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by Willandkate
Thu Jul 16, 2015 8:21 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: My run to the Stella
Replies: 8
Views: 1458

My run to the Stella

Here is my very quick RR of our recent trip to the Stella. It was my and a mate Lee Davies on his FZ8 that normally looks like this Slide1_2015-07-16.JPG The bike get abuse on tar and dirt, displays of which I saw when we rode together earlier in the year in his native Wales. After a ferry crossing,...
by Willandkate
Tue Jul 07, 2015 10:39 am
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: 2 x Graham Field Books - Brand New
Replies: 3
Views: 437

Re: 2 x Graham Field Books - Brand New

Both great books and he's a bloody nice bloke as well
by Willandkate
Sat Jul 04, 2015 6:26 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: smoothest,comfiest adv bike? vstrom 650?
Replies: 23
Views: 3278

Re: smoothest,comfiest adv bike? vstrom 650?

With your experience you should already understand the compromise of any bikes with weight/off road /off road ability/size /weight etc
Tranny, versys, 800 tiger non xc, Beemer 650 singles or the 700 twin whatever they call it..
There ain't no magic answer
by Willandkate
Sun Jun 28, 2015 7:24 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Are you doing the Stella this year?
Replies: 16
Views: 1514

Re: Are you doing the Stella this year?

Me and a mate will be there, I'm on the 800xc and he's on a Fz8 but that won't stop him trying to get to the top! Arriving Sat night and got a cheapo hotel in Bardonecchia. Up bright n breezy Sunday as high as we can then scooting off to a mates campsite in Chamonix. Dover Calais thurs 9th then back...
by Willandkate
Sat Jun 27, 2015 7:00 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Coast of the UK
Replies: 7
Views: 1049

Re: Coast of the UK

Anybody on this place ever done a ride around the UK coast? It could be my next solo adventure. I've done LEJOG, rode around Scotland and in May rode around France on my todd so trying to think of my next solo adventure. Was wondering how long it would take and the approx. mileage with decent place...
by Willandkate
Tue Jun 23, 2015 8:09 pm
Forum: MEETS & RUNS
Topic: Overland Event
Replies: 16
Views: 2682

Re: Overland Event

Yep, it was a good'n for sure. Hopefully it'll be repeated next year and everyone can come

Cheers
by Willandkate
Thu Jun 18, 2015 9:45 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Ewan mc Gregor ,is off on a new trip
Replies: 42
Views: 5598

Re: Ewan mc Gregor ,is off on a new trip

Let's put any one of our lives under the microscope and see how it stands up to scrutiny especially from a lot of potentially jealous and ill informed people. Who knows what he's like and why he's doing it or does shite TV ads etc. Good on anyone who does a big ride on a bike they love ( defo a bit ...
by Willandkate
Tue Jun 16, 2015 6:26 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: "Off to the land of the ice and snow aaaahaaahaaahaah"! - On a bit of a budget!
Replies: 60
Views: 7190

Re: "Off to the land of the ice and snow aaaahaaahaaahaah"! - On a bit of a budget!

Morning :)...replying from the deck of the Harwich to Holland ferry! Route is Holland, day in Amsterdam, up to Denmark, few days mountain biking, then hirtshals to the faroes...and onto Iceland. Thanks for the comments... I had 2 weeks off to get everyrhing sorted, last few days of cladding/wiring ...
by Willandkate
Tue Jun 16, 2015 6:48 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: "Off to the land of the ice and snow aaaahaaahaaahaah"! - On a bit of a budget!
Replies: 60
Views: 7190

Re: "Off to the land of the ice and snow aaaahaaahaaahaah"! - On a bit of a budget!

Looks pretty pro to me. Don't plenty of people go to Iceland on bicycles?

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