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Forum: EMEA 08-07-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,346
Posted By Bill@Mission
That is correct. Essentially that is the...

That is correct.


Essentially that is the correct option. Admo does not set prices. I suppose each agency will take a view on pricing.

When I was an ADMO agent I reasoned it as a form of...
Forum: EMEA 08-07-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,346
Posted By Bill@Mission
It is the same price no matter from where you...

It is the same price no matter from where you rent. The contract with the rental agency specifies the relationship precisely.

You may be unlucky in that you pay more through an agent - but it's...
Forum: EMEA 08-06-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,346
Posted By Bill@Mission
The survival secret is to take your time, and...

The survival secret is to take your time, and spend as little time on the Peripherique as you can.

Oh. and avoid rush hour.
Forum: EMEA 08-06-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,346
Posted By Bill@Mission
1. Do not use Holiday Bikes under any...

1. Do not use Holiday Bikes under any circumstances - they will try and rip you off.

2. E_mail or Phone Darcos Location - someone at the rear end will speak english

3. Try Admo - they use the...
Forum: EMEA 07-16-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,346
Posted By Bill@Mission
It's a difficult game to master. Most renters...

It's a difficult game to master.
Most renters make their money from selling bikes not renting them (despite what you might think from the rates).

Bikes get damaged at any time. Back when I was...
Forum: EMEA 05-05-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By Bill@Mission
Some Good, some bad, some ugly...

Was down around that time in 2012.
Transalpina was was fine although a little rugged for me and a fully laden bike - but they'll have that fixed by now.

Transfaragasan may be a coin toss -...
Forum: Europe 03-19-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 667
Posted By Bill@Mission
A few of our places:

try hotel des vallees
http://motorbikefriendly.com/index.php/component/sobi2/?sobi2Task=sobi2Details&sobi2Id=170
Forum: Europe 06-27-2009, 05:33 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 38,986
Posted By Bill@Mission
Hi I am looking for places in romania that are...

Hi
I am looking for places in romania that are rider friendly - for my site http://motorbikefriendly.com - it is free to enter a listing - so any details _ or give them the site address would be...
Forum: EMEA 06-13-2009, 01:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,048
Posted By Bill@Mission
try these

http://motorbikefriendly.com - pyrenees emotions are great with riders and smack on the d618 route de cols, le chalet blue is on the beaten track smack on the border french side - maison marchand -...
Forum: Europe 06-13-2009, 01:02 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 32,526
Posted By Bill@Mission
I'm making a list

Since the unfortunate demise of my bike rental business - I have started to make a list of rider friendly places - based on a map view.

I am going to stick the url here: the site...
Forum: Europe 02-25-2009, 03:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By Bill@Mission
Hi I don't rent directly but have a couple of...

Hi I don't rent directly but have a couple of guys I do agency work with.....
(it's a lomng story)
By the way - don't use holiday bikes - they have a nasty habit of charging astupid damages after a...
Forum: Europe 01-23-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 606
Posted By Bill@Mission
were a lot further - but if you need to......

were a lot further - but if you need to......
Forum: EMEA 01-23-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,054
Posted By Bill@Mission
For the pyrenees area here's my view of things ...

For the pyrenees area here's my view of things
http://euromototours.blogspot.com/
Forum: Europe 12-27-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 37,270
Posted By Bill@Mission
Neither are legal obligations Ktos......

Neither are legal obligations Ktos......
Forum: EMEA 12-27-2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,728
Posted By Bill@Mission
where would you like to stop exactly = there are...

where would you like to stop exactly = there are lots especially french side
Forum: EMEA 11-30-2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,558
Posted By Bill@Mission
I would approach them all directly......

I would approach them all directly......
Forum: EMEA 11-30-2008, 01:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,558
Posted By Bill@Mission
I believe there is not enough interest - one...

I believe there is not enough interest - one assumes they would have to disrupt the production line or supply chain to do this - get someone to stock a given amount of bikes to resell etc etc
...
Forum: Europe 11-29-2008, 02:32 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 37,270
Posted By Bill@Mission
Motards Francais

Et moi, et moi - situee en plein sud - dept 31.

Peut etre nous pouvons balladons ensemble.....

desolee pour le mauvais francais...

AHHHH BIENGTOT!
Forum: Europe 11-22-2008, 08:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,887
Posted By Bill@Mission
I bet the Guarda Civil are less heavily armed too...

I bet the Guarda Civil are less heavily armed too - the Mossos guys carry shotguns that look like they could demolish buildings....:evil
Forum: EMEA 11-22-2008, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,102
Posted By Bill@Mission
How long do you intend to do this in and how many...

How long do you intend to do this in and how many KM is it?
I would take the vstrom personally.
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2008, 07:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,401
Posted By Bill@Mission
can you remember the number of it?

can you remember the number of it?
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2008, 04:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,401
Posted By Bill@Mission
let me know when you are coming - i will try and...

let me know when you are coming - i will try and put a few together - I plan to do this anyway.....
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2008, 04:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,401
Posted By Bill@Mission
it was quite an adventure for me too - and one of...

it was quite an adventure for me too - and one of our last as Mission Motos Motorcycle Rentals....... we're closing down the rental business but if there's anything we can do (as private...
Forum: Europe 11-22-2008, 04:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,676
Posted By Bill@Mission
Try Northern spain/Montserrat etc - stay off the...

