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Forum: EMEA 04-11-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Hi BimmerSi! Whoooow! I had the fear...

Hi BimmerSi!

Whoooow!


I had the fear I could encounter snow somewhere.

Would have not been the first one the last 12 months - only two weeks ago I was going with my bike (it is a...
Forum: EMEA 04-07-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Question Trip to Croatia - in a week

Hi Inmates!


Next weekend I am setting of for Croatia.
Planning is like this:

Monday, 14.1., start in Villach - Bled (Slowenia) - Postoinja (Slowenia), over the alps, not over Laibach-...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,360
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Waaayyy! Came back to ADVrider to find some...

Waaayyy!

Came back to ADVrider to find some incitations of where to go to this summer - only to find this thread describing a route sharing a lot of my miles from last year :-D

And what shall I...
Forum: Face plant 09-17-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 13,032
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
By the horned one's spiky tail, I'm german and...

By the horned one's spiky tail, I'm german and even I perfectly understood what he was saying.
Although, trying to mimic his mishap, I looked quite stupid and nearly killed myself.

No need to be...
Forum: Face plant 09-17-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,568
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Another fellow died yesterday...

G'evening!


This topic goes to the memory of another rider, unknown to me, but not so easily forgotten.
I hope he is no inmate, but he was a rider nonetheless - why should I differentiate?
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,582
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Hi Dave! Thanks for taggin' along O:-) ...

Hi Dave!

Thanks for taggin' along O:-)

Your correct. The Fut is almost all I could ask for in a touring bike. She has a lot of ooomph from below and high above, she does corner so well I noob...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,582
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
WTF? In which state of sinister insanity did I...

WTF? In which state of sinister insanity did I write THAT?

...havin' a look...


Goddamn! Screw you, you got me there!
I almost thought, I did mix up the picture onces again.
But as you might...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,582
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Blader54, it's not a bike rally I am going to...

Blader54, it's not a bike rally I am going to talk about, but ... oh, why don't you just read on^^

Edruador is not even KNOWN to me, while the Balvanie is quite famous. Hmn. Yes, I think I should...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 894
Views: 159,799
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
C'mon, Kelly, stop all that lousy jokery. ...

C'mon, Kelly, stop all that lousy jokery.
Makin' me laugh half of the time gets booooooooring.
At least TRY to stay a wee bit serious, will you?
And dirt trails suck anyways!



.....I'm in^^
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 107,727
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Hmn. I'm not too sure about this. Often I...

Hmn. I'm not too sure about this.

Often I cannot stop wondering: "Why do I find it beautiful here, were others don't?"
Have no definite answer yet, but I guess it has to do a little with having...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,631
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Thumb Goddag, Stephen! I'm so definitely IN on...

Goddag, Stephen!


I'm so definitely IN on this thread, it will help me for next year :-)
Compared to me, you managed to pretty much boil the picturing down to the essence, hehe.
Nice work, man....
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 107,727
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
I'm a wee bit late, but I'm in. ...

I'm a wee bit late, but I'm in.

Nostalgically recalling the greatest moments of the past while living a dream you had for so long with the woman, which enabled the great moment of the past in the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,815
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Great conclusion of a short, yet great RR. ...

Great conclusion of a short, yet great RR.
Friendship is what really counts.

Thanks for takin´ us with you.

But hey...erm...why two RRs of one ride?!
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,782
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
No. It's just that you Brits (english, scotch,...

No.
It's just that you Brits (english, scotch, welsh and irish *duck and away*) are some bunch of really crazy people, appearently enjoying too much boredom on you little patch of land in the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,582
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Really? Maybe then the friendlyness has to do a...

Really?
Maybe then the friendlyness has to do a lot with the appearance of the ADV tourist as helpless chap.
Or with his appearance of Grim And Frostbitten Sons Of Northern Darkness, about to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,582
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Tuesday, 31st Okay. Now it's getting...

Tuesday, 31st


Okay. Now it's getting tough. I'm back at work and need to remember the thoughts&feelings of this day. No trip diary to work from. Well, let's give it a try, shall we?
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,782
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Hi OneBall! Erm....where's the...

Hi OneBall!


Erm....where's the difference?

Enjoy your RR already... keep it coming!
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,582
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Monday, 30th Had a dreadful night and a...

Monday, 30th

Had a dreadful night and a boring day was to follow. But hey, I'm going to make it interesting, just for you :-D

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/67945026/Monday%2030th/Monday%2030th.gif
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,582
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
JM, every kind of feedback is appreciated, I am a...

JM, every kind of feedback is appreciated, I am a comments-whore ;-)
So, thanks to you. It's nice to know you like the outcome of my efforts.

England-kev, I think I acutally did follow the road...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,582
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Saturday, 28th ...

