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Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 43,408
Posted By Darel
Tnx for opinion. I like white version too, maybe...

Tnx for opinion. I like white version too, maybe just with different rims.:D
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 43,408
Posted By Darel
My little project

I'm in the middle of little project of changing Duke's tail. It is the only thing I don't like about Duke (and starter:huh). Back will be all LED and with new plastics and colour scheme. I'm still...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-08-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,443
Posted By Darel
640 really rocks. Have it few months and allready...

640 really rocks. Have it few months and allready addicted. I also like to ride late into winter but in this side of Atlantic never-ending rain spoiled all the fun :cry
Nice pics!
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-08-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,273
Posted By Darel
Really nice photos of excellent landscape. I...

Really nice photos of excellent landscape. I would choose gravel road over tarmac any time of day. Australia is really different, nice world you live in :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-08-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,672
Posted By Darel
Adventure without long travels, fast or expensive...

Adventure without long travels, fast or expensive dual-sport motorcycles, tons of gears... Proof that interesting things can happen just around the corner:norton Really like it. Desert ride is on my...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-08-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
KTM is getting new look. I'm still manufacturing...

KTM is getting new look. I'm still manufacturing some parts.

http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/4-IMAG4172_zpsede78860.jpg

It's not in my nature but this time I'm really not sure...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
First mods of Duke. Storter pipes (and louder...

First mods of Duke. Storter pipes (and louder :evil), new colour scheme....
Original tail is visually too long. I'm planing shorter one with LED lightning. Winter break will be long and I have to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-07-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
New family member

This bike is brutal. Took a spin yesterday and it's like MC bike with road tires. Love it :wings

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Forum: Day Trippin' 10-05-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
While was searching for the last warm rays of sun...

While was searching for the last warm rays of sun I found myself in the real challenging terrain where my bike was totally unsuitable, more precisely my tires were. Maybe I need enduro bike, but Duke...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
Bohinj Lake

Beautiful lake, plenty of bikers there today.

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-10-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
Barje - The Frogland

Near capital is wide flatland named Barje. This half marshy landscape is also the reason why people from other parts of the country mockingly appoint residents of Ljubljana frog-people :D.
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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-11-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
Riding&hiking

Two things I like the most at the same time. And doing them a lot :D

Just two pics from my sunday's trip to Savinjske Alps. First time there and even I was stunned just how beautiful is there.
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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-16-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
Day 4 - 170km

Last day we were slowly cruising toward home. Weather was nice and since we know that area very well we didn't bother with playing tourists. Only stop worth to mention was by the castle on the hill...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-14-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
Haven't been on forum for a while. I was having...

Haven't been on forum for a while. I was having few days off and have to do summer family stuff.

But still have found some time for exploring, but not with bike unfortunately. Just few pics from...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-15-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
Obviously it wasn't hardcore camping :shog ...

Obviously it wasn't hardcore camping :shog

http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/IMAG3003-001_zpse18d65d4.jpg

But the atmosphere was relaxing and we felt like it was summer already
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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-09-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
What I love in Istria are old villages and stone...

What I love in Istria are old villages and stone buildings. They are really trying to preserve spirit of past.

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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-09-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
After lunch we went to the Pazin. First part the...

After lunch we went to the Pazin. First part the road goes along the shore and later turns inland. Road meanders between cypresses and pine trees, with all the smells and views of small...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
At noon we reached Rijeka. Town is situated on...

At noon we reached Rijeka. Town is situated on steep hills with interesting gorge and industrial part, which is huge contrast to the touristic part on the shore.
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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
Some best still to came...:D

Some best still to came...:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-07-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
That day we rode some fantastic roads, easily in...

That day we rode some fantastic roads, easily in my top five.
Old road from Vinica to Rijeka passing Delnice is superb. Wide, with long curves, almost empty... What a ride:D

Would you sleep in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-07-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
Aj Mick: The spirit lives on in the photos and...

Aj Mick: The spirit lives on in the photos and meanderings described in this thread.

Nice words, thanks...
Agree about planning. Best things happen without plans ...:beer
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-06-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
Day 3 - 250km

We slept in camp house. We even grilled some food. It was nice evening...

Next morning (I'm usually early up) I took some photos of residence and near Kolpa river. This is superb river, warm and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-05-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
After seeing the Exhibition of Military Equipment...

After seeing the Exhibition of Military Equipment we proceed with our trip. Initial plan was to go south-east, plains shouldn't be far...
Unfortunately I didn't take pictures, it was so windy and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-05-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
Two more pics from the first evening: Son took a...

Two more pics from the first evening: Son took a bath. He has guts must say. It was pretty cold...

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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
A little later we stopped by the old military...

A little later we stopped by the old military equipment museum. We are more for making love not war :evil, but was interesting anyway...
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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-03-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
Day 2 - 680km

We waked up a little beaten up. We are not used to sleep on hard surface. Insulate layer is too thin to give any kind of comfort.

But the spirit was high. Sun was out and we camped directly by...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-02-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
Day 1 - 350km

We didn't have very high plans for first day. We started only at noon so getting to lake Balaton was the only target. And to avoid rain, weather prognosis was not the best, cold front from the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-02-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
Real four day adventure

Finaly, we (with son) managed to conclude a real travel. First that long but hope just one of many in the future :D

We planned a trip to Hungary, to see lake Balaton, open plains with horses and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-24-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
In Postojna I suddenly realized, that it is only...

In Postojna I suddenly realized, that it is only past noon and It's still long till down. So I turned south and visit Opatija. :D
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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-24-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
Then came in Muggia. Nice little village near the...

Then came in Muggia. Nice little village near the border.

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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-22-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
Later I came across this church. ...

Later I came across this church.

http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/05-IMAG2850_zpsf48c0b31.jpg

http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/06-IMAG2853_zps1d72fad2.jpg
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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-22-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
Day off

Went west and inadvertently achieved new record 330 km with 13.2l of fuel. And wasn't the slowest, at least I think so :evil

Saw this
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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-12-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
Spring is soo nice

Green, green green :norton

http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/1-IMAG2806_zps7b625f5f.jpg

http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/2-IMAG2807_zpsfe6e2584.jpg

Janče...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,581
Posted By Darel
You took very unusual road from Bled. Not best in...

You took very unusual road from Bled. Not best in april, but you know that now :D
Just one remark: Yugoslavia was never part of Warschaw pact, it was the only eastern country that showed Stalin the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-09-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
Munchen is not more than fair 3 hours away from...

Munchen is not more than fair 3 hours away from border. I was there many times. Nice city, we often go to the fair and after to the center (beer houses...better not explain). Technical museum is must...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
Tnx adv-ers :D I can't complain, it's nice.Im...

Tnx adv-ers :D
I can't complain, it's nice.Im glad that most of you have positive feelings about these areas and also about folks here.

Now, I must go, you know I wasn't joking about brewing my...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-01-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
Bled

Most known and visited Slovenian landmark. Today:D

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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-01-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/09...

http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/09-IMAG2679_zps32d6d58b.jpg

http://i731.photobucket.com/albums/ww313/Daarel/11-IMAG2682_zps4653a633.jpg

That's it
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-30-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
We even made few photos of me on bike (rarity,...

We even made few photos of me on bike (rarity, must say). I'll put on two of them, sufficient for a while...

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Forum: Day Trippin' 04-28-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,110
Posted By Darel
Still on short rides

The only prognosis which didn't include the rain was for the east. We went without a plan, actually the only plan was to ride as far from rain as possible.

First, we took care of fuel (fuc.........
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