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Forum: Europe 03-17-2015, 10:17 AM
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Posted By Berin
Price?

Price?
Forum: Europe 03-12-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By Berin
Not a great deal of motorcycle related venues in...

Not a great deal of motorcycle related venues in the Cotswolds, which is however,very pretty and has some nice places to visit.

The http://sammymiller.co.uk museum is nice - in the New Forest...
Forum: Vendors 03-06-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 247,484
Posted By Berin
I signed up too, but have never received...

I signed up too, but have never received anything, by post or email. I'm in England so understand it would be expensive to send the p38.
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 247,484
Posted By Berin
Anyone from Mosko Moto here? I'm trying to buy...

Anyone from Mosko Moto here? I'm trying to buy some stuff, sent a message on the website last week but no reply, could someone get in touch please?
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 247,484
Posted By Berin
Thanks guys. All looks good, and I think will...

Thanks guys. All looks good, and I think will solve the niggles I have with the Kriega set up. I usually try to pack so space is available for a jacket, or shopping, or whatever so I'm not trying to...
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2015, 08:08 AM
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Views: 247,484
Posted By Berin
Perfect! Thank you. Are those the backcountry...

Perfect! Thank you. Are those the backcountry bags too?
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2015, 07:50 AM
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Posted By Berin
Thanks! Thats helpful - in fact that's my set up,...

Thanks! Thats helpful - in fact that's my set up, with TT racks (although I'm changing the rear for a Perun). Any chance of just mounting that duffle across the rack?

(ps - already good service...
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2015, 07:40 AM
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Views: 247,484
Posted By Berin
Thanks for the quick replies. I don't think...

Thanks for the quick replies. I don't think mounting lengthways will work for me, I gave up on the Giant Loop for that reason, that it took too much room out of the seat. But it looks as though the...
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2015, 07:14 AM
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Views: 247,484
Posted By Berin
Also, anyone have pics of the backcountry duffle...

Also, anyone have pics of the backcountry duffle mounted on a 690? I like the features of the backcountry but I'm concerned it will be too big on a 690.

thanks,
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2015, 07:09 AM
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Posted By Berin
Hi Guys, I'm looking hard at these. Currently...

Hi Guys, I'm looking hard at these. Currently using Kreiga Overland 60's which are good apart from the cam/puck fastenings tend to loosen over rough ground, they are hard to carry and a fiddle to get...
Forum: Europe 08-28-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,539
Posted By Berin
A great weekend on another Muddy Matt Marathon, ...

A great weekend on another Muddy Matt Marathon, with the Saturday taking us south down to Salisbury Plain with excursions to the German Village and the rarely open Imber Village, a fly-by of the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-10-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 194,211
Posted By Berin
Measuring up, the KTM touring cases are 38" wide....

Measuring up, the KTM touring cases are 38" wide. The 1190 Adventure bars are 32" wide, plus maybe .5" either side for the hand guards.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-05-2014, 02:59 PM
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Views: 194,211
Posted By Berin
Not much detail on the website -can't see where...

Not much detail on the website -can't see where it says the racks can be adjusted if you have a slimmer silencer.


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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-05-2014, 02:39 PM
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Views: 194,211
Posted By Berin
According to the KTM web page the Touring...

According to the KTM web page the Touring panniers are 96cm (37.8 inches) wide mounted on the bike, and I think the bars are 30.5 inches (77.5cm) wide. So 7.5 inches wider the bars.


Sent from my...
Forum: Europe 06-05-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 39,700
Posted By Berin
We paid €20 last year

We paid €20 last year
Forum: Europe 05-19-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,292
Posted By Berin
No triangle needed, also no breathalyser needed....

No triangle needed, also no breathalyser needed. Hi viz jacket is required. If you're going to Spain no headphones that are connected to the bike, and in France no speed camera warnings on your GPS....
Forum: Europe 05-19-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 39,700
Posted By Berin
And you have to travel on the freight shuttle!

And you have to travel on the freight shuttle!
Forum: Europe 05-19-2014, 02:07 PM
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Views: 39,700
Posted By Berin
Grabbing F**kers! if you're carrying more than 3...

Grabbing F**kers! if you're carrying more than 3 m3 in the van (same size as the boot in a large estate car) in the van it's £320 vs. £141!
Forum: Europe 05-06-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 39,700
Posted By Berin
Matt, I don't think BAM's and Lek are available...

Matt, I don't think BAM's and Lek are available outside the countries. You'll get by with Euros, but all bigger towns have cash machines. Best bet is to get a prepaid Visa from Caxton Fx, you can get...
Forum: Europe 04-15-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 39,700
Posted By Berin
We had green card cover for Albania, Montenegro,...

