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by Peirre
Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Car dealers
Replies: 14
Views: 492

Re: Car dealers

I looked at various options inc carwow to buy a new car, but once it got down to the detail, what the the brokers discounted, they front loaded at the other end of the deal. So I took the figures on paper to my local dealer and they did a deal to match the one offered by the broker. This was January...
by Peirre
Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: car behaviour when joining a main carriageway
Replies: 33
Views: 1245

Re: car behaviour when joining a main carriageway

Ive lost count of the number of times I’ve driven down the motorway in a truck and had to give a toot on the horn to make drivers aware of my presence as they are fixated on the door mirrors while joining the road and not looking over their shoulder to notice the 65ft 44t truck alongside them.
by Peirre
Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Asked not to put a bike in a car space at work
Replies: 32
Views: 1305

Re: Asked not to put a bike in a car space at work

Wipe dog shit under the door handle of the Bentley
by Peirre
Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Route Advice please - Calais to Carcassonne (ish)
Replies: 12
Views: 496

Re: Route Advice please - Calais to Carcassonne (ish)

You can ride it there in a day!
I did Millau to Roye virtually non stop last year in around 10hrs on the bike, and I had the experience of riding the Periferique
by Peirre
Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Scotland to Portugal 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1761

Re: Scotland to Portugal 2019

There’s a commercial Facebook and instagram account called “Portugal Cool” with some interesting short videos of tourist sites which should give you a taster inc one of the serre de Estrela www.facebook.com/670154183077395/posts/ ... 651062267/
by Peirre
Mon Feb 04, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Scotland to Portugal 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1761

Re: Scotland to Portugal 2019

I saw this post a while ago on one of the FB pages “amigos da Estrada Nacional 2” It’s a topic from the Irish TV channel RTE about Portugal’s Route 66 https://www.rte.ie/lifestyle/travel/2019/0124/1025224-a-guide-to-portugals-route-66/ A recent story on an American TV travel show mentioned the route...
by Peirre
Mon Feb 04, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Scotland to Portugal 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1761

Re: Scotland to Portugal 2019

Peirre do you know if book is available in English?) . Atm it not published in English, but there is a discussion about this but I wouldn’t hold my breath waiting. However despite being in Portuguese it’s easy to use with lots of images and maps listing the places km by km north to south. Also IF y...
by Peirre
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Scotland to Portugal 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 1761

Re: Scotland to Portugal 2019

I heartily recommend riding the N2 (Estrada national 2) thru Portugal South from Chaves (km 0) to Faro (Km 574), a very historic route and passes some amazing scenery, inc the geographic centre of Portugal. There’s a Portuguese language guide book that details the N2 with specific Km by Km info of s...
by Peirre
Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Empty fuel container on airplane? Possible?
Replies: 18
Views: 1145

Re: Empty fuel container on airplane? Possible?

iirc most airlines will assume any fuel container whether new or used has at previously contained fuel, and therefore will refuse to accept it on a flight

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