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Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 48,478
Posted By jorrizza
Wow. Those photos are fantastic. Subscribed.

Wow. Those photos are fantastic. Subscribed.
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3,819
Views: 1,764,739
Posted By jorrizza
Merry Christmas to you too, Noah! Thanks for the...

Merry Christmas to you too, Noah! Thanks for the regular updates. The photos from Japan are awesome.
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,524
Posted By jorrizza
Alright! I'm in. Especially interested in how...

Alright! I'm in. Especially interested in how that bike has behaved herself. :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,414
Posted By jorrizza
That sure was a nice read. Thanks! I'll...

That sure was a nice read. Thanks! I'll definitely buy you a beer next time around, then. :D
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 121,946
Posted By jorrizza
Awesome! I'm in. Nice bike, too.

Awesome! I'm in. Nice bike, too.
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,632
Posted By jorrizza
That was an awesome trip, man! Thanks for sharing...

That was an awesome trip, man! Thanks for sharing in such a unique way. :D
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,503
Posted By jorrizza
Cry Day 2: Limping Back Home

The next morning I called my insurance companies. All three of them. They all denied responsibility of course, based on some obscure technicalities. I won't get a penny out of them. The only way I...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,503
Posted By jorrizza
Awesome! You just might, if all the damage can be...

Awesome! You just might, if all the damage can be fixed that is. Haha.
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,503
Posted By jorrizza
Day 1: Disaster Strikes

From my home in Eindhoven to the Belgian border was just 30 kilometers or so. The real journey began when I crossed the border. Slowly the countryside changed around me, from flat farm lands to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,503
Posted By jorrizza
Preparations

With the last trip more than a year behind me, I got the itch again. Looking at the world map hanging above my bed, the only obvious thing to do was to basically copy last year's trip southwards. I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,503
Posted By jorrizza
80010000: 10000 km through southern Europe on a Tiger 800 XC

Well, it's that time of the year again. Time for another solo motorcycle trip. This time it's across fifteen countries in southern Europe in one month. September 2013 to be exact. At the time of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 23,152
Posted By jorrizza
Looking forward to the rest of the journey....

Looking forward to the rest of the journey. Subscribed. :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 26,880
Posted By jorrizza
Glad to see everything's okay. Nice photos by the...

Glad to see everything's okay. Nice photos by the way. :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,801
Posted By jorrizza
The website (http://7008000.eu/) has some more...

The website (http://7008000.eu/) has some more info and photos, including the exact dates on the map. This trip was during July last year. That was, even for local standards, an extraordinary...
Forum: EMEA 05-30-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,441
Posted By jorrizza
Ah! I feel stupid now. Ah well, they've paid back...

Ah! I feel stupid now. Ah well, they've paid back the whole amount after 85 days. As promised. Thanks for the clarification.
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,772
Posted By jorrizza
I've hugely enjoyed reading your RR. Thanks a...

I've hugely enjoyed reading your RR. Thanks a lot!

Added Vietnam to my bucket list :D
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,801
Posted By jorrizza
Hiya neighbor! :wave So you're...

Hiya neighbor! :wave



So you're Sventastic's friend? In any case, enjoy! Make plenty of photos and share them once you're able :)
Forum: EMEA 05-30-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,441
Posted By jorrizza
The ones with that AutoPASS sign. I've seen only...

The ones with that AutoPASS sign. I've seen only one, but then again I've skipped most of the main roads. This site (http://www.autopass.no/Visitors/Visitors%27+Payment) was helpful.
Forum: EMEA 05-30-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,441
Posted By jorrizza
Nope, the camera I've used (Canon SX260 HS) has...

Nope, the camera I've used (Canon SX260 HS) has GPS. I've written a small script to translate a bunch of photos into a KML file, which in turn is projected onto a Google map.
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,414
Posted By jorrizza
How did you know about my plans for this year?...

How did you know about my plans for this year? Haha! I'll be heading south for a month or so next September, so there's plenty of time for a beer when you're passing through the Netherlands.
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,632
Posted By jorrizza
Good thing it's still on. Can't wait for the ride...

