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Forum: EMEA 06-30-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By tomski
Hello mate, yes, whats really nice is: - New...

Hello mate, yes, whats really nice is:
- New Forest, near Southampton and the villages around there some great biking roads but watch out for wild horses etc in New Forest...(plenty of them)
- West...
Forum: EMEA 06-28-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 748
Posted By tomski
and as mostly shit happens, it seems now i've got...

and as mostly shit happens, it seems now i've got 2 weeks for a trip so averted to a shorter version to properly do the mountainous bits of the balkans only....in a post about bulgaria and serbia (a...
Forum: EMEA 06-28-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By tomski
Hey there mate, i'm planning a similar trip...

Hey there mate, i'm planning a similar trip although for around 2 weeks, and more extreme than the ususal 'beaten track'....here's a link to my map
...
Forum: EMEA 06-28-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By tomski
Romania, Bulgaria and Balkans trip

Hey All,
I'm planning a trip as per below map as that will complete pretty much that side of Europe for me. Want to do a rather off the beaten track trip on my triumph tiger and also test it for a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15,977
Views: 2,389,502
Posted By tomski
well its friday the 13th and ive hit a bloody...

well its friday the 13th and ive hit a bloody cat, trying to avoid it went 'down the road'.....a couple of broken bones but nothing too terrible, thoe it seems that the bike is a bit bent...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15,977
Views: 2,389,502
Posted By tomski
so got me my ride finally...had to go to glasgow...

so got me my ride finally...had to go to glasgow (from london) and ride her back...the problem was that anything more than 55mph she starts spluttering and pulling as if running out of juice....so...
Forum: EMEA 05-02-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 748
Posted By tomski
London to Georgia, Armenia via Ukraine & Turkey

Due to a very unforeseen incident (engine blow out on my chop) I have had to postpone my trip to Ukraine which was a real shame as I was looking forward to it for quite a while now (even managed to...
Forum: EMEA 04-18-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,682
Posted By tomski
hey girls, awesome trip :clap....though i would...

hey girls, awesome trip :clap....though i would reallly recommend you incorporate into the plan a bit to visit southern macedonia, southern albania and the middle of crna gora and then through...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15,977
Views: 2,389,502
Posted By tomski
Hey All, just wanted to touch base, got myself a...

Hey All, just wanted to touch base, got myself a 1990 dr 800 so looking forward to sorting her out (apparently it doent run good past 70mph) but will defo enjoy her!
Forum: Hacks 04-04-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,297
Posted By tomski
Fantastic, I've emailed you Lee...thanks again!

Fantastic, I've emailed you Lee...thanks again!
Forum: Hacks 04-01-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,297
Posted By tomski
Thats great info mate cheers....the scaffolding...

Thats great info mate cheers....the scaffolding clamp thing as mentioned was someone's suggestion for one mount point but i take onboard the comments...most of the mount clamps came with the sidecar...
Forum: Hacks 03-30-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,297
Posted By tomski
hmmm...thats mighty helpful of you calling me an...

hmmm...thats mighty helpful of you calling me an idiot mate....we're talking about a clamp that bolts down on 4 size 12mm bolts on each side giving a total of 8 bolts securing the two steel...
Forum: Hacks 03-30-2011, 05:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,297
Posted By tomski
Found a way to link the bottom link and I think...

Found a way to link the bottom link and I think she'll work properly (remains to be seen lol)...the frame is original with some minor mods, obviously the rear end isnt but that should not affect the...
Forum: Hacks 03-30-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,297
Posted By tomski
So found a couple of mount points.... First is...

So found a couple of mount points....
First is mounting of the front tube (visible on the pic) onto the forward control...as it happens the tube is right height (with minor adjustment) and fits into...
Forum: Hacks 03-29-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,297
Posted By tomski
incidently the bike needs complete beautyfication...

incidently the bike needs complete beautyfication as I have just restored her mechanically after 3 years of standing....so next thing is to paint (properly) engine sand and possibly chrome, seat (new...
Forum: Hacks 03-29-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,297
Posted By tomski
and the sidecar

and the sidecar
Forum: Hacks 03-29-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,297
Posted By tomski
yes indeed though only of the bike and sidecar...

yes indeed though only of the bike and sidecar separately....but here is a start anyways :)
Forum: Hacks 03-28-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,297
Posted By tomski
Sidecar install

Hey All, I got me a gsx1100g chopped up (original front different backend but same diff, wheel etc) and a sidecar that I'd like to get mounted...since the bike has forward controls its an ideal...
Forum: Europe 03-27-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,316
Posted By tomski
Hi there, its called tirana hostel...not a youth...

