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Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 22,332
Posted By Andysr6
Hi, don't think you will get a tyre in Oban. As...

Hi, don't think you will get a tyre in Oban. As it's a holiday weekend you will need to get one in Glasgow on Saturday morning or it's likely to be Tuesday.
If you are stopping in Glasgow get in...
Forum: EMEA 12-10-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 844
Posted By Andysr6
Hi, if you mainly want a great riding vacation...

Hi, if you mainly want a great riding vacation then Scotland has by far the better roads. You could do both as the cost of a return ferry between Scotland and Ireland is less than $200 for bike and 2...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-02-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4,754
Views: 893,160
Posted By Andysr6
Hi John, only just heard about your crash. glad...

Hi John, only just heard about your crash. glad that your okay. Catch up with you soon. Andy (gsxr 100 l2 & XT660z)
Forum: EMEA 08-12-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,444
Posted By Andysr6
Hi, just back from a 5 week tour including the...

Hi, just back from a 5 week tour including the Balkans. i did not have a Green card but my UK insurance covered me for everywhere except Albania, Montenegro & Bosnia.

Albania; entered south of...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,190,038
Posted By Andysr6
Laugh Rod, I not sure I believe your in IT, I think...

Rod, I not sure I believe your in IT, I think your really a spin doctor for Mr Cameron (prime minister of the UK) as I see 2 people in that bongo and you seem to have successfully made poor Terry the...
Forum: EMEA 02-08-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,374
Posted By Andysr6
long way round

Hi, how about a nice big loop; head directy south to Lake Geneva and pick up the Route de Grande Alpes (some of the best roads in Europe IMO), head west to Lac de Sainte Croix (great are for...
Forum: EMEA 01-16-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By Andysr6
Hi, i am hoping to ship with...

Hi, i am hoping to ship with http://www.advfactory.com/ this summer. Andy
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,190,038
Posted By Andysr6
Talking Hi Guys, i have been following your report from...

Hi Guys, i have been following your report from the start and i am absolutely loving it, logging on at least 3 times a day looking for updates .:lol3
A short question for Terry about your tyres; i...
Forum: Asia 11-26-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,534
Posted By Andysr6
Hi, toured the island in 07, very friendly place...

Hi, toured the island in 07, very friendly place and as u say dirt cheap. The west is very very busy, the east is more rural and enjoyable. Highlights; tea plantations near Kandy and Aragum bay. Got...
Forum: Europe 11-10-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,395
Posted By Andysr6
Hi

Hi, another from Glasgow. Andy
Forum: Europe 07-24-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,266
Posted By Andysr6
Hi All, saw this couple at the top (snow...

Hi All, saw this couple at the top (snow lihttp://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/532585_460473490637117_818658206_n.jpgne) on the Saturday. Andy
Forum: EMEA 07-22-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 924
Posted By Andysr6
Hi, for good trail riding try the area around...

Hi, for good trail riding try the area around Trigrad, decent secure hotel a few miles away in Teschel, Andy
Forum: Europe 06-10-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,494
Posted By Andysr6
Hi, I have been to the ring 6 times and it...

Hi, I have been to the ring 6 times and it remains my favourite place on the planet. Went one year with fully loaded Tenere and asked if I could ride, marshals replied no problem as its a road, only...
Forum: EMEA 06-08-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,398
Posted By Andysr6
Hi, I would suggest heading into the Pyrenees...

Hi, I would suggest heading into the Pyrenees (particularly if riding dual purpose bike), over to just north of Nice (cannot help with that route) avoiding the coast (traffic) , follow Route de...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-27-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 4,754
Views: 893,160
Posted By Andysr6
Get Well

Hi John, sorry to hear about your health problems and wish you a full and swift recovery. Andy
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,247
Posted By Andysr6
Hi Karl, thanks for the directions, much...

Hi Karl, thanks for the directions, much appreciated. Andy
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,247
Posted By Andysr6
Mount Jafferau

Hi, was on many of roads you rode last summer and went mainly for the dirt trails but failed to find the start of the track for Mount Jafferau. i will be back in the Alps next summer can you please...
Forum: EMEA 07-25-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,008
Posted By Andysr6
Was on the Finestra 2 weeks ago and can confirm...

Was on the Finestra 2 weeks ago and can confirm the restrictions, although it was far from my favourite pass, Assesttra, somellier, parpillion, jaffau, Tende are all excellent, Andy B
Forum: EMEA 07-25-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,878
Posted By Andysr6
Hi, i have rode in Bulgaria 3 times and Romania...

Hi, i have rode in Bulgaria 3 times and Romania once mainly for easy trail riding. The route you show from Greece into Bulgaria did not exist 2 years ago despite showing on Google maps, i spent 2...
Forum: EMEA 07-25-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By Andysr6
Alps

Hi, just returned from a trip into the Western Alps and i do not beleive there are better roads and scenery in Europe, I would suggest Munich as a good starting point especially if you are renting...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,115
Posted By Andysr6
Hi thanks for the photos. I am Leaving Scotland...

Hi thanks for the photos. I am Leaving Scotland on the 27th June 2011 and will be travelling a very similar route (Bardonecchia to Col de Tende and probably Monaco) using trails as often as possible...
Forum: EMEA 05-07-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,179
Posted By Andysr6
H, Transfargan is fine, a bit rough in the South...

