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Ferry booked

Post by Jayrob » Thu Aug 25, 2016 8:11 pm

The ferry is booked 31st
The 990 engine is on the bench waiting for parts
Got no chance with bank holiday upon us ,i`ve a van and a 525 exc
What are your thoughts on vanning the 525 to Newhaven catching the ferry on the 525 to Dieppe and riding to my caravan 270 miles using N and D roads like i do on the 990 ?

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Re: Ferry booked

Post by 92kk k100lt 193214 » Thu Aug 25, 2016 8:15 pm

Whyever not?

Although a big bike is nice as one who toured on a 125 many moons back I have to say you can travel on any kind of 2 wheels big or small and really enjoy it.

Get the 525 sorted and go for it!. Something a bit lighter thrown around N and D roads can be real fun. No reason to van it as far as the ferry either.
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Re: Ferry booked

Post by herman » Thu Aug 25, 2016 9:44 pm

Change the gearing and you are good to go. Clive has done similar on a 200exc all be it a shorter distance, soft luggage and a heat shield
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Re: Ferry booked

Post by Redmurty » Fri Aug 26, 2016 6:11 am

Jayrob wrote:The ferry is booked 31st
The 990 engine is on the bench waiting for parts
Got no chance with bank holiday upon us ,i`ve a van and a 525 exc
What are your thoughts on vanning the 525 to Newhaven catching the ferry on the 525 to Dieppe and riding to my caravan 270 miles using N and D roads like i do on the 990 ?
sounds like bloody good fun to me (thumbs)

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Re: Ferry booked

Post by Big Yellow Tractor » Fri Aug 26, 2016 6:44 am

Trail / Enduro bikes on twisty roads are the most fun and 270 miles is a very doable distance in a day.

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