Corona Covid 19 trip across Europe

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Re: Corona Covid 19 trip across Europe

Post by Marino » Mon Jun 08, 2020 5:25 am

gogs01 wrote:
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Brilliant !
Many thanks for taking us with you and posting the pictures. :D
Congratulations on completing the trip in an excellent time.
My days of cruising at 160kph on motorways are far behind me - I hope you didn't trigger any speed cameras ..... :oops:
On the plus side, your bike is very economical if you were getting over 50mpg travelling at those speeds :thumb:
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No I didn’t trigger any speed camera, I did 160 only on the unlimited parts of the autobahn. I did follow all limits. As computer says average speed on all 2000km was 111 km/h what is 69 miles/h.
At 160 consumption was 40 miles /gallon, not bad at all.
It would be fantastic if I could stick all the way at 100 miles/h, it would take me only 12 hours instead of 18

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Re: Corona Covid 19 trip across Europe

Post by gogs01 » Mon Jun 08, 2020 11:30 am

[quote=Marino post_id=1134329 time=1591590324 user_id=23569No I didn’t trigger any speed camera, I did 160 only on the unlimited parts of the autobahn. I did follow all limits. As computer says average speed on all 2000km was 111 km/h what is 69 miles/h.
At 160 consumption was 40 miles /gallon, not bad at all.
It would be fantastic if I could stick all the way at 100 miles/h, it would take me only 12 hours instead of 18
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Good man ! I hadn't realised you were referring to (unlimited) German autobahn. My experience on them has been that they are very busy, so fairly short bursts of (very) high speed, then going with the flow of traffic until the next clear stretch, then another short burst of speed. I guess the roads are reasonably quiet now, so allowing high cruising speeds. You would have to stop for fuel more often, but at 40mpg and a 23 litre tank that wouldn't slow you down much either.
All that distance at legal speeds and only 18 hours was pretty good going ! :thumb:

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Re: Corona Covid 19 trip across Europe

Post by dynax » Mon Jun 08, 2020 2:23 pm

@Marino Not sure if it will affect you but from the 10th Austria are closing some roads to motorcycles :thumb:

https://www.femamotorcycling.eu/banning ... -in-tirol/
Mike, just cruising around with Xena 8-)
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Re: Corona Covid 19 trip across Europe

Post by Gerontious » Mon Jun 08, 2020 3:01 pm

dynax wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 2:23 pm
@Marino Not sure if it will affect you but from the 10th Austria are closing some roads to motorcycles :thumb:

https://www.femamotorcycling.eu/banning ... -in-tirol/
they are NOT closing the roads to motorcycles. they are banning bikes with loud (non standard) exhausts!!
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Re: Corona Covid 19 trip across Europe

Post by Marino » Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:18 pm

dynax wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 2:23 pm
@Marino Not sure if it will affect you but from the 10th Austria are closing some roads to motorcycles :thumb:

https://www.femamotorcycling.eu/banning ... -in-tirol/
Anyway I will be on the motorway only

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Re: Corona Covid 19 trip across Europe

Post by Marino » Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:39 pm

Update from cro,
Today went on island of Krk, connected to the main land by the bridge.
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Went to visit friend of mine who build summer house on the island, bit remote area far from the beach (10 min. By car),
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Post by Marino » Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:40 pm

Two proper ugly faces
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Post by Marino » Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:43 pm

After chill out around the pool went for pizza in city of Krk on island of Krk ( I know they didn’t have ideas how to name the town)
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Thanks to corona island is almost empty, no tourists, so we had restaurant just for us.
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Re: Corona Covid 19 trip across Europe

Post by Gerontious » Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:47 pm

Excellent.
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Re: Corona Covid 19 trip across Europe

Post by Bender » Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:50 pm

Marino wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:18 pm
dynax wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 2:23 pm
@Marino Not sure if it will affect you but from the 10th Austria are closing some roads to motorcycles :thumb:

https://www.femamotorcycling.eu/banning ... -in-tirol/
Anyway I will be on the motorway only
Is there a full list for all bikes

Unlikely I would be there on the bike but I have a removable baffle on a car that's bloody noisy
Bite my shiny metal ass..

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Re: Corona Covid 19 trip across Europe

Post by Marino » Mon Jun 08, 2020 7:36 pm

Bender wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:50 pm
Marino wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:18 pm
dynax wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 2:23 pm
@Marino Not sure if it will affect you but from the 10th Austria are closing some roads to motorcycles :thumb:

https://www.femamotorcycling.eu/banning ... -in-tirol/
Anyway I will be on the motorway only
Is there a full list for all bikes

Unlikely I would be there on the bike but I have a removable baffle on a car that's bloody noisy
They don’t care about cars. Motorcycles only, as it says in that text, les decibels from the bikes than local tractors, buses and tracks, but people are annoyed by bikes. Probably if you will just roll with engine off they will complain because of tyre noise

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Re: Corona Covid 19 trip across Europe

Post by rob m » Mon Jun 08, 2020 7:39 pm

Brilliant!

Great trip report.

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Re: Corona Covid 19 trip across Europe

Post by gogs01 » Mon Jun 08, 2020 8:10 pm

I fancy going out for a pizza. There's a restaurant open in Croatia ..... :D

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Re: Corona Covid 19 trip across Europe

Post by Marino » Mon Jun 08, 2020 8:16 pm

gogs01 wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 8:10 pm
I fancy going out for a pizza. There's a restaurant open in Croatia ..... :D
Everything is open, all bars and restaurants

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Re: Corona Covid 19 trip across Europe

Post by Marino » Mon Jun 08, 2020 8:17 pm

Here if second wave of shit starts it will be disastrous.

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