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Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2012, 08:56 AM
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Views: 8,940
Posted By Podz
Day 13. 1 August 2011

Day 13 1. August 2011

I woke up and felt really good. Got the bike ready and set off. Going out of Elista there was a lot of wind, and I was a bit restless, so I rode it hard. I had planned a...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,940
Posted By Podz
Hi all Sorry for the lack of updates, too...

Hi all

Sorry for the lack of updates, too much work. But better work now when its winter so i can have some time off in the spring:D

I went to the museum near the brick house. Interesting but...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-16-2012, 09:23 AM
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Views: 3,205
Posted By Podz
That is one farkled bike:D Its a really good...

That is one farkled bike:D

Its a really good idea to make the racks narrower, on my SE there is a lot of space between the exhaust and the rack. But how do you attach the cases to the Wolfmann...
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,940
Posted By Podz
Day 12. 31 july 2011

I was not feeling ok. So decided to spent a rest day here. Drank lots of water and tried to eat some fruit. Wrote the RR for some of the previous days. I also tightened up the rear shock a bit, as I...
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,940
Posted By Podz
Day 11. 30 July 2011

After a couple of rest days I was ready to move on. Now with Open Street Maps in the GPS I started out towards Elista. Elista is a town with a big Mongolian population and budist temples. I was...
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,940
Posted By Podz
Day 10. 29 July 2011

One more restday. I walked to the Mamaev Kurgan, which is a big memorial park with a absolutely amazing statue called Mother Russia or The Motherland Calls. Spent a couple of hours around the park,...
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,940
Posted By Podz
Day 9. 28 July 2011

Restday! Slept till about 8am and packed my stuff. I was changing hotel and going to find a new rear tire. To get a visa for Russia you have to book a hotel beforehand. So I had a booking for two...
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,940
Posted By Podz
Thanks dallastx for the clear explanation of the...

Thanks dallastx for the clear explanation of the drivers license in EU. Its very convenient, and you forget that you need additional paperwork outside EU.

I had the O-T-R 2in1 exhaust on my...
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,940
Posted By Podz
Day 8. 27 July 2011

The big day! I would both be crossing into Russia and hopefully make it to Volgograd. The last 1oo km to the border went quickly. There was a even longer line than at the Ukrainian border. I did as...
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,940
Posted By Podz
Day 7. 26 July 2011

Got up early so I could get moving before it got too hot. Picked the bike up from the secure parking, im sure it had slept well together with the dogs:-)
It was a short day as I was only going to...
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2011, 04:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,940
Posted By Podz
Day 6. 25 July 2011

Time to leave Kiev and head to Dnipropetrovsk. The name means the ”town at the river Trovsk” i think. As it was not a long day i had planned to follow the Dnipro river as much as possible. The road...
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2011, 04:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,940
Posted By Podz
Thanks for the comments. Im sorry but...

Thanks for the comments.

Im sorry but dident get any good pictures of the fashion in Kiev. Maybe i can find some later in the RR...:D

Next post is coming, but i have to be at a X-mas lunch in...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,940
Posted By Podz
Day 5. 24 July 2011

Restday in Kiev. I go sightseeing, and see all the must sees in Kiev. The St Sophia Cathedral Complex is just amazing, really worth seeing. I also go to the Caves Monastery, also with some very...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,940
Posted By Podz
Day 4. 23 july 2011

Day 4 23 july

I get a bit of a late start as the hangover is wearing off. As i get down in the lobby, the girl from the reception is sleeping on a couch and the tables are filled with empty...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,940
Posted By Podz
Day 3. 22 July 2011

I get up at 7 as the breakfast is not served earlier. The night before i decided to head too Lviv as i would like to see it. Im ready to leave a litte past 8. The road to the Ukrainian border is quit...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,940
Posted By Podz
Day 2. 21 july

I get up at 6 o´clock and are ready to leave at 7. The weather looks a bit threatening, and i only ridden for 30 min and it begins to rain and the wind picks up. The road is also quit interesting, as...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,940
Posted By Podz
Day 1. 20 july 2011

Woke up at 6 o'clock and quickly ate breakfast. Carried all the gear down to the bike and started loading it. My rear tire was a bit worn, so i had brought a extra tire to bring on the trip. But...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,940
Posted By Podz
The Motherland Calls - Russia and back

You can see the bike preperation in this tread (http://http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=703408). I will update the bike preperation someday:-)

I chose to write in english so i could...
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,966
Posted By Podz
I just traveled three weeks in eastern europe. In...

I just traveled three weeks in eastern europe. In Volgograd i meet a fellow biker and he asked about parking at night. I proudly showed him my big chain that goes around something solid and locks to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,991
Posted By Podz
Hi Jens Im just packing and getting ready to...

Hi Jens

Im just packing and getting ready to go to the camp tomorrow. Hope i will see you there :wave Then we can :beer and look at bikes!
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,991
Posted By Podz
Exhaust and Sumpguard

Sorry for the lack of updates. I have been very busy, sold my car, and have been working on the russian visa.

One of the problems with the XT660R is the exhaust system. Its routed below the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,991
Posted By Podz
First bike, a Yamaha XT660R

I have been a lurker for some time, but would like to contribute to ADVrider.

I got my motorcycle licens in the begining of April, and bought a motorcycle 2 weeks later. I have been reading and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 60,414
Posted By Podz
We want more.... Subscribed:lurk

We want more.... Subscribed:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2010, 03:11 PM
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Posted By Podz
:lurk Subcribed

:lurk Subcribed
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2010, 03:09 PM
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Views: 121,514
Posted By Podz
:lurk Subscribed

:lurk Subscribed
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2010, 11:18 AM
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Views: 54,454
Posted By Podz
:lurk Looking forward to next update!

:lurk Looking forward to next update!
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