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Forum: Trip Planning 09-04-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,106
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
If you're ever in Lithuania, try visiting this...

If you're ever in Lithuania, try visiting this place http://www.auksiniselnias.lt/index-aplinka_En.html

It is an excellent place to stay and has an on site museum which is well worth a look.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-04-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,106
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
"Built to ride, not to hide" or "built to go, not...

"Built to ride, not to hide" or "built to go, not to show". Take your pick. Mmm, the last one may not be the correct choice seeing as it's a museum :rofl

Anyway, as they are British bikes in their...
Forum: EMEA 07-06-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,132
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
Germany is my favourite place in Europe and where...

Germany is my favourite place in Europe and where your landing is smack bang in the middle of some of the prettiest scenery going. Head north to the area around the Nurburgring or south to the Black...
Forum: EMEA 06-01-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
Here is a list of motorcycle and motorcycle...

Here is a list of motorcycle and motorcycle friendly camp sites and hotels.

http://www.motobotc.co.uk/

The only other tip I can give you is to enjoy yourself :D
Forum: EMEA 05-27-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
I meant the ones in Norway. I've already checked...

I meant the ones in Norway. I've already checked the ferries to mainland Europe and they're a bit :eek1 It might be cheaper to travel down to Dover and get the Chunnel than get a ferry. Harwich to...
Forum: EMEA 05-27-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
Sorry, it will be - Get off of ferry, ride to...

Sorry, it will be - Get off of ferry, ride to Norway, ride back to ferry :evil

I don't do itineraries when I'm on holiday. Just usually plan places or events to visit before the holiday and then...
Forum: EMEA 05-27-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
Norway - help and advice

I'm contemplating visiting Norway next year as ever since I saw a picture of the Trollstigen, I've wanted to ride it. I've also seen a picture of the Borgund Stave Church and it looks like that also...
Forum: EMEA 04-29-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
Yes, I would recommend that you pre-book the...

Yes, I would recommend that you pre-book the ferry. I've sailed on that ferry once and it can get quite busy.
Forum: EMEA 03-30-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
I notice you've changed your title underneath...

I notice you've changed your title underneath your avatar. :D


I've created a monster :rofl
Forum: EMEA 03-29-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
Any particular reason? I've done it for over...

Any particular reason? I've done it for over twenty years in Europe and never had problem yet. It is locked away so no one can steal it if that's what you're worried about.

Your not a wanted...
Forum: EMEA 03-26-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
I've just downloaded the app and it's just a...

I've just downloaded the app and it's just a guide to where campsites are situated. Still very useful for the next time I go abroad.
Forum: EMEA 03-26-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
It's been a few year since I camped abroad but I...

It's been a few year since I camped abroad but I never used one. I used to leave my passport as it's locked away safely. In the twenty or so year I've been travelling around Europe, I've not had a...
Forum: EMEA 03-24-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
I did Scotland last year with a friend and it was...

I did Scotland last year with a friend and it was great. I was surprised at how much I enjoyed it as I usually prefer to head to Europe. I would definitely recommend the Isle of Skye. Here's our...
Forum: EMEA 03-20-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
I did but I'm a Yorkshireman and we don't admit...

I did but I'm a Yorkshireman and we don't admit we're wrong. Remember the 2 rules.

1) A Yorkshireman is always correct.
2) If a Yorkshireman is wrong, rule 1 applies :D
Forum: EMEA 03-20-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
But Norway, Sweden and Finland are Scandinavia...

But Norway, Sweden and Finland are Scandinavia and not Europe. :D
Forum: EMEA 03-19-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
John, Australia is a lot bigger than Europe* but,...

John, Australia is a lot bigger than Europe* but, as you say, there's an awful lot of emptiness in Oz.

DILLIGAFFF, one bit of advice I give to everyone who travels Europe is to learn some of the...
Forum: EMEA 03-10-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,625
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
is the HTC an android phone? If so, download...

is the HTC an android phone? If so, download Navfree. It's brilliant. I have a Samsung S3 and it has a built in GPS receiver so you don't need a data connection. Which is nice.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-07-2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,434
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
AJT2, where abouts in L**ds are you? I'm from...

AJT2, where abouts in L**ds are you? I'm from Bradford but I work in Stourton. If you need help making brackets, let me know and I'll see if I can help.



Being from Bradford, I struggle to type...
Forum: EMEA 03-07-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 778
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
EMEA = Europe, Middle East, Africa (I think). ...

EMEA = Europe, Middle East, Africa (I think).

1300 miles in 8 days is a piece of cake. For me it is anyway :rofl

Joking aside, 1300 divided by 8 is 162.5 miles a day. Throw in a couple of 300...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-06-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,871
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
Bugger, I haven't done any of them. But I'm...

Bugger, I haven't done any of them. But I'm hoping to do the Atlantic Coast Road and the Trollstigen in Norway next year :D
Forum: Trip Planning 03-06-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
If you do find one this side of the pond, try...

