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Forum: Europe 03-01-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,564
Posted By NikiDc
Trans Pyreneaca

Hey fellow riders,

A long time I have been wondering what trip to take this summer.
After a lot of nights watching your trip reports I have dicided to take it up the Pyrenees and do a trans...
Forum: EMEA 02-24-2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,265
Posted By NikiDc
It's perfectly possible! Look on the internet,...

It's perfectly possible! Look on the internet, there is a company who organises this trip, maybe you can find info over there.
I've done it from Sedan until Lyon, like 30 on road 70 offroad.

But...
Forum: Beasts 01-08-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 747,380
Posted By NikiDc
Alps

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-R1LKdvDb8J8/TmNUvig2nBI/AAAAAAAACRc/RNV3yxKT5vM/w417-h314-k/SAM_5931.JPG
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Forum: Europe 10-04-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By NikiDc
Europe by LML

Hey boys and girls,

I'm in need of some help. During the summer of 2012 I want to do a 3 to 4 week trip true Europe. I'll be driving a LML 200 (VESPA). There will be a Blog and a Website so I wont...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By NikiDc
I used Michelin maps and my Garmin Oregon. I...

I used Michelin maps and my Garmin Oregon.

I planned the route at home with an extra help of Google streetview.

If you want I can always mail you the track.
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By NikiDc
French and Italian Hights

Last August I made a trip true the French and Italian Alps using as much dirt as Possible with my W-Strom.
...
Forum: EMEA 06-17-2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By NikiDc
Searching info and tracks for Croatia and Montenegro

In july I will ride around the adriatic. Italy I know verry well but Croatia and Montenegro are new to me. I was thinking of taking the ferry from Bari to Bar. Do I have to make a reservation for...
Forum: EMEA 06-17-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,271
Posted By NikiDc
Searching info and tracks for Croatia and Montenegro

In july I will ride around the adriatic. Italy I know verry well but Croatia and Montenegro are new to me. I was thinking of taking the ferry from Bari to Bar. Do I have to make a reservation for...
Forum: Europe 03-30-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By NikiDc
Great spots for early spring riders

Show us your best (early)spring bike region.

Hey, proberly like many, you can't wait to get out abroad for the first spring trip.
But as the weather in Europe is quite euhm.... cold it's not easy...
Forum: Europe 11-26-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 22,355
Posted By NikiDc
Gratzie! I just want to ride relaxed true the...

Gratzie! I just want to ride relaxed true the mountains on littledirtroads and little paved roads. So I don't think I will disturb anybody! Maybe I head alsow to Magliano Sabina in Lazio to visit a...
Forum: Europe 11-26-2009, 01:52 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 22,355
Posted By NikiDc
Ciau amigi, I have a question for you...

Ciau amigi,

I have a question for you italian riders! This summer I have done a lot of offroading in la bella Italia! The region behind La Spezia and Genova was really great. Lots of tracks and...
Forum: Europe 11-25-2009, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By NikiDc
Southern France

Hey, I'm thinking of an offroad/allroad trip for early April. As it is still not that warm in most parts of Europe I was thinking of heading to Southern France, nortern Spain. What I was asking...
Forum: Europe 11-24-2009, 07:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,918
Posted By NikiDc
If you wan't to ride the arden region you best...

If you wan't to ride the arden region you best head south of Charleville and Sedan. There you can find lots of dirt roads. Between fields if you stay Sedan and Reims and forest trails between sedan...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By NikiDc
Italy and Western Alps on knobby's

In august me and my mate Jimmy made a trip true Italy and the Alps.

The Abruzzo being the most southern point. The trip report is in Dutch but I hope you enjoy the pictures.
...
Forum: Europe 10-24-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,413
Posted By NikiDc
Hey, I would be very carefull in the Ardennes,...

Hey, I would be very carefull in the Ardennes, beceause offroad driving is almost illegal on all unpaved roads!!! In the forests it is strictly forbidden, even the roads on the Michelin maps are...
Forum: Europe 05-25-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 22,355
Posted By NikiDc
Il giro

hey,

I'm from Belgium and have seen the whole of italy a lot of times. This year I want to travel to my father who will be staying on a campground in rosseto degil Abruzzo. But I want to use as...
Forum: EMEA 05-12-2009, 01:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 888
Posted By NikiDc
Offroad in the Western Alps

Hey, does anybody know which offroad sections in the western alps (Italian and French) are closed ore have any changed regulations.
I have heared that the Sommeiler is closes on weekends and that...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2009, 02:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,523
Posted By NikiDc
Hey, I have a 2007 xt660r. Already have...

Hey,

I have a 2007 xt660r. Already have 30000 km on it. Love it.
Offcourse you don't have the comfy seat of a gs but it's still good for severall hours off riding.

For me the biggest +point...
Forum: Europe 11-26-2008, 05:32 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 37,573
Posted By NikiDc
Bonjour, hey french riders, I'm not french,...

Bonjour,

hey french riders, I'm not french, but most of my riding is done in France. I'm from Belgium by the way.
So I hope I'm welcome to!

I've got a question, I saw on the internet that...
Forum: Europe 11-26-2008, 01:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,745
Posted By NikiDc
Well Jester, You could head to the...

Well Jester,

You could head to the neighbourhoud of the Bardenas Real (lookelike of the BadLands in the states) There are some very nice trails. But there are alsow a lot of restrictions. Just...
Forum: Europe 11-25-2008, 02:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,745
Posted By NikiDc
As being a teacher in Belgium we can't choose...

