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Offline roninvt

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Re: Riding in Finland
« Reply #25 on: September 04, 2014, 08:18:55 AM »
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Offline Oma Aika

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« Reply #26 on: January 21, 2016, 12:11:53 PM »
I just noticed that I've been gone for too long! Season 2015 was good and bad for me. About 38 000 kms/24 000 miles.
My wife Viivi got a bike of her own: http://www.vanhamoto.net/2015/05/ma-tulen-dollyn-kanssa.html and http://www.vanhamoto.net/2015/08/moottoripyoran-madallus-ja.html  - and she learn quickly to ride!

But I fell and broke some bones: http://www.vanhamoto.net/2015/12/kaaduin-wagner-rikki-hiljaisuus.html

We saw nice places around this country like this waterfall: http://www.vanhamoto.net/2015/09/hepokongas-ja-muuta-markaa-kajaanin.html



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Offline Oma Aika

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NO Riding in Finland
« Reply #27 on: February 02, 2016, 01:06:52 AM »
Well, it's NOT the best riding season in Finland as it's Winter so no riding this time. But how about a sauna in a bus? A moving sauna with living room for chatting and beer? A bus that stops at lakes (they were just starting to froze) for a swimming brake, at motorcycle dealer, at bar... and people are wearing just swimming suits and bathrobes?  :eek:

Story and lots of pics: http://www.vanhamoto.net/2016/01/saunabussi-oinen-uinti-uimapuvussa.html







...and making snowangels nude...?  :clap:
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Offline Oma Aika

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Re: Riding in Finland
« Reply #28 on: May 18, 2016, 02:39:44 PM »
Riding season is really on now here... we spent the First May riding in East Fienland
Story and pics http://www.vanhamoto.net/2016/05/vappu-varkaudessa-kolilla-kevaan.html

In the middle Finland lakes were still ice covered but almost no snow. Southern lakes were free from ice.



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Re: Riding in Finland
« Reply #29 on: May 19, 2016, 11:22:41 AM »
Thanks for the Ride Report! Are you all healed up now?

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Re: Riding in Finland
« Reply #30 on: May 19, 2016, 02:11:57 PM »
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Offline Oma Aika

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Re: Riding in Finland
« Reply #31 on: May 19, 2016, 11:05:45 PM »
Thanks for the Ride Report! Are you all healed up now?

Mostly, but the left wrist is still painful and doesn't do like it should. Thanks to my insurance company - they didn't pay physical therapy and I don't have afford for that.  :dunno2:
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Re: Riding in Finland
« Reply #32 on: May 20, 2016, 08:29:47 AM »


Mostly, but the left wrist is still painful and doesn't do like it should. Thanks to my insurance company - they didn't pay physical therapy and I don't have afford for that.  :dunno2:
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Wow I didn't realize that Finland is just like the USA.
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Offline Laitch

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Re: Riding in Finland
« Reply #33 on: May 20, 2016, 10:50:53 AM »
Wow I didn't realize that Finland is just like the USA.
It isn't exactly like the USA. It's a modified Medicare/Medicaid arrangement but the difference is you need not be elderly or impoverished to receive primary care without cost.

Treatment for the initial complaint is supported by national health care. Elective and outpatient treatment is often performed by the private sector. In those cases, sometimes  treatment is covered by national policy; sometimes it isn't. Private sector service fees must be paid by the patient at the time of treatment. If the service qualifies, reimbursement to the patient by national health care comes later.
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Re: Riding in Finland
« Reply #34 on: May 20, 2016, 10:55:59 AM »
she parks HER Motobricks in Finlandia!!

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Re: Riding in Finland
« Reply #35 on: May 22, 2016, 01:24:59 PM »
Thanks for that:I always enjoy your ride reports/pictures.Hope you are back to 100% fit soon.
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Re: Riding in Finland
« Reply #36 on: January 21, 2017, 11:56:51 AM »
I wanted to bump Oma's thread to repost this link to his website. He has an abiding interest in motorcycles and cars. His photography is excellent and just the thing to inspire wrenching and future riding plans when some of us are off the road.  :clap:
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Re: Riding in Finland
« Reply #37 on: January 21, 2017, 01:03:02 PM »

Thanks Laitch looks huge and very interesting and very diverse, a great a pity it's not a bit closer. Also my Finnish is a bit rusty could please translate.
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Re: Riding in Finland
« Reply #38 on: January 21, 2017, 02:06:54 PM »
If you use google chrome as your browser and hit the translate button google does a pretty decent job of turning Finnish into English
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Re: Riding in Finland
« Reply #39 on: January 21, 2017, 02:11:48 PM »

 :2thumbup:  Thanks.

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Offline Laitch

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Re: Riding in Finland
« Reply #40 on: January 21, 2017, 02:22:19 PM »
If you use google chrome as your browser and hit the translate button google does a pretty decent job of turning Finnish into English
There is a Translate function in the upper right corner of the homepage. Pick your language, or learn a new one!
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Offline Oma Aika

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Re: Riding in Finland
« Reply #41 on: January 22, 2017, 01:09:05 PM »
Routes have their own page: http://www.vanhamoto.net/p/ajoreitteja.html  Almost all in Finland,just a couple of the routes lead to Norway.



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Offline Laitch

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Re: Riding in Finland
« Reply #42 on: January 23, 2017, 06:51:49 AM »
Routes have their own page: http://www.vanhamoto.net/p/ajoreitteja.html  Almost all in Finland,just a couple of the routes lead to Norway.
Thanks, Oma!
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Offline Oma Aika

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Re: Riding in Finland
« Reply #43 on: February 22, 2017, 05:52:01 AM »

Winter is still here but we are getting ready for the spring and rides - to get more ride reports! Mr Oma Aika (=my time) bikes are getting service at the moment but all Viivi had to do was washing her bike. She got that idea while she was dressed for a totally different situation. First she got shampoowater on her new leather skirt and and the only spare-skirt in the car was short. Very short. On the other hand, that incident caused some great unplanned pics!



The new leather skirt needed to be replaced...


 

...with this skirt.


There were naturally some other people getting in and out  in that big garage (a bomb shelter actually) so they probably had a good time! 
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More of that here with pics and text (use the translator on the upper right corner): http://www.vanhamoto.net/2017/02/kevatta-valmistellessa.html 
(and at the end of the story there are four tiny dots  - links to hidden pics only for very openminded people!)
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