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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 422,627
Posted By Cameleer
Ditto on that, fatigue is something that I have...

Ditto on that, fatigue is something that I have to deal with constantly at work and many times when I ride. Even when you're familiar with it is hard to realize when it strikes you -and even harder...
Forum: EMEA 11-12-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By Cameleer
Thanks Giorgio, I will put in that route in the...

Thanks Giorgio, I will put in that route in the GPS and will do it if weather permits. I tend to avoid big cities altogether so Firenze is out.
Thanks Glitch_oz!
Forum: EMEA 11-11-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By Cameleer
Milano to Roma in two days - Early December

Hi everyone, as the title says, will be moving my bike from Milano to Roma this December slowly making my way to Sicily. I have only two full days to ride, so I was thinking about going:...
Forum: EMEA 11-11-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,865
Posted By Cameleer
Renting a bike in italy

Rented a 1200RT twice with CIMT in Rome and quite happy with it, besides, they're hosting my own bike in Milan since last June. Very good guys, send Francesco an email he owns the joint and keeps a...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-04-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,141
Posted By Cameleer
Excellent choices, I made the mistake of filling...

Excellent choices, I made the mistake of filling myself up with debt to satisfy a needy wife and it took me a decade to get out of it, I couldn't even buy a bike all those years. Now I can afford...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-03-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,141
Posted By Cameleer
Brilliant.

Brilliant.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,265
Posted By Cameleer
Well, I have rented it a couple of times and...

Well, I have rented it a couple of times and although I LOVED riding it, it's not nice enough to loose my love for $18k, which makes my '01 RT just loooovely!

("If it Flies, Floats or F***s, RENT...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-05-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,141
Posted By Cameleer
You're absolutely correct, the only reason I ...

You're absolutely correct, the only reason I have a huge SUV is because I cannot afford an Abrams tank.
OTHER THAN THAT, having a career here can be very rewarding, but keeping my motorcycling...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-04-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,141
Posted By Cameleer
Roads are first class and the heat is very bad...

Roads are first class and the heat is very bad for 5 mos. of the year, but the problem is that drivers are a very even mix of stupid and reckless. Roads are pretty lawless.
Forum: Trip Planning 10-04-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,141
Posted By Cameleer
That's just the tip of the iceberg, all kinds of...

That's just the tip of the iceberg, all kinds of engineering projects are going on, not only oil and gas related. Look for the industry-specific publications... Keep digging as all sorts of stuff is...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-03-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,141
Posted By Cameleer
What a coincidence huh? Most companies will hunt...

What a coincidence huh? Most companies will hunt for candidates through advertisement in their own countries, and that is the best way to get hired on more favorable terms. Coming here to look for a...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,437
Posted By Cameleer
A duplicate key flat in the inner pocket. ...

A duplicate key flat in the inner pocket.

All else in the tankbag or in a small waist pouch.
Forum: Trip Planning 10-03-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,141
Posted By Cameleer
You can always find something lucrative here in...

You can always find something lucrative here in the Middle East, plenty of opportunities for expats in the engineering field in the UAE, Qatar and other places.
Riding bikes here is a different...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 422,627
Posted By Cameleer
Amen... +1!!

Amen... +1!!
Forum: Trip Planning 09-30-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,141
Posted By Cameleer
It probably won't make any difference in the long...

It probably won't make any difference in the long run. Perhaps the experience gained will.
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,265
Posted By Cameleer
Congratulations and may it give you maaaaany more...

Congratulations and may it give you maaaaany more miles of fun.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-17-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,141
Posted By Cameleer
Anyone ever regret giving up their career for an adventure ride?

It's all a gamble at the end if the day, isn't it?
I had a friend once who left a very prestigious and lucrative career and took off to travel the world in hippie style (with all his savings to back...
Forum: EMEA 09-17-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By Cameleer
Last autumn I spoke to the guys at motoxplorers...

Last autumn I spoke to the guys at motoxplorers and they can do it, but at their remote storage facility about 50kms out of Lisbon. Send them an emai they're pretty cool.
Forum: EMEA 08-30-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By Cameleer
There are these electric heaters (resistance)...

There are these electric heaters (resistance) that you just plug in and then put in the cup to heat up the water inside. Works like a dream. (Sorry no pic)
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,265
Posted By Cameleer
Your list includes exactly some of the farkles I...

Your list includes exactly some of the farkles I added to mine:

1) "Krista" lights from Clearwater Lights (made a HUGE difference)
2) Braded brake lines from Spiegler as the front brake line...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,265
Posted By Cameleer
Beautiful bike, congrats! Mine is the same year...

