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Čeh

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Greetings from the Balkans
« on: August 21, 2017, 12:56:39 »
Hello from Belgrade, Serbia :)

I'm a 40y/o software developer, married (she rides a '91 Transalp at the moment), and we love travelling.
Having been a Yamaha (1996 Tenere 660) rider for 10 years, I figured it was time to beef it up a bit :D Bought the Vara (2001 model, carb SD02) and hit the road 2-up within a month.
The bike is amazing - much better than the Tenere for long journeys, altho I did have a few scary moments on the tiny mountain roads that I would not have had on the smaller bike, but hey... :)
Pics are from when we arrived to Crete, Greece and when we finished back in Belgrade.
Anyway, see you around, I hope!





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Re: Greetings from the Balkans
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2017, 13:27:14 »
Have pleasure with your "new" bike !  ;D Hope we have a chance to see you, your bike and wife in Andorra for our 20th meeting ! just have a look on our VIM section
Feel free to share your reports with pictures but please have a look here, to see the best way to show your pictures; unfortunately we do not have enough place on our servers ...
Warm welcome here !

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Re: Greetings from the Balkans
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2017, 13:40:19 »
And another warm welcome! Please enjoy our community and our forum.  VCIF_ThumbUp
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Re: Greetings from the Balkans
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2017, 13:57:02 »
Welcome and have fun here at this forum.
Next year in autumn Im troubling between the Black Sea (Odessa via SK; RO; BG; H; MD; UA) or the Balkans (SLO; HR; SRB; BiH; RKS; AL; MK; MNE).

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Re: Greetings from the Balkans
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2017, 16:22:35 »
Welcome!

I am half Balkan as one of my home is in Slovenia :)
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Re: Greetings from the Balkans
« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2017, 02:26:44 »
Thank you all for the kind welcome!
Andorra sounds awesome, I've made a quick route overview and it would stretch the budget quite a bit, but I wouldn't say it's impossible.  I'll have to look into lodging along the way, see where it would be best to stay etc...

Oh, and I've removed the attachments and inlined the images ;)

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Re: Greetings from the Balkans
« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2017, 02:33:29 »
Welcome from downunder.
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Re: Greetings from the Balkans
« Reply #7 on: August 23, 2017, 09:10:16 »
Thank you Čeh  ;) all good news !  VCIF_salut
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Re: Greetings from the Balkans
« Reply #8 on: August 27, 2017, 23:16:07 »
Hi Čeh

Welcome from Canada :)
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