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Forum: EMEA 04-16-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By insureguy
Turkey Route Planning

I will be renting a motorcycle in southwest Turkey in Gocek, near Dalaman in July for 8 days. I'm having a bit of a difficult time planning a route. Can anyone give me a suggested 8 day itinerary...
Forum: EMEA 02-20-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,719
Posted By insureguy
Pecha72, it ran about $1200 each way including...

Pecha72, it ran about $1200 each way including ship fee about $900 to Wilenius Whilhelmson and port and agent fees about $300. It was actually cheaper having my own bike than renting; though I was...
Forum: EMEA 02-19-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,719
Posted By insureguy
Presuming you haven't left yet......I shipped to...

Presuming you haven't left yet......I shipped to Germany for a 17 day trip. Renting didn't work because we wanted to go to Eastern Europe and Russia. Many Rentals aren't allowed in E Europe and...
Forum: EMEA 02-19-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,292
Posted By insureguy
I've shipped to both Germany and Belgium...

I've shipped to both Germany and Belgium unassisted. Just inspected by US Customs then delivered to shipping agent at the US port for RoRo service. 12 days each way. Just drove to Antwerp and...
Forum: EMEA 12-06-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,739
Posted By insureguy
Yep....that Catholic in Rome thing, exactly what...

Yep....that Catholic in Rome thing, exactly what I thought about Stelvio. I'm thinking I need to do it so I can tell others, who haven't done it, how over-rated it really is!

Lunch in...
Forum: EMEA 12-05-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,739
Posted By insureguy
Thanks again all! I just emailed Tommy at...

Thanks again all! I just emailed Tommy at Motomader. Checked out his website, aber ich nicht gut im Deutsch. I'll wait for his response....hopefully in English.

Anyone have any experience with...
Forum: EMEA 12-04-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,739
Posted By insureguy
You're all probably thinking I asked for help...

You're all probably thinking I asked for help then disappeared......sorry. Crazy work week! Ok, so back to my planning. It appears that everyone agrees that heading more toward Andermatt is a good...
Forum: EMEA 12-03-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,739
Posted By insureguy
RTLover, thanks so much for the assist. You're...

RTLover, thanks so much for the assist. You're right.....too many options. I think that's why I'm struggling. If you were going to do 2 days of riding from North to South, again, heading somewhere...
Forum: EMEA 12-02-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,629
Posted By insureguy
RoRo Shipping to European Ports

I used Wallenius Whilhemson. This is the actual shipping company. They offer RoRo Service to many ports in Europe from many ports in the US. You will need to use a shipping agent. You will need...
Forum: EMEA 12-02-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,739
Posted By insureguy
Swiss/Italian Alps Route Planning

Planned lots of international trips for myself......but this looks tough. I can't easily estimate distance, travel time, etc.....

I'm planning on riding out of Zurich heading southeast into Italy...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 65,247
Posted By insureguy
Helsingor, Denmark

http://jongreif.smugmug.com/Border-Crossing/TravelPhoto/DSC00365/1071747374_NSeTA-L.jpghttp://jongreif.smugmug.com/Border-Crossing/TravelPhoto/DSC00375/1071720732_cwJyW-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 65,247
Posted By insureguy
Silja Symphony, Helsinki to Stockholm

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 207,512
Posted By insureguy
Kaunas, Lithuania

http://jongreif.smugmug.com/Border-Crossing/TravelPhoto/DSC00199/1071608104_S6dHC-L.jpghttp://jongreif.smugmug.com/Border-Crossing/TravelPhoto/DSC00197/1071605658_npBJp-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 207,512
Posted By insureguy
No, really......it was a McCafe'

http://jongreif.smugmug.com/Border-Crossing/TravelPhoto/Europe-209/1071597437_oThp3-XL.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 207,512
Posted By insureguy
Does this count? McCafe' Lienz, Austria

http://jongreif.smugmug.com/Border-Crossing/TravelPhoto/Europe-259/1071587717_BFxFN-XL.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 207,512
Posted By insureguy
Marathon, TX just north of Big Bend

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 1,052,399
Posted By insureguy
Budapest, Hungary

She looks just like the cops in Baltimore!http://jongreif.smugmug.com/Border-Crossing/TravelPhoto/DSC0348/1071561874_Rxx9K-XL.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 63,905
Posted By insureguy
The wife: Austria to Italy South of Grossglockner Pass July 2006

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 63,905
Posted By insureguy
Pskov Region, Russia July 2008

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Forum: EMEA 04-05-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,004
Posted By insureguy
Sterling, Va...huh? You're just down the road a...

Sterling, Va...huh? You're just down the road a bit. I have found that I had to drop the bike at the Port of Baltimore about 5 days before shipping date. The ship always leaves on the exact day...
Forum: EMEA 04-01-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,004
Posted By insureguy
I've found that shipping the bike over by sea is...

I've found that shipping the bike over by sea is the way to go. I've done it twice using Wallenius Wilhelmson (www.2wglobal.com (http://www.2wglobal.com)) an international shipping company that...
Forum: EMEA 03-29-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,895
Posted By insureguy
Pitcoupe, you ARE the man! Thanks for the...

