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OPTION 4: Ferry to Bibao/Santander, straight into the good stuff and a zig-zag down the Pyrenees to the med coast. Minimise your chance of cold, maximise your chance of heat.
I am heading to France for my first visit in a fortnight and to be honest all this makes the place sound pretty grim :shock: Oop North John nails it mate. Its a bloody fantastic place to ride your bike. You will love it. I guarantee you will be planning your next one maybe even before you get back!...
Got the dreaded funny lookin' envelope a week after I got back. 8:30 AM, a Sunday, empty m/way (ok, 1 7.5t truck and a wee van in the 30 miles from St Omer) on the way to the chunnel. Heeded all the warnings about "they are out to get us" and pootled about at 60mph. Obviously did not take how seriou...
- Wed Apr 24, 2019 3:12 pm
- Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
- Topic: Did you buy your bike new or used? Why?
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3 brand spankers out of 10 bikes owned in 28 years riding. 1st big bike - "still at home" - 1992 Divvie - 60k+ in 3years Lets 2-up tour Europe - working away - 2002 GSX1400K2 - 70k+ in 11 years Lets 2-up tour Europe but carry more shite - working away again - Crosstourer DCT - 30k so far in 6years. ...
- Tue Feb 05, 2019 4:13 pm
- Forum: RIDE REPORTS
- Topic: The Ride: London to Beijing.
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Really enjoyed it. Especially when the fella was needing to get another bike to ride in some obscure place and I was expecting them to pull out a Yongshendu 125cc or summit.....
As Peirre says, Serra de Estrella. It is not to to be missed. Absolutely stunning. Right up there with the best mountain roads in Europe. Stayed in Manteigas and did a few loops over 5 days. Incredible roads and scenery and was empty at the beginning of July. Although met another Scots couple in one...
The start or end of your trip: Torguish House, south of Inverness ( close enough to ride out for scran and a carry out) Torguish House, Daviot IV2 5XQ 01463 772208 https://goo.gl/maps/QWiFNVpHyxQ2 Just really nice folk. Grand house and an unforgettable garden. Don’t ususally recommend accom but this...
- Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:49 pm
- Forum: TRAVEL
- Topic: Getting my bike down to Folkestone from Scotland
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Reims is oft where we end up first day or thereabouts. This is worth a look https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4850/33044413618_cee95c362b_b.jpg DSC00222 by herman munster , on Flickr Seen photos of this place over the years but never been quite near enough/ or remembered it to visit but will be headin...