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Forum: Trip Planning 06-24-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By ta-rider
>> I make stupid calculations like: 15000 - 3000...

>> I make stupid calculations like: 15000 - 3000 for all preperations including bike = 12000.


Wow. I bought a 125ccm bike and traveled for one year all around southamerica for only 2500 Euro...
Forum: Americas 06-24-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,384
Posted By ta-rider
No matter how long you ride you should allways...

No matter how long you ride you should allways use the onion princip.
For two years around Africa i just had my jeans and a soft jacked. This jacked is much more comfortable to sleep in then a...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-21-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,704
Posted By ta-rider
I would sell my bike in Germany and buy it back...

I would sell my bike in Germany and buy it back at the end if someone would sell me his bike in the USA for a trip and takes it back if it is not demaged :)
Forum: Trip Planning 05-21-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,031
Posted By ta-rider
I allways use a lot of normal plastic bottles to...

I allways use a lot of normal plastic bottles to carry water. Those bottles you get for free everywere and can easy get rid of if you dont neet them anymore. If you carry them in the sunlight the UV...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-21-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,253
Posted By ta-rider
I allways prefere wild camping or staying in...

I allways prefere wild camping or staying in little local villages. This way you can really live in the country you are in. Jumping from hotel to hotel is something for tourists and in the real...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-17-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,862
Posted By ta-rider
To ride around Africa i simply used a 49 Euro...

To ride around Africa i simply used a 49 Euro Iglutent. After two years of dayly use finaly the zipers broke so i bought the same tent again to ride around Southamerica:
...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-17-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 712
Posted By ta-rider
True no Carned neede for the Americas and south...

True no Carned neede for the Americas and south east Asia but for Iran and India and many countrys in Africa. For them i printed a Carned my selfe but for zivilized countrys as Australia i would...
Forum: The Garage 03-09-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,710
Posted By ta-rider
THe first time will be difficult and you might...

THe first time will be difficult and you might destroy your tube but its well worth knowing how to change and repair a tube/tire. You might have to do this in the desert while traveling...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 1,949,269
Posted By ta-rider
Hi man, glad your back :) How do you...

Hi man, glad your back :)



How do you manage to spend so much money? I saw the pictures were you wildcamp at the temple and eating snakes and insects its easy to live very cheap in third world...
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 1,949,269
Posted By ta-rider
Haha well i knew i was doing something wrong....

Haha well i knew i was doing something wrong. Usualy i pay people if they create content for my page...i shoud just ban them afterwards and keep the money :D
Forum: Trip Planning 02-23-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 46,390
Posted By ta-rider
Hi Churches and Temples are allways worth a try...

Hi Churches and Temples are allways worth a try but many times even they send you away. I dont know about laws but wild camped in more then 80 countrys allready. Just dont destroy anything and dont...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-17-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,706
Posted By ta-rider
I skiped the Ross boarder after i heared its even...

I skiped the Ross boarder after i heared its even wors then the worst boarder i crossed between the two congos. I was the only white person within one million of people trying to cheat me while i had...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-17-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 48,893
Posted By ta-rider
Hi i went around South America alone but was...

Hi i went around South America alone but was never lonely. I used Couchsurfing and at places without Internet i just stayed with local people:

http://reisemotorrad.eu/?report=en_suedamerika
...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-03-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,876
Posted By ta-rider
The theory does not help you have to actiuly...

The theory does not help you have to actiuly praktice how to fix a flat tire, how to change wheel bearings or adjuste the valves of your bike etc..
Forum: Trip Planning 01-31-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,165
Posted By ta-rider
So why dont you take a photo with gloves and...

So why dont you take a photo with gloves and helmed on???

http://afrikamotorrad.de
Forum: Trip Planning 01-31-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,072
Posted By ta-rider
While sleeping i use on of this mini Alarm...

While sleeping i use on of this mini Alarm Systems to be shure nobody can steel anything without waking me up:
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 1,949,269
Posted By ta-rider
Laos is probably the poorest country i have...

Laos is probably the poorest country i have visited so far,

....

Most of the families there own a motorbike and even have electricity if you want to visit poor countrys go to Africa but not in...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-28-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,779
Posted By ta-rider
Sorry but i dont really see the point in this....

Sorry but i dont really see the point in this. The costs of a trip depend a lot on


1) the petrol prices of the country (1 Cent per Liter in Venezuela, 2 Dollars per Liter in Turkey)

2)the...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-28-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,430
Posted By ta-rider
Well how many hours i ride depends on how nice...

Well how many hours i ride depends on how nice the landscape around me is or if my visa is expiring or not but still the hours in the saddle dont say anything about the milage i do. Some days im...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-26-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,539
Posted By ta-rider
Hi, Buy your flight tickets first...

Hi,




Buy your flight tickets first and the bike on the continent were you want to travel insted of wasting money on shiping bikes across the world.
Forget about finding a new, decent payed...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-26-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,786
Posted By ta-rider
Great story. I know one can travel with very...

