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Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,763
Posted By asphaltmueller
nice trip; I'm here now the fifth year, but am...

nice trip; I'm here now the fifth year, but am packing to move on - expat destiny. But I've made quite a few nice trips here and found many and good friends (like Venturer)
Hope you see Nemruth,...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By asphaltmueller
Ford Explorer Hybrid ???

Dear All !

My new colleague has been offered a Ford Explorer Hybrid at a good price.

Here in this country (Turkey) those resp. Hybrids in generall are not known, but gasoline ist about the...
Forum: Hacks 06-14-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 154,691
Posted By asphaltmueller
I have a very light freight boat, so I use...

I have a very light freight boat, so I use ballast any time - with a heavier boat it's less necesarry
Forum: Battle scooters 05-11-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,666
Posted By asphaltmueller
A friend has a starter motor mounted. Driven with...

A friend has a starter motor mounted. Driven with a fan belt to a fan belt disc (? vocabulary) that is fixed on the sidecar-wheel axle instead of an original spacer.
A generator should work, too....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-02-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 1,061,619
Posted By asphaltmueller
Turkish cop is giving my Bosses son a ride - ...

Turkish cop is giving my Bosses son a ride -

http://asphaltmueller.smugmug.com/photos/i-x5cgGpX/0/L/i-x5cgGpX-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,914
Posted By asphaltmueller
Hi Alpineguerilla ! There are Swiss coming...

Hi Alpineguerilla !

There are Swiss coming to the meeting , too. On the AiA.Webside, you can find tips on Winter riding - in German. Preprations should be taken seriously, though.
Later likely...
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,914
Posted By asphaltmueller
thanks for the comments so we rolled on...

thanks for the comments

so we rolled on through Bulgaria, making a break now and then

http://asphaltmueller.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/TT-2013/i-nkV2wJM/0/L/P1040475-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,914
Posted By asphaltmueller
Tauern-Meeting 2013 - into the cold we rode

For all who love 'Asterix' Comix, the cooking usually comes as a happy end. We haven't had the welcome party yet, but we set off with a party, too.

Birol, my friend and partner of many a ride in...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,428
Posted By asphaltmueller
thanks for the discussion above, as we had taken...

thanks for the discussion above, as we had taken apart my Coleman the weekend and the pump seal is broken. I will try to replace it with a leather spare of my phoebus cooker.

Anyway, we have...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-11-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3,013
Views: 834,657
Posted By asphaltmueller
Hi Doug ! Fine you are well. Here's a...

Hi Doug !

Fine you are well.

Here's a pic of the sporty motor in the Dnepr frame

http://asphaltmueller.smugmug.com/Other/Henneburg-2012/i-snrcsBd/0/L/P1030404-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,428
Posted By asphaltmueller
so a short installment in the morning ...

so a short installment in the morning

http://asphaltmueller.smugmug.com/Other/Henneburg-2012/i-PxV6HQV/0/L/P1030763-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,428
Posted By asphaltmueller
thanks for all the comments; they raise morale...

thanks for all the comments; they raise morale when writing.
Nevertheless I won't have time for an installment today, got some obligations.

We heated the pistons, so that the gudgeon pins ( I was...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,428
Posted By asphaltmueller
the next morning we set out early enough; there...

the next morning we set out early enough; there was some intermittent drizzle and I put the rain cap over the tank-bag, but we didn't put on rain gear. The meteo was promising rather better weather,...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,428
Posted By asphaltmueller
http://asphaltmueller.smugmug.com/Other/Henneburg-...

http://asphaltmueller.smugmug.com/Other/Henneburg-2012/i-LsW22LB/0/L/P1030501-L.jpg (http://asphaltmueller.smugmug.com/Other/Henneburg-2012/25908050_RJZ49T#!i=2233968303&k=LsW22LB&lb=1&s=A)

so we...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,428
Posted By asphaltmueller
http://asphaltmueller.smugmug.com/Other/Henneburg-...

http://asphaltmueller.smugmug.com/Other/Henneburg-2012/i-dMBVtt4/0/L/P1030471-L.jpg (http://asphaltmueller.smugmug.com/Other/Henneburg-2012/25908050_RJZ49T#!i=2207912641&k=dMBVtt4&lb=1&s=A)

a...
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,428
Posted By asphaltmueller
Arriving near Golubac, we found ourselves even...

Arriving near Golubac, we found ourselves even some gravel roads while shortcutting through small villages. Unfortunately no fotos
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,428
Posted By asphaltmueller
home late after a shitty day at work; well I took...

home late after a shitty day at work; well I took a good measure of serbian 'Lozovacka' (sort of Grappa) as an antidote and now let's continue a bit
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,428
Posted By asphaltmueller
let's start the new etap with some appetizers : ...

let's start the new etap with some appetizers :

there will be food
lot's of food, and I actually didn't loose weight as usuall on a trip and as hoped
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,428
Posted By asphaltmueller
In 2004 I was recalled to Vienna, having had my 3...

