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Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2010, 05:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,568
Posted By cub
Epilogue

I travelled 2700 km in 7 days which was almost too spot on my calculations done before I started out my trip. Even though I took one day off in Falkenberg and didn't stick to the planned route all...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2010, 05:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,568
Posted By cub
Day 7 - S:t Anna/Sanden to Ekerö - 400 km

I was in no rush to get away from the cabin this morning. According to my map it was short drive back home. I put on my sunglasses and got up on the bike. Just as yesterday I was greeted by a nice...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,568
Posted By cub
Day 6 - Kristianopel to S:t Anna/Sanden - 420 km

The alarm beeped away at 7.00....again. I got out of bed at 8.30....again. I mounted everything on my bike and cleaned the room/cabin.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2010, 03:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,568
Posted By cub
Day 5 - Falsterbo to Kristianopel - 370 km

I was brusquely woken by some loud annoying sounds! It took almost a minute before I realized it was my alarm sounding. I apologize to all other campers at the site.
Another slow start, 2,5 hours...
Forum: EMEA 07-12-2010, 02:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,310
Posted By cub
The Swedish coast line from Malmö to Gothenburg...

The Swedish coast line from Malmö to Gothenburg is quite boring. There are some nice roads but the scenery is flat and mostly agriculture. Though if you don't take the ferry take your time on the...
Forum: Europe 07-12-2010, 01:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,675
Posted By cub
Nice! One day I might be there..:)

Nice! One day I might be there..:)
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,568
Posted By cub
Day 4 - Falkenberg to Falsterbo - 340 km

I was still tired in the morning of day 4 and didn't get up on the bike until 10 am. I had planned to do about 400-600 km each day but today would prove to be one the shortest rides is distance. On...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2010, 12:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,915
Posted By cub
This looks very promising! Subscribed the channel...

This looks very promising! Subscribed the channel so I won't miss the full length release..:D
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2010, 12:13 AM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 1,840,452
Posted By cub
I can't believe it was four years ago. Clayton...

I can't believe it was four years ago. Clayton and his RR is in my mind almost every day. I ride to and from work daily and the last 15 km home is out in the countryside where there is a lot of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,568
Posted By cub
Yes, there's 4 more days to go but work tomorrow...

Yes, there's 4 more days to go but work tomorrow so I have to continue later. :)
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,568
Posted By cub
Day 3 - Falkenberg - 0 km

There was no way I was fit for driving on day 3. So I stayed in Falkenberg another night. There was music festival in town and we had dinner, a massive fish that would feed four people. But I forgot...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,568
Posted By cub
Day 2 - Arvika to Falkenberg - 590 km

Sleeping alone in the woods was not my thing! I don't think I slept at all. There were so many noises and the few glimpses of sleep I got I only dreamt of being attacked of bears or some people from...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,568
Posted By cub
Day 1 - Stockholm to Arvika - 550 km

I live outside Stockholm on an island called Ekerö. I started out in the morning, well with all the fiddling about at home I didn't get a move on until 10.30 and caught the ferry at 11.00.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,568
Posted By cub
Sweden Coast Tour - South side 2009

I used to read these ride reports year after year before I finally got myself the bike I wanted and would trust to carry me all the way back home. Last year I bought a brand new Honda Transalp...
Forum: Europe 08-03-2009, 02:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By cub
Google maps used to great for plotting your own...

Google maps used to great for plotting your own routes. I plotted my future trip for several late nights and saved it in My Maps. It was great. Then Google "upgraded" their systems and all saved maps...
Forum: Europe 08-03-2009, 02:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By cub
Actually, with the few rental prices I've seen I...

Actually, with the few rental prices I've seen I would suggest to buy a used 600 cc from www.blocket.se instead. When you're done you might get your money back too.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-01-2009, 12:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 50,786
Posted By cub
But using a virtual machine still requires that...

But using a virtual machine still requires that you install and have a Windows OS somewhere. Kind of misses the point imho. This is one of the reasons I still use paper maps. :D Why can't Garmin (and...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 1,195,868
Posted By cub
Great, I see I got this summer's thread sorted....

Great, I see I got this summer's thread sorted. :freaky
Forum: Europe 05-15-2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By cub
Part of it solved, I'm receiving a Honda Transalp...

