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Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,467
Posted By Thomas B.
Hi Nick, so you found out about the "dry...

Hi Nick,
so you found out about the "dry places"in the US already.
I had no idea there was anything like that untill we found out going through there last year. It gets better going west. Maybe...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,467
Posted By Thomas B.
Hi Nick, hope you are as lucky as we were last...

Hi Nick,
hope you are as lucky as we were last year with costoms. Took us only a couple of minutes in Boston to get our bikes.
We might bump into each other on the western part of the TAT if your...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,302
Posted By Thomas B.
Hi Steve Lewis, if you could share your info on...

Hi Steve Lewis,
if you could share your info on Oregon (or any other info on the western part of the TAT) that would be great.
We will be back in the US in September to do the rest of the TAT....
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 1,828
Views: 437,417
Posted By Thomas B.
Hi Paul, You'll have to open the gearbox to be...

Hi Paul,
You'll have to open the gearbox to be sure, but I would tip on a broken spring in the gearshifting mechanic. But its all just a guess untill you look inside.
There is nothing else to do....
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3,790
Views: 1,737,760
Posted By Thomas B.
Hey guys, thanks for your answers. But which...

Hey guys,
thanks for your answers. But which one is quiet? I'm looking for a quiet exhaust. Preferably not loader than the stock one and the Q4 is suposed to be under 96 dB.
You did remaping after...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3,790
Views: 1,737,760
Posted By Thomas B.
Hi Noah, sorry for a short technical question. ...

Hi Noah,
sorry for a short technical question.
You have the fmf q4 on your bike don´t you?
Is it much louder than the original exhaust?
Did you ever repack it during the trip?
Thanks for your...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
You are very welcome. It was my pleasure.

You are very welcome. It was my pleasure.
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
Hi Steve, we were on Iceland from mid July to mid...

Hi Steve, we were on Iceland from mid July to mid August. The summer is probably the best time. If you go too early there might still be snow in the highlands and the waterlevel of the rivers might...
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
Hi, we used a book called "Iceland Overland". ...

Hi,
we used a book called "Iceland Overland".
It is from an icelander called Jakob Por......
It seems that it is not available on the net anymore, but
I saw a 4 year old post on the HUBB where a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 272,493
Posted By Thomas B.
Hi EPMD, is the Wings louder than the original...

Hi EPMD,
is the Wings louder than the original exhaust?
thanks for your answer
Thomas
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
The weather was really on the good side. I cann't...

The weather was really on the good side. I cann't complain.
The red viking was indeed pretty tasty.
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
It was my pleasure.

It was my pleasure.
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
Thanks for your comment. You'll have a great...

Thanks for your comment.
You'll have a great time on Iceland. Great place, great natur.
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
I think we did around 5000 km (have to look that...

I think we did around 5000 km (have to look that up) on Iceland.
The rear tyre was just melting away. The thread was so low on my way home that I hoped the police wouldn't stop me for a control. Not...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
Well try to get there. It's a wonderful place for...

Well try to get there. It's a wonderful place for a ride.
Sandra was thanked. Yes, she took all the bike pictures as I am the one riding the bike.
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
I cann't give you any precise prices but camping...

I cann't give you any precise prices but camping on official camp sites is pretty cheap. Especially compared with the hotel prices.
To make it even cheaper you can go "into the wild" and camp there....
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
You are very welcome.

You are very welcome.
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
Hi guys, thanks for your coments. I enjoy it when...

Hi guys, thanks for your coments. I enjoy it when you kike it.

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There was another waterfall on the way where we...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
Some watercrossings even gave information on how...

Some watercrossings even gave information on how to do the crossing.

http://thomasbinkle.smugmug.com/Other/Iceland/i-BvxpWQW/0/XL/313_Furtverlauf-XL.jpg

Since Sandra didn't want wet boots we...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
Hello astur and hvilla, glad you like the...

Hello astur and hvilla, glad you like the pictures. Yes, it is an amazing place with great landscape. Cheers Thomas
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Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
Thanks for the offer boatpuller, sounds very good...

