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Forum: Old's Cool 12-09-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 976,575
Posted By Yannick
You should stop drinkin' .......... :loaded ...

You should stop drinkin' .......... :loaded

:D:D:D

:rofl
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-16-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,170
Posted By Yannick
Windmills -or should we say wind generators,...

Windmills -or should we say wind generators, because a windmill is made to grind wheat into flour- are not growing-up everywhere only in the USA, they're also polluting the sights of the European...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-06-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11,227
Views: 3,831,631
Posted By Yannick
This friday evening, my boss tried to call me too...

This friday evening, my boss tried to call me too ... But the great advantage, when you're riding an old school Harley, is that you can't ear your phone ringing ... :ricky
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 35,761
Posted By Yannick
I know very well this place for having been there...

I know very well this place for having been there at least a dozen times, mostly for my job besides (I didn't tell you yet that I'm a tourism bus driver). Sure june 6th is a special day to visit the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 35,761
Posted By Yannick
Hello JMead11, when you're talking about the D...

Hello JMead11, when you're talking about the D day in your title, does that mean that you came to Normandy ? And so if you did, the debarkment beaches are so close to Brittany, I wish you had told me...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-11-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By Yannick
I was there last saturday, but there were so many...

I was there last saturday, but there were so many people on the Honda stand (booth) that I passed directly to the next hall to see the Guzzi stand, and I couldn't see if ther e was really a new...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-11-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 976,575
Posted By Yannick
You mean a French motorcycle Dollar ??? :eek1 I'm...

You mean a French motorcycle Dollar ??? :eek1 I'm totally fan of Dollars ! they're so cute !

http://amicaledollar.free.fr/frame4.html

If you need any translation, don't hesitate to ask me.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-11-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 242,851
Posted By Yannick
Five days in jail for five over miles speeding...

Five days in jail for five over miles speeding ??? Wow ... the sheriff wasn't laughing .... :eek1
Hope the food and the bedding were good ... :freaky
Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 976,575
Posted By Yannick
I agree. A solo seat will give it an odd look...

I agree. A solo seat will give it an odd look with the paniers and the rack.

And this duo seat and its handles are usefull to tie up some extra gear.
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By Yannick
Wonderfull pictures ! I had been working for 3...

Wonderfull pictures ! I had been working for 3 years in the Tarentaise valley, and during the ski season, I had to go every saturday to the Grenoble airport for the english tour operator I was...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,065
Posted By Yannick
Hello Felix, I just found your ride report...

Hello Felix,

I just found your ride report right now and I read it in one shot. What a pity you were so close from home just one month ago when you were around the Mont St Michel, I'm just living...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-23-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11,227
Views: 3,831,631
Posted By Yannick
The bike I got for 16 years now, and I'll never...

The bike I got for 16 years now, and I'll never sell it. It was a 1993 FLHS, I bought it as a wreck in 1996 and rebuilt it as a Road-king. I rode it across Europe, but it's not finished yet, I still...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 976,575
Posted By Yannick
Yes but carburators are so simple to fix compared...

Yes but carburators are so simple to fix compared to injectors (that's certainly one of the reasons why I don't wanna sell my old bikes).
Now that all Harley have injection too, I think it would be...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 106,533
Posted By Yannick
Thanks a lot for this offer, but I don't have...

Thanks a lot for this offer, but I don't have found yet the bike I want (a used one). And when I find it, It will take me some time to check every thing that need to be changed. And I'm still trying...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 106,533
Posted By Yannick
Well, it's been a long time since I didn't say a...

Well, it's been a long time since I didn't say a word on your report. I was just reading and staring at your amazing pictures. I've read many reports about this part of the world, but I had to tell...
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 196,017
Posted By Yannick
Thank you too, Dixieoutlaw, for answering. I can...

Thank you too, Dixieoutlaw, for answering. I can see how different it can be from a state to another one.
Beyond the question of being correctly trained in a driving school so as to ride safely...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-08-2012, 02:49 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 242,851
Posted By Yannick
Hey, R80ST, it looks like an Amazone (German...

Hey, R80ST, it looks like an Amazone (German moped from the 50ies). Is it one ?
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 193,746
Posted By Yannick
I just found your report some days ago, and now,...

I just found your report some days ago, and now, like all the others readers, I'm stuck in front of my computer waiting for your next updating.
I've been watching all your videos with the computer...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 130,411
Posted By Yannick
Thanks for the information, I'm gonna try to find...

Thanks for the information, I'm gonna try to find that thread.
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 130,411
Posted By Yannick
It's something I've ever been thinking of, as I...

It's something I've ever been thinking of, as I plan to visit all North America one day (dunno when yet, but one day ...), but I wonder if it's doable for a non-american to get a bike registered...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 196,017
Posted By Yannick
Well, with all theses explanations about the...

