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Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 54,461
Posted By macarron
Nice adventure in the Bartang valley, Seb,...

Nice adventure in the Bartang valley, Seb, especially that section blocked by rocks and the other one where you lost (temporarily) your gps. Not to mention your trespassing on Afghanistan by swimming...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 54,461
Posted By macarron
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Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,114
Posted By macarron
Has anybody successfully installed the KTM 500...

Has anybody successfully installed the KTM 500 Acerbis tank? If so, is there enough room for the fan?
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 22,177
Posted By macarron
Waiting for the next chapter of the story. Thanks...

Waiting for the next chapter of the story. Thanks for posting the maps and other useful information, you're giving me nice ideas for next summer.
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 180,848
Posted By macarron
That clip shows how brave you are, Wesley....

That clip shows how brave you are, Wesley. Offroading in the Carpathians can't be easy for a novice rider.

Following your report from the first day. :lurk
Forum: Europe 11-25-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,255
Posted By macarron
Pics from summer 2013. Lake Tawnyard. ...

Pics from summer 2013.

Lake Tawnyard.

http://i1239.photobucket.com/albums/ff510/trucho2/martir4pro_zps7883711a.jpg

Near the Ox Mountains.
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Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 22,177
Posted By macarron
:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1 Quite a solid bridge, but...

:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1 Quite a solid bridge, but useless.

http://hp2boy-louis.smugmug.com/Travel/Balkans-2013/i-JK5qqmK/0/XL/0119-XL.jpg

Hard core adventure! Keep it coming.
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 275,812
Posted By macarron
On the ferry to cross river Shanon in Ireland....

On the ferry to cross river Shanon in Ireland. July 2013.

http://i1239.photobucket.com/albums/ff510/trucho2/DRZSes_zpsd0169fbf.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,217
Posted By macarron
Impressive photograph of the Gergeti Trinity...

Impressive photograph of the Gergeti Trinity church with your Djebel in front of the massive mountains, I love it! It seems you enjoyed a relatively cloudless day up there.
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,488
Posted By macarron
Good luck, Sami, I visited Georgia on a yellow...

Good luck, Sami, I visited Georgia on a yellow DRZ like yours last summer. Feel free to pm me if you need any info.
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 13,490
Posted By macarron
Waiting eagerly for you, Trevor, to recover soon....

Waiting eagerly for you, Trevor, to recover soon. Your videoclip on page 1 really made my day.
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 76,080
Posted By macarron
It's a pity you found so many gates and...

It's a pity you found so many gates and obstacles, Gliga, but I admire your resolution not to bypass those sections; I'm usually as stubborn as you in such situations.

By the way, thanks for...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 84,752
Posted By macarron
CRD sump guards are really tough, I've used mine...

CRD sump guards are really tough, I've used mine for more than 40,000 kilometres of enduro riding. I could have never imagined someone could break it like that.
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Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 177,450
Posted By macarron
Vey nice pictures, shebanano. Did the powerful...

Vey nice pictures, shebanano. Did the powerful KTMs had to wait long for the small DRZ to catch up with the Austrians?

And what happened to that hose? Did it get loose after the crash in the mud?...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,860
Posted By macarron
I loved the Beyond Arctic Circle report, and this...

I loved the Beyond Arctic Circle report, and this Ural mountains trip seems very interesting too. Thank you for showing us those northern parts of the world.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-10-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,015
Posted By macarron
I like the approach of your report, Vova,...

I like the approach of your report, Vova, focusing only on mountain ridges, that is my view of what offroad bikes are mainly for. By the way, I thought that your country was absolutely flat, thanks...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 42,805
Posted By macarron
I know what you mean. I was there on my enduro...

I know what you mean. I was there on my enduro bike in July and the way up to the church was just as you describe it. I cannot imagine anybody riding a hog loaded with luggage to the summit. Good job.
Forum: EMEA 07-25-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,166
Posted By macarron
What a pity we couldn't coordinate our trips to...

What a pity we couldn't coordinate our trips to go together. Riding solo in the Georgia woods for ten days was somewhat stressful and I could not fulfill all my plans there. Anyway, it has been a...
Forum: EMEA 07-24-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,166
Posted By macarron
Dodegsnake, when are you going to Georgia? I've...

