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Forum: Europe 05-21-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,326
Posted By Twawsi
I thought the roads were fine for my GSA. There...

I thought the roads were fine for my GSA. There was the usual winter road debris that the road crews were out cleaning and performing maintenance. I figure by the time you get there, they should be...
Forum: Europe 05-13-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,326
Posted By Twawsi
Just a friendly shot out to MichaelJ, Just...

Just a friendly shot out to MichaelJ,

Just now waking up in Andermatt :-P
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,846
Posted By Twawsi
Definitely NOT what I used in the military but...

Definitely NOT what I used in the military but looks like a sweet bag. I thought it was going to be the same one as post #14
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,846
Posted By Twawsi
As a soon to retire Infantryman, and avid user of...

As a soon to retire Infantryman, and avid user of these bags for over 24 years, I'd like to add that the best way to use these are inside out. I.E. the green was meant to be on the outside but trust...
Forum: EMEA 02-26-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,647
Posted By Twawsi
Michael, Let me know when you're coming...

Michael,

Let me know when you're coming back and maybe I'll meet ya at a pass.

Ciao,
Frank
Forum: Europe 02-26-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,326
Posted By Twawsi
+1 ^ Courtfisher, That book is awesome! I...

+1 ^ Courtfisher,

That book is awesome! I have it in my tank bag right now and shared it with our bike club here in Italy. We've voted on buying 50 copies so that all members will have a copy....
Forum: Europe 02-26-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,326
Posted By Twawsi
I'll echo what fluff said, a lot of passes are...

I'll echo what fluff said, a lot of passes are closed until mid June. With that said, for a place to go....hit Andermatt, and ride the four circuitous routes from there. You wont be disappointed.
Forum: Europe 10-25-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,898
Posted By Twawsi
Depending on what type of work or reason you are...

Depending on what type of work or reason you are coming over, there might be a way for you to purchase through the same program that the US Military does. Just throwing it out there as an option. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,335
Posted By Twawsi
This isn't a scientific answer but since Im a...

This isn't a scientific answer but since Im a Soldier.....I'll do it in "Beer math"....this year at the BMW Motorad days in Garmisch Germany, there was a company that was selling (and had on display)...
Forum: EMEA 07-21-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,949
Posted By Twawsi
Steven, I make the trip from Veneto to...

Steven,

I make the trip from Veneto to your area and back at least once a month and I've taken a lot of different variations (going through Brenner pass or Lugano is only a 15 minute...
Forum: EMEA 07-21-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,739
Posted By Twawsi
Anyone not impressed with Italy, certainly didn't...

Anyone not impressed with Italy, certainly didn't ride in the right spots!
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2012, 02:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,485
Posted By Twawsi
Good to see this info because I have been in the...

Good to see this info because I have been in the market for a new seat for the past year but being stationed overseas doesnt really help out when it comes to "seeing" seats and trying them out. I...
Forum: Europe 06-09-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By Twawsi
Done, Vicenza Italy here.....

Done, Vicenza Italy here.....
Forum: GPS Tracks - Europe, Africa, & Middle East 06-09-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,391
Posted By Twawsi
Awesome! Thanks, I have been looking for...

Awesome! Thanks, I have been looking for this!!!!! :clap ..........and.............off I go.....:ricky
Forum: EMEA 06-06-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,564
Posted By Twawsi
I was just near there this past Monday/Tuesday...

I was just near there this past Monday/Tuesday and really enjoyed it!

Left in the afternoon and headed to
Passo San Marco (South side is the best )
Passo d. Spluga south side has some...
Forum: EMEA 06-03-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,155
Posted By Twawsi
Deleted......

Deleted......
Forum: Europe 05-27-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,788
Posted By Twawsi
A problem that you might run into is is that...

A problem that you might run into is is that unless using UPS or FEDEX, Lithium shipping (including anything that has a Lithium battery in it) via USPS was suspended as of 16 May 2012. At least it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,220
Posted By Twawsi
At the risk of tainting my answer, I read the...

At the risk of tainting my answer, I read the first post and then posted this.
1. I ride because it gives me a chance to get lost in my own thoughts.
2. I'm able to solve the worlds problems (ok,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By Twawsi
Ok short reply with no more pics because after 12...

Ok short reply with no more pics because after 12 hrs, we are smoked. I have put 1300 miles on my Adventure in 5 days of riding the Alps, to include over 31 passes (to be named later when I can...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By Twawsi
Brought to you by the Stelvo, Capo Mike and Twawsi

All,

This "could" go in a ride report but I will post more pics tonight when we get down off the Pass to keep it in the G Spot forum. Capo Mike and I are stationed over here in Italy (tough...
Forum: EMEA 08-22-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,682
Posted By Twawsi
Tydive, Not certain that I'll be that...

Tydive,

Not certain that I'll be that far west in time. In the even that your plans have changed (as mine did) I'll be at/around gelorspass / grossglockner tomorrow. Let me know if you'll...
Forum: Europe 08-22-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,898
Posted By Twawsi
Northern ITALY!!!!!!!! And this is from an...

