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post #1 of 25 (permalink) Old 03-04-2004, 05:22 AM Thread Starter
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Riding in Chernobyl- interesting read

Wow, this is really interesting....check it out

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post #2 of 25 (permalink) Old 03-04-2004, 08:45 AM
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Man...that is insane! I don't know if I could handle riding thru somewhere I had to be checked constantly for radiation levels!
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Looks like someone found the next big vacation hotspot(literially). I liked that picture of the horses running around freely. I wonder what effect the radiation is having on them? Also, how freakin cool would it be to play a huge paintball senario game there

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Chernobyl story

Wow, a very poignant tale. Excellent read.

That is one brave woman to voluntarily be spending her time touring around in a radioactive destruction zone! Man, you sure as hell wouldn't catch me there.

Looks like she rides a ZX-11- lot of bike for a little lady. Good for her! Could you imagine ripping around the roads on a liter-bike within a totally abandoned city?! That would be pretty cool. Kinda weird and spooky, but still cool.
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Stupid, but interesting. I think in a case like this, I wouldn't care how good or empty the roads are. Even if radiation levels are lower on the roads, who cares!! There's a reason nobody is there anymore! We'll read about her having cancer later too, and wondering how it could have possibly happened....

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That's some SCARY shit....that whole area, and all areas downriver are basically uninhabitable...like...forever (900-48,000 years!) Wouldn't catch me anywhere near that area, unless of course I was there when it happened....at that point WTF! Like the old people that went back to their homes...might as well enjoy your final years (weeks, months...whatever) at "home". Scary!!!

I've read and re-read that story a few times....it just make the hair on my neck stand up...eeerie.

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That is just sad to look at.

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This young woman, Elena, is not only good looking & tall enough to ride such a bike in size & power, BUT is obviously well educated. For look at the most eye catching write-up along with best of photos---she explained things so well. My compliments to her for writing the above that is easily understood by the average North American.

I noted myself, often holding my breath as I read. My gosh look at all the cages, choppers & all sitting there for 900 yrs plus.

It ALSO points out to us what might(?) happen if something goes wrong in other countries as well as ours if there is a dramatic nuke problem or failure.

That was well worth reading & seeing the photos ------------ I am impressed & do give her Father credit for continuing on with his work for that man has guts.
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now that is one riders story that can really tear at a person.

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what a woman.....it sorta gives a perspective to one who did not grow up during the cold war....what you see in the pics could have possibly been the entire world
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