There Will Be Beer...

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by norseXL, Aug 24, 2019.

  1. norseXL

    norseXL Northman

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    One week, that's it.
    One week and our four week holiday have started.

    Who are we?
    Tore and Pia that's it and in about one week we'll ride out of Trondheim, Norway without any particular goals other than riding and drinking good beer in the evenings.

    Only thing I know so far is that the first leg will be to Oslo for the over-night boat to Kiel, Germany.
    Then, we will see...
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  2. norseXL

    norseXL Northman

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    The transportation...
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  3. Richarde1605

    Richarde1605 Long timer

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    Kippas suomy :-)
    Really sorry if that is a bad insult.
    Have fun
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  4. norseXL

    norseXL Northman

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    No idea, I don't speak Finnish :-)
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  5. almosthere

    almosthere Adventurer

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    I'm in:lurk
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  6. norseXL

    norseXL Northman

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    Went to work and fitted new tires front and rear...
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  7. RedDogAlberta

    RedDogAlberta High Plains Drifter

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    Sportsters and beer on a summer day. Well, it's non-alcohol beer for me now but I can't tell the difference.
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  8. Webman

    Webman Been here awhile

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    Subscribed, looking forward to reading your report!
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  9. mentolio

    mentolio Been here awhile

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    Wish I could go to! Subbed.
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  10. Richarde1605

    Richarde1605 Long timer

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    Yeah but it is in the Norse area :-)
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  11. norseXL

    norseXL Northman

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    Pia, my S.O. is 1/4 Finnish actually, grandmother came here as a kid when the russkies "liberated" their home town of Viborg.

    ...she don't speak it either... :doh
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  12. Richarde1605

    Richarde1605 Long timer

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    I know a couple of Pia's of the Finnish, a Lea and an Asko all from up north, the celts also share, is the language so different that it can't be understood?
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  13. norseXL

    norseXL Northman

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    Totally different language, in family with Hungarian.
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  14. Richarde1605

    Richarde1605 Long timer

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    Cool, I am on another planet here on the other side of the flat earth, perhaps I misunderstood an inflection
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  15. TropicalDale

    TropicalDale The Adventures of Peter Pan

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    Beer you say?
    I'm in
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  16. Webman

    Webman Been here awhile

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    That's a little like saying Mexico is in the US area, and then speaking Spanish to an American... :rofl:rofl:rofl

    Looking forward to those photos, Tore, gettting a little loopy here!
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  17. norseXL

    norseXL Northman

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    Not much of pics this week i recon, will be a mad week at work getting ajour.

    Fired up a S100RR friday after lunch after changing out some gears in the gearbox and heared a noise of rubbing dogs or something in there. Got so angry I had the engine out again and in the engine-stand in a little over an hour.
    It sits there waiting for me come monday, next friday can't come soon enough...
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  18. chudzikb

    chudzikb Long timer Supporter

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    Good beer is the enemy of great beer, lets hope you find great beer! For such a pursuit is indeed a noble cause.
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  19. Richarde1605

    Richarde1605 Long timer

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    Not my fault that muricans can't even speak English.

    https://www.fluentin3months.com/most-spoken-languages/

    Weird how American isn't on the list. But as you can see there are other commonly spoken languages, I wonder just how much Spanish is spoken in America!
    Sorry forgot to add the :rofl bs that you tried to score points with :-)
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  20. Drybones

    Drybones Fish bones are on my truck seat cover, too

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    Just finished reading your bike build thread...RESPECT!
    Best of luck on your first 4 week holiday for you, Tore and Pia. I really like your thread title for this RR...here's to finding great beer and having equally great experiences on your ride!
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