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Old 07-27-2008, 11:01 AM   #1
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The adventrures of WAN..

This is a story about a brave young guy from Seoul, South Korea named Wan who wanted to visit the great US of A and see first hand all that our great land and people had to offer. He worked in a resteraunt for a year saving all his money to make the trip.

His adventure started in Charleston, SC and ended back in Charleston, SC some 13 thousand miles later after making a FULL CIRCLE around the US.

Whats even more impressive is that he did it on a 50cc honda ruckus speaking little english and while never stepping foot on this country before.

It's quite a heart touching story and I promise once you read a few pages of his adventure, you'll want to read all 125 pages like I did.
Really makes you realize how much we take for granted over here and that things really are'nt that bad if people would just help each other out and make the best of what they have instead of worrying about what they don't have.

It was split into two threads:

Wan's adventure part 1

Wan's adventure part 2
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oh man. i dont have time to read the thread right now, but i scrolled through just the first page and im simply amazed. this guy definitely has my respect. :notworhty:
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Old 07-27-2008, 12:06 PM   #3
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That is so cool! Now that is a HARDCORE individual there!

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Amazing story. I would have liked to have seen him on his Texas leg of the trip.
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Oh...i though we were gonna talk about a wide area network.
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Old 07-27-2008, 12:57 PM   #8
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Amazing story. I would have liked to have seen him on his Texas leg of the trip.

He stayed with my buddy Victor for a week, I'm just sorry I did'nt get to meet him in person.

Remarkable individual for sure.
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Cliff notes, someone please?
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Old 07-27-2008, 02:14 PM   #10
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Cliff notes, someone please?
Impossible. This guy gets into way too much stuff.
Just skim through the threads til you get to pictures if you don't like to read.

Pics alone are worth the time. You'll see.
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Saw the pics and he is putting a lot of miles on a Ruckus. That is cool. From what I here it is only a 50cc motor. Some one should do it on a street legal fiddy.
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Old 08-05-2008, 01:33 PM   #13
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Edit,

It was 18 thousand miles he did.

Cost him a total of $640 dollars in fuel.
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i want to do my sturgis trip next year on a street legal 50 but 18 thousand thats pretty impressive
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Oh...i though we were gonna talk about a wide area network.
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wow! I read a couple pages and

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WOW...!!! As mentioned before that guy is real HARDCORE...!!!!



He can write a book about his travel and I'm pretty sure it will be a huge success, like Ted's Simon travels around the world mentioned on his book "Jupiter Travels"

Kudos to this guy Wan...!!!!
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that is freakin amazing. i'd love to be able to do something like that! although, on something bigger than a ruckus, lol.
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i knew i should'nt have clicked on those links!.....now i cant stay away!

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