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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-30-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 382,777
Posted By V Saarela
....and my season started few weeks ago. ...

....and my season started few weeks ago.

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Forum: Day Trippin' 12-25-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,024
Posted By V Saarela
I live in the northern part of sweden, not far...

I live in the northern part of sweden, not far away from the Arctic Circle. People here usually rides wintertime their snowmobiles, but I do not own or like them.

So, I ride instead...
Forum: EMEA 12-13-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,439
Posted By V Saarela
Iīm sure the Grom is okay with lot of luggage...

Iīm sure the Grom is okay with lot of luggage behind. Bike is done for two persons and luggage is not that heavy.
(I have much much more luggage on even smaller bikes when travelling)
It might feel...
Forum: The Garage 11-25-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 889
Posted By V Saarela
JT chains

Here in Sweden is the JT sprockets well known as a good quality sprockets.

Notice the JT chains and wonder about them. Anyone use them on more poweful bike(also other streetbikes) and can tell...
Forum: EMEA 10-31-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,439
Posted By V Saarela
Iīve been riding small 125 scoots in Norway and...

Iīve been riding small 125 scoots in Norway and also travell with fully loaded restricted swedish moped among others North Cape, Geiranger, Lysebotn and did not found theme too steep. Comparing to...
Forum: The Garage 09-05-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,275
Posted By V Saarela
Thanks for the replays. Yes, I understand...

Thanks for the replays.

Yes, I understand that if it meets the standard the oil is okay. Here in Sweden there are oils(wich meets the standard) but not a popular oil, because people belives itīs...
Forum: The Garage 09-05-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,275
Posted By V Saarela
Bel-Ray oils

What about Bel-Ray Engine oil for roadbikes 4T?

Wonder about EXP Synthetic ester blend oil. Is it good for my Varadero 1000?
Forum: EMEA 09-04-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,086
Posted By V Saarela
I came home last week from Russia. Rode M18 from...

I came home last week from Russia. Rode M18 from crossroad A134(came from Kostamus) and turn southeast about 100kms before St.Petersburg.

From the crossroad the road is in very good condition....
Forum: EMEA 08-31-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By V Saarela
It went out well. Took 45 minutes at Kostamus to...

It went out well. Took 45 minutes at Kostamus to get into Russia.(wednesday) and 1 hour at Lapinranta to get back to Finland(wednesday).
There was at Lapinranta a very long que with cars, but we...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-20-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
Sorry OBIWAN, it was over for this time. I packed...

Sorry OBIWAN, it was over for this time. I packed my Vision in a Renault Traffic and drive home.

Today is 21/8 and my Russian visa is started. Now itīs early in the morning here(soon 4 am) Iīm...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-19-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
Thank you very much andymach :norton ...

Thank you very much andymach :norton





No, mostly sun shows his best. Most of people checks the weather before leaving, I donīt care. This time it happens to be cloudy
Forum: Battle scooters 08-18-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
Not much left now :norton ...

Not much left now :norton



http://www.saarela.se/aktuellt/aktuelltbild12/120629/120629-4b8.jpg
Leaving the ferry and as usual, motorway not allowed so have to take the small roads.
Old...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-18-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
Great :norton Iīve been using a Minolte Z1...

Great :norton

Iīve been using a Minolte Z1 camera. Strapped around the neck. Camera has perfect weight for shooting from bike.
But, I think the camera is more than less now retired after many...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-17-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
http://www.saarela.se/aktuellt/aktuelltbild12/1206...

http://www.saarela.se/aktuellt/aktuelltbild12/120629/120629-4b1.jpg
Early morning and as usual, tv is on. This morning is little bit different...the computer is on my stomach and the batterys is...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-15-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
North of Lubeck. There should be a GPS for moped....

North of Lubeck. There should be a GPS for moped. I really didnīt know there are a tunnel under the channel and itīs not allowed for moped.
About 100 meters from where I can pay for the road I can...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-15-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
http://www.saarela.se/aktuellt/aktuelltbild12/1206...

http://www.saarela.se/aktuellt/aktuelltbild12/120629/120629-3b20.jpg
Not much resting areas, so bus stops is okay when a coffe brake.



...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-14-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
Tkanks guys :thumb ...

Tkanks guys :thumb



http://www.saarela.se/aktuellt/aktuelltbild12/120629/120629-3b8.jpg
Hackney carriage near the border is there already early in the morning.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-13-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
http://www.saarela.se/aktuellt/aktuelltbild12/1206...

http://www.saarela.se/aktuellt/aktuelltbild12/120629/120629-3b1.jpg
Very early morning. As uaual, the television is on. Coffe maker in the room and I make a cup of coffe. I packed. My room is on the...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-13-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
http://www.saarela.se/aktuellt/aktuelltbild12/1206...

http://www.saarela.se/aktuellt/aktuelltbild12/120629/120629-2b49.jpg
At Miedzyzdroje now. Have booked a room at a hotel, but she doesnīn find my booking. The old lady canīt speak english and she is...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-12-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
http://www.saarela.se/aktuellt/aktuelltbild12/1206...

http://www.saarela.se/aktuellt/aktuelltbild12/120629/120629-2b39.jpg
There are a road south wich takes over the channel after Swinoujscie. I choose to go straight through the Swinoujscie and try the...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-11-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
.....continues ...