Good thing it's still on. Can't wait for the ride report this summer.
Forum: EMEA 05-29-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,441
Posted By jorrizza
Good luck on your trip! They were...

Good luck on your trip!



They were absolutely fantastic. Plenty of grip on both tarmac and gravel. They're worthless in mud, though. I've put about 12000 km on the rear tire, and the front tire...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,414
Posted By jorrizza
Subscribed! Quite a nice trip already. Good to...

Subscribed! Quite a nice trip already. Good to see you're not skipping our little country. :D
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,801
Posted By jorrizza
Thanks. More fellow Danes have told me this. I...

Thanks. More fellow Danes have told me this. I sure will head up there again some day.
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,801
Posted By jorrizza
Germany

Riding into Germany for the second time felt like coming home. Well, a bit. The roads are superb, even at the Polish border. The difference between the two countries is staggering. One thing was...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,801
Posted By jorrizza
Poland

The end goal for this day was to reach Gdańsk, on the Baltic Sea coast. Because of visa issues I couldn't go through Kaliningrad and had to cross the border further south. The road from Lithuania was...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,801
Posted By jorrizza
Lithuania

Because of the new focus on cities instead of riding and the ongoing bad weather, the route from Lithuania was almost entirely made out of highways. This short ride had some of the worst weather yet....
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,801
Posted By jorrizza
Latvia

After a short, rainy and scenic ride I arrived in Riga. I really dislike city traffic so I was glad I could park my Alp just behind the hotel and walk the rest of the visit. Hotel Valdemars was...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,801
Posted By jorrizza
Estonia

During disembarking from the ferry I noticed how far gone my rear tire already had become. And my budget wasn't faring much better. In fact, and this was what I could calculate off the top of my...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,801
Posted By jorrizza
Finland

I was expecting reindeer in Finland. But not this quickly. After only half an hour in, I came across a large group of reindeer. They were standing in the middle of the road, occupying what looked...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,801
Posted By jorrizza
Norway

I was psyched when I saw the Norwegian coast. It reminded me of New Zealand. And I was only two and a half days from home. Kristiansand was covered by a thick blanket of black clouds and it started...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,801
Posted By jorrizza
Denmark

So the idea was to cross Denmark in a day, avoiding the highways of course, and sail for Norway the next day. With perfect summer weather it looked like it would be a breeze.

Following the North...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,801
Posted By jorrizza
Germany

Now the GPS works again outside of the Netherlands, the road to Husum seems straightforward enough. With speed limits of 100 km/h on most of the roads, Germany seemed to pass by pretty quick. Because...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,801
Posted By jorrizza
The Netherlands

Packing is difficult. Leaving things out is the key. I really didn't want to ride around with yet another dry bag strapped to the bike. Everything had to fit in the panniers and top box. And it did!...
Forum: EMEA 05-26-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,441
Posted By jorrizza
Ride Report

here (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=21496520)

Sorry about the delay.
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,801
Posted By jorrizza
10k km through Northern Europe

Well, last year I promised (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=785095) to write a ride report about a ride through The Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia,...
Forum: EMEA 07-02-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,441
Posted By jorrizza
Talking Bye!

Well, it's time to say goodbye. Tomorrow (3rd) I'll pack my bike and I'll be leaving for Northern Germany the day after (4th).

The website is completely up to date. The GPS tracking works,...
Forum: EMEA 07-02-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,084
Posted By jorrizza
Awesome updates. Keep them coming! Judging...

Awesome updates. Keep them coming!

Judging by your license plate, that's a brand new 1150? Import? And what's that scary looking white box on the handle bars? It looks pretty custom, and I'm dying...
Forum: EMEA 07-02-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,460
Posted By jorrizza
Thumb Good luck on the other side of the small pond!...

Good luck on the other side of the small pond! That Alp won't fail you, no way. 600s never fail. And since those screws have become a part of the Alp, those won't fail either.

If you're going to...
Forum: EMEA 06-07-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,441
Posted By jorrizza
Thanks! The Baltics were still kind of a mystery....

Thanks! The Baltics were still kind of a mystery. Not a lot of travel info, except for the standard tourist destinations. I was in doubt whether to follow the Russian/Belarus border or the coastline....
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