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Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,105
Posted By Simon L
I've had this problem on my 2011 xt660z tenere at...

I've had this problem on my 2011 xt660z tenere at 40000km.
Now at almost 60k it started using oil so I tought to replace the engine. A new cilinder/piston + gaskets would cost me €1000 as there...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 22,964
Posted By Simon L
iz4dja, if you're planning on going to iceland,...

iz4dja, if you're planning on going to iceland, we will depart in Danmark the 15th of july. I would like to try one of the coffees I saw you making in your ride reports :yum !
To make it cheaper...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 22,964
Posted By Simon L
We're from Herentals, near Turnhout, "De...

We're from Herentals, near Turnhout, "De Kempen".
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 22,964
Posted By Simon L
Yes, stopping two days on the faroe islands would...

Yes, stopping two days on the faroe islands would save us the cost of shipping the bike or something like that (2x180 euros), making it far more interesting!
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 22,964
Posted By Simon L
Super! Looking forward to it! We might end up in...

Super! Looking forward to it! We might end up in the states in a few years you know :evil
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 22,964
Posted By Simon L
Hi Denis, Thanks for the nice comments. When...

Hi Denis,

Thanks for the nice comments. When you're in belgium, let us know! We're always in to grab a Blue Chimay (or more) with fellow riders ;-). Just send me a pm a few days in front and we'll...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 22,964
Posted By Simon L
We're planning to use Smyril Line, departing from...

We're planning to use Smyril Line, departing from Hirtshals. They've got a monopoly I guess? Can't seem to find another company connecting these countries?

Simon
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 22,964
Posted By Simon L
We've seen some things over :huh. It is indeed...

We've seen some things over :huh. It is indeed one thousand per person. But if we stay over 2 days longer on the faroe islands on the retour, it saves us a lot of money for some strange reason :eek1....
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 22,964
Posted By Simon L
That last option might be a little cheaper,...

That last option might be a little cheaper, though it still remains very expensive.
We're just gonna make the best of it, last time going north in Europe for a while now! :dog
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 22,964
Posted By Simon L
No no, it shoul be 520 forth an back. It's...

No no, it shoul be 520 forth an back. It's reasonable because we can share the costs for the cabin. We still got one place left ;-).
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 22,964
Posted By Simon L
Hi iz4dja, We're going at least with 3...

Hi iz4dja,

We're going at least with 3 bikes. So including a 4 person cabin it would be about 520 euros per person. Seems reasonable, it's quite a distance to cover. It's the only way to take or...
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 22,964
Posted By Simon L
Hi Mories, This year we'll be heading to...

Hi Mories,

This year we'll be heading to Iceland. 2 weeks offroad :evil .
A ride report will be posted afterwards!

In september maybe Corsica or Romania, but we're not sure what choice to make...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 23,686
Posted By Simon L
AWESOME REPORT, great pictures! Love it! :freaky

AWESOME REPORT, great pictures! Love it! :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,262
Posted By Simon L
Jep, the things not to do and last but not least:...

Jep, the things not to do and last but not least: realizing that you're not able to spend ages travelling around. At some point you'll have to get back to work :fall .
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,262
Posted By Simon L
Awesome, I'll be following your report :clap !...

Awesome, I'll be following your report :clap ! We've done a trip to the Northcape last summer and we're doing Iceland this summer. Beautiful countries, but as JohnnyTh says, you're missing the best...
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 29,279
Posted By Simon L
Awesome report and amazing pictures!! :clap We're...

Awesome report and amazing pictures!! :clap We're going there this year, certainly going to keep your routes in mind!
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,105
Posted By Simon L
Enjoyed it! Nice report! :clap

Enjoyed it! Nice report! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By Simon L
I've ridden the tenere for 40k kms this year, and...

I've ridden the tenere for 40k kms this year, and i can tell you it's not bulletproof, but here in
Belgium defenitily the most bang for the buck.
Good offroad capabilities (if not with a full fuel...
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 21,692
Posted By Simon L
Really nice report, awesome pictures! Enjoyed it!...

Really nice report, awesome pictures! Enjoyed it!

