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Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,530
Posted By Olirider
Hello Aranyl, Nice to come along ! Please,...

Hello Aranyl,

Nice to come along !
Please, do check if you can find those old pictures at the bottom of the drawer !
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 102,280
Posted By Olirider
The Track T-800CDI is being used as the KIRABIKE...

The Track T-800CDI is being used as the KIRABIKE loaded on the KIRAVAN !
http://olirider.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/EVA-Track-T800-CDI/i-VhbNCP3/0/L/KiraBike3-960x600-L.jpg
I don't know if it is a new...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 65,903
Posted By Olirider
Especially in a dangerous country full of hungry...

Especially in a dangerous country full of hungry Frenchmen loving to eat kiwis....
http://olirider.smugmug.com/photos/i-d2vsMZK/0/O/i-d2vsMZK.jpg
:D
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 37,119
Posted By Olirider
If you may be interested, here some history...

If you may be interested, here some history perspective on the Vercors battle fought on the Glieres plateau :
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maquis_des_Gli%C3%A8res

The resistance fighters were...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 37,119
Posted By Olirider
Yes, there is a small road, avoiding the tunnel,...

Yes, there is a small road, avoiding the tunnel, to get to the top of the Galibier pass.
http://olirider.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Alpes-Septembre-2011/06Sept2011/i-r2RHpc6/0/L/DSCF5697_cr-L.jpg
And...
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 37,119
Posted By Olirider
Well, seen from Canada you can say that I live...

Well, seen from Canada you can say that I live near these roads but that is at least 600 km to go riding there. And near Paris is also flat, flat and more flat. :evil
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 37,119
Posted By Olirider
The Combe-Laval road is an incredible road. The...

The Combe-Laval road is an incredible road.
The construction began in 1896. The workers were hanging from ropes along the vertical cliff, drilling holes, filling them with explosives, lighting the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 37,119
Posted By Olirider
Hello, I live near from Paris but I ride these...

Hello,
I live near from Paris but I ride these Alpine and Vercors roads at least once a year. I need it to escape the GVQP (Grande Ville Qui Pue) (aka Big City Which Stinks).
Thanks for the very...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 30,212
Posted By Olirider
I am still following your nice Ride Report. In...

I am still following your nice Ride Report. In 2009, I rode to north cape and came back through the Baltic states. Your pictures remind me this beautiful trip.

Concerning the Yamaha dealer in...
Forum: Europe 06-08-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,020
Posted By Olirider
Off-road riding is, nowadays, nearly completely...

Off-road riding is, nowadays, nearly completely forbidden in France on public grounds.
For example riding on a GR is a big NO NO. The fine if you get caught is very high. There are a few gravel...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-02-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,708
Posted By Olirider
Montenegro, near Piva river canyon. ...

Montenegro, near Piva river canyon.
http://olirider.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Balkans-2014/21052014/i-xvLPfVS/0/L/WP_20140521_14_06_36_Pro-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-31-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7,239
Views: 2,437,092
Posted By Olirider
From Tirol, Austria. Faster than Death ? ...

From Tirol, Austria.

Faster than Death ?
http://olirider.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Balkans-2014/23052014/i-j8PRKFC/0/L/WP_20140523_20_11_51_Pro-L.jpg


2 wheels, one single life !...
Forum: Beasts 05-31-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8,802
Views: 1,778,189
Posted By Olirider
Montenegro, Durmitor park, Dobri Jo pass, May...

Montenegro, Durmitor park, Dobri Jo pass, May 21rst
http://olirider.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Balkans-2014/21052014/i-tWZVqgb/0/L/WP_20140521_13_01_35_Pro-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 78,264
Posted By Olirider
Hello, Thanks a lot to Gliga who gave me the...

Hello,

Thanks a lot to Gliga who gave me the idea to visit the Balkans and some of the places he reported about.
My trip from France to the Balkans lasted 18 days beginning may 11th.
I was not...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-30-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 94,816
Posted By Olirider
Thanx ! :1drink

Thanx ! :1drink
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-29-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 94,816
Posted By Olirider
Hi zumo 590 owners, I would like to know if...

Hi zumo 590 owners,

I would like to know if the zumo 590 has the same trace feature than the zumo 500 or 550.
The zumo 500 generates automatically gpx trace files.
There is a current.gpx file...
Forum: Europe 05-29-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,045
Posted By Olirider
Well, on May 21rst it was nearly free of snow :...

Well, on May 21rst it was nearly free of snow : no problem to ride.
Here is the highest point at the Dobri Do pass :
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 65,903
Posted By Olirider
http://olirider.smugmug.com/photos/i-LdvN4qQ/0/O/i...

http://olirider.smugmug.com/photos/i-LdvN4qQ/0/O/i-LdvN4qQ.jpg

Yellow symbol lane : subscription automatic magnetic field badge.
CB symbol middle lanes : pay with plastic (credit card).
Man...
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 65,903
Posted By Olirider
A trick for you : When riding the motorway, never...

