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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-15-2015, 05:19 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Wow, actually caught you online at the same time...

Wow, actually caught you online at the same time as me :freaky

Keep an eye out for a short bearded Brit who is either already in the Stans this summer or on his way there. Riding the same bike as...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-15-2015, 05:05 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Contact

Hi Ed,

Not sure if it works the same in Kyrgyzstan, but in Kazakhstan, shaking hands is very important. Next time you are stopped, try shaking the cops (or anyone else's) hand straight away. This...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-05-2015, 02:23 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Amen to that !:deal

Amen to that !:deal
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-20-2015, 12:21 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Ed, if you are going that way, you could visit...

Ed, if you are going that way, you could visit Attaturks 'Pavilion' in Trabzon and take a short ride out to Soumela Monistary. A 500m climb up a cliff but, unfortunately, no wine waiting at the top.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-19-2015, 05:19 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
I took this on my visit to the Gallipoli beaches...

I took this on my visit to the Gallipoli beaches 26 years ago. I guess you missed this tribute from Ataturk or you would have posted it.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-08-2015, 06:30 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Or...kickback on some beach somewhere and write a...

Or...kickback on some beach somewhere and write a book with (some) of the pictures :evil
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-24-2015, 01:56 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Was that a Laifan (spelling) Ed?

Was that a Laifan (spelling) Ed?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-19-2015, 04:52 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
The Prisoner village still exists. Portmeirion,...

The Prisoner village still exists. Portmeirion, Wales, UK. Rumour has it that the balloon still hunts unsuspecting tourists that venture onto the beach.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-05-2015, 04:22 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Ed, from what I have heard, while it is still...

Ed, from what I have heard, while it is still possible to get a visa at the moment, the Russians are requiring you to give a details itinerary (all towns and route between) and that you have to stick...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-02-2014, 08:34 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
I was there this year. Don't get your hopes up...

I was there this year. Don't get your hopes up and make sure you do not visit over a weekend. Its tourist central ! Transfig that is.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-19-2014, 05:39 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Atyrau-Aktobe

I did that road, but in the other direction, in 2012. Stayed on the potholed road though and completed the journey in 14.5 very hard hours, rupturing my auxilliary fuel tank. ADV Blog here...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-14-2014, 01:14 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
:deal

:deal
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-28-2014, 12:33 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Damn...bit late notice to arrange a 'business'...

Damn...bit late notice to arrange a 'business' trip to our other data centre in Munich. Still, will catch you later in Croatia end August.

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Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 04:14 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
If you get hold of the wiring diagram you will...

If you get hold of the wiring diagram you will see that there is already a load relief relay wired into the wiring for the lights.

The load going through the switch should not be an issue.

I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-17-2014, 11:44 PM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Europe

Hi Gene

We are planning to ride in that area (Croatia on down to Montenegro) in August/September time so I hope we can meet up.

Don't forget, there is a bed available in The Hague when/If you...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-10-2014, 05:55 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Hard decision

Depending on your plans in Europe, you may also want to think about whether is would be cheaper to sell your bikes locally and buy a couple bikes in Europe, taking your gear as excess baggage.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-07-2014, 04:35 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
I think you may be travelling solo again ! ...

I think you may be travelling solo again !

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-31-2014, 05:18 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
[QUOTE=lightcycle;24271768] Just for the...

[QUOTE=lightcycle;24271768]

Just for the record, I am Pro-Booby... :evil
[ /QUOTE]

Even the ones you have to stay 4 feet from? Not withstanding a court order!


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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-24-2014, 08:00 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Eat work sleep repeat x60 Travel x365 Worth...

Eat work sleep repeat x60
Travel x365
Worth it!

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-21-2014, 11:45 PM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Choice

Hi Ed. For what its worth, I think you made the right choice in going to Alaska. 20+ years ago I had the opportunity to join an Icelandic fishing boat working off Greenland....and passed the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-13-2014, 09:37 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Following on from this, I just saw this ...

Following on from this, I just saw this

http://www.sott.net/article/277104-Russia-and-China-announce-decoupling-trade-from-Dollar-The-End-for-the-USA-is-nigh%E2%80%8F

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Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 10:46 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Its been done! They sent back a photo of some...

Its been done! They sent back a photo of some handcuffs.....

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-25-2014, 08:04 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Custom X-challenge.....nice ! Pity about the...

Custom X-challenge.....nice ! Pity about the stock suspension unit. Could do with an upgrade.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-05-2014, 12:24 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
....and here are a few more from Walter

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=519357

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=533442

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=545121
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-03-2014, 12:29 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Unfortunately, dream on. You can add another...

Unfortunately, dream on. You can add another couple years to that to see them settled and financially independent:ddog
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-24-2014, 12:53 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Cracked me up.:rofl I don't think there is a...

Cracked me up.:rofl I don't think there is a married man out there who hasn't been abused in this way by their spouse!:deal
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-13-2014, 12:47 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
x mile high

If ur going to start measuring things:eek1 isn't the mile high club actually the 7 mile high club these days :deal
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-07-2013, 10:59 PM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
SE Asia

Lalo

If you haven't found it yet, get in contact with these people....the guy who started this organisation (David Unkovich - Aussie) also developed bike trail maps of North Thailand that you can...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-28-2013, 07:24 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Damn....thats what I was going to do :evil

Damn....thats what I was going to do :evil
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-15-2013, 11:12 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
He didn't get up because he was shot twice by a...

He didn't get up because he was shot twice by a police officer. Died later.


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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-15-2013, 10:47 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Actually, on the Thai side of the border, though...

Actually, on the Thai side of the border, though only just. Let me know if/when you have plans to be in north Thailand.


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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-15-2013, 08:32 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Hi Lalo To be honest, I wouldn't go this...

Hi Lalo

To be honest, I wouldn't go this route at all.

I would suggest getting an imported 125 from China or some other place like that.... probably second hand but a new one would only cost...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2013, 11:26 PM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
If you want a great engine guard that protects...

If you want a great engine guard that protects the cases, take a look at Sheffelmier metal in Germany. Not sure what the shipping cost to the States would be though.

Mikecbrxx on the move.....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-02-2013, 06:59 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Hi Been following your thread for a while...

Hi

Been following your thread for a while now, and really enjoying it.

When/If you come over to Europe, there are plenty of inmates here who will gladly put you up and provide advice on what...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-01-2013, 11:38 PM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Im on Tapatalk 4 too. I just press the star at...

Im on Tapatalk 4 too. I just press the star at the top of screen so its yellow. I tjink that's all you need to do.


Mikecbrxx on the move.....
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 12:36 PM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
The g650 gs lever fits....or at least one of them...

The g650 gs lever fits....or at least one of them does. Can't remember if its the pre or post 2006 model. Mild steel and bends easily. Also its a different shape so can be set up one spline for ease...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-27-2013, 12:42 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Asked and answered :deal:freaky

Asked and answered :deal:freaky
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-26-2013, 11:12 PM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Thats a real pity Lalo. At least try to get to...

Thats a real pity Lalo. At least try to get to Tromso before you turn east. Don't judge the weather on the mainland from that on Lofoten. It is an Island after all.

The BMW dealer closes for 1...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-26-2013, 09:06 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
There is a motorcycle club in Harstad on the...

There is a motorcycle club in Harstad on the Lofoten Islands.....its the main town. Contact page with phone numbers is here... (http://www.harstadmc.no/).
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-26-2013, 08:54 AM
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Posted By mikecbrxx
Tyres

Lalo, there is at least 1 motorcycle dealer in Tromso. Biking is very popular in Norway, even in the north. I will take a look and see what I can find..... price wise.
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