In 2004 I was recalled to Vienna, having had my 3 postings to different countries.
I had started riding again in India, after having been a keen mopped rider in my youth and some small commuter...
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2012, 02:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,428
Posted By asphaltmueller
http://asphaltmueller.smugmug.com/Other/Henneburg-...

http://asphaltmueller.smugmug.com/Other/Henneburg-2012/i-VdhJK8R/0/L/Fotoğraf-2010-L.jpg (http://asphaltmueller.smugmug.com/Other/Henneburg-2012/25908050_RJZ49T#!i=2148346026&k=VdhJK8R&lb=1&s=A)

I...
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,428
Posted By asphaltmueller
About meeting friends and roadside repairs

Well, this is the place where such stupidity usually begins

http://asphaltmueller.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/spring-2012/i-sMwr6Mm/0/L/P1010793-L.jpg...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-07-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,666
Posted By asphaltmueller
just want to add that in 2006, when I was working...

just want to add that in 2006, when I was working in New Delhi, 2 old Hippies came to the Embassy with a Sidecar-Vespa (LML-Clone), asking for a recomendation letter for the Pakistani and Iranian...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-06-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,666
Posted By asphaltmueller
In India, and I've seen it also here in Turkey,...

In India, and I've seen it also here in Turkey, they often use additional wheels on a Scooter for handicapped persons; but that won't help you much, as I think it will be a problem to find an...
Forum: Europe 05-10-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By asphaltmueller
East Bosnia / Croatia; riding tips

Hi !

the last week of may 4 turkish buddies and me will likely ride through eastern Bosnia down to the coast and/ or Montenegro, coming from the Pozarevac area.
Has anybody some tips on nice...
Forum: Europe 05-04-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 495
Posted By asphaltmueller
Eastern Hungary ?

Hi !

As always I'm a bit late in planning our early summer ride.

Me and my turkish friends want to go to Bulgaria, Roumania and than maybe Hungary - which would be good for Visa reasons for the...
Forum: Europe 05-04-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,139
Posted By asphaltmueller
Yes, the Tatra and the area south to it is good...

Yes, the Tatra and the area south to it is good riding, good food, good beer

We want to ride the Transfagarasan road and the Transalpina in Romania end of the month; those are said to be some of...
Forum: Europe 05-04-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By asphaltmueller
Like Master Flood says; In the north of...

Like Master Flood says;

In the north of Vienna there's no spectacular mountains, but rolling hills, a lot of twisties, and sometimes you can turn into a gravel-road ands see what you can find;...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-18-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3,013
Views: 834,657
Posted By asphaltmueller
let's see; some people want that, but the mayor...

let's see; some people want that, but the mayor said,he first wants to check if a majority wants it. The guy quoted is not the mayor (who resides in a bigger neighbour-village and maybe doesn't mind...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 101,828
Posted By asphaltmueller
"Its about growing old disgracefully." ...

"Its about growing old disgracefully."


Sig-line material here; :clap :wink: at least for an odl geezer like me (48 years)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-10-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 1,061,619
Posted By asphaltmueller
Turkish cop in Istanbul, 4th march ...

Turkish cop in Istanbul, 4th march

http://asphaltmueller.smugmug.com/Friends/Beypazari/i-Cd7Bjxt/0/L/P1010615-L.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-03-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3,013
Views: 834,657
Posted By asphaltmueller
Lovely; just lovely :clap

Lovely; just lovely :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7,895
Views: 2,122,536
Posted By asphaltmueller
On a blind rise or a twisting road with traffic...

On a blind rise or a twisting road with traffic behind me and no place to move/pull over safely to let them pass, I rather stay further towards the middle of the road making it clear that it is not a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 180,748
Posted By asphaltmueller
Wonderfull report, xdream just to chime in,...

Wonderfull report, xdream

just to chime in, riding an other persons bike, including acros borders, with a power of attorney is without problem in most countries, in Europe definitely.
A notary...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 180,748
Posted By asphaltmueller
the joke is "Beethoven was Austrian" because...

the joke is "Beethoven was Austrian"

because Mozart simply was Austrian, whilst Beethoven definitely was German, but spent his last years - and wrote some of his greatest pieces - in Vienna,...
Forum: Europe 02-04-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,260
Posted By asphaltmueller
what you are doing is illegal, though the chances...

what you are doing is illegal, though the chances of getting caught are slim and if caught, I don't think it will be to big a problem.
If you do something with the bike - selling or transporting out...
Forum: Europe 02-03-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By asphaltmueller
Barcelona: need football tickets

Morning !

One of my team members and her airforce husband will make a vacation in Spain and want to watch the Barcelona-Malaga Match which should take place on 1st or 2nd may.
There seems to be...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 217,149
Posted By asphaltmueller
I like your approach :freaky

I like your approach :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,735,329
Posted By asphaltmueller
hi Doug ! got your Letter yesterday, so the...

hi Doug !

got your Letter yesterday, so the post seems to work OK round here. Many thanks.
Please send 3 Ts (2xxl, one xl) and PM me the pay info.

Otherwise we are fine round here, just...
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 466,200
Posted By asphaltmueller
from my - limited - experience I would assume...

from my - limited - experience I would assume that the upholstery guys are somewhere in a backyard or a sideroad. You might have to ask around.

Buying a few cotton clothes should be quite cheap in...
Forum: Americas 12-17-2011, 03:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,850
Posted By asphaltmueller
The Coleman stoves are good, soot has never been...

The Coleman stoves are good, soot has never been a real problem and are cheaper than that MSR stuff.

Don't know about the availability of the cheap butane cartouches in South America, but as long...
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