Dodegsnake, when are you going to Georgia? I've just been there on an enduro bike too and am returning home right now. Probably I'll write a ride report soon and you can get some interesting info.
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Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 64,045
Posted By macarron
Very useful information, thank you. Maybe road...

Very useful information, thank you. Maybe road construction will stop at Usghuli , it's very unlikely that tarmac reaches the Zagar pass, don't you think so? I would like to visit the zone before...
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 64,045
Posted By macarron
Duroturk, do you remember if there were any gas...

Duroturk, do you remember if there were any gas stations in the area around Mestia? Thanks.

Nice videos, by the way.
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 220,140
Posted By macarron
Funny lyrics for this 2012 cover of the Eagles'...

Funny lyrics for this 2012 cover of the Eagles' song, I've laughed a lot reading it. And terrific narrative of the vampire biker too!:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2012, 04:35 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 64,045
Posted By macarron
Thanks, Randel. I've followed your gps track on...

Thanks, Randel. I've followed your gps track on Google earth and, in fact, I don't think you could have progressed much more. I hope to ride there, maybe this summer, and check it by myself.
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 64,045
Posted By macarron
Wonderful scenery. Do you think it would have...

Wonderful scenery. Do you think it would have been possible to ride further on the Shkhara glacier trail if you had had lighter bikes?
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 181,788
Posted By macarron
Great adventure! My favourite anecdote is that...

Great adventure! My favourite anecdote is that when you broke the chain in the river crossing and a bear showed up. Wow!
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2011, 03:14 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 131,310
Posted By macarron
Nice video. Bebe's flamenco-fusion music matches...

Nice video. Bebe's flamenco-fusion music matches the landscape and the action very well.
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2011, 03:21 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 86,311
Posted By macarron
Riding and camping alone in such high desolate...

Riding and camping alone in such high desolate places must be really hard. Bravo!
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 44,693
Posted By macarron
Great video! Some twenty minutes watching the...

Great video! Some twenty minutes watching the screen and enjoying almost every second.
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2011, 02:11 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 122,299
Posted By macarron
Autumn came all of a sudden these days in Spain....

Autumn came all of a sudden these days in Spain. It had been an extraordinarily hot rainless October, so you were lucky to ride in warm weather. León, by the way, is in the top five of coldest...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2011, 02:45 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 64,045
Posted By macarron
Very much interested in the Georgia part of the...

Very much interested in the Georgia part of the ride report still to come. Can't wait to read more.
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2011, 02:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,196
Posted By macarron
Keep it going. Is there an offroad TransGreece...

Keep it going. Is there an offroad TransGreece route in the style of the Transportugal or the TransPyrennees?
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 131,310
Posted By macarron
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Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2011, 03:55 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 131,310
Posted By macarron
Walter, didn’t those rocky bumpy tracks worsen...

Walter, didn’t those rocky bumpy tracks worsen your rib problem? I wouldn’t like to ride over those stones in your condition. On the other hand, such temperatures must have been terrible for the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2011, 01:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,520
Posted By macarron
Great trip, no doubt. The Van Vans are amazing....

Great trip, no doubt. The Van Vans are amazing. Thanks for the Mapsource pics, they are very helpful.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-01-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,878
Posted By macarron
Thanks for all the info. Willing to visit those...

Thanks for all the info. Willing to visit those tracks, probably next summer.
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 24,191
Views: 4,138,256
Posted By macarron
Originally Posted by djadams ...

Originally Posted by djadams http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/images/buttons/viewpost.png (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=16420745#post16420745) ...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2011, 03:12 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 220,140
Posted By macarron
I like your fun spirit and the way you combine...

I like your fun spirit and the way you combine pure enduros and trail bikes in your rides. And the landscape of Turkey mountains is great!
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2011, 02:58 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 275,812
Posted By macarron
Wow, what a big tank. Is a truly Acerbis one or...

Wow, what a big tank. Is a truly Acerbis one or maybe it is actually a Safari?
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 275,812
Posted By macarron
Spanish Pyrinees, last April. ...

Spanish Pyrinees, last April.

http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv18/macarroncio/sp2.jpghttp://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv18/macarroncio/sp1.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 53,577
Posted By macarron
Most people would agree that the broken plate...

Most people would agree that the broken plate absolutely deserved the fine, the traffic policeman was, as you said, surprisingly nice and sympathetic to your situation. You were very very lucky.
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