We had green card cover for Albania, Montenegro, Bosnia, Serbia via Carole Nash last year - £25.00. Easier if you can get it, we went through small border crossings and I'm not sure you could get...
Forum: Europe 03-30-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 39,700
Posted By Berin
Oh, one last thing - tyres :hide The Maxxis...

Oh, one last thing - tyres :hide

The Maxxis tyres that are are standard fit to EXC's in the UK only seem to last a few days, and I didn't see any tyre shops either!
Forum: Europe 03-30-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 39,700
Posted By Berin
Looks very nice!I have the 350 Six day, although...

Looks very nice!I have the 350 Six day, although I used my 690 for least years Balkand trip.
I didn't see any places to buy 10/60 oil, so maybe plan to take some with you, and some filters. The fuel...
Forum: Europe 01-16-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 39,700
Posted By Berin
I alway take one, that way you can show that to...

I alway take one, that way you can show that to local plod and if they wander off with it it's no big loss. Less than a tenner, post office does them.
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 768,243
Posted By Berin
I had the Adventure spec rack - it was very...

I had the Adventure spec rack - it was very good, but didn't fit well with the Touratech pannier frames.
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 768,243
Posted By Berin
I think they're not identical - I have the TT...

I think they're not identical - I have the TT racks which are stainless, I think the KTM racks are steel.

The TT racks are are much cheaper if you can buy them in Europe, I got mine from the...
Forum: Europe 01-02-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 39,700
Posted By Berin
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2308...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23080109&postcount=40

Keep up, Bert:deal
Forum: Europe 01-02-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 39,700
Posted By Berin
Green card isn't required for Greece, Slovenia,...

Green card isn't required for Greece, Slovenia, Croatia - they're all in the EU and covered anyway. But good news on the others, Albania, Montenegro, and Bosnia. Would you mind posting the name of...
Forum: Europe 12-28-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 39,700
Posted By Berin
Yep, I've often found that - topo maps are good...

Yep, I've often found that - topo maps are good for walkers/hikers, but often don't show all the raods and tracks. But good for seeing detail - though in anger it can bve easy to follow a contour...
Forum: Europe 12-28-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 39,700
Posted By Berin
We used: CityNavigator (latest version) -...

We used:

CityNavigator (latest version) - good coverage of roads and POI's in Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, Greece, less good in Bosnia, Montenegro, not much good in Albania
AdriaRoute 4,1 - very...
Forum: Europe 12-27-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 39,700
Posted By Berin
Insurance - Croatia is in the eu now, so covered...

Insurance - Croatia is in the eu now, so covered anyway. As Louis said, Groupama covered all the rest for us except Kosovo, which is mostly still not recognised as a country. Hopefully it will be the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,063
Posted By Berin
And, our hotel was nicer than theirs, too.

And, our hotel was nicer than theirs, too.
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,063
Posted By Berin
The English and the French. We still really...

The English and the French. We still really haven't got over William shooting Good King Harry in the eye, in an unwarranted attack nearly a thousand years ago (although William and his men weren't...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,063
Posted By Berin
Sorry, everyone, I'm a day behind here and still...

Sorry, everyone, I'm a day behind here and still leaving Berat for Peshkopi! (anyone that knows me will be unsurprised by this....)

Leaving Berat proved difficult for a moment, as there aren't...
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,063
Posted By Berin
Berat

We'd last been to Berat in 2009
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2439/4172447919_1cbd634516_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ccscuba/4172447919/)

and for some reason thought Albania and Berat in...
Forum: Europe 11-10-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By Berin
Actually, I've just thought - I think the R and E...

Actually, I've just thought - I think the R and E forks and shock are the same, just with different spacers in. Did you talk to Mike Turner? He might be able to work with your E suspension, in any...
Forum: Europe 11-10-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By Berin
But if you just put longer forks in, you'll have...

But if you just put longer forks in, you'll have to push them through the yokes otherwise it'll just look like a chopper! And if you do that it won't increase the ground clearance. Unless you get an...
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,063
Posted By Berin
A remote logging operation, reached by a special...

A remote logging operation, reached by a special truck with caterpillar tracks


http://hp2boy-louis.smugmug.com/Travel/Balkans-2013/i-g5kJ5Jf/0/XL/0059-XL.jpg

We made it up there, with our...
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,063
Posted By Berin
Upaved Roads Galore

During the Communist era, the only cars in the country were run by the State. So, hardly any roads were built, Travel between the Tosk south and Gheg north was hard, and took days. Albania's remote...
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,063
Posted By Berin
Land of the Eagles

http://news.bbcimg.co.uk/media/images/59600000/gif/_59600164_albania.gif

So, the Republic of Albania. Shqipλria. Why did the country hold such fascination for us, especially as our previous...
Forum: Europe 11-05-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By Berin
Have you broken yours, then?

Have you broken yours, then?
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