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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2009, 01:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,176
Posted By Fidel
Sorry, my bad. I've removed your picture.

Sorry, my bad. I've removed your picture.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-14-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,155
Posted By Fidel
The Uly doesn't know it's not a proper DS, so you...

The Uly doesn't know it's not a proper DS, so you can ride it like one if you want to.
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 32,065
Posted By Fidel
Have had my XT660Z Tenere since July 08. Rode it...

Have had my XT660Z Tenere since July 08. Rode it some 11000 kms before storing it for winter in Oct. Done gravel, asphalt, commuting, touring, rough stuff, smooth stuff. Love it. Easy to live with....
Forum: Racing 01-05-2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3,362
Views: 340,950
Posted By Fidel
Go PA Ullevalseter!

Go PA Ullevalseter!
Forum: Europe 12-25-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,830
Posted By Fidel
Great! Do you know if there are any aftermarket...

Great! Do you know if there are any aftermarket suppliers who makes larger tanks for the Trickster?
Forum: Europe 12-24-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,830
Posted By Fidel
Great scoot! What's the seat height and...

Great scoot!

What's the seat height and tank capacity?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,176
Posted By Fidel
You could also check out The Great Guide to...

You could also check out The Great Guide to Winter Motorcycle Riding. (http://www.mc-addict.com/aguidetowinterriding.htm)
Forum: Europe 12-02-2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By Fidel
Also, this might be helpful: ...

Also, this might be helpful:

http://www.mc-addict.com/budgettravelinnorway.htm
Forum: Europe 12-02-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By Fidel
Hey, come on over! I'll buy you all the beer you...

Hey, come on over! I'll buy you all the beer you want. You can stay at my place after the Primus Rally to thaw before heading back home. So it can be done cheap(ish).
...
Forum: Europe 10-12-2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By Fidel
Try http://www.smyril-line.com/ They have...

Try http://www.smyril-line.com/

They have some awkward sailing times, but you may hitch a ride at least one way.
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 100,634
Posted By Fidel
WARNING - OT: The US may be the largest market...

WARNING - OT: The US may be the largest market generally speaking but when it comes to motorcycles it apparently is not. Figures from International Motorcycle Manufacturer's Association shows that...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2008, 08:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By Fidel
How DO you know?

How DO you know?
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3,733
Views: 1,165,429
Posted By Fidel
Really? I thought the Pegaso engine was Austrian...

Really? I thought the Pegaso engine was Austrian Rotax while the new Tenere engine was Italian Minarelli? The bike was alledgedly designed by a team headed by the Italian Alessandro Ghezzi (which I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3,733
Views: 1,165,429
Posted By Fidel
Niiiiiice pics. Even niiiiicer bike :-)

Niiiiiice pics. Even niiiiicer bike :-)
Forum: Europe 06-28-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,732
Posted By Fidel
Bike rentals are few and far between in Norway...

Bike rentals are few and far between in Norway due to extremely expensive insurance premiums. I haven't seen any motorcycle rentals in Oslo, but there may be ones that I don't know of. In some nearby...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3,733
Views: 1,165,429
Posted By Fidel
As far as Hepco-Becker's homepage says, they...

As far as Hepco-Becker's homepage says, they already have panniers for the new Tenere. And bashplate and center stand. These are the parts numbers for the siderack (seitenträger), topplate...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3,733
Views: 1,165,429
Posted By Fidel
So I added the new Tenere to my garage today....

So I added the new Tenere to my garage today. Midnight Black with all the bells and whistles. Looks good, I think, beside my two Guzzis and my Husaberg. Will take it on a 4000 km + ride in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,798
Posted By Fidel
Sooo - what does the "R" stand for?

Sooo - what does the "R" stand for?
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 861,073
Posted By Fidel
Oh my... Ohmyohmyohmy... That IS an original V7...

Oh my... Ohmyohmyohmy... That IS an original V7 Sport Telaio Rosso, no? What a beauty. Such style. Such beautiful curves. And I am still refering to the bike - not the bloke in the background...
Forum: Europe 01-04-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By Fidel
I'll see what I can do. I pass the Fram museum...

I'll see what I can do. I pass the Fram museum daily on my way to and from work.
Forum: Europe 12-06-2007, 08:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,837
Posted By Fidel
Easy, easy! I'm on to it. The info comes from a...

Easy, easy! I'm on to it. The info comes from a group of guys who did this tour last summer. They'll do it again in the summer 2008. I'm trying to get hold of the GPS route and/or roadbook. I'll get...
Forum: Europe 12-05-2007, 03:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,837
Posted By Fidel
Not so. How about 2200+ km's of dirt from Oslo to...

