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Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,962
Posted By GRF_Hans
Ride Report - Stung Treng to Phnom Penh (The Long...

Ride Report - Stung Treng to Phnom Penh (The Long Way)

From the ride between Chhep and Stung Treng:
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,962
Posted By GRF_Hans
Update - Siem Reap to Stung Treng

Edit: The photos should be fixed now. The url's change from when Pete puts them up and the ride reports get finished so it always breaks links. Apologies.

Hello ADV Rider brethren! A new update...
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,962
Posted By GRF_Hans
If burnouts count as lawn maintenance, I'm all...

If burnouts count as lawn maintenance, I'm all for it :D. When are you gonna start posting some of your reports?
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,962
Posted By GRF_Hans
I love it! Looks great. Not as good as our pics...

I love it! Looks great. Not as good as our pics with the race-girls at the MX-6 event though :D

Hope to see you again sometime soon. Vietnam is an absolute blast. I recommended a few buddies...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,962
Posted By GRF_Hans
Just updated the photos, sorry the links broke.

Just updated the photos, sorry the links broke.
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,962
Posted By GRF_Hans
Ride Report - Patong to Siem Reap

I apologize! It has been much too long. For all 3 of our readers, here is the next installment. CAMBODIA!!!

So we last left you with a blown piston in Patong, Thailand. Being stranded for 6 days...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,555
Posted By GRF_Hans
So we are heading off to Preah Vihear tomorrow...

So we are heading off to Preah Vihear tomorrow with a quick stop in Anlong Veng to see Pol Pot's grave. I think we will end up doing the first half of this ride, but in the opposite direction. I...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,962
Posted By GRF_Hans
Ride Update - Bangkok to Patong

Ride Report – Bangkok to Patong

Some good stuff this time.

The last report left us booking it out of Bangkok at midnight, riding southwards towards the fabled beaches and islands of Phuket....
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,962
Posted By GRF_Hans
Huffpo Travel

Hey guys, just got an article up in the Huffington Post Travel section here (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/hans-von-meister/5-tips-for-the-motorcycle-trip-lifetime_b_833434.html).

Lemme know what...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,653
Posted By GRF_Hans
Awesome pics! Just got done with Angkor Wat...

Awesome pics! Just got done with Angkor Wat today and saw the sunrise. Definitely tons of tourists out here now.

Wanna ask you how you got your bike in...I haggled for a while to try and get...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-10-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By GRF_Hans
Super cool! And a very detailed report as well. ...

Super cool! And a very detailed report as well. Looks like you had a lot of fun. I decided to go back northeast and through Cambodia instead of south from Phuket. Looks like I may have missed...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,565
Posted By GRF_Hans
Definitely excited about this one! What an...

Definitely excited about this one! What an adventure. I hear the north is where it's at.
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 1,308,957
Posted By GRF_Hans
This was amazing. bikes and babes, can't go...

This was amazing. bikes and babes, can't go wrong.
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,962
Posted By GRF_Hans
Hahaha I must look like a total dupe, man. It is...

Hahaha I must look like a total dupe, man. It is a shame because there are a ton of amazing places to see, but it's just how do you get from here to there without getting screwed somehow in the...
Forum: Asia 03-09-2011, 12:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 649
Posted By GRF_Hans
Chinese Migrant Workers = True ADV Riders

Just lifted this link from Lao Jia Hou on the www.mychinamoto.com (http://www.mychinamoto.com) forums. Give it a look if you have the time, very great community.

Anyways:
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2011, 03:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,317
Posted By GRF_Hans
Amazing and inspirational.

Amazing and inspirational.
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2011, 03:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,555
Posted By GRF_Hans
Very cool. Will most likely end up doing a loop...

Very cool. Will most likely end up doing a loop much like yours.
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,027
Posted By GRF_Hans
Very cool! Love the outfits as well.

Very cool! Love the outfits as well.
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,653
Posted By GRF_Hans
Awesome, we are really interested in hitting up...

Awesome, we are really interested in hitting up that temple...but as of last week there was still deadly fighting going on...what would you say? It seems like it's definitely worth the effort, just...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,962
Posted By GRF_Hans
Ride Report - Pakxe to Bangkok

Ride Report - Pakxe to Bangkok


We left Pakxe mid-morning with high spirits in anticipation of the border-crossing into Thailand. We arrived at the Lao border checkpoint at around noon. It...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,760
Posted By GRF_Hans
This is amazing! We are about to cross into this...

This is amazing! We are about to cross into this part of SE Asia and this report has got me very excited.

Great job.
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,962
Posted By GRF_Hans
Sciii, thanks for the support. We are very...

Sciii, thanks for the support.

