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Forum: Americas Today, 02:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By glitch_oz
No WIFI on my tours...I only travel where there's...

No WIFI on my tours...I only travel where there's no space for electronics....at all. No comp, no phone, no GPS...nothing with a screen.
Otherwise... it's a business trip.
Life and priorities and...
Forum: Trip Planning Today, 02:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By glitch_oz
Smart choice!! After a couple of goes to NZ and...

Smart choice!! After a couple of goes to NZ and US, I'll never ship our bikes again.

Best check out the HU (Horizons Unlimited) forum, those guys are up with the latest in shipping, insurance,...
Forum: EMEA Today, 02:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By glitch_oz
Found an F/ G 650 GS then? :clap:D ...

Found an F/ G 650 GS then? :clap:D





They've been around for a couple of decades...they must be doing something right.
Then again...I wouldn't waste any time with renting in Frankfurt but...
Forum: Australia Today, 12:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 890
Posted By glitch_oz
Same here. Day rides are one thing, long trips...

Same here. Day rides are one thing, long trips another.
Then up the stakes again by going overseas....you won't sleep for months and until its all over and everyone safely back home..:D


...
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 11:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 890
Posted By glitch_oz
Watching this with interest. As for the...

Watching this with interest.
As for the rendering of 1.Aid....after some 1.Aid and ASMA courses I wouldn't worry about "doing the wrong thing" at the accident site, as long as common sense and due...
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By glitch_oz
Not knowing anything about the area, just...

Not knowing anything about the area, just interested.... Google maps shows a ferry from Saint John to Digby, which shouldn't be too long a trip and cost $90 for bike and rider/ one way....
Forum: EMEA Yesterday, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 527
Posted By glitch_oz
:clap:clap

:clap:clap
Forum: EMEA Yesterday, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 527
Posted By glitch_oz
http://www.albergopordoi.it/uk/ambient_uk.asp ...

http://www.albergopordoi.it/uk/ambient_uk.asp

English spoken (+ French/Italian/German/Danish/Flamish etc).
Big carpark underneath, centre of town, good food. ~US$ 70/ night/ head incl. huge...
Forum: EMEA Yesterday, 05:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,115
Posted By glitch_oz
Another very viable option, often near or even in...

Another very viable option, often near or even in the middle of the prime locations.
http://www.youthhostel.ch/en/home

MANY of the often historical buildings have been extensively renovated over...
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 03:55 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 67,858
Posted By glitch_oz
Check http://www.stromtrooper.com/index.php The...

Check http://www.stromtrooper.com/index.php
The AUS/NZ section is a pure SEQ/northern NSW local mob nowadays.
(at least for all practical purposes). Plenty of stuff to hook into.
Forum: EMEA 07-21-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,115
Posted By glitch_oz
Had to look this one up...:clap OH YESSS :clap :D

Had to look this one up...:clap OH YESSS :clap :D
Forum: Americas 07-21-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By glitch_oz
It's ALL good. It just depends on what YOU...

It's ALL good.
It just depends on what YOU like, not somebody else.
If you're a coastal-scenery addict, run up the 1/101 and do it again on the way back.

If you like small, narrow, windy and...
Forum: EMEA 07-21-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,115
Posted By glitch_oz
:huh But that's the way it normally works. ...

:huh But that's the way it normally works.
Arrive afternoon/ night = dinner...room/ bed....followed by breakfast and leave before 10am.
Isn't that the standard "accomodation-rotation?"
To me it's...
Forum: Americas 07-20-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By glitch_oz
Just had the same thing a few days ago, check...

Just had the same thing a few days ago, check this thread for plenty of ideas, backroads, maps and highlights.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=994697
Forum: EMEA 07-20-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,115
Posted By glitch_oz
Neat trick, hehehe :lol3 Don't tell anyone, but...

Neat trick, hehehe :lol3
Don't tell anyone, but that's how I talked the better half into the last Alps ride.
Reverse the exchange for what everyone else is getting :wink:
US$1= 0.9 SFR
US$1 =...
Forum: EMEA 07-20-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,115
Posted By glitch_oz
If you check post #3 on the first page of this...

If you check post #3 on the first page of this thread, you'll find a clickable link which will get you to another thread in the AlpineRoads forum.
That thread is all about the backroad-rides (NOT...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 512,423
Posted By glitch_oz
Of course :D Will make one tomorrow and post...

Of course :D
Will make one tomorrow and post the pic.
Forum: EMEA 07-19-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,115
Posted By glitch_oz
Just follow the link in post #3 in this thread...

Just follow the link in post #3 in this thread and you'll find this, 12km from Andermatt:
(more options and places by following the link, i.e. Meiringen and Susten Pass Hospiz)
Forum: Europe 07-18-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By glitch_oz
Knew that was coming :D:freaky Nothing, but...

Knew that was coming :D:freaky
Nothing, but NOTHING, beats that 2hr. "local-discoveries"-window at the end of the day.:deal
Forum: Americas 07-18-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By glitch_oz
Replies in your doubled-up post ...