Great story. I know one can travel with very little money camping every day and sometimes people invite you for a nice meal but for things like visa and ferrys/flights you will need money and shiping...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-26-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,312
Posted By ta-rider
No i only change Oil if it looks dirty and then i...

No i only change Oil if it looks dirty and then i usuarly use the Car oil (as most of the countrys dont have special oil for motorbikes). How i do so? Open the screw at the bottom, close it, change...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-26-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,855
Posted By ta-rider
Usuarly sand and dust like from the Rallye Dakar...

Usuarly sand and dust like from the Rallye Dakar destroys my camera:

http://reisemotorrad.eu/?report=en_suedamerika
Forum: Trip Planning 01-26-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,165
Posted By ta-rider
How do i find time to take fotos? Is this a joke?...

How do i find time to take fotos? Is this a joke? We fly and ride thousends of kilometers to get to a special place and then we will not even have time to take a photo? I do many many many foto stops...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-26-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,496
Posted By ta-rider
Well this will only work if you speek their...

Well this will only work if you speek their language. In many countrys people send you anywere just because they dont know and are to polite to tell you they dont know so i will allways use my GPS: ...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-26-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,816
Posted By ta-rider
You can easily carry fuel in old oil chanisters...

You can easily carry fuel in old oil chanisters straped to your bike. You will get them for free even in Congo and after your use you can easy get rid of them again:
...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-26-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 62,901
Posted By ta-rider
Well asking is one option but if you are really...

Well asking is one option but if you are really good you can go one step higher and tell him you will be traveling for a while but if he asks you very friendly you will be coming back to him after...
Forum: Vendors 01-05-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By ta-rider
Vietnam registered Motorbike in Laos 300 US$

Hi
I have to sell my vietnam registered motorbike after a great trip through Laos You can pic it up at the 4000 Islands 20 km after the boarder from Cambodia for only US$ 300 to ride through Laos...
Forum: Asia Pacific 01-05-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By ta-rider
Possible entering Cambodia with a Vietnam registered bike?

Hi,

Yesturday we were returned at the boarder from Laos to Cambodia. They did not allow us to bring our Vietnam registered bike into Cambodia:
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 1,949,269
Posted By ta-rider
Haha well im happy with 125 cc those bikes are...

Haha well im happy with 125 cc those bikes are easy to ride like a mountainbike, consume very little petrol, parts are easy to get and the locals love it if you ride the same bike then they do ;)
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 1,949,269
Posted By ta-rider
Hi Man, Was nice talking to you all. Hers...

Hi Man,

Was nice talking to you all. Hers the blog you mentioned: http://afrikamotorrad.de/?report=en_transafrika

Hope to see you again one day somewere

Ride save, Tobi
Forum: Trip Planning 10-02-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,521
Posted By ta-rider
no 45 km per day is hard enouth ...

no 45 km per day is hard enouth

http://afrikamotorrad.eu/small/westkueste_042.jpg

http://afrikamotorrad.eu/?report=en_westkueste
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,678
Posted By ta-rider
Hi even if they are very cheap i can recoment a...

Hi even if they are very cheap i can recoment a simpls Iglu tent such as

http://reisemotorrad.eu/small/zelte_abbau.gif

http://reisemotorrad.eu/?report=en_zelte

I lived in one of them for...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,522
Posted By ta-rider
Hi, I can agree with that. One set of...

Hi,



I can agree with that. One set of Mitas E07 took me all the way from Germany to Southafrica and another one wich i bought down there at a KTM store brought me back home no problem:
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-28-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 17,304
Posted By ta-rider
Consumer Reports: BMW & Harley-Davidson Motorcycles Are Less Reliable than Japanese o

This interesding article can be found here:

http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/news/consumer-reports-motorcycle-reliability/
Forum: Trip Planning 07-10-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,108
Posted By ta-rider
Well sometimes you cant avoid big citys if you...

Well sometimes you cant avoid big citys if you have to visit a embassy to get the visa for your next country there. Sometimes you cant also avoid countrys if you have to cross them. Otherwise i would...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-10-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,470
Posted By ta-rider
Hi, You have allready listed all the...

Hi,



You have allready listed all the importend parts. Find out about the visa situation for each country...research the GPS Position of the embassy were you want to get the visa from.
For...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-05-2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,606
Posted By ta-rider
It depends a lot on your nationality. US passport...

It depends a lot on your nationality. US passport holders are not very wellcome in aeabic countrys and often have to pay a higher price for their visum...
For me Brasil Argentina and Chile were the...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-30-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 62,901
Posted By ta-rider
After i have finished my studys i got rid of my...

After i have finished my studys i got rid of my flat, sold most of my stuff on ebay and went around Africa for two years:

http://afrikamotorrad.eu/?report=en_transafrika

Its so easy...you just...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,570
Posted By ta-rider
Hi, You can ride the ligurische boarder...

Hi,

You can ride the ligurische boarder road, the papailon and up the someiler:

http://adventure-travel-experience.de/big/italien_008.jpg
...
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