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Forum: Day Trippin' 04-01-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By mhpr262
Lol, thanks for digging out my old ride report. ...

Lol, thanks for digging out my old ride report.

I always felt irrationally miffed about this one because I only got one response :lol3

Regarding the change of bike, it's not really worth it to...
Forum: Europe 03-19-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By mhpr262
Saturday should be good, most german restaurants...

Saturday should be good, most german restaurants and cafés are closed on one day during the week because they are all open on Sunday, so the waitstaff get their break. Usually it's on Monday or...
Forum: Europe 03-19-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By mhpr262
Saturday should be good, most german restaurants...

Saturday should be good, most german restaurants and cafés are closed on one day during the week because they are all open on Sunday, so the waitstaff get their break. Usually it's on Monday or...
Forum: Europe 03-17-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By mhpr262
WTF Why can't I edit my post? Weird. Anyway...

WTF Why can't I edit my post? Weird.

Anyway here is the Festival link I forgot:

http://www.bergwelt-suedschwarzwald.de/de/kultur/kirschtorte.php

Look at the "Ergebnisse Profis" links, the...
Forum: Europe 03-17-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By mhpr262
If you can go a bit earlier you could attend the...

If you can go a bit earlier you could attend the biannual Schwarzwälder Kirschtorten Championship in Todtnauberg, May 6th 2014.

Gold medal winner in 2010 was Nicole Speidel, who works in the Café...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,520
Posted By mhpr262
real motorcycle air conditioning has arrived

Check out this new piece of gear:

http://www.gizmag.com/entrosys-motorcycle-airconditioner-review/30585/

$1500 isn't exactly cheap though, but if it means making the thee or four months of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,438
Posted By mhpr262
:thwak jeez how can a guy on a motorcycle...

:thwak

jeez how can a guy on a motorcycle forum not know a 916?
Forum: Face plant 11-29-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 19,994
Posted By mhpr262
I have had two accidents in my riding career so...

I have had two accidents in my riding career so far - one lowside and once slammed into the side of a car that had been signalling left and then turned right as I passes on the right - and both times...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,075
Posted By mhpr262
Have you ever actually ridden a Street Glide?...

Have you ever actually ridden a Street Glide? Might be you'll be cured of your unwholesome lusts after that.
Forum: Face plant 09-20-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,249
Posted By mhpr262
Not sure if I get this right ... you mean you and...

Not sure if I get this right ... you mean you and the cager were coming "up" from the vertical part of the T and the motorcyclist was coming from the right hand, horizontal part and tried to turn...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 7,828
Views: 1,576,925
Posted By mhpr262
it has? I have yet to see one ... :huh

it has? I have yet to see one ... :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 28,474
Posted By mhpr262
Going to jail for FIVE YEARS or even ONE YEAR for...

Going to jail for FIVE YEARS or even ONE YEAR for a wheelie??? :eek1:eek1:eek1

Wow, that is insane ... or some lawmaker has a brother in law who owns one of those private jails ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 27,446
Views: 6,545,027
Posted By mhpr262
He probably just tipped over because he was...

He probably just tipped over because he was carrying only ONE gun concealed under his jacket and upset his weight distribution. If he had been dual wielding he would have stayed balanced. There is a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,460
Posted By mhpr262
Especially the ones who bought a Hayabusa or a...

Especially the ones who bought a Hayabusa or a GSXR 1000 ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 27,446
Views: 6,545,027
Posted By mhpr262
Ten times?:eek1 I was stung once in the neck the...

Ten times?:eek1 I was stung once in the neck the day before yesterday, hurt like hell and half of my face and neck was (and still is) grotesquely swollen.

I was doing around 60mph and saw the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 33,743
Posted By mhpr262
There are some bikes that make seem this not so...

There are some bikes that make seem this not so far from the truth as one would think, however.

Some years ago when they first came out I test rode an Aprilia Shiver 750, and that bike had a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 33,743
Posted By mhpr262
Exactly ... carbs seen simpler and more rugged,...

Exactly ... carbs seen simpler and more rugged, but in the vast majority of cases it is they that give the owner more trouble, not FI.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 25,752
Posted By mhpr262
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,519
Posted By mhpr262
How about getting training AND proper gear??? I...

How about getting training AND proper gear??? I bet a lot of Harley riders and squids have NEITHER.

Proper training is NOT a replacement for gear, if that was what your post was about.

BTW I...
Forum: EMEA 08-19-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By mhpr262
The Czech Republic is very nice. I have done two...

The Czech Republic is very nice. I have done two trips there already, with two ride reports see my sig). Great food, great beer, great scenery, little traffic, cheap.
Forum: EMEA 08-19-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By mhpr262
That's weird, I have just returned from pretty...

