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by Italy1
Fri May 31, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Rest of World
Topic: Lake Como anyone...? https://www.lakecomohostel.com/index.php
Replies: 2
Views: 185

Re: Lake Como anyone...? https://www.lakecomohostel.com/index.php

"...The Italians didn't quite know what to make of our shenanigans as they carried me down to the lake and chucked me in so I could have a swim (it's not good to swim with your prosthetic leg on)....."" lol I wish I'd been a fly on the wall too see their faces :-) I remeber the first time I met you ...
by Italy1
Fri May 31, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Rest of World
Topic: Lake Como anyone...? https://www.lakecomohostel.com/index.php
Replies: 2
Views: 185

Lake Como anyone...? https://www.lakecomohostel.com/index.php

stumbled across this place one very latte night when the weather was not minded to let us camp...…..https://www.lakecomohostel.com/index.php Probbably the very best location right on the shores of Lake Como on the westernn side. The place is clean, the foood is excellent and the bar is open late and...
by Italy1
Fri May 17, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: Hello there
Replies: 6
Views: 189

Re: Hello there

you have owned a bike for three years.....you think...? You lose track of time when you are having fun ….welcome from another Londoner.....ish….:-)
by Italy1
Wed May 15, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: MEETS & RUNS
Topic: And The 'MODS' have it !... (still)
Replies: 7
Views: 606

Re: And The 'MODS' have it !... (still)

Piaggio ever the best...…..maybe slightly biased :-) never knock a Vespa down my dad used to commute from Tuscany to Germany one an old vespa back in the 50's...… I wasn't built for one but I have to say they look cool and every time I see a bunch of them on the road I imagine Jimmy Cooper is still ...
by Italy1
Tue May 14, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: ABR Festival 2019
Topic: ABR Festival 2019 - The Details
Replies: 84
Views: 5633

Re: ABR Festival 2019 - The Details

possibly another not so bright question from me.....hope you are getting used to them by now Alun, will there be some light off road bikes to borrow to have a go at the off road beginners course or would we have to try with our own rides?

I would not want to try and pick up a Vara off the floor :-)
by Italy1
Mon May 13, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: Hello all....
Replies: 14
Views: 432

Re: Hello all....

Hello John,

Welcome to the world on two wheels, wise choice and I wish you many years of thrills on a bike. Only word of advise from an old man like me is: take it easy and enjoy the ride......watch out for the 100's of drivers out there wwho seem to be bikersblind…….


Cheers!
by Italy1
Fri May 10, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: Hi from Hampshire
Replies: 6
Views: 209

Re: Hi from Hampshire

sounds like a fab ride, good luck and welcome. It ain't the speed....it's the journey.....:-)
by Italy1
Wed May 08, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: Newbie off to the festival.
Replies: 10
Views: 333

Re: Newbie off to the festival.

Hi Alan and welcome to this forum. Number of us will be there as far as I know:-) I will be travelling with a mate on an AT.
I should be easy to spot as, last year,, I was the one and only Varadero 1000 at the festival. Great bash you won't regret it :mrgreen:
by Italy1
Thu May 02, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: ABR Festival 6-8 July 2018
Topic: ABR Festival 2018 images
Replies: 4
Views: 1341

Re: ABR Festival 2018 images

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:lol: it's the only place we could find you!
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Blame Nev!!!
by Italy1
Wed May 01, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: ABR Festival 6-8 July 2018
Topic: ABR Festival 2018 images
Replies: 4
Views: 1341

Re: ABR Festival 2018 images

nice pictures but...….in 2019 could I have one when I am NOT sampling local brew outside the bar....?
I have been bragging with all my mates back home that I have appeared on a Brit bike mag...….not for my biking skills by the look of it :lol:

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