Well, with all theses explanations about the driving license, I understand better many things now. :D
But I think that the most staggering in your story is the fact you start directly on such a bike...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 196,017
Posted By Yannick
Thank you for answering Ken, Your first way to...

Thank you for answering Ken,
Your first way to obtain the permit is simply incredible, for us in France ... learning by oneself how to ride before taking the test with one's own bike seems amazing,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 196,017
Posted By Yannick
Hi Rob, At first, like all others before...

Hi Rob,

At first, like all others before me, I wanted to congratulate you for daring doing that trip with such a bike. And as a Road-king owner too, I can imagine what you've been through. But...
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,791,810
Posted By Yannick
I totally agree with you, Stuffyyff. The problem...

I totally agree with you, Stuffyyff. The problem is that people can be brainwashed in so many ways, and it's so hard to make them face the truth.
Not everyone have the luck to be open minded, or the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-28-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 242,851
Posted By Yannick
Wooow ... Thanks a lot for your answer. I...

Wooow ... Thanks a lot for your answer.
I didn't know anything about the existance of XS Heritage special, and I don't think those bikes where available in France in the 80ies (or in the rest of the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-20-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 242,851
Posted By Yannick
Thanks ! Now that we've seen your current...

Thanks !

Now that we've seen your current bike, I guess why you've got this big kitty as avatar ... :D

http://www.paranoland.com/emoticones-smileys/smileys/animaux/13.gif...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-20-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 582
Views: 242,851
Posted By Yannick
Is it a 500 Special ? We don't see well the...

Is it a 500 Special ? We don't see well the capacity because it's a bit blurred just at that point. What year was it ? I didn't know 500 had had a kick. I passed my driving licence in 1988 on the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-11-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 242,851
Posted By Yannick
I was 10 years old in 1979, when my father bought...

I was 10 years old in 1979, when my father bought this brand new Yamaha DT125MX (for him). And it was on this bike that I learned to ride (how to use a gear box).
From 14 to 18, I had a Motobecane...
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 32,709
Posted By Yannick
Ok, so while waiting for your return in Europe, I...

Ok, so while waiting for your return in Europe, I whish you some beautiful adventures in your country. And I wanted to thank you again for your interest in France, Germany and Belgium, and all that...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 106,533
Posted By Yannick
I can't believe that. How they lifted the bike on...

I can't believe that. How they lifted the bike on the top of the trailer ...
:eek2:eek2:eek2
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 106,533
Posted By Yannick
Nice pictures, nice videos too, and now you...

Nice pictures, nice videos too, and now you maintain the suspense ... it's becoming a road movie !

And I'm addicted now ... :D

Seriously now, it just look like if it was a problem with...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 32,709
Posted By Yannick
While waiting for your next report, I'm going to...

While waiting for your next report, I'm going to read your previous ones, as you suggested.
Let us know about your next trip before leaving Arizona, I don't know yet where I will go next summer but...
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 32,709
Posted By Yannick
You mean we are veterans, and now this the day of...

You mean we are veterans, and now this the day of our dead brothers ... :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,791,810
Posted By Yannick
Yes sure, but it's not finished yet, Doug has...

Yes sure, but it's not finished yet, Doug has still to write down the report about the ride back, now.
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 32,709
Posted By Yannick
Despite I know well the Tournai area (and all the...

Despite I know well the Tournai area (and all the Wallon part of Belgium), I never have been to Ypres. If I had known there was such an intersting museum, sure I would have gone to see it. So now,...
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 32,709
Posted By Yannick
I didn't even know the existence of the American...

I didn't even know the existence of the American cemetery of Suresne.

http://jmead11france.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Travel/Europe-October-2011/i-C8HZBx3/0/X2/DSC0088-X2.jpg

In french military...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 130,411
Posted By Yannick
Hello, young Lady, I just have found your...

Hello, young Lady,
I just have found your report today, so congratulations for your trip, and for having found the strengh to go on alone when your "friend" left.
It seems you just missed the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 32,709
Posted By Yannick
Your pictures are the souvenirs that I could not...

Your pictures are the souvenirs that I could not get from inside by myself ... Really thank you.
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 32,709
Posted By Yannick
It seems you were lucky to be able to take these...

It seems you were lucky to be able to take these shots without being caught by the attendant of the ossuary. When I went there, last year (april 2010), I wanted to take the same pictures and my...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 32,709
Posted By Yannick
Great pictures, as last year. These ones remind...

Great pictures, as last year. These ones remind me of the trip I made in april 2010. I didn't went to the Vaux fort, but to the Douaumont Fort, and I also visited the memorial, and the ossuary with...
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