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  1. british bergen side pouches

    Africa Twin
    got asked what they are! two 5 lit side pouches clips onto crashbar. great for moving weight forward when loaded up. clips of to become backpack. total ballance of bike much better
  2. Achtung Spitfire.....

    Chatter
    Excited as on Friday I'm off to Germany on the mighty Busa.... Off to Celle/Hohne/Bergen-Belsen on the Friday and Saturday, then on Sunday off to Oschersleben to watch the German round of the World endurance championship to support the honda TT legends team - returning back to the uk on Monday...
  3. panniers crashbars and other things i did

    Africa Twin
    thought i would just add a few picks of what i did luggage wise and lessons if learnt on my last coast to coast trip. the trip itself was not seriously hard-core, but dealing with weight solo on and especially ofroad is always a challenge and of coarse a serious handicap. all im busy doing is...
  4. Bike rental in Scotland - recommendations?

    Travel
    Hi, My friends and I are planning for next years bike trip abroad. For the last couple of years we have seen Norway (of course :cool:), Portugal, Spain, Italy, Austria and Germany. Now the time has come for.... Scotland! Until recently we had a nice ferry going from Bergen to Newcastle, but...
  5. new kit

    Transalp
    So then, after lots of reading, thinking, more reading and more thinking I've decided on kit for the bike. And ordered it! I have the XL700VA 2008. A used set of SW-Motech 37L panniers in black and rack :) SW-Motech Raiser bar SW-Motech Crashbar SW-Motech Mirror Extentions (hate the narrow...
  6. Norway... Tips anyone?

    Travel
    Hi All, I've started on one of my favourite activities, planning & dreaming of my next trip. In this case, a 17-day trip from Netherlands to Norway this summer. A few questions I'm hoping some of you can help with: 1. July or August? 2. I'll need new tyres before the trip anyway, should I...
  7. Germany weekend 2010.....

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    I'm heading off to Germany either Thursday 23rd or Friday 24th Sept - heading to Celle/Hohne/Bergen untill Late Sat then down to Frohburg staying at Colditz (Which is now a youth hostel). there is road racing at frohburg on the Sunday and then a mad rush home on the monday.. looking at approx...
  8. Advice on Norway

    Great Roads/Routes
    Anyone wanna try something new, what abt. a trip to Norway ? The trip described is starting in Kristiansand, but of course you may opt to start in Stavanger or bergen, and then take this trip as a roundtrip back to those cities (if ferry from Newcastle ..) First of All. Norway has weather and...
  9. Finally - Judas Priest in my town

    Chatter
    Hi, Living in the second biggest, but still a small, town in Norway we are not spoiled with regards to concerts with big bands. But guess what - my all time favourite Judas Priest are visiting Bergen on June 8th. And I have a ticket. Lucky me :D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D On the other side, Judas coming...
  10. Arctic Highway

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Off to do Arctic Highway in July. Calais to Rostock. Ferry to Helsinki. Helsinki to Kirkenes. Kirkenes to Bergen. Ferry to Newcastle and then home. Anybody any thoughts, has done route, unusual things to see/ side trips etc. :cool:
  11. Up 4 it?

    Chatter
    Planning a trip around Baltic in 2005. No firm agenda other than Adventure and meeting interesting people (I doff my cap to Mr Wooley's similar account on this site). General plan is clockwise from Scandanavia as I've been told you'll meet the Devil if you go anti-clockwise (I'm game!). I've...
  12. Norway

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    My first post to these forums, so thought I'd just try a few photos from last years summer road trip to the North Cape (Nordkapp) in Norway. First photo is of yours truly in the far north (Finmark), and the second is of my travelling buddy, in the fjords west of Bergen. Even in June there...
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