Replies in your doubled-up post
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=994697
Forum: EMEA 07-17-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,539
Posted By glitch_oz
It depends on where you ride...it can be a full...

It depends on where you ride...it can be a full day if spent on single-laners, narrow and steep etc......it can be barely a morning's schedule if using the main roads.

About 250km is an "average"...
Forum: Americas 07-17-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By glitch_oz
Here are a few : http://goo.gl/maps/ktzZz for...

Here are a few :
http://goo.gl/maps/ktzZz for some great forest roads, incredibly strange coastal scenery and the worst, most bumpy road along the seashore you could imagine (unless Humbold...
Forum: EMEA 07-17-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,115
Posted By glitch_oz
What a shame...as there are certainly ways to...

What a shame...as there are certainly ways to "extend a stay", that don't cost much more than in any of the surrounding countries.

Anything to do with food/ restaurants/ cafe's and the like, yes,...
Forum: Europe 07-17-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By glitch_oz
True....but it's about 100km of "commuting"...

True....but it's about 100km of "commuting" from/to Munich to get to the good stuff. Using the 'bahns it'll add an hour at least, at either end of the 2 days.
Adding the time needed for bike pick-up...
Forum: Europe 07-17-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By glitch_oz
"bardo"??

"bardo"??
Forum: Europe 07-16-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By glitch_oz
Quick or scenic? Main roads or small stuff? ...

Quick or scenic?
Main roads or small stuff?

Here's a bit of a mix for the 1. day.
400km is a bit long, but with an early start (possibly picking the bike up the night before to get away early)...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 512,423
Posted By glitch_oz
Pro taper ATV Hi bars do fit! BUT!!....you...

Pro taper ATV Hi bars do fit!
BUT!!....you might have one of those Strada's that came with a short and/or twisted front brake line. Some do, some don't, apparently.
You'll have to re-route the...
Forum: EMEA 07-16-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,115
Posted By glitch_oz
....or have a good look through this little...

....or have a good look through this little Andermatt-info which has a whole plethora of things, places, roads, reasonable accom, side-tracks, attractions and the not-so-touristy-stuff and links on...
Forum: EMEA 07-15-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By glitch_oz
Every map has a "legend". Numbers usually =...

Every map has a "legend".
Numbers usually = road numbers.
Some numbers are for EU-designated main routes, mostly autobahns,
others are A= primary roads/ expressways/ Autobahns/ interstates/...
Forum: EMEA 07-15-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By glitch_oz
True. Even if a clear list is provided...

True.
Even if a clear list is provided (A,B,C--1,2,3 etc) nobody seems to be able to "stick to the script". Yes, 2 Q max. at a time is about right.
Soft luggage is very uncommon in the EU, mainly...
Forum: EMEA 07-14-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By glitch_oz
Reply in your other/SAME thread @ "Regional...

Reply in your other/SAME thread @ "Regional Forums". :evil
Forum: Europe 07-14-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By glitch_oz
Zuerich -> Maritime Alps,-> then back north to...

Zuerich -> Maritime Alps,-> then back north to Northern Italy ?
Doing a loop then?
There's some very nice stuff in the lower Rhone Valley near Martigny.
Col de la Croix de Coeur across to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 512,423
Posted By glitch_oz
http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/AAAA/Husky/Husky_007...

http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/AAAA/Husky/Husky_007.JPG



http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/AAAA/Husky/Husky_009.JPG


http://www.cafehusky.com/threads/pottering-around.39580/#post-381552
Forum: Europe 07-14-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By glitch_oz
Doubled up thread, see here: ...

Doubled up thread, see here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=993911
Forum: Europe 07-10-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By glitch_oz
Click link, go to webpage, pick downloadable GPX...

Click link, go to webpage, pick downloadable GPX file from there.
All works fine.
Forum: Europe 07-10-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By glitch_oz
Tunnel has caved in ~12 months ago, that stretch...

Tunnel has caved in ~12 months ago, that stretch is closed with proper barriers and all.
Things even got a bit rough towards Fort Pramand (the lower section, before the tunnel).
...
Forum: Europe 07-10-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By glitch_oz
Follow the signs to "Rochemolles" at the...

Follow the signs to "Rochemolles" at the roundabout in Bardonecchia....then keep going.
Forum: EMEA 07-09-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By glitch_oz
Hey Paul...get outta the tub and roll south, mate...

Hey Paul...get outta the tub and roll south, mate :clap
Punch through the barrier at Bozen and stick to the south of the main ridge for the next few days... looking fairly decent, as usual.:freaky...
Forum: Australia 07-09-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 92,331
Posted By glitch_oz
DATE SET! Sat 9.August from 8.30am

EDIT: DATE SET! Sat 9.August from 8.30am

PM for address and Gmap (for those who don't know where it's at :-))
Forum: Australia 07-08-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 67,858
Posted By glitch_oz
Thanks for some nice, different angles and a bit...

Thanks for some nice, different angles and a bit of creative editing, hooray :clap (and none of the usual GoPro/Utube junk :baldy)
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