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Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,107
Posted By Laurus
Thanks! Springer seat might be an idea, it was...

Thanks! Springer seat might be an idea, it was the only seat I didn't test because I had bad experiences with it in the past. In hindsight I should have tried it as well.
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,107
Posted By Laurus
Haha thanks! She will be happy with the...

Haha thanks! She will be happy with the compliment ;)
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,107
Posted By Laurus
Time to say goodbye...

Thanks for the positive replies!!

We had been preparing the trip for over a year and the last year I spent a lot of time in the preparations. Just to give you an idea; I totally rebuild the vespa...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,107
Posted By Laurus
The Silk Road on a '62 Vespa

http://i814.photobucket.com/albums/zz63/LeRiche88/Reisverhaal/thesilkroadintro_zps308a9efa.jpg


Welcome to this ride report! This first post is an introduction to the trip I did in the past...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-30-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By Laurus
Thanks for the replies! I contacted MuzToo and...

Thanks for the replies! I contacted MuzToo and they were able to help!

Cheers
...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-23-2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By Laurus
Shipping from Stans/CentralAsia to Europe

Hi all,

At the moment I am in Kirgistan, I drove to this country on my ' 62 Vespa via Turkmenistan, Oezbekistan and Tajikistan (ride report will follow of course!). At the moment we are in Osh and...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-16-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,947
Posted By Laurus
Ten days left... ...

Ten days left...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/15192_558905127463383_1933908676_n.jpg
Forum: Trip Planning 03-24-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,947
Posted By Laurus
http://25.media.tumblr.com/e0beec3f9579dd306be8141...

http://25.media.tumblr.com/e0beec3f9579dd306be8141d528e329b/tumblr_mk6mghVvVh1rykmndo1_1280.jpg
Forum: Trip Planning 03-24-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,947
Posted By Laurus
Can a mod adjust the title and replace one car...

Can a mod adjust the title and replace one car for one Lada?

We made the news this week:

http://25.media.tumblr.com/f3969f4e3c6c4b6b446392d9c4bb1f03/tumblr_mjx76wldpy1rykmndo1_1280.jpg
...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-17-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,947
Posted By Laurus
Here some pictures for people who love engine...

Here some pictures for people who love engine rebuilds. I took the engine apart, replaced all the bearings, replaced the crankshaft, replaced the clutch plates, replaced cilinder and piston etcetera...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-17-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,947
Posted By Laurus
I am not doing everything in the old way and thus...

I am not doing everything in the old way and thus I did mount a navigation:

http://sphotos-f.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/602195_545353412151888_108551974_n.jpg

Last week I mounted some racks...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-17-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,947
Posted By Laurus
It is somewhere in India. There was a dude who...

It is somewhere in India. There was a dude who did quite a long trip through the himalaya.
Forum: Trip Planning 03-17-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,947
Posted By Laurus
Unfortunately I haven't read it... I absolutely...

Unfortunately I haven't read it... I absolutely love old stories of people doing round the world trips.
Forum: Trip Planning 03-17-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,947
Posted By Laurus
Thanks! Show us your lambretta! :)

Thanks! Show us your lambretta! :)
Forum: Trip Planning 03-17-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,947
Posted By Laurus
Nice, would be lovely to drop by! :)

Nice, would be lovely to drop by! :)
Forum: Trip Planning 03-17-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,947
Posted By Laurus
So it has been a while and some things have...

So it has been a while and some things have changed here. Anyways the preparations on the Vespa are pretty much all finished. Besides, last week we bought ourselves a car. The car will be a Lada...
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,225
Posted By Laurus
Oke, I admit, I am a bit jealous. You are driving...

Oke, I admit, I am a bit jealous. You are driving one of my dream bikes... Nice report!
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,188,163
Posted By Laurus
Nice nice nice!

Nice nice nice!
Forum: Trip Planning 01-06-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,947
Posted By Laurus
Ow and by the way, happy and adventurous new year...

Ow and by the way, happy and adventurous new year everyone! As a littel new years gift, here is an adventure picture of the old days. It shows Roberto Patrignani who drove his Vespa from Milan to...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-06-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,947
Posted By Laurus
Dank! It has been a while that I posted an...