That's weird, I have just returned from pretty much exactly the same trip that you have planned, only in the other direction! :huh

I have done a ride report in the "Day Trippin'" section, titled...
Forum: EMEA 08-19-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 997
Posted By mhpr262
You are welcome to check out my "Dolomites" and...

You are welcome to check out my "Dolomites" and "Three days in the Alps" RRs in my sig. When do you intend to arrive? Summer holiday in bavaria end in exactly three weeks, high season is basically...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By mhpr262
from Gmunden I rode west to the Attersee and...

from Gmunden I rode west to the Attersee and Mondsee:

http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/ff200/mhpr53/Austerlitz%20trip/DSCN1807_zps5a4cc779.jpg
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By mhpr262
A lot of the route to Gmunden took me along the...

A lot of the route to Gmunden took me along the river Enns. Very scenic and obviously super popular among motorcyclists, I think I spent more time waving with my left hand than with it actually on...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By mhpr262
The next part of the trip was possibly the best...

The next part of the trip was possibly the best one, all the more so because it was totally unexpected. Initially I had planned to do a long ride to Zell am See to ride the Großglockner...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By mhpr262
I rode on to Krems, the eastern endpoint of the...

I rode on to Krems, the eastern endpoint of the famous "Wachau", a famous and extremely beautiful stretch between Melk and Krems along the Danube.

In Krems I suddenly felt some nasty rumbling in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By mhpr262
Another view west: ...

Another view west:

http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/ff200/mhpr53/Austerlitz%20trip/DSCN1737_zps368700ae.jpg
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By mhpr262
One more pic before I arrived: ...

One more pic before I arrived:

http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/ff200/mhpr53/Austerlitz%20trip/DSCN1719_zps0be8a2a0.jpg


Here I am finally in Usted u Brno, at the utmost southern tip of the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By mhpr262
I took a short break at the lake near Trebon: ...

I took a short break at the lake near Trebon:

http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/ff200/mhpr53/Austerlitz%20trip/DSCN1689breakatlakeintrebon_zps70ef9ea4.jpg

Some more pictures along the way:
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By mhpr262
A view from the bridge over the city: ...

A view from the bridge over the city:

http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/ff200/mhpr53/Austerlitz%20trip/DSCN1674_zpsacf010ab.jpg

<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/bZmfFNlgvdw"...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By mhpr262
The bridge itself: ...

The bridge itself:

http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/ff200/mhpr53/Austerlitz%20trip/DSCN1651_zps2c75e7b8.jpg

the view to the left:
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By mhpr262
In the evening I walked into the historic city...

In the evening I walked into the historic city centre. First across this covered bridge ...

http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/ff200/mhpr53/Austerlitz%20trip/DSCN1624_zps346fbe2a.jpg

then...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By mhpr262
My destination on the first day was the town of...

My destination on the first day was the town of Cesky Krumlov, an UNESCO world heritage site. I was using a Navi with pretty old maps and had programmed it to direct me over the most scenic routes, A...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By mhpr262
More scenery after I had left the forest: ...

More scenery after I had left the forest:

http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/ff200/mhpr53/Austerlitz%20trip/DSCN1596_zps194e4200.jpg

I didn't take any pictures inside the forest, it was just...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By mhpr262
This time however I had decided to travel right...

This time however I had decided to travel right through the densely forested part of the Bohemian Forest National Park. I rode through two tiny villages - Prasily and Srni. It was easy to tell this...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By mhpr262
Two pics of the landscape and a random village...

Two pics of the landscape and a random village east of Vilshofen:

http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/ff200/mhpr53/Austerlitz%20trip/DSCN1575_zps5a4a30f5.jpg

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By mhpr262
To Austerlitz

I returned from a four day trip to the site of the battle of Austerlitz in the Czech Republic and through some of the most beautiful parts of Austria two days ago. It's been a while since my last...
Forum: Face plant 07-30-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,360
Posted By mhpr262
I would gladly sacrifice my tiered licence system...

I would gladly sacrifice my tiered licence system if I could be sure my government wasn't snooping on everything I write on the internet or say on a phone in exchange. Or your government either ......
Forum: Face plant 07-30-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,006
Posted By mhpr262
Oil is treacherous stuff. Last year a rider was...

Oil is treacherous stuff. Last year a rider was killed here because somebody had thrown a glass bottle full of oil on the road, right in a curve. It was assumed it was some motorcycle hating cager...
Forum: Face plant 07-30-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,360
Posted By mhpr262
We have a system like that in Germany - tiered...

We have a system like that in Germany - tiered licensing (50 hp only for the first two years), manadatory hours spent in the driving school classroom, a very thorough traffic rules theroretical test,...
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