Thanks for the offer boatpuller, sounds very good but I don't think we'll get to that region in the near future. But, always glad to entertain you...
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Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
We then went on to the next lake with a similar...

We then went on to the next lake with a similar looking. Its called Jökulsarlon.

http://thomasbinkle.smugmug.com/Other/Iceland/i-J77xpX5/0/XL/243_Gletschersee-Jökulsarlon-XL.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
No, she never had to walk through the water...

No, she never had to walk through the water twice. But she had to walk through once a couple of times and then had a camera with her. Cold water is good for the blood circulation of the legs, you...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
Yes iceland, we did have a good time. Would have...

Yes iceland, we did have a good time. Would have liked to explore a little more and rather on two bikes.

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Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
Thanks for your replies the rest of you. Glad you...

Thanks for your replies the rest of you. Glad you like it.

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The route Sandra picked next was going to have 10-20...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
Hi icelandmg066, the westfjords were nice exept...

Hi icelandmg066, the westfjords were nice exept that you didn't get anywhere. Riding around a fjord you pass the place you have been an hour ago but is just a couple of meters across the water.:lol3...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
We decided to go for a hike and put our walking...

We decided to go for a hike and put our walking boots on.

Here some impresions of the landscape there.
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Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
Thanks everyone for your kind replies. I'm glad...

Thanks everyone for your kind replies. I'm glad you like the report so far.

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Hey BIG^DALY, thanks for...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
In the capital. ...

In the capital.

http://thomasbinkle.smugmug.com/Other/Iceland/i-LDXgQLw/0/XL/143_Reykjavik-XL.jpg

With a modern church
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
In perfect weather we went around the fjords. ...

In perfect weather we went around the fjords.
There were nice views..

http://thomasbinkle.smugmug.com/Other/Iceland/i-9MtkT7k/0/XL/109_Unterwegs_Kroksfjardarnes-Bjargtangar_Vestfirdir-XL.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
After the tire was pumped up and the wheel in the...

After the tire was pumped up and the wheel in the bike again we got moving. We wanted to look at a route that we read about in a offroad guide for Iceland. There was one watercrossing that was warned...
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
The next morning was grey as we went on. We...

The next morning was grey as we went on. We stopped at another geothermal site on the way and wandered around a little.
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
Lets go on. I got a little mixed up. The...

Lets go on.
I got a little mixed up. The Glaumbaer houses came later, but what the heck.
We stayed a day in Myvaten (the mosqutio lake that had no mossies, luckily) and headed aout for a day trip....
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
Hi namtip, glad you liked it so far. We...

Hi namtip,

glad you liked it so far.
We were there around mid Juli to mid August.
With the weather we were very lucky. We were on the island for three weeks. We slept in the tent the whole...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
Here's a lake near Myvaten with a cool color. ...

Here's a lake near Myvaten with a cool color.

http://thomasbinkle.smugmug.com/Other/Iceland/i-qVDNbBB/0/XL/031_zum-Myvatn-XL.jpg

On our way around the north waiting for better weather we did...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 112,778
Posted By Thomas B.
Hi Matt, got any nearer info on the fuel...

Hi Matt,
got any nearer info on the fuel bladder you are using. It's MSR, right? Is it the one for water or a special fuel typ? any pictures or other infos.
Thanks for your answer.
Nice report by...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
The ferry takes two days to reach Iceland and...

The ferry takes two days to reach Iceland and that’s a very boring thing. But I was prepared and had quit a number of films on my laptop to pass the time.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 51,006
Posted By Thomas B.
Hi Michnus, we live close to the capital Bern,...

Hi Michnus,
we live close to the capital Bern, so let me know when your in EU and we'll try to work something out. And do let Andrew know.
Cheers Thomas
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 51,006
Posted By Thomas B.
Hey Michnus, the world is indeed a small...

Hey Michnus,
the world is indeed a small place. It is exactly that Andrew we travelled 3 months though Africa with. We were actually at his marrige with Tina in the south of France some years ago,...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,200
Posted By Thomas B.
The next morning I got up early packed everything...

The next morning I got up early packed everything and went to the harbor to wait for the ferry and the boarding. There were a couple of bikes there already and more came.
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