Austria for Holiday !

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by *kartman*, Aug 16, 2009.

  1. *kartman*

    *kartman* GO Bacon GO !

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    Hi out there, so this will be my first "ride report".
    But I´ll mainly focus on posting some pictures for you and just give some general information about the trip.

    On monday, 13th July, I started a trip to autria with a guy I only knew from the internet, riding a GS 650. Our trip lasted 8 days and we did 2604 kilometers, riding through czech republic down to austria, where we did some beautiful roads and really enjoyed our time there :clap
    I´ve nearly never been abroad until that point of time, so a lot of things were new to me... :eek1

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    A short stop in Děčí.
    Most of my prejudices about czech were confirmed: In fact it is a poor country ! Lots of damaged buildings and bad roads.
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    Glad to get to austria !
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    The first mountains came up !
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    So, where was the roadfood-thread, eh ? :lol3
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    The Grossglockner High Alpine Road ! AWESOME !!!!
    Bikers heaven for 48 kilometers, reaching up to 2500 m above sea level !

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    Another beautiful road was the so called Nockalm-road. And further more there were less tourists...

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    Home sweet home ;)
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    Visiting the famous Erzberg !
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  2. zadok

    zadok Long timer

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    That Alpine road is awesome.:D
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  3. AtlantaViking

    AtlantaViking Long timer

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    One of these days....I'll do that ride. Any you camped it to - awesome. Fantastic pics!
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  4. Red Roadster

    Red Roadster Roaming Redneck

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    Thanks for the pics. Your photography is awesome. Did Italy this year, Austria is on my short list.
    Steve
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  5. GB

    GB . Administrator

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    Gorgeous ride, report and pics!! :clap Thanks for sharing your sunny Alps ride with us :thumb
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  6. drsales

    drsales Wondering Why

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    I wish Ohio looked like that! Just absolutely wonderful. I dream of riding mountains roads (Alps). One of these days.....maybe.:beer
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  7. Bowes

    Bowes Oman Dirty Biker

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    Very nice, brilliant pics:thumb
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