If you do find one this side of the pond, try using these to sort out transportation for it to the states. I'm going to use them when I finally get around to organising my trip around the US and A.
...
Forum: EMEA 03-05-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
Oh yes, I forgot about the Atlantic Road. That...

Oh yes, I forgot about the Atlantic Road. That bridge looks funky :D
Forum: EMEA 03-05-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
JohnnyTH, how expensive? I'm thinking of coming...

JohnnyTH, how expensive? I'm thinking of coming over next year (2014) going to Sweden first and then across to Norway. We are going to the Trollstigen and Borgund Stave Church before coming home.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-04-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,434
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
Oh, and on the subject of maps, get one of these...

Oh, and on the subject of maps, get one of these -

http://www.tuffmap.co.uk/

They are far better than the paper version and are waterproof. A bit small scale but ideal for when you've taken an...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-04-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,434
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
Have you thought of getting some throw over...

Have you thought of getting some throw over panniers for your trip to Spain and France? Something like these -

http://www.hein-gericke.co.uk/motorcycle-luggage/streetline-satteltasche-style.html
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-18-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4,361
Views: 818,210
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
Here's a few photos of our recent visit to...

Here's a few photos of our recent visit to Scotland. They're from my iPhone so I didn't get the chance to take many as my portable charger didn't work :(:

The Cuillin Hills on Skye
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-10-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4,361
Views: 818,210
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
I've just got back from a week in Scotland with a...

I've just got back from a week in Scotland with a good friend of mine. We visited Glencoe, the Isle of Skye, the Applecross peninsula staying at Shieldag (absolutely beautiful place. Unfortunately...
Forum: EMEA 04-07-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,563
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
This is a good website for those Alpine passes ...

This is a good website for those Alpine passes


http://www.alpineroads.com/

:evil


The south of France is great but a bit expensive.
Forum: Americas 02-09-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,178
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
I have thought of buying once I arrive but my...

I have thought of buying once I arrive but my original dream (way back when dinosaurs still roamed the earth) was to do the trip on a Triumph Bonneville. After watching the Cafe Racer TV series, I'm...
Forum: Americas 02-08-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,178
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
Yes, I am in the UK hence my user name :D. I've...

Yes, I am in the UK hence my user name :D. I've checked how much I could save shipping it to Canada and it's a whopping minus 20! :eek1

http://www.hctravel.com/html/seafreight_.html

Cheers...
Forum: EMEA 02-06-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,899
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
Scotland can be wet but I've also been there when...

Scotland can be wet but I've also been there when it has been beautiful. Just like anywhere really. You cannot predict the weather accurately and you can just go and see what happens.

If you do...
Forum: Americas 01-28-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,178
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
I'll be shipping it over using a reputable...

I'll be shipping it over using a reputable company who specialise in motorcycle tours. I've already looked at renting and, as you say, it will be stupidly expensive! The plan is to camp as much as...
Forum: Americas 01-27-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,178
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
Buggering Nora, you lot have it sweet! Gas is...

Buggering Nora, you lot have it sweet! Gas is around $9-10 a gallon over here. I'm beginning to think I may have to amend my budget :rofl
Forum: Americas 01-27-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,178
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
Calling our American cousins

I'm planning on doing a 10,000 mile, ten week journey around America. I'm trying to plan my budget so I was wondering if you could provide me with a few prices like petrol (you lot call it gas),...
Forum: Americas 12-22-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,812
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
I'll be doing this trip on a Triumph of some...

I'll be doing this trip on a Triumph of some sort. I'm hoping to have a Scrambler by then so I might be able to do some mild trails. It will most likely be a road bike though. I'd like it to be a...
Forum: Americas 12-21-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,812
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
Cheers guys. As I said, the link above is just...

Cheers guys. As I said, the link above is just the first draft of my journey with nearly all of the places I want to visit. I plan to do the trip in two months so there may be times when I need to...
Forum: Americas 12-21-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,812
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
Ride4321, I originaaly planned to do this a few...

Ride4321, I originaaly planned to do this a few year back but the recession put paid to it so I've decided to do it on my 50th. I need that long to save up :D I've put places like Deals Gap on the...
Forum: Americas 12-20-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,812
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
My 50th birthday present to myself

Eyup, my name is michael and i'm from Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. I'll be 50 in 5 years time and I'm planning a two month trip around America. This is my proposed route but it's open to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-04-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,679
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
I'm assuming "wanker" means something completely...

I'm assuming "wanker" means something completely different that side of the pond. :eek1
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-27-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 3,290,061
Posted By Mortis (the Brit)
Well, not fantastic but here's me somewhere in...

Well, not fantastic but here's me somewhere in the black forest, Germany last year.


http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a327/Triumph900/Holiday2010032.jpg



The Triumph is now dead :cry
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