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Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,462
Posted By Don T
Great RR - thanks for sharing :clap

Great RR - thanks for sharing :clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 91,508
Posted By Don T
I think I have found a way for you to stay longer...

I think I have found a way for you to stay longer in the EU - without getting married :deal

PM sent...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
Thank you for the positive feedback guys :norton ...

Thank you for the positive feedback guys :norton




Unless you plan to come back to Romania again another time I will recommend that you do both the Transalpine and the Transfagarasan. It's two...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 91,508
Posted By Don T
It's good to have you back with a live RR. ...

It's good to have you back with a live RR.

Regarding North Cape/northern Scandinavia:
Time is running out for you this year, unless your enjoy riding in really cold and likely wet weather....
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 91,508
Posted By Don T
I have been looking forward to this RR since you...

I have been looking forward to this RR since you announced your plans to continue your journey in Europe.

I'm in :clap
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 43,285
Posted By Don T
You will be disappointed :cry It will be...

You will be disappointed :cry

It will be based on the MT07 which weighs 400 lbs wet and has 75 HP.
I can't see how they can make an adventure style bike lighter than a stripped down naked bike...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
Wink The pictures are back.

I just discovered that I had hit the bandwidth limit on my free photobucket account resulting in the pictures not showing.
I've now upgraded my account and the pictures are back.

Thank you all...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
Since my girlfriend left for work in the morning...

Since my girlfriend left for work in the morning I've use the day to get settled in - unpacking, washing clothes, checking mail etc.
The V-Strom have also been washed and later tonight I'll service...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
Soon I'll make a "back home" post with...

Soon I'll make a "back home" post with facts/stats and other stuff.
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
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Nürnberg, Germany – Vordingborg,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
27<sup>th</sup> of July: Duino Aurisina,...

27<sup>th</sup> of July:
Duino Aurisina, Italy – Nürnberg, Germany – 651 km.

It was drizzling on and off while I had a nice breakfast on the patio of the B&B (very nice place by the way)....
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
Border guards and custom officers apparently have...

Border guards and custom officers apparently have all the time in the world :puke1

Besides that there are no problems as long as you (as an EU citizen) brings your passport, original papers on...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
Thank you. I passed through Lithuania back...

Thank you.

I passed through Lithuania back in 2004 when I did a ride anti clockwise around the Baltic Sea. That was the year the Baltic countries (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania) joined the EU and I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
Thanks. I'm trying to keep the text part...

Thanks.

I'm trying to keep the text part short as updating the RR otherwise would take up too much time. As it is every update still takes me about 2 hours (sorting/editing/uploading pictures and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
Thanks. I'm glad that you enjoy the pictures as...

Thanks. I'm glad that you enjoy the pictures as there are a lot of them :D
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
It's always nice to be preparing the next trip...

It's always nice to be preparing the next trip :norton

Regarding the land mines you should ask one of the inmates who lives in the area - Gliga comes to mind...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
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<!--><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:RelyOnVML/> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> 26<sup>th</sup> of July:
Stanici, Croatia – Duino Aurisina, Italy – 620 km....
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
25<sup>th</sup> of July: Zelengora Mountain,...

25<sup>th</sup> of July:
Zelengora Mountain, Bosnia – Stanici, Croatia – 306 km.

I woke at first light and went for a walk in the area. It was a beautiful morning. I took a different route down...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
Thanks I appreciate it.

Thanks I appreciate it.
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
More is coming tonight. I've just been too busy...

More is coming tonight. I've just been too busy riding and enjoying life :norton

Say hello to Pia from me.
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
You would have loved it! The 690 would have...

You would have loved it!
The 690 would have been perfect for the area where I camped in the wild :evil
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
24<sup>th</sup> of July: Zlatibor, Serbia –...

24<sup>th</sup> of July:
Zlatibor, Serbia – Zelengora Mountain, Bosnia – 374 km.

The weather was nice in the morning and I was soon back on the road. Nice riding from the word go. After...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
23<sup>rd</sup> of July: Turnu Ruieni,...

23<sup>rd</sup> of July:
Turnu Ruieni, Romania – Zlatibor, Serbia – 456 km.

