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Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,910
Posted By POLPO
Great report, great pics. I miss those days. ...

Great report, great pics.
I miss those days.
Ciao.
Polpo.
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 97,051
Posted By POLPO
What a nice trip! I've recognize many places!...

What a nice trip! I've recognize many places! What a nostalgy of those days!

Thanks for your RR.

Bravo!

Ciao.

Polpo.
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3,195
Views: 1,362,856
Posted By POLPO
Ciao, I'm Massimo "Polpo", I live in Torino,...

Ciao, I'm Massimo "Polpo", I live in Torino, north Italy, whatever you need when you'll be in Italy, just call me,
347 424 11 10

Ciao.

Polpo.

P.S. One day is gonna be my turn for the RTW.
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,227
Posted By POLPO
NT, thanks so much for inviting me in that huge...

NT, thanks so much for inviting me in that huge ride. I'd like start tomorrow morning for the longest trip you can plan.
Unfortunately the bike is in Italy and me too I'm in Italy, working, not much...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,227
Posted By POLPO
Dreaming of my TWVT and TAT 2011

...about my trip across USA.
Some times, when I close my eyes, my mind starts to fly because of a strong desire to escape again, when the nostalgia becomes irresistible, it grows like whipped cream...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,805
Posted By POLPO
Hi, during my TAT i did the Black Dragon Canyon. ...

Hi, during my TAT i did the Black Dragon Canyon.
I was solo, it was noon, it was hot and it had been the hardest part of the trip ( I've also climbed the Hanckok Pass on the Rockies, bad but duable)...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 71,976
Posted By POLPO
Ciao Gaspipe, was very good to meet you in the...

Ciao Gaspipe, was very good to meet you in the desert.
I'm back in Italy, i'm sad.

Polpo.
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,227
Posted By POLPO
Hi, I'm in oklahoma today, available for sharing...

Hi, I'm in oklahoma today, available for sharing a beer in the next days along the TAT.
text me at 540 222 9698
Ciao. Polpo.
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,227
Posted By POLPO
Hi everybody, I'm in Savannah TN today, because I...

Hi everybody, I'm in Savannah TN today, because I need to change my tires that are worn.
For now everything is going good, got some shower, got some hot but I know the real hot has to come in the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,227
Posted By POLPO
Tomorrow is the day. I don't know how many...

Tomorrow is the day.
I don't know how many picures I'll be able to post because I've discovered that my laptop doesen't connect with the web and I don't know why. I'll use my iphone.
Nayway you can...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,227
Posted By POLPO
I'll start from Lewes Beach just because if you...

I'll start from Lewes Beach just because if you track a line from DC to the ocean, the nearest place is that beach.
I have to leave from the water and try to touch the water in the other ocean....
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,227
Posted By POLPO
Thanks guys and the octopus is great! Ciao. ...

Thanks guys and the octopus is great!
Ciao.

Polpo.
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,227
Posted By POLPO
3 spare tubes 2 spare clutch cables 1 quarter...

3 spare tubes
2 spare clutch cables
1 quarter of oil
3 copies of the key
1 set of patches and glue
Checked the GPS
Checked the SPOT
Checked a small part of the TWVT around the Shenandoah river...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,227
Posted By POLPO
An Italian Octopus Riding Across America (Twvt & Tat)

Hi everybody, my name is Massimo, Polpo in ADV, Polpo means Octopus in italian, I'm a dual sport rider in Italy and next saturday, july 16th, I'm gonna leave from Lewes Beach DE to reach Jellico TN...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 42,086
Posted By POLPO
Joe, I like your story. Bravo! In few days is...

Joe, I like your story. Bravo!
In few days is gonna be my turn.

Ciao.

Polpo.
Forum: Americas 07-02-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,416
Posted By POLPO
A friend of mine made a drawing of my bike...

A friend of mine made a drawing of my bike...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 42,086
Posted By POLPO
This is good Karma stuff... I'm glad you...

This is good Karma stuff...

I'm glad you fixed the problem.

Ciao.

Polpo.
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 42,086
Posted By POLPO
Joe, I don't know what suggest because I'm not...

Joe, I don't know what suggest because I'm not good in electrical problems but I feel close to you... I'm gonna leave to ride the TWVT and TAT in 20 days.
I'm little worried.

Good luck.

Polpo.
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,828
Posted By POLPO
RS, I'll leave from Delaware july 16th, day by...

RS, I'll leave from Delaware july 16th, day by day I'm getting nervous.

Ciao.

Polpo.
Forum: Americas 06-20-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,416
Posted By POLPO
Thanks Abente, good advice. Ciao. Polpo

Thanks Abente, good advice.

Ciao.

Polpo
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,828
Posted By POLPO
BRAVO! BRAVO! BRAVO! Great report and great...

BRAVO! BRAVO! BRAVO!

Great report and great photographer!

Thanks.

Polpo.
Forum: Americas 06-20-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,416
Posted By POLPO
One question and one news. The question: ...

One question and one news.

The question:

I'll need a thermometer that goes on centigrades and farenheit to hang it on the handlebar, do you guys have any suggestion where to buy one?

