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Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,435
Posted By Rocketfuel
Thumb Your videos are better than some commercial ones...

Your videos are better than some commercial ones on the market. You have also captured the essence of Iceland in just few sessions, Great stuff, looking forward to the next one.

What bike will...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,218
Posted By Rocketfuel
Final Night in Reykjavik

Few pre-dinner drinks got in the way and we were a little late going out for our celebration dinner. We then found most decent restaurants were full.
Luckily, someone we bumped into suggested there...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-19-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,153
Posted By Rocketfuel
Interesting question. Does anyone in the...

Interesting question.

Does anyone in the community (Germany / Italy or any other?) know who does these type of conversions and any indication of cost? Many thanks.
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 219,207
Posted By Rocketfuel
Great job, what was in that tea :1drink?

Great job, what was in that tea :1drink?
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,326
Posted By Rocketfuel
Interesting Route. Nice coverage, looking forward...

Interesting Route. Nice coverage, looking forward to the next legs.
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,095
Posted By Rocketfuel
Hi Erkanbaba Great achievement, cool video,...

Hi Erkanbaba

Great achievement, cool video, bababiker, looking forward to the rest of the story (with 4 eys!).
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2,809
Views: 1,842,247
Posted By Rocketfuel
A Huge Congrats

A huge congrats to both.

Although I have only managed to read a fraction of your thread so far, I feel you deserve a "Huge Congratulations".

Your mechanical and photography skills (riding...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-10-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,153
Posted By Rocketfuel
Elefanttreffen / Elephant Rally

Couple of people asked what Elefanttreffen (Elephant Rally) is about:

It gets its name from a bike called Zündapp KS 600. It has a boxer engine similar to BMW. The Zündapp 601 with a sidecar was...
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,081
Views: 333,273
Posted By Rocketfuel
Riding & Dining

Not sure whether to addres Dear Sir or Hi,

Although a late arrival here, I am in complete agreement with your riding & dining style.

Have covered a few spots myself in Italy (last one was a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,435
Posted By Rocketfuel
Quality footage - Looks like it is going to be...

Quality footage - Looks like it is going to be great fun. Looking forward to the series.

PS: Not far from where you are :wave
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,518
Posted By Rocketfuel
1200 v 800

I would suggest doing a back to back test ride with both machines on the sort of terrain you want to cover.

Smooth, consistent power delivery of the 1200 GS might surprise you. GSA has got lower...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-06-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,153
Posted By Rocketfuel
Thanks kindly Earl. Glad it was of interest. ...

Thanks kindly Earl. Glad it was of interest.

If you care to check out my website below you'll find few places you may recognise from your neck of the woods.
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 44,541
Posted By Rocketfuel
Thumb Fantastic

Just FANTASTIC :thumbup , enjoyed every minute of it. You guys certainly know how to enjoy off roading out there.
Congrats also to the cameraman, he has a pro eye for the action. Great sound too, it...
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,218
Posted By Rocketfuel
Many thanks Zandesiro. I have sailed most of the...

Many thanks Zandesiro. I have sailed most of the Greek waters & the Dodecanese. Planning to ride to Greece & Turkey in the next couple of years. Might give you a call then.:wave
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-04-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,153
Posted By Rocketfuel
There is an interesting demo on Youtube by a...

There is an interesting demo on Youtube by a French Rider, inventer, Pelpas who tests similar skis on his BMW 1150 GS. Watch it to the end he starts swinging the bike round, quite impressive. Video...
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,218
Posted By Rocketfuel
Thanks guys glad you enjoyed.

Thanks guys glad you enjoyed.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-03-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,153
Posted By Rocketfuel
Following requests: Some bikes at the rally that might be of interest

Father of GSA:

http://www.worldofthelens.co.uk/files/16334/bmmtech.jpg

Tuned for horses:

http://www.worldofthelens.co.uk/files/16334/bmexh.jpg

To get stoichiometric mixture :
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,218
Posted By Rocketfuel
Leg 12: Laugerbakki to Reykjavik

It was another blustery day all the way to Bogarnes on Route 1. Boating knowledge did help with riding the bike today!!, as one had to counter balance the 600 lbs as much as 15-20 degrees at times...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,218
Posted By Rocketfuel
Leg 11 Husavik to Laugerbakki (nr Hvammstangi)

Today the weather turned. We had overcast skies, blustery showers and heavy winds again. Can’t really complain though, except for the first couple of days the weather had been...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-01-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,153
Posted By Rocketfuel
Hey California He ain't even wearing his...

Hey California

He ain't even wearing his knee protectors :D

http://www.worldofthelens.co.uk/files/16334/cro.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,218
Posted By Rocketfuel
Many thanks Luc Boxer & for the pics which...

