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Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 366
Posted By Tarmo
My few last videoreports

Our routine event - GS Tour. This time border between Latvia and Lithuania: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17rEGUx5x70

Visiting my parents on last Mothers Day:...
Forum: EMEA 02-26-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,626
Posted By Tarmo
Look http://www.alpineroads.com/

Look http://www.alpineroads.com/
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2010, 01:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,583
Posted By Tarmo
We finished our trip yesterday. Visited...

We finished our trip yesterday.
Visited countries:

estonia
latvia
belorussia
ukraine
russia
abkhasia (until Sukhumi)
back to russia (to take Sotchi-Trabzon ferry)
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,583
Posted By Tarmo
We have saying: "Beauty is in viewers...

We have saying: "Beauty is in viewers eyes."<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
So you must come and look.
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,583
Posted By Tarmo
True. :-)

True. :-)
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,583
Posted By Tarmo
Estonia - Black Sea

Plan is as follows:

9 big GS-s and 9 men
18 days
roughly about 8'000 km
start September 02, 2010
planned route is something...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By Tarmo
Yes. We have lots of forests and gravel roads. No...

Yes. We have lots of forests and gravel roads. No mountains. But lots of forests. If you happen to be somewhere nearby let me know. i can show you around. :-)
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By Tarmo
Season opening ride - 1100 on side

Spring is coming. Temperature is over 0 C.

So we planned our first ride.

http://tarmo.smugmug.com/photos/513199012_3X6Wx-S.jpg

Later I managed to get my 1100 on one side.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-26-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 3,325,785
Posted By Tarmo
http://tarmo.smugmug.com/photos/291466506_WRqwU-S....

http://tarmo.smugmug.com/photos/291466506_WRqwU-S.jpg

http://tarmo.smugmug.com/photos/159083390_GF9Xy-S.jpg
Forum: Trip Planning 11-10-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,019
Posted By Tarmo
I have done several Iron Butt Rides. Not...

I have done several Iron Butt Rides. Not interested in that kind of rides any more. But I know what works and what not.

Best advice you can find from http://www.ironbutt.com/tech/aowprintout.cfm
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2008, 10:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By Tarmo
I ride 20% tarmac and 80% gravel and off-road ...

I ride 20% tarmac and 80% gravel and off-road

Heidenau K60

http://www.mynetmoto.com/profile/heidenau/tb_k60.jpg

- 30% cheaper that TKC
- much better mileage (2-3 times)
- excellent when...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 102,161
Posted By Tarmo
What was your first bike? Honda CB250 Nighthawk ...

What was your first bike? Honda CB250 Nighthawk
How do you feel about starting so late? No problem. I am 45 and I have a long life ahead. :freaky
What bikes have you progressed to / thru? Yamaha...
Forum: Europe 08-31-2008, 04:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By Tarmo
In fact I hope the same. After checking the map I...

In fact I hope the same. After checking the map I understood that it may be more reasonable for us to go through Zagreb-Ljubljana-Trieste. In that case we avoid high altitudes and get more south and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2008, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Tarmo
Thank you. I'll try it.

Thank you. I'll try it.
Forum: Europe 08-29-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By Tarmo
In January from over Alps

I am going to participate in B2B Great African run 2009. It starts at Budapest, Hungary in January, 17 and goes to Bamako, Mali, Africa.

Can anybody describe what road conditions can we expect on...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2008, 06:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,316
Posted By Tarmo
Perfect bikes for 2up. Have done lot of miles...

Perfect bikes for 2up. Have done lot of miles together with my wife. She loves it.
Added extra padding on topcase for better pillion body position. It helped a lot.
Last year added lowered pillion...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2008, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Tarmo
Gear indicator on 1100

My 1100GS started to show only "0" on gear indicator.

Dealer tested bike brain part and it seems to be OK. Looks like gear switch is tosted. I have new switch. But it seems that changing the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By Tarmo
Shortest ride ever :-)

About 18.30 I came home from office.

It has been a long day and I decided to have a short ride to fix my brain.

Only problem was that my daughter, who is living apart from us and with whom we...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-30-2008, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 824,584
Posted By Tarmo
On first day of our 8 day trip to Poland. Two-up....

On first day of our 8 day trip to Poland. Two-up.
http://tarmo.smugmug.com/photos/337972987_PnEqz-M-2.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2008, 03:36 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 49,398
Posted By Tarmo
Entrance to Hitler bunker in Wolfsschanze. During...

Entrance to Hitler bunker in Wolfsschanze. During 4 years in WWII he spent there about 800 days. Ceiling is about 8 meters of concrete. Wow!

http://tarmo.smugmug.com/photos/337989753_wQWSd-L-1.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,941
Posted By Tarmo
I guess that will help ...

