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Forum: EMEA 06-01-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,172
Posted By jetjackson
Updated to remove Croatia. Other recent...

Updated to remove Croatia.

Other recent experiences noted and updated.

Cheers guys.
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,019
Posted By jetjackson
May 31-Jun 1 2012 - Leaving Can Jou, bound for Croatia to reunite with Nicole

May 31-Jun 1 2012 - Can Jou, Catalunya - Piacenza, Italy - Opatija, Croatia - 1400km
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,019
Posted By jetjackson
Cheers mate! I am back home, and at the...

Cheers mate!

I am back home, and at the moment working in an underground mine. It's a long story but my editing pc has broken and so I am waiting until I have enough cash to buy the latest and...
Forum: EMEA 12-17-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,172
Posted By jetjackson
Cheers for the updates. As per below...

Cheers for the updates.

As per below Bulgaria covered by any Euro policy.
Forum: EMEA 11-18-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,172
Posted By jetjackson
Valid point - people take their own risk. There...

Valid point - people take their own risk. There will still be varied prices at border points based on who is reselling insurance - with some countries, so is good for people to know what they should...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-11-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,698
Posted By jetjackson
I just saw this picture and it reminded me of...

I just saw this picture and it reminded me of this thread.


http://i50.tinypic.com/2ni4svp.jpg
Forum: EMEA 11-04-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,172
Posted By jetjackson
Cheers Tobbas, put in the updates now.

Cheers Tobbas, put in the updates now.
Forum: Vendors 10-26-2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,328
Posted By jetjackson
Yeah mate, they are really strict, we just spend...

Yeah mate, they are really strict, we just spend the day before yesterday cleaning all our gear, camping gear, sleeping bags, everything, to remove any sign of dirt.

After this trip, and the pain...
Forum: Vendors 10-25-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,328
Posted By jetjackson
You should post a youtube link to your preview......

You should post a youtube link to your preview... I know Vimeo has great quality but the social networking benefits on Youtube are a mile better imo. I can then like it/favourite it and then all my...
Forum: Vendors 10-24-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,328
Posted By jetjackson
Great stuff mate, footage shows a lot of effort....

Great stuff mate, footage shows a lot of effort. I know you have the overheat issues with the mk2, and that can be painful to deal with. I'm going for the upgrade when I get back, not sure if I...
Forum: Vendors 10-24-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,328
Posted By jetjackson
Quality of the footage looks really good, and I...

Quality of the footage looks really good, and I like that you are really open and honest about where the money is going on the indiegogo campaign.

What camera did you film it all with?

How did...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,019
Posted By jetjackson
Volunteering at Can Jou - The final part

Volunteering at Can Jou - The final part

I hadn't seen Nicole for three weeks. It's about 40 minutes from Can Jou to Figueres, the birthplace of Salvador Dali, and the city where Nicole was due in...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-20-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 56,763
Posted By jetjackson
Heh heh, lets here you say that after 2 weeks of...

Heh heh, lets here you say that after 2 weeks of wet, cold gear ;)
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,019
Posted By jetjackson
Volunteering at Can Jou - Part 3

Volunteering at Can Jou - Part 3

It was Thursday afternoon or something when I finally left for Avignon to see Nicole. It had been raining earlier in the day and so I was kitted out in the banana...
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,019
Posted By jetjackson
Cheers, yeah to be honest, after covering nearly...

Cheers, yeah to be honest, after covering nearly all of Europe that part of Spain up there in the north, Avignon and up around the lower Pyrenees is one of my favourite areas. Maybe I will live...
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,019
Posted By jetjackson
Cheers guys! Hi Potski, Yeah...

Cheers guys!



Hi Potski,

Yeah that is just around the corner, I did a few rides through there, you will recognise some of it from footage I will post in the coming months. We would go...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,019
Posted By jetjackson
Volunteering at Can Jou - Part 2

Volunteering at Can Jou - Part 2

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-stsZRiSuo_8/UIBzWivoIfI/AAAAAAAACKE/bMcYftJ2gTs/s640/GOPR3750.JPG
Unfortunately all my cameras were broken except for the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,019
Posted By jetjackson
I know right, and there was plenty more where...

I know right, and there was plenty more where that came from. I have about 5 hours worth of Gopro footage from Italy, full of crazy manoeuvres. I could probably pull together a whole 10 minute clip...
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,019
Posted By jetjackson
Here is the latest one... includes some very bad...

Here is the latest one... includes some very bad driving and amazing coastlines. Amalfi, Cilentro and more...


<iframe width="853" height="480" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/WOKbmTzEIMs"...
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,019
Posted By jetjackson
Just confirmed that I will be doing a...

Just confirmed that I will be doing a presentation at the HUBB travellers meeting in Dayboro, QLD in September, 2013. I will doing a presentation on how people can make better films of their travels,...
Forum: EMEA 10-07-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,172
Posted By jetjackson
Yeah, the summary here is for people to check how...