Try Northern spain/Montserrat etc - stay off the mountain trails till mid june if riding over 1500 meters...... an approximation but it will work.....
Forum: Europe 04-05-2008, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By Bill@Mission
Yup - route des cols - boat to santander - ride...

Yup - route des cols - boat to santander - ride biarritz to perpignan - having thoroughly busted your cherry - pootle around the med /eastern Pyrenees till its time to take the moto train back up...
Forum: Europe 03-26-2008, 03:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,679
Posted By Bill@Mission
I would not recommend trying much more than 320...

I would not recommend trying much more than 320 Km a day if you don't know the terrain

Luchon - bossost crossing is shut till june - so beware

Personally I would go toulouse - st girons -...
Forum: Europe 03-26-2008, 01:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By Bill@Mission
Don't miss Picos de Europa.

Don't miss Picos de Europa.
Forum: Europe 03-25-2008, 01:32 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 38,986
Posted By Bill@Mission
No, he means what is the word 'Pensione' in...

No, he means what is the word 'Pensione' in english (well sort of the other way round) :evil

The only don't I have is don't ride the bike to bucharest.

assume petty theft is rife so don't leave...
Forum: Europe 03-24-2008, 02:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By Bill@Mission
This is the best piece of advice on the thread -...

This is the best piece of advice on the thread - tho not what you asked for - in the pyrenees (I suppose it is the same in the alps) just follow the signs to the nearest ski resort - then find the...
Forum: Europe 03-24-2008, 02:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By Bill@Mission
This is because there are too many foriegn bikes...

This is because there are too many foriegn bikes in the alps taking the piss.

The coppers round our way are very nice unless you are done for excessive speeding (taking the piss)
Forum: Europe 03-22-2008, 02:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By Bill@Mission
I like to criss cross - there are some really not...

I like to criss cross - there are some really not miss roads both sides - no doubt I will get shoued down by other locals but if landing in santander I would make a pretty direct route to france...
Forum: Europe 03-22-2008, 01:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By Bill@Mission
I would say the limting factor is the drz - my...

I would say the limting factor is the drz - my advice is to dribble down the border crossing into belgium, luxembourg german nd back into france

nothing like crossing multiple borders in a day to...
Forum: Europe 03-20-2008, 12:48 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 38,986
Posted By Bill@Mission
I once drank a half litre o the stuff... i was in...

I once drank a half litre o the stuff... i was in my mid-40's ..... it was a crap idea....

a glass or two is OK tho.

Well, Brasov already has quite a few - I thought there would be sign ins...
Forum: Europe 03-18-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,739
Posted By Bill@Mission
Aurelien's comment aside - i've heard you can go...

Aurelien's comment aside - i've heard you can go anywhere unless you cross a fence or it says you can't
Forum: Europe 03-18-2008, 09:48 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 38,986
Posted By Bill@Mission
Um - literally it means 'Go procreate with your...

Um - literally it means 'Go procreate with your mother's maternal anatomy.'
a less polite version of '..... with your mother's hat' (pelegria muhti) or '.... mother dead ancestors' (mort[s]i...
Forum: Europe 03-18-2008, 12:16 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 38,986
Posted By Bill@Mission
If you go down to Bucharest leave the bike...

If you go down to Bucharest leave the bike behind.

Second traveller's trip for touists to Romania -
Assumes you are travelling with a friend called 'Marty'.

When buying food with a heavily...
Forum: Europe 03-18-2008, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By Bill@Mission
We are based about 400KM in Toulouse. Some...

We are based about 400KM in Toulouse.

Some accommodation - french side certainly on www.motopyrenees.com (http://www.motopyrenees.com) - the big question is where are you heading..... The costa...
Forum: Europe 03-13-2008, 12:19 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 38,986
Posted By Bill@Mission
Absolutely - I will sit in Tura Dacilor ordering...

Absolutely - I will sit in Tura Dacilor ordering venison bourginon and drinking red from the daeul mare region in Tura Dacior in Poiana Brasov and give you a shout from the top of the hill so you and...
Forum: Europe 03-11-2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 38,986
Posted By Bill@Mission
Vrou - vrou mult..... dar sunt en Franta I...

Vrou - vrou mult..... dar sunt en Franta

I really want to be - but I'm stuck in France!

If I'm coming across I'll give you a shout.
Forum: Europe 03-11-2008, 03:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,407
Posted By Bill@Mission
Yes - I have had lots of experience of Bill at...

Yes - I have had lots of experience of Bill at Mission - I think he is a great guy - and know for a fact that he takes the D3 from Rieumes to Isle en Dodon at every possible opportunity.

I know he...
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