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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 11:56 PM
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Posted By Roam
Day 25 North of Narvik Norway - Alta...

Day 25


North of Narvik Norway - Alta Norway


The day started off cold and misty and got worse as it went on.
Numerous people said that the ride would be boring but the E6 which is the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Day 24 Stamsund Norway - North of Narvik...

Day 24


Stamsund Norway - North of Narvik Norway


As you might imagine things got to a late start today.


At some point late this morning Geir went out and got some groceries for ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Day 23 Glomford Norway – Stamsund Norway...

Day 23


Glomford Norway – Stamsund Norway


Today was the day we all danced in the land of the midnight sun.
Bjomar, Geir, and I continued up the coastal road at a leisurely pace to Bodo...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Day 22 Vik Norway – Glomfjord Norway ...

Day 22


Vik Norway – Glomfjord Norway


The previous day I had confirmed that my Guzzi could go over two hundred miles on a tank of gas so the top priority in the morning was filling up...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Day 21 Trondheim Norway - Vik Norway ...

Day 21


Trondheim Norway - Vik Norway


First let me answer the question that is at the forefront of everyone's minds. The answer is forty-two. (Note to self double check your work)
After...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Day 20 Trondheim Norway I ...

Day 20



Trondheim Norway



I spent the morning trying to find a mechanic to look at my bike. The "Guzzi"/Honda dealer in Trondheim was useless and showed no interest in helping me. He...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Day 19 Charlottenberg Sweden - Trondheim...

Day 19


Charlottenberg Sweden - Trondheim Norway


I spent last night at a campsight trying to diagnose the problem with my bike. While I found plenty of information on Guzzis with starting...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Day 18 Skanes Fagerhult Sweden -...

Day 18


Skanes Fagerhult Sweden - Charlottenberg Sweden


The day started out great with having breakfast at the Ritsy Cafe and having my picture taken for their Facebook page. I said...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Day 17 Copenhagen Denmark - Fagerhult...

Day 17


Copenhagen Denmark - Fagerhult Sweden


I was going to title this post 'Making frineds the Guzzi way' but a better title would be 'Better living through incompetence'.


I went to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Day 16 Copenhagen Denmark I'm...

Day 16


Copenhagen Denmark


I'm glad I decided to spend the day in Copenhagen. It's a very nice city and it really seems dedicated to making the lives of its inhabitants pleasant. The city...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Thanks Martin. If you happen to run across the...

Thanks Martin. If you happen to run across the guy who sold me my Guzzi say hi to him for me then whack him with your shillelagh.
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Day 15 Augustenbork Denmark - Copenhagen...

Day 15
Augustenbork Denmark - Copenhagen Denmark


It was another beautiful day on the road. The Germans told me that Denmark was going to be flat and boring. I think they might have been...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Day 14 Warmsen Germany - Augustenbork...

Day 14


Warmsen Germany - Augustenbork Denmark


After getting packed up I rolled out as early as the previous nights festivities allowed. It was a beautiful day, the bike is running great ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Day 13 KMS Mottorad Warsen & Minden...

Day 13


KMS Mottorad Warsen & Minden Germany


The bike was back together late in the morning. First Achim then I took it out for a test ride and everything checked out fine. No more howling...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Day 12 KMS Mottorade Warmsen Germany ...

Day 12


KMS Mottorade Warmsen Germany


Not much to report today. I mostly hung out around the shop watching my bike being disassembled and trying not to get in the way. Achim's techs took...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Day 11 Amsterdam Holland - Warmsen...

Day 11


Amsterdam Holland - Warmsen Germany


Let get this out of the way first. A few of you have felt the need to point out that the Little Mermaid is not in Amsterdam but in Copenhagen...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Day 10 Veen Netherlands - Amsterdam...

Day 10


Veen Netherlands - Amsterdam Netherlands
Riding through the Dutch countryside is mostly excellent except for the ludicrously low speed limits. I'm convinced they post these low speed ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Day 9 Goeulzin France - Waterloo...

Day 9



Goeulzin France - Waterloo Belgium - Venlo Holland


After leaving Geoulzin I tried to visit yet another old family friend but not having any success I continued making my way east...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Day 8 Le Chateu Colombier - Goeulzin France ...

Day 8

Le Chateu Colombier - Goeulzin France


Today I rode more nice country roads and through more picturesque French towns.


At one point I almost fell asleep going around a turn in some...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Day 7 Carentan - Mount Saint Michel - Le...

