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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #150 on: July 23, 2016, 12:03:00 »
Hi Guys,

now the Foto Report of The Dolomite Run on Friday 23.09.2016

We do it counter clockwise.  (Towns and passes written in  italian)

Start Hotel
Lake of Caldaro
Val di Fiemme Predazzo
Bellamonte Passo di Valles 2032 m
Passo San Pellegrino 1918 m
Passo Costalunga 1753 m
Lunch Hotel
Bolzano
Val Sarentino  Passo di Pennes 2211m
Vipiteno  Passo di Monte Giovo 2094 m
Back to the Hotel

 8)
Peter Johannes and Ralph Neely
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #151 on: July 23, 2016, 12:23:37 »
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #152 on: July 23, 2016, 12:31:20 »
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #153 on: July 23, 2016, 12:51:37 »
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #154 on: July 23, 2016, 12:53:47 »
thats it

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #155 on: July 23, 2016, 14:34:29 »
Looking good, can't wait!
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #156 on: July 23, 2016, 15:02:16 »
Thanks Peter J. And Ralph N. For the photos. Looks like a great trip.

Save trip and Happy Motoring.

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #157 on: July 23, 2016, 15:31:59 »
Quote from: Peter van Es
Looking good, can't wait!
Eliisa and myself certainly agree. Great indeed  :D
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #158 on: July 23, 2016, 16:52:35 »
I was in Bolzano last week!
Start of a little cycle ride with my 10 year old
To Venice.
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #159 on: July 23, 2016, 18:02:34 »
I'm also looking forward to this. 1400+ kms from where we live to Merano. On one hand, a long drive, but on the other, lots of open top opportunities! The latter is more important of course.
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #160 on: July 24, 2016, 15:41:00 »
An important message from the organizers:

Please, please have your mechanic / garage check your brake system before departure. Do tell him you are planning to drive 6 alpine passes in one day. During this trip you will cover large height differences. You will be climbing, but also descending a great deal. Having good brakes makes the difference between having an accident and having great fun!

Verify your brake lines, and ensure there is no air in them. Bleed all the air. Make sure your brake fluid is current, and certainly does not have any water in it (brake fluid is hygroscopic, and will attract water, which greatly diminishes brake performance when it gets hot -- and believe me, it will).

When descending, do brake using the engine. So (also if you have an automatic gear) descend in the same gear that you drove uphill in.


Note, you are taking part at your own risk. Fix these things now, before departure. Last year a German Pagoda group had problems with brakes as they were unprepared.

Peter
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #161 on: July 24, 2016, 16:39:09 »
Perfect Peter!  The other critical system is the cooling system. There are some very long steady uphill climbs with few if any breathing spaces.  Good idea to check out the cooling system at the same time the brakes are being reviewed.   
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #162 on: July 24, 2016, 18:24:50 »
Sorry for sounding a like a cowboy. I'm not, I'm serious about maintaining my car.

Mikael... the message was not aimed at you, but at everyone. I rally my car and know about this kind of preparation. Not everyone does, and this is stuff one needs to do before setting off!

Ralph, absolutely. A well working cooling system is important too. But if it does not work well, at least it will not kill you!

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #163 on: July 24, 2016, 22:00:47 »
Thanks for the good advice Peter, I've just had the MOT done, would that be enough you think?
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #164 on: July 25, 2016, 07:49:49 »
Kemal,

No. How old is your brake fluid ? If more than 2 years, replace. You are really going to stress your car...

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #165 on: July 26, 2016, 11:08:56 »
Hello all ,

Yes very good advice to make sure your car is ready to go mountain driving . 

By now everyone has received its last request for the final payment , please do before the end of August. 
You can reply on my Email address to send in your personal introduction ( 20 sentence and picture ) for our so called "facebook ".
Also please mention your partner or co-driver in this mail . From some of you it is still a mystery who is sitting in your car beside you.   

We will send you nr 2 Flyer coming week with all the details , addresses , tel numbers , and program .

Greetings from the 2016 Euro Event team
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #166 on: July 27, 2016, 02:34:30 »
Rick,

I have not seen any request for a specific amount for the second payment. Did this go to Martijn??

Also I want to add a request for a second car plate, since Martijn will need one for his wall of honor in Mijdrecht and I want to add one to my wall of honor in SoCal.

Sure am looking forward to this!!!
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #167 on: July 27, 2016, 08:07:30 »
Rick,

I have not seen any request for a specific amount for the second payment. Did this go to Martijn??

Also I want to add a request for a second car plate, since Martijn will need one for his wall of honor in Mijdrecht and I want to add one to my wall of honor in SoCal.

Sure am looking forward to this!!!

Exactly same for me.  Spoke to Achim (since we are planning to be a team) and he has received the request.  We will forward all items through Achim.

Rick, I would also kindly request a second car plate and will gladly pay extra for it, so it can also live in "SoCal."


Thanks.

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #168 on: August 11, 2016, 09:37:23 »
 :) ;) 8)
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #169 on: August 11, 2016, 21:29:15 »
OMG! The plaque is excellent! Great job.
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #170 on: August 12, 2016, 13:12:34 »
Agree with Jonny! Nice work!
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #171 on: August 12, 2016, 22:11:43 »
Looks Great Peter!! Congratulations to the Team.
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #172 on: August 15, 2016, 22:01:32 »
Would love to take part . Just joined SL Pagoda group today saw the event.
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #173 on: August 16, 2016, 21:34:49 »
Hi,
Just joined the Pagoda SL Group
230sl auto black cream and wanted to know if there was any avalability to join in and if anyone else from London will be going.
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #174 on: August 16, 2016, 22:02:11 »
Hi John,

You will need to seek out the organisers, I suggest Rick007 and see if there were any vacant spaces that have come up.  I believe it was pretty much booked out at the beginning of the year but there may have been some drop off’s. There was very limited spaces available. If you are not able to get abroad this Tour, the next will be in Two years time assuming there is a couple of volunteers and will be well advertised on the Forum.

  Certainly a few from UK attending as well as USA and Australia.
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