Part of it solved, I'm receiving a Honda Transalp on Monday at my local dealership here in Sweden.
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2009, 04:37 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,928,768
Posted By cub
Wow I can't believe this was two years ago!! I...

Wow I can't believe this was two years ago!! I told a friend of mine about this thread just three days ago and then went in here to look it up. One of the best threads and journeys I've read here. It...
Forum: Europe 05-06-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By cub
Moving to Prague, Czech Republic, what about a bike?

I'm about to get an offer from the company I work for to move to Prague and work at our main office there. My plan is then to get myself a new bike to explore the surroundings, travel to/from work...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2008, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 225,572
Posted By cub
It says "Granpa's road" for you who doesn't read...

It says "Granpa's road" for you who doesn't read Swedish. :)

[edit] I can't get the picture to show again so you'll have to go back a few pages to see the actual sign.
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2008, 08:45 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 19,551
Posted By cub
Fantastic video! I just love the sound of the...

Fantastic video! I just love the sound of the engine, the surroundings and the looks of the bike. Also a really great report. It's nice to see a nice old-school bike out there. As been said, you...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2008, 04:17 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 270,142
Posted By cub
I just finished and like so many before me:...

I just finished and like so many before me: Fantastic report! And probably the coolest bike on the site. :clap

Now I'm heading over to Drifter's thread. :D
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2008, 02:18 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 22,219
Posted By cub
Great thread, marvelous picture and I hope it...

Great thread, marvelous picture and I hope it becomes a book! I'll buy it for sure.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2007, 01:25 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 1,415,043
Posted By cub
Great thread! I can't wait to see the rest.

Great thread! I can't wait to see the rest.
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2007, 03:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,647
Posted By cub
Another +1 for Jupiter's Travels. Great book! ...

Another +1 for Jupiter's Travels. Great book!

Then a -1 for "Long Way Round" by Ewan McGregor and Charlie Boorman. I read the book before I watched the DVD series. Didn't like the book at all. The...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2007, 05:23 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 225,572
Posted By cub
Great stuff! I'm looking forward to the next...

Great stuff! I'm looking forward to the next movie/DVD as well. :D
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2007, 02:09 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,253
Posted By cub
Looking at the pictures and the road map you seem...

Looking at the pictures and the road map you seem to have ended up on a pretty dull route through Sweden. Better luck next time! There are a lot of straight roads through the woods, but also great...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2007, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,928,768
Posted By cub
There will always be jealous people or people who...

There will always be jealous people or people who will complain about anything anyways. It's not like we/they are forced to donate money or buy tshirts. If anyone chooses to do so it's they're own...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2007, 04:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,109
Posted By cub
Always nice to see pics closer to home!

Always nice to see pics closer to home!
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2007, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,928,768
Posted By cub
Didn't beat Sweden though...:D

Didn't beat Sweden though...:D
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2007, 04:40 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,928,768
Posted By cub
Did you just stomp that poor little tree? :rofl

Did you just stomp that poor little tree? :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,144
Posted By cub
Looking forward to read and see more from this...

Looking forward to read and see more from this trip!
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2007, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,928,768
Posted By cub
I'm curently reading "Long Way Round" and "Ghost...

I'm curently reading "Long Way Round" and "Ghost Rider", but this thread is far more exciting and fun than both books together. Get well soon!
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2007, 03:59 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 105,992
Posted By cub
Amazing report! I really enjoyed the writing and...

Amazing report! I really enjoyed the writing and that you kept the non-riding stuff, it was part of the travel so the report wouldn't be complete without it! Too bad Mexico is so far away from...
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2007, 02:08 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 105,992
Posted By cub
Because the underwear were too precious to be...

Because the underwear were too precious to be thrown away? :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2007, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,928,768
Posted By cub
And no picture?!?!?!? :evil Another great pic...

And no picture?!?!?!? :evil
Another great pic that in my world would make it as a poster. :clap

I start every day at work with a nice big cup of coffee and catching up on your thread. Keep...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2007, 03:31 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 105,992
Posted By cub
Great writing and great pictures! I spent most of...

Great writing and great pictures! I spent most of the morning at the office reading through it all. Time well spent. Can't wait for the rest! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2007, 07:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,467
Posted By cub
Yup, but I wanted it to show in the thread...

Yup, but I wanted it to show in the thread instead of just a link.
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