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Forum: EMEA 02-06-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,588
Posted By jesperd
Really good stuff. I have added your suggested...

Really good stuff. I have added your suggested poi's to basecamp. Thanks a lot. I believe I owe you beers now :freaky
Forum: Europe 01-29-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 16,981
Posted By jesperd
Hi Mark, don't know much about Gotland, but if...

Hi Mark, don't know much about Gotland, but if you find yourself in Malmö, drop me a note. I'm riding with another American to Spain for two weeks in May/June, I'm sure he'd like some American...
Forum: EMEA 01-19-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,588
Posted By jesperd
We'll keep an eye out for you. We're riding BMW...

We'll keep an eye out for you. We're riding BMW GS's. Look for ones with Ukrainian stickers on the panniers to find us among the other billion GS's - and of course ADV decals :evil
Forum: EMEA 01-19-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,588
Posted By jesperd
Hi Simon, Thanks a lot. This is very useful....

Hi Simon,

Thanks a lot. This is very useful. It seems that most of the points of interests are in the northen/eastern part of Spain.

Do you think it is worth going to the west, like Coruña,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,028
Posted By jesperd
I never had Surströmming. I don't even know...

I never had Surströmming. I don't even know anyone who had. I always wonder how people got the idea of eating rotten fish in the first place. "If it smells bad, it must taste good?". Maybe during...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,028
Posted By jesperd
Thanks all for your comments and suggestions. I...

Thanks all for your comments and suggestions. I haven't noticed anything when riding the bike, no weird sounds, no warning lights. I'll take the piece to the shop and hear what they have to say about...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,028
Posted By jesperd
This was my first oil change, and even to an...

This was my first oil change, and even to an oil-change rookie like me, it is not that hard to not get unwanted stuff in there during an oil change. I guess that makes me a better oil-changer that...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,028
Posted By jesperd
It was.

It was.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,028
Posted By jesperd
Paper-ish something in engine oil

Hi,

I have just changed oil and noticed this small piece of something that looks a bit like oil soaked paper. When teared, it feels like thin dry paper. I don't know much about engines, so I...
Forum: EMEA 01-09-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,588
Posted By jesperd
Simon, sorry about the late reply. We're not...

Simon, sorry about the late reply.

We're not too picky about it, really. Scenic mountain roads, they can be gravel, if it isn't too technical as we're riding heavy bikes (GS). Castles, definitely....
Forum: EMEA 12-25-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,588
Posted By jesperd
A friend and I are taking a two week ride in...

A friend and I are taking a two week ride in Spain end May/early June, so I'm interested in your advise too. We don't have any route planned and is probably going to collect points of interest and...
Forum: EMEA 11-20-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,479
Posted By jesperd
That's the route we took as well, a couple of...

That's the route we took as well, a couple of kilometers through Moldova. A bit time consuming. No problems, just long paperwork processing time.
Forum: EMEA 05-07-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,479
Posted By jesperd
Tigly, did you by any chance get some information...

Tigly, did you by any chance get some information from your friend? There seems to be some tracks on OpenStrettMaps.org, but I'm not sure if those are the ones you are referring to :-)
Forum: EMEA 04-24-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,479
Posted By jesperd
Tigly, this really good information. If snow is a...

Tigly, this really good information. If snow is a problem, the Lake Negovanu road sounds like a great alternative to 701D.

On Tabla Butii, I was looking if there were some options that would take...
Forum: EMEA 04-21-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,479
Posted By jesperd
Sounds great! Let's talk more to see if we can...

Sounds great! Let's talk more to see if we can work it out :-) I'll send you a PM.
Forum: EMEA 04-17-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,065
Posted By jesperd
A friend and I will be in Romania end of May too...

A friend and I will be in Romania end of May too :-) see our thread here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=856459).

Romania is an awesome country. It is very beautiful, with nice...
Forum: EMEA 04-04-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,479
Posted By jesperd
We were there on June 8th 2012. The weather was...

We were there on June 8th 2012. The weather was great, temp at the top was about 10 Celcius. Not much snow and the roads were cleared from what was left. The link will take you to the Transfagarasan...
Forum: EMEA 03-21-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,479
Posted By jesperd
We haven't ridden Transalpina yet, and only the...

We haven't ridden Transalpina yet, and only the north side of Transfaragasan, so others may me able to help you better.

Here are my 2 cents.

Transfagarasan: If the tunnel at the summit is...
Forum: EMEA 03-20-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,479
Posted By jesperd
Crazy_BG, thanks for the link to those great...

Crazy_BG, thanks for the link to those great photos. You know, having the coldest March in 26 years (at least in my region), snow may become a bigger issue than expected, so it is great to know that...
Forum: EMEA 03-07-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,479
Posted By jesperd
Thanks a lot for the hints. We will take a look...

