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Forum: Europe Today, 07:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,235
Posted By ChubbyThumper
You've a great way with the words Jim. Well...

You've a great way with the words Jim.
Well done to all of you.
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By ChubbyThumper
And on to the 258 which had been recommended by...

And on to the 258 which had been recommended by Liv. There is a shorter route but its via a long tunnel and I was here for the scenery…
Turn off just before the tunnel avoiding the hotel which has...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Olden ...

Olden

http://chubbypix.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Road-run-Norway-2014/Roadrun-Norway/i-tgQQgsQ/0/X2/D3%20olden%20cabins_5507-X2.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Thanks Brian and Jim. Getting near the top now...

Thanks Brian and Jim. Getting near the top now from Aurland over to Laerdal



...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By ChubbyThumper
I kept costs down by bringing a lot of my own...

I kept costs down by bringing a lot of my own food (MREs, rice, cous cous) and buying basics like eggs tinned fish and crispbread in the co-op. Fuel is more expensive than UK/Ireland you can google...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Øvre Årdal isn't that near Jotunheimen park? I...

Øvre Årdal isn't that near Jotunheimen park? I remember lots of hairpins near there.Have a good time :D

Thanks you for the positive comments I am at home in Ireland now writing up this RR.
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Next day I hung around Flam for a while then rode...

Next day I hung around Flam for a while then rode to Aurland and up over a mountain to Laerdal. This is only 20 odd miles but it took me all morning as the scenery is spectacular.<?xml:namespace...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,234
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Enjoying this Gav

Enjoying this Gav
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Heading along Route 50 Gol towards...

Heading along Route 50 Gol towards Flam.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
These feckers are fearless and simply refuse to move unless given a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Next morning. Liv Baljisten had given me a...

Next morning.

Liv Baljisten had given me a very useful map book with gravel roads marked in highlighter by her boyfriend Knut. I went up route 51 about 8 mls and turned off onto the gravel for...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Thinking of Norway?

640KTM to the Lofoten islands, Norway.

My holiday started on the Saturday night. A party held by one of the young girls in work, Unfortunately I had to leave early to catch the 01.30 am bus to...
Forum: Europe 06-05-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,976
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Great stuff Ela, well up to your usual high...

Great stuff Ela, well up to your usual high standard :clap:clap
Forum: Europe 01-13-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 952
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Good run Bob, hope you are keeping well.

Good run Bob, hope you are keeping well.
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,102
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Most enjoyable , thanks. The scottish roads seem...

Most enjoyable , thanks. The scottish roads seem to be extremely "grippy" possibly for the winter conditions. You are not the first person to scrub off a tyre in those parts.
I also thought you were...
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,641
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Great report Nic thanks. what did your...

Great report Nic thanks.

what did your friend on the 640 think of the rallye bash plate? (meca?)
next time I'll go on my 640....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-13-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 40,697
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Achill Is.,County Mayo

A brief two day visit to Achill on DR800 and KTM950s.

The deserted village and an easy trail to Keem beach

http://chubbypix.smugmug.com/History/Historic-locations/Ireland/i-s6DLSxk/0/L/a3-L.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-13-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,135
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Good read, thanks for posting

Good read, thanks for posting
Forum: Europe 05-25-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,431
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Look forward to doing it all again next year. ...

Look forward to doing it all again next year.
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Magnon

I think thats the bit we were hoping to read Charles. Here you are leading the posse into Rocmadour
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Forum: Europe 05-21-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,134
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Great read matt, thanks for making the time and...

Great read matt, thanks for making the time and effort to complete. Good to meet you in France
Forum: Europe 05-21-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,431
Posted By ChubbyThumper
many thanks to Magnon for a great event and Gazz...

many thanks to Magnon for a great event and Gazz for leading our group. My first time in Dordogne on a trailie and hoping to return
...
Forum: Europe 05-08-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By ChubbyThumper
you got a great day for it Steve, who took the...

you got a great day for it Steve, who took the pics?
Forum: Europe 05-04-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 703
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Good run Bob :wave

Good run Bob :wave
Forum: Europe 04-13-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Think you've hit the nail on the head when you...