Saturday, 28th

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/67945026/Saturday%2028th/Saturday%2028th.gif

When I awoke on the Isle of Skye, this was how I have been welcomed:
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,582
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Friday, 27th ...

Friday, 27th

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/67945026/Friday%2027th/Friday%2027th.gif

Slept long. Very long indeed, til 9 o’clock and awoke with a headache. But feeling better nonetheless. I can blame...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,582
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Thursday, 26th ...

Thursday, 26th

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/67945026/Thursday%2026th/Thursday%2026th.gif

I had a HORRIBLE night. Thankfully the body normally wakes you up when you are about to freeze. And HELL was...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,582
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Wednesday, 25th ...

Wednesday, 25th

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/67945026/Wednesday%2025th/Wednesday%2025th.gif

John slept too long. When he finally crawled out of the tent, I had already finished packing.
Somehow, I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 42,355
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Guess, I'm hanging in here, too :-D Thanks...

Guess, I'm hanging in here, too :-D

Thanks for taking us along. Although, coming from the other side of the Great Water:
what with that Bob White and Beaver Patrol thingie?
Guess, I'm not...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,582
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Tuesday, 24th ...

Tuesday, 24th

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/67945026/Tuesday%2024th/Tuesday%2024th.gif

It’s wet and foggy, but not pouring down. Thought I overslept, but no, I woke up 0700 without any reason....
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,582
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Thank you very much for the appreciations and...

Thank you very much for the appreciations and thanks for the hints, ebel and England-Kev.
I'll be coming back, so I will have a better look next time.
I'm just glad this radar station didn't cook...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,582
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Sunday, 22nd Okay, let's start with the real...

Sunday, 22nd

Okay, let's start with the real adventuring, shall we?

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/67945026/Sunday%2022nd/Sunday%2022nd.gif

The nice guys from the Ferry woke everybody at 0600 –...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,582
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Dear Fellas guess what? I'm home. A...

Dear Fellas


guess what? I'm home.
A little bit earlier than I was supposed to, but that: later.
Either way, I finally am able to start my promised report.
Let's start right away!
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,582
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Dear fellow Riders, I need to apologize....

Dear fellow Riders,


I need to apologize. The last vweek I lacked a bit of Internet and had a WHOLE amount of impressions. I will not be able to report on my ride until I get home. One page of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,582
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Finally settiing of: British Isles in 14 days

Hi all!


After weeks of...well, not really planning, but buying a shitload of unnecessary stuff and laying out tracks, I am finally ready to set of.

While originally I planned to go to Greece...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,972
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Well, that will be interesting. Seeing my home...

Well, that will be interesting.
Seeing my home country through the eyes of an overseas biker.
I'm really lookin' forward to that!

And the idea of a bike cover sounds great to me - will add it to...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 881
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Luck Up! Just got my GoPro HD2...

Luck Up!


Just got my GoPro HD2 today...and at least this one displays the remaining recording time (<10 Mins for 1 GB card) in the small screen on the front, left. The status display, you...
Forum: Face plant 07-08-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,580
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
N'evening! Oh well, why not sharing...

N'evening!


Oh well, why not sharing embarrassing stuff before trying to brag with meek Digicam shots in a couple of weeks.

When I went to bike driving school, I had not been sittin' on...
Forum: EMEA 06-29-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,186
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
The unfortunate thing is you are probably right,...

The unfortunate thing is you are probably right, dammit :-)
Forum: Europe 06-26-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 29,429
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
There's a Tiger-Rally in Jena the upcoming...

There's a Tiger-Rally in Jena the upcoming weekend?

Tell me more! :-D


Olo
Forum: EMEA 06-23-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,186
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Well, I am thinking along those lines, with...

Well, I am thinking along those lines, with respect to Norway:
...
Forum: EMEA 06-23-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Goddag! Have been doing France-Trips...

Goddag!


Have been doing France-Trips three times now, by car, but even so ~ 4.000 Kilometers in a week.
Of course, I start at the Black Wood in Germany and go down from there.

If you're not...
Forum: EMEA 06-12-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Weeell. Not particulary, no. Looked like a...

Weeell. Not particulary, no.

Looked like a prolonged coastline, though, which I do like. Staying out of big towns, enjoying more woods, but hittin Trollhättan (nice name) and for unknown reasons...
Forum: EMEA 06-12-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,186
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
That's what I learned by googling very focused a...

That's what I learned by googling very focused a couple of hours.

Appearantly, they do.
With a double cabin and stuff:...
Forum: EMEA 06-12-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,186
Posted By Olorin_the_13th
Hi OneBall! I was thinking of making a...

Hi OneBall!


I was thinking of making a round-trip through UK in the last week of July, then setting of to Nroway and round-trippin' there in the first week of August.


So, have the same...
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