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Forum: Europe 04-17-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By BGil
Try in Luxembourg ? This one for instance,...

Try in Luxembourg ?

This one for instance, but he's close to the belgian border, in Kehlen, maybe too far for you : http://www.jourdan.be/contact.htm

or this one, still close to Belgium :...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 16,682
Views: 1,910,479
Posted By BGil
Thanks for your answers. Unfortunately,...

Thanks for your answers.

Unfortunately, Kenda are not available here.

It will be K60 then. I think there is an inmate who sells Shinko tires in Kirghizstan, I will try to make the rear last...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16,682
Views: 1,910,479
Posted By BGil
I see your point but I'm not really looking for...

I see your point but I'm not really looking for a magical tire.
It's just that if someone can say "With an Heidinontal Sahara 09 you can reasonnably expect to last at least 15 000 km with all your...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16,682
Views: 1,910,479
Posted By BGil
Tires

I suppose the question has been asked more than a few times but I'm too lazy to search in the 16k+ posts in this thread, so ...

Next month, I will start a trip across Eurasia with my KLR.

I'm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,909
Posted By BGil
It's rather old actually. Have a look here...

It's rather old actually.

Have a look here...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,291
Posted By BGil
A few years ago, my brother-in-law was stopped on...

A few years ago, my brother-in-law was stopped on the side of the road, on the phone.

Comes a police car; the officer sees him with his phone.

The car was stopped but the engine was still...
Forum: EMEA 03-20-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,543
Posted By BGil
Sorry, I forgot to check the answers in this...

Sorry, I forgot to check the answers in this thread.

So... I'm trying to get a multi-entries russian visa. If I get it, I will go around the Caspian sea through the north. I'd like to see the...
Forum: EMEA 02-04-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,543
Posted By BGil
Hello Paul Yes, I've seen your post on the...

Hello Paul

Yes, I've seen your post on the HUBB.

There is a chance that we will meet; I will -probably- be in the 'stans in the seconf half of July.
It's the first time that I will make such a...
Forum: EMEA 02-03-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,543
Posted By BGil
C'est marrant, je vais faire quelque chose de...

C'est marrant, je vais faire quelque chose de très proche.
Départ en mai également, même itinéraire à quelques détails près (je contourne l'Iran pour pouvoir me passer de Carnet et je rentrerai par...
Forum: EMEA 09-10-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,431
Posted By BGil
I live in Belgium, next to the Luxemburger...

I live in Belgium, next to the Luxemburger border. I will be away at these dates so I can't do much to help you, but if you have trouble finding a camping in Luxembourg, you can camp in my garden.
...
Forum: EMEA 09-10-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,466
Posted By BGil
Ride north from Morocco then. Spend the worst of...

Ride north from Morocco then. Spend the worst of the winter there or in south Spain and Portugal.
FYI: http://www.fuel-prices-europe.info/
Maybe you (we) will be lucky and have a mild Spring.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-04-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,073
Posted By BGil
There is one used Track currently for sale in the...

There is one used Track currently for sale in the Netherlands.
Mobile.de...
Forum: Europe 09-04-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By BGil
It is possible to find and insurance where the...

It is possible to find and insurance where the cost doesn't depend on the value or hp of the bike. It's probably more interesting for a big bike than for a smaller.
E.G. My insurance, for a...
Forum: EMEA 08-13-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,526
Posted By BGil
A few years ago, renting a 200 cc chinese...

A few years ago, renting a 200 cc chinese motorcycle in Greece cost me 11 € per day. + another 11 € to pick me up at Volos airport.
But you will not find that kind of deal in northern Europe.

To...
Forum: EMEA 06-29-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By BGil
You can find lockers in the supermarkets too, not...

You can find lockers in the supermarkets too, not always but at least in the biggest.

Or you can buy this (http://www.pacsafe.com/pacsafe-55l-backpack-bag-protector-1.html).
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,519
Posted By BGil
http://www.fuel-prices-europe.info/ Now you...

http://www.fuel-prices-europe.info/

Now you know.
Forum: Asia Pacific 06-04-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By BGil
https://www.reise-know-how.de/rkh_englisch.php ...

https://www.reise-know-how.de/rkh_englisch.php

The website is poorly translated but if I managed to buy some maps, you should manage it too.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 981
Posted By BGil
Done ! Thank you all for your help

Done !

Thank you all for your help
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 981
Posted By BGil
My KLR is from 2001 but it's an european model. I...

