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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By Don T
23<sup>rd</sup> of July: Turnu Ruieni,...

23<sup>rd</sup> of July:
Turnu Ruieni, Romania – Zlatibor, Serbia – 456 km.

Last night didn’t end up as relaxing as I had expected. It turned out the village fęte was a 2 day event…
I...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 02:36 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 71,358
Posted By Don T
Thanks Gliga. Just in time before I shut...

Thanks Gliga.

Just in time before I shut down the computer and go to bed - and I'll probably need it tomorrow :norton
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 08:20 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 71,358
Posted By Don T
Hello Gliga. Too bad you had to work today...

Hello Gliga.

Too bad you had to work today :norton
Could you please show me the location of that lake on Google maps?

Cheers
Tonny
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By Don T
<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:RelyOnVML/> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> 22<sup>nd</sup> of July:
Turnu Ruieni/Caransebes, Rumania –...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By Don T
Thank you. This is the first time I'm...

Thank you.

This is the first time I'm spending time on 2 wheels in Eastern Europe (participating in the EnduroMania excepted).
This is really an overlook part of Europe for many riders. It's very...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By Don T
<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:RelyOnVML/> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> 21<sup>st</sup> of July:
Corbeni, Rumania – Turnu Ruieni,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By Don T
Thank you for the replies it's nice to get some...

Thank you for the replies it's nice to get some feedback.

It took me leaving the country for my girlfriend to make her first post on Advrider :rofl

Saso >
You have something to look forward...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By Don T
<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:RelyOnVML/> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> 20<sup>th</sup> of July:
Durau, Romania – Corbeni, Romania –...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By Don T
<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:RelyOnVML/> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> 19<sup>th</sup> of July:
Nyiregyháza, Hungary – Durau,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By Don T
I'm sorry that a few of the pictures are lying...

I'm sorry that a few of the pictures are lying down.
For some reason i can't fix it now - I'll try later...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By Don T
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<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:View>Normal</w:View> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:TrackMoves/> <w:TrackFormatting/> <w:HyphenationZone>21</w:HyphenationZone> ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By Don T
17<sup>th</sup> of July: Liberec, Czech...

17<sup>th</sup> of July:
Liberec, Czech Republic – Rzeszów, Poland – 622 km.

It was still early when I got up. I had some bread, sheep cheese and coffee with Bigboy and his dad before...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By Don T
16<sup>th</sup> of July: Vordingborg, Denmark...

16<sup>th</sup> of July:
Vordingborg, Denmark – Liberec, Czech Republic – 781 km.

I managed to get some sleep during the night so I felt great when I hit the road just before 8 am.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By Don T
I visited England and Ireland last year. Maybe...

I visited England and Ireland last year.
Maybe you can find some inspiration in my RR: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=907520

Bon Voyage
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By Don T
Cool2 Wanderlust, vacation and a V-Strom – heading out to explore Southeast Europe.

Right now I'm at work - for the last time in a month :)
When I left for work this morning it was on a bike packed and ready for vacation.
The bike is now parked in the garage next to the...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-13-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 48,123
Posted By Don T
Welcome to Europe Dennis. - and get well soon.

Welcome to Europe Dennis.
- and get well soon.
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,920
Posted By Don T
Don't hold your breath. I'm sure that we'll get...

Don't hold your breath.
I'm sure that we'll get a 689cc like the MT07 and the modifications only will involve mapping and maybe cams and valves.
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,920
Posted By Don T
I have an acquaintance who owns and run a Yamaha...

I have an acquaintance who owns and run a Yamaha dealership.
At a Yamaha Scandinavia meeting a few month back he was informed that Yamaha will launch a new Tenere later this year. It will have a...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-09-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 48,123
Posted By Don T
I agree with Platinumgrit - you won't regret it. ...

I agree with Platinumgrit - you won't regret it.
A smartphone is a nice and handy multi tool but like you prefer a real camera for pictures you will appreciate having a dedicated tool for navigation.
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3,551
Views: 1,605,522
Posted By Don T
Found this offer on the tent space map...

Found this offer on the tent space map (https://maps.google.com/maps?q=http://tentspace.ridetoeat.com/artents.kmz&hl=en&ll=30.751278,-50.273437&spn=112.777667,228.339844&t=m&z=3):...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,920
Posted By Don T
When (not if) this bike turns up it will be a...

When (not if) this bike turns up it will be a real V-Strom killer.
I hope for a quality product with all the right parts rather than a budget bike.

