Family of 3 riding a sidecar through (almost) all of Europe, and east, to Mongolia..

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  1. bizoo_n

    bizoo_n Been here awhile

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    Hi everyone,

    Me, my girlfriend Oana and our four-year old son Vladimir, we just got back to Romania from a four-month trip across Europe, through 41 countries and 28.000kms. We rode a 2014 Ural Ranger (Gear-up) EFI, that we call Zair. I'm posting this only to share with you some of the pics we took along the way. There will be less to no text, but I'm more than happy to answer any questions.
    Here's the route and the three (four) of us, just to get an idea on who and what we're dealing with here. :) Be warned, you might just crave for a sidecar once we're done.. Enjoy!

    More updates will follow soon.

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  2. sages

    sages Been here awhile

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    Got to love the sword on the front of the sidecar :clap
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  3. Tyrepower

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    Yep, keep the pics coming. Try and just write a few words so we know where you are when the photo was taken.

    Cheers Richo
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  4. RNMedic

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    in for a prosptective Ural buyer
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  5. bizoo_n

    bizoo_n Been here awhile

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    Here we go:

    From Romania, just before leaving.
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    Hungary. Nice country, pretty flat, not that the curves are an Ural's favorite.
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    Budapest Biker's Camp. Got there by accident. Totally recommend it.
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    The village of Fucking, Austria. Actual name, nu Photoshop involved.
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    Seebruck, Germany.
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    Germany
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    Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany.
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    Pig7 Garage and Ural dealer in Berlin. A biker's paradise.
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    Camping Wiking, Dziwnowek, Poland. Very versatile bike.
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    Sunset at the Baltic Sea.
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  6. ivantheterrible

    ivantheterrible Been here awhile

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    love it. Great photos.
    Two in the sidecar for the whole trip? were they comfortable riding that way?
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  7. TropicalDale

    TropicalDale Lonely Rider

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    Great Photos! Thanks for sharing your trip with us.
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  8. bizoo_n

    bizoo_n Been here awhile

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    Yeap, both of them in the sidecar, with a 200 meter exception. They were comfortable, or... at least that's what they told me. When we were at the customs in Spain, coming back from Morocco, there was this guy, an official, yelling at us in Spanish. We couldn't understand a word and kept smiling, until the officer that took our passports told us that his boss, who's having a bad day, will not allow us to enter Spain with two-up in the sidecar. He suggested silently that my girlfriend should switch to the back seat of the bike and Vladimir stays alone in the sidecar. That's what we did, entered Spain, and switched back 200m later. Btw, does anyone here know the legislation concerning children and sidecars in Spain?!?
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  9. bizoo_n

    bizoo_n Been here awhile

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    The sword is an anti-zombie one. It was put there so we can ride through any that bumps in our way. Good piece of equipment, totally recommend it!
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  10. JCarp90

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    Holy shit this is amazing.
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    Love it - you are funny...and what an experience for Vladimir - he will certainly grow up adventurous!
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    Looks like a nice family trip!
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  13. bizoo_n

    bizoo_n Been here awhile

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    Estonia
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    Boarding the ferry from Tallinn, Estonia to Finland.
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    Finalnd
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    Wild camping in Finland.
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  14. JoeBiker25

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    Fantastic pics! More please :photog
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  15. Scooter22

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    A most excellent adventure! My compliments to all 3 of you! Keep it coming!
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    Brilliant!Photographic techniques!Travelling with families is definitely warm and fun,full of love.Enjoy it!
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  17. Jim K.

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    Now THIS is an adventure!! Send us more! The pics are full of life & joy....now we demand some prose to accompany the photos.
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    Amazing...

    Wait to read it...

    Cheers from Greece!!!
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    bizoo_n Been here awhile

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    Norway, on our way to Nordkapp.
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    Nordakapp.
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    Lofoten Islands
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    Atlantic Ocean Road in Norway.
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  20. Blader54

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    Super report! For sure Vlad will always remember this! Love the selfie taken on the move!
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