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Old 09-08-2012, 12:55 PM   #751
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Thanks Noah, you never mentioned Scotch while in Scotland! Did you miss out on that?
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Old 09-08-2012, 12:58 PM   #752
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Man I am SO glad the RR is back on in proper form. I'd forgotten how much I enjoy it and your amazing photos.


Keep it up my friend.
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Old 09-08-2012, 07:57 PM   #753
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Man I am SO glad the RR is back on in proper form. I'd forgotten how much I enjoy it and your amazing photos.


Keep it up my friend.
Thanks... I am glad someone likes them as much as I enjoy taking them!


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Thanks Noah, you never mentioned Scotch while in Scotland! Did you miss out on that?
I have sampled some.. I guess I will have to do another trip to catch what I have missed...
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Old 09-08-2012, 11:18 PM   #754
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Hey Noah,
Glad to see you're back on track. Really enjoying this, thanks for sharing and please keep it coming!
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Old 09-09-2012, 03:00 AM   #755
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Delight you enjoyed Scotland. Great pics.
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Old 09-09-2012, 04:05 AM   #756
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Great report so far. If you end up in the southwest UK (Dartmoor) you're more then welcome to use the garage, tools and spare room.
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Old 09-09-2012, 12:16 PM   #757
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I did a google image search for lake mälaren. If it is anything like the pictures I will make sure to go there!
Google lake mälaren
Hehe, well I can't promise you that kind of sights this time of year unfortunatley...
(actually I couldn't promise it any time, but it would feel a bit wrong to destroy the "over sexual" image of Sweden that some people have.)

I really enjoy your report, I have never been to Scotland, but I sure have to get there some day!
Those winding small roads that allmost are like trails seems fun to ride, but they allso gives a special feeling to the place, at least in pictures.
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Old 09-11-2012, 12:55 AM   #758
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Keep it rockin'. Good on you, buddy.
John (KTMMITCH), you are a legend.

Noah, if you are planning to go through Prague, Czech Republic, let me know. I would like to have a beer with you.

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Old 09-11-2012, 03:03 AM   #759
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Keep it rockin'. Good on you, buddy.
John (KTMMITCH), you are a legend.

Noah, if you are planning to go through Prague, Czech Republic, let me know. I would like to have a beer with you.

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I do plan on going through Prague.. probably in the start of October?. I have relatives north of there I need to visit also. I would love to have a beer with you.
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Old 09-11-2012, 04:33 AM   #760
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Hi Noah i rode the Applecross pass last year it was so good i rode it twice. The Applecross inn has amazing food and its great value. On the way down i disturbed an eagle hit it me as it was taking off two corners later i meet twenty Deer all over the road.
Its a wonderful place with its own weather system.
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Old 09-11-2012, 04:46 AM   #761
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Hi Noah i rode the Applecross pass last year it was so good i rode it twice. The Applecross inn has amazing food and its great value. On the way down i disturbed an eagle hit it me as it was taking off two corners later i meet twenty Deer all over the road.
Its a wonderful place with its own weather system.

anything could be more fun than a lone in a carbin looking toward the open sea


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Old 09-11-2012, 08:33 AM   #762
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Hehe, well I can't promise you that kind of sights this time of year unfortunatley...
(actually I couldn't promise it any time, but it would feel a bit wrong to destroy the "over sexual" image of Sweden that some people have.)

I really enjoy your report, I have never been to Scotland, but I sure have to get there some day!
Those winding small roads that allmost are like trails seems fun to ride, but they allso gives a special feeling to the place, at least in pictures.
I was first wondering what kind of motives you will find in this search, but now I understand! Have however never seen one of those around the lake! Maybe you are more lucky, but you would need to be there in summer, not end of September!

My invitation for accomodation in Stockholm is of course still valid (but moved my own vacation because of job troubles for one week, so next week I will be up in the Swedish mountains).
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Old 09-12-2012, 09:03 AM   #763
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Slight change of plans.

Since I have stayed in the UK 2 weeks longer then expected, I have decided to skip Scandinavia this trip. I should be back on the road tomorrow to see some of France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Poland, Czech Rep, Hungary, Austria on the way to Italy. Then southern France, Spain and Portugal on the way to/from Morocco. Then south/eastern Europe on the way to Georgia. I hope to be there by mid January to ski for 3 to 4 months.

I have come to this decision because I hate being rushed and seeing as it took me almost 2 times as long to see the UK as I thought it would... I would like to see more of eastern Europe but winter is coming. This just means I will have to do another trip sometime (Sweden, Norway, Finland, the western part of Russia which I will miss this spring, Ukraine ect)

Thanks to all the people in Norway and Sweden who have offered me a place to stay. I would have loved to meet all of you and drink your beer.
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Old 09-12-2012, 10:52 AM   #764
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Think your leaving the UK just in time with the weather turning(not that its actually been summer really this year, guess it meets the stereotype tho). Is always fun seeing your own country through the eyes of a visitor and all the things you find funny/interesting/weird that we are used to(still wish we had the same off road freedom that you guys in the states have)
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Old 09-12-2012, 03:36 PM   #765
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Applecross

Noah,

Fantastic trip up the west side of Scotland. I did a very similar trip back in 2007 prior to a 15 month rotation to Iraq. Started outside Ansbach Germany up to the tip of Scotland and back. Also stayed at Applecross after nearly getting blown off my loaded GSA from gale winds on Isle of Sky just prior to stopping at the B&B just past the campground. Met some Brit riders at the tavern down the hill and tried some haggis for the first time and loved it.

Safe travels, hope to get to Europe again some day, maybe we'll cross paths?
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