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Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 173,783
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
I guess that's the point. The great strength of...

I guess that's the point.
The great strength of the V7 is its torque that you have available at very low revs.
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 173,783
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
This is my 2013 V7 Classic: ...

This is my 2013 V7 Classic:
http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/motor/V7/230o_8809_Klassiek_Sliek.JPG

The only thing I did to it for now is mount Hebco * Becker cases:...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 163,070
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
That's difficult because I never actually rode a...

That's difficult because I never actually rode a W650.
The weight of the V7 is incredibly low, and with that low weight, it even has a shaft drive (no chain lubing, hurray).

I am curious though,...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 163,070
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
Yes, that's the site of me and my husband. ...

Yes, that's the site of me and my husband.
Thank you for the compliments (and yes, I do like te W650 and the F650 as well)!
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,100
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
Extremely well written! I enjoyed every word of...

Extremely well written! I enjoyed every word of it ;-)
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 163,070
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
Beautiful luggage! I ordered the Strayker of...

Beautiful luggage!
I ordered the Strayker of Hepco&Becker (which is pictured (http://neu.hepco-becker.de/Web/Produkte/01_Gepaeck/04_Softtaschen/Strayker.php?language=1), in their catalogue, on the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 163,070
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
Brand new V7 Special

I am the owner of a brand new V7 Special for just over a week now.
http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/motor/V7/230o_8341.The.beauty.and.the.Beast.JPG

It's a beautiful bike!
Here it is posing in front...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2012, 12:37 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 182,251
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
This is great! The photo's, the whole idea of...

This is great! The photo's, the whole idea of riding around the Mediterranean, and the observations you make.
I loved the parallels, by the way!
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,796
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
What a great ride report! The photos, the...

What a great ride report!
The photos, the writing, and especially the way of traveling: the roads you choose, the way you look at people: I like it very much.
Please go on!
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,130
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
Great story, keep it up!

Great story, keep it up!
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,130
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
This all sounds very promising!

This all sounds very promising!
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
Great roads: - The GI-402 / B-402 (through...

Great roads:

- The GI-402 / B-402 (through La Pobla de Lillet)
- The B-400 (through Saldes)
- especially ther L511 (Coll de Boixols)
- and yes, the C-13 (from Tremp to the west).

But you...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 81,868
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
Thank you! And your photo's remind me how much...

Thank you!
And your photo's remind me how much I want to revisit Greece!
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag17/...

http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag17/IMG_2598.JPG
When we wake up, the roads are wet and there are low clouds.

http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag17/IMG_2601.JPG
No...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
We have the route in kml, but it's huge: we'll...

We have the route in kml, but it's huge: we'll have to adjust it to be able to post it in google maps. I'll try, but I don't knwo if I can do it on a short notice!
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag16/...

http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag16/IMG_2038.JPG
We leave Fonda Farre after having promised to come bacj one time.
We ride to the south: in Gerri de la Sal (photo), there sould be,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 81,868
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
Yassou Lefteris! What a great thread this...

Yassou Lefteris!

What a great thread this is. Greece is wonderful.
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag15/...

http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag15/IMG_0888.JPG
This is our view, the following morning, from our room.

http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag15/IMG_0889.JPG
And this is...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
Hello Javier, This is a ride report about a...

Hello Javier,
This is a ride report about a trip we made in 2010. But we come to Spain often, so, maybe, some day in the future..!
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag14/...

http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag14/IMG_0542.JPG
The next day, we leave Tarazona. Here is our hostal, Hostal Palacete de los Arcadianos. It is housed in a big building housing many...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag13/...

http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag13/IMG_0299.JPG
The following morning, we explore the streets of Tarazona, in search of a bar, for a "desayuno", some breakfast.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
;-) We know very well that the refugio-owner...

;-)

We know very well that the refugio-owner is not representative at all ;-)

There ar so many countries we still would want to visit, but the problem is: every time we think: why not Spain?...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
You are completely right that I chose the wrong...

You are completely right that I chose the wrong example for telling something about those beautiful Spanish names for villages or towns.

You probably will know, by now, that I think you live in a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag12/...

http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag12/IMG_9234.JPG
From the monastery of San Juan de la Peña, we ride the A1603 back to Bernues. The views are superb, the weather as well, and we hear...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag11/...

http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag11/IMG_8968.JPG
The next day, we walked to the old monastery of San Juan de la Peña. The first thing you see is this: a very big rock.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
The bikes did extremely well, both. I could...

The bikes did extremely well, both.

I could sit for the whole day on the 660; if I had to pause, it was because of the need to eat, to drink, or give my brains a bit of rest. The bike itself never...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag10/...

http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag10/IMG_8735.JPG
The following morning, the cows that we had seen the day before, high in the mountains, wander around on the parking place. Cows...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag8/I...

http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag8/IMG_8573.JPG
Breakfast in El Hospital de benasque is delicious. We spend two days in this magnificent place.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag7/I...

http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag7/IMG_7811.JPG
We woke up early in the morning in the refugio, and went to look downstairs. Everything was still closed. We had to piss outside,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2011, 01:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag6/I...

http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag6/IMG_7088.JPG
This is the courtyard of the hotel Les bergeries de Ponderach, in St Pons de Thomieres. You eat (dinner and breakfast) at the back. Our...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag5/I...

http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag5/IMG_6364.JPG
When we left the following morning, to the south, we saw the same orange rocks. They are the Cirque d'Archian.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag4/I...

http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag4/IMG_5726.JPG
The following morning, the weather looked fine. It was just a little bit cloudy.
We followed the Cormet de Roselend to the south.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
Thank you all! And yes, there is more to come...

Thank you all!
And yes, there is more to come ;-)
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2011, 04:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
Great!

Great!
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2011, 02:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
Alps

http://www.sylviastuurman.nl/stories/aragon/dag3/IMG_5106.JPG
At breakfast, we got into a conversation with the two Scooter-riders. They were from Germany. He had a Bandit 1200, and his wife did not...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
The Col du Donon marks the beginning of what is...

The Col du Donon marks the beginning of what is called les Vosges in French, and de Vogezen in Dutch, but for which I don't know the Engelish name...
It's a region of relatively low mountains and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,544
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
To Aragon in Spain

In 2010, we decided at the last moment to go to Aragon in Spain: our first idea was to go to the area of Dresden in Germany, but it had been raining over there for months, and it would not stop:...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,015
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
Loved it ;-)

Loved it ;-)
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,015
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
Thank you ;-) The Googe TranslatEnglish is even...

Thank you ;-)
The Googe TranslatEnglish is even worse than my own, but it will be readable ;-)



Thank you even more!
The riding reports did suffer though, as a consequence of the accident,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,015
Posted By Sylvia Stuurman
I love your pictures, and I love your ride...

I love your pictures, and I love your ride report! And I love Spain ;-)

I wondered: did you eat the delicious suckling piglets in Segovia? Segovia is famous for them, and while I in general don't...
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