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Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 01:56 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Was that a Laifan (spelling) Ed?

Was that a Laifan (spelling) Ed?
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2015, 04:52 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
The Prisoner village still exists. Portmeirion,...

The Prisoner village still exists. Portmeirion, Wales, UK. Rumour has it that the balloon still hunts unsuspecting tourists that venture onto the beach.
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2015, 04:22 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Ed, from what I have heard, while it is still...

Ed, from what I have heard, while it is still possible to get a visa at the moment, the Russians are requiring you to give a details itinerary (all towns and route between) and that you have to stick...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 08:34 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
I was there this year. Don't get your hopes up...

I was there this year. Don't get your hopes up and make sure you do not visit over a weekend. Its tourist central ! Transfig that is.
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 05:39 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Atyrau-Aktobe

I did that road, but in the other direction, in 2012. Stayed on the potholed road though and completed the journey in 14.5 very hard hours, rupturing my auxilliary fuel tank. ADV Blog here...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 01:14 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
:deal

:deal
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 12:33 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Damn...bit late notice to arrange a 'business'...

Damn...bit late notice to arrange a 'business' trip to our other data centre in Munich. Still, will catch you later in Croatia end August.

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Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 9,879
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Posted By mikecbrxx
If you get hold of the wiring diagram you will...

If you get hold of the wiring diagram you will see that there is already a load relief relay wired into the wiring for the lights.

The load going through the switch should not be an issue.

I...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 11:44 PM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Europe

Hi Gene

We are planning to ride in that area (Croatia on down to Montenegro) in August/September time so I hope we can meet up.

Don't forget, there is a bed available in The Hague when/If you...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2014, 05:55 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Hard decision

Depending on your plans in Europe, you may also want to think about whether is would be cheaper to sell your bikes locally and buy a couple bikes in Europe, taking your gear as excess baggage.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2014, 04:35 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
I think you may be travelling solo again ! ...

I think you may be travelling solo again !

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Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2014, 05:18 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
[QUOTE=lightcycle;24271768] Just for the...

[QUOTE=lightcycle;24271768]

Just for the record, I am Pro-Booby... :evil
[ /QUOTE]

Even the ones you have to stay 4 feet from? Not withstanding a court order!


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Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7,446
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Eat work sleep repeat x60 Travel x365 Worth...

Eat work sleep repeat x60
Travel x365
Worth it!

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Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2014, 11:45 PM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Choice

Hi Ed. For what its worth, I think you made the right choice in going to Alaska. 20+ years ago I had the opportunity to join an Icelandic fishing boat working off Greenland....and passed the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2014, 09:37 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Following on from this, I just saw this ...

Following on from this, I just saw this

http://www.sott.net/article/277104-Russia-and-China-announce-decoupling-trade-from-Dollar-The-End-for-the-USA-is-nigh%E2%80%8F

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Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 10:46 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Its been done! They sent back a photo of some...

Its been done! They sent back a photo of some handcuffs.....

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Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 08:04 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Custom X-challenge.....nice ! Pity about the...

Custom X-challenge.....nice ! Pity about the stock suspension unit. Could do with an upgrade.
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2014, 12:24 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
....and here are a few more from Walter

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=519357

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=533442

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=545121
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2014, 12:29 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Unfortunately, dream on. You can add another...

Unfortunately, dream on. You can add another couple years to that to see them settled and financially independent:ddog
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2014, 12:53 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Cracked me up.:rofl I don't think there is a...

Cracked me up.:rofl I don't think there is a married man out there who hasn't been abused in this way by their spouse!:deal
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2014, 12:47 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
x mile high

If ur going to start measuring things:eek1 isn't the mile high club actually the 7 mile high club these days :deal
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2013, 10:59 PM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
SE Asia

Lalo

If you haven't found it yet, get in contact with these people....the guy who started this organisation (David Unkovich - Aussie) also developed bike trail maps of North Thailand that you can...
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2013, 07:24 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Damn....thats what I was going to do :evil

Damn....thats what I was going to do :evil
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2013, 11:12 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
He didn't get up because he was shot twice by a...

He didn't get up because he was shot twice by a police officer. Died later.


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Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2013, 10:47 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Actually, on the Thai side of the border, though...

Actually, on the Thai side of the border, though only just. Let me know if/when you have plans to be in north Thailand.


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Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2013, 08:32 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Hi Lalo To be honest, I wouldn't go this...

Hi Lalo

To be honest, I wouldn't go this route at all.

I would suggest getting an imported 125 from China or some other place like that.... probably second hand but a new one would only cost...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2013, 11:26 PM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
If you want a great engine guard that protects...

If you want a great engine guard that protects the cases, take a look at Sheffelmier metal in Germany. Not sure what the shipping cost to the States would be though.

Mikecbrxx on the move.....
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 1,572,690
Posted By mikecbrxx
Hi Been following your thread for a while...

Hi

Been following your thread for a while now, and really enjoying it.

When/If you come over to Europe, there are plenty of inmates here who will gladly put you up and provide advice on what...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2013, 11:38 PM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Im on Tapatalk 4 too. I just press the star at...

Im on Tapatalk 4 too. I just press the star at the top of screen so its yellow. I tjink that's all you need to do.


Mikecbrxx on the move.....
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 12:36 PM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
The g650 gs lever fits....or at least one of them...

The g650 gs lever fits....or at least one of them does. Can't remember if its the pre or post 2006 model. Mild steel and bends easily. Also its a different shape so can be set up one spline for ease...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 7,446
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Asked and answered :deal:freaky

Asked and answered :deal:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2013, 11:12 PM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Thats a real pity Lalo. At least try to get to...

Thats a real pity Lalo. At least try to get to Tromso before you turn east. Don't judge the weather on the mainland from that on Lofoten. It is an Island after all.

The BMW dealer closes for 1...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2013, 09:06 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
There is a motorcycle club in Harstad on the...

There is a motorcycle club in Harstad on the Lofoten Islands.....its the main town. Contact page with phone numbers is here... (http://www.harstadmc.no/).
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2013, 08:54 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Tyres

Lalo, there is at least 1 motorcycle dealer in Tromso. Biking is very popular in Norway, even in the north. I will take a look and see what I can find..... price wise.
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2013, 08:44 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Nope....that one is free...or was in 2009.

Nope....that one is free...or was in 2009.
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2013, 11:32 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
The longest one I know of, which is near your...

The longest one I know of, which is near your route though behind you now, is 27 kms.

Glad your starting to feel better!
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5,745
Views: 1,218,110
Posted By mikecbrxx
Before you do that look at the pdm60 from rowe...

Before you do that look at the pdm60 from rowe electronics.....available at nippy normans (http://www.nippynormans.com/products/f650stcsgsdakar/item/pdm60-power-distribution-module-row-pdm60) in the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 116,606
Posted By mikecbrxx
Brooklands

Hi Doogle. While you are in the southern part of the UK , Brooklands is well worth a visit. Its the worlds first purpose built motor racing circuit and part of the original track is still there. The...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 7,446
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Nordkapp

Lalo

Sent you a couple PM's about Norway, but just looked at the Nordkapp site (http://www.visitnordkapp.net/en/nordkapp/opening-hours-and-prices) and it appears you should get there before 1st...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7,446
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Mosel winery

If you haven't already passed it, there is a very nice small winery in Pommern on the Mosel: Leo Fuchs. (http://www.leo-fuchs.de/LF/)
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