ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 351
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: duibhceK
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
Day 17 - Tuesday June 24 - Tara Grab (MNE) to Orlovačko Jezero (BIH)

Day 17 - Tuesday June 24 - Tara Grab (MNE) to Orlovačko Jezero (BIH)

The morning starts of nice and sunny again. I have another look at my luggage rack. The bolt I found in the cook's shed is...
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
This guy wasn't really bothering anyone. I think...

This guy wasn't really bothering anyone. I think he was just looking for a quiet spot on the warm concrete. So we just let him to it.




That's indeed still a good amount of snow. Of course, a...
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
Day 16 - Monday June 23 - Zekova Glava (MNE) to Tara Grab (MNE)

From Biogradsko Jezero we follow Tara canyon again, towards Žabljak, in the opposite direction we rode it last week. But this time the weather is a whole lot better. making the views all the more...
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
the weather was definitely a lot nicer in 2013...

the weather was definitely a lot nicer in 2013 than what we suffered this summer. :D
nice pics, btw!
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
Day 16 - Monday June 23 - Zekova Glava (MNE) to Tara Grab (MNE)

Day 16 - Monday June 23 - Zekova Glava (MNE) to Tara Grab (MNE)

The next morning we wake up on the slopes of Zekova Glava mountain to a glorious sun and it is only then that we can appreciate the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
It's an X-Lite 402 GT. I chose it mainly because...

It's an X-Lite 402 GT. I chose it mainly because of the very large field of view it offers. The removable chin guard is a bonus as well, just like the built-in sun visor.
It offers better...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
Day 15 - Sunday June 22 - Lake Shkodra (AL) to Zekova Glava (MNE)

When we reach the border, the contrast between the Albanian post and the Kosovar post couldn't be larger. The Albanian border guard doesn't even bother getting out of his chair in the shade and...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
I have only had the chance to see it from the...

I have only had the chance to see it from the train, but it looks like a very nice region.



Probably because I miss-spelled it. :D
Flammkuchen, a specialty from the Elsass region. Resembles a...
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
It could very well be. This picture was taken not...

It could very well be. This picture was taken not far from the Loreley, which I think isn't too far from Kaub. I was probably enjoying a flamekuchen at the time. :dg
I like Germany, even if only...
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
Day 15 - Sunday June 22 - Lake Shkodra (AL) to Zekova Glava (MNE)

Day 15 - Sunday June 22 - Lake Shkodra (AL) to Zekova Glava (MNE)

We have had some awesome riding so far. But we are also again behind on schedule, due to the rain at Rikavačko and the flat...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
There are still a number of areas that haven't...

There are still a number of areas that haven't been fully cleared of land mines. But it is not as bad as it may seem, at least not if you are just traveling through. For the locals I can image it is...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 5,481
Views: 665,895
Posted By duibhceK
Mine are exactly like yours. I haven't done...

Mine are exactly like yours. I haven't done anything to the front yet, but I did set the rebound to the softest position in the rear, which was already an improvement. But compression in the rear...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5,481
Views: 665,895
Posted By duibhceK
a lot of the posts on the cooling system over at...

a lot of the posts on the cooling system over at CH are about air pockets in the system, causing the symptoms you are experiencing. Do a search at CH on burping the system before you start investing...
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
Day 14 - Saturday June 21 - Lake Shkodra (AL) to Lake Shkodra (AL)

Day 14 - Saturday June 21 - Lake Shkodra (AL) to Lake Shkodra (AL)

So, the plan that we made yesterday was pretty ambitious. If we were to make it we had to get on the road early. Getting back to...
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
Day 13 - Friday June 20 - Eko Katun Stavna (MNE) to Lake Shkodra (AL)

What was a bumpy gravel trail has turned into a very well maintained wide gravel road here. It looks like it is being prepared for tarmacking. Not much further I suddenly feel my rear wheel behaving...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5,481
Views: 665,895
Posted By duibhceK
I went for a cork from an old port bottle. :1drink

I went for a cork from an old port bottle. :1drink
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
Day 13 - Friday June 20 - Eko Katun Stavna (MNE) to Lake Shkodra (AL)

Day 13 - Friday June 20 - Eko Katun Stavna (MNE) to Lake Shkodra (AL)

When we arrived at Stavna yesterday we had no idea what the views on the surrounding mountains looked like. Everything was...
Forum: Europe 11-06-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By duibhceK
There's a RAD shop in Nivelles. But I think they...

There's a RAD shop in Nivelles. But I think they no longer stock Airoh. Plenty of other choices though.
http://www.rad.eu/shop.aspx?shopid=3

To be honest, I have seen fewer and fewer of the...
Forum: Europe 11-04-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By duibhceK
Don't, it's ours... :D Seriously though. The...

