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Forum: Regional forums 12-14-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 18,024
Posted By Rockwell
No. My thought process and lane splitting don't...

No. My thought process and lane splitting don't involve running anyone off the road. I lane-split only in slow, congested traffic. It's very safe and reasonable do to so, and it doesn't involve...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-10-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 19,136
Views: 7,859,628
Posted By Rockwell
It was northern Spain and I did polish of a...

It was northern Spain and I did polish of a bottle of Rioja. I didn't stagger too far from the tent though.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-09-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 19,136
Views: 7,859,628
Posted By Rockwell
Probably my favourite random camping spot I have...

Probably my favourite random camping spot I have ever found:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v218/rockster77/IMG_3516LRenfuse-2e1440x960_zps7c4ecf4d.jpg
Forum: Regional forums 12-01-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 18,024
Posted By Rockwell
Except I don't see it as waiting my turn. Due to...

Except I don't see it as waiting my turn. Due to the largely reduced size of a motorcycle, a rider can safely split lanes and not have to wait in traffic that has been caused by a large volume of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-25-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,407
Posted By Rockwell
I got use to the small screen. It wasn't too bad...

I got use to the small screen. It wasn't too bad at all.


You can change this by adjusting the zoom level detail setting, I think. Are you already on the maximum detail setting?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-24-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,407
Posted By Rockwell
My Garmin GPSMap 62s has served me well. I...

My Garmin GPSMap 62s has served me well.

I am in the market for a new GPS though. I am looking at the Monterra. It's a Garmin that runs the Android operating system. Want to hear some reviews...
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 75,219
Posted By Rockwell
Denmark & Germany

September 4, 2013 - September 14, 2013

http://notallthosewhowanderarelost.ca/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/paula_avatar1-36x36.jpg It was a short, beautiful ride, to the small town of Seyðisfjörður,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-03-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,375
Posted By Rockwell
My exhaust headers looks just like that. I just...

My exhaust headers looks just like that. I just skimmed so far, but, at the point in which he cleans his headers, I didn't notice where he said what he used.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-01-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,375
Posted By Rockwell
Cleaning Exhaust Pipes?

What are the 990 exhaust and exhaust headers made of (stainless steel?), and what are some effective methods of cleaning them? I'm about to do a good scrubbing for winter storage.
Forum: Regional forums 10-30-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 18,024
Posted By Rockwell
I do. It's just that people get really angry, and...

I do. It's just that people get really angry, and almost violent when I do. Maybe they feel that I should have to wait in the traffic jam that they helped create. I have two people on a motorcycle,...
Forum: Regional forums 10-28-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 18,024
Posted By Rockwell
While driving at low speeds in traffic jams on...

While driving at low speeds in traffic jams on the highway, it never fails that at least one jerk-wad gives me the finger, the f-bomb or tries to cut me off while I lane-split. Meanwhile, they're...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-21-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19,136
Views: 7,859,628
Posted By Rockwell
A bit of a story about the day I went through...

A bit of a story about the day I went through Interlaken since I won't be blogging about it for a while: It was one of my best an worst days of riding ever.

I first arrived in Switzerland from...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-21-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 19,136
Views: 7,859,628
Posted By Rockwell
It's not too far from Interlaken. I visited...

It's not too far from Interlaken. I visited there, too. I might have seen you if you were the one guy who wasn't an Asian tourist. :p

The video was taken over Albula Pass, I think. I met a Swiss...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 75,219
Posted By Rockwell
That's my Garmin GPSMap 62s. A lot of people...

That's my Garmin GPSMap 62s. A lot of people think it's a satellite phone, but it's a hand-held GPS. It has served me well.

Paula ended up meeting me in Istanbul. From there, she took buses and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-20-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19,136
Views: 7,859,628
Posted By Rockwell
Missing the road. Here's a video from this...

Missing the road. Here's a video from this summer:

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Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 75,219
Posted By Rockwell
We've been neglecting the ride report for a while...

We've been neglecting the ride report for a while now, I know. We've just finished traveling and we returned to Canada last month. Paula is doing much better, but still feels some effects of her...
Forum: EMEA 09-19-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,843
Posted By Rockwell
Well, I've made it safely back to Canada, and my...

Well, I've made it safely back to Canada, and my motorcycle is on its way back from England. I took the ferry from Calais to Dover and only encountered British border guards when boarding in Calais....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-24-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,292
Posted By Rockwell
Posted this in another thread, but here is my...

Posted this in another thread, but here is my most recent fuelling data (2007 990 Adventure):

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v218/rockster77/fueling_zps14efd5aa.png

Summary:
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-21-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,726
Posted By Rockwell
These stats are fully-loaded with just myself....