A trick for you : When riding the motorway, never choose an automated toll booth which makes you pay the car price. Choose a manned booth where you will pay much cheaper for the motorcycle price.
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 65,903
Posted By Olirider
I just read about Operation Biting on Wiki :...

I just read about Operation Biting on Wiki : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Biting

Congratulations for the bravery of your father.
We, as Frenchmen, owe a lot to this kind of brave men.
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 65,903
Posted By Olirider
Hello, Welcome to France ! That's funny :...

Hello,

Welcome to France !
That's funny : As soon as arrived, you managed to find an endangered species : the French Communist Party (PCF). :D
It's true that northern France used to be its...
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,367
Posted By Olirider
Beware, it's obvious you're half French by now !...

Beware, it's obvious you're half French by now ! :evil
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,367
Posted By Olirider
I hope that you do know why this restaurant is...

I hope that you do know why this restaurant is called "L'enduro" ?

This is because of the famous race http://www.enduropaledutouquet.fr/
which was created by the same Thierry Sabine of...
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,367
Posted By Olirider
That was indeed an amazing small car : especially...

That was indeed an amazing small car : especially the GTI ! :evil
I had wet dreams about it 25 years ago...
http://olirider.smugmug.com/photos/i-QLm2d3C/0/XL/i-QLm2d3C-XL.jpg

<iframe...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,367
Posted By Olirider
Yes, we do ! :clap

Yes, we do ! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,367
Posted By Olirider
Yes, this is true. For example, as it is the...

Yes, this is true. For example, as it is the 100th anniversary of the start of WWI, there were an excellent documentary called "Apocalypse" with several episodes based on original colorized films on...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,367
Posted By Olirider
Thanks for all these nice comments to my comment...

Thanks for all these nice comments to my comment ! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,367
Posted By Olirider
Thanks again for this report and specially for...

Thanks again for this report and specially for this picture "Welcome to our american friends".
It shows on this mostly US audience forum, and contrary to what I have read from many US forums, that...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,367
Posted By Olirider
Subscribed as usual ! Thanks for the report !

Subscribed as usual !
Thanks for the report !
Forum: Europe 02-25-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,575
Posted By Olirider
http://goparis.about.com/od/parisbarsandclubs/tp/i...

http://goparis.about.com/od/parisbarsandclubs/tp/irish_pubs_paris.htm
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-02-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7,239
Views: 2,437,092
Posted By Olirider
I think I rode this road last time just before...

I think I rode this road last time just before its closure. So I was lucky !
The road was closed because there were 2 deaths in 2004 and 2 more deaths in 2007 by rocks falls
This road was and still...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-02-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7,239
Views: 2,437,092
Posted By Olirider
What a shame that the Grands Goulets road is...

What a shame that the Grands Goulets road is closed : I love this road !
I hope this is only temporary.
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,925
Posted By Olirider
This the château de la Roche in Saint Priest : ...

This the château de la Roche in Saint Priest :

It has an interesting history :

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ch%C3%A2teau_de_La_Roche_%28Saint-Priest-la-Roche%29

As it used to be before the...
Forum: Europe 12-22-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,460
Posted By Olirider
You chose the least fun (flatest) part of France...

You chose the least fun (flatest) part of France for riding.
At least go thru the center in the Massif Central area if you cannot ride the Alps.

Check pictures here :...
Forum: Europe 12-22-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By Olirider
Should be easy to find but very expensive...

Should be easy to find but very expensive...
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,445
Posted By Olirider
Thanks to show us how beautiful is China. :clap ...

Thanks to show us how beautiful is China. :clap
It's also fun and nice to see how motorcycle passion can unite people across the world and that the Internet let us know.
Our common planet is now a...
Forum: Europe 12-18-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,177
Posted By Olirider
Hello, I think this is possible as long as...

Hello,

I think this is possible as long as you have a French address, a legal proof of it and a "carte de séjour".

The back roads around Marseille are beautiful to ride !
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,835
Posted By Olirider
Spick, Thanks for the video. The battery...

Spick,

Thanks for the video. The battery swap seems very easy and fast.
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,275
Posted By Olirider
The last time this expression was used, must have...

The last time this expression was used, must have been during 19th century. So congratulations ! :D
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,835
Posted By Olirider
There is just NO plug in the parking lot, just...

There is just NO plug in the parking lot, just lighting. The only solution to get a plug would be to pay for a second electricity subscription (around 15€/month) just for my parking space. There was...
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