Pitcoupe, you ARE the man! Thanks for the assist.
Forum: EMEA 03-29-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,682
Posted By insureguy
Neh......Venice was easy. My wife and I did it...

Neh......Venice was easy. My wife and I did it in 2007. Just drive across the causeway and park at San Marco garage. We left the bike there for 2 days. We were allowed to park in a tight...
Forum: EMEA 03-29-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,895
Posted By insureguy
Thanks Pitcoupe. I think I definately have time...

Thanks Pitcoupe. I think I definately have time for a spin arount the Bay of Kotor and forget the ferry! I appreciate the recommendation on Albania roads. How long ddi it take you to cross Albania...
Forum: EMEA 03-28-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,463
Posted By insureguy
Two years ago while trevling north through Poland...

Two years ago while trevling north through Poland I stayed at the http://www.hotelwojciech.pl/ Hotel Spa Wojciech, just outside of Augustow. It wasn't much, but the setting was very woodsy and...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-28-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,055
Posted By insureguy
I've shipped by sea from Baltimore to...

I've shipped by sea from Baltimore to Bremerhaven, Germany and Antwerp, Belgium and from Bremerhaven and also Barcelona, Spain to Baltimore. I used a local shipping agent and Walenius Whilhelmson...
Forum: EMEA 03-28-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,895
Posted By insureguy
This sounds very good. I'm confused about the...

This sounds very good. I'm confused about the Ferry. Are you telling me I should take the Ferry across or not take it and drive around the bay?

I read your comments on Kosovo, but you didn't...
Forum: EMEA 03-28-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,895
Posted By insureguy
Thanks very much Istankov. I'm coming from a...

Thanks very much Istankov. I'm coming from a night in Dubrovnik and trying to "see" Montenegro (Bay of Kotor) and any other scenery on my way to Athens, but I'm trying to get to Athens as quickly as...
Forum: EMEA 03-28-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,895
Posted By insureguy
Amazing! I was just logging on to ask nearly the...

Amazing! I was just logging on to ask nearly the same question. Can I jump in and add to this?

I will be riding from Italy to Athens, ultimately trying to ferry to Kusadasi. Probably directly...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2009, 05:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By insureguy
Thank you all! Mudnut, speaking of the...

Thank you all! Mudnut, speaking of the better-half, how is the bike two-up...maybe even compared to the GL1800, as you've ridden both? My"better-half" is very used to that big high-backed rear...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By insureguy
That's the kicker. The dealer is selling the '09s...

That's the kicker. The dealer is selling the '09s for several thousand dollars below MSRP. Makes me wonder if any new engine could be worth spending that much more......
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By insureguy
Thanks Mudcat. Does that make the engine better...

Thanks Mudcat. Does that make the engine better or worse or just different? Is it worth waiting for? Has this BMW engine been used before or would it be a first year trail. That always makes me...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By insureguy
Yes, GS Adventure w/ABS

Yes, GS Adventure w/ABS
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By insureguy
GSAdvABS or Not?

OK, I've never owned a GS, but for some yet undetermined reason I really want a GSAdvABS. I do some touring (some times 2 up, others not), but I've always ridden a Honda Goldwing (don't own one at...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 235,975
Posted By insureguy
Awesome trip....

Somehow I've never seen this RR though I check in to ADVRider regularly. I basically just spent my 3 day Labor Day weekend reading it. My wife kept yelling from around the house, "What are you...
Forum: Alaska 09-25-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 68,642
Posted By insureguy
Great advise Doug! Thanks for the thoughts. On...

Great advise Doug! Thanks for the thoughts. On the bike, you suggest Uly and V-Strom, two bikes I've never ridden. I will probably buy new, so I'm focused on these two. I agree with the comment...
Forum: Alaska 09-25-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 68,642
Posted By insureguy
The right bike??

OK Alcan ...great information! Thanks! I'm sure you'll have an opinion on the bike....right? If we'll spend 85% of the time on the road, but we want to spend a little time off the road, what's...
Forum: Alaska 09-24-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 68,642
Posted By insureguy
Alcan, this is great information. I really...

Alcan, this is great information. I really appreciate it. I was only considering the fairy to get more ride time up north. If we pick up the fairy in Haines and take it to Prince Rupert, (and don't...
Forum: Alaska 09-23-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 68,642
Posted By insureguy
JoeSlump, John Galt would probably ride to...

JoeSlump, John Galt would probably ride to Alaska.

I noticed that you were talking about Ferrying back from Anchorage to Bellingham. I was thinking of the same, but I was hoping to pick...
Forum: Alaska 09-23-2008, 04:19 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 68,642
Posted By insureguy
Niznak....I'm in a similar situation. I'm looking...

Niznak....I'm in a similar situation. I'm looking to ride to the Arctic Circle (not all the way to Prudhoe) from Seattle and back. I'd love to ride all the way from the east coast (I'm in MD), but I...
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