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Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 11:06 PM
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Views: 550,056
Posted By cold comfort
Sounds like the language is going well- tucking...

Sounds like the language is going well- tucking another one under the belt. You can have a chat with my daughter (currently with the Portuguese boyfriend in Lisbon) when u get home. I should have...
Forum: Australia 08-10-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 85,605
Posted By cold comfort
Yes.:eek1

Yes.:eek1
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,774
Posted By cold comfort
I read it, now my head hurts. Spanish class...

I read it, now my head hurts. Spanish class tomorrow. Have a long way to go..
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 33,313
Posted By cold comfort
Likewise, sublime RR and pics. Very enthused...

Likewise, sublime RR and pics. Very enthused about a similar excursion in 2015. Have arranged the time off (incl my wife being away from her businesses), booking flights this coming month. Would love...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 60,785
Posted By cold comfort
Very envious. Just loved Florence. Even bought...

Very envious. Just loved Florence. Even bought the obligatory leather jacket too! Didn't want to leave and would return in an instant.
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 550,056
Posted By cold comfort
Hi guys. :eek1Been away for a few days with no...

Hi guys. :eek1Been away for a few days with no net. Absolutely horrified, but again not surprised. (We all know there are gangs who live totally off robbery and murder.) SO relieved you survived it...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 60,785
Posted By cold comfort
A very nice drop of weather there. Arrgh, the...

A very nice drop of weather there. Arrgh, the pressing weight of humanity. I know there is a beach somewhere under all the furniture ços you say so. :D Bit of a contrast to our recent visit to Raro...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 60,785
Posted By cold comfort
Fantastic pics and updates. Crouched in front of...

Fantastic pics and updates. Crouched in front of the fire,taping sections of maps together, reading your blog (and others) and dreaming of following in your tyre tracks this time next year. Hope the...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 49,750
Posted By cold comfort
Check out GuiltyParty's curtain fix. Triumph...

Check out GuiltyParty's curtain fix. Triumph certainly aren't interested.
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 49,750
Posted By cold comfort
Couldn't agree more though still haven't decided...

Couldn't agree more though still haven't decided on the best/ most cost effective option.
Forum: Australia 06-10-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 85,605
Posted By cold comfort
Haha- I thoroughly relate to that sentiment. But...

Haha- I thoroughly relate to that sentiment. But as they say " God loves a trier"
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 550,056
Posted By cold comfort
Sorry to hear of more losses. Hopefully that's it...

Sorry to hear of more losses. Hopefully that's it for a while. Lost a few of various ages ourselves this year too. All the more reason to make it count -like you guys are doing. :-)
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,072
Posted By cold comfort
Like this maybe?

Like this maybe?
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 550,056
Posted By cold comfort
Cool2 Amazing landscapes as always. Your ability to...

Amazing landscapes as always. Your ability to stay one step ahead of major storms, earthquakes and civil uprisings never fails to surprise me.
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 60,785
Posted By cold comfort
Hi Mike. Thanks for taking the time to reply-yes...

Hi Mike. Thanks for taking the time to reply-yes it helps. Its either get some Sand pants to go with my jacket or go the Andi/Klim way (as they are waterproof). Your excellent pics remind me of my...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,072
Posted By cold comfort
As an ED RN with over 30yrs motorcycling its...

As an ED RN with over 30yrs motorcycling its great to hear of other health professionals out there. Need to give my wife a very good reason NOT to take her back country. My very first gravel riding...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 550,056
Posted By cold comfort
Sorry to hear that. My sincerest condolences.

Sorry to hear that. My sincerest condolences.
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,097
Posted By cold comfort
Can't fault that editing. Great job. Helps...

Can't fault that editing. Great job. Helps validate my choice of the Tiger as my main ADV bike (not that I can wheelie it).
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 60,785
Posted By cold comfort
Cool photo there with the monster bike dwarfing...

Cool photo there with the monster bike dwarfing Leanne. Very much vicariously enjoying the trip. Great trustworthy option for bike shipping. Also the AirBnB. Hatching a cunning plan for retirement....
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 550,056
Posted By cold comfort
No problem with your writing my friend....

No problem with your writing my friend. (Appreciate the soul bearing in 'The heart speaks" too) Just meant my eye is drawn to the excellent photos. Bit like "reading" the Playboy magazine. :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 550,056
Posted By cold comfort
Great "reading" guys especially with such amazing...

Great "reading" guys especially with such amazing images. A little reminiscent of Death Valley and Nevada's Antelope Canyons. Incredible colors/forms.
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 46,708
Posted By cold comfort
That will definitely get your attention! Having...