These stats are fully-loaded with just myself. Paula wasn't able to come on this part of the trip, but there hasn't really been a difference in fuel efficiency with her on the back. I wish I could...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-21-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,726
Posted By Rockwell
^^ units are: 1 gallon = 3.78 liters

^^ units are: 1 gallon = 3.78 liters
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-21-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,726
Posted By Rockwell
Here is my data log for y current trip on my 2007...

Here is my data log for y current trip on my 2007 990 Adventure:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v218/rockster77/fueling_zps14efd5aa.png
Forum: EMEA 08-19-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,843
Posted By Rockwell
I only asked because he is a member of this board...

I only asked because he is a member of this board and might be a bit popular amongst Vienna adventure riders. He was part of a team that holds a world record for altitude on a motorcycle.
...
Forum: EMEA 08-18-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,843
Posted By Rockwell
Well, I was allowed in Schengen, just not into...

Well, I was allowed in Schengen, just not into Greece (the 2nd time) due to their IDP requirement. It just happens that Greece is in the Schengen.

Noticed that you are from Vienna. You must know...
Forum: EMEA 08-18-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,843
Posted By Rockwell
I decided to stay in the Schengen zone, and took...

I decided to stay in the Schengen zone, and took the ferry to Italy three days ago, which is the long scenic route to Budapest. I am in Hungary now, and I figured that they would notice int the...
Forum: EMEA 08-12-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,843
Posted By Rockwell
I'm not so much concerned about the driving...

I'm not so much concerned about the driving permit now that I am already here and will be leaving. I have decided to only enter into countries that do not require an IDP since it will take me longer...
Forum: EMEA 08-12-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,843
Posted By Rockwell
Long story short: I entered Greece last month...

Long story short: I entered Greece last month from Albania with no problems. Traveled through Greece for a few weeks, then visited Turkey for three weeks. My girlfriend flew from Canada to meet me in...
Forum: EMEA 08-12-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,843
Posted By Rockwell
You might say that. :huh

You might say that. :huh
Forum: EMEA 08-11-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,843
Posted By Rockwell
When you say a quick glance, is that literal, or...

When you say a quick glance, is that literal, or do they scan it into their computer system?
Forum: EMEA 08-10-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By Rockwell
Customs checkpoints for Greece/Italy ferry?

Is there a customs check-point that requires a passport check when taking a ferry between Greece and Italy? Both are in the Schengen zone, so I would guess maybe not?
Forum: EMEA 08-09-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,843
Posted By Rockwell
What is the experience with these borders? Do...

What is the experience with these borders? Do they stamp your passport? Or a quick check?
Forum: EMEA 08-09-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,843
Posted By Rockwell
Greece/Bulgaria Border

Both are in the European Union, so I am wondering if there are border guards manning the border between the two countries.
Forum: Trip Planning 08-05-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,327
Posted By Rockwell
^ Perfect! I will have a look at that.

^ Perfect! I will have a look at that.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-31-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 19,136
Views: 7,859,628
Posted By Rockwell
Camped out my last night in Cappadocia. Woke in...

Camped out my last night in Cappadocia. Woke in the morning to watch the sunrise:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v218/rockster77/IMG_7344e1200x800_zps11c683e1.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-30-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 19,136
Views: 7,859,628
Posted By Rockwell
Nice view! The mountains are nice, too! :D ...

Nice view! The mountains are nice, too! :D

Hope you're doing better. Take care of yourself!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-28-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19,136
Views: 7,859,628
Posted By Rockwell
Riding around Cappadocia yesterday: ...

Riding around Cappadocia yesterday:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v218/rockster77/IMG_7026e1200x800_zps85ab0431.jpg
Forum: Trip Planning 07-28-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,327
Posted By Rockwell
The problem with that might be the additional...

The problem with that might be the additional cost, not just for the crate, but for the fact that my shipping quote is based on my shipping weight and volume.

The size of the crate does not...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-28-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,327
Posted By Rockwell
Shipping to Canada

I am nearing the last month or so of my trip and I am planning on shipping my motorcycle from London to Toronto in September. I got a decent quote from a shipping company in London, but they do not...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-25-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,547
Posted By Rockwell
^^ yup. I had to use a proxy to access it.

^^ yup. I had to use a proxy to access it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-25-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,547
Posted By Rockwell
Weird. Anyone else getting the following error...

Weird. Anyone else getting the following error when visiting this link:

"Forbidden

You don't have permission to access / on this server.

Additionally, a 403 Forbidden error was encountered...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-25-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,547
Posted By Rockwell
Where can you get them in Canada? I want to...

Where can you get them in Canada?

I want to pick up an E-07 when I get back there. I bought one in Spain and it was a great tire - good price and lasted longer than the Pirelli Scorpion MT-90.
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