Not so. How about 2200+ km's of dirt from Oslo to Kirkenes (south to north) in Norway? Practically dirt all the way, except for some miles of bitumen at the start?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,115
Posted By Fidel
I don't know what "cold" is in Las Cruces, but I...

I don't know what "cold" is in Las Cruces, but I know that when it's cold over here, we tend to get hold of some warmer plugs to cope with the temperature, especially to get the machines started....
Forum: Europe 11-20-2007, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,134
Posted By Fidel
I'm not much of a people guy when it comes to...

I'm not much of a people guy when it comes to riding. I prefer riding alone or with my wife and kids (that's basically my riding group). I have only once taken a longer journey with another guy. Went...
Forum: Europe 11-10-2007, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,405
Posted By Fidel
I've done it, and will do it again in February....

I've done it, and will do it again in February. (N)ice rally.
Forum: Europe 10-08-2007, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,384
Posted By Fidel
And while we're at it (France): ...

And while we're at it (France):

http://www.whytraveltofrance.com/images/anusfrance.jpg
Forum: Europe 10-08-2007, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,384
Posted By Fidel
Can't help you to Die, but after that maybe Hell...

Can't help you to Die, but after that maybe Hell could be of interest?

This is from when Hell froze over one winter:

http://exviking.net/lowland/image_1/Hell_post.jpg

This is the place...
Forum: Europe 08-04-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,596
Posted By Fidel
It's called Berchtesgaden...

It's called Berchtesgaden (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berchtesgaden), southeast in Bavaria. But be aware that there are in fact two different Eagle's Nests connected to Hitler: One was the...
Forum: Europe 07-22-2007, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Fidel
Nope, no worries. Your DL650 will handle all the...

Nope, no worries. Your DL650 will handle all the roads easily, and there are no places you really want to avoid. Depending on your timetable it is usually nicer to take the smaller coastal roads...
Forum: Europe 06-23-2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By Fidel
And I... third that!

And I... third that!
Forum: Beasts 05-02-2007, 02:08 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 94,691
Posted By Fidel
How nice! More good people on Quotas! ...

How nice! More good people on Quotas!

Here's mine, a '94 of the old school (1000).

http://www.eurofoto.no/show_image_stream.php?bid=67482174&dx=588&dy=443
Forum: Europe 04-20-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By Fidel
Roads are ok, no worries. Say six hours to...

Roads are ok, no worries. Say six hours to calculate in some coffee breaks. You'll head north along E6 to Hamar (the scene for the Harding-Carrigan figure skating feud in the Olympic Winter Games in...
Forum: Europe 03-04-2007, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,390
Posted By Fidel
Easy on you offers Bummer! We might hold it to...

Easy on you offers Bummer! We might hold it to you, you know! Lobsters are to kill for. And you are merely a good days ride from me! :evil
Forum: Europe 03-04-2007, 12:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,390
Posted By Fidel
Sad, but true. Even the food you get on gas...

Sad, but true. Even the food you get on gas stations in Italy beats most cafès up north... But hey! We have Aqua vitae!
Forum: Europe 03-01-2007, 08:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,390
Posted By Fidel
What Swedish cuisine?? Meat balls and mashed...

What Swedish cuisine?? Meat balls and mashed potatoes a la Ikea? :rofl Fortunately, we can get all kinds of cuisine anywhere. I'm a sucker for Italian food myself. And French. And Turkish... Hell,...
Forum: Europe 02-27-2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,390
Posted By Fidel
Yeah, yeah... Look who's talking. Surströmning. I...

Yeah, yeah... Look who's talking. Surströmning. I say no more.. :D

Just come over. It's quite possible to get by on a budget even in Norway. Buy your booze before entering Norway, and you'll get...
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2007, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10,302
Views: 1,330,371
Posted By Fidel
New Guzzi Stelvio has arrived

Finally - it has arrived. The new Moto Guzzi Stelvio 1200. Fortunately it looks a whole lot better than some bike magazine's artists have tried to portray it.

From www.raptorsandrockets.com...
Forum: Beasts 01-23-2007, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10,302
Views: 1,330,371
Posted By Fidel
Just in case someone is still interested: Here is...

Just in case someone is still interested: Here is the latest attempt to show us how the new Stelvio will be like. Apparently Moto Guzzi has confirmed that not only one, but two new Stelvio's will be...
Forum: Europe 12-05-2006, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,425
Posted By Fidel
Or you could try Louis, which is a bike...

Or you could try Louis, which is a bike apparel/accessories retail chain. They have three stores in Berlin, in which at least this one is a Gigastore:

Holzhauser Straße 148-152
13509...
Forum: Europe 11-01-2006, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By Fidel
June is fine. Just follow the E6 northbound. Take...

June is fine. Just follow the E6 northbound. Take left in Olderfjord - follow E69 to North Cape.

Or check out www.viamichelin.com for alternative routes.
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