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Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 55,373
Posted By wimj
Thanks for this great RR! I never thought a RR...

Thanks for this great RR! I never thought a RR could be as entertaining as the ones Colebatch gave us but you proved me wrong. It's great being able to travel with you on tracks I wouldn't be able to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 22,558
Posted By wimj
Still following your trip. Awesome and well...

Still following your trip. Awesome and well written. Thanks!:clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 22,558
Posted By wimj
Thanks for posting this new episode! Have fun and...

Thanks for posting this new episode! Have fun and be safe.
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14,188
Views: 5,097,535
Posted By wimj
Thanks. Is this true for Croatia and Macedonia as...

Thanks. Is this true for Croatia and Macedonia as well? Are cards accepted or do you need to bring cash?
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14,188
Views: 5,097,535
Posted By wimj
Added up the difference is only 4mm; do you...

Added up the difference is only 4mm; do you notice any strange behaviour when riding? If not, I'd just carry on.
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 14,188
Views: 5,097,535
Posted By wimj
Thanks

Thanks for your replies. Depending on available time I will include lake Ohrid. cheers, Wim

Later.. given the amount of different currencies in former Yugoslavia and the fact I don't like to ride...
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 14,188
Views: 5,097,535
Posted By wimj
And nice to meet you! :D We'll be passing...

And nice to meet you! :D

We'll be passing Beograd next month on our way to Turkey. Any tips (roads, where to stay, what to avoid) are welcome! We plan on taking minor and hopefully scenic roads...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 22,558
Posted By wimj
Great report so far, cannot wait till the next...

Great report so far, cannot wait till the next installment! Be safe.
Forum: Europe 06-11-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By wimj
That really sucks, I'm very sorry for you. I'll...

That really sucks, I'm very sorry for you. I'll keep my eyes open.
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 47,344
Posted By wimj
...end of june, begin july...<end of="" june=""...

...end of june, begin july...<end of="" june="" begin="" july="">

A shame, I would have liked to give you 'shelter' but I'm in Sweden at that time. Have a great trip!</end>
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 47,344
Posted By wimj
Great trip! I'd advice you to change your route...

Great trip! I'd advice you to change your route through Holland: go north from Amsterdam to ride the Afsluitdijk, a 30km long dike which separates salt from fresh water.

When do you plan to do the...
Forum: Europe 05-16-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,337
Posted By wimj
Denzel Grossen Alpenstrassen Fuhrer is the book...

Denzel Grossen Alpenstrassen Fuhrer is the book that gives great info on (amongst other) unpaved roads in the Alps.
Forum: Europe 05-10-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,258
Posted By wimj
Lofoten

Cannot agree fully: the Lofoten Islands are not to be missed IMHO.
Forum: Europe 05-08-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,283
Posted By wimj
Interested: yes. But as I'll be on two 6-week...

Interested: yes. But as I'll be on two 6-week trips this year (second half of june->july and second half of august->september) I doubt I'll find the time to do it this year.

I can check it to see...
Forum: Europe 05-07-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,283
Posted By wimj
Holland

Last night I sent a track which would cover the Netherlands to an inmate (Ewan Mcconachie). He will probably check and if necessary correct it this year and then submit it here.

Hope the TET will...
Forum: Europe 05-06-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,991
Posted By wimj
http://bikeswap.org

You might consider looking at above bikeswap org. Rather new but reliable. cheers, Wim

edit: just noticed you're already registered there. Sorry.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-22-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,145
Posted By wimj
Are you sure it's the Lake District, sun and all?...

Are you sure it's the Lake District, sun and all? It was much wetter when I was there last november!

Great bike you have, excellent for this kind of stuff!:clap
Forum: Europe 04-18-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,972
Posted By wimj
If the weather is ok I'll still be going. Taking...

If the weather is ok I'll still be going. Taking the stand right after the finish line. In case you'd like to meet up there I'll pm my phone#.

I'll be camping out at: campsite 'de Motorschuur',...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,526
Posted By wimj
Thanks for a great RR...

even though I'm finding it hard to control my jealousy!

Keep up the good work!:clap
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,640
Posted By wimj
Fantastic picture of the campsite: the bonfire,...

Fantastic picture of the campsite: the bonfire, the stars, the bike... awesome!