I guess that will help

http://tarmo.smugmug.com/gallery/5520458_ZSv7M/1/337972792_2pM2n
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2008, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,941
Posted By Tarmo
Estonia-Poland-Lithuania-Estonia

Now it is over.

1 day from Estonia, Tartu to Poland, Mikolajki to start our real trip
7 days riding all kind of roads to see some most interesting places in northern Poland
1 day from...
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By Tarmo
Best minimum set includes these tools you know...

Best minimum set includes these tools you know how to use. :D
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,028
Posted By Tarmo
Perfect trip. Keep the report going. :-) ...

Perfect trip. Keep the report going. :-)

And now in estonian: Hästi panite. Rõõm on näha sellel saidil ka tuttavate meeste sõitu.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,678
Posted By Tarmo
Krista is 52 kg. :D My point was that...

Krista is 52 kg. :D

My point was that having pillion on bike may sometimes be justified for me. Carrying so much luggage is never.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,678
Posted By Tarmo
Sure, she does. But when I take pillion with me...

Sure, she does. But when I take pillion with me then at least I know for what I have traded my bike's handling. :D

Me and no camping = tank bag.
Me and camping = tank bag + 2 ZEGA cases
Me,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,678
Posted By Tarmo
Just my personal opinion. I would never...

Just my personal opinion.

I would never sacrifice my bike handling just to be able to carry all that unneccesary stuff.

I even can't imagine with what to fill up so big cases.

But it is...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2008, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 988
Posted By Tarmo
Weekend riding in Estonian forest

Two full days.
5 big GS-s and 1 big Varadero.
About 500 km forest and gravel roads.
Enough small hills. (Unfortunately Estonia is almost flat.)
One broken generator cover (fixed on the road with...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,672
Posted By Tarmo
Short video about Hechlingen training is ready: ...

Short video about Hechlingen training is ready:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVcc3oUAVNc
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2008, 12:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,672
Posted By Tarmo
I like Heidenau tyres. Good all-round...

I like Heidenau tyres.

Good all-round performance.

Maybe a bit slippery on wet grass. But tarmac and gravel is OK. Even mud is not a problem. And extreme soft sand may also be a bit...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2008, 12:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,672
Posted By Tarmo
In older days there was Ropka manor near Tartu...

In older days there was Ropka manor near Tartu city. Today the old manor hous is just inside the city and area around it is called by the manor name.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-17-2008, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3,020
Views: 759,316
Posted By Tarmo
http://tarmo.smugmug.com/photos/291469454_An75H-L....

http://tarmo.smugmug.com/photos/291469454_An75H-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2008, 05:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,672
Posted By Tarmo
We send our warmest greetings to Nikola Mrakovcic...

We send our warmest greetings to Nikola Mrakovcic (http://web.vip.hr/nikola.mrakovcic.vip/index.htm) whome we met in Horizon Unlimited website (http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/).

He gave us some...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2008, 05:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,672
Posted By Tarmo
Yes we have some places who rent motorcycles. ...

Yes we have some places who rent motorcycles.
Just first what I found:
http://rental.bikerspub.ee/?x=2,1
http://www.rentacar.ee/?go=rollerid
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2008, 05:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,672
Posted By Tarmo
My mistake. :shog Text is now correct but how can...

My mistake. :shog Text is now correct but how can I change the thread title?
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2008, 05:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,672
Posted By Tarmo
Yes in Senj we parked near harbour hotel and in...

Yes in Senj we parked near harbour hotel and in Plitvica our bikes looked like that:

http://tarmo.smugmug.com/photos/291472632_SjLin-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2008, 03:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,672
Posted By Tarmo
Yes. Both riders had helmet cameras...

Yes.

Both riders had helmet cameras mounted. But sorting and preparing video takes a bit more time.

So I can say that more is coming. :D

PS. You can look all my pictures...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2008, 03:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,672
Posted By Tarmo
Estonia-Hechlingen-Chroatia-Estonia

Now it is over.

1 evening from Estonia, Tartu to Latvia, Riga to catch ferry
1 day with ferry from Riga to Germany, Lübeck
1 day from Lübeck to Hechlingen am See, Germany
2 days BMW enduro...
Forum: The Garage 04-17-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,011
Posted By Tarmo
Pads for your knees and brake rotor Windex ...

Pads for your knees and brake rotor
Windex
Bead Breaker
Bead Holder

WTF

After that you say that you need electrical fan to keep mosquitos away. :)

Keep it simple. There are ways to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By Tarmo
Empty spot at 2500 rpm with 1100GS '99

Had today second ride after long winter and noticed some problems. My bike (1100GS '99) has noticeable empty spot near 2500 rpm. At least I did not notice such empty spot last year.

During last...
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