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Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 43,957
Posted By GiorgioXT
Excellent report ! If you come back to the...

Excellent report !

If you come back to the Alps, I could show you some hidden gems of Dolomites .:deal
Forum: Europe 07-23-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By GiorgioXT
A low-cost option could be a Yamaha Supertenere...

A low-cost option could be a Yamaha Supertenere 750 ,
http://www.tuttoruote.it/Moto/filerc-70416295691w.jpg
More power respect Africa Twin . will be easy to find a good one around 2000 $
Forum: EMEA 07-23-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,186
Posted By GiorgioXT
I was around there for work, since Swiss are...

I was around there for work, since Swiss are rather strict about working hours - at 5 pm all is shut down , I have the habit to take any lateral valley and go exploring, like fishing , you never know...
Forum: EMEA 07-22-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 566
Posted By GiorgioXT
Don't forget the opportunity to use the Mountain...

Don't forget the opportunity to use the Mountain Huts , like
http://www.60ergang.at/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Transalp-Steve-365.jpg
Enzianhütte , reachable with an easy gravel road...
Forum: Europe 07-21-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By GiorgioXT
The law write : you may ride in summer with any...

The law write : you may ride in summer with any of the tires allowed by bike/car registration paper, M+S or summer,
the registration plate is another of the things that they check because sport...
Forum: EMEA 07-21-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By GiorgioXT
Also, in Italy Motorways/Autostrada have green...

Also, in Italy Motorways/Autostrada have green signage, National and local road in Blue , in Germany and France is the opposite.
Forum: EMEA 07-21-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,186
Posted By GiorgioXT
With a bike , you got more option , also if...

With a bike , you got more option , also if looking for budget.
For example, get away from more frequented roads/places and find some gem , like
St. Martin Gigerwald , near Bad Ragaz
...
Forum: EMEA 07-21-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By GiorgioXT
First :  no law forbids the use of winter tires...

First :  no law forbids the use of winter tires in summer , it was just some incorrect communications from Motorway companies heavily advertised by tyre merchants.

Second : Never heard someone...
Forum: Europe 07-21-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By GiorgioXT
In reality : never heard of someone on a bike...

In reality : never heard of someone on a bike checked for winter tires.

Even for cars controls are virtually non-existent.
Forum: Europe 07-16-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By GiorgioXT
Also in the same area : The Valle Argentera...

Also in the same area :
The Valle Argentera dirt road, going down Sestrieres, turn at Sauze di Cesana and follow the indications to
"Rifugio Alpe Plane"...
Forum: Europe 07-16-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By GiorgioXT
There are some choices that won't disappoint you....

There are some choices that won't disappoint you.

- Mountain Huts : several in central and eastern Dolomites (Belluno province) are still reachable by bike - sometimes with gravel roads , and ALL...
Forum: Europe 07-10-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 957
Posted By GiorgioXT
No signs, but you can't go wrong - just follow...

No signs, but you can't go wrong - just follow the signs for the Motorway A32-T4 Frejus, at the roundabout take the small road with the sign "Rochemolles" and follow the road until it ends at Colle...
Forum: EMEA 07-08-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By GiorgioXT
Really near Verona, you have a very interesting...

Really near Verona, you have a very interesting museum :
http://www.museonicolis.com/defaulten.aspx
Highly recommended .

In EU you could ride (and thus rent) mopeds and bikes up to 125 cc and...
Forum: EMEA 07-07-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 550
Posted By GiorgioXT
One of the world best online map server is the...

One of the world best online map server is the French one
http://www.geoportail.gouv.fr/accueil
Also all IGN topo maps
Forum: Europe 07-02-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 30,762
Posted By GiorgioXT
Seem really interesting..:freaky

Seem really interesting..:freaky
Forum: EMEA 06-27-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By GiorgioXT
You could both do Spain/Southern France and...

You could both do Spain/Southern France and Southern italy, there are year-round ferries like those of Grimaldi Lines that link Barcelona and Civitavecchia (near Rome) and others.
Sicily is also...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 43,957
Posted By GiorgioXT
In Venice don't forget to take the vaporetto...

In Venice don't forget to take the vaporetto (from Fondamente Nuove, and better to take a travelcard , since one way single tickets are 7 € each) and go to Burano and Torcello , small islands north...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,205
Posted By GiorgioXT
Nice intro. Will follow the rest :deal

Nice intro.
Will follow the rest :deal
Forum: Europe 06-19-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 834
Posted By GiorgioXT
I'm late , but this link will show you the exact...

I'm late , but this link will show you the exact position (through the AIS international safety network) of all Cargo ships
https://www.marinetraffic.com

I think that they will allow you to...
Forum: EMEA 06-18-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By GiorgioXT
Since UK its not in the Schengen agreement, and...

Since UK its not in the Schengen agreement, and so has still police/customs at frontier, just let them to note your exit from UK with the bike when you go in Belgium.
Continental EU won't bother you...
Forum: Europe 06-15-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,888
Posted By GiorgioXT
No problems, just tell me which zone

No problems, just tell me which zone
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 43,957
Posted By GiorgioXT
From Nice to Italy , I suggest you this itinerary...