Last night didn’t end up as relaxing as I had expected. It turned out the village fęte was a 2 day event…
I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 76,084
Posted By Don T
Thanks Gliga. Just in time before I shut...

Thanks Gliga.

Just in time before I shut down the computer and go to bed - and I'll probably need it tomorrow :norton
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 76,084
Posted By Don T
Hello Gliga. Too bad you had to work today...

Hello Gliga.

Too bad you had to work today :norton
Could you please show me the location of that lake on Google maps?

Cheers
Tonny
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
22<sup>nd</sup> of July: Turnu...

22<sup>nd</sup> of July:
Turnu Ruieni/Caransebes, Rumania – 10 km (on foot).

When I went to bed last night my plan was to continue my journey in the morning. Plans change.
In the morning I was...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
Thank you. This is the first time I'm...

Thank you.

This is the first time I'm spending time on 2 wheels in Eastern Europe (participating in the EnduroMania excepted).
This is really an overlook part of Europe for many riders. It's very...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
21<sup>st</sup> of July: Corbeni, Rumania –...

21<sup>st</sup> of July:
Corbeni, Rumania – Turnu Ruieni, Rumania – 456 km.

At breakfast I shared a table with two guys from New Zealand. They had done The Transfagarasan the day before...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
Thank you for the replies it's nice to get some...

Thank you for the replies it's nice to get some feedback.

It took me leaving the country for my girlfriend to make her first post on Advrider :rofl

Saso >
You have something to look forward...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
20<sup>th</sup> of July: Durau, Romania –...

20<sup>th</sup> of July:
Durau, Romania – Corbeni, Romania – 435 km.

I got up early and started the day with a walk in the woods before breakfast. At 8.15 I was back on the road following Lake...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
19<sup>th</sup> of July: Nyiregyháza, Hungary –...

19<sup>th</sup> of July:
Nyiregyháza, Hungary – Durau, Romania – 508 km.

The day started flat and fast heading east out of Hungary. It was still late morning when I crossed the border to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
I'm sorry that a few of the pictures are lying...

I'm sorry that a few of the pictures are lying down.
For some reason i can't fix it now - I'll try later...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
18<sup>th</sup> of July: Rzeszów, Poland –...

18<sup>th</sup> of July:
Rzeszów, Poland – Nyiregyháza, Hungary – 292 km.

For some reason it was difficult to get out of bed in the morning.
After a good breakfast burrito, a lot of orange juice...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
17<sup>th</sup> of July: Liberec, Czech...

17<sup>th</sup> of July:
Liberec, Czech Republic – Rzeszów, Poland – 622 km.

It was still early when I got up. I had some bread, sheep cheese and coffee with Bigboy and his dad before...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
16<sup>th</sup> of July: Vordingborg, Denmark –...

16<sup>th</sup> of July:
Vordingborg, Denmark – Liberec, Czech Republic – 781 km.

I managed to get some sleep during the night so I felt great when I hit the road just before 8 am.
Prior to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By Don T
I visited England and Ireland last year. Maybe...

I visited England and Ireland last year.
Maybe you can find some inspiration in my RR: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=907520

Bon Voyage
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,319
Posted By Don T
Cool2 Wanderlust, vacation and a V-Strom – heading out to explore Southeast Europe.

Right now I'm at work - for the last time in a month :)
When I left for work this morning it was on a bike packed and ready for vacation.
The bike is now parked in the garage next to the...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-13-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 64,262
Posted By Don T
Welcome to Europe Dennis. - and get well soon.

Welcome to Europe Dennis.
- and get well soon.
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 43,285
Posted By Don T
Don't hold your breath. I'm sure that we'll get...

Don't hold your breath.
I'm sure that we'll get a 689cc like the MT07 and the modifications only will involve mapping and maybe cams and valves.
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 43,285
Posted By Don T
I have an acquaintance who owns and run a Yamaha...

I have an acquaintance who owns and run a Yamaha dealership.
At a Yamaha Scandinavia meeting a few month back he was informed that Yamaha will launch a new Tenere later this year. It will have a...
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