Think you've hit the nail on the head when you said "plagiarising". The March moon is an established, successful event usually held as close to the spring equinox as possible and has SFA to do with...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-13-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 40,697
Posted By ChubbyThumper
An unexcpectedly heavy "spring" snowfall this year

County Antrim

http://chubbypix.smugmug.com/History/Historic-locations/Ireland/i-8LdXgq9/0/L/P1120152-L.jpg...
Forum: Europe 02-20-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,431
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Leave approved in work, please confirm me :pope:

Leave approved in work, please confirm me :pope:
Forum: Europe 02-04-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,850
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Nice run Bob. What size is your Suzuki? By the...

Nice run Bob. What size is your Suzuki? By the time I got back from taking the dog out just couldn't be arsed doing it all again on a bike

Ten inches in the local forestry was a bit tricky for the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 15,633
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Thank you Shunt and Frey Its good to see some...

Thank you Shunt and Frey Its good to see some life still in the old thread. If you are thinking of the Alps I wouldn't leave home without this book

:deal :rickyMotorcycle journeys through the...
Forum: Europe 01-14-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,418
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Sorry I missed this Ela, hope you had a good...

Sorry I missed this Ela, hope you had a good birthday. :rilla:rilla
Forum: Racing 01-08-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 26,696
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Good attitude Si, where's the pics llew? :lurk

Good attitude Si, where's the pics llew? :lurk
Forum: Racing 12-31-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 26,696
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Great thread, keep it up. Best of luck to Si ...

Great thread, keep it up. Best of luck to Si :clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-16-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,506
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Erg Chebbi, Morocco ...

Erg Chebbi, Morocco

http://chubbypix.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/RR/Maroc-2012/i-wh5rB6D/0/L/IMG_0172-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 28,553
Posted By ChubbyThumper
I brought a rotopax mounted on the pannier rack....

I brought a rotopax mounted on the pannier rack. I never needed it but would do the same again just for peace of mind and in case you do more offroad than we did.

One thing to bear in mind is that...
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,230
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Certainly different! enjoyed that :clap:clap

Certainly different! enjoyed that :clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 28,553
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Coming along nicely Gav. Not much to see in...

Coming along nicely Gav.

Not much to see in Midelt, it just happens to be in the middle of a great riding area. The view from my hotel window at sunset. Nice and handy to the mosque for a wake up...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-04-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3,020
Views: 759,540
Posted By ChubbyThumper
http://chubbypix.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/RR/Maroc-...

http://chubbypix.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/RR/Maroc-2012/i-gM8PJzP/0/L/IMG_9773-L.jpg (http://chubbypix.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/RR/Maroc-2012/26044819_8M2nkb#!i=2164288170&k=gM8PJzP&lb=1&s=A)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-04-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10,124
Views: 3,221,481
Posted By ChubbyThumper
http://chubbypix.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/RR/Maroc-...

http://chubbypix.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/RR/Maroc-2012/i-QcWMZhQ/0/L/kitties%20and%20camels-L.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-04-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2,668
Views: 353,598
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Morocco 2012

http://chubbypix.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/RR/Maroc-2012/i-zDpdnHd/0/L/IMG_9684-L.jpg (http://chubbypix.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/RR/Maroc-2012/26044819_8M2nkb#!i=2184259541&k=zDpdnHd&lb=1&s=A)

Midelt...
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,679
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Have a good trip.will be keeping an eye on this rr

Have a good trip.will be keeping an eye on this rr
Forum: Orange Crush 11-02-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18,819
Views: 7,606,830
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Thank you, the guy said the blue ones were his...

Thank you, the guy said the blue ones were his favourites
Forum: Orange Crush 11-01-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18,819
Views: 7,606,830
Posted By ChubbyThumper
Erg Chebbi, Maroc 2012 ...

Erg Chebbi, Maroc 2012

http://chubbypix.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/RR/Maroc-2012/i-DrrcwJn/0/L/IMG_0153-L.jpg...
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