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Forum: The Garage 11-22-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 597
Posted By Damiano
HELP! Dream Machine Super paint in UK

Hey guys,

a while ago, my bike was tipped over by a car and damaged on the side. The driver insurance will pay for the repair. I'm in the UK, but I bought the bike in the US. When I went to the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,134
Posted By Damiano
Thank You for reading it. Hope to have the chance...

Thank You for reading it. Hope to have the chance to go back there on two wheels, but now I just moved to the UK, it'll be much harder.
Ride on
Forum: EMEA 09-09-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By Damiano
Talking [/QUOTE]One last suggestion I really want to give...

[/QUOTE]One last suggestion I really want to give is to always camp in a coastal area or somewhere else where there is wind. If you don't, you'll get eaten alive by the midges around this time of...
Forum: EMEA 09-08-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By Damiano
tour of Scotland - need advice!

My mate and I want to do a Scotland tour this September.
we'll leave from London headed to Edinburg then drive around Scotland and get to Glasgow, Lake District, and back to London,
we have about...
Forum: Europe 08-22-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,224
Posted By Damiano
Is it really that far off? I wrote this last...

Is it really that far off? I wrote this last october.. Where is it wrong?
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,189
Posted By Damiano
excellent report. I did San Diego to AK...

excellent report.
I did San Diego to AK (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=737808) last year in April, and it was awesome! i didn't get north of fairbanks though because i was riding...
Forum: EMEA 08-20-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By Damiano
doh!

doh!
Forum: EMEA 08-20-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By Damiano
thank you for your suggestions, i'll definitely...

thank you for your suggestions, i'll definitely look into it!
What do you think weather wise? is mid to end september risky already?
Forum: EMEA 08-19-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By Damiano
Northern Europe bike trip

My mate and I want to do a north Europe trip this September.
the route will touch 7 nations (UK, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden) and it should look something like this...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,275
Posted By Damiano
great pics, make me miss south cal so much! ...

great pics, make me miss south cal so much!
ride on
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-04-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4,282
Views: 1,602,195
Posted By Damiano
where is this place ??! i must go! is it the...

where is this place ??! i must go!
is it the yamaha museum in Iwata?

EDIT: it looks like the motorcycle museum of Birmingham. can anyone confirm?
Forum: Europe 12-20-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,224
Posted By Damiano
UPDATE - finally registered

Last time I wrote this post I was waiting to do the MSVA. Well, the first time it failed because i had some problems with lights and windshield.
basically the position lights have to be linked with...
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,134
Posted By Damiano
Thanks! glad you liked it! the camera was a 7D...

Thanks! glad you liked it!
the camera was a 7D with a bag full of lenses..
there is only one road from prince george up to alaska, and i didn't want to drive it twice. I figured I could see the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-15-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4,282
Views: 1,602,195
Posted By Damiano
Nice! Is this up in the alps? It looks familiar

Nice! Is this up in the alps? It looks familiar
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By Damiano
I can tell you that shipping is the easiest...

I can tell you that shipping is the easiest part.
I'm doing it right now, passing the msva test is a nightmare, I have a 2007 fjr1300 all stock and I already spent 1000 bucks just to install...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,134
Posted By Damiano
Eh eh, I'm afraid so

Eh eh, I'm afraid so
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-09-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4,282
Views: 1,602,195
Posted By Damiano
It's from exactly the same angle, can it just be...

It's from exactly the same angle, can it just be a coincidence?
Forum: Europe 11-06-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,224
Posted By Damiano
in regards to shipping, I can't complain.. it's...

in regards to shipping, I can't complain.. it's really decent price. to send stuff at that price i feel you have to do it yourself. if you have too many people in between, the price will go up. (the...
Forum: Europe 11-06-2011, 03:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,224
Posted By Damiano
Don't even want to find out.. She's here to stay,...

Don't even want to find out.. She's here to stay, thats for sure!
Forum: Europe 11-06-2011, 03:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,224
Posted By Damiano
Why didn't they keep it that way.. Who knows.....

Why didn't they keep it that way.. Who knows.. Hideous bureaucracy ruins people lives
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 212,498
Posted By Damiano
Great report! Thanks for it. I went last...

