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Forum: Europe 04-15-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 13,076
Posted By GiorgioXT
Correct about the parking , instead the once...

Correct about the parking , instead the once empty building was located , so unfortunately no inside lodging possible - sorry.:cry
Forum: Europe 04-07-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,519
Posted By GiorgioXT
its the wrong one , and wrong lake too … This...

its the wrong one , and wrong lake too …
This is the right address
Associazione Pro-Loco - Piazza Marconi, 1 25010 Tremosine (Bs) - Lago di Garda - Tel 0365 953185 Fax 0365 918670 - P.I....
Forum: Europe 04-03-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,519
Posted By GiorgioXT
Classico esempio di disposizione comunale fatta...

Classico esempio di disposizione comunale fatta in assoluta ignoranza della legge … non è certo l'unica , ma questo non vuol dire che sia valida , se venissi multato per questo farei ricorso e sarei...
Forum: Europe 04-02-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,519
Posted By GiorgioXT
Don't seem real . if you have a tire with...

Don't seem real . if you have a tire with dimensions and speed marking equal than reported on bike documents , or even a lower speed rating but the M+S marking, nobody can fine you for this ,...
Forum: EMEA 04-02-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By GiorgioXT
This could do for the sheep wool ...

This could do for the sheep wool
http://fattoriakornigian.it/ITA/pecore/pecore.html

Also because its located in a very nice place

Its possible to find Sheep farms also in the Alpago...
Forum: EMEA 04-01-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By GiorgioXT
I got a friend in the very heart of Dolomites...

I got a friend in the very heart of Dolomites that may help you.
If you pass through Padova I could show you some nice places - I've got also an old XT350 that could be the right bike (small,...
Forum: EMEA 03-04-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By GiorgioXT
If you have time , like some gravel , this could...

If you have time , like some gravel , this could be a nice day ride :
Bovec-Mangart - Passo Predil - Sella Nevea - Chiusaforte - Pontebba - Studena Alta - Passo Cason di Lanza - Paularo - Treppo...
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,618
Posted By GiorgioXT
The pump is strong enough to push the coolant...

The pump is strong enough to push the coolant through the radiator and the engine , lot of small passages etc. , don't think that will have problems .
I would put two three-way valves to the inlet...
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,618
Posted By GiorgioXT
Radiator : since you will sail in surely not hot...

Radiator : since you will sail in surely not hot water, why for the longer stretches just dismount the radiator , with longer tubes and submerge it in the water? maybe partially , because the cooling...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 78,406
Posted By GiorgioXT
Really , really good ! outstanding pictures So...

Really , really good ! outstanding pictures
So many front page worthy .
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,443
Posted By GiorgioXT
:stupid …I'm riding Alps since 1978 and still...

:stupid …I'm riding Alps since 1978 and still find something news even in my 'hood

Very nice pics and report:deal
Forum: EMEA 02-13-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,203
Posted By GiorgioXT
You should try to avoid the last week of July and...

You should try to avoid the last week of July and the first two of August, from ferragosto (15 August, holiday in Italy) onwards the tourist mass decrease a lot.

Even if the adriatic coast is...
Forum: Europe 02-06-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,519
Posted By GiorgioXT
Since seems that you are not afraid of gravel...

Since seems that you are not afraid of gravel roads , may I suggest to stop in dolomites inside mountain huts?
exceptional panorama, good food and an experience to remember . If you need advices,...
Forum: EMEA 02-05-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,203
Posted By GiorgioXT
I support all what Michael and Pete said . ...

I support all what Michael and Pete said .
Chamonix is a better point to start a western alps ride.
A thing overlooked : it's not allowed to get to Zermatt by bike ; Bikes, Cars and the rest should...
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,288
Posted By GiorgioXT
Good job ! respect for doing this in a GSA … :deal

Good job ! respect for doing this in a GSA … :deal
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By GiorgioXT
With mud , dirt and some scratches will be even...

With mud , dirt and some scratches will be even better ..:deal
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By GiorgioXT
Husqvarna TE 450 "New Classic"

Some times ago I've posted some drawing by Oberdan Bezzi , an Italian designer that thought of new enduro bike with classical look
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 78,406
Posted By GiorgioXT
The Lady offering the crutches explains some...

The Lady offering the crutches explains some …:huh Brrrr…broken bones in the middle of nowhere are even too much hard-core…:deal

…still waiting for more pics and report !
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 78,406
Posted By GiorgioXT
Outstanding ! can't wait for the story . :deal...

Outstanding ! can't wait for the story . :deal :clap
Forum: EMEA 01-10-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By GiorgioXT
If you like gravel roads, ask me, there are...

If you like gravel roads, ask me, there are several nice in the central Dolomites.
Forum: EMEA 12-29-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By GiorgioXT
In Venice, you have two places reachable by bike...

In Venice, you have two places reachable by bike : Piazzale Roma where are located the Garages - some smaller could be cheaper for a bike - its also possible to park the bike unguarded on a stairway...
Forum: Europe 12-22-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 13,076
Posted By GiorgioXT
Suggestion : check also ferry from Venice to...