.....continues






http://www.saarela.se/aktuellt/aktuelltbild12/120629/120629-2b20.jpg
Now south. Try to take the west of Rugen. Coming to a cobblestoned road and ride a few hundred...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-10-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
Thanks guys :thumb ...

Thanks guys :thumb




http://www.saarela.se/aktuellt/aktuelltbild12/120629/120629-2b1.jpg
I wake up many many hours before breakfast is opening. Its not sunny, little bit fog and I can see...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-09-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
http://www.saarela.se/aktuellt/aktuelltbild12/1206...

http://www.saarela.se/aktuellt/aktuelltbild12/120609/120609-10b15.jpg

I went for the Timmendorfer Strand. Remember, I promised my self to come back here in the future for a overnight, on...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-09-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
haha, thanks guys, especially to the "thread...

haha, thanks guys, especially to the "thread killer" :norton

Sorry, have been a little bit of. Lot to do(work etc etc) and maybe more to do will come. Also, have to use a visa starting 21st of...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-26-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
No comments? Nobody reading? :nortonWell, I also...

No comments? Nobody reading? :nortonWell, I also went for Poland and....is there any idea to keep on?
Forum: EMEA 07-14-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By V Saarela
- from Kristiansand to Flekkefjord, turn into...

- from Kristiansand to Flekkefjord, turn into coastroad 44.

- (B) is not Preikestolen, I think itīs better to take the 2-3 hour walk to Preikestolen from Jorpeland.

-(C) keep on road 45...
Forum: Europe 07-13-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,737
Posted By V Saarela
Iīve count once(motorcycle). From northern...

Iīve count once(motorcycle). From northern Sweden, via french alps to Nice. From there I turned east to Italy, Switzerland, Austria etc and home.

Ten days 8000kms. Fuel average about 4,2...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-13-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
Yes, we are missing a lot of nice small roads and...

Yes, we are missing a lot of nice small roads and beautiful villages when we hit the alps.
On motorcycle I often use "shortest" way on GPS when going through Germany. I like the autobahn, but via...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-12-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
Day 10: Gosslar(Germany) - Burg(Germany) ...

Day 10: Gosslar(Germany) - Burg(Germany)




http://www.saarela.se/aktuellt/aktuelltbild12/120609/120609-10b1.jpg
Early morning and my measure was okat, I press out the moped between the...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-11-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
yes klaviator, I keep theme coming until you tell...

yes klaviator, I keep theme coming until you tell me to stop :norton




Day 9: Wurzburg(Germany) - Gosslar(Germany)
Forum: Battle scooters 07-05-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
Day 8: Bregenz(Austria) - Wurzburg(Germany) ...

Day 8: Bregenz(Austria) - Wurzburg(Germany)





http://www.saarela.se/aktuellt/aktuelltbild12/120609/120609-8b1.jpg
As usual, wake up 4 am. No hurry today. Want to overnight in Harz and...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-03-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
.......Livigno(Italy)-Switzerland-Lichenstein-Breg...

.......Livigno(Italy)-Switzerland-Lichenstein-Bregenz(Austria) continues




http://www.saarela.se/aktuellt/aktuelltbild12/120609/120609-7b36.jpg

...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,276
Posted By V Saarela
Iīve realized that the CBR600 is sometimes to...

Iīve realized that the CBR600 is sometimes to heavy :norton

http://www.saarela.se/aktuellt/aktuelltbild11/110717b4.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 07-02-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
.......Livigno(Italy)-Switzerland-Lichenstein-Breg...

.......Livigno(Italy)-Switzerland-Lichenstein-Bregenz(Austria) continues





http://www.saarela.se/aktuellt/aktuelltbild12/120609/120609-7b21.jpg
At Samedan I realise itīs better to turn...
Forum: EMEA 07-02-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By V Saarela
Thankīs Oldbear and motoreiter :thumb Much...

Thankīs Oldbear and motoreiter :thumb Much planning is nothing Iīm used to do, but sometimes needs to do that...

Have only 450kms to border so your answers gives an attempt to ride to Kostamus...
Forum: EMEA 07-01-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By V Saarela
Bordering russia-expenditure of time

Hi!
Tomorrow i will do my paperwork about visa. I live in the north of Sweden so a dayride through Finland to Russia is a good dayride.

Still, canīt spend lot of time at the Russian border and...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-01-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
haha, cat. I live near the arctic circle, so...

haha, cat. I live near the arctic circle, so visiting south of europe is a pain, to hot, so I prefer the higher ground there. I do winterriding with motorcycle, but still, sitting still on 50cc scoot...
Forum: EMEA 07-01-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By V Saarela
I have been riding every metre of your routeplan,...

I have been riding every metre of your routeplan, except the new atlanthavstunnel. It was a ferry before. I am also not sure if I have taken the ferry between Vestnes and Molde

Two payments for...
Forum: EMEA 06-28-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,044
Posted By V Saarela
@tribsa-rab: no, you do not need a visa. Some...

@tribsa-rab: no, you do not need a visa. Some borderpasses have even a line for EU-members into the country. It took us about 45 minutes each toll to get in and out. Bikes are also vawed in front of...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-28-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 52,529
Posted By V Saarela
Thanks conchscooter. I do travelling with big...

Thanks conchscooter. I do travelling with big motorcycles to, but small 50cc is something with.....I donīt know, but a way of "slow down, start living"
Good to see some is reading and checking the...
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