As being a teacher in Belgium we can't choose when to go, so I've been a lot on Spanish roads in April. We have eastern holiday than.
Must say have had good weather almost every year. But the high...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-17-2008, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 833,436
Posted By NikiDc
My XT660R during my Italy trip this summer. ...

My XT660R during my Italy trip this summer.
http://lh4.google.be/NikiDc/R482dgtafxI/AAAAAAAABZQ/L_NuthM2y4A/IMGP2160.JPG?imgmax=640
Forum: Europe 01-14-2008, 03:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Posted By NikiDc
Have run on several dirtroads true spain by jeep....

Have run on several dirtroads true spain by jeep. It wasn't difficult to find. I have the Marcopolo 1/300000 atlas and just took the roads given as dirt (the black lines and the white roads). We went...
Forum: Europe 12-23-2007, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,074
Posted By NikiDc
The dolomites passes are (almost) always open,...

The dolomites passes are (almost) always open, even with a lot of snow. Expect snow there in April, not a lot, but snow there is. If you got some knobbes on yout tire you can do them carefully. The...
Forum: Europe 12-21-2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,074
Posted By NikiDc
If you don't won't to take the expensice swiss...

If you don't won't to take the expensice swiss highway, or one of the verry expensive tunnels from france to italy, there are three options

* the old brenner road, proberly snow free and put you...
Forum: Europe 12-15-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By NikiDc
Can't wait for spring

I can't wait for spring to make longer multy day trips. So I'm thinking of making one during th christmas holidays. As I live in Belgium, Flanders, France would be the best option as going south true...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2007, 12:31 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 223,017
Posted By NikiDc
Hey, got my xtr in March! Got about 12000k on it....

Hey, got my xtr in March! Got about 12000k on it. Really nice bike. Have done a lot of offroading and highway use with speeds up to 178 and it runs greet. 150 for several houres are no problems....
Forum: Europe 12-12-2007, 05:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,001
Posted By NikiDc
Romania sounds verry good. As I hear lots of dirt...

Romania sounds verry good. As I hear lots of dirt roads. Budget friendly, supper people.

do you think it's possible to drive from the Hungarian border to the black sea?
Forum: Europe 12-09-2007, 01:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,001
Posted By NikiDc
Yep, we must go ride together!!! Give me a pm...

Yep, we must go ride together!!! Give me a pm in't Vlaams :rofl

And yes, I'm alsow interested in Greece!
Forum: Europe 12-09-2007, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By NikiDc
I think it says that you can ride on all...

I think it says that you can ride on all dirtroads if there ain't a sign saying it's forbidden! But!!! The track must be as wide to let a normal sized car go true it. 1.60m I think as in Belgium. It...
Forum: Europe 12-06-2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By NikiDc
Thanks on the info!

Thanks on the info!
Forum: Europe 12-06-2007, 05:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,001
Posted By NikiDc
2000 k's Fidel, wow... that sounds really as an...

2000 k's Fidel, wow... that sounds really as an adventure.
-how long
-maps
-gps
-trails, roads, gravel, mud...
-what about privat roads??? toll?
-camping

Thanks fidel
Forum: Europe 12-06-2007, 05:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,001
Posted By NikiDc
2000 k's Fidel !!! wow... Please telll us more!!!...

2000 k's Fidel !!! wow... Please telll us more!!! What kind of roads did you use, gravel, dirt, mud? What kind of maps are the best to use? GPS? How manny days do you need if you are not a...
Forum: Europe 12-05-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By NikiDc
France? Offroading Greanlaning rules?

I'm really desperate in finding right information on greanlaning and offroading in France. I'm from Belgium and love to take a day and go ride on the greanlanes in the French Ardennes and Champagne...
Forum: Europe 12-05-2007, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 974
Posted By NikiDc
Really cool!!! I always wanted to buy a...

Really cool!!!

I always wanted to buy a quad but than went for my motorcycle licence beceause everybody said it wasn't possible to do long distance adventure with it and it would consume tu much....
Forum: Europe 12-05-2007, 12:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,001
Posted By NikiDc
Nice report Georgo, I've been a lot in...

Nice report Georgo,

I've been a lot in Italy, but only have been offroading in central Italy. Well not really offroading, but taking dusty trails.
I asked a lot of locals to the rules...
Forum: Europe 12-04-2007, 09:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,001
Posted By NikiDc
Really cool when you go to Google Earth! ...

Really cool when you go to Google Earth!

Lets go shop for a good gps!
Forum: Europe 12-04-2007, 03:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,001
Posted By NikiDc
Thanks Marki By the way, it would be great...

Thanks Marki

By the way, it would be great finding international companions for the trip.
Here in Belgium it's difficult finding people who love adventure biking, almost everybody drives big...
Forum: Europe 12-03-2007, 02:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,001
Posted By NikiDc
I don't mean one trail of 500k's, but linking...

I don't mean one trail of 500k's, but linking several trails. Little asphalt in between is no problem. I know it's impossible in Europe to find 500k's of dirt strait on.

I've heard of...
Forum: Europe 12-02-2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,001
Posted By NikiDc
Long distance dirt roads in Europe

Which country would be the best choise to do some longs distance dirt riding (over 500k's).

I'm thinking about France, Spain, Portugal, Romania, balkan coutry's...

If there are other...
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