Thanks for the RR!
Forum: Europe 03-19-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By wimj
Who knows...

Turkey is on our itinerary for september, this might be a great occasion to get to know Turkish mc life. I'll talk about it with my partner in crime and get back to you for some details. Cheers, Wim
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,217
Posted By wimj
Source of rough/unpaved roads in Poland?

Hi Tom. Nice videos!

I was wondering if you know a good source of 'bad' roads for Poland. I'd rather use a track instead of turmac to go from A to B.

cheers, Wim
Forum: Europe 02-19-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,972
Posted By wimj
April 26 was mentioned. As I'll be watching the...

April 26 was mentioned. As I'll be watching the WSB at Assen on sunday, That would still be a fine date for me. And lots of campsites in Drente.

Edit: 2 weeks later and no reactions so I may plan...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-16-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,269
Posted By wimj
Warning !

I think a word of caution is due. Out of interest I too emailed my plans but not the real ones. I don't like telling someone I don't know about my absence from home. It's real easy combining data and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-16-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,974
Posted By wimj
One day...

I will visit Poland, never thought about it but after reading your RR and seeing the pictures I made up my mind.
Thanks for the report!
Forum: Europe 11-22-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By wimj
Thanks for the video. End of april seems to be...

Thanks for the video. End of april seems to be wet business there! But the scenery is beautiful.

p.s. you got a PM
Forum: Europe 11-11-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,972
Posted By wimj
No, we camped. In rainy and icy conditions I may...

No, we camped. In rainy and icy conditions I may add. We stayed at the Takoda campside in Cumbria. Did a couple of rides to the passes (Hardknott for example) and a bit of green laning. Despite the...
Forum: Europe 11-05-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,972
Posted By wimj
Maybe this?

http://bikeswap.org/
Forum: Europe 10-30-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,972
Posted By wimj
I'll keep an eye on the ride reports section! ...

I'll keep an eye on the ride reports section!

Leaving the flat land for the Lake District and Y.Dales in a couple of days!

cheers, Wim
Forum: Europe 10-28-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By wimj
Denzel

Buy the alpenstrassefuhrer from Denzel, a wealth of information!
Forum: Europe 10-28-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,972
Posted By wimj
Tell us what it was like!

Tell us what it was like!
Forum: Europe 10-15-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,313
Posted By wimj
Thanks for the advice, I did sign up for the...

Thanks for the advice, I did sign up for the forum, the event and the saturday meal some days ago. See you there!
Forum: Europe 10-13-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,313
Posted By wimj
Thanks both for the advice, depending on the...

Thanks both for the advice, depending on the weather we'll turn it into a nice riding day.
Forum: Europe 10-08-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,313
Posted By wimj
Hi Chris. We'll be taking the IJmuiden-Newcastle...

Hi Chris. We'll be taking the IJmuiden-Newcastle ferry so will be arriving from the NE. But thanks for the offer!

We have all day to get from the ferry to the campsite, any suggestions for a...
Forum: Europe 10-08-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,313
Posted By wimj
I don't, sorry if I gave that impression. Just...

I don't, sorry if I gave that impression. Just :cry. We'll try the event you mentioned, thanks!
Forum: Europe 10-08-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,313
Posted By wimj
Are you serious or is this a joke? We booked the...

Are you serious or is this a joke? We booked the ferry and all!

If the meeting is cancelled, can at least the campsite location and the tracks be released?

Yeez...
Forum: Vendors 10-08-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 762
Views: 164,119
Posted By wimj
"Always take an umbrella with you in order to...

"Always take an umbrella with you in order to keep the rain away" some people say.

This principle is not true for the trail stand: I haven't had a puncture for years but the weekend after I...
Forum: Europe 09-28-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,972
Posted By wimj
You got a PM.

You got a PM.
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17,427
Views: 5,197,945
Posted By wimj
http://home.quicknet.nl/qn/prive/wbajanssen/ta2010...

http://home.quicknet.nl/qn/prive/wbajanssen/ta201010.jpg

Current incarnation. Mods are suspension, screen, front wheel, spokes, engine guard and lots of other little things.

Engine is at...
Forum: Europe 09-23-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,313
Posted By wimj
We booked the ferry, now we only need to know...

We booked the ferry, now we only need to know where to ride to. When will this info be released ?:deal

Looking forward to the event!
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