Great report! Thanks for it.
I went last April, all covered in snow. Next time I want to go in the summer, green is pretty too!
My report (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=737808)
...
Forum: Europe 11-05-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,224
Posted By Damiano
Moving to UK from US. Worth shipping your bike?

I recently moved from the Us to the Uk and I decided to ship my bike (2007 Yamaha FJR1300a) with me. Besides being too attached to sell her, I paid 13500usd brand new and here is 15500gbp (22k usd)...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,134
Posted By Damiano
a picture (or two) will refresh your memory...

a picture (or two) will refresh your memory perhaps?

US to CA at Beaver Creek - no bars

http://g.co/maps/g6rvp

CA to US at Beaver Creek - bars

http://g.co/maps/2cd8s
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,134
Posted By Damiano
very true. i though about it too. it couldn't...

very true. i though about it too. it couldn't have happened because usually a US border is guarded by a nice road bar blocking the way..
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 88,120
Posted By Damiano
Some pics from my early spring bike trip ...

Some pics from my early spring bike trip (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=737808)to AK.
that state stole my heart!

...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,134
Posted By Damiano
Thanks for the correction :) Yes it was...

Thanks for the correction :)
Yes it was different from other reports I read on this website.
The best part of going that early in the season is that I had the whole state pretty much for myself.....
Forum: Americas 10-31-2011, 05:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,690
Posted By Damiano
thank you all for the tips. the trip ended up...

thank you all for the tips.
the trip ended up being awesome.

i published a full ride report here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=737808)

enjoy!
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,134
Posted By Damiano
well if I had to do this trip again, I would...

well if I had to do this trip again, I would definitely invest in better sleeping gear. the air mattress was a nightmare and the sleeping bag not warm enough.
Also I would pay more attention while...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,134
Posted By Damiano
It's paved all the way, and in decent condition...

It's paved all the way, and in decent condition too
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,134
Posted By Damiano
Sorry technical difficulties, the post will be up...

Sorry technical difficulties, the post will be up soon!:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,134
Posted By Damiano
Part 2 April 26 - Day 14 ...

Part 2




April 26 - Day 14

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-30-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4,282
Views: 1,602,195
Posted By Damiano
Random question.. How come in one picture the...

Random question..
How come in one picture the motorcycle has a number in front and on the tail and on yours it doesn't? Photoshop?
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,134
Posted By Damiano
Alaska solo ride early spring - ride report

I have been fantasizing about this trip for almost 2 years.. main issue was to find the time to do it, and when in November they told us at work they would send us home for a site closure, suddenly...
Forum: The Garage 05-17-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,228
Posted By Damiano
Results!

So I'm back from Alaska. I'm in the process of writing a ride report, and I'll post here the link when I'm done with it.
In the meanwhile I wanted to share my thoughts on these tires.
As I said, I...
Forum: Canada 04-14-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,441
Posted By Damiano
So.. Sounds like Cassiar is the way to go. I'll...

So.. Sounds like Cassiar is the way to go. I'll definitely try telegraph creek, I'm just a little worried about riding season. I have 280 mile range (max), how's the gas station situation,...
Forum: Canada 04-05-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,441
Posted By Damiano
that video literally game me a boner.. i'm...

that video literally game me a boner..
i'm going to try to fit that in, depending on weather and road conditions.

Thanks for sharing! :)
Forum: Canada 04-04-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,441
Posted By Damiano
is it doable with a street bike? I can't do any...

is it doable with a street bike? I can't do any offroad, only light gravel (FJR1300)
thanks!@
Forum: Alaska 04-04-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,164
Posted By Damiano
I'm taking a ferry part of the way up and I'll be...

I'm taking a ferry part of the way up and I'll be riding the whole way down.
Thanks for your advice!
Forum: Canada 04-04-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,441
Posted By Damiano
Alaska Highway vs Stewart Cassiar

I'll be riding from Anchorage AK to Seattle WA in about a month, part of a longer trip (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=654077) from southern California.
I'm not sure if I want to...
Forum: Alaska 04-04-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,164
Posted By Damiano
Alaska Highway vs Stewart Cassiar

Hi,

I'll be riding from Anchorage AK to Seattle WA in about a month, part of a longer trip (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=654077) from southern California.
I'm not sure if I...
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