Beautiful bike, congrats! Mine is the same year but silver. Enjoy the miles.
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,265
Posted By Cameleer
Pre-Load for a 1150RT

Hi guys,
I have been fiddling a little with the pre-load for my 1150RT and I kind of found my mark for Single Rider+ Baggage, but have no idea what to do now that I will be riding with a pillion...
Forum: EMEA 06-23-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By Cameleer
Well, did the trip and it went great. Day two was...

Well, did the trip and it went great. Day two was tiring as hell (self inflicted) but totally enjoyable. Did not have enough time to do the Gorges du Verdon, that'll have to wait.
RR in progress...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Europe, Africa, & Middle East 06-23-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,501
Posted By Cameleer
And me! (BTW the OP is 3 yrs old [emoji6])

And me!
(BTW the OP is 3 yrs old [emoji6])
Forum: EMEA 06-22-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,368
Posted By Cameleer
What a find this thread is! Been paying top for...

What a find this thread is! Been paying top for my german-issued green card, will be emailing BG tomorrow 4sure.
Thanks to all
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,482
Posted By Cameleer
My deepest condolences for your loss. I have two...

My deepest condolences for your loss. I have two small kids myself and news like this really make me wonder.
Never had an experience like yours, but from the outside I can only agree with the common...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-09-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,820
Posted By Cameleer
Staying Awake

On my last "long" ride (550kms) through southern France I finally had to stop and take a :30 min nap. Picked a bench on a quiet park, stripped off ALL gear and just dozed off enjoying the breeze. It...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,265
Posted By Cameleer
The mirrors seem ok, I will unmount then and...

The mirrors seem ok, I will unmount then and reinstall with some rubber O-rings and make sure they are tight enough.
The mirrors are OEM for the K1200RS. Cheers, K
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,265
Posted By Cameleer
Also have bar ends, vibration is irrespective of...

Also have bar ends, vibration is irrespective of speed. Any thoughts on re-installing the mirrors with rubber dampers on the bases or something like that?
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,265
Posted By Cameleer
I definitely will check with them on the next...

I definitely will check with them on the next service, thanks Paul
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,265
Posted By Cameleer
I feel really ignorant... How do I do that??

I feel really ignorant... How do I do that??
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,265
Posted By Cameleer
Hi to all, I installed auxiliary rear view...

Hi to all, I installed auxiliary rear view mirrors on my '01 1150RT (mounted on the unused holes on the handlebar) but now they vibrate like crazy, especially the left one. Any ideas on how to dampen...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,002
Posted By Cameleer
Thank you for your posting Szazbo, I was...

Thank you for your posting Szazbo, I was pondering which inner bags to buy for my RT but thanks to your review my mind is made and will be ordering soon.

Thumbs up!:clap
Forum: Trip Planning 05-24-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,487
Posted By Cameleer
Your one-stop-shop for this is here: ...

Your one-stop-shop for this is here:

www.knoptours.com

Stefan will take care of it all for you, shipping, customs, insurances, you name it. You can pick it up in Heidelberg at his place and...
Forum: EMEA 05-24-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By Cameleer
Hi GvG and thanks for your reply. I am trying...

Hi GvG and thanks for your reply.
I am trying to keep the last stretch kind of conservative as I don't have much time and a plane to catch from NCE at 4pm, but you're right maybe I can reroute south...
Forum: EMEA 05-24-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By Cameleer
From Barcelona to Cannes in two days

Well, it's time for me to leave Spain after a year and a half riding there (eventually a RR will be finished) and will be making my way slowly towards the Alps, but for now this is as far as I can go...
Forum: Europe 05-19-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By Cameleer
It seems that tagesk has left Italy and went back...

It seems that tagesk has left Italy and went back to DK... according to the thread. He has not updated for a while.


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Forum: Europe 05-16-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By Cameleer
Finding a Motorcycle to Rent/Borrow in Italy

I've had an excellent experience renting from Francesco at CIMT, they are in Roma, Milano, etc.
www.cimt.it


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Forum: Europe 05-01-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By Cameleer
Barcelona June 2014

You could leave it in BCN downtown where I've left mine for the last 6 months, it's a motorbike rental place, for 50 a month. Totally safe and reliable.
If you want details send me a PM.
Cheers
...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-01-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,974
Posted By Cameleer
I'm in a similar situation, and apart of riding...

I'm in a similar situation, and apart of riding my own bike around europe (currently in Spain) whenever I can I rent either a big bike or a scooter elsewhere in the world.
Just go. Anywhere.
PS:If...
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