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by devon john
Mon Aug 22, 2011 12:48 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: 1044mls in 24hrs
Replies: 31
Views: 2891

Re: 1044mls in 24hrs

thats very good reading and advice to a novice to long hales. i agree with you totally. i will be doing the first 650mls on my own so its splash and dash then i have the big part of the ride out of the way this will be done over night arriving at Iverness at 6-7am i have a mate there witch will feed...
by devon john
Mon Aug 22, 2011 10:50 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: 1044mls in 24hrs
Replies: 31
Views: 2891

Re: 1044mls in 24hrs

thanks guys
if you look on the iron butt forum they do a one ride wich in my mind is insane
11,000 in eleven days!!!!
i did the end-to end run thats two ways in a long weekend 1800 mls in the wet.
total mileage 2200 that was hard .

is it NIKLAS OR NICKLE ASS

JOHN
by devon john
Mon Aug 22, 2011 5:02 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: 1044mls in 24hrs
Replies: 31
Views: 2891

Re: 1044mls in 24hrs

agreed mate but this is Adventure bike forum where i would expect this type of mileage as the norm,
but to the average rider this is daunting:woohoo:

i have done big mileage many times over the last 45yrs of riding a i will enjoy my trip
and meet some great people

john
by devon john
Sun Aug 21, 2011 6:22 am
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: Hello from P4ulie
Replies: 17
Views: 1872

Re: Hello from P4ulie

if you look at what the Honda 90 boys get up too youve got a big big bike!!!
and if you talk to world traveler's most will tell you that there big bike is one of there mistakes as its to heavy on unmade roads theres a trend now to buy 250 or 350 and carry less

john
by devon john
Sun Aug 21, 2011 5:16 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: 1044mls in 24hrs
Replies: 31
Views: 2891

1044mls in 24hrs

this next weekend 25th aug i will leave here at 9pm from Bideford Devon to Iverness then down to Walesby in Nottingham total mileage 1044 i aim to finish the ride at 6pm fri 26th i am doing it for two reasons one to celebrate my 60th birthday earlyer this year and to raise some money for a charity t...
by devon john
Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:51 pm
Forum: HEROES
Topic: i think everyone should read this
Replies: 14
Views: 1926

i think everyone should read this

i was sent an Email from www.sierraoscartango.tk
if this correct i feel letdown and robbed
make your own mind up
i have done the last two wotton basett rides and there was a massive turnout
i think theres got tobe some answers?

john
by devon john
Sun Aug 14, 2011 6:21 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: camping at whitley bay??
Replies: 3
Views: 1125

camping at whitley bay??

at the end of November i am going for a weekend to Whitley bay Nth Shields
am was looking for a camp site that open and bike frendly.
there doesn't seem tobe any at that time of year??

john
by devon john
Fri Aug 12, 2011 5:06 am
Forum: MEETS & RUNS
Topic: the dragon rally feb north wales???
Replies: 4
Views: 915

Re: the dragon rally feb north wales???

yes mate i will be there, its a great event last year was there 50th anniversary. but remember you have to pre book and it only a one nighter!! we ride up on the friday and camp up near as posable to the venue BUT as per normal you have to get directions on the day to the site.done my first Dragon i...
by devon john
Tue Aug 09, 2011 2:22 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: BikeTour2012
Replies: 12
Views: 1759

Re: BikeTour2012

i have done this trip and i am doing a 1044ml in 24hrs the bank holiday weekend (aug) two weeks away.
when you come this way ie Devon i can ride down with you , and if you want you can stay here over night just outside of Bideford that if it plans with you

john
by devon john
Sun Aug 07, 2011 6:58 pm
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: devon calling
Replies: 13
Views: 2230

Re: devon calling

thanks mate my frend is picking up a 800xt next week.
i think hes made a goog choice

john

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