Hi there, its called tirana hostel...not a youth party hostel at all, had travellers there at all ages and the hosts are very good...
...
Forum: EMEA 03-21-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,194
Posted By tomski
Hey Melk, Thats great mate, thanks very much!...

Hey Melk,
Thats great mate, thanks very much! I will pm you when we arrive in Odessa or there abouts, I have heard of the roads in Ukraine, I did ride some strange parts of the world with very...
Forum: Europe 03-21-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,316
Posted By tomski
did this last year though we rode down through...

did this last year though we rode down through slovenia and serbia and did a circle through macedonia and bosnia...so to my surprise this is what I found (my opinion only though :) )

- crna gora,...
Forum: EMEA 03-20-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,194
Posted By tomski
Hi Panda, That's great tips many thanks! I...

Hi Panda,

That's great tips many thanks! I will definitely check out as suggested..not too worried about the pub if it will be shut but at least we'll have a look see....the victory parade sounds...
Forum: EMEA 03-13-2011, 12:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,194
Posted By tomski
Ello mate, cheers for the link great trip report!...

Ello mate, cheers for the link great trip report! The visa thing wasnt too bad, but we only got (and wanted) a 48 hour transit visa....should be plenty as I've been told by others that is a very...
Forum: EMEA 03-12-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,194
Posted By tomski
Update Target Crimea

Hey All,

Quick update, decided to go with my chop and a sidecar (with me mate in it lol) so will be two of us travelling with the one bike...our goal is Crimea but ultimately we want to the circle...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2011, 01:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,861
Posted By tomski
Fantastic trip thanks very much for...

Fantastic trip thanks very much for shareing....my mate and I are going at the end of April to Crimea on my chopper with a sidecar so very looking forward to it!
If you have any further pointers...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2011, 01:14 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,979
Posted By tomski
G'day, fantastic pics, I'm going with my mate...

G'day, fantastic pics, I'm going with my mate (leaving the wives behind lol) on my chopper with a sidecar and we want to hit Crimea then Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia (thats the plan anyway)...
Forum: EMEA 02-24-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,194
Posted By tomski
Eastern Europe Tour start 22 Apr - 3 weeks

Hey All,

Given the many public holidays we are getting in the UK at the end of April I am planning to visit the eastern european frontier states...so Ukraine, Belarus, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia...
Forum: Europe 01-30-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,197
Posted By tomski
way back!

way back!
Forum: Europe 01-30-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,197
Posted By tomski
the rally!

the rally!
Forum: Europe 01-30-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,197
Posted By tomski
cold drunk but merry!

cold drunk but merry!
Forum: Europe 01-30-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,197
Posted By tomski
at the rally

at the rally
Forum: Europe 01-30-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,197
Posted By tomski
Yes indeed!

Yes indeed!
Forum: Europe 01-30-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,197
Posted By tomski
Hey all...back also, made it with no dramas (but...

Hey all...back also, made it with no dramas (but did stay at a very dodgy belgian hotel on the way there LOL)...loved the rally but probably wouldnt travel 1600 miles there and back in such short...
Forum: Europe 01-25-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,197
Posted By tomski
due to works will be getting there friday...

due to works will be getting there friday arvo/nite...will be riding with me mate, me on ccm 644 and him on ktm (the big one)...anyhow see you there!!
Forum: Trip Planning 01-18-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,517
Posted By tomski
Why? you dont know what is going to happen in 11...

Why? you dont know what is going to happen in 11 years mate, if you really want to do it then do it while you can....end of the world may happen in 2012 so we'll all be fuked anyways LOL
Forum: Europe 01-13-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,197
Posted By tomski
Good'o! I'm actually Australian livin in the UK...

Good'o! I'm actually Australian livin in the UK for good...so my snow experience is minimal..LOL! but no stranger to extreme conditions etc so will give it a crack :)

Overall, my gear looks like...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,203
Posted By tomski
Yes indeed...on it now, but as a proud owner I...

Yes indeed...on it now, but as a proud owner I thought it should have an entry in Adv rider too :norton
Forum: Europe 01-10-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,197
Posted By tomski
fair enough...i got a pair of heidenau k60s in me...

fair enough...i got a pair of heidenau k60s in me shed they are marked m+s though only a 50/50 tyre....will prob stick 'em on to stop any silly coppers going out of their way to prove a point...
Forum: Europe 01-10-2011, 03:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,197
Posted By tomski
Wow....even on a trial bike with knobblies on?...

Wow....even on a trial bike with knobblies on? (not sure if most of them have the m+s marking...)
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,203
Posted By tomski
Ccm (404, 604, 644)

Hey All,
Tried searching for a ccm entry but found none just a couple of comments...is there anyone else besides me that has one of these? I'm ridin a 644 ds and lovin it!
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