Many thanks Luc Boxer & for the pics which complements the RR.

Apologies for the delayed response, was tied up with Elephant Rally in Germany.
Forum: Europe 01-30-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,915
Posted By Rocketfuel
Posted some pics from Saturday in Pics.pics,pics,...

Posted some pics from Saturday in Pics.pics,pics, if anyone wants to re-live the occasion.

Should be able to get to it by clicking HERE (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=760288)
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-30-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,153
Posted By Rocketfuel
Ice cold in Solla (but where is the ADV...

Ice cold in Solla (but where is the ADV sticker?):

http://www.worldofthelens.co.uk/files/16334/zebra.jpg

Downhill speed trials!:

http://www.worldofthelens.co.uk/files/16334/threewheeler.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-29-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,153
Posted By Rocketfuel
Elefantentreffen 2012

Hi folks

Just back from the Elaphant Rally in Solla in the Bavarian Forest:

http://www.worldofthelens.co.uk/files/16334/gate.jpg

http://www.worldofthelens.co.uk/files/16334/field.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,218
Posted By Rocketfuel
Mant thanks for your kind feedback. Glad it is...

Mant thanks for your kind feedback. Glad it is helping with a potential trip plan. :wave
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,218
Posted By Rocketfuel
Leg 10: Myvatn to Husavik

Today we are heading off to the fishing port of Husavik in the North. We plan to follow the lake South on Route 1 then take Route 845 North.

Before we left the campsite we had one final look at...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,218
Posted By Rocketfuel
Leg 9: Myvatn - Krafla - Dettifoss - Myvatn

Myvatn area provides some of the most interesting sites in Iceland. So we spent today riding, climbing and generally getting knackkered in the process. It was well worth it though.

East of Myvatn...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,218
Posted By Rocketfuel
Leg 8: Seydisfjordur to Reykjahlid (Myvatn)

We have a long day today with few diversions of the main route to do a recce for the next possible visit as the remaining time left will not be sufficient to head into the interior again.

"Ain't...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,482
Posted By Rocketfuel
It has all the elements for a nice relaxing ride....

It has all the elements for a nice relaxing ride. Thanks for sharing. It is on my inter-island plan!
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,218
Posted By Rocketfuel
You are absolutely right, Route 1, leading to...

You are absolutely right, Route 1, leading to Route 955 then Route 93. The scenery is one of the best so far and the road surface unpredictable as can be seen from the video footage.

The beauty...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,218
Posted By Rocketfuel
Leg 7: Djupivogur to Seydisfjordur

The plan for today was to follow the coastal route north to Egilsstadir then onto Seydisfjordur.

Before we left Djupivogur we climbed to the hill top next to the campsite. This was the view...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,218
Posted By Rocketfuel
Leg 6: Skaftafel to Djupivogur

Today the weather was the best we have encountered to date. The summer finally arrived in Iceland. We set off leaving the magnificent Skeidararjokull and the Eystrafjall range of hills behind us:
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,218
Posted By Rocketfuel
Thank you GenerallySouth. I use a Nikon DSLR. If...

Thank you GenerallySouth. I use a Nikon DSLR. If you look at my web site you can see more detail. Any specific questions just PM me.



<o:p>Many thanks vadose. Glad you are enjoying the RR....
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,218
Posted By Rocketfuel
max384, DT, bigboyxl, DrLC8 Many thanks for...

max384, DT, bigboyxl, DrLC8

Many thanks for your kind remarks, glad you are enjoying the RR.
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 151,530
Posted By Rocketfuel
RR and a half. What an experience!. Thanks...

RR and a half. What an experience!.

Thanks for sharing & all the best for the remaining part. Will be following.
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,218
Posted By Rocketfuel
Hi Pavlos No problems with GS panniers from...

Hi Pavlos

No problems with GS panniers from a vibration point of view (and they did receive all levels of input). Also, as they are relatively flexible they do bounce back from minor bumps. Any...
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 502,510
Posted By Rocketfuel
Great RR. Well done both of you! Need to...

Great RR. Well done both of you!

Need to get to Alaska one of these days! It has moved up the list.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,184
Posted By Rocketfuel
Superb photography, the piano really complements....

Superb photography, the piano really complements.

Thanks for sharing the link.
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,218
Posted By Rocketfuel
Unfortunately, Yes But then that's just the...

Unfortunately, Yes

But then that's just the beginning!
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,218
Posted By Rocketfuel
Leg 5: Vik to Skaftafel

A little Intro:

Before I get going with the next leg of the trip, I would just like to say a few words about the AdvRider site & the community.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
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