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Forum: Beasts Today, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,131
Posted By glitch_oz
Thanks for the lengthy reply. Didn't realize/...

Thanks for the lengthy reply. Didn't realize/ check that the thread is 8 years old... no use to cook it all up again.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 01:57 AM
Replies: 4,675
Views: 522,274
Posted By glitch_oz
Hi Brake lines shouldn't be a problem at...

Hi

Brake lines shouldn't be a problem at all...for the Terra!
Loads of suppliers online and onsite around the globe who can copy the OEM braided lines if one is prepared to supply the OEM lines...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 01:46 AM
Replies: 4,675
Views: 522,274
Posted By glitch_oz
Melbourne/ PodMod Saturday

Just bumping this.....it's still on as planned and there'll be other mods and TR-wrenching going on as well. 3 TR's in the place so far...plus the usual band of miscreants in the cheap seats watching...
Forum: Australia Today, 12:44 AM
Replies: 17,847
Views: 2,145,619
Posted By glitch_oz
Welcome to FB :lol3 (and no surprise many sites...

Welcome to FB :lol3
(and no surprise many sites reject gmail addys for verification etc)
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,131
Posted By glitch_oz
:huh:huh:huh After 4 DLK's over 11 years that's...

:huh:huh:huh After 4 DLK's over 11 years that's a new one.
With 7mm!!!! the sprocket should then flap around like a tortilla!
Should be the same with the 650s then as the rear wheels are...
Forum: EMEA Yesterday, 08:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,149
Posted By glitch_oz
Not as much a bike-rental, but a bike (and gear)...

Not as much a bike-rental, but a bike (and gear) test center.

It's one bike per day (no swapping in between), maximum "rental"-duration is one day.
The same model can NOT be rented again (at...
Forum: EMEA Yesterday, 06:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,149
Posted By glitch_oz
Martigny-> Aosta via the scenic option of Champex...

Martigny-> Aosta via the scenic option of Champex and La Cretaz
is toll-free using the "old" roads and 95km/ 60mi/ ~2hrs

http://goo.gl/maps/pqRa8
Forum: EMEA Yesterday, 02:00 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,845
Posted By glitch_oz
You said it!! :huh:lol3

You said it!! :huh:lol3
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 805
Posted By glitch_oz
:clap spoton! Did the same on the Strom+...

:clap spoton! Did the same on the Strom+ Husky+ KLR for a nice, firm non-slip seat of that butterfly-spring-thingy.
Great little jigger
Forum: EMEA 07-26-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,149
Posted By glitch_oz
Eeexactly! :clap

Eeexactly!
:clap
Forum: Europe 07-25-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By glitch_oz
No good copying the Italian Yellow Pages...

No good copying the Italian Yellow Pages here...making a distinct decision of where you want to go and what you want to see would be a good start.
Forum: Americas 07-23-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By glitch_oz
No WIFI on my tours...I only travel where there's...

No WIFI on my tours...I only travel where there's no space for electronics....at all. No comp, no phone, no GPS...nothing with a screen.
Otherwise... it's a business trip.
Life and priorities and...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-23-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By glitch_oz
Smart choice!! After a couple of goes to NZ and...

Smart choice!! After a couple of goes to NZ and US, I'll never ship our bikes again.

Best check out the HU (Horizons Unlimited) forum, those guys are up with the latest in shipping, insurance,...
Forum: EMEA 07-23-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By glitch_oz
Found an F/ G 650 GS then? :clap:D ...

Found an F/ G 650 GS then? :clap:D





They've been around for a couple of decades...they must be doing something right.
Then again...I wouldn't waste any time with renting in Frankfurt but...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,605
Posted By glitch_oz
Same here. Day rides are one thing, long trips...

Same here. Day rides are one thing, long trips another.
Then up the stakes again by going overseas....you won't sleep for months and until its all over and everyone safely back home..:D


...
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,605
Posted By glitch_oz
Watching this with interest. As for the...

Watching this with interest.
As for the rendering of 1.Aid....after some 1.Aid and ASMA courses I wouldn't worry about "doing the wrong thing" at the accident site, as long as common sense and due...
Forum: Americas 07-22-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By glitch_oz
Not knowing anything about the area, just...

Not knowing anything about the area, just interested.... Google maps shows a ferry from Saint John to Digby, which shouldn't be too long a trip and cost $90 for bike and rider/ one way....
Forum: EMEA 07-22-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 739
Posted By glitch_oz
:clap:clap

:clap:clap
Forum: EMEA 07-22-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 739
Posted By glitch_oz
http://www.albergopordoi.it/uk/ambient_uk.asp ...

http://www.albergopordoi.it/uk/ambient_uk.asp

English spoken (+ French/Italian/German/Danish/Flamish etc).
Big carpark underneath, centre of town, good food. ~US$ 70/ night/ head incl. huge...
Forum: EMEA 07-22-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,435
Posted By glitch_oz
Another very viable option, often near or even in...

Another very viable option, often near or even in the middle of the prime locations.
http://www.youthhostel.ch/en/home

MANY of the often historical buildings have been extensively renovated over...
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 69,002
Posted By glitch_oz
Check http://www.stromtrooper.com/index.php The...