Suggestion : check also ferry from Venice to Igoumenitsa (Anek lines or Superfast)

I could offer a place to park vans in Padova - 30 kms from Venice and 190 from Trieste
Forum: Europe 12-18-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By GiorgioXT
About driving license, you could keep your USA...

About driving license, you could keep your USA one (+ international eventually) for a year , after you have to get an EU license or convert - conversion is possible not in all EU countries - e.g. in...
Forum: EMEA 12-14-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,063
Posted By GiorgioXT
Better limit your trip to Dolomites and eastern...

Better limit your trip to Dolomites and eastern part of Alps - passes will be all open - the highest east of Stelvio is Grossglockner that usually opens firsts of may.
No problems to find low-cost...
Forum: EMEA 12-14-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By GiorgioXT
Sicily is a gem ; lot of places to see and nice...

Sicily is a gem ; lot of places to see and nice roads

Catania and Etna vulcan
http://www.etnabedbreakfast.com/pics/124_r_900_550.jpg...
Forum: Europe 12-14-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By GiorgioXT
You have the right tool for the job ! Fun to ride...

You have the right tool for the job ! Fun to ride on the hundreds of twisties and perfect for the dirt roads. Just check for insurance and plates - you could ride up to a year with USA plates.
Forum: EMEA 12-11-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By GiorgioXT
You don't have to go through high passes , winter...

You don't have to go through high passes , winter could be also really good as weather ,
http://giorgioxt.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/MonteBianco/i-mkjH3Ts/0/L/DSCN9125-L.jpg
This was end of...
Forum: Europe 12-10-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By GiorgioXT
Here I am, not far away In Italy you need a...

Here I am, not far away
In Italy you need a street legal bike to ride , if not you will be limited to MX tracks
its not N.America, spaces are small and there are lot of restrictions, but it is...
Forum: EMEA 12-10-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By GiorgioXT
Its possible : if you stay on motorways you would...

Its possible : if you stay on motorways you would have problems only during strong snowfalls
in this case better stop and wait the next day : it will be cleared.
Forum: EMEA 12-08-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By GiorgioXT
That's the correct advice . Check with forwarding...

That's the correct advice . Check with forwarding agent/airline the packing requirements, then post again here , I probably could give some advices or useful links (I'm located north of Italy, near...
Forum: Europe 12-05-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By GiorgioXT
Hi Wibble ! Here in Italy is very common for...

Hi Wibble !
Here in Italy is very common for young people to have bikes and cars registered to mum, dads and even grannies just for insurance purposes - prices for newbies riders could be...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 44,766
Posted By GiorgioXT
Me too ! :deal Outstanding report and pics,...

Me too ! :deal
Outstanding report and pics, thanks.:clap
Forum: Europe 11-28-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,686
Posted By GiorgioXT
Front page material here ! :deal :clap:clap ...

Front page material here ! :deal :clap:clap

But with the pub pics, the thread should be renamed Ladies & Ogres ! :lol3
Forum: Europe 11-26-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,542
Posted By GiorgioXT
Ela, at that time -and until 1900- most people...

Ela, at that time -and until 1900- most people should rely in going by foot to take water from a river or source maybe at several kilometers… so Soldiers were infact privileged, Water wells were a...
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,996
Posted By GiorgioXT
Also , they have to build roads in impossible...

Also , they have to build roads in impossible places for military needs since the romans…

I still haven't rode them all .

(and began in 1978…)
Forum: EMEA 11-16-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,761
Posted By GiorgioXT
Currently I got more bikes than I could possible...

Currently I got more bikes than I could possible ride...if you like NE Italy (Padova) as a starting point (and don't mind riding old wrecks) I could surely arrange something - also I got a friend...
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 44,165
Posted By GiorgioXT
:deal Relax, and think that people actually...

:deal

Relax, and think that people actually pay for mud baths ....:D from colour seems a very fine and nasty pottery clay, Keep going the outstanding report!
Forum: EMEA 11-13-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,152
Posted By GiorgioXT
Downturn is that Switzerland and Andermatt are...

Downturn is that Switzerland and Andermatt are not cheap, particularly Hotels and Restaurants, a good alternative could be : Zurich - Rapperswil - Bad Ragaz - Landquart - Chur - Lenzerheide - Filisur...
Forum: EMEA 11-11-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By GiorgioXT
From paperwork point of view , it won't be any...

From paperwork point of view , it won't be any problem in selling the bike in any EC country.
to have an idea of used bike prices, for italy look into http://www.moto.it or http://www.subito.it...
Forum: EMEA 11-10-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,152
Posted By GiorgioXT
Italy : Rome to Pisa Take SP 493 to Bracciano ,...

Italy : Rome to Pisa
Take SP 493 to Bracciano , SR2 to Viterbo , Lago Bolsena, Siena (Worth a visit more than Pisa!) San Gimignano , SR 439 through La Sterza and Ponsacco to Pisa
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