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Old 7 Jun 2014
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Hello from a Dutchman in Switzerland

Hi all

First post on the HUBB! I met Susan and Grant yesterday in person at the Touratech event over here. Very nice to see them live and share the passion for travel!

About me:
* Born and raised in the Netherlands. I've lived in Switzerland since 1999.
* Riding since 2001, started with a Suzuki Bandit 600 (84.000km and going strong)
* Added a Ducati ST3s in 2009 (38.000km and going much stronger ;-))
* And finally last month a Yamaha XT660Z Ténéré. Planning to ride for a year starting mid 2016. Transasia "southern route". No final destination, yet Australia or New Zealand would be nice. I'll have plenty of time to get to know the bike and prepare it for the trip.

I hope to be able to give to and gain from this great forum.

Mark V

P.S. For (on-road) riding tips in the Swiss, Italian and French Alps: send me a message.
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yepp .. the presentation was great.

They got me too and I just decided to get up to the UK event w/ them after the TTT event in Niedereschach


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Aha. So that cool green-blue Honda Dominator was yours :-)

I wish I could join the ride to Donington. Have fun!

See you on the road,
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Originally Posted by Mark V View Post
P.S. For (on-road) riding tips in the Swiss, Italian and French Alps: send me a message.
Hi Mark,

We're planning a trip in a few weeks to exact the region you describes; Swiss, North Italian and maybe a little French Alps (around mnt blanc)
All camping with two on one bmw gs.
If you have tips, they are more then welcome

In now and a few years we're also planning a trip to Australia (and further?) via Asia

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