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by McOo
Tue Aug 07, 2012 7:22 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: motorcycling in syria
Replies: 23
Views: 2125

Re: motorcycling in syria

Met a Lithuanian biker Priest riding a Varadero on last trip who toured north Iraq 2010-11, said it was fantastic and had more grief in Ukraine/Russia than Iraq. His English wasn't great (100% better than my Lithuanian), but I think he crossed Turkey-Iraq and had to pay at the border for something -...
by McOo
Tue Jul 31, 2012 8:48 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Iceland (not the shop!)
Replies: 34
Views: 3015

Re: Iceland (not the shop!)

You will love it! We found Iceland pretty damn cheap actually. Meat and beer can be expensive, but if you can ration yourself off them for your stay it's easy on a budget. Campsite at Hirtshals port is pretty good actually, if you turn up late and leave early it's a free night. ;) Packing layers is ...
by McOo
Thu Jul 19, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Back to work blues..
Replies: 8
Views: 623

Back to work blues..

Urgh.. first week back at work after a long break is always a struggle. I carried a pannier full of fleeces and base layers to Iceland only for it to be sunny and 22 degrees! B) .. then come back to England and catch a feckin cold! :sick: Can't recommend Iceland on your own bike via the ferry from D...
by McOo
Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:55 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Prometheus
Replies: 49
Views: 4526

Re: Prometheus

Managed to suspend my sense of optimism for all of about 20 minutes and then sat through the rest of the film disappointed. Not even on par with Event Horizon, nevermind Alien.
by McOo
Wed Jun 06, 2012 8:44 am
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Your last £50.
Replies: 16
Views: 1785

Re: Your last £50.

One last tank of fuel and a year subscription to ABR. ;)
by McOo
Wed May 30, 2012 9:41 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: charley boorman is off again.
Replies: 61
Views: 5667

Re: charley boorman is off again.

Any more projects with Ross Noble planned? Maybe a joint effort at the Romaniacs etc?
by McOo
Tue May 29, 2012 8:49 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: IOM TT on ITV4
Replies: 4
Views: 1008

Re: IOM TT on ITV4

by McOo
Wed May 16, 2012 10:06 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: ACF-50 removal!
Replies: 25
Views: 10002

Re: ACF-50 removal!

Could have used this in Morocco when "can you clean my chain?" translated into a 20 minute scrub, rinse, chammy, polish, chain lube, before the bikes disappearing into a cloud of some kind of AC50 type stuff ...

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by McOo
Tue May 08, 2012 10:30 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: How long til you go and where?
Replies: 84
Views: 6922

Re: How long til you go and where?

38 days, 3 hours, 35 minutes, at least 5 repacks, 6 hours route planning, 3 DIY bike services and a 7.5 ton truck delivery of ration packs .. until we leave for Iceland via Denmark.
by McOo
Wed May 02, 2012 10:28 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: France
Replies: 14
Views: 1455

Re: France

Dipped headlights at all times. (got stopped in Auvergne for this)

Breathalyser is from 1st november.

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