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Forum: European Delivery 07-27-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By sno_duc
I'd love to take my Ducati 916 (oldie but still...

I'd love to take my Ducati 916 (oldie but still fun) over there. :p
Forum: European Delivery 07-27-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By sno_duc
No one is questioning your or Mrs.ZTR riding...

No one is questioning your or Mrs.ZTR riding skills. (the only time I've gone that fast was PIC in a Mooney 201)

Riding skills is part of the equation, local knowledge of rules (written and...
Forum: European Delivery 07-26-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 511
Posted By sno_duc
Germans are unbelievably careful around other...

Germans are unbelievably careful around other people's cars. You do not see parking lot dings, ever.
Forum: European Delivery 07-26-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 511
Posted By sno_duc
Do a gear-head ED. (wife would be bored after the...

Do a gear-head ED. (wife would be bored after the first car museum, at least mine would)
Head over to Stuttgart, for the M-B / Porsche museums. Then isn't there a Bugatti museum in Mulhouse?
Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By sno_duc
Seward?

Seward?
Forum: European Delivery 07-16-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By sno_duc
Which means his car was delivered with more than...

Which means his car was delivered with more than a cupful of gasoline. :thumbup:
(Show of hands, how many have had to stop for fuel with in an hour after leaving the Welt?)
Forum: European Delivery 07-13-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 731
Posted By sno_duc
As you point our here I can say with 99.9%...

As you point our here

I can say with 99.9% certainty that this will not be your only ED. (if you're like us and a lot members who frequent this board, 5 minutes after you drop the car off you're...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-09-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 460
Posted By sno_duc
Pro caddies know the course. I've played a...

Pro caddies know the course.

I've played a couple of courses that had GPSs in the carts, told you the exact distance to the front of the green. I think there are now apps that will do that for 90%...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-09-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 460
Posted By sno_duc
If you can find the right foursome, go for it. ...

If you can find the right foursome, go for it.
Take a few private lessons, you'll learn more in an hour one on one than a week of group lessons.
Leave the woods at home, most casual players blow it...
Forum: European Delivery 07-03-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By sno_duc
http://www.gasthaus-kugelmuehle.de/index_engl.php...

http://www.gasthaus-kugelmuehle.de/index_engl.php
It's 15 minutes or so from Salzburg.
Great place and the owner is a huge BMW fan. (he drives a 535)
Forum: European Delivery 07-01-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By sno_duc
In 2012 on the wife's ED, we went Berchtesgaden...

In 2012 on the wife's ED, we went Berchtesgaden (Kugelmuhle) to Merano Italy via the Grossglockner then on to Lindau (Nonnenhorn).
I would suggest dropping south into Italy, Merano, Lake Como, or...
Forum: European Delivery 06-15-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,003
Posted By sno_duc
It does feel like that. Plus the time...

It does feel like that.
Plus the time difference, Alaska is 10 hours, you do lose a day going over.

ZTR, look at DB and see what's a 1 to 2 hour train ride away. Ingolstadt? Stuttgart?
Forum: European Delivery 06-15-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By sno_duc
A Leatherman, and safety vest for each person. ...

A Leatherman, and safety vest for each person.
(the only time I've used the Leatherman was opening a bottle of wine ;)
Next ED going to add a tire pressure gauge.
Forum: European Delivery 06-13-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By sno_duc
Got make from Anchorage a couple of hours ago,...

Got make from Anchorage a couple of hours ago, had fun coming back, ran with a Imperial Blue 535 from Portage to the Seward turn-off. Sometimes I was in the lead, sometimes following, and the MKZ...
Forum: European Delivery 06-12-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By sno_duc
Yes, I will specify all-seasons. Then when I...

Yes, I will specify all-seasons.
Then when I get home Blizzaks on second set of rims in the winter, Pilot Super Sports in the summer, and down the road just before trade-in put the OEM all-seasons...
Forum: European Delivery 06-12-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By sno_duc
Milepig, thanks for the tip on the Amsterdam...

Milepig, thanks for the tip on the Amsterdam drop-off.
We have done the new hotel every night style and we've done the spend two or three nights at each spot. Much prefer the latter.
Strasbourg is...
Forum: European Delivery 06-11-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By sno_duc
Input, Bitte

I'm going up to Anchorage Friday, among other things going to get the ball rolling on our next ED.
General plan.
Dec 6th - leave Anchorage
Dec 7th - arrive Amsterdam
Dec 9thish- DB CNL to Munich...
Forum: European Delivery 06-09-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,114
Posted By sno_duc
My understanding is, if someone knows for sure...

My understanding is, if someone knows for sure correct me, when the compute (ECU) is first programed the mileage is set at 999,997.0, which allows for 3 miles of dyno testing, and should end up at...
Forum: European Delivery 06-03-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By sno_duc
Head up the U-3 to OEZ, huge mall, you should be...

Head up the U-3 to OEZ, huge mall, you should be able to find something there.
Check the wiki for info on VAT refunds.
Forum: European Delivery 06-01-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
Posted By sno_duc
Not just Rome, in any major European city a car...

Not just Rome, in any major European city a car is a PITA.
There's a reason Vespa's and Smart cars are so popular in Europe.

The best thing to do is park it at the hotel and use public...
Forum: European Delivery 06-01-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
Posted By sno_duc
Have you purchased the airline tickets? Might...

Have you purchased the airline tickets?
Might consider flying into Rome, spend 3 days, then train or plane to Munich.

ps Take lots of picture in Bologna. (there's a 916 and Monster in my garage...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-31-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,033
Posted By sno_duc
A few years back I attended a week long gas...

A few years back I attended a week long gas turbine school in Vegas.
The instructors flat told us that they could count the number of students who won more than $1,000 on one hand, students who lost...
Forum: European Delivery 05-27-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,486
Posted By sno_duc
PM sent. Great write up :thumbup:

PM sent.
Great write up :thumbup:
Forum: Off-Topic 05-22-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By sno_duc
I've got 150' of garden hose strung out, hooked...

I've got 150' of garden hose strung out, hooked up ready for action.
Chainsaw has a brand new chain on, full of fuel / bar oil, cleaned the plug and air-filter.
All the important papers and photos...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-22-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By sno_duc
Finally some good news. ...

Finally some good news.
http://www.ktuu.com/news/news/live-journal-of-southcentral-alaska-wildfires/26119056

Been really smoky this morning.
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