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Old 03-04-2014, 02:29 PM   #346
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I am not a club member, but I am on the forum as "arne" and have posted on my TA there.
Time to become a member and support the forum you are using!
Next ride is soon... March 16, McDonalds Bussum, 10:00-11:00 AM (departure 11:00) Come along and meet the gang!

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Old 03-04-2014, 03:05 PM   #347
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Time to become a member and support the forum you are using!
Next ride is soon... March 16, McDonalds Bussum, 10:00-11:00 AM (departure 11:00) Come along and meet the gang!
I almost became a member. And I went to a maintenance event at Ad's. But then I started doubting it as events are always on dates when I am otherwise engaged. Plus, I normally hang out at the XJRider forum as that is where I started out when I got an old Yamaha XJ600. I also hang out at a regional forum because those are all guys around where I live. And lately I have been interested in the ADV forum as I like the idea of travel. Though the TA might not be my ultimate bike for that. ;)
So, not sure about actually being an active member. Yet. But that might come.
Oh, and I am busy on the 16th and won't be able to be there. Sorry. ;)
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Old 03-08-2014, 12:03 AM   #348
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I almost became a member. And I went to a maintenance event at Ad's. But then I started doubting it as events are always on dates when I am otherwise engaged. Plus, I normally hang out at the XJRider forum as that is where I started out when I got an old Yamaha XJ600. I also hang out at a regional forum because those are all guys around where I live. And lately I have been interested in the ADV forum as I like the idea of travel. Though the TA might not be my ultimate bike for that. ;)
So, not sure about actually being an active member. Yet. But that might come.
Oh, and I am busy on the 16th and won't be able to be there. Sorry. ;)
We have 14 more free ride outs to come this year, so no worries... You will have your opportunity...

Love the old XJ600 series by the way. Rugged bike, deeply underestimated. Surprisingly I would even fit on it, being 6,8ft tall! Its from the same era as my early 80's XLV750.
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Old 03-08-2014, 01:57 PM   #349
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We have 14 more free ride outs to come this year, so no worries... You will have your opportunity...

Love the old XJ600 series by the way. Rugged bike, deeply underestimated. Surprisingly I would even fit on it, being 6,8ft tall! Its from the same era as my early 80's XLV750.
I think it was alright. Not my seating position. So, when a TA came up, I sold it and bought the TA. Coincidence had it that I was offered an XJ550 only a week or so later. So, I now have both a TA and an XJ. Though the latter still needs quite a bit of work.
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Old 03-24-2014, 04:49 AM   #350
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Another Dutchie here. Under the smoke of Rotterdam...
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Old 03-29-2014, 01:21 AM   #351
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Ardennes run

On Tuesday 1st April I will be heading from Utrecht area to the Ardennes for 2 days, returning on the Wednesday evening. I will be staying in a biker friendly guest house in La Roche en Ardenne. The weather is looking fantastic for some touring and relaxing.
Would anyone care to join me?
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Old 03-29-2014, 01:35 PM   #352
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On Tuesday 1st April I will be heading from Utrecht area to the Ardennes for 2 days, returning on the Wednesday evening. I will be staying in a biker friendly guest house in La Roche en Ardenne. The weather is looking fantastic for some touring and relaxing.
Would anyone care to join me?
Ewan.
Wishing you a joyfull time there... weather is very good! Which accomodation did you stay?
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Old 03-31-2014, 10:56 AM   #353
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Wishing you a joyfull time there... weather is very good! Which accomodation did you stay?
Thanks for the wishes. I decided to leave this morning as the weather was so good. I rode south to Maastricht then moved onto more interesting roads at Spa. From there I twisted my way south ending up in La Roche en Ardenne. I am staying in a friendly guest house with my bike safely parked in a locked garage. The website is http://www.villalemonde.com and I can highly recommend both the guest house and the surrounding area. Today I rode many fun roads and even had an excursion through a forest trail although I'm not sure if I was allowed or not. Well there were no signs and no people around so....
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Old 04-08-2014, 12:29 AM   #354
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Looks like you had a blast Ewan.

Looks like I'll need to check advrider a little more often.

For now I'm hoping today will be a dry one, 'cause I'm heading to Zeist for a night at the camping with the inlaws...
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Old 04-18-2014, 03:30 PM   #355
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I will be coming to Assen too but not until the Sunday morning as apparently I should be celebrating some special day.
If the weather is ok I'll still be going. Taking the stand right after the finish line. In case you'd like to meet up there I'll pm my phone#.

I'll be camping out at: campsite 'de Motorschuur', Zuidzijde 30, Gasseltenijveenschemond
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Old 04-21-2014, 03:14 AM   #356
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Tnx for sharing the link, Ewan. I'm always on the look for finding new accommodations.
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