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Offline Cobramarw

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Re: Switserland; a trip with my son
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2011, 07:35:02 am »
Cobra! Looks nice!

Any way you can post the route you did here? say on google maps or something?
 

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Re: Switserland; a trip with my son
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2011, 08:38:07 am »
awesome pics, thanks for sharing
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Re: Switserland; a trip with my son
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2011, 09:02:14 am »
Great stuff!
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Re: Switserland; a trip with my son
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2011, 09:24:46 am »
Greuzi!
Great pics.
It is almost impossible to take a bad pic in that country.
It is really such a beautiful place.
I lived there on and off for 6 out of 12 years and would love to go back.
Even if just to show my wife my old stomping ground.
Someday baby!

But tell us how much dirt you rode?
Bet it was not a lot.
The smallest little road high up in the Alps is tarred as I recall.
You can also not just veer off the road and wing it.
Those farmers would shoot you.
They cherish every little blade of grass on those 2 hectare "farms" which they gather for their cows in the winter months (who live indoors!).
When I arrived there initially, with my bud we played frisbee in a car park and it landed on some okes grass.
He caught me fetching it over the fence and almost had a fit seeing me walking on the cows holy grass.
Really odd those okes who sing like girls with their skew cigars, little flowery shirts, ear rings and cow bells....
 

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Re: Switserland; a trip with my son
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2011, 09:31:21 am »
Very nice.
Thanks. :3some:
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Re: Switserland; a trip with my son
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2011, 05:40:53 pm »
Cobra! Looks nice!

Any way you can post the route you did here? say on google maps or something?

On each picture, you can see the name of the location integrated in the name of the picture.
Copy/paste in Google Earth, and you have good view on what we've done.
 

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Re: Switserland; a trip with my son
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2011, 06:04:36 pm »
But tell us how much dirt you rode?
Bet it was not a lot.
The smallest little road high up in the Alps is tarred as I recall.


That's not true!
I've attached a copy from the Denzel (www.denzel-verlag.de) which is my "bible" for the Alps.
There are still a lot of unpaved roads, but you have to know them...    :P
 

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Re: Switserland; a trip with my son
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2011, 02:04:01 am »

Very nice.  Motorcycle Mecca for Europeans.  Is there a lot of traffic on these roads?

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Re: Switserland; a trip with my son
« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2011, 07:21:06 am »
Beautiful scenery, thanks for posting.

It doesn't look like you were in the mood for swimming?  :D
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Re: Switserland; a trip with my son
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Re: Switserland; a trip with my son
« Reply #11 on: January 13, 2011, 05:32:53 pm »

Very nice.  Motorcycle Mecca for Europeans.  Is there a lot of traffic on these roads?

On the paved roads; yes indeed, a lot of traffic (but what's a lot...)

On the unpaved roads; no, you're alone on the world some times  :)
 

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Re: Switserland; a trip with my son
« Reply #12 on: January 13, 2011, 05:35:20 pm »
It doesn't look like you were in the mood for swimming?  :D

A bit to cold...
Icewater is nice but everything shrinks soooo much   ;D
 

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Re: Switserland; a trip with my son
« Reply #13 on: January 13, 2011, 06:49:20 pm »
You want to see the offroad in the Alps?



Take care, this movie is not mine. I've just copied the link.

But here you see a very nice trip I want to do some time   :P