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by Scott_rider
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: France, The Picos, and North West Spain
Replies: 0
Views: 123

France, The Picos, and North West Spain

Hi Guys. Thank for all the information earlier in the year about routes down to North West Spain and The Picos. I just got back from a fantastic 10 day trip. We did 3,100 miles, completely shagged a brand new set of tyres, and got 1 speeding fine but it was absolutely awesome. We stayed off main roa...
by Scott_rider
Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Route advice required - San Sebastián to Calais
Replies: 8
Views: 517

Re: Route advice required - San Sebastián to Calais

Thanks 8-) but we’re coming down through France that way so want to go back up via a different route .
by Scott_rider
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Route advice required - San Sebastián to Calais
Replies: 8
Views: 517

Route advice required - San Sebastián to Calais

It looks like we might end up riding home from Northern Spain due to the Brittany Ferries boat issue :cry: . If so, we need a route from San Sebastián up through France to Calais. We’ve got 3.5 days to do it, so 3 overnight stops before Calais. We want to stay off the motorways and avoid coming up t...
by Scott_rider
Thu May 30, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Brittany Ferries - anyone know what's going on?
Replies: 6
Views: 943

Brittany Ferries - anyone know what's going on?

Brittany Ferries - anyone know what's going on? The Pont Aven boat appears to have broken down about 3 or 4 times in May and is now out of service until at least 14th June....we're booked on it on 19th June... :? . Has anyone on the forum been affected or managed to get a refund or a reschedule so f...
by Scott_rider
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: Ducati Multistrada meets the Strata Florida
Replies: 29
Views: 3041

Re: Ducati Multistrada meets the Strata Florida

Nice one 8-) .
As a matter of interest is the 'Gap' road still open to bikes? Would be good to see a big bike go up that well-known route as well 8-) .
by Scott_rider
Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Route advice please - Picos/North West Spain
Replies: 8
Views: 650

Re: Route advice please - Picos/North West Spain

Thanks guys. Route all sorted and hotels booked 8-) . We’ve included those recommended roads 8-) .
by Scott_rider
Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: helmet removal at filling staions
Replies: 47
Views: 2777

Re: helmet removal at filling staions

Unfortunately, some religions think that their faith trumps British law. The authorities are also at fault by not upholding British law regardless of religion. I recently watched a documentary about France and the head of the Police said "in France, you are either French or you are not French. If yo...
by Scott_rider
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Asked not to put a bike in a car space at work
Replies: 32
Views: 2128

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

Sounds like the MD is a bit off with his thinking...after all, if you parked your car in the same space as where you parked your bike then he wouldn't have a problem...it's not like a random person has parked in one of his spots...however, "he who pays the piper calls the tune"... :(
by Scott_rider
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: helmet removal at filling staions
Replies: 47
Views: 2777

Re: helmet removal at filling staions

Maybe the attendant had been watching too many episodes of "The Sweeney" :lol: . A 1970's villain's favourite item of clothing when doing a 'job' was the motorbike helmet :lol: .

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