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Old 05-01-2009, 03:49 PM   #31
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As someone contemplating a trip to Corsica this summer I am counting on an extensive trip report..
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Old 05-11-2009, 03:10 AM   #32
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OK, here's a first proof: The gang looks quite happy!

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Old 05-12-2009, 07:21 AM   #33
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I have to sit in the office and endure a photo of happy people riding in Corsica ?
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Old 05-12-2009, 07:49 AM   #34
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I have to sit in the office and endure a photo of happy people riding in Corsica ?
Me too. I am happy to see pics though... I so wanted to do this trip, but there were too many uncertainties. I was not even sure if I would still have a job! Next time... I hope.
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Old 05-12-2009, 09:42 AM   #35
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Thumb Mountains



In most settings, Bamsefar is rather intimidating (he is, after all, a fully grown R1150GS).
On Corsica, he is reduced to his proper size.

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Old 05-12-2009, 10:17 AM   #36
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Here I am, so there we were.
Total 1.203 km.

Only stretch missing is 20 minutes third day (from St. Florin).

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Old 05-13-2009, 12:08 AM   #37
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Only that the idea might not come up I might have been lefet back on the rock in the mediterian sea, here, just to follow nice traditions, some teasers from my side:

Here's "The making of"-Picture of the "Happy ppl's Picture from above:



More happy faces will follow:



It has been not only a wonderfull, but also a very evenfull ride!



"Beautyfull" is the most used word within the 7 days of the ride:



RR to be started soon;-)
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Old 05-13-2009, 12:16 AM   #38
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If all goes as planed, I should be there this summer. So there.
Now you can post all the photos you want.
What a fantastic place...
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Old 05-13-2009, 03:20 AM   #39
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Thumb Sunset at the Bay of Ajaccio



Corsica can be nice also without any bike in the picture.
Here from Bellavista, overlooking the Bay of Ajaccio.

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Old 05-13-2009, 06:29 AM   #40
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Thumb Sunset in Porto



The sun goes down also in Portu.

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Old 05-13-2009, 07:30 AM   #41
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Thumb Was there separation?



As we know, the rules say that unless there is separation, there is no fall. Or, in other words, if you choose to place
the bike horizontally for some reason, it is obviously not a fall. If you, on the other hand, is physically separated from the
bike because you, well, fall off, then we have a proper fall.
I am happy to tell you the picture shows.....a fall.

It takes some effort to get it back on the "feet" from a position where the bottom of the pannier is the
highest point on the bike.



Another question is this: If you have a severely leaking fork seal, and you "place" the bike in a position so that the seal no longer is above,
but rather below, the oil, then how much oil will leak out?
The answer is: Quite a lot.



As I carefully explained to Capa Superiore della Famiglia, I would never have fallen unless I had been lured
by bad company into trying to pass over a mountain on a "road" the hotel warned us was not rideable.

The picture shows where we understood we would not make it over the pass.

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Old 05-13-2009, 07:52 AM   #42
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From the Alps? Or from Corsica?

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Old 05-13-2009, 08:00 AM   #43
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Thumb Capo, no less



This participant seemed to enjoy the ride.

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Old 05-13-2009, 08:04 AM   #44
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No comment.

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Old 05-13-2009, 08:12 AM   #45
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Pissed Tourist trap



There are many, many, tourist traps on Corsica. If you are not careful you can easily end up having
to fork out 70 euro per person for a dinner.

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