The...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 52,646
Posted By POLPO
DirtyDog, probably I'm the only supporter from...

DirtyDog, probably I'm the only supporter from Italy but I follow you on your TAT and I can understand your feeling.
I'm going to leave for the same trip july 16th.
Have a safe trip.

Ciao.
...
Forum: Americas 06-16-2011, 03:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,416
Posted By POLPO
Thanks guys, I'll keep in my mind the bear,...

Thanks guys, I'll keep in my mind the bear, raccoon, squirrels and rattlesnakes rules and surely I'll let you know about them.

Polpo.
Forum: Americas 06-15-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,416
Posted By POLPO
I have an old problem with the squirrels. I...

I have an old problem with the squirrels.
I can't pronounce the two words RURAL SQUIRREL. I can't.
I'll show it at the Hillbilly Italian dinner.
I try all the time... Rural squirrel... I can't......
Forum: Americas 06-14-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,416
Posted By POLPO
I knew that! I think I'll keep my feet on the...

I knew that!
I think I'll keep my feet on the handlebar, in between the rollchart holder and the GPS.

So, what about bears? Do you think I'm gonna meet even a bear along the trail?

Thanks for...
Forum: Americas 06-14-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,416
Posted By POLPO
In Italy we don't have rattlesnakes. Do you...

In Italy we don't have rattlesnakes.
Do you think along the TWVT and TAT is frequent to find rattlesnakes?
Never happend to you guys?

Thanks.

Polpo.
Forum: Americas 06-10-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,416
Posted By POLPO
Ciao DentVet, get ready for an italian dinner in...

Ciao DentVet, get ready for an italian dinner in Virginia in less then a month.

Ciao.

Polpo.
Forum: Americas 06-10-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,416
Posted By POLPO
Who's Candice? A horse? Ciao. Polpo.

Who's Candice? A horse?
Ciao.

Polpo.
Forum: Americas 06-10-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,416
Posted By POLPO
Thanks Jim, I appreciate a lot your invitation...

Thanks Jim, I appreciate a lot your invitation and surely I'll keep in touch with you when I'll will enter Colorado.

Pnoman and Intothenew, please don't trust the route showed in my blog, that one...
Forum: Americas 06-08-2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,416
Posted By POLPO
Thanks Pnoman, I'll keep your note and I'll let...

Thanks Pnoman, I'll keep your note and I'll let you know my schedule.
I'dlike to meet you, why don't you try to join me along the trail? And may be for the Hilbilly Italian dinner at Intothenew...
Forum: Americas 06-08-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,416
Posted By POLPO
Dr Rock, mi piacerebbe molto venire a NYC ma non...

Dr Rock, mi piacerebbe molto venire a NYC ma non so se potṛ farlo, grazie dell'invito.
English version:
Dr Rock, I'd like very much to visit you at NYC but I don't know if I'm gonna make it,...
Forum: Americas 06-06-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,416
Posted By POLPO
Sure, I'm going to make three spare copies, you...

Sure, I'm going to make three spare copies, you never know.
One on me, one hidden on the bike, one at home in Virginia (they can sand it to me) and the original on the bike.

Ciao.

Polpo.
Forum: Americas 06-05-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,416
Posted By POLPO
I've already a Spot 2. It works very good but...

I've already a Spot 2. It works very good but I've read that in the middle of USA the cell phone service is poor and some riders suggested to carry a sat cell phone.

Ciao.

Polpo.
Forum: Americas 06-05-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,416
Posted By POLPO
About a satellite cell phone? I know I need...

About a satellite cell phone?

I know I need an Iridium.

Is there anybody that would rent me an Iridium in july and august? I'll pay all the expences, obviously.
Or do you know a rental...
Forum: Americas 06-04-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,878
Posted By POLPO
Thanks Northern, your advices are very important....

Thanks Northern, your advices are very important.
Fortunately I've plenty of time, my ticket to come back to Italy is open and here I don't have any work schedule, I work for my self.
So I can take...
Forum: Americas 06-04-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,878
Posted By POLPO
So guys, because I'm the last one to leave,( july...

So guys, because I'm the last one to leave,( july 16th from Delaware) I'm gonna be like the "broom truck" at Paris Dakar that passes to collect the pilots remained beyond.
Hope to meet some of you...
Forum: Americas 06-03-2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,857
Posted By POLPO
Well Russ, I think I'll meet you in somewere....

Well Russ, I think I'll meet you in somewere. I'll leave from Delaware july 16th. See ya there!

Ciao.

Polpo.
Forum: Americas 06-03-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,416
Posted By POLPO
Northern, I'll order them right now to Honda...

Northern, I'll order them right now to Honda Shenandoah in Winchester.

Thanks.

Ciao.

Massimo.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-02-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By POLPO
I know I can't ride in the Canyon de Chelly but...

I know I can't ride in the Canyon de Chelly but it's a wonderfull place, so to go there and watch it again but from a bike is something great.
Saddy, about your navajo friend, if you are going to...
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