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Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,749
Posted By BenMen
Thanks achesley, I tried to add the youtube...

Thanks achesley,
I tried to add the youtube videos in this post (embed) but I couldn't do it (if somebody can help?)
I'll warn you when part 3 is ready.
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,749
Posted By BenMen
By the way, here is the video I've just finished...

By the way, here is the video I've just finished (part 1 & 2) about our trip:

http://www.2roues2yeux.com/mernoire/Video.html
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,749
Posted By BenMen
Hi Zoltar, Sorry for my late answer. It was...

Hi Zoltar,
Sorry for my late answer. It was taken on the military highway, between Georgia and Russia. It's on the georgian side. But since then, they've put tarmac on the road.
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 64,355
Posted By BenMen
@Mumblebee: This the dirt road to Ushguli isn't...

@Mumblebee: This the dirt road to Ushguli isn't it? It looks like it anyway.
I was also there in may/june, for a trip around the Black Sea, aslo. We (almost) could have met. We made 11.300 km. I'm...
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,749
Posted By BenMen
I've uploaded the second parts of my pictures:...

I've uploaded the second parts of my pictures: Russia, Ukrain, Moldova, Macedonia, Albania...

Click this link: http://www.2roues2yeux.com/mernoire/Photos_2.html

Enjoy the ride
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,749
Posted By BenMen
Hi Octane, We prefered to go through Turkey,...

Hi Octane,
We prefered to go through Turkey, because we wanted to visit some places, and go near the iranian border, at Dogubayazit. We also wanted to visit Ani (Armenian border) near Kars. That's...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 64,355
Posted By BenMen
I can confirm, they did not extend the tarmac to...

I can confirm, they did not extend the tarmac to Ushguli. There's still 44 km of track to get there from Mestia. And it's better like that ! What a place! You have to deserve it :D
You need good...
Forum: EMEA 06-20-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,235
Posted By BenMen
Hi Eric we spent almost 5 days in Georgia (1...

Hi Eric
we spent almost 5 days in Georgia (1 day in Svaneti, Mestia, Ushguli, 2 days in Tbilissi, 1 day on the road, military road). It's definitly not enough, we wanted to visit the eastern part,...
Forum: EMEA 06-20-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,235
Posted By BenMen
@rok1679: we crossed the border at Vale (not the...

@rok1679: we crossed the border at Vale (not the one on the coast). It was ok, and quite fast.
About Abkhazia, the belgian consul in Tbilissi wrote me that you can't enter Abkhazia (or South Ossetia...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,749
Posted By BenMen
Thanks for your comments. @ LC4dakar: We've...

Thanks for your comments.
@ LC4dakar: We've been from Turkey to Georgia (easy), and then from Georgia to Russia, via the Kazbegi/Vladikavkaz border. It's open for non CIS residents for the moment,...
Forum: EMEA 06-19-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,235
Posted By BenMen
Hi, we're back from a trip around the Black Sea...

Hi, we're back from a trip around the Black Sea (11.300 km, 21 countries), and, as others, we had no problem for the border crossing between Georgia and Russia.
We didn't try it through Abkazia,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,749
Posted By BenMen
11.300 km around the Black Sea

Hi,
I'm back from a trip around the Black Sea. 24 days, 11.300 km, and 21 countries crossed, with my friend Thierry.
Roughly, we've been through Italy, Greece, Turkey, Georgia, Russia, Ukrain,...
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 64,355
Posted By BenMen
Thanks Duroturk for these info. I'm leaving...

Thanks Duroturk for these info. I'm leaving Brussels on saturday. Can't wait to be there :evil
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 64,355
Posted By BenMen
Thanks Randel for these useful infos. We were...

Thanks Randel for these useful infos. We were actually planning to reach Mestia and Ushguli from Poti. Do you remember how long it takes between Mestia and Ushguli? Some say you need 4 hours in a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 64,355
Posted By BenMen
Hi Randel. No, we won't stay there 3 weeks (we...

Hi Randel. No, we won't stay there 3 weeks (we wish we could!). We'll be there in 3 weeks! And we may stay 5 days in Georgia, depending if we can cross the russian border or not. I leave Belgium in 1...
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 64,355
Posted By BenMen
Thanks for the nice RR. Can't wait to see more......

Thanks for the nice RR. Can't wait to see more...
We'll be there in 3 weeks. Interesting to see how Georgia looks like.
If you have useful info, adresses, unmissable places... please share :D...
Forum: EMEA 04-13-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,235
Posted By BenMen
Hi Eric, When will you be there? The belgian...