Don't, it's ours... :D

Seriously though. The WWI sights mentioned already are pretty interesting if you're into that kind of thing.
If you're more of an engineering type, there's a pretty cool...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
ah, is that what it looks like without it being...

ah, is that what it looks like without it being covered in clouds and mist? :D

Yes, that's the one. We were in the last cabin all the way in the back. The front building houses the restaurant....
Forum: Europe 11-02-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,121
Posted By duibhceK
for a moment there I feared this was going to be...

for a moment there I feared this was going to be a sparsely illustrated book of bollocks, but luckily Matt realized in time we're not all literate enough to wade through paragraphs and paragraphs of...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
Day 12 - Thursday June 19 - Podgorica (MNE) to Eko Katun Stavna (MNE)

Thanks, feedback and comments are always appreciated. We're only just over halfway, so there is plenty more to come!

Day 12 - Thursday June 19 - Podgorica (MNE) to Eko Katun Stavna (MNE)
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
Day 11 - Wednesday June 18 - Budva (MNE) to Podgorica (MNE)

Day 11 - Wednesday June 18 - Budva (MNE) to Podgorica (MNE)

We wake up early when it stops raining at last. It hasn't stopped raining since the evening and during the night a coupe of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5,481
Views: 665,895
Posted By duibhceK
Absolutely! I am a young god, a toned and fit...

Absolutely! I am a young god, a toned and fit adonis. Now all that remains is to convince my own body of it :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5,481
Views: 665,895
Posted By duibhceK
I haven't put it on the scales. But that weight...

I haven't put it on the scales. But that weight sounds realistic. Besides, with the tank under the seat the center of gravity is pretty low, so the bike feels a lot lighter than it is.
I'd say it...
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,048
Posted By duibhceK
can't argue with these comments, great RR! ...

can't argue with these comments, great RR!
thanks for sharing.
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5,481
Views: 665,895
Posted By duibhceK
I've used one of these for many years: ...

I've used one of these for many years:
http://www.pacsafe.com/retractasafe-100-retractable-cable-lock-3.html
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
Day 10 - Tuesday June 17 - Monastir Morača (MNE) to Budva (MNE)

So we're at this little river crossing.
http://destinationworld.smugmug.com/Back-to-the-Balkans-2014/i-mwgVkhC/1/L/IMG_1109-L.jpg

It doesn't look too deep at first sight, but the water is flowing...
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
It is definitely a beautiful track. And to be...

It is definitely a beautiful track. And to be honest, it would be a lot easier in a dryer period. But on the other hand the extra effort only adds to the feeling of accomplishment when you're...
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
Day 10 - Tuesday June 17 - Monastir Morača (MNE) to Budva (MNE)

Day 10 - Tuesday June 17 - Monastir Morača (MNE) to Budva (MNE)

Last night we had spoken to Miljan about our plans for today, about riding to Nikšić and then on to the coast. He told us that we...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
Day 9 - Monday June 16 - Tara Grab (MNE) to Monastir Morača (MNE)

Just before we ride into Kolašin it starts raining again. Our next track starts near the Morača monastery and should take us to Nikšić, but with the current time of day and the weather as it is we...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
Day 9 - Monday June 16 - Tara Grab (MNE) to Monastir Morača (MNE)

That would certainly have an enormous impact on the landscape around the Neretva river. On the other hand like most of Montenegro, this part of Bosnia offers ideal opportunities for hydro and wind...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5,481
Views: 665,895
Posted By duibhceK
That looks like it will put out a lot of light...

That looks like it will put out a lot of light :thumb
For being seen by other traffic though, I still prefer a setup with 2 lights spaced wide apart. Many safety studies have shown that people...
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
Day 8 - saturday June 15 - Tara Grab (MNE)

Day 8 - Sunday June 15 - Tara Grab (MNE)

The crew at Tara Grab really are a great bunch. I don't usually pick up easily on that kind of stuff, but on this occasion the time we spent at the bar...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5,481
Views: 665,895
Posted By duibhceK
This is the best I have: ...

This is the best I have:
http://destinationworld.smugmug.com/Back-to-the-Balkans-2014/i-6LsqpCT/1/L/FILE0439-L.jpg

I just got some L-profiles at the hardware store, cut them to size and spray...
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 80,368
Posted By duibhceK
From experience, I can assure you, you'll be...

From experience, I can assure you, you'll be impressed. :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 5,481
Views: 665,895
Posted By duibhceK
I mounted them on the hand guard brackets. It...

I mounted them on the hand guard brackets. It allows you to put them far apart and better noticeable for other traffic.
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By duibhceK
Great to see a lot of the cols again that I've...

Great to see a lot of the cols again that I've done as well over the course of the years.
Thanks for posting!

I've never been on the Aubisque though without it looking something like this:...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,944
Posted By duibhceK
Day 7 - saturday June 14 - Boračko jezero (BIH) to Tara Canyon (MNE)

The final stretch towards Nevesinje the road turns into tarmac again. The scenery is still pretty nice and the clouds are breaking up as well. Things are looking up again. Except for these little...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,224
Posted By duibhceK
This RR just keeps getting more and more...

This RR just keeps getting more and more inspiring.
keep up the good work HF! :ear
Showing results 1 to 40 of 351

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 09:59 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014