Northern ITALY!!!!!!!! And this is from an Amercian that's lived in Italy for over a decade. I guess as a second choice, any place in the Alps, regardless of what country. Just my biased two cents.
Forum: EMEA 08-18-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,682
Posted By Twawsi
Tydive and Eddie 98, Me and a buddy of...

Tydive and Eddie 98,

Me and a buddy of mine will be flying around the Italian Alps from Slovenia to Switzerland (at least) from the 23rd to the 26th. We live/work in Veneto and are putting a...
Forum: EMEA 07-23-2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,162
Posted By Twawsi
Another concurrence with MJ. Once upon a time as...

Another concurrence with MJ. Once upon a time as a young-er man, I could ride 200 miles a day on my Ducati 996, now if you told me to do that or I'd have to sell my bike, I'd miss her. Fast forward...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,099
Posted By Twawsi
I'll put my two (euro) cents in. You said you...

I'll put my two (euro) cents in. You said you would travel alot. Not certain what it is that you are doing and what your dress code requirements are but, what a way to travel. Why? It's an awesome...
Forum: Europe 08-16-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 22,262
Posted By Twawsi
I'm not Italian but I Live in, and Ride in Italy...

I'm not Italian but I Live in, and Ride in Italy every day! Vicenza and all points North.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,145
Posted By Twawsi
Happened to me today. 2 1/2 weeks old, 1200...

Happened to me today. 2 1/2 weeks old, 1200 miles on the odometer, parked towards the sun at 0850, came out at 1035 and viola! Lesson learned. It was only 78 degrees outside too.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,065
Posted By Twawsi
According to bavarianmotorcars.de where US...

According to bavarianmotorcars.de where US Servicemen purchase US Spec'd cars and bikes, Yes, the 30th Ann GSA will be available as a 2011 model. How do I know? They asked me if I wanted to wait for...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2010, 04:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By Twawsi
I also forgot to add that on the final leg home,...

I also forgot to add that on the final leg home, after leaving Laveno-Mombello, I saw a fellow ADV RIDER as I was riding by. I don't remember the type of SUV but it was dark in color and had Large...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2010, 04:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By Twawsi
http://i757.photobucket.com/albums/xx218/Twawsi/Ad...

http://i757.photobucket.com/albums/xx218/Twawsi/Adventure/DSC04838.jpg


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Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2010, 04:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By Twawsi
http://i757.photobucket.com/albums/xx218/Twawsi/Ad...

http://i757.photobucket.com/albums/xx218/Twawsi/Adventure/DSC04808.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2010, 04:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By Twawsi
http://i757.photobucket.com/albums/xx218/Twawsi/Ad...

http://i757.photobucket.com/albums/xx218/Twawsi/Adventure/DSC04792.jpg

Hotel Birgdyll in Andermatt
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By Twawsi
GE thru CH to IT first ride on our GSAs

Had some work to do in Germany so while I was there, I picked up my 2010 GSA from Mannheim, and a buddy picked his up from Heidelberg. We linked up at the Karlsruhe Polo outlet and he bought some...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,100
Posted By Twawsi
jp, I concur, dings and blemishes do add...

jp, I concur, dings and blemishes do add character, just wish it wouldve been by my actions.

jeffs900, I plan on getting her pretty dirty on tomorrow's ride back to Italy through Switzerland
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,100
Posted By Twawsi
New Toy Deflowered

So I drive up from Italy to pick up my new GSA in Germany, ride it once. Park it on it's center stand in Ramstein AB and some assclown hits it on one side, knocks it over on the Left side. And only...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2010, 05:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,473
Posted By Twawsi
Brownsr, Congrats! I am currently in your...

Brownsr,

Congrats! I am currently in your AO and picked up my 2010 GSA yesterday at Mannheim, I am definitely diggin it! I'll especially like the ride back to Italy as I and a friend (picks...
Forum: Europe 07-17-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By Twawsi
Now I know why no responses. There is one hotel...

Now I know why no responses. There is one hotel in the town. There is the Abby of St. Maurice. There are a few bars and then there's nothing else. We got here too late, the weather was rainy. Ah...
Forum: Europe 07-15-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By Twawsi
I see a lot of views on this message and yet no...

I see a lot of views on this message and yet no replies. Hopefully I'll get some info prior to Saturday Morning, if not....I guess I'll be able to answer my questions,lol. And then provide some...
Forum: Europe 07-14-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By Twawsi
ST-Maurice

Any Swiss friends that can comment on St. Maurice, the town? I'm headed up to GE to take delivery of my 2010 GSA and wanted to stop there on the way up. Unfortunately I'll be coming home a different...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,450
Posted By Twawsi
bavarianmotorcars.de is the distributor of US...

bavarianmotorcars.de is the distributor of US Spec BMW cars and motorcycles to US Forces in Europe. I have purchased a 2010 GSA and take delivery next week. There was a problem with my order and...
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