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  1. Back to m'roots

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    A family holiday & a day off from parenting saw me drag the Transalp from it's summer-vacation slumber, after a quick dust off she fired first prod - not bad after standin outside for over a month & a with 14 year old Yuasa battery. Anyway, With no defined plan other than heading around some N...
  2. Halvarssons Combined Tank bag and Backpack

    Product Reviews
    Mounted it yesterday, thought about calling NASA but I managed in the end ;) 12L 8 pockets + the large/main is divided in two GPS/phone/map pockets with plastic screens Rain cover, without I think it will withstand moderate rain I'm a "simpler is better" kind of guy and well.. there are a...
  3. Heading north

    Africa Twin
    Heading to northern Norway today for a 2 week vacation. I'm planning to camp, fish and do some photography. I will be blogging (in norwegian) here: Andreas Ravnestad | ctrl-paw-delete Here is the queen ready for conquest: Also I discovered that my camera can take excellent IR photos...
  4. The Simpsons do Europe! 2014

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    The Simpsons tour Europe! 2014 Hi all, just back from our summer vacation 2014! Fiona, riding her BMW G650GS and myself riding the Honda VFR1200X Crosstourer set off for our usual summer trip on the bikes from Elgin in the northeast of Scotland heading for the other side of the border to catch...
  5. My homemade aluminum panniers for Africa Twin...

    Africa Twin
    Hi! I thought that I should share my experience regarding the DIY aluminum panniers I've made the last days and fished today. I'm sorry if my English is to poor for some of you but I'll hope that you will understand the images! First of all, I sat down and googled, a lot! I found a website...
  6. A northen trip

    Africa Twin
    Saturday morning I got in the seat and headed north. I've lived up north in Luleå and spent a lot of time in the swedish mountains and forrests through my life but never gone far north to the Finnish and Norvegian wilderness, I figured i would be a nice start of a long vacation to get my mind of...
  7. Wilber rear shock now ... Or wait for Ricor?

    Africa Twin
    Hi lads, I'm currently in Singapore, partly on vacation, partly to stock up on some needed spares for my RD07A, like tires and cables. Having found almost all things I was looking for, I unexpectedly found a new Wilbers shock. Presumably a 640, but I forgot to take note, so not 100% sure. I...
  8. Xmas spirit

    Chatter
    Started getting in the spirit this week, early this week i watched the National Lampoons christmas vacation, classic film i love it the just had this sent to me as reminders of Xmas Ho Ho ****ing Ho - Kevin Wilson - YouTube!
  9. Insurance for International Rider (Canadian) on Vacation in UK

    Insurance
    Hi all, any help would be greatly appreciated. My brother is here for 4 weeks and would like to take my AT for a rip up to Scotland and 'round some West Coast for some surfing. He has a full license from Canada. Try as we might I cannot add him to my insurance (eBike) without cancelling the...
  10. On vacation

    Chatter
    I'm lucky enough to be going into Europe for a family holiday(in the car:() this weekend though via Blegium/Germany, Austria, Italy, France and back home. So no powered riding but taking my bicycle - hope to do the Stelvio (up and down) and then Alp D'Huez/Galibier. See how much slower I am...
  11. Africa Twin on vacation.. :)

    Africa Twin
    Hello all... I haven't posted anything for quite a while... I've been very busy and right after that I went on holiday... I've had a 2 weeks holiday on my AT, through Montenegro.. A beautiful country, with a lot of mountain roads, with lots and lots of curves... We've ridden for 2400 km in 2...
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