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by Oop North John
Sat Sep 21, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Alpine passes
Replies: 6
Views: 122

Re: Alpine passes

Godspeed wrote:
Sat Sep 21, 2019 8:16 pm
Sorry to hijack post.... do you have to pay to go up the passes?
Some like the Grossglockner and Timmlesjoch, are pay to enjoy, most aren't.
by Oop North John
Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Morocco Entry Procedure
Replies: 7
Views: 224

Re: Morocco Entry Procedure

Might it be sensible not to show your passport number to the world?

Thanks for the info.
by Oop North John
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Alps advise
Replies: 14
Views: 613

Re: Alps advise

Agree with that but I think Stelvio runs east to west. The hairpins are on the east side. For me I’d want to ride up the hairpins so would come from Timmeljoch My directions were where you're coming from, so north side is coming from the north ie Timmlesjoch etc, BTW there's hundreds, if not thousa...
by Oop North John
Sun Sep 08, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Alps advise
Replies: 14
Views: 613

Re: Alps advise

North side ramp of the Stelvio is hairpin after hairpin, south ramp is much more flowing, so do you love hairpins going up or down the most?
by Oop North John
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Tesco's 10w-40 oil query
Replies: 17
Views: 796

Re: Tesco's 10w-40 oil query

minkyhead wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:39 am
...i get a nose bleed if its over three quid a litre :geek:
Off topic I know :roll: but when in France I don't buy wine which is cheaper than petrol :D
by Oop North John
Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Route des Grande Alpes
Replies: 7
Views: 400

Re: Route des Grande Alpes

I was down there a year ago, many happy memories jogged by seeing your pictures, thanks :D
by Oop North John
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: MEETS & RUNS
Topic: Ullapool
Replies: 50
Views: 2981

Re: Ullapool

If you're going up the A87 past Eilean Donan then at Sheil Bridge take the left turn for the Glenelg ferry, then the next right towards Totalg and enjoy 5 miles of varied road surface alongside Loch Duich which ends up opposite the castle. Different riding style needed compared to the A87 on the op...
by Oop North John
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: MEETS & RUNS
Topic: Ullapool
Replies: 50
Views: 2981

Re: Ullapool

You know what i am like with detours probably get there late tea time If you're going up the A87 past Eilean Donan then at Sheil Bridge take the left turn for the Glenelg ferry, then the next right towards Totalg and enjoy 5 miles of varied road surface alongside Loch Duich which ends up opposite t...
by Oop North John
Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: WE LOVE PICS
Topic: A photo you took, today
Replies: 8079
Views: 809988

Re: A photo you took, today

Looking at the Cairngorm 🌞🌞
by Oop North John
Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Scottish locals.....
Replies: 10
Views: 944

Re: Scottish locals.....

I can confirm that the midges is alive and well tonight by Loch Maree :? :? Glad you made it safe & sound :D . Good to meet up again this morning - I still owe you a coffe & cake ;) Steve T Thanks and I'll hold you to it. Very strange weather today, who stole the clouds? Though it dropped from 27 d...

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