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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-30-2015, 10:56 AM
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Posted By milkman67204
We headed down the pass after meeting and talking...

We headed down the pass after meeting and talking with everyone
http://i1349.photobucket.com/albums/p759/milkman672042000/2015%20Summer%20motorcycle%20trip/P6301013_zpsjqq8jdak.jpg

Some pics I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-30-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
So that brings me to today. We headed out...

So that brings me to today.

We headed out with no real goal in mind other than get 200 miles away and close to Austria.

I found what I thought was some smaller roads to take.

We started in a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-30-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
We hit Lake Como after that and drove up the west...

We hit Lake Como after that and drove up the west side of the lake. Man it was busy I tried to stop for pictures but I didnt find many chances
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-30-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
The next morning we headed out intending on Italy...

The next morning we headed out intending on Italy as our destination for the night.

I tried to find a smaller paved road, I know I am slacking but I dont know if my dads Ford will handle to much...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-30-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
There it is the legendary Matterhorn. ...

There it is the legendary Matterhorn.
http://i1349.photobucket.com/albums/p759/milkman672042000/2015%20Summer%20motorcycle%20trip/100_0815_zpsyhkwpk3c.jpg
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-28-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
We headed out with the goal to camp near the...

We headed out with the goal to camp near the Matterhorn.

The road was good, as far as the surface goes. The people on the road are another thing though. Thousands of bikes we saw today.

An old...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-28-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
THe next morning we woke up and there was a GOld...

THe next morning we woke up and there was a GOld Wing that pulled up beside us.

He was a German guy we talked for a bit. He had boughten his bike in The USA rode it around a bit then shipped it...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-28-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
We went back tot he same camp ground after...

We went back tot he same camp ground after getting the tires. THe next morning we headed east.

We made it to Lichtenstein.

We had planned on eating lunch there and using wifi but we couldnt...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-28-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
The next day we headed into Zurich. I found a...

The next day we headed into Zurich. I found a place called CC Racing that said online they had tires

We found them no problem talked to them and sure enough they could set us up. We just had to...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-28-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
The next day we headed north towards Zurich. Our...

The next day we headed north towards Zurich. Our goal was a little campground
Lake Geneva so we could attempt to get new tires on Friday.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-24-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
After realizing there would be no Moto museum we...

After realizing there would be no Moto museum we headed towards Switzerland. We wanted to make it to the other side of Lake Geneva

SOme of the scenery...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-24-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
Next the train museum. We were both relieved to...

Next the train museum. We were both relieved to see it didnt appear to be as big when we walked in.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-24-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
At the campground they had some tourist...

At the campground they had some tourist brochures. We found a couple about a car museum in Mulhouse France called the Schlumpf, I think, Auto Museum. Over 400 cars

We stopped there it was unreal....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-24-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
After Luxembourg we decided we didnt want to...

After Luxembourg we decided we didnt want to venture back into that city, beautiful city but crazy to drive in.

We headed south

First stop was Nancy
They had this beautiful Arc...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
We found a cheap hotel near the airport then...

We found a cheap hotel near the airport then headed towards the city of Luxembourg.

We stumbled into a little music festival....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
First one more picture from the top of the...

First one more picture from the top of the memorial in Bastogne
http://i1349.photobucket.com/albums/p759/milkman672042000/2015%20Summer%20motorcycle%20trip/P6210887_zpsxjbnhfon.jpg

There was a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
Woke up and headed out of the campground towards...

Woke up and headed out of the campground towards Bastogne.

We stopped at the Bastogne War museum. Very good museum. Did a good job of giving a good outline of the whole war from all of Europe to...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
Glad you guys are enjoying it! I actually enjoy...

Glad you guys are enjoying it! I actually enjoy doing this but I have been really suprised with Western Europe. I have had a hard time finding WIFI good enough to upload pictures, at least with out...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-20-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
Sorry I have been getting behind on this mess....

Sorry I have been getting behind on this mess. Its not as easy as you think trying to keep something like this up to date.

HOpefully with another person now to split up the chores every evening I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-20-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
Found the campground in Frankfurt paid way to...

Found the campground in Frankfurt paid way to much since it was in the city.

Woke up early and meet my dad at the airport. We got his car arranged and went back to the campground and took a nap....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-20-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
I was woken up in the middle of the night by rain...

