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Forum: Equipment 08-28-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By Z0RR0
Sena this, Skully that ... what about phone apps?

So in a quest to communicate with my passenger I often end up in Skully or Sena territory ... which is all fun and games but we both have smartphones (Android) at all times!
I can't seem to find an...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-25-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 47,929
Posted By Z0RR0
1098 in the air (slightly) ...

1098 in the air (slightly)

http://i.imgur.com/tFN5TyS.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 44,493
Views: 8,552,137
Posted By Z0RR0
I'm sure this has been mentioned/discussed ......

I'm sure this has been mentioned/discussed ... but I've searched with no results and not really keen on browsing through 2700 pages.

Has anyone considered a 450 swap, out of a WRR? Does it even...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 182,305
Posted By Z0RR0
Glad to see you on the road again. So this is a...

Glad to see you on the road again. So this is a warmup for a round-the-world trip? :D
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,313
Posted By Z0RR0
I'm far more worried in Motels than campgrounds. ...

I'm far more worried in Motels than campgrounds.

I take my luggage with me, put the bike in the most secure place (hotel desk guys are almost always very cool after 2.7 seconds of chatting), with...
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,909
Posted By Z0RR0
Guzzis could be great, but I haven't seen many...

Guzzis could be great, but I haven't seen many for 3k-ish.

Thus far, I keep falling back on the supermoto idea, seems like it would be the most fun. And screw practicality.:evil
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,051
Posted By Z0RR0
From memory (and articles), he just had bruises...

From memory (and articles), he just had bruises and a sprained thumb.
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,909
Posted By Z0RR0
I believe there are a handful of Transalps in NA....

I believe there are a handful of Transalps in NA. I've had Elefant, DR 750/800 and Africa Twin posters on the wall as a kid. Paris Dakar godlen era, really. :evil

I'd forgotten about the Yam GTS....
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,909
Posted By Z0RR0
I totally agree with the euro-only bike ... but I...

I totally agree with the euro-only bike ... but I see more as a perk than a main criteria. I'd rather have a dead stone reliable bike that I could buy here vs a euro bike broken down on the side of...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,909
Posted By Z0RR0
Euro-bike. What do?

Let's say you unexplicably have some amount of money burning a hole in your pocket, namely 3-ish thousand euros.

You live in America, but love riding in Europe enough to warrant putting that money...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 24,051
Posted By Z0RR0
You drooled over my report? Well, your report...

You drooled over my report? Well, your report started a bunch of flashbacks from my time in France! The circle is complete!:rofl
I'd lvove to do the DDMT, but don't think I'll have my shit together...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 24,051
Posted By Z0RR0
How did I miss this!? Fantastic report, I...

How did I miss this!?

Fantastic report, I was in France a year ago (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=725369) ... and now you just made want to go back. Right. Now. :D
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 23,051
Posted By Z0RR0
Are we still pointing out sportbikes make good...

Are we still pointing out sportbikes make good tourers?

http://i.imgur.com/bBkic.jpg

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=725369
Forum: Trip Planning 07-10-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,838
Posted By Z0RR0
WTF is with this guy?:huh

WTF is with this guy?:huh
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,129
Posted By Z0RR0
I've done ~15k on my 1098. Checked the valves at...

I've done ~15k on my 1098. Checked the valves at 13k (km) they were in spec, changed the belts as precaution (way over the 24months limit). Rode in Europe all winter, and only issue was a cracked...
Forum: Americas 07-10-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,929
Posted By Z0RR0
The issue with anywhere but Vegas is that the...

The issue with anywhere but Vegas is that the flights might not be as cheap. So I'm sort of firm on flying in/out of Vegas. And not keen on renting a car interstate.

Besides, a 5x10 is plenty, and...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-06-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,838
Posted By Z0RR0
Nobody likes a backseat driver. Or couch copilot...

Nobody likes a backseat driver. Or couch copilot in this case.

STFU and let him ride.
Forum: Americas 07-05-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,929
Posted By Z0RR0
Riding it is my most plausible option right now....

Riding it is my most plausible option right now. The issue is with the bike, not me or my vacation time (which I do have, in moderation). I'm just not very keen on putting 3k miles of slab on the...
Forum: Americas 07-05-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,929
Posted By Z0RR0
Cheap bike storage in Vegas for 6 months?

I'm considering keeping my bike in Vegas for the winter (that's from November to April/May).

Why Vegas? Because flights are cheaper than SF or LA, and it's close enough to several fun riding...
Forum: Americas 07-05-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 896
Posted By Z0RR0
Don't bother if you're going to stick to the...

Don't bother if you're going to stick to the roads and stay out of the city itself.

There's a handful of half decent roads ... even that is optimistic. That first map is the only option for riders...
Forum: Americas 06-27-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,540
Posted By Z0RR0
Had Red's a couple weeks ago. Waited 10mins, and...

