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About me


I have a big hobby. It is riding my motorcycle. I ride all over Europe and currently it is BMW Motorrad providing the best tools for the job for me. Sometime for just the thrill of riding exciting roads like the Alps, sometimes to see the interesting sites there are to see. This is a large part of what you will find on these pages. My R1100S and K1200S motorcycles, my travel adventures, my photography.

I have been to Holland (my home country), Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, England, Wales, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Czech, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Greece, Macedonia, Albania, Croatia and Bosnia. Damn, this is becoming a long list... It’s probably shorter to mention that I have essentially been to every country in Europe except for some Eastern European countries and Russia. All on my motorcycle of course. :)

And I am not done yet.

When I get back from a trip, I already have new ideas floating around in my head for a new one. Mostly I am restricted by the time I can take off from work.

Unfortunately, I am also a bit of a geek. That means that putting the site together technically is typically more interesting than putting in actual content...

If you are still reading, and you are wondering about the origins of my nicknames:

  • “throttlemeister” comes from always riding point with my friends, and as such dictating the pace on trips
  • “Mo’Gas” comes from me always being the first one running on empty, and needing more gas
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ME... OR NOT...

NICK NAME:
‘throttlemeister’ or ‘Mo'Gas’

OCCUPATION:
Sr. Technology Consultant, whatever that means.

CAMERA GEAR:
Fuji X-T1
Fujinon XF14mm F2.8 R
Fujinon XF23mm F1.4 R
Fujinon XF35mm F1.4 R

Nikon D800 with MB-D12 grip
Nikkor AF-S 24-120/f4G VR2
Nikkor AF-S 50/f1.8G
Nikon SB-910

COMPUTER:
Custom PC build

LAPTOP:
Apple Macbook Pro with Retina display
  • intel Core i7 2.8GHz
  • 16GB DDR3 SDRAM
  • 512GB flash storage
  • Wacom Cintiq 13HD external screen/tablet

FAVORITE SUBJECTS:
Travel photography, motorsports

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT:
Any place with twistie roads

PERSONAL MOTTO:
“Work is just a way to finance the things you want to do in your spare time.”