Check http://www.stromtrooper.com/index.php
The AUS/NZ section is a pure SEQ/northern NSW local mob nowadays.
(at least for all practical purposes). Plenty of stuff to hook into.
Forum: EMEA 07-21-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,435
Posted By glitch_oz
Had to look this one up...:clap OH YESSS :clap :D

Had to look this one up...:clap OH YESSS :clap :D
Forum: Americas 07-21-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By glitch_oz
It's ALL good. It just depends on what YOU...

It's ALL good.
It just depends on what YOU like, not somebody else.
If you're a coastal-scenery addict, run up the 1/101 and do it again on the way back.

If you like small, narrow, windy and...
Forum: EMEA 07-21-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,435
Posted By glitch_oz
:huh But that's the way it normally works. ...

:huh But that's the way it normally works.
Arrive afternoon/ night = dinner...room/ bed....followed by breakfast and leave before 10am.
Isn't that the standard "accomodation-rotation?"
To me it's...
Forum: Americas 07-20-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By glitch_oz
Just had the same thing a few days ago, check...

Just had the same thing a few days ago, check this thread for plenty of ideas, backroads, maps and highlights.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=994697
Forum: EMEA 07-20-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,435
Posted By glitch_oz
Neat trick, hehehe :lol3 Don't tell anyone, but...

Neat trick, hehehe :lol3
Don't tell anyone, but that's how I talked the better half into the last Alps ride.
Reverse the exchange for what everyone else is getting :wink:
US$1= 0.9 SFR
US$1 =...
Forum: EMEA 07-20-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,435
Posted By glitch_oz
If you check post #3 on the first page of this...

If you check post #3 on the first page of this thread, you'll find a clickable link which will get you to another thread in the AlpineRoads forum.
That thread is all about the backroad-rides (NOT...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 4,675
Views: 522,274
Posted By glitch_oz
Of course :D Will make one tomorrow and post...

Of course :D
Will make one tomorrow and post the pic.
Forum: EMEA 07-19-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,435
Posted By glitch_oz
Just follow the link in post #3 in this thread...

Just follow the link in post #3 in this thread and you'll find this, 12km from Andermatt:
(more options and places by following the link, i.e. Meiringen and Susten Pass Hospiz)
Forum: Europe 07-18-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By glitch_oz
Knew that was coming :D:freaky Nothing, but...

Knew that was coming :D:freaky
Nothing, but NOTHING, beats that 2hr. "local-discoveries"-window at the end of the day.:deal
Forum: Americas 07-18-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By glitch_oz
Replies in your doubled-up post ...

Replies in your doubled-up post
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=994697
Forum: EMEA 07-17-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,149
Posted By glitch_oz
It depends on where you ride...it can be a full...

It depends on where you ride...it can be a full day if spent on single-laners, narrow and steep etc......it can be barely a morning's schedule if using the main roads.

About 250km is an "average"...
Forum: Americas 07-17-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By glitch_oz
Here are a few : http://goo.gl/maps/ktzZz for...

Here are a few :
http://goo.gl/maps/ktzZz for some great forest roads, incredibly strange coastal scenery and the worst, most bumpy road along the seashore you could imagine (unless Humbold...
Forum: EMEA 07-17-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,435
Posted By glitch_oz
What a shame...as there are certainly ways to...

What a shame...as there are certainly ways to "extend a stay", that don't cost much more than in any of the surrounding countries.

Anything to do with food/ restaurants/ cafe's and the like, yes,...
Forum: Europe 07-17-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By glitch_oz
True....but it's about 100km of "commuting"...

True....but it's about 100km of "commuting" from/to Munich to get to the good stuff. Using the 'bahns it'll add an hour at least, at either end of the 2 days.
Adding the time needed for bike pick-up...
Forum: Europe 07-17-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By glitch_oz
"bardo"??

"bardo"??
Forum: Europe 07-16-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By glitch_oz
Quick or scenic? Main roads or small stuff? ...

Quick or scenic?
Main roads or small stuff?

Here's a bit of a mix for the 1. day.
400km is a bit long, but with an early start (possibly picking the bike up the night before to get away early)...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4,675
Views: 522,274
Posted By glitch_oz
Pro taper ATV Hi bars do fit! BUT!!....you...

Pro taper ATV Hi bars do fit!
BUT!!....you might have one of those Strada's that came with a short and/or twisted front brake line. Some do, some don't, apparently.
You'll have to re-route the...
Forum: EMEA 07-16-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,435
Posted By glitch_oz
....or have a good look through this little...

....or have a good look through this little Andermatt-info which has a whole plethora of things, places, roads, reasonable accom, side-tracks, attractions and the not-so-touristy-stuff and links on...
Forum: EMEA 07-15-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By glitch_oz
Every map has a "legend". Numbers usually =...

Every map has a "legend".
Numbers usually = road numbers.
Some numbers are for EU-designated main routes, mostly autobahns,
others are A= primary roads/ expressways/ Autobahns/ interstates/...
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