From Nice to Italy , I suggest you this itinerary
Exit Nice on D19 direction Lantosque , at St. Jean la Riviere turn left on D32 for Utelle ->La Tour , Tournefort and D2205 to St. Saveur and St....
Forum: Europe 06-13-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 30,762
Posted By GiorgioXT
Danielle ! Why didn't you tried to contact me by...

Danielle ! Why didn't you tried to contact me by mail or sms? I had friends near Bari, fellows riders that could fix your bike!
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 43,957
Posted By GiorgioXT
Nice pics and report! The old coastal road to...

Nice pics and report!
The old coastal road to France is fun to ride. Really nice small beaches around Cadaques/port bou
My advice is to avoid the Liguria coast where you have no choice - costly...
Forum: Europe 05-30-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By GiorgioXT
You now the crisis … before i had some money but...

You now the crisis … before i had some money but no time , now I have no money and still no time :cry ..:loll
But sooner or later will come.
Forum: Europe 05-30-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By GiorgioXT
Hola Nina y Fazer .. que fotos encantadoras!...

Hola Nina y Fazer .. que fotos encantadoras! :clap

Really nice report, wants more …
Just a note , you wrote but I think that should mean


Cuando vienes à veer las Dolomites? :deal
Forum: Europe 05-26-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,250
Posted By GiorgioXT
Seems more than OK, But, I grow riding with in...

Seems more than OK,
But, I grow riding with in time order : A- Old military anorak , B-Belstaff trial master waxed , with two woolen jumpers beneath when in winter, or a flannel shirt in summer… So...
Forum: EMEA 05-25-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By GiorgioXT
In Italy you could buy a bike (Cars too) as a...

In Italy you could buy a bike (Cars too) as a foreigner . registrar with EE plates that allo ws you to ride for 12 months , and also to buy the bike without VAT that is a hefty 22%
After a year you...
Forum: Europe 05-25-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,452
Posted By GiorgioXT
Could only offer my solidarity. But this is...

Could only offer my solidarity.

But this is going to be a big issue EVERYWHERE.
We had similar thieves problems here in Italy particularly in occasion of Enduro and MX Races , and also track days...
Forum: Europe 05-25-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By GiorgioXT
I'm located in Padua (30 kms from Venice) have...

I'm located in Padua (30 kms from Venice) have some (old) bikes but at the moment each one needs repair. Already lended to Advriders without problems.
I got an Yamaha XT350 that could be perfect for...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 43,957
Posted By GiorgioXT
When you arrive in Italy, contact me, I have some...

When you arrive in Italy, contact me, I have some hints and advices on Alps, Dolomites in particular and also Venice where I spent part of my youth.
Nice report and pics!
Forum: Europe 05-23-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 30,762
Posted By GiorgioXT
First arrived

Chris is already in Padua

Better for everyone participant to take note of my cellphone +39 393 7357779
ideal would be to send me a SMS with name+nickname , so when communication will be needed...
Forum: Canada 04-21-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3,168
Views: 620,678
Posted By GiorgioXT
Its a big fortune , if it was a wooden trestle,...

Its a big fortune , if it was a wooden trestle, at this time it would be rotten or closed/demolished because too costly to maintain !
Forum: EMEA 04-20-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By GiorgioXT
An alternative to those cited could be Geneve...

An alternative to those cited could be Geneve ->Bonneville-La Clusaz->Col des Aravis->Flumet - Here you have to check if Col de l'Iseran is open - this winter was brutal as snow heights - if is open...
Forum: Europe 04-15-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 30,762
Posted By GiorgioXT
Correct about the parking , instead the once...

Correct about the parking , instead the once empty building was located , so unfortunately no inside lodging possible - sorry.:cry
Forum: Europe 04-07-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,250
Posted By GiorgioXT
its the wrong one , and wrong lake too … This...

its the wrong one , and wrong lake too …
This is the right address
Associazione Pro-Loco - Piazza Marconi, 1 25010 Tremosine (Bs) - Lago di Garda - Tel 0365 953185 Fax 0365 918670 - P.I....
Forum: Europe 04-03-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,250
Posted By GiorgioXT
Classico esempio di disposizione comunale fatta...

Classico esempio di disposizione comunale fatta in assoluta ignoranza della legge … non è certo l'unica , ma questo non vuol dire che sia valida , se venissi multato per questo farei ricorso e sarei...
Forum: Europe 04-02-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,250
Posted By GiorgioXT
Don't seem real . if you have a tire with...

Don't seem real . if you have a tire with dimensions and speed marking equal than reported on bike documents , or even a lower speed rating but the M+S marking, nobody can fine you for this ,...
Forum: EMEA 04-02-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By GiorgioXT
This could do for the sheep wool ...

This could do for the sheep wool
http://fattoriakornigian.it/ITA/pecore/pecore.html

Also because its located in a very nice place

Its possible to find Sheep farms also in the Alpago...
Forum: EMEA 04-01-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By GiorgioXT
I got a friend in the very heart of Dolomites...

I got a friend in the very heart of Dolomites that may help you.
If you pass through Padova I could show you some nice places - I've got also an old XT350 that could be the right bike (small,...
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