Thanks a lot for the hints. We will take a look at the hostelworld web site and collect a few alternative as you suggest.
Forum: EMEA 03-04-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,610
Posted By jesperd
As previously said by Panda, Adrspach is a nice...

As previously said by Panda, Adrspach is a nice place. Great place for a nice walk with interesting rock formations.

We stayed at Pension Adrspach. The bikes parked safely, and the staff friendly...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 110,478
Posted By jesperd
Alex, Fantastic ride report! Thanks a lot...

Alex,

Fantastic ride report! Thanks a lot for sharing your journey with us. We'll be in the Bucharest area (at least somewhere along the Carpathians) end of May. It could be cool to finally...
Forum: EMEA 01-25-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,479
Posted By jesperd
Any tips on Odessa, like motorcycle friendly...

Any tips on Odessa, like motorcycle friendly places (bars, resturants, accommodation)?
Forum: EMEA 01-24-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,659
Posted By jesperd
Transfaragasan

Transfaragasan can be an issue in mid May, so you would probably want to look at alternative options as well. There's a tunnel at the top with gates that may be closed, but you can ride all the way...
Forum: EMEA 01-24-2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By jesperd
I second that. I've ridden in those areas a...

I second that. I've ridden in those areas a couple of times and they are great. They offer both gravel and smoth paved roads. I rode some gravel south of Krakow last year on a 1200GSA, without...
Forum: EMEA 01-24-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,123
Posted By jesperd
Join us on this one:...

Join us on this one: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=856459 :deal :D:freaky
Forum: EMEA 01-24-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,479
Posted By jesperd
That's a shame. Thanks for trying to find it,...

That's a shame. Thanks for trying to find it, though. Your ride report(s) are great and very inspiring.
Forum: EMEA 01-24-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,479
Posted By jesperd
I didn't realize that there were no bridges....

I didn't realize that there were no bridges. Thanks for bringing that to our attention. We will most likely be coming from west, but plans change until they are carried out, so this is very helpful...
Forum: EMEA 01-23-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,479
Posted By jesperd
Julia, great report, thanks for sharing. That pub...

Julia, great report, thanks for sharing. That pub in Sudak looks like a place worth visiting. Is it easy to find? Do you have an address, or even better, coordinates?

Jesper
Forum: EMEA 01-23-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,479
Posted By jesperd
Yeah, I don't understand why there is no crossing...

Yeah, I don't understand why there is no crossing directly between Romania and Ukraine. You'd think there is enough traffic to support it. Maybe it's a political issue more than anything else.
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Forum: EMEA 01-23-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,479
Posted By jesperd
Great input. We're planning on avoiding...

Great input. We're planning on avoiding Transnistria, as reports I have read indicates too much trouble, too many officials expecting presents, and not much to see. So we thought we'd just head out...
Forum: EMEA 01-22-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,407
Posted By jesperd
Oops... ...sleeper cabin is EUR 565

Oops...

...sleeper cabin is EUR 565
Forum: EMEA 01-22-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,407
Posted By jesperd
I'm from Malmö and is taking the autozug from...

I'm from Malmö and is taking the autozug from Hamburg to Villach (Austria) late May. Two bikes + riders in a sleeper cabin is
Forum: EMEA 01-22-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,077
Posted By jesperd
I was there last year in June, where it was...

I was there last year in June, where it was closed due to rock slides. I could ride to the top, but the gate was closed. Lots of snow though, but had it been open, I would assume they had cleared the...
Forum: EMEA 01-18-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,479
Posted By jesperd
Romania and Ukraine 2013

An Inmate (exotesthrasouden (http://advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=196440)) and I are planning a 3 week trip through Romania and Ukraine starting on May 19th.

If you want to join us for, both...
Forum: EMEA 01-15-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,873
Posted By jesperd
Yes, I think we should. Makes good sense. Thanks.

Yes, I think we should. Makes good sense. Thanks.
Forum: EMEA 01-15-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,873
Posted By jesperd
2013

Yes, we should have written a ride report. I have no excuses. Although we did spend a lot of time we could have spend on the report, on researching options for the 2013 trip. 3 weeks, beginning on...
Forum: EMEA 10-26-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,873
Posted By jesperd
Video

All, thanks a lot for you support on this trip. It was an awesome ride.

There's some video here: http://youtu.be/KXumWbidtxE
Forum: EMEA 08-01-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,873
Posted By jesperd
I know, I have wanted to make a ride report ever...

I know, I have wanted to make a ride report ever since we returned, but so far only got to the second day. I will try harder.
Forum: EMEA 07-02-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,705
Posted By jesperd
Hi Omer, You're up for a fantastic trip....

Hi Omer,

You're up for a fantastic trip. Here are my thoughts on your plan:

Krakow: A busy city with a very nice city center. Lots of nice restaurants, great architecture. You can find...
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