Had Red's a couple weeks ago. Waited 10mins, and it was glorious. Not really a fan of the fried clams though.
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,062
Posted By Z0RR0
Thanks guys! There will be more stories to come...

Thanks guys! There will be more stories to come for sure. In the US at first, then probably back to Europeland. :evil

Good thing you mentioned you sent a PM Hans, somehow I always miss those...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,062
Posted By Z0RR0
Update that I've been holding out on for months,...

Update that I've been holding out on for months, because I wanted to write more than "tadaaaam, trip's over", I wanted some sort of grand conclusion ...

Ain't happening. Can't be bothered writing...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,062
Posted By Z0RR0
I suppose I should've warned you that I was...

I suppose I should've warned you that I was taking a vacation from my vacation during the holidays. And since I care not to turn this into a biography, no bike or travel means nothing to write about....
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,062
Posted By Z0RR0
Aha! Geese! That makes sense. They were too big...

Aha! Geese! That makes sense. They were too big for ducks and I don't even know if white ducks exist. Oh yeah, I didn't mention this, they were huge. Like ostrich huge. Also, they were armed, and had...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,062
Posted By Z0RR0
The previous Ste Victoire and Aix was just a...

The previous Ste Victoire and Aix was just a quick afternoon thing.

This is the destination I'm aiming for, the real deal. The Gorges du Verdon.

On Monday evening I have dinner with some old...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,062
Posted By Z0RR0
Alright, let's start with the beginning here. Had...

Alright, let's start with the beginning here. Had a meeting in Aix en Provence on Monday.

The second that was over, I headed to Cezanne's backyard, the Ste Victoire. Literally minutes away.

As...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,062
Posted By Z0RR0
Just a small teaser of what I've been up to...

Just a small teaser of what I've been up to recently. :D

http://i.imgur.com/I3pm4.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/UnIVE.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,062
Posted By Z0RR0
Thought I'd forgotten about everyone? :D ...

Thought I'd forgotten about everyone? :D

Small update. Weather's been shitty for the past 10 days, enough of this!
Headed East, where it's supposed to be sunny.

Route : http://g.co/maps/8cnpb...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,062
Posted By Z0RR0
No bike today, felt like visiting the Cité as...

No bike today, felt like visiting the Cité as it's only 30mins away. On foot.

Saying it's big would be an understatement
http://i.imgur.com/MZWRs.jpg (http://www.julienconstans.com)

Sorry, I'm...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,062
Posted By Z0RR0
Thanks for all the comments guys. Keeps me...

Thanks for all the comments guys. Keeps me motivated to edit and post all the pictures ... and write all the gibberish!:rofl

vaish, it's an almost 10 year old Canon 10D! 6 megapixels, but I make...
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,062
Posted By Z0RR0
Since the forecast called for rain for tomorrow,...

Since the forecast called for rain for tomorrow, I decided to go out somewhere, anywhere.

It's still sunny and 20 degrees, so I should make the most of it.

Went up north, a small loop via...
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 424,960
Posted By Z0RR0
I'm trying out different places, not easy to get...

I'm trying out different places, not easy to get a stable shot. All using the provided suction cup.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/bczeH3iI1ug" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2011, 02:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,482
Posted By Z0RR0
No idea, but ducati.ms certainly will have an...

No idea, but ducati.ms certainly will have an accurate answer for you.
Forum: EMEA 10-25-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,512
Posted By Z0RR0
I shipped. See my ongoing thread here :...

I shipped.

See my ongoing thread here : http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=725369

Shipping was absurdly simple. Ride in the warehouse in Montreal, ride out in Toulouse. Done deal.
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By Z0RR0
Since you mentioned Buell, I suppose you'd like...

Since you mentioned Buell, I suppose you'd like some v-twin grunt?

If you want a bike that will hate you, that will demand you beat it to submission....
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,062
Posted By Z0RR0
Massive update this week, guys. Brace yourselves....

Massive update this week, guys. Brace yourselves.

I get a new tire.
http://i.imgur.com/O9ZTA.jpg (http://www.julienconstans.com)

I carry some bread.
http://i.imgur.com/5nTBJ.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2,381
Views: 600,404
Posted By Z0RR0
Thanks guys, gald you like it! Pics and videos...

Thanks guys, gald you like it! Pics and videos hardly do justice to the whole thing! It's fantastic.

And yep, I shipped the bike over from Montreal. Sort of living in France ... at least planning...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,062
Posted By Z0RR0
The Cote Vermeille is another of my "ooooh, I...

The Cote Vermeille is another of my "ooooh, I have to go there" destinations. FYI, it's the mediterranean coast as France turns into Spain. I went "all the way" to Cadaqués, as per a friend's...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2011, 03:01 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,062
Posted By Z0RR0
Fredicchino, there is no paperwork whatsoever...

Fredicchino, there is no paperwork whatsoever because I said it was temporary import, for holidays purposes. It's literally just 2mins for the customs officer to make a copy of your registration....
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