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Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2013, 04:27 AM
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Posted By asilindean
This is front page material :clap:clap ...

This is front page material :clap:clap




http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7309/10266915294_018bd0839a_b.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2013, 04:23 AM
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Views: 218,072
Posted By asilindean
Great trip, beautiful places, nice pics and a...

Great trip, beautiful places, nice pics and a grey storyteller :clap:clap

It seams to me that you enjoyed your trip :)

Keep it coming.

Where to next?
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
Glad you like it :) In the next Ride Report...

Glad you like it :)

In the next Ride Report your city will also be in it. Was there last year in beginning of September. Very nice city :clap
Next summer will come again in Russia.

Ride safe,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
HU Mini Meeting, September 2011

As promised we have return to Doug Motocamp for another HU Mini Meeting. And, as always, it was great.
By the time we get there, Friday evening, Doug was still on the road, coming back from his...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
Day 16&17 - Istanbul – Ildievo – Bucharest

The following morning we made for an early start in order to beat the traffic on the way out of Istanbul. The target for the day, the last day of the trip was the same as last year's: Doug's...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
Day 15 – Istanbul

The next day we spend it sight seeing on the European side of the city. First stop was at Binbirdirek Cistern or The Cistern of Philoxeno which is a man-made subterranean reservoir in Istanbul,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 27,343
Posted By asilindean
Hi there, Stunning photography and a great...

Hi there,

Stunning photography and a great way for the rest of us to discover your beautiful country :)

Thanks for sharing
Forum: Asia Pacific 04-12-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,509
Posted By asilindean
Hi there, I used a Garmin Zumo 550 with maps...

Hi there,

I used a Garmin Zumo 550 with maps from www.openstreetmap.org

No problems with navigation. I did not save my routes.

I also uploaded the waypoints from there:...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,232
Posted By asilindean
Keep it coming :)

Keep it coming :)
Forum: Asia Pacific 03-07-2013, 01:16 AM
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Views: 1,509
Posted By asilindean
Yes I did :)

Yes I did :)
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2013, 01:00 AM
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Views: 3,188,250
Posted By asilindean
The Yakutsk Gathering

Hi guys,

Great trip you had and an awesome ride report. I wont start mine until this one is ready :deal

So, I was in Yakutsk now with Sibirsky Extreme ,Trans Sibir eXpedition 2012 and Kudu...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
:rofl, you have good eyes :) But no,...

:rofl,

you have good eyes :)

But no, the odometer is at zero because the cable from the front wheel to the dashboard was broken. I think I mentioned that on Day 6 - Sudak - Feodosia - Kerch.
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
Day 14 – Amasra – Istanbul – 460 km

The lazy days were over and it was time to continue with our journey. We woke up really early in the morning to get to Istanbul before the afternoon traffic. We will be there in no time.
Do you know...
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2013, 08:07 AM
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Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
Day 12&13 – Amasra

Amasra is indeed as described by various travelers: charming. It has 2 harbors instead of 1, and 2 small islands; one linked to the shore by a bridge (Büyük Ada, Big Island) and and Tavsan Adasi...
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2013, 07:30 AM
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Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
Day 11 – Sinop – Amasra – 330 km

Day 11 – Sinop – Amasra – 330 km

We had an early breakfast on the top floor of our hotel with a nice view of the sea, then we hit the road.
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
Day 10 – Giresun – Sinop – 360 km

The first 200 km to Samsun were on the good 4 lane coastal road, then it turn into a 2 lane road. In Samsun there are 2 options: one is to take a sort of ring around the city, and the other one is to...
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2012, 02:12 AM
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Views: 3,188,250
Posted By asilindean
Hi Walter, was great meeting you in Yakutsk....

Hi Walter,

was great meeting you in Yakutsk. Thanks again for all the contacts and info :clap:clap
Back home now to real life :)

Subscribed

Adrian
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 218,072
Posted By asilindean
Hi David, great RR. Story and pics are what...

Hi David,

great RR. Story and pics are what I was hopping to read from you :clap:clap:clap

Had a great time riding with you:freaky, thanks for coming along!