Hi Eric,
When will you be there?
The belgian consul in Tbilissi told me 2 weeks ago that it was open for the moment. The french consul told me it was closed.
I'll try to cross the border around...
Forum: EMEA 03-06-2012, 04:35 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,235
Posted By BenMen
Great! Thanks Aris

Great! Thanks Aris
Forum: EMEA 03-05-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,235
Posted By BenMen
Hi there, it looks like it's open now, but...

Hi there,
it looks like it's open now, but things may change, and fast, for example if there's an attack against Iran. Georgian government may allow americans base on their territory, and Russians...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 64,355
Posted By BenMen
Hey, don't let us wait too much please :clap

Hey, don't let us wait too much please :clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By BenMen
Here are some more pics... ...

Here are some more pics...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6189/6155085756_a6e48f68c8_b.jpg


http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6191/6155078024_31006bf838_b.jpg

...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By BenMen
I'll post some more soon. But you can see a lot...

I'll post some more soon. But you can see a lot more on my website: http://www.2roues2yeux.com
Click on "voyages"
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By BenMen
From Brussels to Nemrut Dagi

Hi there,
I'm back from a trip of 8.000 km, heading to Turkey, with my friend Thierry.
The goal of the trip was the Nemrut Dagi, South-East Turkey.
...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Europe, Africa, & Middle East 11-10-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,084
Posted By BenMen
Thanks for these info. I went there last...

Thanks for these info.
I went there last summer: since there's no river crossings anymore, the F35 is no longer an "F" road :D

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=507330
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2009, 02:29 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 355,145
Posted By BenMen
Don't wanna put pressure on you or anything. Just...

Don't wanna put pressure on you or anything. Just to remind you that a lot of people are WAITING! :evil
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,911
Posted By BenMen
thanks. I you want to ride there, check the maps...

thanks. I you want to ride there, check the maps and GPS tracks on my website:

http://users.skynet.be/fb501949/islande/Home_UK.html
:D
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,911
Posted By BenMen
Here they are: ...

Here they are:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2610/3930540845_2d04dd1b8f_o.jpg
Traditional house


http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2570/3930540661_a87ac13fae_o.jpg
Snæfellsnes peninsula
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2009, 02:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,911
Posted By BenMen
Thank you for the comments (and even for the...

Thank you for the comments (and even for the joke!):D
For the colorado, I use the RAM mount. It's a good one, I had no problem with it.
I use the same camera for the pictures and the videos: a...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,911
Posted By BenMen
The music on the first video is from a band...

The music on the first video is from a band called Oceansize.
The pictures are slightly processed. Really slightly.
Here are some others:
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,911
Posted By BenMen
And the second part: <object width="640"...

And the second part:

<object width="640" height="385"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/GsCI3j3q2KE&hl=fr&fs=1&rel=0&color1=0x3a3a3a&color2=0x999999"></param><param...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2009, 03:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,911
Posted By BenMen
I also made videos :D Here's the first part: ...

I also made videos :D
Here's the first part:

<object width="640" height="385"><param name="movie"...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,911
Posted By BenMen
hi and thanks! here is some more... ...

hi and thanks!
here is some more...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2424/3931320428_4e626eb438_o.jpg
Iceland, here we come


http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3519/3930538287_60eb06271c_o.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,911
Posted By BenMen
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2587/3930541351_f24...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2587/3930541351_f24e05992f_o.jpg
F208, on my way to Landmanalaugar


http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3473/3930541401_2f86999b8e_o.jpg
On the F208

...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2009, 05:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,911
Posted By BenMen
Campfire? Forget it. I think this word doesn't...

Campfire? Forget it. I think this word doesn't even exist in icelandic language :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2009, 04:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,911
Posted By BenMen
thank you all for your comments. Here is some...

thank you all for your comments.
Here is some other panoramic stuff:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2521/3934565047_c7575d2779_b.jpg
Kerlingarfjoll, on the F347

...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,911
Posted By BenMen
One more. The glacier, near Skaftafell ...

One more. The glacier, near Skaftafell

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2512/3934537967_b1094d2562_o.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2009, 02:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,911
Posted By BenMen
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2633/3931324316_068...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2633/3931324316_068106d956_o.jpg

Thanks. These ones, yes, Landmanalaugar.
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,911
Posted By BenMen
Here are some new pictures... ...

Here are some new pictures...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2467/3930537279_0b83f3049f_o.jpg
on the ferry


http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3517/3931321078_700fb0c1f4_o.jpg
natural baths,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,911
Posted By BenMen
yes, more will come soon. You can also visit my...

yes, more will come soon.
You can also visit my website to see them all:

http://users.skynet.be/fb501949/islande/Home_UK.html
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,911
Posted By BenMen
Iceland july 2009 - pics

I've been riding in Iceland for 2 weeks, one month ago. Fantastic country to ride through. Here are some pics.

If you want to see more (pics and vids), visit :...
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