Day 7


Carentan - Mount Saint Michel - Le Chateu Colombier


Today was another late start after being up to the wee hours watching Argentina in the World cup match surrounded by folks...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Day 6 Somewhere at Sea to Carentan, France ...

Day 6

Somewhere at Sea to Carentan, France


I had been hoping to update the blog from the ferry since they advertised fee wifi but the connectin was so slow as to be useless. Other than that...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Day 5 Kinsale -> Rosslare -> Somewhere on...

Day 5

Kinsale -> Rosslare -> Somewhere on the water


Today I packed up my bike and bid a fond adieu to the crew at Motofeirme.
I didn't take too many pictures on the ride to Rosslare as I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
This day got to a late start since we were...

This day got to a late start since we were hanging around the fire till past two in the morning. It didn't seem that late since it doesn't get dark till 11pm.
The day also started out particularly...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Probably west through Romania/Moldova. Still a...

Probably west through Romania/Moldova. Still a while away. I haven't even made it to France yet. Thanks for the tips.
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Today was a good day. I got the Guzzi out for a...

Today was a good day. I got the Guzzi out for a 200 mile ride around the countryside of southern Ireland including part of the Ring of Kerry. The countryside is beautiful but the weather goes from...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
The natives are treating me well. They seem to...

The natives are treating me well. They seem to like Americans for some explicable reason.

If I go to Ukraine I would head to Kiev and then Odessa before heading west again.

thanks,
Hugh
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
The major accomplishment today was getting new...

The major accomplishment today was getting new tires for the bike and having them installed. I also got to take the bike out for the first time today and it's quite nice. It feels very small and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
I arrived in Cork this afternoon and though I...

I arrived in Cork this afternoon and though I missed my connecting flight from Heathrow it turned out to be for the best. I really wasn’t sure how I was going to get to the motofeirme ...
Forum: EMEA 07-04-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,331
Posted By Roam
Well I'm on my way. Sorta, actually sitting in...

Well I'm on my way. Sorta, actually sitting in Heathrow since I missed my connecting flight to Ireland. Anyways, thanks for all the help and here's the thread for my trip report.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,688
Posted By Roam
Guzzi Test Ride

Today I'm heading flying out to Ireland to take a test ride on a Moto Guzzi. In order to give the bike and hones test ride I plan on spending two months riding through northern and central Europe.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 12:28 PM
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Views: 7,550,727
Posted By Roam
Drink whiskey neat. You'll piss less and you wont...

Drink whiskey neat. You'll piss less and you wont need to fugly up a nice bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 10:36 AM
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Posted By Roam
That's what they make ugly bikes for. No need to...

That's what they make ugly bikes for. No need to ruin a nice one.

While top boxes are convenient they're about the worst place for luggage.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2014, 01:41 PM
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Posted By Roam
VFR + Top box == FAIL

VFR + Top box == FAIL
Forum: EMEA 06-14-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,331
Posted By Roam
Thanks for the links. I'll be on a Moto...

Thanks for the links.

I'll be on a Moto Guzzi Breva 750. Not suitable for off road but I'm fine with dirt roads.

thanks,
Hugh
Forum: EMEA 06-13-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,331
Posted By Roam
OK, So I've got the motorcycle, the green card...

OK, So I've got the motorcycle, the green card insurance, passport, and drivers license. Are there any other requirements that I'm missing to travel through the EU?


This my basic travel plan:...
Forum: EMEA 06-13-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By Roam
I'm going to respond to you in the other thread I...

I'm going to respond to you in the other thread I started about planning for my trip cooking stove question has been answered. Thanks for your help.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=963055
Forum: EMEA 06-12-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By Roam
GvG, If you have any suggestions for routes...

GvG,

If you have any suggestions for routes through the Low Countries I'd love to have them. Generally I try to avoid major cities but I'll probably pass through Amsterdam.


FT,
Thanks for...
Forum: EMEA 06-11-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By Roam
Thanks for the responses. I contacted Jetboil and...

Thanks for the responses. I contacted Jetboil and they confirmed that I can purchase the fuel in Europe.

I'll be starting my trip in Cork County Ireland and then taking a ferry to Cherbourg. I'll...
Forum: EMEA 06-11-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By Roam
Jetboil / propane cooking stove in Europe.

I was thinking of picking up a Jetboil stove for my upcoming trip to Europe but the salesmen at the store said I wouldn't be able to get a fuel canister for it in Europe. Is this correct?

If it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 31,148
Views: 7,550,727
Posted By Roam
I see he has his lean angle indicator deployed.

I see he has his lean angle indicator deployed.
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