My KLR is from 2001 but it's an european model. I suppose it's a gen 2.

I will do the job tomorrow if it's not raining.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 981
Posted By BGil
Thanks for your advices. I think I will...

Thanks for your advices.

I think I will completely disassemble the fork legs to learn how it's made.
I have ordered 10W-20 fork oil with the springs and seal.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 981
Posted By BGil
I don't need to call someone else for help then....

I don't need to call someone else for help then. Thank you !
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 981
Posted By BGil
Changing the fork springs myself on my KLR

I need your advices here.

My KLR 650 was behaving wierdly, like if the front tyre was flat. I had a look at the bike and I noticed that the left fork was leaking.
I had planned to replace the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,763
Posted By BGil
That's a nice idea, I like it. But ... There...

That's a nice idea, I like it.

But ... There are some problems with your website. Maybe the problem is on my side of the computer but when I click on Spot or Riders I get a blank page. I use...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-30-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,432
Posted By BGil
I've been on CS since a few years. Only surfed...

I've been on CS since a few years. Only surfed once but I have hosted people from a lot a of different countries.
So far, I've had guests from : Belgium of course, Germany, France, UK, Italy,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-28-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 11,103
Views: 3,761,211
Posted By BGil
Nice ! p.s. Ils n'ont toujours pas retiré...

Nice !

p.s. Ils n'ont toujours pas retiré les décorations de noël à Houyet ?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-03-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,026
Posted By BGil
That's a Nuda 900.

That's a Nuda 900.
Forum: Europe 01-27-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 204,083
Posted By BGil
Tkc 80 - 120/90-17 m+s

Free tyre in Belgium.

More details in the flea market (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23320714&postcount=2596)
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,927
Posted By BGil
Simply wonderful !

Simply wonderful !
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,087
Posted By BGil
Borile Multiuso

That's a weird little thing !

http://www.borile.it/imgs/newmultiuso/multi2.jpg

But with 15HP for 85 kg (188 lbs) it's a bike I'd like to have in my garage.

"A Borile Multiuso is a simple...
Forum: EMEA 11-13-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,179
Posted By BGil
Andorra

In Andorra : wild camping illegal, bivouac legal over 2000 metres.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-04-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 1,110,376
Posted By BGil
In a vineyard in France. It was a few days...

In a vineyard in France.
It was a few days after the harvest but they were still a few grapes on the vines; nice breakfast with the morning tea.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-27-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 2,113
Views: 361,688
Posted By BGil
This morning. A ruined house in the hills,...

This morning. A ruined house in the hills, south-west France.

I'm new at HDR. I'm still trying to find software that I like.

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,196,308
Posted By BGil
It's this one...

It's this one (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schwerer_Gustav).

I really like this part :
""White Cliff" aka "Ammunition Mountain": an undersea ammunition magazine in Severnaya ("Northern") Bay....
Forum: EMEA 10-18-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,179
Posted By BGil
Thanks for your input guys. The...

Thanks for your input guys.



The hunters are probably worried that they might kill you. When I was a kid, we've had a dog - a yellow labrador - killed by a hunter during a horse ride in the...
Forum: EMEA 10-11-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,179
Posted By BGil
I suppose that I'm not a true wild camper then...

I suppose that I'm not a true wild camper then because I care about legality.

Look at it this way: if you know it's legal, you don't need to be too careful, leave at dawn, etc. You feel at ease,...
Forum: EMEA 10-10-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,179
Posted By BGil
Thank you ttr. List updated.

Thank you ttr. List updated.
Forum: EMEA 10-09-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,179
Posted By BGil
I don't know either if my information is...

I don't know either if my information is accurate, that's why I ask you all.

I said "I took as granted that camping is always legal on private land with the authorisation of the owner."
I'm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,940
Posted By BGil
In Belgium, the amount of tax varies according to...

In Belgium, the amount of tax varies according to the power of the bike or car. For instance (new bike): only 61.5 € for a bike up to 70kW, but 4957 € for more than 155 kW.
That's why a lot of...
Forum: EMEA 10-08-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,179
Posted By BGil
Wild camping in Europe – a complete list

Wild camping in Europe


The question has already been asked before but I can’t find a complete list with all European countries.

I will complete and correct the list if you can give me more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,940
Posted By BGil
Autoscout24.be is Belgian. The fr. in the url...

Autoscout24.be is Belgian. The fr. in the url means that the website is in french language. The real French website is : http://www.autoscout24.fr/motos
Here is another popular french website for...
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