Dank!

It has been a while that I posted an update but do not worry, we are still busy with the preparations. Our route has been planned in detail and we are now busy with a travel agency to sort...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,188,163
Posted By Laurus
I was wondering how much kilometers do you guys...

I was wondering how much kilometers do you guys drive on an average day? Or what do you prefer?

Keep up the good work! Looking forward to visit the altai region next year as well.
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,188,163
Posted By Laurus
Great! And thanks for another awesome report!

Great! And thanks for another awesome report!
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,188,163
Posted By Laurus
How is the border crossing near Shemonaikha? I am...

How is the border crossing near Shemonaikha? I am planning to cross the border here next year.
Forum: Trip Planning 12-08-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,947
Posted By Laurus
I did some welding: ...

I did some welding:

http://sphotos-d.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/1098_491422004211696_737127931_n.jpg

And brought the Vespa to the powdercoater:
...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-06-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,947
Posted By Laurus
Thanks for the responses! @Morizzi, of...

Thanks for the responses!

@Morizzi, of course I will have to watch out for potholes, I will probably have to decrease my speed drastically on such roads. Still, indeed, bad roads will probably be...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-06-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,947
Posted By Laurus
Unfortunately not a lot of news, for now enjoy...

Unfortunately not a lot of news, for now enjoy some pictures of last summer when I drove to Paris with my girlfriend and make sure you like and check out our facebookpage:...
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,188,163
Posted By Laurus
Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: Trip Planning 10-19-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,947
Posted By Laurus
@vintagespeed, you won't regret it! ;) ...

@vintagespeed, you won't regret it! ;)

Already in 1964 adventuring on (motor)scooters was done: http://threebravemen.tumblr.com/image/33792959962
Forum: Trip Planning 10-19-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,947
Posted By Laurus
Thanks for your reply! Yes I have thought about...

Thanks for your reply! Yes I have thought about it. I will enlarge the original tank, in this way I will have at least 9.5 liter of fuel. They are sold as well (:...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-19-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,947
Posted By Laurus
Thanks for your response! No this is not the...

Thanks for your response! No this is not the Mongol Rally, we are doing this on our own initiative. I have already spoken to some people and I will speak to a guy who has done the same route last...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-19-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,947
Posted By Laurus
Holland to Mongolia; 18.000km, 15 countries, one '62 Vespa, one car.

Next year in the beginning of May I will drive to Mongolia on my '62 Vespa GS. Another team will do the same trip by car. The route looks as follows (we won't drive through Iran, google maps doesn't...
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 1,303,835
Posted By Laurus
Weird... Whithout giving too much information, a...

Weird... Whithout giving too much information, a friend of mine his dad works at the depot where your bike stands, he said you were able to pick it up already :S Let me contact him...
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2010, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 1,303,835
Posted By Laurus
I have heard you can pick up your bike!?:D

I have heard you can pick up your bike!?:D
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2010, 05:35 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 128,919
Posted By Laurus
Awesome trip! I am hooked!

Awesome trip! I am hooked!
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 41,130
Posted By Laurus
Nice report! I love it and I agree your point of...

Nice report! I love it and I agree your point of view considering "helping Africa"...

Keep on writing!
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2010, 03:02 AM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 1,303,835
Posted By Laurus
Good news! Let's hope the dutch bureaucracy isn't...

Good news! Let's hope the dutch bureaucracy isn't going to give you a lot of hassle...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 1,303,835
Posted By Laurus
Wtf!!! I've read all your reports and than your...

Wtf!!! I've read all your reports and than your bike gets stolen just 10km from my house... :S Unfuckingbeleivable... I'll keep my eyes wide open!
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2010, 04:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,323
Posted By Laurus
Nice. Keep em coming!

Nice. Keep em coming!
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2010, 04:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,323
Posted By Laurus
Very very nice! Might be a very nice Col for my...

Very very nice! Might be a very nice Col for my journey in July.
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2010, 03:54 AM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 1,049,150
Posted By Laurus
Very nice report! Encourages me to ride alone... ...

Very nice report! Encourages me to ride alone...

I am still curious about the guy you met in Belize though..! That was an amazing cliff hanger..:P
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