H, Transfargan is fine, a bit rough in the South as mentioned, don't attempt the Transalpina on your road bikes. Be careful on the way to Odessa, i managed the dent my front wheel in a large pot hole...
Forum: EMEA 04-18-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,630
Posted By Andysr6
Hi, i completed a similar trip in 2009 and will...

Hi, i completed a similar trip in 2009 and will try and answer some of your questions.

Transalpina & Transfargan, make time for both.
crossed into Moldova about 30-40km North of Galti and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-17-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4,754
Views: 893,160
Posted By Andysr6
Hi John, glad to here your okay, its about time...

Hi John, glad to here your okay, its about time you invested in a new toy.

Andy (Gsxr-750k8)
Forum: EMEA 01-30-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By Andysr6
Hi, in 2009 i averaged $100 a day in Western...

Hi, in 2009 i averaged $100 a day in Western Europe and $75 in Eastern Europe, Ukraine and Russia. This was staying in cheap accomodation, about 250 miles a day and eating and drinking well. Andy
Forum: EMEA 01-30-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,395
Posted By Andysr6
Hi, did a clockwise loop of the Black Sea in 2009...

Hi, did a clockwise loop of the Black Sea in 2009 with no problems. NE Turkey is great and the Turks are really friendly. It was not possible to cross from Russia into Georgia. We used ferry from...
Forum: EMEA 01-16-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,971
Posted By Andysr6
Hi, well done on posting the maps, unfortunately...

Hi, well done on posting the maps, unfortunately i am unable to help with your 'purple' route. Andy
Forum: EMEA 01-14-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,971
Posted By Andysr6
Hi KP, sorry for the confusion by my bad...

Hi KP, sorry for the confusion by my bad spelling, i meant Voineasa.
i tried to get you a map of the trail i mentioned but due to it being a small trail i was unable to, maybe someone with better...
Forum: EMEA 12-24-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,971
Posted By Andysr6
Hi, i travelled both the Transfargen &...

Hi, i travelled both the Transfargen & Transalpina last year and highly recommend both. your question about how much of the Transalpina is tarmaced is difficult as they have been slowly tarmacing in...
Forum: Australia 12-22-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By Andysr6
Hi, i live in the UK. There are always plenty...

Hi, i live in the UK.
There are always plenty of bikes available, Ebay.co.uk is now the best place to search for a bike and something that you can research before you arrive.
Big Chris has given...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2010, 04:21 AM
Replies: 1,753
Views: 806,779
Posted By Andysr6
here is my last tenere crossing the Transalpina...

here is my last tenere crossing the Transalpina Highway, Romania.

bought another one a few weeks ago in preperation for a trip to Mongolia (via Pamir Highway). Andy
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 1,304,705
Posted By Andysr6
Hi Walter, i have been following your various...

Hi Walter, i have been following your various exploits with great enjoyment and interest as i am planning a trip in to some of the areas that you have visited. i was wondering why you seem to head...
Forum: EMEA 09-17-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By Andysr6
Hi, i was in thr Crimea (Krim) last year and...

Hi, i was in thr Crimea (Krim) last year and found accomdation quite expensive although we were able to rough camp easily. My favorate part is the Arabata Spit, the thin strip of land furthest east,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-14-2010, 05:44 AM
Replies: 4,754
Views: 893,160
Posted By Andysr6
Talking Hi John, came accross your post this morning,...

Hi John, came accross your post this morning, pictures are great, hope to see you at Carbeth before the winter arrives. Cheers Andy (GSXR750K8)
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 821
Views: 829,823
Posted By Andysr6
THANK YOU ! :norton I ABSOLUTELY LOVED READING...

THANK YOU ! :norton I ABSOLUTELY LOVED READING YOU RR IT IS VERY MOVING. Andy B
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 218,165
Posted By Andysr6
i really enjoy your photos and wished we had...

i really enjoy your photos and wished we had spent some time North of Kas when we travelled though Turkey for a month this summer. We spent 2 nights in Kas and really enjoyed it. Andy
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,408
Posted By Andysr6
all of the photos are fantastic and have inspired...

all of the photos are fantastic and have inspired me to travel DN67C this summer as part of a Black Sea tour. I will be there about the 16th /18th June this year (09) , will the snow have melted and...
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 218,165
Posted By Andysr6
Hi Dickyb, thanks for your advice, i will follow...

Hi Dickyb, thanks for your advice, i will follow up on your suggestions.I visited Turkey on a family holiday last year and was very impressed by it. looking at your photos made me envious of the life...
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 218,165
Posted By Andysr6
Hi Dickyb, i am leaving Scotland mid June heading...

Hi Dickyb, i am leaving Scotland mid June heading for Russia to get the ferry from Sochi to Trabzon. i will then be heading South West as i am meeting family in Fethiye. i want to travel on trails as...
Forum: EMEA 12-17-2008, 02:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,909
Posted By Andysr6
Hi guys, thanks for the advice about Sochi, i had...

Hi guys, thanks for the advice about Sochi, i had read a number of travellers tales of people passing through Sochi and had got the impression it wasn't a great place so thanks for putting me...
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