip flask water is for pussies
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any way im sure the lads will fill in some blanks with stories of daring doo ..but what a place to ride ...off the scale ..it makes the lake district look like a series of small pimples :laugh:
..one continoius climb on one trail took us up 5711 feet coming down in places was 1st gear both brakes and pray like feck B)
i think me arms are six inches longer now im home ...

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Post by boboneleg » Mon May 08, 2017 10:56 am

Looks epic Minky, thanks for taking us along (thumbs)
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Post by Nico-D » Mon May 08, 2017 11:00 am

That looks awesome. How many kms and days was it ?

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Post by chunky butt » Mon May 08, 2017 11:25 am

Looks superb.....I'll be following with interest.... (thumbs)

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Post by PHILinFRANCE » Mon May 08, 2017 1:08 pm

Great stuff Steve i'll get there soon enough (thumbs)

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Post by diggermanbob » Mon May 08, 2017 1:10 pm

Fantastic stuff Minky keep it coming , I feel a trip to Bulgaria coming on (thumbs)

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Post by Neil M » Mon May 08, 2017 1:11 pm

Looks awesome.

Ooo dear, what happened to the XT? Can't work out if its water, oil or builders tea!!

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Post by minkyhead » Mon May 08, 2017 1:37 pm

chrises xt leaking water pump ..sealed with silicone ..one day off the trail ..
the hard enduro boys from WOR http://www.worevents.com/ were expert riders they had a drone ive seen some footage at the digs that will be awsome to watch

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there is anything out there you want easy hard medium extream and nuts ...
days between 50and 70 miles dont sound a lot but trust me they are alot steep is not a big enough word at times ..its big country diverse woods ruts sand erosion hard pack and when it s wet that red clay is slippy ..first time the 644 front coudnt cope ..ill have to get a full enduro tyre on the front next time

dave did a brilliant job

shipping digs guides even helicopter recovery cover ..all in flights were 140
everything in accomadation food beeer accident helicopter recovery petrol the lot was around 1100 quid

fly at 6am ride your bike at 2pm brilliant ..im off again in july but this time we tour greece albania macidonia and monternegro

..as dave says far away just got so much nearer ...flew sat morning back at 2pm pick the bike up friday ...simples

chis off here rode his yamaha 250 all the way to meet us hes still out there last seen heading for greece ..hope im stil doing that when im 70 good on him
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Post by minkyhead » Mon May 08, 2017 2:56 pm

this is apparantly a traditional bulgarian night out
quite worrying ...beddows with false tits ...again ...there is a trend starting to develop with micheal :S


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Re: bulgaria abc braaap epic trails epic tales ..

Post by EarthWorm » Mon May 08, 2017 8:28 pm

How did you get this shot: ?

It looks like a Tilt-shift shot (Ok I know this can be done post production) taken from a drone
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