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by Simon_100
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: HISS 2018 - the 'Official Ride Report(s)
Replies: 105
Views: 10717

Re: HISS 2018 - the 'Official Ride Report(s)

I'm hoping to sort something, not sure how yet. :-) Steve I thought that you and Alison would be coming back Steve! :D The Aragon HISS is a totally different beast to Catalonia, more trails and most of them 'technical' plus amazing - and totally empty! - road routes! We also have the camping pretty...
by Simon_100
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: HISS 2018 - the 'Official Ride Report(s)
Replies: 105
Views: 10717

Re: HISS 2018 - the 'Official Ride Report(s)

'Full of fat blokes going fishing'... sound like visa application hall at Thai embassy in London! Precisely, I don't need to include 'in white tee-shirts' to give you the allusion then Phil! :) They are more likely to catch something in Thailand though !! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Meanwhile Alan is b...
by Simon_100
Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Ducati desert sled
Replies: 45
Views: 6549

Re: Ducati desert sled

if people do it on honda c90,s then any bike will do , now where's my Goldwing :D Actually guy form Iron Butt asked me a few months ago whether he could ride the Bardena Blanca desert on his Goldwing - you can and he did! :) Problem is it's the same price as a Triumph Street Triple, which will blas...
by Simon_100
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: HISS 2018 - the 'Official Ride Report(s)
Replies: 105
Views: 10717

Re: HISS 2018 - the 'Official Ride Report(s)

Hi Steve, Just PM'd you. Best wishes, Phil Glad to see you young lovers are finally 'hooked up' with each other! :lol: :lol: :lol: Meanwhile it's about time we started talking here about the September HISS meets here in Catalonia and down in Aragon. As you may know I promised a trail to link the tw...
by Simon_100
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:18 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Ducati desert sled
Replies: 45
Views: 6549

Re: Ducati desert sled

I'm looking forward to meeting this guy on the TET this summer: "This summer I will finally live my dream and drive the TET all the way down from Amsterdam, Belgium, France to my Spanish house near Figueres. Then through the Pyrenees to Portugal and down to Tarifa. Jump to Morocco for 15 days (if an...
by Simon_100
Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:13 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: HISS 2018 - the 'Official Ride Report(s)
Replies: 105
Views: 10717

Re: HISS 2018 - the 'Official Ride Report(s)

Anyone got Phil's contact details? He has the other KTM 400 that was much tidier than mine :) Or if you have contact with him please let him know I'm trying to contact him. Thanks Steve He's on this forum so you could send him a PM, but I'll mail him for you if you like. Can I give him your email? ...
by Simon_100
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: HISS 2018 - the 'Official Ride Report(s)
Replies: 105
Views: 10717

Re: HISS 2018 - the 'Official Ride Report(s)

Tim and Scott couldn't ride all week with us, so it was only Paul and me on the 4th day. We had picked a route including a visit to a motorcycle museum. Simon looked at our plans and commented, that there were 2 parallel tracks leading down the mountains, one of which steep with large rocks, while ...
by Simon_100
Sun Jun 03, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Today I are mainly listening to ...
Replies: 1554
Views: 124360

Re: Today I are mainly listening to ...

Phenomenal record Dave, wow, Memory Lane or what! Meanwhile thanks to the wonders of Youtube I correctly ID'd a number from Luis's excellent playlist in the bar here at Collegiate last night - I think Polly is still furious! :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5jI9I03q8E But to lighten up a bit your...
by Simon_100
Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: HISS 2018 - the 'Official Ride Report(s)
Replies: 105
Views: 10717

Re: HISS 2018 - the 'Official Ride Report(s)

A fantastic ride report Pip and great to meet you again - in somewhat more positive circumstances too methinks ... 8-) You'll be pleased to know that apart from three days last week it has continued to rain every day up in the Pyrenees - luckily for us those three days coincided with this stage of r...
by Simon_100
Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:31 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: HISS 2018 - the 'Official Ride Report(s)
Replies: 105
Views: 10717

Re: HISS 2018 - the 'Official Ride Report(s)

Hey Spadg - if you look at the snow ridge line in your second pic and go to the extreme left of the photo, over the other side of there is where we got stuck and couldn't continue on the last day. So we probably both got within 150 metres of the top from different sides. I've done the whole trail i...

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