Yeah, the summary here is for people to check how much it is going to cost them for balkans countries that their insurance does not cover. Thanks for your info, can you let us know where you crossed...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-06-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 56,763
Posted By jetjackson
There are a whole lot of threads that are...

There are a whole lot of threads that are finished already, you could just read those. Just skip to the end and make sure it has an end.
Forum: Asia Pacific 09-28-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,397
Posted By jetjackson
http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hubb/travel-hints...

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hubb/travel-hints-and-tips/best-tips-fast-travel-many-66377#post394348

Here is a link to a thread on the HUBB where a guy has written up a bit on daily averages......
Forum: EMEA 09-28-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By jetjackson
You can get cheap green card insurance from Doug...

You can get cheap green card insurance from Doug Wothke, the guy who runs motosapiens.

http://motosapiens.org/moto/?q=en/node/1

Email them there. IT however is not valid for the country that he...
Forum: EMEA 09-27-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By jetjackson
4 weeks is way too short to do a buy/sell IMO. ...

4 weeks is way too short to do a buy/sell IMO.

1600 Euro is a really good price for 28 days from what I have seen. I would have though you would be looking at more like 2500 euro min for that...
Forum: Asia Pacific 09-27-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,397
Posted By jetjackson
6-9 months is very quick. Keep in mind daily...

6-9 months is very quick.

Keep in mind daily averages. Personally I don't go above 150km per day average. That for me allows time to see the sights along the way and get to know people. If I had...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,641
Posted By jetjackson
I used rain x earlier in the year in -3 to +5...

I used rain x earlier in the year in -3 to +5 temps to try and ditch the fog. It would always work for the first half hour or so, but eventualy there wouldbe so much moisture in my helmet that it...
Forum: Australia 09-24-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,927
Posted By jetjackson
Cheers mate, I have send a couple of emails...

Cheers mate,

I have send a couple of emails to Austin with a link to the video blogs but with no expectation anything would get shown at the film festival... I really shoot a lot of the footage...
Forum: Australia 09-24-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,927
Posted By jetjackson
Going to try my best to get some time off the new...

Going to try my best to get some time off the new job to get down there. Some great films in there!
Forum: Asia Pacific 09-22-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,397
Posted By jetjackson
Yeah, once you get to the bottom of Italy, catch...

Yeah, once you get to the bottom of Italy, catch a ferry over to Croatia and spend some time exploring the Balkans, Bosnia/Montenegro/Croatia etc. - you wont regret it.

Then on your way up to...
Forum: EMEA 09-21-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By jetjackson
Heya! What bike are you riding on? ...

Heya!

What bike are you riding on?

Long distance riding in Europe is not the same as in Australia. For starters in Italy/France/Spain and many others, expect to pay very high prices for tolls...
Forum: EMEA 09-21-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By jetjackson
I think after Olot, along the coast is nice on...

I think after Olot, along the coast is nice on the bay of Roses, especially getting over to Cadaquez.

To cut time, you have some spots, like in your second map, where you do two approaches up the...
Forum: Asia Pacific 09-18-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,397
Posted By jetjackson
Read again, 8000 GBP, that is about $13,000 USD....

Read again, 8000 GBP, that is about $13,000 USD. Yeah, that is to go anywhere in China with a foreign bike because you re not allowed in the country with a foreign bike, without a guide, period. In...
Forum: Asia Pacific 09-17-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By jetjackson
Get down to Kosciusko national park! That is some...

Get down to Kosciusko national park! That is some of the best terrain in oz, can't wait to get back there. Don't know if it will be warm enough yet though.
Forum: Asia Pacific 09-17-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,397
Posted By jetjackson
Yeah I estimated the cost at about that because...

Yeah I estimated the cost at about that because some others

Here is a quote from a HUBB thread.

"You mention China as ramping up the cost and you are right. NAVO the Chinese tourist guide...
Forum: Asia Pacific 09-16-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,237
Posted By jetjackson
http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/ You might...

http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/

You might have more luck searching cyclist forums... those guys are even more nuts than us :)
Forum: EMEA 09-16-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,560
Posted By jetjackson
Sorry mate, only just found this one now, just...

Sorry mate, only just found this one now, just turned on email notification on the thread if you need any help in the area.

Did you make it to Sarajevo?
Forum: Asia Pacific 09-16-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,397
Posted By jetjackson
http://www.asiasafari.com/motorbike/tibet_everest_...

http://www.asiasafari.com/motorbike/tibet_everest_bike_tour.html

I understand that the guys above do it, so I know you can get there.

You can also check out these Aussie guys who were planning...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,019
Posted By jetjackson
March 21 onwards - Volunteering at Can Jou - Part 1

March 21 onwards - Volunteering at Can Jou - Part 1

So, I had arrived at Can Jou and I ended up spending a fair bit of time there. This post I want to give you an idea of what a typical day of...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 18,402
Posted By jetjackson
Where do you get these tasty foil pouches you...

Where do you get these tasty foil pouches you speak of? :)
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