It seems our luck is running out the weather forecast looks gloomy for the coming days, we are departing to Damascus and Jordan on the 21st, given the road condition ahead there will be lots of slipping and sliding.
I was out riding my Harley on the 5th of october down to south cafe 26, I overheard the gang discsussing the Road Trip, did not take any notice of it. My Buddy Abdullah was hell bent on joining. So I said to myself what the heck!! Bought a Beemer on the 10th of October 30 days later I am setting off !!
Objective is simple jump on a bike and cover a 6000km journey, through Saudi, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon in 20 days.
Start Date Kuwait : 9th Nov 2007 End Date Kuwait: 30th Nov 2007
Expected Weather, Hot, Cold, Humid, Dry & Rainy.
Updated (again) Rider Line Up: 9 Kuwaitis - 2 Saudis - 1 Lebanese w/visa :). Bikes Line Up: BMW GSA 1200 - BMW GS1200 - BMW GS1150 - BMW R1200RT - Honda VTX1800 - 6 Honda Goldwings 1800 (Lucky Butts!!) and Late entry BMW K1200LT.
Challenges: Middle-Eastern Politics & Visas! Dangers: Ranging from car bombing to reckless drivers.
48 years old male, been riding since I was 15 years old. My first motorbike was a Yamaha DT 125. I have over 170,000km under my belt mostly touring in Europe with my wife and I owned over 30 different bikes.