I was woken up in the middle of the night by rain and my phone. My sister called saying due to the Hurricane in Houston my dad wouldnt make it on time... He would be the day after at 6:00 am...

I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-20-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
The next day I was looking for a hotel in...

The next day I was looking for a hotel in Frankfurt so I could stay there to meet my dad the next day. Well that didnt work out the cheapest I could find was 150 Euro a night. So I went up the Rhine...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-20-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
After Lemans I had a couple days to kill before...

After Lemans I had a couple days to kill before making it to Frankfurt so I drove around a bit

I saw a sign for a Roman aquaduct so I went to check it out and this is what I found...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-16-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
NIGHT RACING!!!! ...

NIGHT RACING!!!!

http://i1349.photobucket.com/albums/p759/milkman672042000/2015%20Summer%20motorcycle%20trip/P6130812_zpslcbmsruc.jpg

Ya it was hard to get a good photo of it...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-16-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
There was a display of the Ford vs Ferrari...

There was a display of the Ford vs Ferrari rivalry in the 60's

A Cobra Daytona
http://i1349.photobucket.com/albums/p759/milkman672042000/2015%20Summer%20motorcycle%20trip/P6130806_zpsh67xhzfo.jpg...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-16-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
THey had a short vintage race before the start of...

THey had a short vintage race before the start of the Lemans
http://i1349.photobucket.com/albums/p759/milkman672042000/2015%20Summer%20motorcycle%20trip/P6130769_zpsejefrp8g.jpg

I think it was...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-16-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
Eveidently I didnt do much on the 11th I dont...

Eveidently I didnt do much on the 11th I dont have any pics.

On the 12th there was mostly parites

At a round a-about...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-16-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
After I meet my new neighbors I went back to the...

After I meet my new neighbors I went back to the circuit village. THis time I was let in the same gate I was refused earlier. I guess the lady just didnt know what she was doing

The Village...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-12-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
Rocket Ships

I was at the Indy 500 a few years ago and that was impressive but not like this.

These arent cars they are steerable and agile rocket ships! Just unreal the power they have!!!!
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-12-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
I made it to Lemans and found a place to set up...

I made it to Lemans and found a place to set up my tent. It was getting late so I ate and checked in for the night, wasnt much going on.

Next day I went grocery shopping and walked towards the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-12-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
After that I headed towards the American Cemetery...

After that I headed towards the American Cemetery in Britany.

I arrived and it was completely empty. I ate a snack in front then went inside to walk around.

It was just as impressive as...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-12-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
FINALLY! I made it to this spectacle. Mount...

FINALLY!

I made it to this spectacle. Mount Saint Michel is the name. I had no clue it existed i just stumbled upon it riding around. It was a monastary built on a rock just off the coast of...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-12-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
Appreciate the comments and concerns for my...

Appreciate the comments and concerns for my health.

I ran into a doctor and talked to him basically he told me ya you have a cold and your head in super congested. He helped me get some...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-12-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
When I woke up I headed for the coast again....

When I woke up I headed for the coast again. Somethings caught my eye yesterday when I was puttering around and I needed to investigate.

First I came across signs for a German War Cemetery so I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-08-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
Tire pressure monitor system

Finally figured out something my smart phone is good for, monitoring my tire pressures.

Especially when traveling I try to keep an eye on my tires. I always hated getting down on the ground to...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-08-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
If anyone every thought about visiting the D-Day...

If anyone every thought about visiting the D-Day landings I think after almost a week wondering around there that it is worth it.

Though I wouldnt recommend during the anniversary. There are 5...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-08-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
That brings us to today. I woke up feeling a...

That brings us to today.

I woke up feeling a bit better still not 100%

I drove something about 100 miles to get closer to Le Mans.

Mostly through small backroads. I always heard and read...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-08-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
Woke up on the 7th feeling much better. Ears and...

Woke up on the 7th feeling much better. Ears and head still not perfect but bearable now

There were parachute jumps scheduled so I walked to 4 km's, roads were closed for the jumps, to watch
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-08-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
I thought I had got a cold from walking around in...

I thought I had got a cold from walking around in the rain at Dieppe but after one day I had felt better. In the mornings I would wake up feeling congested but that went away and I was fine.

I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-08-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,457
Posted By milkman67204
I putted around a while and ended up back in St....

I putted around a while and ended up back in St. Marie Eglise, my base camp.

I walked down to a little camp they had set up to look like a WWII field camp...
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