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Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,112,855
Posted By Marius356
Thumb Agreed! So many roads to ride, lots of friendly...

Agreed!
So many roads to ride, lots of friendly people that are eager to help.
Even Los Angeles traffic (spent a week there riding around to get parts for my Africa Twin...) is not as bad as people...
Forum: Europe 03-31-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 83,660
Posted By Marius356
Wink Off-Road in Northern Germany...

I'm not excatly close to Berlin in terms of European distances, but I'd like to go to Poland for some off-road riding.

So far I've found some off-road parts between Hamburg and Berlin, following...
Forum: Europe 12-22-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By Marius356
Eek Enjoyed reading your ride report. Made me smile -...

Enjoyed reading your ride report. Made me smile - especially your translation of Italian warning signs.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,045,072
Posted By Marius356
Talking You Sir are hilarious. This is one of the...

You Sir are hilarious.

This is one of the posts that actually made me lol. Luckily I haven't been to a public place while reading it :lol3

From now on - and for the rest of the entire work-week...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,045,072
Posted By Marius356
Laugh Totally forgot about that one. When I rode...

Totally forgot about that one.
When I rode Eastcoast to Westcoast in 2011 I got this at nearly every McD or Coffebucks.
I think it's an automatism. Haven't tested it in Germany since there are not...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,112,855
Posted By Marius356
Wicked Well they somehow are, as James May of Top Gear...

Well they somehow are, as James May of Top Gear found out when he went to Finland to meet Mika Häkkinen.
http://youtu.be/2bmqdnx5R1U :eek1

Enjoy Finalnd. Hope the weather is good enough. I am...
Forum: Europe 08-25-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By Marius356
Thumb You can get 5-Day license ...

You can get 5-Day license (http://www.fast-alles.net/pictures/WodJ4zd2Ic.png)plates for about 70 €. The yellow area contains the last day you're allowed to use it. I includes insurance. Depending on...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,112,855
Posted By Marius356
Wink Get well.

Hey Lalo,

Be safe and consult a doctor. Wish I could help you out, but you just rushed through Germany ;-)

Remember it's better be safe than sorry.

Btw: Watched this Vid...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,112,855
Posted By Marius356
Wicked HAMBURG City

Hey Lalo,

just sent you a PM.

Since you have to use either our Elbtunnel or the Elbbrücken (bridges over the river Elbe) to reach Scandivia, you should stop by and have a look.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,112,855
Posted By Marius356
Thumb Ride report

Hòla El Bacho!

First:
I just finished catching up - read about 100 pages just yesterday. :eek1
That way I came to realize that I could have spent the whole Saturday testing my new Conti Attacks,...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-22-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By Marius356
Thumb Totally Toroweap - great place. Use the search to...

Totally Toroweap - great place. Use the search to find the Toroweap thread. Its a little bit complicated to find without GPS, but in all ways worth the ride.
From a European (German...) point of...
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 14,191
Views: 5,102,443
Posted By Marius356
Thumb Next time try cutting of the plugs and soldering...

Next time try cutting of the plugs and soldering (löten) the cable that connects the regulator with the loom (Kabelbaum).

If the plugs are burnt the regulator is prone to fail.
Soldering somehow...
Forum: Europe 02-26-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 83,660
Posted By Marius356
Thumb Although I grew up and always lived in Hamburg, I...

Although I grew up and always lived in Hamburg, I would recommend the Eifel area, if you do not necessarily need to have >1.0 million people around you (I do).

I really like being in the Eiffel,...
Forum: Canada 12-01-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,121
Posted By Marius356
Cool2 About 1k CAD from Germany to Halifax (2011).

About 1k CAD from Germany to Halifax (2011).
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 42,740
Posted By Marius356
Wicked Germans, eh?

Great pictures Lawrence - I really enjoyed them - especially because they feature my dream bike - the G/S.
Since I sold the Africa Twin last year I am looking for a proper GS - a G/S to be precise,...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-30-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By Marius356
Wicked Sounds great. Could you tell me the earliest time...

Sounds great. Could you tell me the earliest time of the year to do that trip? Since I am in construction January to Feburary are good times to get off work - the rest of the year not so much :p
Forum: Canada 08-11-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 57,426
Posted By Marius356
Rest in Peace

I've heard of Dave's tragic accident earlier but I haven't had the courage to post, since I just met him twice last year.
Condolences to his family, I cannot begin to imagine their loss.

I took a...
Forum: Europe 07-10-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 825
Posted By Marius356
Wink Shipping

I shipped my bike via RoRo from BREMERHAVEN, Germany to Halifax in Canada.

The company (Wallenius Willemsen) screwed up a bit - the oi filler cap got stolen and the personnel started the bike to...
Forum: Canada 10-07-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,854
Posted By Marius356
Eek Vancouver Traffic Madness

I have been living in Vancoyver since june this year after my two-month motorcycle trip across North America.
I must say that I have never encountered worse driving than in this city. The insurances...
Forum: Canada 06-17-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 37,352
Posted By Marius356
Wink Highly Recommendable....

