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Posted 06 March 2012 - 04:45 PM


I have got to warn you Bill, I roomed with SacramentoMike when Wheatie and Karl rode their FJR's out to California. Mike smells funny, he smells really funny!

So you are saying that I should stick some car air fresheners to his forehead???


Actually yamafitter, you would probably be better off if you stick the car air fresheners on your nose! He perhaps may also ask if you want to shower with him: JUST DON'T DO IT!

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Posted 06 March 2012 - 11:38 PM


I've a Question for the FJR Forum Alps Extreme Particpants: Have you booked your room at the Hotel Europaischer Hof, if you're arriving early to participate in the BMW Tours and the Munich City Tour? All the AZ Beemers have already booked their rooms!

I refer you to post #157. If you were not cluttering this thread up with all that BMW propaganda it would have been about post #3. SacMike & I are booked and ready to ride, tour, eat, drink, whatever. I WE promise not to make fun of the Beemer crowd as long as you keep me US drunk on 16-year old single malt.


No post is so good it can't be improved on, Bill.


I have got to warn you Bill, I roomed with SacramentoMike when Wheatie and Karl rode their FJR's out to California. Mike smells funny, he smells really funny!

So you are saying that I should stick some car air fresheners to his forehead???


The forehead's not the problem.
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Posted 07 March 2012 - 03:19 AM

The forehead's not the problem.


yamafitter, what I was so politely trying to tell you is this: SacramentoMike is the King of the "Air Biscuits"! In other words, SacMike can produce "Boofers" and "Irish Trouser Bombs" like no one else on this Planet. If Papa Chuy Viejo is the Prince of Farting, then Mike D. would be the Emperor of Fartage! jes' sayin' and nuff' said!

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Posted 07 March 2012 - 04:08 AM

yamafitter, what I was so politely trying to tell you is this: SacramentoMike is the King of the "Air Biscuits"! In other words, SacMike can produce "Boofers" and "Irish Trouser Bombs" like no one else on this Planet. If Papa Chuy Viejo is the Prince of Farting, then Mike D. would be the Emperor of Fartage! jes' sayin' and nuff' said!

So I should bring an assortment of corks & pipe plugs then. <_<
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Posted 07 March 2012 - 04:11 AM


yamafitter, what I was so politely trying to tell you is this: SacramentoMike is the King of the "Air Biscuits"! In other words, SacMike can produce "Boofers" and "Irish Trouser Bombs" like no one else on this Planet. If Papa Chuy Viejo is the Prince of Farting, then Mike D. would be the Emperor of Fartage! jes' sayin' and nuff' said!

So I should bring an assortment of corks & pipe plugs then. <_<


Since you want to travel light when motorcycling Europe, I'd just recommend a roll of duct tape. Tape your nose shut for the smell and your ears shut for the explosions!

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Posted 07 March 2012 - 01:37 PM

OK, Ignacio. Please close this thread.
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Posted 07 March 2012 - 03:13 PM

OK, Ignacio. Please close this thread.


SacramentoMike, we all loved your performance last year in London! Bravo, Excelente!

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 06:59 AM

http://kingofthealps...alpsphotos.aspx If you're freezing your Ass off in Canada or Sacramento, here's a really nice Alps Slideshow from John "King of the Alps" Hermann!

http://www.amazon.co...d/dp/1884313701 I also highly recommend John's book "Motorcycle Journeys through the Alps and Beyond!

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 06:24 PM

Found this website from another motorcycle forum

http://www.theworldg...ound-world.html

Would be be riding on number 1 and number 11?
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Posted 25 March 2012 - 07:35 PM

http://www.theworldg...ound-world.html


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Posted 25 March 2012 - 11:25 PM

Found this website from another motorcycle forum

http://www.theworldg...ound-world.html

Would be be riding on number 1 and number 11?

Film @ 11. I plan to have two helmet cameras (front & back views) to capture the ride. When I was in Italy you needed to watch out for the buses in the switchbacks.
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Posted 26 March 2012 - 05:11 AM

Found this website from another motorcycle forum

http://www.theworldg...ound-world.html

Would be be riding on number 1 and number 11?


Dudes, we definitely will be riding # 1 and # 11. Also, on our "free" day of Sunday, August 12, the day of our second night in Levico, Italy, I also intend to ride Number 2 Forcella Lavardet. Our Tour Guide may already have Forcella Lavardet on the day's Itinerary, but if not I'll ride it by myself and with whomever wants to ride it with me!

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Posted 26 March 2012 - 05:44 AM


Found this website from another motorcycle forum

http://www.theworldg...ound-world.html

Would be be riding on number 1 and number 11?


Dudes, we definitely will be riding # 1 and # 11. Also, on our "free" day of Sunday, August 12, the day of our second night in Levico, Italy, I also intend to ride Number 2 Forcella Lavardet. Our Tour Guide may already have Forcella Lavardet on the day's Itinerary, but if not I'll ride it by myself and with whomever wants to ride it with me!


Kind of thought that Don.... thanks once again for making us take this ride!
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Posted 02 April 2012 - 04:20 PM

Achtung Alps Extremists: Have you Fine Folks bought John Hermann's excellent book yet, Motorcycle Journeys Through the Alps? If not, I highly recommend that you purchase it; it will make riding these passes a lot more fun if you know more about them before we strafe them, lots of intimate detail on each of our routings! Here is page 207 from the Second Edition, we will be riding up the Kauner Tal Valley!

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 04:29 PM

Page 208 describes how we reach die Stau See from Imst, using the spectacular Piller Hohe pass; next morning our first new pass is die Reschen. I bought my Herr Hermann book back in 1998, I immediately broke the binding and three hole punched each page. Each page measures 5.5" by 8.5", perfect size for the viewing window of a tank bag. On each day I ride the Alps, I have the day's passes I want to bag laid out in order in my tank bag sleeve. Alps Master Hermann has even translated this excellent book into the Canadian National Language!!

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 04:39 PM

http://www.amazon.co...d/dp/1884313701 For less than the average cost of yamafitter's daily bar tab you can own this outstanding Alps resource, you will regret not having it with you in the Alps!

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Posted 03 April 2012 - 07:03 AM

This is the top of Kaunertal, taken on my 2004 Alps and Dolomites Expedition. We AZ Beemers did not ride it again in 2007, I really regret that we missed Kaunertal then!

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Looking back down the Kaunertal Valley from Stau See. http://www.kaunertaler-gletscher.at/en

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Saddling up the next morning, after spending the night in the mountain climber huts. SacramentoMike and yamafitter will be snuggling up together to keep warm!

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The long steady sweepers climb up the incline from the Valley floor down in Imst, Austria.

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Posted 03 April 2012 - 07:53 AM

This is the narrow Reschen Pass Road, we ride this the next day after our night spent on top of Kaunertal.

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A shot of the Reschen See we will be riding alongside of for a number of kilometers.

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Stopping along the road for snacks and refreshments, waiting for the Canadian riders to catch up! That's me in the black and white shirt, looking out for those Hosers!

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The Frostback Canuckistanis finally arrived to the group, they had been futiley searching for a Tim Horton's! http://www.alpineroa...rol.php#reschen

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Posted 03 April 2012 - 09:08 AM

Don, Tim Horton's now have a Tim Card just for losers ...

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Whenever on the road in the less civilized portions of the world I pack my own ...

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Don, Tim Horton's now have a Tim Card just for losers ...

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Whenever on the road in the less civilized portions of the world I pack my own ...

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