That will definitely get your attention! Having worked and driven in Saudi Arabia, also through Italy and the US National Parks, I had to change the other way. Takes a bit of focus to begin with but...
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 46,708
Posted By cold comfort
Subscribed. As Clint Eastwood said "A mans gotta...

Subscribed. As Clint Eastwood said "A mans gotta know his limitations" :D A realistic approach to the desire for continued adventure and route I may be traveling myself in the coming years. All the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 60,785
Posted By cold comfort
Great pics there, a very exciting day out. A very...

Great pics there, a very exciting day out. A very tidy example of the Kawasaki too. Tidier than mine, but just as lethal. If only I had kept it, or even the 900. Both worth a few bob now!:cry
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 60,785
Posted By cold comfort
Enjoying the report, thankyou. Also have a soft...

Enjoying the report, thankyou. Also have a soft spot for the old Wankel engine! Bought my Dads RX2 off him years ago- a real minter. Unfortunately it was like my Kawasaki 750 H2 and was incapable of...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 43,493
Posted By cold comfort
Joined up. Really appreciated the report and the...

Joined up. Really appreciated the report and the effort required to prepare it. Look forward to further tales.
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 550,056
Posted By cold comfort
Well done Ellen,a talented sushi maker AND...

Well done Ellen,a talented sushi maker AND photographer- knew they were great images, even better to get official recognition!:clap
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 3,620
Views: 1,679,234
Posted By cold comfort
Well said. I''m loving my 690 already (replaced...

Well said. I''m loving my 690 already (replaced the 450 due to service schedule) . Also use Formas btw- very happy with them and would get them again. Great read too, thanks for posting. Following...
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 550,056
Posted By cold comfort
Thanks, didn't know Paul was in ChCh. I did know...

Thanks, didn't know Paul was in ChCh. I did know you wuz a "Klim sponsored rider" though. In my poor Engrish was wondering if you took delivery of and checked the fit in NZ or the US. The Traverse...
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 550,056
Posted By cold comfort
Hi Andi and Ellen, Enjoying...

Hi Andi and Ellen,
Enjoying the armchair traveling. Awesome photos as always. K still enjoying the view from the back, got a rain free trip up the Wet Coast and back thru the...
Forum: Face plant 04-20-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 26,528
Posted By cold comfort
Agreed good boots are the business and tall too....

Agreed good boots are the business and tall too. Went to Formas for ADV riding ( similar to above image) after giving myself a gastroc haematoma by ramming the foot peg into my calf. As an aside, as...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-15-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1,499
Views: 979,027
Posted By cold comfort
Smoke screen, oil slick...? Great pics,...

Smoke screen, oil slick...?

Great pics, thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,870
Posted By cold comfort
Wot he said. Very entertaining and even...

Wot he said. Very entertaining and even educational! Looking at touring the Alps with the missus 2015 so trying to absorb as much info as possible. (Sadly, with a 25kg luggage limit taking my Tiger...
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 68,522
Posted By cold comfort
6'2'' Tiger 800XC and KTM 690. Wouldn't trust...

6'2'' Tiger 800XC and KTM 690. Wouldn't trust the side stand, throw my leg over on lowest seat height. No way in hell I would take a Stelvio "off road". the Tiger is hard enough to pick up!
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 49,750
Posted By cold comfort
Sadly this is the reality for many of us...

Sadly this is the reality for many of us gentlemen "nearing retirement" I am now planning my riding on the basis of "I don't have that much time left" also. European Alps planning underway for 2015...
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 121,025
Posted By cold comfort
Really looking forward to that. Was discussing...

Really looking forward to that. Was discussing possible suspension mods with my Triumph dealer recently so a comparison would great. Was just watching the Portland to Dakar clip on ICON Tigers. I...
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 49,750
Posted By cold comfort
Thanks-will have a look at that. My dealer has...

Thanks-will have a look at that. My dealer has been fiddling with options-funny he didn't think of that. May introduce other issues
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,860
Posted By cold comfort
Does that mean you no longer have an 800XC?...

Does that mean you no longer have an 800XC? Strangely after all the back roads and single track my wife has done on the back she has been very happy with the seat. I am, however, finding the...
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 49,750
Posted By cold comfort
would I buy it again?

If it was destroyed tomorrow..probably not, in its production form. Tending to use it for two up back country and enduro type outings solo where the standard suspension is not handling it. (Any other...
Forum: Europe 03-29-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,353
Posted By cold comfort
touring 2015

Hi. Thanks for the link. I have sent an inquiry. We are also looking at the Alps in June 2015 and the KTM is just the ticket. I ride a Tiger 800 xc "off road", often with my wife as pillion. The 1100...
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