Beer Tasting @ Dr. Cools backyard shed was absolutely awesome!
Mr. Boorman should not miss this.
Definitely one of the top three highlights on my North America trip.

I have had good fun, the GTA...
Forum: Canada 06-16-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,656
Posted By Marius356
Wink Here is an idea...

A: Get a Schuberth helmet (expensive, but worth the money).
The C3 for example has a Pinlock visor and a brilliant airflow mechanism.

B: Saliva (cheap). Works with scuba goggles, might also work...
Forum: Canada 06-06-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,640
Posted By Marius356
Talking Next meetup?

Hey,

when would be the next meeting?

I am new in town and like to get to know the ADV riders and the area.


Marius
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-28-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,059
Posted By Marius356
Wink Usal

Thanks for the info and pictures. I am in Fort Brag at the moment and thinking of going tothe Usal campground. There was some rain today, so the roads will be muddy? My Africa Twin is pretty heavily...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,526
Posted By Marius356
San Francisco. But there's not much going on...

San Francisco. But there's not much going on here. Think I am going north today.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-26-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By Marius356
Wink Luckily my bike was not towed....

Luckily my bike was not towed....
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-26-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By Marius356
Eh? Parking

How do they tow bikes?

Just lift it with a crane and throw it on a flatbed truck ?

I parked my bike on "motorcycle parking only" where the meter is broken.

Will they tow me?
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-26-2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By Marius356
Wicked I wouldn't mind to ride across the bay bridge......

I wouldn't mind to ride across the bay bridge... Its 2,50 US$?

The area here seems pretty rough. One of the homeless told me to lock my panniers, because breaking into cars is very popular around...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-25-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By Marius356
Thumb San Francisco - Where to park my Africa Twin?

Hi,

I am from Germany and am going across North America. I brought my 2000 Honda Africa Twin to Canada and took off on 22nd April on the east coast in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CAN. My final...
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14,191
Views: 5,102,443
Posted By Marius356
Wicked I am on the other side of the bay in Pacific...

I am on the other side of the bay in Pacific Grove.
I'll send you an email right now.
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14,191
Views: 5,102,443
Posted By Marius356
Wicked I have a Shadow Sprocket. I am now in Monterey,...

I have a Shadow Sprocket. I am now in Monterey, soon in San Francisco.

I could give you the sprocket off free, just send me a PM and I'll send you my cell no.


Good Luck on your trip. I...
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14,191
Views: 5,102,443
Posted By Marius356
Thumb Africa Twin help wanted

Hi,


I am from Germany and am crossing North America. I brought my 2000 Honda Africa Twin to Canada and took off on 22nd April on the east coast in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CAN. My final destination...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By Marius356
Cry I will settle in Vancouver, B. C. and get a job. ...

I will settle in Vancouver, B. C. and get a job.

I might go to Alaska on Top of the World Highway in the end of the summer.

So my great American / Canadian adventure will come to a stop in...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By Marius356
Eek Thanks for the information, which day?

Thanks for the information, which day?
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By Marius356
Laugh Anyone riding north of from So. Cal. to Canada?

I will continue my America-Tour on Saturday in the early morning, maybe on sunday (21st / 22nd May).

I am in Los Angeles right now... If anyone wants to ride along, I'd be happy to have some...
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,059
Posted By Marius356
Laugh I am going for a ride tomorrow, but only around...

I am going for a ride tomorrow, but only around L.A.

I will continue my tour towards Vancouver on saturday morning.

I might put up camp here...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-19-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 123,340
Posted By Marius356
Cool2 Is the Campspot this one here...

Is the Campspot this one here...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-17-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 32,060
Views: 3,057,374
Posted By Marius356
Laugh Thank I have sent an email to you. To all...

Thank I have sent an email to you.

To all the others: Thank you very, very much for your help.

Marius
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-16-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 32,060
Views: 3,057,374
Posted By Marius356
Thanks. I guess monday is not the best time to...

Thanks. I guess monday is not the best time to ask that kind of favour...
The thing is i never had a bike with a chain (always driveshaft) and most likely will need some time to figure out how to...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-16-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 32,060
Views: 3,057,374
Posted By Marius356
Thumb Looking for a garage / tools

Hi,

my name is Marius. I am from Germany.

I brought my 2000 Honda Africa Twin to Canada and took off on 22nd April on the east coast in Halifax, Nova Scotia. My final destination will be the...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-16-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By Marius356
Wicked Still in need for some help

Hi,

I still need a place to fix the chain within this week. The Africa Twin did a good job crossing NA.

I am now in L.A. because I didn't get a chain in Las Vegas.
I had a great time with...
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