Blijkbaar toch veel ADV Belgen! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,477
Posted By Simon L
Conversion to a USD fork is really nice on the...

Conversion to a USD fork is really nice on the XT660Z! Nice work!
I would really like to do the same with the front fork.
Any idea about the total cost for the conversion?

I see you have a...
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 22,964
Posted By Simon L
Wij zijn van Herentals, prov. Antwerpen. Was...

Wij zijn van Herentals, prov. Antwerpen.
Was een supertrip!
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,270
Posted By Simon L
I really like your reports! Keep 'm coming!!

I really like your reports! Keep 'm coming!!
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 21,511
Posted By Simon L
Wow, I really like your ride report!!

Wow, I really like your ride report!!
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 22,964
Posted By Simon L
As soon as all the photos are edited, we will...

As soon as all the photos are edited, we will post the full report! It was a really nice trip!
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 22,964
Posted By Simon L
Here are some pictures of the past days, a full...

Here are some pictures of the past days, a full ride report will be posted when we are back home! (Not much wifi available)

We are in Mehamn at the moment.

The view from our hotel room in...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 22,964
Posted By Simon L
The bikes are ready to go! My bike: ...

The bikes are ready to go!

My bike:

http://i1345.photobucket.com/albums/p677/SimonLAdv/null_zps2c71dc3d.jpg

Stijn's bike:
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 22,964
Posted By Simon L
Thanks! I think we might go for a quick change of...

Thanks! I think we might go for a quick change of plans! Looking at the pictures 'round the E45 it surely seems interesting!
Forum: Canada 05-29-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,559
Posted By Simon L
:clap

:clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-29-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 492,645
Posted By Simon L
Gravelines, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France ...

Gravelines, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-5MkuFRIySsY/UX40o6uGGoI/AAAAAAAAAFo/4mw8CdYEwvw/w902-h602/197745_461559310593365_1202699338_n.jpg
Forum: Europe 04-11-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,188
Posted By Simon L
Just join us for the 350km tour :wink:, 250 km's...

Just join us for the 350km tour :wink:, 250 km's is just not enough :evil
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,740
Posted By Simon L
I love the pictures and story! Hope to be riding...

I love the pictures and story! Hope to be riding there in a few years!
Forum: Europe 04-10-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,188
Posted By Simon L
Saturday we'll be doing some testriding no...

Saturday we'll be doing some testriding no specific time, sunday we'll be attending the 335km tour at 9am. We hope to be back from the tour before 14h, so we can do the offroad initiation.

Simon
Forum: Europe 04-05-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,188
Posted By Simon L
No time for a ride this weekend? Gathering some...

No time for a ride this weekend? Gathering some people to ride along...
Forum: Europe 03-29-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,188
Posted By Simon L
It seems that not every Belgian is as smart as...

It seems that not every Belgian is as smart as the other ...:rofl
Forum: Europe 03-28-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,188
Posted By Simon L
And last week... ...

And last week...


https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-y0sLsAQeBHc/UUSw4TwOdzI/AAAAAAAAAFA/YacbtVG4R6o/s902/IMG_4785.JPG
Forum: Europe 03-28-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,188
Posted By Simon L
You should join us someday, OlivierS. Had some...

You should join us someday, OlivierS. Had some fun today!

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-ggUjhmwKG0c/UVR_tJd-sTI/AAAAAAAAAFU/D25mrxvYOIw/s902/7254_632193573461337_126108606_n.jpg
Forum: Europe 03-28-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,395
Posted By Simon L
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Europe 03-28-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,188
Posted By Simon L
I had a nice crash on the tarmac last week, had...

I had a nice crash on the tarmac last week, had to replace handlebar and handguards. An idiotic car tought it was needed to stop his car suddenly in a blind corner on a bridge... He said he wanted to...
Forum: Europe 03-26-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,188
Posted By Simon L
I'm probably in too!

I'm probably in too!
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,740
Posted By Simon L
Subscribed! Je vous souhaite une bonne journée!...

Subscribed! Je vous souhaite une bonne journée! :clap
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