We are very happy with our bikes. There have not been any major problems despite the crashes sustained in Laos and earlier on the sand dunes in Jiangsu, CN. The...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 40,965
Posted By GRF_Hans
This was a great Ride Report as well. Just read...

This was a great Ride Report as well. Just read it through! Wish I had seen it earlier, as it looks like we covered a bit of the same roads. Even some of the pictures looked similar! If only I...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,384
Posted By GRF_Hans
All of my favorite Chinese riding buddies are...

All of my favorite Chinese riding buddies are from this area! Magnificent report and great pictures. Makes me wanna go up there next...

Cheers!
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,962
Posted By GRF_Hans
Ride Report - Vang Vieng to Pakxe

Ride Update – Vang Vieng to Pakxe...and the jungle!

Before I begin this ride update, I would like to remind everybody that when riding in ovens (a.k.a. one-piece riding suits which you are afraid...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,962
Posted By GRF_Hans
Thanks for the kind words! Glad you're enjoying...

Thanks for the kind words! Glad you're enjoying reading about it because we sure are having a great time writing about it.

Cheers,
Hans
Forum: Asia Pacific 02-19-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By GRF_Hans
We are doing one through SE Asia right now: check...

We are doing one through SE Asia right now: check out the Great Ride Forward thread in Ride Reports. Just gotten in to Thailand. No problems so far having hit up China, Laos, and Thailand on...
Forum: Europe 02-19-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,915
Posted By GRF_Hans
Ridiculous! From the plate it looks like...

Ridiculous!

From the plate it looks like they're from 苏州 (Su Zhou) just north of Shanghai. That's also where my bike is registered. Yay. Hope that helps.
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,012
Posted By GRF_Hans
This is awesome and I can't wait to see the...

This is awesome and I can't wait to see the result. Sucks about the weather, but whatcha gonna do...

Would love to do this as well next time I have a chance. Good luck!
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,962
Posted By GRF_Hans
Update - Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng...and crash...

Time for another ride update.


The past week has been a very up-and-down week, both altitude-wise (lots of hills), and also physically (a lot of rest for the knees after the crash and Vang...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,962
Posted By GRF_Hans
JingHong to Luang Prabang

Finally, time for an update! GRF_Pete and I have been pretty busy seeing the sights and generally having a great time being in relaxing (and hot!) Laos. Everybody has been incredibly friendly and...
Forum: Asia 02-05-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,296
Posted By GRF_Hans
That's awesome. Nice ride report. Would like to...

That's awesome. Nice ride report. Would like to know what you had to prepare to ride through into Vietnam, as I have heard from everyone else that this was impossible! We will be trying to cross...
Forum: Asia 02-05-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 952
Posted By GRF_Hans
Am in Laos on an adventure at the moment, but was...

Am in Laos on an adventure at the moment, but was living/riding in Shanghai for the past year. Would love to help.
Forum: Asia 02-05-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,706
Posted By GRF_Hans
My friend Pete and I are currently riding through...

My friend Pete and I are currently riding through the Golden Triangle area, and I cannot stress enough how much of a help gt-rider has been! Their map of Laos has been an absolute godsend. Go to...
Forum: Asia 02-05-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By GRF_Hans
Check out www.mkride.com (http://www.mkride.com)....

Check out www.mkride.com (http://www.mkride.com). Our buddy Ryan in Shanghai just completed this 2-month epic in October.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-04-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,522
Posted By GRF_Hans
This sounds like great fun! I rode a scooter...

This sounds like great fun! I rode a scooter everyday to get to work in China but would never dream about racing through the desert. Best of luck to you!
Forum: Asia Pacific 02-04-2011, 04:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,101
Posted By GRF_Hans
It is extremely expensive and troublesome to get...

It is extremely expensive and troublesome to get a bike in to China (unless you have some gangster connections in HK or Japan that can ferry it in). Haha. I have been living in Shanghai for over a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-04-2011, 03:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,388
Posted By GRF_Hans
I have this problem all the time. Riding mainly...

I have this problem all the time. Riding mainly in China and SE-Asia, everybody seems to keep their high-beams on ALL THE TIME. Literally all bets are off because of this, and having ridden twice...
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2011, 03:40 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 534,898
Posted By GRF_Hans
I saw on your website that you were in Thailand...

I saw on your website that you were in Thailand and thought meeting up would be a possibility and got all excited! However, it seems that you are in India from the last post.
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2011, 03:23 AM
Replies: 841
Views: 457,780
Posted By GRF_Hans
This is such a great ride. Having lived in...

This is such a great ride. Having lived in Boulder, Colorado for the past 5 years I am really inspired by this! I only rode dirt bikes back then, but the trails are fascinating in the area and I'm...
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