I will post some picture myself...
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
This means we were lucky :freaky

This means we were lucky :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2012, 06:40 AM
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Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
Day 9 - Trabzon - Sumella Monastery – Giresun 200 km

Turkish customs – we spend there almost 4 hours for a 5 minute job. We were the last to leave the port. First went all the passengers, then all the cars, then us. They tried to imply that something...
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
Day 8 - Sochi; Sochi – Trabzon - by ferry

In the morning we went to the port to reserve tickets for the ferry. As luck is, we manage to get the last cabin on board. The tickets are reserved at Kassa 5 from port and there is an English...
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
Hi Brat, I have read you Ural adventures...

Hi Brat,

I have read you Ural adventures :clap. In the future I plan to get a sidecar myself :)
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
Day 7 - Kerch – Sochi - 430 km

The day before the receptionist at the hotel, who speaks very good English, was kind enough to call for us at the shipping company in Sochi in order to found out when the ferry to Trabzon was...
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
What confuses you?:freaky

What confuses you?:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2012, 08:10 AM
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Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
Day 6 - Sudak - Feodosia - Kerch – 190 km

We woke up around 9, had breakfast and get ready for a new day on the road.
I Sudak is located the Genoese Fortress. Because it is very well preserved, Sudak fortress apparently is often used as a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
Day 5 - Sevastopol - Balaclava - Yalta – Sudak 260 km

Getting out of Sevastopol in the morning was an easy job and in no time we were on the road to Balaklava. There was the one piece of recent history which I wanted to see: the former soviet base for...
Forum: Europe 03-28-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 38,789
Posted By asilindean
Hi there, South part of Transfagarasan was...

Hi there,

South part of Transfagarasan was still shitty last year. with the nasty winter we had I don't expect improvements.

Even some asphalt roads might have surprises for your colleagues...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
Hi, That depends on which route you take :)...

Hi,

That depends on which route you take :) , but I would say that you need 2 days to get there.

Vienna - Budapest - Timisoara - 500 km - 6 hours (take the border crossing from Mako - Cenad its...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
hi again, thanks for the nice replies. there...

hi again,

thanks for the nice replies. there were some busy days at the office and with the preparation for this year trip I have very little time left on my hands.

Promise I will finish the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 100,464
Posted By asilindean
Hi, Great ride :clap:clap:clap Thank you...

Hi,

Great ride :clap:clap:clap
Thank you for sharing with us.

I plan to go east this summer and to cross Central Asia. Do you have the GPS coordinates of the good accommodation places? Like...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
Day 4 Simferopol – Sevastopol 50 km

Attention, long day coming, many pictures

The city of is Bakhchisaray located in a canyon between Simferopol and Sevastopol, and among the interesting sites to see are the Crimean Tatar Khan's...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 49,258
Posted By asilindean
Great stuff :clap:clap:clap Keep it coming!

Great stuff :clap:clap:clap
Keep it coming!
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
Hi David. it was something of a lamb soup...

Hi David.

it was something of a lamb soup for me and a vegetable soup with macaroni for Oana. the deserts were some delicious local specialties of which I cant remember the name (local version of...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2012, 04:24 AM
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Views: 1,815
Posted By asilindean
subscribed :clap:clap:clap

subscribed :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2012, 04:20 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 42,956
Posted By asilindean
subscribed :clap:clap:clap will head almost...

subscribed :clap:clap:clap

will head almost the same route this summer

safe rides
Adrian
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
Day 3 - Odessa – Simferopol – Backisaray - 480 km

Odessa – Simferopol is 450 km of bad roads. I took us 9 hours to make it there. Of course we had planned to be there after lunch, and for that purpose and also to avoid the morning traffic in Odessa,...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
Hi, Time: we left on the Friday the 1st of...

Hi,

Time: we left on the Friday the 1st of July and arrived back in Bucharest on the 2 weeks later, Monday 18th of July. So that is 17 and a half days. Total distance was about 4200 km,...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
Hi, thanks for the information, it is good...

Hi,

thanks for the information, it is good for those who planed to take the ferry this summer.

Yes, I will be on the Transiberian route this year. :evil
What are your plans?

Safe rides,...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
Day 2 - Odessa

We decided to stay more than half a day in Odessa and have another full extra day in order to have time to visit the city in depth.
We had breakfast in a very nice cafe named Gogol Mogol, a place...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,054
Posted By asilindean
Hi, That was a great ride, and there are so...

Hi,

That was a great ride, and there are so many quiet places there on the sea shore to put the tend and rest. Beautiful.

For that road I must thank to the inmates from here who posted...
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