If Yamaha make it the bike I'm hoping for, it...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 27,428
Posted By Don T
Thanks Krime for taking the time to produce a RR of this caliber.

I love the pictures, the narrative and the videos - this RR is truly a piece of art!

I have done a lot of riding in the same area and understand your infatuation with the mountains of central...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,176
Posted By Don T
Thanks for sharing. I'm looking forward to the...

Thanks for sharing.
I'm looking forward to the rest of the report :ear
Forum: Europe 06-20-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By Don T
Legal or not - I've been camping in the wild all...

Legal or not - I've been camping in the wild all over Europe for the last +20 years and it has never caused me any problems.
Just use common sense when you pick a spot to set up camp.
Forum: Europe 06-20-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By Don T
Here is a few pictures from one of my visits to...

Here is a few pictures from one of my visits to the west coast:
http://i519.photobucket.com/albums/u355/Don_T/WR%20250R/IMG_5003-1.jpg...
Forum: Europe 06-20-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By Don T
It's legal to ride on several of the beaches...

It's legal to ride on several of the beaches along the coast.

In reality you can ride on the beach (legal or not) most of the way from the German border to the tip of Jutland without getting into...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-18-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 48,123
Posted By Don T
It's good to hear that your adventure is back on...

It's good to hear that your adventure is back on track after all the hassle.

Even a bike as sweet as the Panigale is only a means to fulfill a dream and if the bike stands in the way of that dream...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-13-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 60,356
Posted By Don T
I signed up for two reasons. 1. To repay the...

I signed up for two reasons.

1. To repay the helpfulness and hospitality I've received from others on my travels.
2. Because I want to help fellow inmates out and meet interesting people who...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-05-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,719
Posted By Don T
I have hosted a few inmates. If I get a fair...

I have hosted a few inmates.

If I get a fair notice, there is a better chance that I'm home and have time to be a good host. I don't mind a short notice though.
The only thing that bothers me, is...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-04-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 48,123
Posted By Don T
Arriving this time of year and spend a whole year...

Arriving this time of year and spend a whole year in Europe before heading east would be perfect.

Then you could start by exploring the northern part (UK, Scandinavia, The Baltic area) while the...
Forum: Europe 05-12-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,852
Posted By Don T
The last time I visited Nordkapp was in 2010. ...

The last time I visited Nordkapp was in 2010.
Here (http://www.motorcykelforum.dk/forum/f51/nordkapp-2010-en-tur-til-nordspidsen-af-europa-6119/) is a RR from the trip. It's in Danish but you can...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-09-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 48,123
Posted By Don T
That seems to be a good offer. You can ride...

That seems to be a good offer.

You can ride (and sail) from Heidelberg to Dublin in 2-3 days without braking a sweat.
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 71,358
Posted By Don T
Thanks guys :norton I'm really looking...

Thanks guys :norton

I'm really looking forward to explore The Balkans this summer.
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 71,358
Posted By Don T
Do you have a coordinate for that road or could...

Do you have a coordinate for that road or could you show it on a map?

I also have some difficulties finding Sedlo Pass...

Cheers
Tonny
Forum: Trip Planning 04-16-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 48,123
Posted By Don T
Transfagarasan...

Transfagarasan (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transf%C4%83g%C4%83r%C4%83%C8%99an) is located in Romania.


I'm going to ride it this summer :clap
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,223
Posted By Don T
I came directly from a CB1000R when I bought my...

I came directly from a CB1000R when I bought my DL650AL2 back in 2012.
Even though the Honda had twice the power of the Suzuki, I don't miss the extra power when riding the V-Strom on the street -...
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,368
Posted By Don T
I agree with what Pecha wrote. I have done...

I agree with what Pecha wrote.

I have done 45.000km on my +2012 V-Strom. I have ridden the earlier version several times and have tried the 660 Tenere a few times.

The Tenere is by far the best...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3,551
Views: 1,605,522
Posted By Don T
Congratulation with the 2 years anniversary Noah....

Congratulation with the 2 years anniversary Noah.

It has been quit an adventure so far. Thank you for sharing it with the rest of us.

Cheers
Tonny
Forum: Europe 04-06-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By Don T
I'll be heading in that direction mid July.

My plan so far is to head southeast from Denmark and roughly follow/explore the Carpathians from Slovakia to Romania.
From there I've got no specific plans yet - I'm split between visiting Turkey...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,912
Posted By Don T
Great RR :clap I have a month's vacation...

Great RR :clap

I have a month's vacation this summer and plan to explore the southeastern part of Europe. This RR provided me with several POI's for that trip.

Thank you for taking the time to...
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